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You cannot go ahead while you are getting even.

Author: Dick Armey

Profession: American Politician

A man who contemplates revenge keeps his wounds green.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

Something of vengeance I had tasted for the first time; as aromatic wine it seemed, on swallowing, warm and racy: its after-flavor, metallic and corroding, gave me a sensation as if I had been poisoned.

Author: Charlotte Bronte (1816-1855)

Profession: British Novelist

Some people would rather get even instead of get ahead.

Author: Les Brown (1945)

Profession: American Speaker, Author, Trainer, Motivator Lecturer

Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.

Author: Confucius

Profession: Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher

Just vengeance does not call for punishment.

Author: Pierre Corneille (1606-1684)

Profession: French Dramatist

An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.

Author: Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)

Profession: Indian Political, Spiritual Leader

When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge than to let him keep her.

Author: Sacha Guitry (1885-1957)

Profession: Actor and Playwright, Born in St Petersburg, Russia

You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.

Author: Lou Holtz (1937)

Profession: American Football Coach

While seeking revenge, dig two graves -- one for yourself.

Author: Doug Horton


One good act of vengeance deserves another.

Author: John Jefferson


Revenge is the act of passion, vengeance is an act of justice.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

What ever the motive for the insult, it is always best to overlook it; for folly doesn't deserve resentment, and malice is punished by neglect.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

Don't get mad, get even.

Author: Robert F. Kennedy (1925-1968)

Profession: American Attorney General, Senator