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50 Revenge Quotes to Help us See the Big Picture

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Our latest collection of revenge quotes on Everyday Power Blog.

In life, people will always enjoy hurting others. Whether physically or mentally, it’s part of the human nature for other people to want to hurt you.

As you climb up the ladder of success, you’ll meet different kinds of people, many of whom will try to bring you down. You’ll meet people who will hate you and say negative things to you. However, it’s upon you whether or not they hurt you.

Despite the negative things people may try to do or say to you, you should keep focusing on creating the life of your dreams. You should care less about their dislike of you because most people shouldn’t really matter to you.

People will look down on you because they think you can’t make it. They believe that you’re bound to fail. If you really want to get back at them, achieve the success they laughed at you for thinking you could achieve.

Here are some insightful revenge quotes to remind you that the best way of getting back at people is by living the life of your dreams.

Revenge quotes to help us see the big picture

 

1.) “The best revenge is to live on and prove yourself.” – Eddie Vedder 

 

2.) “Neglect kills injuries, revenge increases them.” – Ben Franklin

 

3.) “An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

 

4.) “When you begin a journey of revenge, start by digging two graves: one for your enemy, and one for yourself.” ― Jodi Picoult

 

5.) “It is commonly said that revenge is sweet, but to a calm and considerate mind, patience and forgiveness are sweeter.” – Isaac Burrow

 

6.) “To seek greatness is the only righteous vengeance.” ― Criss Jami

revenge quotes on seeking greatness

 

7.) “Revenge is not worthy of you. If you concentrate on revenge, you will keep those wounds fresh that would otherwise have healed.”—Adeline Yen Mah

 

8.) “Revenge is not sweet; it is gloomy and a waste of time.” ― Anna Bayes

 

9.) “Always stay gracious, the best revenge is your paper.” – Beyonce

 

10.) “A man who contemplates revenge keeps his wounds green.” – Francis Bacon

 

Eye-opening revenge quotes

 

11.) “The old law about an eye for an eye leaves everybody blind.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

 

12.) “There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.” – Josh Billings

 

13.) “Revenge proves its own executioner.” ― John Ford

revenge quotes on being own executioner

 

14.) “Not forgiving is like drinking rat poison and then waiting for the rat to die.”—Anne Lamott

 

15.) “Revenge can only be found on the road to self-destruction.”—Wayne Gerard Trotman

 

16.) “Revenge is not always sweet, once it is consummated we feel inferior to our victim.”—Emile M. Cioran

 

17.) “Revenge is the act of passion, vengeance is an act of justice.” – Samuel Johnson

 

18.) “Revenge is often like biting a dog because the dog bit you.” – AUSTIN O’MALLEY

 

19.) “Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind.” – Juvenal

 

20.) “The best revenge is to show them that your life is getting better after they’re gone.”– Nishan Panwar

 

Inspirational revenge quotes

 

21.) “The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.” – Marcus Aurelius

 

22.) “Living well is the best revenge.” – George Herbert

revenge quotes on being the best

 

23.) “Revenge may be wicked, but it’s natural.”—William Makepeace Thackeray

 

24.) “He that has revenge in his power, and does not use it, is the greater man.” – WELLINS CALCOTT

 

25.) “Revenge is not a noble sentiment, but it is a human one.”—Rudy Giuliani

 

26.) “Revenge is what I want. Nothing but pure unadulterated revenge. But my mother brought me up to be a lady.”—J. P. Donleavy

 

27.) “The man who seeks revenge digs two graves.” – Ken Kesey

 

28.) “There is nothing wrong with revenge. The wrong has already been done, or there would be no need to even the score.”― Ashly Lorenzana

 

29.) “A need for revenge can burn long and hot. Especially if every glance in a mirror reinforces it.”― Suzanne Collins

 

30.) “The soul of mercy is better than a soul that is revengeful.”– Angelina Elise

 

Wise quotes about revenge

 

31.) “Revenge is never the answer”― Kasie West

 

32.) “Nothing inspires forgiveness quite like revenge.” – SCOTT ADAMS

revenge quotes on what it inspires

 

33.) “Revenge is barren of itself: it is the dreadful food it feeds on; its delight is murder, and its end is despair.” –Friedrich Schiller

 

34.) “Revenge is an infection of the spirit.”― Jonathan Maberry

 

35.) “Success is the best revenge.”― Kanye West

 

36.) “Revenge is backward looking, whereas rationality is forward looking — so the two fail to engage.” – Alan Hamlin

 

37.) “Funny thing about revenge. It could make a killer out of a nun.” ― Kevis Hendrickson

 

38.) “I want revenge, but I don’t want to screw up my karma.” ― Susane Colasanti

 

39.) “Revenge is the infliction of pain, in consequence of the neglect or violation of duty.” – ELHANAN WINCHESTER

 

40.) “I’ve learned that from a war ignited by revenge, nothing can be born, but sorrow. – Aladdin” ― Shinobu Ohtaka

 

Other revenge quotes

 

41.) “A man who desires revenge should dig two graves.” – Unknown

 

42.) “Revenge, the sweetest morsel to the mouth that ever was cooked in hell.” ― Walter Scott

 

43.) “Revenge is Always Sweet, it’s the Aftertaste that’s Bitter.”― Joshua Caleb

 

44.) “An eye for an eye is never enough. Never, never, never.”—Adrian Phoenix

 

45.) “While seeking revenge, dig two graves—one for yourself.”—Douglas Horton

revenge quotes about digging graves

 

46.) “Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man’s nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.” – Francis Bacon

 

47.) “Revenge is never the best driver for a battle, but a common one.” – Janet Morris

 

48.) “Revenge has its own special taste.”– Job

 

49.) “Revenge is the raging fire that consumes the arsonist.” – Max Lucado

 

50.) “There is no such thing as justice, all the best that we can hope for is revenge.”― Emilie Autumn

 

How did you find these revenge quotes?

As you create the life of your dreams, you’ll encounter different kinds of people. Many people will try to step on you and hurt you. People will try to raise themselves above you and say negative things to you. That’s part of our human nature and it’s something you can’t change.

Instead of getting bothered by such people and seeking revenge against them, the best solution is to be the successful individual you told them you’d be. Hopefully, the quotes above have inspired you to live the life of your dreams no matter what others might say or try to do to you.

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