Delay in vengeance gives a heavier blow
Vengeance is mine, and I will repay.
Vengeance, deep-brooding o'er the slain, Had locked the source of softer woe, And burning pride and high disdain Forbade the rising tear to flow
Vengeance is a dish best eaten cold
Art makes murder into the supreme image of Beauty and in doing so sets free the vengeful God. (referring to Jean Lorrain's LE VICE ERRANT)
The guillotine is the ultimate expression of Law, and its name is vengeance; it is not neutral, nor does it allow us to remain neutral.
Every decent man in America ought to swoon with joy for the opportunity to crush with his heel the woolly head of this black lizard, to keep him from scuttling on his belly farther over the earth and spitting forth his venom of death!
Grudges are for those who insist that they are owed something; forgiveness, however, is for those who are substantial enough to move on.
It is unfortunate that in most cases when the sins of the father fall on the son it is because unlike God, people refuse to forgive and forget and heap past wrongs upon innocent generations.
Part of me wants justice for this. Part of me wants to never cause harm to another.
Wendy is still dead. I hadn't understood before: it really doesn't bring them back. Somehow, you think, despite what you know, it will be a trade. Find the person who did the wrong thing and they will suffer instead of the one who was killed. Instead, that person just suffers too.
When it comes to world news, attitude is what marks the distinction between justice and vengeance. Justice is pure, but vengeance brings more ruin.
To seek greatness is the only righteous vengeance.
War always reaches the depths of horror because of idiots who perpetuate terror from generation to generation under the pretext of vengeance.
Respect the dead, learn from them, do not follow or avenge them.