„The best revenge, like the best sex, is performed slowly, and with the eyes open.“

—  Gregory David Roberts, buch Shantaram

Quelle: Shantaram

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Gregory David Roberts4
australischer Autor 1952

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Marcus Aurelius Foto

„The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury.“

—  Marcus Aurelius, buch Selbstbetrachtungen

VI, 6
Variante: The best revenge is not to be like your enemy.
Quelle: Meditations (c. 121–180 AD), Book VI

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Benazir Bhutto Foto

„Democracy is the best revenge.“

—  Benazir Bhutto 11th Prime Minister of Pakistan 1953 - 2007

As quoted by her son, in "Democracy is the best revenge: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari," in Times of India (30 December 2007) http://web.archive.org/20080102174719/timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Democracy_is_best_revenge_Bilawal_Bhutto_Zardari/articleshow/2662912.cms?

„Revenge is a dish best served unexpectedly and from a distance - like a thrown trifle.“

—  Frances Hardinge British children's writer 1973

Quelle: Twilight Robbery

Halldór Laxness Foto

„Slowly, slowly winter day opens his arctic eye.“

—  Halldór Laxness Icelandic author 1902 - 1998

Sjálfstætt fólk (Independent People) (1935), Book One, Part II: Free of Debt

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Dorothy Parker Foto

„Living well is the best revenge.“

—  Dorothy Parker American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist 1893 - 1967

George Herbert Foto

„520. Living well is the best revenge.“

—  George Herbert Welsh-born English poet, orator and Anglican priest 1593 - 1633

Jacula Prudentum (1651)

Pierre Choderlos de Laclos Foto

„Revenge is a dish best eaten cold.“

—  Pierre Choderlos de Laclos French novelist, official and army general 1741 - 1803

La vengeance est un plat qui se mange froid.
Commonly said to be from Les liaisons dangereuses, but not found there.
Misattributed

Marcus Aurelius Foto

„To refrain from imitation is the best revenge.“

—  Marcus Aurelius, buch Selbstbetrachtungen

Quelle: Meditations

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Walter Gropius Foto

„The mind is like an umbrella - it functions best when open.“

—  Walter Gropius German architect (1883-1969) and founder of the Bauhaus School 1883 - 1969

As quoted in The Art of Looking Sideways by w:Alan Fletcher, p. 129

Mario Puzo Foto

„Revenge is a dish that tastes best when served cold.“

—  Mario Puzo, The Godfather

Variante: Revenge is a dish which taste best when served cold.
Quelle: The Godfather

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Foto

„My mother always said democracy is the best revenge.“

—  Bilawal Bhutto Zardari politician in Pakistan 1988

As quoted in "Bilawal Bhutto named chairman of PPP" by Barkha Dutt, at ndtv.com (30 December 2007)

Richelle Mead Foto

„That was the best not-sex ever.“

—  Richelle Mead, buch Spirit Bound

Quelle: Spirit Bound

Mindy Kaling Foto

„Happiness is the best revenge, you know? Just be happy. It's a choice.“

—  Emily Giffin American writer 1972

Quelle: Heart of the Matter

Gregory Colbert Foto

„The stars you see at night are the unblinking eyes of sleeping elephants, who sleep with one eye open to best keep watch over us.“

—  Gregory Colbert Canadian photographer 1960

Ashes and Snow : A Novel in Letters (2005) Flying Elephants Press

Jenna Jameson Foto

„The best sex takes place in the mind first“

—  Jenna Jameson, buch How to Make Love Like a Porn Star: A Cautionary Tale

Quelle: How to Make Love Like a Porn Star: A Cautionary Tale

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