„Resolved, never to do anything out of revenge.“

No. 14.
Seventy Resolutions (1722-1723)

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„Fool that I am," said he,"that I did not tear out my heart the day I resolved to revenge myself".“

—  Alexandre Dumas, buch Der Graf von Monte Christo

Variante: What a fool I was, not to tear my heart out on the day when I resolved to avenge myself!
Quelle: The Count of Monte Cristo

„Revenge is for dreams…never for reality.“

—  Alfred Bester, buch The Stars My Destination

Quelle: The Stars My Destination (1956), Chapter 12 (p. 194).

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„I write out of revenge.“

—  William Goldman American novelist, screenwriter and playwright 1931 - 2018

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„I don't do anything in a vindictive manner. Look at my 14-year track record in Gujarat. People don't vote me to power to take revenge.“

—  Narendra Modi Prime Minister of India 1950

Interview with media outlet, quoted by First Post, "People don't vote me to power to take revenge: Modi" http://www.firstpost.com/politics/people-dont-vote-me-to-power-to-take-revenge-modi-1483319.html (16 April 2014).
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„Do not indulge yourself in a self-pitying, self-gratifying revenge.“

—  Nick Drake (poet) British writer 1961

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Kontext: Death makes us strangers to ourselves... Do not indulge yourself in a self-pitying, self-gratifying revenge. More than likely you would simply end up dead as well.

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„We will never forget. If it takes us five or ten or twenty years, we will never rest until we get our revenge.“

—  Konrad Adenauer German statesman, Federal Chancellor of Germany, politician (CDU) 1876 - 1967

As quoted by General Sir Charles Fergusson in a memorandum (10 July 1945), recalling conversations with Adenauer in 1918-1919, at the end of World War I. As published in Adenauer : The Father of the New Germany (2000) by Charles Williams, p. 293 books.google https://books.google.de/books?id=7mhpKYpugJsC&pg=PA293

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„What though the field be lost?
All is not Lost; the unconquerable will,
And study of revenge, immortal hate,
And the courage never to submit or yeild.“

—  John Milton, buch Paradise Lost

Variante: All is not lost, the unconquerable will, and study of revenge, immortal hate, and the courage never to submit or yield.
Quelle: Paradise Lost

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„Unfortunately, we're all out of bitter revenge at the moment, so it's either tea or nothing.“

—  Cassandra Clare, buch City of Bones

Hodge and Clary, pg. 75
Quelle: The Mortal Instruments, City of Bones (2007)
Kontext: "Is there anything I could get for you?" he asked. "Something to drink? Some tea?"
"I don't want tea," said Clary, with a muffled force. "I want to find my mother. And then I want to find out who took her in the first place, and I want to kill them."
"Unfortunately," said Hodge, "we're all out of bitter revenge at the moment, so it's either tea or nothing."

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„For mere vengeance I would do nothing. This nation is too great to look for mere revenge.“

—  James A. Garfield American politician, 20th President of the United States (in office in 1881) 1831 - 1881

Speech in New York City (15 April 1865) on the occasion of Abraham Lincoln's assassination, as reported in John Clark Ridpath, The Life and Work of James A. Garfield (1882 memorial edition), p. 194. Several biographers include this speech, but accounts of his remarks that day vary
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Kontext: For mere vengeance I would do nothing. This nation is too great to look for mere revenge. But for security of the future I would do every thing.

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„Revenge! No — what good would that do? — it would make him no better, and me no happier.“

—  Anne Brontë, buch The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Quelle: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848), Ch. XXXVII : The Neighbour Again; Helen to Walter

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