Quotes: Revenge by Proxy

"Dear mister Jane, I don't like to be slandered in the media, especially by a dirty money-grubbing fraud. If you were a real psychic, instead of a dishonest little worm, you wouldn't need to open the door to see what I've done to your lovely wife and child."
Red John, The Mentalist

"Look back at the endless travesties of your life, and you'll see me, always there waiting in the shadows. When friends and lovers are wiped from your sight, I'm there. When those you cherish die abruptly and for no reason, I'm there for you."
Jacob Kell, Highlander: Endgame

Grrrr... You think you can preach at me? If the population is not reduced, it will instigate total global disaster!!! So I must succeed in my plans! I am not irrelevant, and I will not be dissuaded... Any who try to stop me will pay the most terrible price - the loss of everything they cherish!!!!
Malthus, arguably the patron saint of this trope, in the throes of a Villainous Breakdown as his latest attempt on the life of his arch enemy's sister is being thwarted during the "Library work" roleplay of White Dark Life

"When justice descends, the servant will burn with the master."