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-->-- "Hell to Your Doorstep", ''Literature/TheCountOfMonteCristo, The Musical''

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-->-- '''Edmond Dantes''', "Hell to Your Doorstep", ''Literature/TheCountOfMonteCristo, The Musical''


-->--'''Mage: The Sorcerer's Crusade -- Infernalism'', ''TabletopGame/MageTheAscension''

to:

-->--'''Mage: -->-- ''Mage: The Sorcerer's Crusade -- Infernalism'', ''TabletopGame/MageTheAscension''


-->-- '''[[spoiler:Mei]]''', ''[[{{Literature/Temeraire}} Black Powder War]]''

to:

-->-- '''[[spoiler:Mei]]''', '''[[spoiler:Lien]]''', ''[[{{Literature/Temeraire}} Black Powder War]]''


->''"You have overthrown the whole of my life, torn me from family and friends and home; you have ruined all my lord's hopes for [[spoiler:China]], and I must live knowing that all for which he fought and labored was for naught. His spirit will live unquiet, and his grave go untended.\\
No, I will not kill you, or your captain, who binds you to his country. I will see you bererft of all that you have, of home and happiness and beautiful things. I will see your nation cast down and your allies drawn away. I will see you as alone and friendless and wretched as am I; and then you may live as long as you like, in some dark and lonely corner of the earth, and I will call myself content...\\
We will not meet again perhaps for a long while; I hope you will remember me, and know what joys you have are numbered."''

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->''"You have overthrown the whole of my life, torn me from family and friends and home; you have ruined all my lord's hopes for [[spoiler:China]], and I must live knowing that all for which he [[VisionaryVillain fought and labored labored]] was for naught. His spirit will live unquiet, and his grave go untended.\\
No, I will not kill you, or your captain, who binds you to his country. I will see you bererft bereft of all that you have, of home and happiness and beautiful things. I will see your nation cast down and your allies drawn away. I will see you as alone and friendless and wretched as am I; and then [[CruelMercy you may live as long as you like, like]], in some dark and lonely corner of the earth, and I will call myself content...\\
We will not meet again perhaps [[BestServedCold for a long while; while]]; I hope you will remember me, and know what joys you have are numbered."''

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->''"You have overthrown the whole of my life, torn me from family and friends and home; you have ruined all my lord's hopes for [[spoiler:China]], and I must live knowing that all for which he fought and labored was for naught. His spirit will live unquiet, and his grave go untended.\\
No, I will not kill you, or your captain, who binds you to his country. I will see you bererft of all that you have, of home and happiness and beautiful things. I will see your nation cast down and your allies drawn away. I will see you as alone and friendless and wretched as am I; and then you may live as long as you like, in some dark and lonely corner of the earth, and I will call myself content...\\
We will not meet again perhaps for a long while; I hope you will remember me, and know what joys you have are numbered."''
-->-- '''[[spoiler:Mei]]''', ''[[{{Literature/Temeraire}} Black Powder War]]''


-->-- '''One Thing''', ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}''

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-->-- '''One Thing''', '''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGQ_xx1mIoU One Thing]]''', ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}''

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[[folder:Web Animation]]

->''I had one thing\\
And you've taken it from me\\
A single light, a single friend\\
But you've made that end\\
There was one thing\\
To help escape the misery\\
And now it's all disarrayed\\
You took my whole life away\\
You sent me back to nothing\\
Now you'll pay\\
Pay''
-->-- '''One Thing''', ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}''

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->'''Garak''': All during the years of my exile I imagined what it would be like to come home. I even thought of living in this house again, with [[ParentalSubstitute Mila]]. But now she's dead, and this house is about to be reduced to a pile of rubble. My Cardassia is gone.\\
'''Kira''': Then fight for a new Cardassia.\\
'''Garak''': I have an even better reason, Commander: revenge.\\
'''Kira''': That works too.
-->-- ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine''


-->--'''Phil Coulson''', ''Series/{{AgentsOfSHIELD}}''

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-->--'''Phil Coulson''', ''Series/{{AgentsOfSHIELD}}''
''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD''


->''"I want you to listen very carefully. There's one thing better than friends. Killing the guy that killed your friends."''
-->-- '''Axe Cop''', ''Webcomic/AxeCop''

->''Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.''
-->-- '''Joseph Joubert'''

->''Revenge has no more quenching effect on emotions than salt water has on thirst.''
-->-- '''Walter Weckler'''

->''Revenge is the sword that wounds the one who wields it.''
-->-- '''E. C. [=McKenzie=]'''

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->''"I want you Quotes related to listen very carefully. There's one thing better than friends. Killing the guy that killed your friends."''
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[[folder:Anime and Manga]]

->''"I'm an avenger!"''
-->-- '''Axe Cop''', ''Webcomic/AxeCop''

->''Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.''
-->-- '''Joseph Joubert'''

->''Revenge has no more quenching effect on emotions than salt water has on thirst.''
-->-- '''Walter Weckler'''

->''Revenge is the sword that wounds the one who wields it.''
-->-- '''E. C. [=McKenzie=]'''
'''Uchiha Sasuke''' (fairly often), ''Manga/{{Naruto}}''

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[[folder:Film]]



->[[AC: Look, [[EnemyMine even if you think we're still enemies]], we're enemies with a common interest: revenge. You like revenge, right? ''Everybody'' likes revenge! Well, let's go ''get some!'']]
-->-- '''[=GLaDOS=]''', ''VideoGame/{{Portal 2}}''



-->-- ''Sicilian/[[Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan Klingon]] Proverb''

->''"Revenge is a dish best served'' [[RevengeBeforeReason immediately".]]
-->-- '''Dan''', ''WesternAnimation/DanVs''

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-->-- ''Sicilian/[[Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan '''Sicilian/[[InTheOriginalKlingon Klingon]] Proverb''

->''"Revenge is a dish best served'' [[RevengeBeforeReason immediately".]]
-->-- '''Dan''', ''WesternAnimation/DanVs''
Proverb''', ''Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan''



->''Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.''
-->-- Japanese proverb



->''You act as though payback makes you a noble man''\\
''Is that a fact?''\\
''Well, you're a goddamn [[TitleDrop Philistine]]!''
-->-- '''"[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kDQj6z51QQ Philistine]]"''', ''VideoGame/NoMoreHeroes2DesperateStruggle'' soundtrack

->''"I'm an avenger!"''
-->-- '''Uchiha Sasuke''' (fairly often), ''Manga/{{Naruto}}''

->''The gentleman does not needlessly and unnecessarily remind an offender of a wrong he may have committed against him. He cannot only forgive, he can forget; and he strives for that nobleness of self and mildness of character which impart sufficient strength to let the past be but the past.''
-->-- '''Robert E. Lee'''

->''Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.''
-->-- '''Paul Gauguin'''

->'''''"REVEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEENNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"'''''
-->-- '''Goliath''', ''WebVideo/GargoylesAbridged''

->''"If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you poison us, do we not die? And if you wrong us, shall we not revenge?"''
-->-- '''Shylock''', ''Theatre/TheMerchantOfVenice''

->''Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, "Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord."''
-->-- '''[[Literature/TheBible Romans 12:19]]'''



->''"Vae Victus - suffering to the conquered. Ironic that now I was the one suffering. Not anything as pedestrian as physical pain. Rather the cruel jab of impotent anger - the hunger for revenge. I didn’t care if I was in Heaven or Hell - all I wanted was to kill my assassins. Sometimes you get what you wish for. The Necromancer Mortanius offered me a chance for vengeance. And like a fool, I jumped at his offer without considering the cost. Nothing is free. Not even revenge."''
-->-- '''Kain''', ''Blood Omen: VideoGame/LegacyOfKain''

->''"There is no greater release than that from vengeance sated."''
-->-- '''Kain''', ''Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain''

to:

->''"Vae Victus - suffering to ->''"No it doesn't! Cause there's still gonna be one guy with one eye! How's the conquered. Ironic that now I last blind guy gonna stab out the last one eye'd guy's eye? All the one-eye'd guy has to do is run and hide, and the blind guy won't be able to find him. Gandhi was wrong! Just no one has the one suffering. Not anything as pedestrian as physical pain. Rather the cruel jab of impotent anger - the hunger for revenge. I didn’t care if I was in Heaven or Hell - all I wanted was balls to kill my assassins. Sometimes you get what you wish for. The Necromancer Mortanius offered me a chance for vengeance. And like a fool, I jumped at his offer without considering the cost. Nothing is free. Not even revenge.say it..."''
-->-- '''Kain''', ''Blood Omen: VideoGame/LegacyOfKain''

->''"There
'''Billy''', ''Film/SevenPsychopaths''

->'''Buzz Lightyear''': I just want you to know that, even though [[GreenEyedMonster you tried to terminate me]], revenge
is no greater release than that from vengeance sated.not an idea we promote on my planet.\\
'''Woody''': Oh, well, that's good.\\
'''Buzz Lightyear''': ''[leans in]'' But we're not on my planet... ''[grabs Woody's collar]'' ''[[PreAsskickingOneLiner Are we]]''?\\
'''Woody''': [[ThisIsGonnaSuck No...]]
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory''

->''"[[ArmorPiercingQuestion That's why you left the temple and ran away, isn't it?]] The Great Tournament was too much responsibility. But vengeance... [[SarcasmMode that's so much simpler]].
"''
-->-- '''Kain''', ''Blood Omen: Legacy '''[[TheMentor Raiden]]''' to '''[[TheHero Liu Kang]]''' on the subject of Kain''
this very trope [[spoiler:which isn't strong enough to help him defeat [[BigBad Shang Tsung]]]], ''Film/MortalKombat''

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[[folder:Literature]]



->''"Mine wasn't the most original approach to the problem. An eye for an eye, the first principle of revenge. Old as dirt, still going strong. The cardinal rule in going after someone with an intention to kill was not to make it personal -- which it almost always ended up being anyway. It did with me."''
-->-- '''VideoGame/MaxPayne'''

->''"'''EFREET!''' I have come for you! Face me '''NOW!'''"''
-->-- '''Tibicenas''' returning to the Djinn world for revenge against the '''Efreet''' in ''VideoGame/AdventureQuestWorlds''



->''They say when you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves. They underestimate me.''
-->-- ''WebComic/ASofterWorld''

->''"Any prize I want huh? I'll take revenge. Try having your face ripped apart. See what you ask for."''
-->-- '''Frank "No Face" [=McCutcheon=]''', ''VideoGame/TwistedMetalBlack''

->''"Grammy Flash used to say that the trouble with "an eye for an eye" is that everyone ends up blind."''
-->-- '''ComicBook/TheFlash,''' WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Unlimited, "Flashpoint"

->''"No it doesn't! Cause there's still gonna be one guy with one eye! How's the last blind guy gonna stab out the last one eye'd guy's eye? All the one-eye'd guy has to do is run and hide, and the blind guy won't be able to find him. Gandhi was wrong! Just no one has the balls to say it..."''
-->-- '''Billy''', ''Film/SevenPsychopaths''

->''"Revenge is a sucker's game."''
-->-- '''David Xanatos''', defying this trope in ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}''

->'''Buzz Lightyear''': I just want you to know that, even though [[GreenEyedMonster you tried to terminate me]], revenge is not an idea we promote on my planet.\\
'''Woody''': Oh, well, that's good.\\
'''Buzz Lightyear''': [leans in] But we're not on my planet... [grabs Woody's collar] ''[[PreAsskickingOneLiner Are we]]''?\\
'''Woody''': [[ThisIsGonnaSuck No...]]
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory''

->''"[[ArmorPiercingQuestion That's why you left the temple and ran away, isn't it?]] The Great Tournament was too much responsibility. But vengeance...[[SarcasmMode that's so much simpler]]."''
-->-- '''[[TheMentor Rai]][[ShockAndAwe den]]''' to '''[[TheHero Liu Kang]]''' on the subject of this very trope [[spoiler:which isn't strong enough to help him defeat [[BigBad Shang Tsung]]]], ''Film/MortalKombat''

->''Four years ago my partner - my friend - was killed and I took about as much revenge as any man can take. It cost me everything I had: what was left of my family, everything. Somehow I thought it would ease the pain but it doesn't. And somewhere in your heart you really have to accept that... and then you can begin to forgive yourself.''
-->-- '''Jack Bauer''', ''Series/TwentyFour: Live Another Day''

->''Revenge is the foundation of justice. Justice began with revenge, and revenge is still the only justice some beings can ever hope for.''

to:

->''They say when you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves. They underestimate me.''
-->-- ''WebComic/ASofterWorld''

->''"Any prize I want huh? I'll take revenge. Try having your face ripped apart. See what you ask for."''
-->-- '''Frank "No Face" [=McCutcheon=]''', ''VideoGame/TwistedMetalBlack''

->''"Grammy Flash used to say that the trouble with "an eye for an eye" is that everyone ends up blind."''
-->-- '''ComicBook/TheFlash,''' WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Unlimited, "Flashpoint"

->''"No it doesn't! Cause there's still gonna be one guy with one eye! How's the last blind guy gonna stab out the last one eye'd guy's eye? All the one-eye'd guy has to do is run and hide, and the blind guy won't be able to find him. Gandhi was wrong! Just no one has the balls to say it..."''
-->-- '''Billy''', ''Film/SevenPsychopaths''

->''"Revenge is a sucker's game."''
-->-- '''David Xanatos''', defying this trope in ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}''

->'''Buzz Lightyear''': I just want you to know that, even though [[GreenEyedMonster you tried to terminate me]], revenge is not an idea we promote on my planet.\\
'''Woody''': Oh, well, that's good.\\
'''Buzz Lightyear''': [leans in] But we're not on my planet... [grabs Woody's collar] ''[[PreAsskickingOneLiner Are we]]''?\\
'''Woody''': [[ThisIsGonnaSuck No...]]
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory''

->''"[[ArmorPiercingQuestion That's why you left the temple and ran away, isn't it?]] The Great Tournament was too much responsibility. But vengeance...[[SarcasmMode that's so much simpler]]."''
-->-- '''[[TheMentor Rai]][[ShockAndAwe den]]''' to '''[[TheHero Liu Kang]]''' on the subject of this very trope [[spoiler:which isn't strong enough to help him defeat [[BigBad Shang Tsung]]]], ''Film/MortalKombat''

->''Four years ago my partner - my friend - was killed and I took about as much revenge as any man can take. It cost me everything I had: what was left of my family, everything. Somehow I thought it would ease the pain but it doesn't. And somewhere in your heart you really have to accept that... and then you can begin to forgive yourself.''
-->-- '''Jack Bauer''', ''Series/TwentyFour: Live Another Day''

->''Revenge is
the foundation of justice. Justice began with revenge, and revenge is still the only justice some beings can ever hope for.''"''



->''"It is always better to avenge dear ones than to indulge in mourning."''
-->--'''Beowulf''', ''Literature/{{Beowulf}}'' (v. 1385-6)

->''"Revenge truly is sweet. It takes you to a dark place, but, man, it satisfies a thirst."''
-->--'''Creator/TrevorNoah''', ''Literature/BornACrime''

->''"And would you go nae length for revenge?" said the hag--"for revenge—the sweetest morsel to the mouth that ever was cooked in hell!"''
-->--''[[Creator/WalterScott The Heart of Mid-Lothian]]''

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[[folder:Live-Action Television]]

->''"Four years ago my partner -- my friend -- was killed and I took about as much revenge as any man can take. It cost me everything I had: what was left of my family, everything. Somehow I thought it would ease the pain but it doesn't. And somewhere in your heart you really have to accept that... and then you can begin to forgive yourself."''
-->-- '''Jack Bauer''', ''Series/TwentyFour: Live Another Day''



->''"Americans always talk about the love of justice in that really abstract form, but what the person on the street really wants is street justice -- the bad guy gets his comeuppance. The Caped Crusader and the something avenger, it's all about vengeance, and something like that. We don't have a hero named Jurisprudence Man."''
-->-- '''Creator/LarryHama''', re: ThePunisher, ''Superheroes: A Never Ending Battle''

->''"Writers, as a class, are the research-and-development team for the whole human race in the domain of revenge. We ennoble it, we glorify it; we earn our livings inventing wonderful and exotic ways to justify the delicious deed of puncturing the pompous who make our lives miserable. We create virtual daydreams for the masses in which the mighty are humiliated for their misdeeds of oppression against those who are still climbing the evolutionary ladder. It is our job to tend the flames of mythic vision, creating the cultural context in which the arrogant are accurately mirrored and drawn, so that all will know who they are. It is our job to prepare the ground so that the thieves of joy can be reduced to craven, whimpering, pitiful objects of scorn and abuse."''
-->-- '''Creator/DavidGerrold''', ''Alternate Gerrolds: An Assortment of Fictitious Lives''

->Some deeds are too horrible to go unpunished. The Lord's Church counsels forgiveness, but as anyone who has seen a witch-burning knows, [[CorruptChurch the ministers of God are anything but forgiving]]. "Vengeance is mine sayeth the Lord..." but why should it belong to Him alone? Most folk are denied revenge or justice by the very institutions that revel in it themselves. The common man has neither the means to nor the permission to exact vengeance personally, and Church and Crown rarely do it for him. What is he to do? ''Nothing?'' Never!
->Revenge and rebellion go hand-in-hand, united by hatred and helplessness. After a while, no damnation could be worse than the pain of doing nothing. To those who have been wronged beyond forgiveness - to the mother whose son was trampled by a princely brat, to the husband whose wife was raped by mercenaries, to the orphan whose parents were burned for a witchcraft they never practiced - retribution screams like a tempest in their veins. [[RageAgainstTheHeavens When God will not help]], [[DealWithTheDevil the Devil may]]!
-->--''[[TabletopGame/MageTheAscension Mage: The Sorcerer's Crusade]] - Infernalism''

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->''"Americans always talk about [[/folder]]

[[folder:Religion and Myth]]

->''Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to
the love wrath of justice in that really abstract form, but what God, for it is written, "Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the person on the street really wants is street justice -- the bad guy gets his comeuppance. The Caped Crusader and the something avenger, it's all about vengeance, and something like that. We don't have a hero named Jurisprudence Man.Lord."''
-->-- '''Creator/LarryHama''', re: ThePunisher, ''Superheroes: A Never Ending Battle''

->''"Writers, as a class, are the research-and-development team for the whole human race in the domain of revenge. We ennoble it, we glorify it; we earn our livings inventing wonderful and exotic ways to justify the delicious deed of puncturing the pompous who make our lives miserable. We create virtual daydreams for the masses in which the mighty are humiliated for their misdeeds of oppression against those who are still climbing the evolutionary ladder. It is our job to tend the flames of mythic vision, creating the cultural context in which the arrogant are accurately mirrored and drawn, so that all will know who they are. It is our job to prepare the ground so that the thieves of joy can be reduced to craven, whimpering, pitiful objects of scorn and abuse."''
-->-- '''Creator/DavidGerrold''', ''Alternate Gerrolds: An Assortment of Fictitious Lives''

'''[[Literature/TheBible Romans 12:19]]'''

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Tabletop Games]]

->Some deeds are too horrible to go unpunished. The Lord's Church counsels forgiveness, but as anyone who has seen a witch-burning knows, [[CorruptChurch the ministers of God are anything but forgiving]]. "Vengeance is mine sayeth the Lord..." but why should it belong to Him alone? Most folk are denied revenge or justice by the very institutions that revel in it themselves. The common man has neither the means to nor the permission to exact vengeance personally, and Church and Crown rarely do it for him. What is he to do? ''Nothing?'' Never!
->Revenge
Never!\\
Revenge
and rebellion go hand-in-hand, united by hatred and helplessness. After a while, no damnation could be worse than the pain of doing nothing. To those who have been wronged beyond forgiveness - to the mother whose son was trampled by a princely brat, to the husband whose wife was raped by mercenaries, to the orphan whose parents were burned for a witchcraft they never practiced - retribution screams like a tempest in their veins. [[RageAgainstTheHeavens When God will not help]], [[DealWithTheDevil the Devil may]]!
-->--''[[TabletopGame/MageTheAscension Mage: -->--'''Mage: The Sorcerer's Crusade]] - Infernalism''
Crusade -- Infernalism'', ''TabletopGame/MageTheAscension''

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[[folder:Theatre]]

->''"If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you poison us, do we not die? And if you wrong us, shall we not revenge?"''
-->-- '''Shylock''', ''Theatre/TheMerchantOfVenice''



->''"It is always better to avenge dear ones than to indulge in mourning."''
-->--'''Beowulf''', ''Literature/{{Beowulf}}'' (v. 1385-6)

->''"Revenge truly is sweet. It takes you to a dark place, but, man, it satisfies a thirst."''
-->--'''Creator/TrevorNoah''', ''Literature/BornACrime''

->''"And would you go nae length for revenge?" said the hag--"for revenge—the sweetest morsel to the mouth that ever was cooked in hell!"''
-->--''[[Creator/WalterScott The Heart of Mid-Lothian]]''

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->''"It [[/folder]]

[[folder:Video Games]]

->[[AC: Look, [[EnemyMine even if you think we're still enemies]], we're enemies with a common interest: revenge. You like revenge, right? ''Everybody'' likes revenge! Well, let's go ''get some!'']]
-->-- '''[=GLaDOS=]''', ''VideoGame/{{Portal 2}}''

->''You act as though payback makes you a noble man''\\
''Is that a fact?''\\
''Well, you're a goddamn [[TitleDrop Philistine]]!''
-->-- '''"[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kDQj6z51QQ Philistine]]"''', ''VideoGame/NoMoreHeroes2DesperateStruggle'' soundtrack

->''"Vae Victus - suffering to the conquered. Ironic that now I was the one suffering. Not anything as pedestrian as physical pain. Rather the cruel jab of impotent anger - the hunger for revenge. I didn’t care if I was in Heaven or Hell - all I wanted was to kill my assassins. Sometimes you get what you wish for. The Necromancer Mortanius offered me a chance for vengeance. And like a fool, I jumped at his offer without considering the cost. Nothing
is always better to avenge dear ones than to indulge in mourning.free. Not even revenge."''
-->--'''Beowulf''', ''Literature/{{Beowulf}}'' (v. 1385-6)

->''"Revenge truly
-->-- '''Kain''', ''Blood Omen: VideoGame/LegacyOfKain''

->''"There
is sweet. It takes you to a dark place, but, man, it satisfies a thirst.no greater release than that from vengeance sated."''
-->--'''Creator/TrevorNoah''', ''Literature/BornACrime''

->''"And would you go nae length for revenge?" said
-->-- '''Kain''', ''Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain''

->''"Mine wasn't
the hag--"for revenge—the sweetest morsel most original approach to the mouth problem. An eye for an eye, the first principle of revenge. Old as dirt, still going strong. The cardinal rule in going after someone with an intention to kill was not to make it personal -- which it almost always ended up being anyway. It did with me."''
-->-- '''VideoGame/MaxPayne'''

->''"'''EFREET!''' I have come for you! Face me '''NOW!'''"''
-->-- '''Tibicenas''' returning to the Djinn world for revenge against the '''Efreet''' in ''VideoGame/AdventureQuestWorlds''

->''"Any prize I want huh? I'll take revenge. Try having your face ripped apart. See what you ask for."''
-->-- '''Frank "No Face" [=McCutcheon=]''', ''VideoGame/TwistedMetalBlack''

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Webcomics]]

->''"I want you to listen very carefully. There's one thing better than friends. Killing the guy
that ever was cooked killed your friends."''
-->-- '''Axe Cop''', ''Webcomic/AxeCop''

->''They say when you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves. They underestimate me.''
-->-- ''WebComic/ASofterWorld''

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Web Original]]

->'''''"REVEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEENNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"'''''
-->-- '''Goliath''', ''WebVideo/GargoylesAbridged''

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Western Animation]]

->''"Revenge is a dish best served [[RevengeBeforeReason immediately]]."''
-->-- '''Dan''', ''WesternAnimation/DanVs''

->''"Grammy Flash used to say that the trouble with "an eye for an eye" is that everyone ends up blind."''
-->-- '''ComicBook/TheFlash,''' WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague Unlimited, "Flashpoint"

->''"Revenge is a sucker's game."''
-->-- '''David Xanatos''', defying this trope
in hell!"''
-->--''[[Creator/WalterScott
''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}''

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Real Life]]
->''Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.''
-->-- '''Joseph Joubert'''

->''Revenge has no more quenching effect on emotions than salt water has on thirst.''
-->-- '''Walter Weckler'''

->''Revenge is the sword that wounds the one who wields it.''
-->-- '''E. C. [=McKenzie=]'''

->''Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.''
-->-- Japanese proverb

->''The gentleman does not needlessly and unnecessarily remind an offender of a wrong he may have committed against him. He cannot only forgive, he can forget; and he strives for that nobleness of self and mildness of character which impart sufficient strength to let the past be but the past.''
-->-- '''Robert E. Lee'''

->''Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.''
-->-- '''Paul Gauguin'''

->''"Americans always talk about the love of justice in that really abstract form, but what the person on the street really wants is street justice -- the bad guy gets his comeuppance.
The Heart Caped Crusader and the something avenger, it's all about vengeance, and something like that. We don't have a hero named Jurisprudence Man."''
-->-- '''Creator/LarryHama''', re: ThePunisher, ''Superheroes: A Never Ending Battle''

->''"Writers, as a class, are the research-and-development team for the whole human race in the domain
of Mid-Lothian]]''revenge. We ennoble it, we glorify it; we earn our livings inventing wonderful and exotic ways to justify the delicious deed of puncturing the pompous who make our lives miserable. We create virtual daydreams for the masses in which the mighty are humiliated for their misdeeds of oppression against those who are still climbing the evolutionary ladder. It is our job to tend the flames of mythic vision, creating the cultural context in which the arrogant are accurately mirrored and drawn, so that all will know who they are. It is our job to prepare the ground so that the thieves of joy can be reduced to craven, whimpering, pitiful objects of scorn and abuse."''
-->-- '''Creator/DavidGerrold''', ''Alternate Gerrolds: An Assortment of Fictitious Lives''

->''"Revenge... is like a rolling stone, which, when man hath forced up a hill, will [[HoistByHisOwnPetard return on him with a greater violence]], and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion."''
-->-- '''Jeremy Taylor'''

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->''“Revenge truly is sweet. It takes you to a dark place, but, man, it satisfies a thirst.”''

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->''“Revenge ->''"Revenge truly is sweet. It takes you to a dark place, but, man, it satisfies a thirst.”''"''



->''Revenge, the sweetest morsel to the mouth that ever was cooked in hell.''
-->-- '''Sir Walter Scott'''

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->''Revenge, ->''"And would you go nae length for revenge?" said the hag--"for revenge—the sweetest morsel to the mouth that ever was cooked in hell.''
-->-- '''Sir Walter Scott'''
hell!"''
-->--''[[Creator/WalterScott The Heart of Mid-Lothian]]''

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->''Revenge, the sweetest morsel to the mouth that ever was cooked in hell.''
-->-- '''Sir Walter Scott'''

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->''“Revenge truly is sweet. It takes you to a dark place, but, man, it satisfies a thirst.”''
-->--'''Creator/TrevorNoah''', ''Literature/BornACrime''

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->''"It is always better to avenge dear ones than to indulge in mourning."''
-->--'''Beowulf''', ''Literature/{{Beowulf}}'' (v. 1385-6)


-->-- '''Creator/{{Confucius}}'''

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-->-- '''Creator/{{Confucius}}'''
Japanese proverb

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