An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





Vengeance has no foresight.


Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821, French general, emperor)


Nothing is more costly, nothing is more sterile, than vengeance.


Winston Churchill (1874-1965, British statesman, Prime Minister)


It is better to receive than to do injury.


Marcus T. Cicero (c. 106-43 BC, Roman orator, politician)


Delay in vengeance delivers a heavier blow.


John Ford (c.1586-c.1640, British playwright)


On wrongs swift vengeance waits.


Alexander Pope (1688-1744, British poet, critic, translator)


Where vice is vengeance follows.


Scottish Proverb (Sayings of Scottish origin)


Is it to be thought unreasonable that the people, in atonement for wrongs of a century, demand the vengeance of a single day?


Maximilien Robespierre (1758-1794, French revolutionary leader)


Vengeance taken will often tear the heart and torment the conscience.


Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860, German philosopher)


Vengeance is mine, I will repay, saith the Lord.


The Holy Bible (Sacred scriptures of Christians and Judaism)


The object of art is to crystallize emotion into thought and then give it form.


Author Unknown


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