Revenge Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old revenge quotes, revenge sayings, and revenge proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A man who desires revenge should dig two graves.      


Can't get blood from a stone.      


Dead men don't bite.      


Dead men tell no tales.      

J. Wilson

Death is the great leveller.      


Give the devil his due.      

Miguel de Cervantes

He who plots to hurt others often hurts himself.      


Neglect kills injuries, revenge increases them.      

Benjamin Franklin

The old law about an eye for an eye leaves everybody blind.      

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.     

Francis Bacon

Revenge proves its own executioner.     

John Ford

The best revenge is not to be like your enemy.     

Marcus Aurelius

Revenge is simply justice with teeth.     

Simon R. Green

For revenge is always the delight of a mean spirit, of a weak and petty mind! You may immediately draw proof of this-that no one rejoices more in revenge than a woman.     

Gin Sander

The best revenge is to improve yourself.     

Ali Ibn Abi Talib

Revenge is sweet but not nourishing.     

Mason Cooley

The best revenge is to live well.     

Oscar Wilde

The best revenge is massive success.     

Frank Sinatra

Revenge is a dish best served cold.     

Ricardo Montalban

Revenge is an inhuman word.     

Seneca The Younger

Revenge, one for the lost and the lonely.     

John Parr

I breathe revenge tonight, it never tasted to sweet     

Alan Clifford Day

Revenge has always been looked upon as a sin and sometimes you feel like you had to sin to win.     

Isaac Hayes

Oh, my revenge is bitter sweet.     

Cleveland Watkiss

Like revenge is sweet on corrupted meat, the compulsion to feed the flames of greed.     

R.W. Moerings

And my act of revenge is just a part of the struggle.     

Aniruddha Das

Revenge must be the reason, why forgiveness was a thing I never knew.     


Revenge is the method, whenever stepping keep a weapon close.     

Willie James Clarke

Stop this madness before it starts, revenge will only cause you regret.     

Freddy Johnson

And we both take our revenge but we still don't feel any better.     

Travis Barker