Quotes of the Day for 7 August 2000 – Revenge
In 1878, Randalph McCoy accused Floyd Hatfield of stealing a hog. On this day in 1882, three McCoys fatally stabbed Ellison Hatfield, and from there a circle of revenge accelerated into legend. Here, then, are some quotes on Revenge.
There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness.
- Josh Billings
Never does the human soul appear so strong and noble as when it forgoes revenge and dares to forgive injury.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.
- Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.
- Martin Luther King, Jr
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