Quotes of the Day for 9 March 2002 – Revenge
Larkin and I went to see The Count of Monte Cristo last night, and though this presentation changes much of the story (and adds a gratuitous happy ending) it is a still a great story well told. What can you expect in two hours and a quarter? Well, given the original story you can expect revenge, and the next day you can expect revenge in your quotes.
Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.
- Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Revenge is a dish that should be eaten cold.
- English proverb
Living well is the best revenge.
- George Herbert, 1593 - 1633
To refrain from imitation is the best revenge.
- Marcus Aurelius, 121 - 180
All the while thou studiest revenge, thou art tearing thine own wound open.
- Thomas Fuller, 1608 - 1661
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