The High Cost
Of Getting Even
Lynne Namka, Ed. D.
a furnace for your foe so hot that it do singe yourself.
-- William Shakespeare
that is in agreement with our personal desires seems true.
Everything that is not puts us in a rage.
-- Andre Maurois
man is full of poison.
too busy with my cause to hate--too absorbed in something
bigger than myself. I have no time to quarrel, no time for
regrets and no man can force me to stoop low enough to hate
-- Lawrence James
waste a minute of your precious life by squandering it thinking
about people you don't like.
wronged or robbed is nothing unless you continue to let it.
can humiliate me or disturb me. I won't let him.
-- Bernard Baruch
can make you feel inferior without your consent.
-- Eleanor Roosevelt
all is to understand all, and this leaves no room for judgement
-- Clarence Darrow
not moved by things but by the views which they take of them.
the angry man rages denial of what his inner self is telling
-- Frank Hubert (Dune)
long run, every man will pay the penalty for this own misdeeds.
revenge, a man is even with his enemy; but in passing over
it, he is superior.
-- Francis Bacon
I be angry at someone when they are out dancing?
-- Buddy Hackett
malice towards none; with charity for all....
-- Abraham Lincoln
heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?
-- Kahlil Gibran
ever contemplated revenge, beware of where your thoughts might
lead.... Understand how passion makes you strong, but know
also when it renders you weak. What act of wickedness would
you inflict on someone merely because you did not get your
way? Before you embrace vengeance, remove yourself from your
selfish interior life. Go outside and walk and observe and
learn from the world. There is artistry and solace in everything
and everyone. Let them feed you. Learn to harness your passions,
your appetites. ...consider how you might perfect the art
-- Jacqueline Deval (Reckless Appetites)
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