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vengeance Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about vengeance
  1. #1
    Look, Chief, you can’t go off half-cocked looking for vengeance against a fish. That shark isn’t evil. It’s not a murderer. It’s just obeying its own instincts.
  2. #2
    Trying to get retribution against a fish is crazy.
  3. #3
    The fish was an enemy. It had come upon the community and killed two men, a woman, and a child. The people of Amity would demand the death of the fish. They would need to see it dead before they could feel secure enough to resume their normal lives.
  4. #4
    “The presence of the other boys did not comfort me; our dead come for their vengeance regardless if witnesses.”
  5. #5
    “Vengeance is in my heart, death in my hand,
    Blood and revenge are hammering in my head.”
  6. #6
    “Those who have been wronged, or believe themselves to be wronged, are terrible; for they are always looking out for their opportunity.”
  7. #7
    “I said, “That is my father.” I stood there looking at him. What a waste! Tom Chaney would pay for this! I would not rest easy until that Louisiana cur was roasting and screaming in hell!”
  8. #8
    “See that you mend your ways, boy, or I will come back some dark night and cut off your head and let the crows peck your eyeballs out.”
  9. #9
    “I have left off crying, and giggling as well. […] Here is the money. I aim to get Tom Chaney and if you are not game I will find somebody who is game. I know you can drink whiskey and I have seen you kill a gray rat. All the rest has been talk. They told me you had true grit and that is why I came to you. I am not paying for talk.”
  10. #10
    “Whoever debases others is debasing himself.”