„Retaliation gets you nothing. Revenge is worthless.“

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„If this is to be achieved, 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. American clergyman, activist, and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement 1929 - 1968

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Contexto: Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral questions of our time — the need for mankind to overcome oppression and violence without resorting to violence and oppression. Civilization and violence are antithetical concepts… Sooner or later all the people of the world will have to discover a way to live together in peace, and thereby transform this pending cosmic elegy into a creative psalm of brotherhood. If this is to be achieved, man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.

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„Revenge is not worthy of you. If you concentrate on revenge, you will keep those wounds fresh that would otherwise have healed.“

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„Unfortunately, we're all out of bitter revenge at the moment, so it's either tea or nothing.“

—  Cassandra Clare, libro Ciudad de hueso

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Contexto: "Is there anything I could get for you?" he asked. "Something to drink? Some tea?"
"I don't want tea," said Clary, with a muffled force. "I want to find my mother. And then I want to find out who took her in the first place, and I want to kill them."
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„For mere vengeance I would do nothing. This nation is too great to look for mere revenge.“

—  James A. Garfield American politician, 20th President of the United States (in office in 1881) 1831 - 1881

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