"Living well is the best revenge."
George Herbert (1593-1633) English poet.
“Dinners are given mostly in the middle classes by way of revenge.”
William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863)
‘The Book of Snobs’ (1847)
“A violin is the revenge exacted by the intestines of a dead cat.”
Ambrose Bierce, American writer & journalist strongly influenced by Poe (1842-1914)
“Our trouble is that we drink too much tea. I see in this the slow revenge of the Orient, which has diverted the Yellow River down our throats.”
J. B. Priestley, British author (1894-1984) ‘Observer’, May 15, 1949
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