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Re: Revenge

Posted by ESC on November 15, 1999

In Reply to: Revenge posted by tasty chef on November 15, 1999

: revenge is a dish best served cold

Yes, I like that sentiment.
"The New International Dictionary of Quotations" by Margaret Miner and Hugh Rawson has this version: "Revenge is a dish that should be eaten cold. -- Anonymous (English proverb)." And how about these quotes from the same source: "Living well is the best revenge. -- George Herbert, 'Jacula Prudentum.'" and "In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy but in passing it over, he is superior. -- Francis Bacon, 'Of Revenge.'"