Wikiquote:Quote of the day/June 25, 2011

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Properly speaking, there is no such thing as revenge. Revenge is an act which you want to commit when you are powerless and because you are powerless: as soon as the sense of impotence is removed, the desire evaporates also.

~ George Orwell ~
"Revenge is Sour", Tribune (9 November 1945)

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