Hamlet Quotations: Revenge/Justice

2.2 – Player Pyrrhus’ bleeding sword / Now falls on Priam.
5.2 – Laertes to Hamlet The treacherous instrument is in thy hand, / Unbated and envenomed.
2.2 – Hamlet O vengeance! … I, the son of the dear murder, / Prompted to my revenge by heaven and hell
3.4 – Hamlet to Ghost Then what I have to do / Will want true colour: tears perchance for blood.
4.7 – Laertes I have a speech of fire than fain would blaze, / But that this folly douts it.
1.5 – Hamlet thy commandment all alone shall live / Within the book and volume of my brain
Henry VI Part 3 – Richard burns me up with flames that tears would quench.
The Spanish Tragedy by Thomas Kyd – Revenge Nor dies Revenge, although he sleep awhile; / For in unquiet, quietness is feigned
Peter Alexander The desire for vengeance is seen as part of a continuing pattern of human conduct
Soren Kierkegaard [betting there is a God] enables us to fulfil a demand of the absolute, although we outgo the laws of worldly ethics.
Francis Bacon Revenge is a kind of wild justice
Catherine Belsey Revenge exists on a margin between justice and crime