Quotation Explorer - 'Retribution'

A wrong is unredressed when retribution overtakes its redresser. It is equally unredressed when the avenger fails to make himself felt as such to him who has done the wrong. - Edgar Allan Poe
But if used for retribution, magic is vengeance incarnate.
Men are not naturally faithful creatures. They have an ego that is in constant need of stroking and usually anything in a skirt fits that need. I never feel the need to make a man jealous in retribution for his infidelity. I simply pick up the wine and find a new taster... - Virginia Alison
We'd rather have a grand spectacle of retribution of the 'wicked', than their silent walk towards redemption that our wishes questions the depth and nature of our love and hearts. - Ufuoma Apoki
In it's purest form, an act of retribution provides symmetry. The rendering payment of crimes against the innocent. But a danger on retaliation lies on the furthering cycle of violence. Still, it's a risk that must be met; and the greater offense is to allow the guilty go unpunished. - Emily Thorne
Real, lasting closure is never secured through retribution or retaliation. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
There are some duties we owe even to those who have wronged us. There is, after all, a limit to retribution and punishment. - Cicero
Retribution often means that we eventually do to ourselves what we have done unto others. - Eric Hoffer
For this taboo, retribution would soon knock my doorBut, I still wouldn't let that hold my feet to move on anymore. - Shumila Shah
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