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“Revenge is Sour” from “Fifty Orwell Essays” – George Orwell

November 11th, 2011 · No Comments · History, Human Rights, Power, Revenge, War, WW2

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.

In enlightened minds maybe…

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