Vengeance is a dish best eaten cold
Vengeance, deep-brooding o'er the slain, Had locked the source of softer woe, And burning pride and high disdain Forbade the rising tear to flow
Sir Walter Scott
(August 15, 1771 - September 21, 1832)
Delay in vengeance gives a heavier blow
(February 01, 1895 - August 31, 1973)
Vengeance is mine, and I will repay.
Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
(September 09, 1828 - November 20, 1910)
His philosophy is he learned a lot through trial and error, and if any of that could be reduced in an academic setting, it would have accelerated his ability to move forward.
People were all over him, but he was strong enough to handle it.
We shall not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started... and know the place for the first time.