• The whole idea of revenge and punishment is a childish day-dream. 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 (2009). “Facing Unpleasant Facts: Narrative Essays”, p.186, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt