Artah on Revenge: Believers do not take revenge for their egos

Al-Khallal reported: Artah ibn al-Mundhir, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The believer does not seek vengeance for the sake of himself. The Quran and Sunnah have prevented him from that. He has been restrained.”

Source: al-Amr bil-Maʻrūf lil-Khallāl 1/29

عَنِ الخَلَّال عَنْ أَرْطَاةَ بْنِ الْمُنْذِرِ رحمه الله قَالَ الْمُؤْمِنُ لَا يَنْتَصِرُ لِنَفْسِهِ يَمْنَعُهُ مِنْ ذَلِكَ الْقُرْآنُ وَالسُّنَّةُ فَهُوَ مُلْجَمٌ

1/29 الأمر بالمعروف والنهي عن المنكر للخلال