Do not retaliate, instead behave honorably

Scripture reference

Romans 12:17 (ASV 1901)

17Render to no man evil for evil. Take thought for things honorable in the sight of all men.

Stories

Chen's daughter died few days after she was cruelly beaten by an ill tempered woman. But contrary to what was the practice, Chen asked not for his daughter's murderer to be put to death or punished. His only request was that she be warned so no other child suffers his daughter's fate.