he who laughs last laughs best

he who laughs last laughs best

The person who has the final, decisive move or victory in a feud, quarrel, or competition is the only one who is truly successful. He may have won this round, but I'm going to come back in the final. He who laughs last laughs best. I've waited years for revenge for what you did to me. And now, your entire empire is in tatters. He who laughs last laughs best.
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