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And thine eye shall not pity; but life shall go for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot. (Quote by - Bible)

All pain is a punishment, and every punishment is inflicted for love as much as for justice. (Quote by - Joseph De Maistre)

I always wanted to be somebody. If I made it, it's half because I was game enough to take a lot of punishment along the way and half because there were a lot of people who cared enough to help me. (Quote by - Althea Gibson)

Guilt always hurries towards its complement, punishment; only there does its satisfaction lie. (Quote by - Lawrence Durrell)

As long as you have capital punishment there is no guarantee that innocent people won't be put to death. (Quote by - Paul Simon)

Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal. (Quote by - Euripides)

All punishment is mischief; all punishment in itself is evil. (Quote by - Jeremy Bentham)

I wish you to inform the Court that my absence, though deliberate, is not intended in any way to be disrespectful. Nor is it prompted by any fear of the punishment which might be inflicted on me. (Quote by - Bram Fischer)

And if thy hand offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter into life maimed, than having two hands to go into hell, into the fire that never shall be quenched: Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched. (Quote by - Bible)

Death is not only an unusually severe punishment, unusual in its pain, in its finality and in its enormity, but is serves no penal purpose more effectively than a less severe punishment. (Quote by - William J. Brennan)

Some have been beaten till they know What wood a cudgel's of by th' blow: Some kick'd until they can feel whether A shoe be Spanish or neat's leather. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

Homelessness is a part of our American system. There should be nothing wrong with this condition as long as the individual is not sentenced to unnecessary suffering and punishment. (Quote by - Jerzy Kosinski)

If the executioner goes, my package will never be made public. If he doesn't go, it will be made public exactly fifty years from the day the bill for a moratorium on capital punishment is defeated. (Quote by - Caryl Chessman)

But I knew if I ran I'd never be able to sing, so I had to take my punishment. (Quote by - Aaron Neville)

The best of us being unfit to die, what an unexpressible absurdity to put the worst to death. (Quote by - Nathaniel Hawthorne)

All persons harboring or secreting the conspirators or aiding their concealment or escape, will be treated as accomplices in the murder of the President and shall be subject to trial before a military commission, and the punishment of death. (Quote by - Edwin M. Stanton)

Capital punishment is the source of many an argument, both good and bad. (Quote by - Marilyn vos Savant )

I can take more punishment than anyone in the business. (Quote by - Ric Flair)

Something lingering with boiling oil in it. something humorous but lingering with either boiling oil or melted lead. (Quote by - William S. Gilbert)

If the Old Testament were a reliable guide in the matter of capital punishment, half the people in the United States would have to be killed tomorrow. (Quote by - Steve Allen)

I contend that it's impossible to read the Sermon on the Mount and not come out against capital punishment. (Quote by - Tony Campolo)

Crime and punishment grow out of one stem. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Celebrity is the chastisement of merit and the punishment of talent. (Quote by - Emily Dickinson)

Let's not talk punishment. (Quote by - George Steinbrenner)

Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others. (Quote by - Jules Renard)

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