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In its function, the power to punish is not essentially different from that of curing or educating. (Quote by - Michel Foucault)

The Wolfe must dye in his owne skinne. (Quote by - George Herbert)

I wanted to show that crime doesn't pay. If you are saved and accept the Lord, you cannot use that as an excuse to avoid punishment. (Quote by - Robert Duvall )

If in my fight I can encourage even some people to understand and to abandon policies they now so blindly follow, I shall not regret any punishment I may incur. (Quote by - Bram Fischer)

That is the bitterest of all,--to wear the yoke of our own wrong-doing. (Quote by - George Eliot)

Homosexuality in Russia is a crime and the punishment is seven years in prison, locked up with the other men. There is a three year waiting list. (Quote by - Yakov Smirnoff)

Let the punishment be equal with the offence. (Quote by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)

Fear follows crime and is its punishment. (Quote by - Voltaire)

He is next to the gods whom reason, and not passion, impels; and who, after weighing the facts, can measure the punishment with discretion. (Quote by - Claudian (Claudianus)

Catholicism is not a soothing religion. It's a painful religion. We're all gluttons for punishment. (Quote by - Madonna Ciccone)

Let's reintroduce corporal punishment in the schools - and use it on the teachers. (Quote by - P. J. O'Rourke)

Whipping and abuse are like laudanum: you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline. (Quote by - Harriet Beecher Stowe)

And Cain said unto the Lord, My punishment is greater than I can bear. (Quote by - Bible)

If punishment makes not the will supple it hardens the offender. (Quote by - John Locke)

By the fulfillment of my legal and moral duty I think I have earned punishment just as little as the tens of thousands of dutiful German officials who have now been imprisoned only because they carried out their duties. (Quote by - Wilhelm Frick)

Disgrace does not consist in the punishment, but in the crime. (Quote by - Vittorio Alfieri)

I knew quite well, when I gave the names of our agents in the Soviet Union, that I was exposing them to the full machinery of counterespionage and the law, and then prosecution and capital punishment. (Quote by - Aldrich Ames)

Let them stew in their own grease or juice. (Quote by - Karl Otto von Schonhausen Bismarck)

See they suffer death, But in their deaths remember they are men, Strain not the laws to make their tortures grievous. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

Fines are preferable to imprisonment and other types of punishment because they are more efficient. With a fine, the punishment to offenders is also revenue to the State. (Quote by - Gary Becker)

I am passionately opposed to capital punishment, and I have been all my life. (Quote by - Richard Attenborough)

It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones. (Quote by - Bible)

I stew all night in my own grease. (Quote by - Nathaniel Cotton)

My object all sublime I shall achieve in time-To let the punishment fit the crime. (Quote by - William S. Gilbert)

Happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment - it is a result. (Quote by - Robert Green Ingersoll)


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