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God preordained, for his own glory and the display of His attributes of mercy and justice, a part of the human race, without any merit of their own, to eternal salvation, and another part, in just punishment of their sin, to eternal damnation. (Quote by - John Calvin)

It seems proper, at all events, that by an early enactment similar to that of other countries the application of public money by an officer of Government to private uses should be made a felony and visited with severe and ignominious punishment. (Quote by - Martin Van Buren)

Two of the cruelest, most primitive punishments our town deals out to those who fall from favor are the empty mailbox and the silent telephone. (Quote by - Hedda Hopper)

Care should be taken that the punishment does not exceed the guilt; and also that some men do not suffer for offenses for which others are not even indicted. (Quote by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)

Frieth in his own grease. (Quote by - Geoffrey Chaucer)

It is not the punishment but the cause that makes the martyr. (Quote by - Saint Augustine)

He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes. (Quote by - Bible)

As soon as men know that they can kill without fear of punishment or blame, they kill; or at least they encourage killers with approving smiles. (Quote by - Simone Weil)

And capital punishment, however ineffective it may be and through whatever ignorance it may be resorted to, is a strictly defensive act, - at least in theory. (Quote by - Benjamin Tucker)

If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

An absolutely necessary part of a writer's equipment, almost as necessary as talent, is the ability to stand up under punishment, both the punishment the world hands out and the punishment he inflicts upon himself. (Quote by - Irwin Shaw)

God ceases to be God only for those who can admit the possibility of His non-existence, and that conception is in itself the most severe punishment they can suffer. (Quote by - Giacomo Casanova)

One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others. (Quote by - Juvenal)

I think capital punishment works great. Every killer you kill never kills again. (Quote by - Bill Maher)

Capital punishment is our society's recognition of the sanctity of human life. (Quote by - Orrin Hatch)

Punishment - The justice that the guilty deal out to those that are caught. (Quote by - Elbert Green Hubbard)

I should not regret a fair and full trial of the entire abolition of capital punishment. (Quote by - James Madison)

It is as expedient that a wicked man be punished as that a sick man be cured by a physician; for all chastisement is a kind of medicine. (Quote by - Plato)


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