139 Total Quotes

Punishment Quotes

Woody Allen
Capital punishment would be more effective as a preventive measure if it were administered prior to the crime.
Woody Allen
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Oscar Wilde
One is absolutely sickened, not by the crimes that the wicked have committed, but by the punishments that the good have inflicted; and a community is infinitely more brutalized by the habitual employment of punishment than it is by the occasional occurrence of crime.
Oscar Wilde
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It's never been our policy to discuss any type of team punishment, ... We've talked to Torrie and he knows exactly where he stands right now.
Bruce Allen
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It's never been our policy to discuss any type of team punishment. We've talked to Torrie and he knows exactly where he stands right now.
Bruce Allen
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Aaron Neville
But I knew if I ran I'd never be able to sing, so I had to take my punishment.
Aaron Neville
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Now the whole team is punished.
Al Thornton
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I'm a glutton for punishment
Allan Cutler
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William Shakespeare
And where the offence is, let the great axe fall.
William Shakespeare
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The first and greatest punishment of the sinner is the conscience of sin.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Virtue is its own punishment
Aneurin Bevan
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This is outrageous. This is a grave punishment.
Genrikh Padva
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Why not whip the teacher when the pupil misbehaves?
Diogenes Diogenes of Sinope
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cruel and unusual punishment.
Scott Allen
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P. J. O'Rourke
Let's reintroduce corporal punishment in the schools - and use it on the teachers.
P. J. O'Rourke
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The bottom line is, I am against capital punishment, despite my understanding of the visceral attraction it has for most Americans.
Scott Turow
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That led me to say that when push comes to shove, I'm against capital punishment.
Scott Turow
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Robert Mugabe
The Cubans are being punished with sanctions in the same way we are,
Robert Mugabe
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Purity is not imposed upon us as though it were a kind of punishment, it is one of those mysterious but obvious conditions of that supernatural knowledge of ourselves in the Divine, which we speak of as faith. Impurity does not destroy this knowledge, it slays our need for it.
Georges Bernanos
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Now the commissioner, on his own, is announcing a new punishment, and that would be an additional punishment to what the law provides for.
Gerald Lefcourt
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Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
All in all, punishment hardens and renders people more insensible; it concentrates; it increases the feeling of estrangement; it strengthens the power of resistance.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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The issue is the insensitivity to the victims. We're not taking a stand pro or con on capital punishment, but we felt these ads were inappropriate; they open a lot of old wounds. Sears firmly felt that this kind of a campaign was not consistent with what Sears stands for.
Tom Nicholson
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We asked the US administration to continue with its support and not to enforce collective punishment, which will have disastrous consequences.
Saeb Erekat
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The English sent all their bores abroad, and acquired the Empire as a punishment.
Edward Bond
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Corporal punishment is as humiliating for him who gives it as for him who receives it; it is ineffective besides. Neither shame nor physical pain have any other effect than a hardening one.
Ellen Key
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P. J. O'Rourke
Marijuana is self-punishing. It makes you acutely sensitive, and in this world, what worse punishment could there be?
P. J. O'Rourke
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Every guilty person is his own hangman.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Samuel Butler
Then spare the rod and spoil the child.
Samuel Butler
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William Cowper
Sin let loose speaks punishment at hand.
William Cowper
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We're gluttons for punishment, I guess. This is probably as tough as it gets this year.
Willie Randolph
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We cannot talk about any punishment until we have the results of the B test.
William Gaillard
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