Punishment Quotes

The liar's punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.

George Bernard Shaw

Punishment - The justice that the guilty deal out to those that are caught.

Elbert Hubbard

To believe in a just law of cause and effect, carrying with it a punishment or a reward, is to believe in righteousness.

Ernest Holmes

Suicide--the only offence against the Laws for which men cannot devise a punishment.

ABRAHAM MILLER

REPENTANCE, n. The faithful attendant and follower of Punishment. It is usually manifest in a degree of reformation that is not inconsistent with continuity of sin.

Ambrose Bierce

Hatred is self-punishment. Hatred it the coward's revenge for being intimidated.

Hosea Ballou

Death is less bitter punishment than death's delay.

Ovid

Laws are sand, customs are rock. Laws can be evaded and punishment escaped, but an openly transgressed custom brings sure punishment.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Who with a little cannot be content, endures an everlasting punishment.

Robert Herrick

Happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment - it is a result.

Robert G Ingersoll

The effects of our actions may be postponed but they are never lost. There is an inevitable reward for good deeds and an inescapable punishment for bad. Meditate upon this truth, and seek always to earn good wages from Destiny.

Wu Ming Fu

Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.

Albert Einstein

In hell there is no other punishment than to begin over and over again the tasks left unfinished in your lifetime.

Andre Gide

For long ages, too, no notice whatever was taken of the criminals sin; he was regarded as harmful, not guilty, and looked upon as a piece of destiny; and the criminal on his side took his punishment as a piece of destiny which had overtaken him, and bore it with the same fatalism ... In general we may say that punishment tames the man, but does not make him better.

Georg Morris Cohen Brandes

Most people approve of capital punishment, but most people wouldn't do the hangman's job.

GEORGE ORWELL
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