Punishment Quotes

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.

Oscar Wilde

Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.

Elbert Hubbard

The punishment which the wise suffer, who refuse to take part in government, is to live under the government of worse men.

Plato

Men are rewarded or punished not for what they do but for how their acts are defined. That is why men are more interested in better justifying themselves than in better behaving themselves.

Thomas S. Szasz

Evil gains work their punishment.

Sophocles

Every sin brings its punishment with it.

Romanian Proverb

As the bull market goes on, people who take great risks achieve great rewards, seemingly without punishment. It's like crime without punishment or sex without sin.

Ron Chernow

It is from the traditional family that we absorb those universal ideals and principles which are the teaching of Jesus, the bedrock of our religious faith. We are taught the difference between right and wrong, and about the law, just punishment and discipline.

Kamisese Mara

Let the punishment fit the crime.

Proverb

Our system is the height of absurdity, since we treat the culprit both as a child, so as to have the right to punish him, and as an adult, in order to deny him consolation.

Claude Levi-Strauss

He who does not punish evil commands it to be done.

Leonardo Da Vinci

Disgrace does not consist in the punishment, but in the crime.

Mohamed Abdel Moneim Fayed

You are now bearing the punishment for the shortcomings of your world. Here, as in your world, there are benighted people who cannot tolerate thinking about things they are not accustomed to. But you realize that you are being treated here the same as there. If someone from this world came to yours with the audacity to call himself a man, your learned men would stifle him for being a monster or a monkey possessed by the Devil.

Cyrano Hercule Savinien de Bergerac

Penalty is different than punishment, because it offers something with which to regain honor.

Vanna Bonta

The revolution must end and the republic must begin. In our constitution, right must take the place of duty, welfare that of virtue, and self-defense that of punishment. Everyone must be able to prevail and to live according to ones own nature.

Karl Georg Bchner

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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