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Punishment Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Punishment.

For man with no forgiveness in heart,
life worse punishment than death.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid 2

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Justice that love gives is a surrender,
justice that law gives is a punishment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Correcting bad habits cannot be done
by forbidding or punishment.
- Robert Baden-Powell (the founder of scouting)

Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment
and the other by acts of love. Power based on love
is a thousand times more effective and permanent
then the one derived from fear of punishment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

 

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

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

It is an open question whether any behavior
based on fear of eternal punishment
can be regarded as ethical
or should be regarded as merely cowardly.
- Margaret Mead

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Work is not man's punishment.
It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
- George Sand

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

Ever since Eve started it all by offering Adam the apple,
woman's punishment has been to supply a man with food
then suffer the consequences when it disagrees with him.
- Helen Rowland

The punishment should fit the crime and if a doctor
or drug company does harm knowingly or negligently
to a patient they should be compensated to make them whole.
- Corrine Brown

To be misunderstood can be the writer's punishment
for having disturbed the reader's peace.
The greater the disturbance, the greater the possibility of misunderstanding.
- Anatole Broyard

And then ESPN fired me.
I did not think that was a fitting punishment.
- Gregg Easterbrook

If you're going to do something wrong,
do it big, because the punishment is the same either way.
- Jayne Mansfield

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

I can take more punishment than anyone in the business.
- Ric Flair

Capital punishment is the source of many an argument,
both good and bad.
- Marilyn vos Savant

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

To sin offers repentance and forgiveness;
not to sin offers only punishment.
- Jose Bergamin

Rewards and punishment is the lowest form of education.
- Zhuangzi

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

A man's got to take a lot of punishment to write a really funny book.
- Ernest Hemingway

No game in the world is as tidy and dramatically neat as baseball,
with cause and effect, crime and punishment,
motive and result, so cleanly defined.
- Paul Gallico

It is not the punishment but the cause that makes the martyr.
- Saint Augustine

Confession is always weakness.
The grave soul keeps its own secrets,
and takes its own punishment in silence.
- Dorothy Dix

What becomes a crime deserving capital punishment when
the tables are turned is a matter of small moment when
the negro woman is the accusing party.
- Ida B. Wells

To work without attachment is to work without the expectation
of reward or fear of any punishment in this world or the next.
Work so done is a means to the end, and God is the end.
- Ramakrishna

Shame is a fitter and generally a more effectual punishment
for a child than beating.
- Samuel Richardson

I contend that it's impossible to read the Sermon on
the Mount and not come out against capital punishment.
- Tony Campolo

Punishment is now unfashionable...
because it creates moral distinctions among men,
which, to the democratic mind, are odious.
We prefer a meaningless collective guilt to a meaningful
individual responsibility.
- Thomas Szasz

That thing of hell and eternal punishment is the most absurd,
as well as the most disagreeable thought that ever
entered into the head of mortal man.
- George Berkeley

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

A punishment to some, to some a gift,
and to many a favor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Love or not, I wouldn't subject a wife to the road.
It's punishment.
- Billy Strayhorn

Evil gains work their punishment.
- Sophocles

Let's not talk punishment.
- George Steinbrenner

According to Islamic principles, when a man is accused of heresy,
he is given the choice between repentance and punishment.
- Naguib Mahfouz

The way the terrorist is trained to operate,
especially the suicide terrorists, makes punishment
and the threat of punishment far less valuable to those
who would prevent the crime.
- John Ashcroft

In my childhood I always felt that I was treated unjustly,
without a mother, sick, and with the threat of punishment
in Hell hanging over my head.
- Edvard Munch

He who is in evil, is also in the punishment of evil.
- Emanuel Swedenborg

Vice Is like a fury to the vicious mind,
And turns delight itself to punishment.
- Ben Jonson

Just vengeance does not call for punishment.
- Pierre Corneille

Routine physical punishment such as spanking teaches
a toddler that might makes right and that it is fine
to hit when one is stronger and can get away with it.
- Alicia F. Lieberman

Sleep is a reward for some, a punishment for others.
For all, it is a sanction.
- Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

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.
- Gary Becker

Punishment cannot heal spirits, can only break them.
- Barbara Deming

Now, I - for several years while I was researching this book,
I felt quite obsessed by thoughts about sentencing,
punishment, how judges arrive at their decisions.
- Helen Garner

Death is less bitter punishment than death's delay.
- Ovid

As long as you have capital punishment there is no
guarantee that innocent people won't be put to death.
- Paul Simon

They have shrunk from inquiry, though they have strained after punishment.
I have in every shape dared the one,
that I might,
so far as lay in my power, be able to secure the other.
- Joseph Howe

Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.
- Elizabeth Fry

But this is not to say that the society which inflicts
capital punishment commits murder.
- Benjamin Tucker

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.
- Bram Fischer

Celebrity is the chastisement of merit and the punishment of talent.
- Emily Dickinson

Only nature knows how to justly proportion to the fault
the punishment it deserves.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Well, there's no one at all, they do be saying,
but is deserving of some punishment from the very minute of his birth.
- Lady Gregory

I learned early about the misery and dangers of life,
and about the afterlife, about the external punishment
which awaited the children of sin in Hell.
- Edvard Munch

The long and distressing controversy over capital punishment
is very unfair to anyone meditating murder.
- Geoffrey Fisher

This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of
his own heart no guilty man is acquitted.
- Juvenal

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

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.
- Simone Weil

Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn't commit.
- Eli Khamarov

I would like to see capital punishment suppressed in all democracies.
- Lionel Jospin

Going to the opera, like getting drunk,
is a sin that carries its own punishment with it.
- Hannah More

What grieves me most in my past offenses,
O my loving God, is not so much the punishment I have deserved,
as the displeasure I have given You,
Who are worthy of infinite love.
- Alphonsus Liguori

Here an attempt is made to explain suffering:
the outcaste of traditional Hinduism is held to deserve his fetched fate;
it is a punishment for the wrongs he did in a previous life.
- Walter Kaufmann

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

There is no greater glory than love,
nor any great punishment than jealously.
- Lope de Vega

AIDS is not just God's punishment for homosexuals;
it is God's punishment for the society that tolerates homosexuals.
- Jerry Falwell

All punishment is mischief; all punishment in itself is evil.
- Jeremy Bentham

If the Old Testament were a reliable guide in the matter of capital punishment,
half the people in the United States would have to be killed tomorrow.
- Steve Allen


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