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Some have been beaten till they know
What wood a cudgel's of by th' blow:
Some kick'd read more

Some have been beaten till they know
What wood a cudgel's of by th' blow:
Some kick'd until they can feel whether
A shoe be Spanish or neat's leather.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Punishment Quotes,
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'Tis I that call, remember Milo's end,
Wedged in that timber which he strove to rend.

'Tis I that call, remember Milo's end,
Wedged in that timber which he strove to rend.

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The Wolfe must dye in his owne skinne.
[The wolf must die in his own skin.]

The Wolfe must dye in his owne skinne.
[The wolf must die in his own skin.]

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Whipping and abuse are like laudanum: you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline.

Whipping and abuse are like laudanum: you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline.

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When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers.

When the gods wish to punish us they answer our prayers.

by Oscar Wilde Found in: Punishment Quotes,
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Not the punishment but the cause makes the martyr.

Not the punishment but the cause makes the martyr.

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It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his
neck, and he cast into the sea, read more

It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his
neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of
these little ones.

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Christianity, with its doctrine of humility, of forgiveness, of love, is incompatible with the state, with its haughtiness, its violence, read more

Christianity, with its doctrine of humility, of forgiveness, of love, is incompatible with the state, with its haughtiness, its violence, its punishment, its wars

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Punishment is justice for the unjust.

Punishment is justice for the unjust.

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