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

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

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Crime and punishment grow out of one stem.

Crime and punishment grow out of one stem.

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Frieth in his own grease.

Frieth in his own grease.

by Geoffrey Chaucer 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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It is as expedient that a wicked man be punished as that a sick man be cured by a physician; read more

It is as expedient that a wicked man be punished as that a sick man be cured by a physician; for all chastisement is a kind of medicine.

by Plato Found in: Punishment Quotes,
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Vengeance comes not slowly either upon you or any other wicked
man, but steals silently and imperceptibly, placing its read more

Vengeance comes not slowly either upon you or any other wicked
man, but steals silently and imperceptibly, placing its foot on
the bad.

by Euripides Found in: Punishment Quotes,
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Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for
in the image of God made he read more

Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for
in the image of God made he man.

by Bible Found in: Punishment Quotes,
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See they suffer death,
But in their deaths remember they are men,
Strain not the laws to read more

See they suffer death,
But in their deaths remember they are men,
Strain not the laws to make their tortures grievous.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Punishment Quotes,
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Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument in the hands of the legislator for the prevention of crime.

Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument in the hands of the legislator for the prevention of crime.

by John Ruskin Found in: Punishment Quotes,
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