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    Care should be taken that the punishment does not exceed the
    guilt; and also that some men do not suffer for offenses for
    which others are not even indicted.
    [Lat., Cavendum est ne major poena quam culpa sit; et ne iisdem
    de causis alii plectantur, alii ne appellentur quidem.]

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Punishment follows close on crime.
[Lat., Culpam poena premit comes.]

Punishment follows close on crime.
[Lat., Culpam poena premit comes.]

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

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

by Euripides Found in: Punishment Quotes,
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That is the bitterest of all,--to wear the yoke of our own
wrong-doing.

That is the bitterest of all,--to wear the yoke of our own
wrong-doing.

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Distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful.

Distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful.

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One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others.

One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others.

by Juvenal Found in: Punishment Quotes,
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Men simply copied the realities of their hearts when they built prisons

Men simply copied the realities of their hearts when they built prisons

by Richard Wright Found in: Punishment Quotes,
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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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Every sin brings its punishment with it.

Every sin brings its punishment with it.

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The punishment which the wise suffer, who refuse to take part in government, is to live under the government of read more

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

by Plato Found in: Punishment Quotes,
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