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Many a man spanks his children for the things his own father should have spanked out of him.

Many a man spanks his children for the things his own father should have spanked out of him.

by Don Marquis Found in: Punishment Quotes,
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If punishment makes not the will supple it hardens the offender.

If punishment makes not the will supple it hardens the offender.

by John Locke Found in: Punishment Quotes,
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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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'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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Not the punishment but the cause makes the martyr.

Not the punishment but the cause makes the martyr.

by Saint Augustine Found in: Punishment Quotes,
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Care should be taken that the punishment does not exceed the
guilt; and also that some men do not read more

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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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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Let the punishment be equal with the offence.
[Lat., Noxiae poena par esto.]

Let the punishment be equal with the offence.
[Lat., Noxiae poena par esto.]

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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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