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My object all sublime
I shall achieve in time--
To let the punishment fit the crime.

My object all sublime
I shall achieve in time--
To let the punishment fit the crime.

by William S. Gilbert Found in: Punishment Quotes,
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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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Men are rewarded or punished not for what they do but for how their acts are defined. That is why read more

Men are rewarded or punished not for what they do but for how their acts are defined. That is why men are more interested in better justifying themselves than in better behaving themselves.

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He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him
chasteneth him betimes.

He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him
chasteneth him betimes.

by Bible Found in: General Sayings, Punishment Sayings,
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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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Let the punishment fit the crime

Let the punishment fit the crime

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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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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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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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