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

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

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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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And thine eye shall not pity; but life shall go for life, eye for
eye, tooth for tooth, hand read more

And thine eye shall not pity; but life shall go for life, eye for
eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

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

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

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I stew all night in my own grease.

I stew all night in my own grease.

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Every sin brings its punishment with it.

Every sin brings its punishment with it.

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Punishment is justice for the unjust.

Punishment is justice for the unjust.

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