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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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Every sin brings its punishment with it.

Every sin brings its punishment with it.

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And if thy hand offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee
to enter into life maimed, read more

And if thy hand offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee
to enter into life maimed, than having two hands to go into hell,
into the fire that never shall be quenched:
Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.

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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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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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'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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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.

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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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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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