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    Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument in the hands of the legislator for the prevention of crime.

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I stew all night in my own grease.

I stew all night in my own grease.

by Nathaniel Cotton Found in: Punishment Quotes,
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He who does not punish evil commands it to be done.

He who does not punish evil commands it to be done.

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Two of the cruelest, most primitive punishments our town deals out to those who fall from favor are the empty read more

Two of the cruelest, most primitive punishments our town deals out to those who fall from favor are the empty mailbox and the silent telephone.

by Hedda Hopper Found in: Punishment Quotes,
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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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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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Distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful.

Distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful.

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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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Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for
in the image of God made he read more

Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for
in the image of God made he man.

by Bible Found in: Punishment Quotes,
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And Cain said unto the Lord, My punishment is greater than I can
bear.

And Cain said unto the Lord, My punishment is greater than I can
bear.

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