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    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.

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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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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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It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his
neck, and he cast into the sea, read more

It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his
neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of
these little ones.

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

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

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Punishment is justice for the unjust.

Punishment is justice for the unjust.

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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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And if a man cause a blemish in his neighbour; as he hath done,
so shall it be done read more

And if a man cause a blemish in his neighbour; as he hath done,
so shall it be done to him;
Breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as he hath
caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to him again.

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