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    It is as expedient that a wicked man be punished as that a sick man be cured by a physician; for all chastisement is a kind of medicine.

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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.

by Joseph Addison 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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Frieth in his own grease.

Frieth in his own grease.

by Geoffrey Chaucer Found in: Punishment Quotes,
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That is the bitterest of all,--to wear the yoke of our own
wrong-doing.

That is the bitterest of all,--to wear the yoke of our own
wrong-doing.

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Something lingering with boiling oil in it . . . something
humorous but lingering--with either boiling oil or melted read more

Something lingering with boiling oil in it . . . something
humorous but lingering--with either boiling oil or melted lead.

by William S. Gilbert Found in: Punishment Quotes,
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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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Not the punishment but the cause makes the martyr.

Not the punishment but the cause makes the martyr.

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He is next to the gods whom reason, and not passion, impels; and
who, after weighing the facts, can read more

He is next to the gods whom reason, and not passion, impels; and
who, after weighing the facts, can measure the punishment with
discretion.
[Lat., Diis proximus ille est
Quem ratio non ira movet: qui factor rependens
Consilio punire potest.]

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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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