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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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Capital punishment would be more effective as a preventive measure if it were administered prior to the crime.
~ Woody Allen - [Punishment]

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Hanging is too good for him said Mr. Cruelty.
~ John Bunyan - [Punishment]

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Hold you there, neither a strange hand nor my own, neither heavy nor light shall touch my bum.
~ Miguel De Cervantes - [Punishment]

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I should be very willing to redress men wrongs, and rather check than punish crimes, had not Cervantes, in that all too true tale of Quixote, shown how all such efforts fail.
~ Lord Byron - [Punishment]

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In its function, the power to punish is not essentially different from that of curing or educating.
~ Michel Foucault - [Punishment]

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It is the crime not the scaffold which is the disgrace.
~ Pierre Corneille - [Punishment]

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Let the punishment be proportionate to the offense.
~ Marcus T. Cicero - [Punishment]

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Let us have compassion for those under chastisement. Alas, who are we ourselves? Who am I and who are you? Whence do we come and is it quite certain that we did nothing before we were born? This earth is not without some resemblance to a gaol. Who knows but that man is a victim of divine justice? Look closely at life. It is so constituted that one senses punishment everywhere.
~ Victor Hugo - [Punishment]

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Men are not hanged for stealing horses, but that horses may not be stolen.
~ Edward F. Halifax - [Punishment]

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One should not lift the rod against our enemies upon the private information of another.
~ Hitopadesa - [Punishment]

 

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