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Punish quotes (13)

Punishment that is the justice for the unjust.
Augustine   Category: Punish

One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others.
Decimus Junius Juvenalis Juvenal   Category: Punish

The best of us being unfit to die what an unexpressible absurdity to put the worst to death.
Nathaniel Hawthorne   Category: Punish

Verily the reward is as great as the misfortune; that is the more unfortunate and calamitous one is the greater and more perfect his reward. And verrily when God loveth a people He entangleth it in misfortune; therefore he who is resigned to the plesure of God in misfortune for him is Gods favor.
Prophet Muhammad   Category: Punish

We are not punished for our sins but by them.
Proverb   Category: Punish

Should unnecessary sorrow or suffering ever come to my people because of my actions then I beseech the Almighty God to punish me.
Adolf Hitler   Category: Punish

If punishment makes not the will supple it hardens the offender.
John Locke   Category: Punish

REPENTANCE n. The faithful attendant and follower of Punishment. It is usually manifest in a degree of reformation that is not inconsistent with continuity of sin.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce   Category: Punish

My object all sublime I shall achieve in time To let the punishment fit the crime The punishment fit the crime.
Sir William Schwenck Gilbert   Category: Punish

Men are not punished for their sins but by them.
Elbert Hubbard   Category: Punish

Let the punishment match the offense.
Marcus Tullius Cicero   Category: Punish

Punishment is justice for the unjust.
Saint Augustine of Hippo   Category: Punish

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.
Plato   Category: Punish