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And where the offence is, let the great axe fall.
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William Shakespeare

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Distrust everyone in whom the impulse to punish is powerful!
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Friedrich Nietzsche

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Every guilty person is his own hangman.
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Seneca

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Hanging is too good for him said Mr. Cruelty.
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John Bunyan

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

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I'm all for bringing back the birch, but only between consenting adults.
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Gore Vidal

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If your buttocks burn, you know you have done wrong.
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South African Proverb

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

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It is the crime not the scaffold which is the disgrace.
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Pierre Corneille

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Let the punishment be proportionate to the offense.
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Marcus T. Cicero

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Many without punishment, none without sin.
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John Ray

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Men are not hanged for stealing horses, but that horses may not be stolen.
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Edward F. Halifax

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Next to the prosperity of a good person, I am best pleased with the confusion of a rascal.
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Source Unknown

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No one provokes me with impunity.
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Mary Queen Of Scots

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One should not lift the rod against our enemies upon the private information of another.
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Hitopadesa

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Prisons are built with stones of Law. Brothels with the bricks of religion.
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William Blake

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Prisons don't rehabilitate, they don't punish, they don't protect, so what the hell do they do?
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Jerry Brown

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Punishment is justice for the unjust.
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St. Augustine

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Take away the danger and remove the restraint, and wayward nature runs free.
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Horace

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The first and greatest punishment of the sinner is the conscience of sin.
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Seneca

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The punishment of criminals should serve a purpose. When a man is hanged he is useless.
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Voltaire

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Thwackum was for doing justice, and leaving mercy to Heaven.
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Henry Fielding

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When God punishes a land, he deprives it leaders of wisdom.
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Italian Proverb

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Whipping and abuse are like laudanum: you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline.
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Harriet Beecher Stowe

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Why not whip the teacher when the pupil misbehaves?
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Diogenes of Sinope

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