punishment Quotes

If my faults deserve punishment, my youth at least, and my imprudence were worthy of excuse
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— Leanda de Lisle
Criminal law has to do with relations between the misbehaving individual and his government...Criminal law establishes rules of conduct; their breach, if prosecuted and conviction follows, results in punishment.
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— Lawrence M. Friedman
The violence inherent in our systems and structures of power is a part of who we are - our thoughts, sensibilities, imaginations, language. We live in manifestations of it - permanent war, environmental destrucution, poverty, racism, misogyny, the assault on labor, torture in our prisons, capital punishment - a corporate capitalist state controlled by oligarchical interests for their own private profit and gain.
— Lawrence Joseph
Daniel didn't have to shoulder his punishment alone anymore. It was something they could do together.
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— Lauren Kate
In my first meeting with somebody, I kind of say, "What are your expectations?" And there are some people who say, "I just want to be fair," so then we have to qualify what that means. But when somebody comes in and says, "I just want to nail him. I just want to exact as much punishment as I possibly can." Well, that might be a case where I say, "We may not be the right firm for you."
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— Laura Wasser
Integrity, honesty, and honor may not give immediate rewards or gratification, and they can be life-threatening (for example, being a whistle-blower or turning state's evidence). The absence of integrity, honesty, and honor do not always bring punishment or scorn, and can be life-aggrandizing (connivers and cheats often gain power and wealth). Therefore, morality must be its own reward.
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— Laura Schlessinger
If anyone would like to hit me, they are perfectly welcome. I must warn you, though, that I might enjoy it. So maybe it's not the right kind of punishment.
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— Lars von Trier
Was it your strategy to just take as much punishment as you could and then hope he would fall down?
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— Larry Merchant
Nobody wants to hear how I think I've been mistreated, or how I think my punishment should be lifted, or tweaked, or reduced. Nobody wants to hear me say that, nobody cares what I think about this. I get it.
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— Lance Armstrong
My actions and reactions, and the way I treated certain scenarios, were way out of line, so I deserved some punishment.
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— Lance Armstrong
Enlightenment is its own reward, its own punishment. You begin to see so much more. And so much more sees you.
— Laird Barron
Well, there's no one at all, they do be saying, but is deserving of some punishment from the very minute of his birth.
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— Lady Gregory
I propose a Constitutional Amendment providing that, if any public official, elected or appointed, at any level of government, is caught lying to any member of the public for any reason, the punishment shall be death by public hanging.
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— L. Neil Smith
A state that suppresses all freedom of speech, and which by imposing the most terrible punishments, treats each and every attempt at criticism, however morally justified, and every suggestion for improvement as plotting to high treason, is a state that breaks an unwritten law.
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— Kurt Huber
The whole religion of Islam is based on reward and punishment and reward and punishment, and it becomes a part of how you think of everything. Even yourself.
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— Kumail Nanjiani
We had a rule in the school that when you're punished, you carry out the punishment and then complain, which I felt was absolutely unfair: if I'd done it, what was the point of complaining?
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— Kofi Annan
Without the threat of punishment, there is no joy in flight.
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— Kobo Abe
I believe the Scriptures teach that there's a literal heaven and a literal hell, just like Jesus said. And without forgiveness of sins that, yeah, the place of punishment is called hell.
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— Kirk Cameron
Sin and the sinner both deserve punishment
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— Kim Soo-hyun
Repentance is the biggest punishment of ideal man.
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— Khem Veasna
It is futile to debate on what is wrong and right with people whose remorse is not their punishment, nor is it reasonable to care about their promise and criticism.
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— Khem Veasna
It's actually a smarter crime because imagine if you rob a bank, or you're dealing drugs. If you get caught you're going to spend a lot of time in custody. But with hacking, it's much easier to commit the crime and the risk of punishment is slim to none.
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— Kevin Mitnick
My argument is not that I shouldn't have been punished, but that the punishment didn't fit the crime.
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— Kevin Mitnick
The moral issues with which Marcus struggles would be, as he points out, unchanged whether the universe were mechanical and devoid of meaning or value or ruled by deity or Providence; whether the will were in fact free or determined; whether there were or were not a future life, or any even fugitive rewards and punishments at all.
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— Kenneth Rexroth
Let us leave the EEC, abolish human rights laws, take TV sets, pool tables and phones out of prisons, bring back corporal and capital punishment, slash benefits and put single mothers into hostels instead of giving them council flats. Finally, if we chucked out all the illegal immigrants and asylum seekers there would be enough jobs for everyone.
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— Ken Bates
I guess living without love, without experiencing it or being able to give it is pretty strong punishment.
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— Keanu Reeves
Teenagers are obviously God's punishment for having sex in the first place.
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— Kathy Lette
Many of us do not believe in capital punishment, because thus society takes from a man what society cannot give.
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— Katharine Fullerton Gerould
Execution as punishment is barbaric and unnecessary.
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— Kate Mulgrew
On the lips of my enemy, my sister's lover, my lover's killer, I taste the punishment I deserve. I taste oblivion.
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— Karen Marie Moning
It is from the traditional family that we absorb those universal ideals and principles which are the teaching of Jesus, the bedrock of our religious faith. We are taught the difference between right and wrong, and about the law, just punishment and discipline.
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— Kamisese Mara
Getting smart on crime' does not mean reducing sentences or punishments for crimes.
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— Kamala Harris
This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of his own heart no guilty man is acquitted.
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— Juvenal
Whatever guilt is perpetrated by some evil prompting, is grievous to the author of the crime. This is the first punishment of guilt that no one who is guilty is acquitted at the judgment seat of his own conscience.[Lat., Exemplo quodcumque malo committitur, ipsiDisplicet auctori. Prima est haec ultio, quod seJudice nemo nocens absolvitur.]
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— Juvenal
One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others.
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— Juvenal
The Sicilian tyrants never devised a greater punishment than envy.
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— Juvenal
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
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— Jules Renard
The fear of hell, the punishment of sin, how the modern parent revolts from such teaching. Yet I will assert that far from doing us children harm, it was a sure foundation to the world of our confidence, a master girder in our palace of delight.
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— Joyce Cary
Your punishment if you're a woman. Not loved enough.
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— Joyce Carol Oates
The punishment " to the body, the brain, the spirit " a man must endure to become even a moderately good boxer is inconceivable to most of us whose idea of personal risk is largely ego-related or emotional.
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— Joyce Carol Oates