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.
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.
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?
Without the threat of punishment, there is no joy in flight.
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.
Sin and the sinner both deserve punishment
Repentance is the biggest punishment of ideal man.
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.
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.
My argument is not that I shouldn't have been punished, but that the punishment didn't fit the crime.
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.
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.
I guess living without love, without experiencing it or being able to give it is pretty strong punishment.
Teenagers are obviously God's punishment for having sex in the first place.
Many of us do not believe in capital punishment, because thus society takes from a man what society cannot give.
— Katharine Fullerton Gerould
Execution as punishment is barbaric and unnecessary.
On the lips of my enemy, my sister's lover, my lover's killer, I taste the punishment I deserve. I taste oblivion.
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.
Getting smart on crime' does not mean reducing sentences or punishments for crimes.
This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of his own heart no guilty man is acquitted.
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.]
One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others.
The Sicilian tyrants never devised a greater punishment than envy.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
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.
Your punishment if you're a woman. Not loved enough.
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.
I believe that any form of art is a species of exploration and transgression. ... Art by its nature is a transgressive act, and artists must accept being punished for it. The more original and unsettling their art, the more devastating the punishment.
There is too much undissolved wrath and punishment in most religions.
Come, all ye lovers of liberty, break the oppressor's rod, loose the iron grasp of mobocracy, and bring to condign punishment all those who trample under foot the glorious Constitution and the people's rights.
Publication is almost certainly a punishment for having written a book.
This system of encouragement proves serviceable as a preventive of punishment, the attainment of the tickets being a reward, the forfeiture of them the reverse; and, as such, boys seem often more affected by their loss than by coercion.
The punishment of those who have loved women too much is to love them always.
Remorse is the punishment of crime; repentance, its expiation. The former appertains to a tormented conscience; the latter to a soul changed for the better.
Divine punishment is at once followed by Divine pity.
All pain is a punishment, and every punishment is inflicted for love as much as for justice.
We cannot be guilty of a greater act of uncharitableness, than to interpret the afflictions which befall our neighbors as punishments and judgments.
I honor the father in his son, not the son in his father. Each one receives a reward or punishment for his deeds, but not for the acts of others.
To sin offers repentance and forgiveness; not to sin offers only punishment.
Israelites, Christians and Muslims profess immortality, but the veneration they render this world proves they believe only in it, since they destine all other worlds, in infinite number, to be its reward or punishment.