"Punishment is justice for the unjust."
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"Prisons are built with stones of Law. Brothels with the bricks of religion."
"Prisons don't rehabilitate, they don't punish, they don't protect, so what the hell do they do?"
"Hanging is too good for him said Mr. Cruelty."
"Then spare the rod and spoil the child."
"Hold you there, neither a strange hand nor my own, neither heavy nor light shall touch my bum."
"Let the punishment be proportionate to the offense."
"It is the crime not the scaffold which is the disgrace."
"Why not whip the teacher when the pupil misbehaves?"
"Thwackum was for doing justice, and leaving mercy to Heaven."
"In its function, the power to punish is not essentially different from that of curing or educating."
"Men are not hanged for stealing horses, but that horses may not be stolen."
"One should not lift the rod against our enemies upon the private information of another."
"Take away the danger and remove the restraint, and wayward nature runs free."
"No one provokes me with impunity."
"Distrust everyone in whom the impulse to punish is powerful!"
"When God punishes a land, he deprives it leaders of wisdom."
"If your buttocks burn, you know you have done wrong."
"Many without punishment, none without sin."
"The first and greatest punishment of the sinner is the conscience of sin."
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