A Quote by C.S. Lewis on crime, cure, and punishment

...this new idea of cure instead of punishment, so humane in seeming, had in fact deprived the criminal of all rights and by taking away the name Punishment made the thing infinite.

C.S. Lewis

Source: That Hideous Strength (Space Trilogy, Book 3), Pages: 691

Contributed by: hellaD

A Quote by Bhagavad-Gita on divine incarnation, krishna, god, and punishment

In order to protect the righteous and also to punish the wicked, I incarnate myself on this Earth from time to time.


Source: Bhagavad Gita IV:5-8

Contributed by: Lion

A Quote by W.E. Henley on soul, punishment, and captain

It matters not how straight the gate,
How charged with punishments the scroll,
I am the master of my fate:
I am the Captain of my soul.

W.E. Henley

Source: 1875

Contributed by: Riverzen

A Quote by Pema Chodron on equanimity, pain, pleasure, punishment, and reward

Pain is not a punishment; pleasure is not a reward.

Pema Chodron

Source: Comfortable with Uncertainty: 108 Teachings on Cultivating Fearlessness and Compassion

Contributed by: namlet

A Quote by William Strunk, Jr. on cruelty, manners, men, nations, philosophy, punishment, and style

In his Philosophy of Style, Herbert Spencer gives two sentences to illustrate how the vague and general can be turned into the vivid and particular: In proportion as the manners, customs, and amusements of a nation are cruel and barbarous, the regulations of its penal code will be severe. In proportion as men delight in battles, bullfights, and combats of gladiators, will they punish by hanging, burning, and the rack.

William Strunk (1869 - 1946)

Source: Strunk & White in The Elements of Style, 1918, Third Revision, 1979, p. 23.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by William Shakespeare on darkness, love, madness, punishment, and reason

ROSALIND But are you so much in love as your rhymes speak? ORLANDO Neither rhyme nor reason can express how much. ROSALIND Love is merely a madness, and, I tell you, deserves as well a dark house and a whip as madmen do: and the reason why they are not so punished and cured is, that the lunacy is so ordinary that the whippers are in love too.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: AS YOU LIKE IT, Act 3, Scene 2

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by François Marie Arouet Voltaire on punishment

It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.

Voltaire (1694 - 1778)

Source: War

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by unknown on punishment and virtue

Virtue is its own punishment.


Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by unknown on evil, punishment, and virtue

Virtue is not always rewarded nor evil punished.


Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by unknown on punishment, reward, and work

If a reward is tangibly real enough, a person will work harder to receive that reward than he will to avoid punishment.


Contributed by: Zaady

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