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Capital punishment is the source of many an argument, both good and bad.
Marilyn vos Savant
Shame is a fitter and generally a more effectual punishment for a child than beating.
According to Islamic principles, when a man is accused of heresy, he is given the choice between repentance and punishment.
I can take more punishment than anyone in the business.
Opponents of capital punishment argue that the state has no right to take a murderer's life. Apparently, one fact that abolitionists forget or overlook is that the state is acting not only on behalf of society, but also on behalf of the murdered person and the murdered person's family.
I contend that it's impossible to read the Sermon on the Mount and not come out against capital punishment.
I do not believe having a baby is punishment.
Going to the opera, like getting drunk, is a sin that carries its own punishment with it.
Countries and states which have capital punishment have a much higher rate of murder and crime than countries that do not, so that makes sense to me, and the moral question - I struggle with it morally.
Wickedness is its own punishment.
Catholicism is not a soothing religion. It's a painful religion. We're all gluttons for punishment.
My argument is not that I shouldn't have been punished, but that the punishment didn't fit the crime.
I haven't took no punishment. There's nothing cool about taking punishment.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
I'm not in this sport to take punishment.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
I wanted to show that crime doesn't pay. If you are saved and accept the Lord, you cannot use that as an excuse to avoid punishment.
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.
He who is in evil, is also in the punishment of evil.
Well, there's no one at all, they do be saying, but is deserving of some punishment from the very minute of his birth.
I am telling you before anything, that the blood of the martyrs and the injured will not go in vain. And I would like to affirm, I will not hesitate to punish those who are responsible fiercely. I will hold those in charge who have violated the rights of our youth with the harshest punishment stipulated in the law.
What grieves me most in my past offenses, O my loving God, is not so much the punishment I have deserved, as the displeasure I have given You, Who are worthy of infinite love.
The method of collective punishment so far has proved effective.
Purity is not imposed upon us as though it were a kind of punishment, it is one of those mysterious but obvious conditions of that supernatural knowledge of ourselves in the Divine, which we speak of as faith. Impurity does not destroy this knowledge, it slays our need for it.
Guilt always hurries towards its complement, punishment; only there does its satisfaction lie.
This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of his own heart no guilty man is acquitted.
Obviously, people who commit crimes should be punished. Even people who steal socks and 'Snow White' videos should probably do time if they have priors, especially serious priors. But the punishment has to fit the crime, and the standard has to be the same for everyone.
I think I wish I had never spanked my children, but I have. And they remember every instance like they tattooed it on their palms. I think it's a terrible lesson, to use physical punishment to make a point about not behaving, not being kind to their siblings, to other people. I mean that's just absurd. But I've lost it, I understand it.
Well I certainly have learned and I hope I'm moving on and certainly two years of prison was a terrible punishment.
Homelessness is a part of our American system. There should be nothing wrong with this condition as long as the individual is not sentenced to unnecessary suffering and punishment.
There must be no worse punishment to a totalitarian nation than the withdrawal of capital.
As an American I wanted to explore... why are we the only first world country that still has capital punishment? Is it because we're too afraid to really examine the system, or is it because we really truly believe that this is the best way to deter future crime?
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