Quote of the Day
- Page 4
Let's reintroduce corporal punishment in the schools - and use it on the teachers.
P. J. O'Rourke
Punishment is now unfashionable... because it creates moral distinctions among men, which, to the democratic mind, are odious. We prefer a meaningless collective guilt to a meaningful individual responsibility.
Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument in the hands of the legislator for the prevention of crime.
Was it not enough punishment and suffering in history that we were uprooted and made helpless slaves not only in new colonial outposts but also domestically.
That the saints may enjoy their beatitude and the grace of God more abundantly they are permitted to see the punishment of the damned in hell.
The fact is, in the minds of many, Trayvon Martin received the appropriate punishment for a true crime: He was black, male and dared to walk outside. In life, young Trayvon was just a teenager; in death, he has been transformed into a scary, lurking, suspicious, prone-to-violence spook.
The 'Course in Miracles' says one day you will realize that death is not the punishment but the reward. And it says that birth is not the beginning of life but a continuation. And physical death is not the end of life but a continuation.
I believe in something. But I don't believe that anything can hold a grudge for long enough to condemn its creation to eternal punishment. Nobody can hold a grudge that long, even God.
I should not regret a fair and full trial of the entire abolition of capital punishment.
To believe in a just law of cause and effect, carrying with it a punishment or a reward, is to believe in righteousness.
In hell there is no other punishment than to begin over and over again the tasks left unfinished in your lifetime.
Punishment is lame, but it comes.
The idea that you earn things - that you earn respect, that you earn income, responsibility. the vote, punishment... these ideas are anathema to the liberal mind.
If you're going to do something wrong, do it big, because the punishment is the same either way.
Only nature knows how to justly proportion to the fault the punishment it deserves.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
No punishment has ever possessed enough power of deterrence to prevent the commission of crimes. On the contrary, whatever the punishment, once a specific crime has appeared for the first time, its reappearance is more likely than its initial emergence could ever have been.
I've never been a believer in the physical punishment of children. I don't think it is necessary.
Gordon B. Hinckley
Just vengeance does not call for punishment.
I don't believe in vengeance. Really, when all is said and done, I probably don't believe in punishment.
This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of his own heart no guilty man is acquitted.
Catholicism is not a soothing religion. It's a painful religion. We're all gluttons for punishment.
I do not believe having a baby is punishment.
My argument is not that I shouldn't have been punished, but that the punishment didn't fit the crime.
God ceases to be God only for those who can admit the possibility of His non-existence, and that conception is in itself the most severe punishment they can suffer.
The story of the Jews in the Bible is replete with incidents of their ingratitude to God for His gifts to them: incidents that just as repeatedly merit and receive punishment.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Image of the Moment
Download the free
BrainyQuote iPhone/iPad app
Create beautiful picture quotes to share, and get Today's Quote in Notifications on your devices.
Get Social with BrainyQuote
Follow BrainyQuote on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ to share inspiring quotes with friends. Join now!
Image of the Moment
Quote of the Day
BQ on Facebook
BQ on Twitter
BQ on Pinterest
BQ on Google+
Quote Of The Day Feeds
Quote of the Day Email
© 2001 - 2015 BrainyQuote