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Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment.
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they're making to win. Losers, on the other hand, see it as punishment. And that's the difference.
Confession is always weakness. The grave soul keeps its own secrets, and takes its own punishment in silence.
Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
There is no greater glory than love, nor any greater punishment than jealousy.
Lope de Vega
Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.
I think capital punishment works great. Every killer you kill never kills again.
Crimes against children are the most heinous crime. That, for me, would be a reason for capital punishment because children are innocent and need the guidance of an adult society.
As long as you have capital punishment there is no guarantee that innocent people won't be put to death.
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.
We need to understand the difference between discipline and punishment. Punishment is what you do to someone; discipline is what you do for someone.
The liar's punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.
George Bernard Shaw
To be misunderstood can be the writer's punishment for having disturbed the reader's peace. The greater the disturbance, the greater the possibility of misunderstanding.
All emphasis in American prisons is on punishment, retribution, and disparagement, and almost none is on rehabilitation.
Solitary confinement is too terrible a punishment to inflict on any human being, no matter what his crime. Hardened criminals in the men's prisons, it is said, often beg for the lash instead.
A person who has been punished is not less inclined to behave in a given way; at best, he learns how to avoid punishment.
B. F. Skinner
The modern view of criminal justice, broadly, is that public concern with morality or expediency decrees expiation for the violation of a norm; this concern finds expression in the infliction of punishment on the evil doer by agents of the state, the evil doer, however, enjoying the protection of a regular procedure.
Corporal punishment is as humiliating for him who gives it as for him who receives it; it is ineffective besides. Neither shame nor physical pain have any other effect than a hardening one.
The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence, and to refrain from evil rather because of the punishment that it brings than because of its own foulness.
AIDS is not just God's punishment for homosexuals; it is God's punishment for the society that tolerates homosexuals.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
I can't even explain to you how terrible that feels, that I equate dating a woman with punishment, shame, guilt, disappointment, reproach, reprimand, persecution. It's a nightmare.
Punishment is justice for the unjust.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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