Quotation by George Gordon Noel Byron

A material resurrection seems strange and even absurd except for purposes of punishment, and all punishment which is to revenge rather than correct must be morally wrong, and when the World is at an end, what moral or warning purpose can eternal tortures answer?
George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824), British poet. Detached Thoughts, no. 96 (1821-1822), published in Byron's Letters and Journals, vol. 9, ed. Leslie A. Marchand (1979).
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