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Quotation by Mary B. Harris
Unless we maintain correctional institutions of such character that they create respect for law and government instead of breeding resentment and a desire for revenge, we are meeting lawlessness with stupidity and making a travesty of justice.
Mary B. Harris (1874–1957), U.S. prison administrator. I Knew Them in Prison, ch. 34 (1936).
When she wrote this, Harris was Superintendent of the Federal Industrial Institution for Women.
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