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The purpose of punishment is to improve those who do the punishing--that is the final recourse of those who support punishment.
The best way to avoid punishment is to fear it.
No punishment has ever possessed enough power of deterrence to prevent the commission of crimes. On the contrary, whatever the pun ...
Forced labor as a punishment is limited as to time and intensity. The convict retains his rights over his body; he is not absolute ...
The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence, and to refrain from evil rather because of the ...
Nothing is to be compared to the misery of being bound
without Love, bound to one, & preferring another. That is a
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Everybody comes along at the right time.... Leonardo was lucky because he came along at the right time. Oscar Wilde was lucky beca ...
To sin offers repentance and forgiveness; not to sin offers only punishment.
That thing of hell and eternal punishment is the most absurd, as well as the most disagreeable thought that ever entered into the ...
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 ...
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