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Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.


Elizabeth Fry

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Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.
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The wrong decision in this case could be a fatal one.
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The punishment did not fit the crime.
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Fear follows crime, and is its punishment
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Fear follows crime and is its punishment.
VOLTAIRE
We want to make sure he never sees the light of day.
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Fear follows crime, and is its punishment.
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Hatred is self-punishment. Hatred it the coward's revenge for being intimidated.
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Those who notice, always notify, what they are noticing but we have to check that notification.
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Disgrace does not consist in the punishment, but in the crime.
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Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn't commit.
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It is the crime that causes the shame, and not the punishment.
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Hatred is self-punishment. Hatred it the coward's revenge for being intimidated.
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Nothing will deter crime but the certainty of punishment.
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Punishment creates crime.
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Humanity is the crime, God is the criminal.
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Let the punishment fit the crime
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I want to be a figure for prison reform. I think that the criminal justice system is rotten.
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She needs to go to jail, for her own punishment and to deter others.
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I am not a criminal while my love is my only crime.
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Crime and punishment grow out of one stem.
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The guilty is he who meditates a crime; the punishment is his who lays the plot.
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Punishment follows close on the heels of crime.
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A fish might more easily live on the apex of a rock than a man accustomed to crime live a life of vi...
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I don't find the punishment fit the crime,
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I understand that people feel moral outrage over this. And there is likely to be some criminal punis...
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We both agree this type of crime justifies this punishment.
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Look, I'm wrong sometimes. This is one of the times I hope I am.
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Society during the last hundred years has been alternately perplexed and encouraged respecting the t...
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This is a longtime employee. The punishment should fit the crime.
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Society prepares the crime; the criminal commits it.
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One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem on others.
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Society prepares the crime; the criminal commits it.
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Crime labs should be an independent force within the criminal-justice system, not beholden to the pr...
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Society prepares the crime, the criminal commits it
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The man who has a conscience suffers whilst acknowledging his sin. That is his punishment.
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A curse burns bright on crime.
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(…)man holds the remedy in his own hands, and lets everything go its own way, simply through cowar...
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The punishment can be remitted; the crime is everlasting. [Lat., Poena potest demi, culpa perennis...
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I read about a man condemned to death saying or thinking, an hour before his death, that if he had t...
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Punishment follows close on crime. [Lat., Culpam poena premit comes.]
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This criminal deserves the death penalty, the highest punishment, Execution, execution, we demand ex...
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I don't consider myself above the law, I consider myself above the principles.

~ Aarush ...
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My object all sublime I shall achieve in time-- To let the punishment fit the crime.
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Squeeze human nature into the straitjacket of criminal justice and crime will appear.
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Deep breaths are very useful with shallow people.
JEFFREY FRY
I don't think the bitterest enemy of the Perrier Award could deny that it has spotted some real tale...
STEPHEN FRY
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
STEPHEN FRY
If I had a large amount of money I should found a hospital for those whose grip upon the world is so...
STEPHEN FRY
I think animal testing is cruel. They get nervous and get all the answers wrong.
STEPHEN FRY
He knew he could never jingle change in his pocket or park his car like a confident adult, he was th...
STEPHEN FRY
The English language is an arsenal of weapons; if you are going to brandish them without checking to...
STEPHEN FRY
We have also an edition of The Trial, by the notorious Jew, Kafka. Berlin would appreciate it, I am ...
STEPHEN FRY
I think it was Harry Walpole who remarked, "In this life one should try everything once except inces...
STEPHEN FRY
All gone. All anger quelled, all desire drained, all thirst slaked, all madness past.
STEPHEN FRY
He was always doing that these days. Everything he saw became a symbol of his own existence, from a ...
STEPHEN FRY
I am magnificently prepared for the long littleness of life. There is diddley-squat for me to look f...
STEPHEN FRY
My first meeting with you only confirmed what I first suspected. You are a fraud, a charlatan and a ...
STEPHEN FRY
Eight of the teams believe one interpretation and Ferrari have a slightly different interpretation.
NICK FRY
Great writers, I discovered, were not to be bowed down before and worshipped, but embraced and befri...
STEPHEN FRY
When you truly love, you can never really get hurt.
JEFFREY FRY
From victory we learn little, from defeat - everything.
JEFFREY FRY
The alarm in the morning? Well, I have an old tape of Carlo Maria Giulini conducting the Vienna Phil...
STEPHEN FRY
There is no greater success as when you turn your enemy into your ally.
JEFFREY FRY
A tree that does not blossom, will bear no fruit
JEFFREY FRY
To realize that all people are alike and all are different is the beginning of wisdom.
JEFFREY FRY
For a B school like us, that was good competition. That's good preparation for the meets coming up.
DENNY FRY
If necessity is the mother of invention, then dissatisfaction must be its father.
JEFFREY FRY
They kept referring to what was on television. I haven't seen that.
HAYDEN FRY
Black is a color of power and strength, and to see all those players, with the captains linking thei...
HAYDEN FRY
In football, like in life, you must learn to play within the rules of the game.
HAYDEN FRY
I've felt sorry for young people who didn't have an opportunity to play football, because I know wha...
HAYDEN FRY
It's awesome. Pretty much the whole way through the playoffs, it's been like home-court advantage. T...
JUSTIN FRY