Quotation Explorer - 'Punish'

But thus do I counsel you, my friends: distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful! - Friedrich Nietzsche
I do not punish my enemies with arrogance; I punish ,them, undoubtedly more subtle - with devoted respect. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
If you punish them, they are your slaves and if you forgive them they are your brothers. - Auliq Ice
In spite of its alluring name, the welfare state stands or falls by compulsion. It is compulsion imposed upon us with the state’s power to punish noncompliance. Once this is clear, it is equally clear that the welfare state is an evil the same as every restriction of freedom. - Wilhelm Röpke
We have an opportunity to correct ourselves when God does not punish us immediately. - Sunday Adelaja
When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers. - Oscar Wilde
I must dislike those who, whatever I do to please them, persist in disliking me; I must resist those who punish me unjustly. - Charlotte Bronte
Sometimes people with low self-esteem will try to punish you for caring about them. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
And please punish Jenny. You could strike her dead. Amen. Jenny blinked. I’m no expert on this, but… are you supposed to pray for someone to be struck dead? - Maggie Osborne
We all suffer ills at the hands of others; however, reactions to these injustices differ like night and day. Many seek to punish the world for their suffering, but some work hard to save the world from experiencing similar grief. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Primarily, God is not bound to punish sin; he is bound to destroy sin.The only vengeance worth having on sinis to make the sinner himself its executioner. - George MacDonald
AMNESTY, n. The state's magnanimity to those offenders whom it would be too expensive to punish. - Ambrose Bierce
The person who tolerates ‘exactly’ (with understanding) hands over his ‘case’ to nature. There is no need to punish anyone. Nature itself will punish him. - Dada Bhagwan
If we are teaching children how to lie,to steal, and to be aggressive, why do schools punish those who lie and steal? and why does the society punish the offender criminal? - Ali Altantawi
...hope nourishes while loss empties a person out," he said.... "Lila, my love, my love,...lay down your weapons. Don't punish us because I told myself a different story than the one you told yourself. - Anat Talshir
They punish you for all your virtues. They forgive you entirely--your mistakes. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The law is guilty of the evils it is supposed to punish. - Frédéric Bastiat
Just like you can’t punish anyone without punishing yourself, you can’t love anyone without loving yourself. - Debasish Mridha
For if you suffer your people to be ill-educated, and their manners to be corrupted from their infancy, and then punish them for those crimes to which their first education disposed them, what else is to be concluded from this, but that you first make thieves and then punish them. - Sir Thomas More
For their menstrual cycle, women subconsciously want to punish men. - Daya Kudari
He thought: Because when you tell a lie it must be to keep from saying a worse thing. Then lying is not a Sin and God will not punish you. (But what if God is one of them?) - Davis Grubb
There is nothing that exists outside or inside to punish us or take a note of every action of ours, but it’s our own understanding towards life, that allows us to experience, different pain and pleasures of life. - Roshan Sharma
The human is the only animal on earth that pays a thousand times for the same mistake. The rest of the animals pay only once for every mistake they make. But not us. We have a powerful memory. We make a mistake, we judge ourselves, we find ourselves guilty, and we punish ourselves. - Miguel Ruiz
To punish the oppressors of humanity is clemency; to forgive them is cruelty. - Maximilien de Robespierre
To punish me for my contempt for authority, fate made me an authority myself. - Albert Einstein
If a person commit a crime against you, have not the right to forgive him; but the law must punish him in order to prevent a repetition of that same crime by others, as the pain of the individual is unimportant beside the general welfare of the people.
I think we’re part of a greater wisdom that we will ever understand; a higher order, call it what you want. Know what I call it? The Big Electron. It doesn’t punish, it doesn’t reward, it doesn’t judge at all. It just is. - George Carlin
When you punish a person for dreaming his dreamDon't expect him to thank or forgive you. - John Darnielle
And how shall you punish those whose remorse is already greater than their misdeeds? - Kahlil Gibran
It is folly to punish your neighbor by fire when you live next door. - Publilius Syrus
In its foreign policies, the United States does not punish atrocities, only disobedience. - Noam Chomsky
The idea of death has been associated with the fear of the unknown, and the punishment or reward for our life choices. There is no punishment, and there is no reward. We punish ourselves instantly, when we choose to be destructive. We reward ourselves, when we choose being our loving selves. - Raphael Zernoff
The past might hurt but don't run from it, repeat it, or punish others for it. Learn from it and be glad that you survived it. - Rob Liano
When the devil wants to punish his worshippers, he uses the trick of karma. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Tatiana is a ridiculously curvy thing of dreams, with smooth succulent thighs, long strawberry blond cascading beneath a teal bandana, and a nympho sparkle in her eyes that says pick me, lick me, spank me, or I punish you. Raw innocence and mayhem at once. - Brett Tate
justice is not only the way we punish those who do wrong. It is also the way we try to save them. - Gregory David Roberts
Her strategy for honoring the dead had always been to take action - solve the mystery, punish the criminal. But what did you do when there was no one to punish? When there were no answers to find? How do you assimilate that kind of loss without losing your mind? - Rob Thomas
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