Quotes: punishing

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  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    Guilt: punishing yourself before God doesn't.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Human life began in flight and fear. Religion rose from rituals of propitiation, spells to lull the punishing elements.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • Bronson Pinchot
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    I go to the gym a lot, and I see these guys, these young actors or models there, really punishing themselves - I mean, just killing themselves. And then I'll see one of them on a billboard, with the artfully messy hair, looking as though it's just natural and easy to have a body like that.
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
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    It resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated, often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
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    Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated; often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing any one who comes between them.
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
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    Married couples resemble a pair of scissors, often moving in opposite directions, yet punishing anyone who gets in between them.
  • Barbara Deming
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    Of course it can be said of jails, too, that they try - by punishing the troublesome - to deter others. No doubt, in certain instances this deterrence actually works. But generally speaking it fails conspicuously.
  • A. B. Yehoshua
    A. B. Yehoshua
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    The weapon of suicide bombing is so desperate that you aren't even left with the possibility of taking revenge or punishing anyone; the terrorist is killed along with his victims, his blood mixing with theirs.
  • Bill Engvall
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    There's a group in California that wants to make suicide a capital offense punishable by death. That's like punishing someone for being on a hunger strike by sending them to bed with no supper.
    Source: Now Thats Awesome
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    Understand this law and you will then know, beyond room for the slightest doubt, that you are constantly punishing yourself for every wrong you commit and rewarding yourself for every act of constructive conduct in which you indulge.
  • Barbara Deming
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    Vengeance is not the point; change is. But the trouble is that in most people's minds the thought of victory and the thought of punishing the enemy coincide.
    Source: We are all part of one another
  • Ann Coulter
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    We should invade their countries, kill their leaders and convert them to Christianity. We weren't punctilious about locating and punishing only Hitler and his top officers. We carpet-bombed German cities; we killed civilians. That's war. And this is war.
  • Kahlil Gibran
    Kahlil Gibran
    Libian painter and writer 1883-1931
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    What do the nationalists say about killers punishing murderers and thieves sentencing looters?
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