Your ancestors came to Macedonia and the rest of Hellas [Greece] and did us great harm, though we had done them no prior injury. I have been appointed leader of the Greeks, and wanting to punish the Persians I have come to Asia, which I took from you.
There are different kinds of justice. Retributive justice is largely Western. The African understanding is far more restorative - not so much to Punish as to redress or restore a balance that has been knocked askew.desmond tutu
Reward excellent failures. Punish mediocre successes.tom peters
To Punish me for my contempt of authority, Fate has made me an authority myself.Albert Einstein
"You sound as if you question the authority and the decision of the Oracle, who said he should die.""I do not. Why should I? But the Oracle did not ask me to carry out its decision." [...]"The Earth cannot Punish me for obeying her mesenger," Okonkwo said. "A child's fingers are not scalded by a piece of hot yam which its mother puts into its palm."chinua achebe
We should not, certainly, Punish other people in general because of an apparent lack of gratitude on the part of some. It could be that people are so busy they seem ungrateful — or they actually are thankless! But this is OK — I'd rather be nice to someone spoiled than mean to someone who really could use a hand.ysabella brave
We regard an action of Contract as an action to prevent or compensate for a breach of a promise; an action of Tort as an action to to Punish or compensate for a wrong, such as assault or defamation, which has not any necessary connection with a promise.edward jenks
...women and girls begin to bare themselves behind and in front, and there is nobody to Punish and hold in check, and besides, God’s word is mocked.Martin Luther
Whatever is contrary, bonos mores est decorum, the principles of our law prohibit, and the King's Court, as the general censor and guardian of the public manners, is bound to restrain and Punish.william Mansfield
When they criticise the government when it tries to prevent violence and Punish perpetrators of that violence we take the position that they can go hang.robert mugabe
Why are the architects of the family-values agenda so eager to Punish into the next generation? What is being served by seeking, quite literally, a tooth for a tooth?ayelet waldman
God will Punish the wicked. And before He does, we will.john green
He will Punish all the evil deeds of men, although they have not been prohibited by a prophet, if common sense warns against them, as e.g. , injustice and violence. ...it is distinctly added that he who does a good thing without being commanded, receives nevertheless his reward. The same principle is expressed in all the sayings of our Sages.maimonides
The end result of positively reinforcing bad behavior is that you get more of it. The culmination of a failure to Punish predators is a debased, dissolute, slum-dog society in which, by legal decree, the righteous suffer and the wicked prosper.ilana mercer
Educate the children and it won't be necessary to Punish the men.pythagoras
The goal of the right is not to stop abortion but to demonize it, Punish it and make it as difficult and traumatic as possible. All this it has accomplished fairly well, even without overturning Roe v. Wade .ellen willis
I have beheld no day since the commencement of hostilities that I have thought her liberties in such eminent danger as at present. Friends and foes seem now to combine to pull down the goodly fabric as we have hitherto been raising at the expence of so much time, blood, and treasure; and unless the bodies politick will exert themselves to bring things back to first principles, correct abuses, and Punish our internal foes, inevitable ruin must follow.
We ought, as far as we can by law, to support the government of all societies and corporations, especially this of the city of London; and if the mayor and aldermen should not have power to Punish offenders in a summary way, then farewell the government of the city.
Prayers born out of murmuring are always dangerous. When, therefore, we are in a discontented mood, let'us take care what we cry for, lest God give it to us, and thereby Punish us.
The end result of positively reinforcing bad behavior is that you get more of it. The culmination of a failure to Punish predators is a debased, dissolute, slum-dog society in which, by legal decree, the righteous suffer and the wicked prosper.
Where the King has no share, and the King's Serjeant or Attorney-General prosecute not, and the King's name is not so much as mentioned, and only by the Commons of England, which the Courts Westminster cannot Punish:;; it is you that have the interest in the suit, and all the Commons of England.
An avidity to Punish is always dangerous to liberty. It leads men to stretch, to misinterpret, and to misapply even the best of laws. He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.thomas paine
That city in which those who are not wronged, no less than those who are wronged, exert themselves to Punish the wrongdoers.
Your ancestors came to Macedonia and the rest of Hellas [Greece] and did us great harm, though we had done them no prior injury. I have been appointed leader of the Greeks, and wanting to Punish the Persians I have come to Asia, which I took from you.
When my sons are grown up, I would ask you, O my friends, to Punish them; and I would have you to trouble them, as I have troubled you, if they seem to care about riches, or anything, more than about virtue; or if they pretend to be something when they are really nothing then reprove them, as I have reproved you, for not caring about that for which they ought to care, and thinking that they are something when they are really nothing. And if you do this, I and my sons will have received justice at your hands.