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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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The place where you can search and browse over 65,000 famous quotes, quotations, proverbs,  quotable words, epigrams, and aphorisms from famous people and works of literature from past to present.
 

 :: 10 Quotes of the Moment

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A man who could make so vile a pun would not scruple to pick a pocket.
~ John Dennis - [Puns]

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And where the offence is, let the great axe fall.
~ William Shakespeare - [Punishment]

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Any punishment that does not correct, that can merely rouse rebellion in whoever has to endure it, is a piece of gratuitous infamy which makes those who impose it more guilty in the eyes of humanity, good sense and reason, nay a hundred times more guilty than the victim on whom the punishment is inflicted.
~ Marquis De Sade - [Punishment]

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Distrust everyone in whom the impulse to punish is powerful!
~ Friedrich Nietzsche - [Punishment]

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Every guilty person is his own hangman.
~ Seneca - [Punishment]

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For my own part I think no innocent species of wit or pleasantry should be suppressed: and that a good pun may be admitted among the smaller excellencies of lively conversation.
~ James Boswell - [Puns]

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He must have known me if he had seen me as he was wont to see me, for he was in the habit of flogging me constantly. Perhaps he did not recognize me by my face.
~ Anthony Trollope - [Punishment]

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I'm all for bringing back the birch, but only between consenting adults.
~ Gore Vidal - [Punishment]

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If he who breaks the law is not punished, he who obeys it is cheated. This, and this alone, is why lawbreakers ought to be punished: to authenticate as good, and to encourage as useful, law-abiding behavior. The aim of criminal law cannot be correction or deterrence; it can only be the maintenance of the legal order.
~ Thomas Szasz - [Punishment]

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If your buttocks burn, you know you have done wrong.
~ South African Proverb - [Punishment]

 

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