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Care must be taken that the punishment does not exceed the offence. - Charles Churchill


The liar's punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else. - George Bernard Shaw


Extraordinary afflictions are not always the punishment of extraordinary sins, but sometimes the trial of extraordinary graces, sanctified afflictions are spiritual promotions. - Matthew Henry


Rewards and punishment is the lowest form of education. - Chuang Tzu


All pain is a punishment, and every punishment is inflicted for love as much as for justice. - Joseph de Maistre


A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world. - Oscar Wilde


The envious pine at others' success; no greater punishment than envy was devised by Sicilian tyrants. [La., Invidus alterius marescit rebus opimis; Invidia Siculi non invenere tyranni Majus tormentus] - Horace [Quintus Horacius Flaccus]


Yes. I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world. - Oscar Wilde


Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hopes of reward after death. - Albert Einstein