quote by Plato

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.

— Plato

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Let me be a free man, free to travel, free to stop, free to work, free to trade where I choose, free to choose my own teachers, free to follow the religion of my fathers, free to talk, think and act for myself — and I will obey every law or submit to the penalty.

To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring on ourselves.

If a Muslim becomes a non-Muslim and propagates his/her new religion, then it is as good as treason. There is a Death Penalty in Islam for such a person.

I am pleased that I am able to stand here today and say with a pure heart and meaningful heart that I am against the death penalty. There is no purpose that it serves except to further the damage that death has already done.


Only in America can you be Pro-Death Penalty, Pro-War, Pro-Unmanned Drone Bombs, Pro-Nuclear Weapons, Pro-Guns, Pro-Torture, Pro-Land Mines, AND still call yourself 'Pro-Life.'

The death penalty is no more effective a deterrent than life imprisonment.

.. It is also evident that the burden of capital punishment falls upon the poor, the ignorant and the underprivileged members of society.

The ‘friend zone’ is like the penalty box of dating, only you can never get out. Once a girl decides you’re her ‘friend,’ it’s game over. You’ve become a complete non-sexual entity in her eyes, like her brother, or a lamp.

I don't watch penalties in my hotel room. I watch naughty videos

Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars.


Justice is never advanced in the taking of human life.

I know about the rules but this should not be a red card for the keeper.

Arsenal was punished enough with the penalty.

My penalty for rocking the boat was being traded.

The hairsplitting difference between formed and unformed makes no difference to us. Whoever deliberately commits abortion is subject to the penalty for homicide.

If you're in the penalty area and don't know what to do with the ball, put it in the net and we'll discuss the options later.


Always keep your composure. You can't score from the penalty box; and to win, you have to score.

Capital punishment is the most premeditated of murders.

An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.

I can't talk politics with my cousin because he's such a hypocrite.

He's against the death penalty and he hanged himself.

I am constantly amazed by man's inhumanity to man.


Because in no other person but the historic Jesus of Nazareth has God become man and lived a human life on earth, died to bear the penalty of our sins, and been raised from death and exalted to glory, there is no other Savior, for there is no other person who is qualified to save.

At the cross in holy love God through Christ paid the full penalty of our disobedience himself. He bore the judgment we deserve in order to bring us the forgiveness we do not deserve. On the cross divine mercy and justice were equally expressed and eternally reconciled. God's holy love was 'satisfied.'

OATH, n. In law, a solemn appeal to the Deity, made binding upon the conscience by a penalty for perjury.

The penalty that good men pay for not being interested in politics is to be governed by men worse than themselves.

Capital punishment is against the best judgment of modern criminology and, above all, against the highest expression of love in the nature of God.


A far greater factor than abolishing poverty is the deterrent effect of swift and certain consequences: swift arrest, prompt trial, certain penalty and - at some point - finality of judgment.

Cats know how to obtain food without labor, shelter without confinement, and love without penalties.

It would be folly to argue that the people cannot make political mistakes.

They can and do make grave mistakes. They know it, they pay the penalty, but compared with the mistakes which have been made by every kind of autocracy they are unimportant.

Not all moral issues have the same moral weight as abortion and euthanasia.

There may be legitimate diversity of opinion even among Catholics about waging war and applying the death penalty, but not... with regard to abortion and euthanasia.

I had concluded when I was the prosecutor that I would vote against the death penalty if I were in the legislature but that I could ask for it when I was satisfied as to guilt.


The prophet shows that, for the sake of silence, we are to abstain even from good talk. If this be so, how much more needful is it that we refrain from evil words, on account of the penalty of the sin!

If we believe that murder is wrong and not admissible in our society, then it has to be wrong for everyone, not just individuals but governments as well.

If Kyle Korver blocks your shot there should be a penalty box you should go to!

What's called a difficult decision is a difficult decision because either way you go there are penalties.

If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.

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