This is his first punishment, that by the verdict of his own heart no guilty man is acquitted.
Sleep is a reward for some, a punishment for others. For all, it is a sanction.
Evil gains work their punishment.
Celebrity is the chastisement of merit and the punishment of talent.
That thing of hell and eternal punishment is the most absurd, as well as the most disagreeable thought that ever entered into the head of mortal man.
Wickedness is its own punishment.
The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence, and to refrain from evil rather because of the punishment that it brings than because of its own foulness.
Punishment is lame, but it comes.
This country is becoming increasingly authoritarian. It’s based on capital punishment.
To work without attachment is to work without the expectation of reward or fear of any punishment in this world or the next. Work so done is a means to the end, and God is the end.