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Definition: Inflict a penalty or sanction on (someone) as retribution for an offence, especially a transgression of a legal or moral code.
Number of Quotes: 4

All punishment is mischief: all punishment in itself is evil.
Jeremy Bentham

In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments - there are consequences.
Robert G. Ingersoll

Society needs to condemn a little more and understand a little less.
John Major

Any one who has been to an English public school will always feel comparatively at home in prison. It is the people brought up in the gay intimacy of the slums, Paul learned, who find prison so soul-destroying.
Evelyn Waugh

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