Top 121 Penalty Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Penalty Quotes from famous people such as Toni Duggan, John Cassavetes, Nikita Parris, Alan Parker, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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Some of the games in Spain… we played at the Wanda, which was amazing, but then the next week, they’re creating a penalty spot 10 minutes before the game starts.
Toni Duggan
I think people are very stiff. Money makes people stiff, and we want it, and we have to pay the penalty. I never agreed with stiffness. I think people have an understanding of what their life is. I define success by being a realist and not humiliating people. I’m a revolutionary – but not in the political sense.
John Cassavetes
I’m confident in myself. It’s not a case of I’ve missed a penalty, and I’m down.
Nikita Parris
Personally I am very much against the death penalty for several reasons.
Alan Parker
My nation wants the death penalty. That is the decision of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
You’ve got to do your homework, and you’ve got to look at what makes people successful, what makes penalty takers unsuccessful. Ultimately, they’re the ones kicking it, so how can you transfer the pressure on to them? How can you disrupt their pattern to make it difficult?
Jack Butland
When I think of a merry, happy, free young girl – and look at the ailing, aching state a young wife generally is doomed to – which you can’t deny is the penalty of marriage.
Queen Victoria
I don’t get wrapped up in the politics of going down to win a penalty or getting an opponent sent off.
Alex Scott
One thing I learned a long time ago as a prosecutor is that it’s tough to get people to obey a law if there is not penalty for breaking it.
Roy Barnes
My father was against the death penalty, and that was hard in the Son of Sam summer when fear was driving the desire for the death penalty.
Andrew Cuomo
More than 1.1 million taxpayers in Pennsylvania will enjoy a lower tax rate, more than 1.4 million married couples will benefit from the reduction in the marriage penalty, and more than 1.1 million parents will have the advantage of an increased child tax credit.
Tim Murphy
I am not a proponent of the death penalty, but I will enforce the law as this Congress gives it to us.
Eric Holder
The penalty for getting mugged in an American city and losing your ID is that you can’t fly home.
Christopher Hitchens
I’m not in favor of the death penalty. But I’m in favor of locking these people away in maximum security units where they can never get out. They can never escape. They can never be paroled. Lock the bad ones away. But you gotta rethink everybody else.
John Grisham
Penalty shoot-outs are the most high-pressure situation that a goalkeeper will face, and in a World Cup, it’s even worse because the stakes are so high.
Peter Schmeichel
My personal view is that I am opposed to the death penalty.
Kate Brown
While I oppose the death penalty as a policy matter, in a legal culture in which we reserve the right to execute people for relatively routine street crimes, it seems quite absurd for the justice system to get squeamish about executing the operational masterminds of Sept. 11.
Benjamin Wittes
Our criminal justice system is fallible. We know it, even though we don’t like to admit it. It is fallible despite the best efforts of most within it to do justice. And this fallibility is, at the end of the day, the most compelling, persuasive, and winning argument against a death penalty.
Eliot Spitzer
The five big mistakes in football are the fumble, the interception, the penalty, the badly called play, the blocked punt – and most of these originate with the quarterback. Find a mistake-proof quarterback and you have this game won.
Woody Hayes
Only the man who has enough good in him to feel the justice of the penalty can be punished.
William Ernest Hocking
I’m totally against the death penalty – which, if anyone has a right to support, I do – because I do not see it as a deterrent to crime.
Martin Luther King III
One penalty miss doesn’t change anything.
Paulo Dybala
Sometimes I can tackle an issue -homelessness, tobacco litigation, insurance fraud, the death penalty – and wrap a good story around it. These are the best books, the ones with a story and a message.
John Grisham
The death penalty not only takes away the life of the person strapped to the table – it takes away a little bit of the humanity in each of us.
Clint Smith
The penalty of success is to be bored by the attentions of people who formerly snubbed you.
Mary Wilson Little
There’s no pressure on a goalkeeper in a penalty shootout. So it’s a nice opportunity for us to have some fun and try and make some saves.
Karen Bardsley
I believe life imprisonment is far worse than the death penalty.
Nick Yarris
I will admit, like Socrates and Aristotle and Plato and some other philosophers, that there are instances where the death penalty would seem appropriate.
Jack Kevorkian
I believe that the death penalty is an effective penalty.
Loretta Lynch
For one, as I’ve written before, the death penalty is plainly unjust. When the number of wrongful convictions and death penalty cases that are eventually exonerated number in the hundreds, if not thousands, we can not call it a moral system.
S.E. Cupp
In our period, they say there is free speech. They say there is no penalty for poets, There is no penalty for writing poems. They say this. This is the penalty.
Muriel Rukeyser
I had concluded when I was the prosecutor that I would

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.
Janet Reno
While I am a pro-life woman, I am also a woman who is concerned about rights for the disabled, maternity leave, the death penalty, health care, domestic violence, breastfeeding rights, etc.
Abby Johnson
I believe that people would be alive today if there were a death penalty.
Nancy Reagan
When I signed on to letting the death penalty back in, I thought the procedural protections against executing an innocent person were stronger than they turned out to be.
John Paul Stevens
When I arrived in France aged 20, I marched against the death penalty, which was an unpopular thing to protest against at the time.
Jane Birkin
Sometimes I have to compromise my views, but I never compromise on issues like the death penalty and the arm trade laws, despite what the readers or letters may say.
Jonathan Shapiro
So the people will pay the penalty for their kings’ presumption, who, by devising evil, turn justice from her path with tortuous speech.
But I’m not pro death penalty. I – I’m just anti the notion that it is not a matter for democratic choice, that it has been taken away from the democratic choice of the people by a provision of the Constitution.
Antonin Scalia
I think life is sacred, whether it’s abortion or the death penalty.
Tim Kaine
The death of Christ proclaimed the justice and perpetuity of his Father’s law in punishing the transgressor, in that he consented to suffer the penalty of the law himself, in order to save fallen man from its curse.
Ellen G. White
As one whose husband and mother-in-law have died the victims of murder and assassination, I stand firmly and unequivocally opposed to the death penalty for those convicted of capital offenses… An evil deed is not redeemed by an evil deed of retaliation.
Coretta Scott King
If you yell at your box, I’m not really sure it’s something where it should be a penalty. It seems like you hurt yourself.
John McEnroe
I hope that America will do away with the death penalty. I truly believe we are better than that.
Anthony Ray Hinton
It’s absolutely clear that whatever cruel and unusual punishments may – may mean with regard to future things, such as death by injection or the electric chair, it’s clear that – that the death penalty, in and of itself, is not considered cruel and unusual punishment.
Antonin Scalia
Under current law, there is no additional penalty for someone who enters the United States illegally and then commits either a crime of violence or a drug trafficking offense. They simply come under the same penalty as we have in current law.
John Shadegg
You want to play in every game, and you especially don’t want to be in the penalty box for five minutes and give the other team a chance to get a power play, and you don’t want to hurt anyone on the other team.
Carl Hagelin
My goal is to defend our goal, save shots and not concede goals. But one thing that could happen is to score a goal from my penalty box to the other box directly.
We need clarification regarding the death penalty. It’s different in many states… It’s a bit different throughout the country, so I look forward to Judge Gorsuch being on the court, Justice Gorsuch being on the court, and bringing some clarification to those issues.
Pam Bondi
If we are to abolish the death penalty, I should like to see the first step taken by my friends the murderers.
Alphonse Karr
Because the Illinois death penalty system is arbitrary and capricious – and therefore immoral – I no longer shall tinker with the machinery of death.
George Ryan
The death penalty question should be put on the agenda in Hungary.
Viktor Orban
The death penalty confronts us with a penetrating moral question: Can even the monstrous crimes of those who are condemned to death and are truly guilty of such crimes erase their sacred dignity as human beings and their intrinsic right to life?
Blase J. Cupich
‘Til the infallibility of human judgements shall have been proved to me, I shall demand the abolition of the penalty of death.
Marquis de Sade
If there is a chance to ever take a penalty I am going to ask the manager and I would do it!
The health care law’s individual mandate forces nearly all individuals to buy health insurance or pay a penalty. The mandate cannot be severed from the rest of the law because it is the primary mechanism through which the law’s changes are supported. Without the mandate, the law collapses.
Tim Griffin