Top 75 Punished Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Punished Quotes from famous people such as David Axelrod, Till Lindemann, Hugh Leonard, Nawal El Saadawi, Mahathir Mohamad, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

We don't want to go back to the same policies and the s

We don’t want to go back to the same policies and the same practices that drove our economy into a ditch, that punished the middle class, and that led us to this catastrophe. We have to keep moving forward.
David Axelrod
Oh, my kids know me, and they know the Rammstein’s history. It’s hard to shock them. I got punished, in the sense that they’re really big Coldplay fans.
Till Lindemann
As somebody once said, we’re not punished for our sins, we’re punished by them.
Hugh Leonard
War criminals in the U.S. and Israel are not punished: no international court has the courage to put them on trial.
Nawal El Saadawi
I don’t believe that you should punish the people of Iraq because you don’t like their leader. Saddam Hussein is not being punished. He’s fat, and he is eating enough food and living in palaces. But his people are punished by denying them food and medicine.
Mahathir Mohamad
Thugs who brutalize elderly people should be punished severely.
Maryanne Trump Barry
No matter how senior an official is, if he violates party discipline and the law of the country, he will be seriously dealt with and punished.
Li Keqiang
Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.
Kin Hubbard
Trump simply can’t dial down the lying, or turn it off – even, his own attorneys suggest, when false statements may be punished as crimes.
George T. Conway III
When I was superintendent of Denver Public Schools, I saw the potential of some of our best and brightest students cut short, punished for the actions of others – kids who had grown up and done well in our school system, and kids who know no other home but America. This is unacceptable.
Michael Bennet
I’ve noticed that women are always punished for their sexuality in popular culture.
Jill Soloway
Any known attempt at proselyting would be instantly amenable at a criminal tribunal and would probably be punished by the death of the proselyte and the banishment of the missionary. All efforts must be conducted in private and are therefore very limited.
Adoniram Judson
If you’re not going to be rewarded for your virtues, and instead you’re going to be punished for them, then what’s your motivation to continue?
Jordan Peterson
Economists, like royal children, are not punished for their errors.
James Buchan
The key for members of the public is that they want criminals to be punished. They want them taken off the streets. They also want criminals who come out of prison to go straight.
Theresa May
Obviously, people who commit crimes should be punished. Even people who steal socks and ‘Snow White’ videos should probably do time if they have priors, especially serious priors. But the punishment has to fit the crime, and the standard has to be the same for everyone.
Matt Taibbi
I am, uh… a 6 foot tall woman, I feel like I’m a healthy size, I’m not anorexic; and I feel that people who aren’t anorexic are punished… for not being anorexic.
Kristen Johnston
This resolution is further proof that Congress stands firmly behind our troops and remains resolved to pursue those responsible for the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, until they are discovered, detained, and punished.
John Doolittle
Frankly speaking, I decided to become a businessman at the moment when I understood that it is possible, because I grew up in a country where it was not possible. There existed even a special article in the penal code of the Soviet Union which punished entrepreneurial activity.
Vladimir Potanin
If we’re going to make a real dent in the bullying issue, we’re going to have to address the bullies themselves: find ways to help empower them that don’t include allowing them to be predators or to simply be punished.
Chris Crutcher
Why do evangelicals support Trump? It could be because he amplified his religious messaging on the campaign trail by saying that women who get abortions should be punished and that he’s not in favor of same sex marriage.
Ana Kasparian
In the world at large, people are rewarded or punished in ways that are often utterly random. In the garden, cause and effect, labor and reward, are re-coupled. Gardening makes sense in a senseless world. By extension, then, the more gardens in the world, the more justice, the more sense is created.
Andrew Weil
You know, I sure hope this alt-left movement doesn’t succeed because, I sure don’t want to live in a world where success is punished – and ambitions are thwarted by big government. That is not the American way – and, it’s certainly not a path for success.
Trish Regan
I wrote about a bird that cleaned a crocodile’s teeth. The story was so good that my teacher could not believe that a ten-year-old could write that well. I was even punished because my teacher thought I’d lied about writing it! I had always loved to write, but it was then that I realized that I had a talent for it.
Brian Jacques
The costs of badly-run NASA projects are paid for with cutbacks or delays in NASA projects that didn’t go over budget. Hence the guilty are rewarded and the innocent are punished.
Alan Stern
I’ll probably be punished for hard living.
Tupac Shakur
Theft of a firearm should be punished as a felony, plain and simple.
Dianne Feinstein
Nations, like individuals, are punished for their transgressions.
Ulysses S. Grant
You get tough when you grow up unloved. People described me as a boyish girl – rather shy, but I didn’t show it. I had an attitude. I was rather wild. I lied a lot because I knew the alternative was to be punished. As I got older I realised I didn’t have to lie any more and it was a nice feeling. I could be myself.
Maj Sjowall
Sometimes it’s difficult to accept, to recognise one’s own mistakes, but one must do it. I was guilty of overconfidence and arrogance, and I was punished for that.
Mikhail Gorbachev
If you do a mistake, I think you should get punished.
S. Sreesanth
Many financial and industrial companies have been baile

Many financial and industrial companies have been bailed out with the public’s money, but very few of those who had run those companies have been punished for their failures. Yes, the top managers of those companies have lost their jobs – but with a fat pension and mostly with a handsome severance payment.
Ha-Joon Chang
War should be made a crime, and those who instigate it should be punished as criminals.
Charles Evans Hughes
It is more dangerous that even a guilty person should be punished without the forms of law than that he should escape.
Thomas Jefferson
Juveniles as well as adults need to know they’re going to be punished for their violent acts.
Janet Reno
In a pure capitalist system, an institution as moronic and corrupt as Bank of America would be swiftly punished by the market – the executives would get to loot their own firms once, then they’d be looking for jobs again.
Matt Taibbi
I don’t think anybody accepts the idea that somehow I should be punished because I actually served our country during a very difficult time post-9/11. That required me to actually be out of Arkansas for a few years.
Asa Hutchinson
The question for Obama is how he can rein in the furies of populism while making us all feel the malefactors of great wealth are being sufficiently punished.
Tina Brown
My god is all gods in one. When I see a beautiful sunset, I worship the god of Nature; when I see a hidden action brought to light, I worship the god of Truth; when I see a bad man punished and a good man go free, I worship the god of Justice; when I see a penitent forgiven, I worship the god of Mercy.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
People do make mistakes and I think they should be punished. But they should be forgiven and given the opportunity for a second chance. We are human beings.
David Millar
Ahead of a semi-final, there is always the same buzz. You know you are very close to reaching the final, but there is no way you can relax because then you will be punished.
Paolo Maldini
Those among them that have not received our religion do not fright any from it, and use none ill that goes over to it, so that all the while I was there one man was only punished on this occasion.
Thomas More
Maybe sometimes you are punished for honesty, but I always prefer to be honest.
Arjen Robben
We are not punished for our sins, but by them.
Elbert Hubbard
In the same way that Egypt and Libya conspired to ‘disappear’ my father and silence writers such as Idris Ali, they made me, too, to a far lesser extent, feel punished for speaking out.
Hisham Matar
Your transgressions will be punished. Dr. DisRespect, you will rest in peace.
The Undertaker
Putin must be punished for violating the Budapest Memorandum, and Russia must learn that the U.S. will isolate it if it insists on acting like a rogue nation.
Rand Paul
The bad guys don’t always get punished and the good guys are not necessarily pure.
Sam Waterston
We want those responsible for the attack on Zee TV to be arrested and punished.
Sharad Pawar
I don’t think my mother and father ever had any doubts about what I was to be punished for or not. My parents come from a very strictly defined culture.
B. F. Skinner
A person who has been punished is not less inclined to behave in a given way; at best, he learns how to avoid punishment.
B. F. Skinner
We’ve got to make sure that the young, violent, serious juvenile offender is punished, that it’s fair punishment, that it’s punishment that fits the crime and that is understood and that is anticipated and expected.
Janet Reno
It’s always easy to get people to condemn threats to free speech when the speech being threatened is speech that they like. It’s much more difficult to induce support for free speech rights when the speech being punished is speech they find repellent.
Glenn Greenwald
God, who preferred the correction rather than the death of a sinner, did not desire that a homicide be punished by the exaction of another act of homicide.
Saint Ambrose
I went to a strict school. Even if a button was missing here and a clip missing there, we were punished.
Amrita Rao