Hannah Arendt on Punishment

No punishment has ever possessed enough power of deterrence to prevent the commission of crimes.

~ Hannah Arendt

Jerry Lee Lewis on Jail

“I never went to the penitentiary. Close, but I never made it in.”

~ Jerry Lee Lewis.

Hunter Thompson on Punishment

“You will be flogged for being right and flogged for being wrong, and it hurts both ways–but it doesn’t hurt as much when you’re right.”

~ Hunter Thompson

William Shakespeare on Punishment

“They’ll have me whipt for speaking true; thou’lt have me whipt for lying; and sometimes I am whipt for holding my peace.”

~ William Shakespeare