Literary Quotations
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QUOTES ON CAPITAL PUNISHMENT


To kill someone for committing murder is a punishment incomparably worse than the crime itself. Murder by legal sentence is immeasurably more terrible than murder by brigands.

FYODOR DOSTOEVSKY, The Idiot

For a deadly blow let him pay with a deadly blow; it is for him who has done a deed to suffer.

AESCHYLUS, The Libation Bearers