Vengeance and retribution require a long time; it is the rule.
(I)f we are going to be kind, let it be out of simple generosity, not because we fear guilt or retribution.
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A wrong is unredressed when retribution overtakes its redresser. It is equally unredressed when the avenger fails to make himself felt as such to him who has done the wrong.
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No. There is no balance, and no retribution, and no rules. The rules and balances you blather about are hopeful creations of a man fearing death.
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I see now that my faith was becoming an ally rather than an enemy because I could vent anger freely, even toward God, without fearing retribution.
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A traitor commits his crime but once. The rest/is retribution.
It is through another’s foolishness that we are able to spin tails of lies without retribution...what do you see and what do you want to see, both are before you now, this day.
It's a far greater friend, one who speaks the truth despite risk of retribution.
ALL WHO HAVE THEIR REWARD ON EARTH, THE FRUITS OF PAINFUL SUPERSTITION AND BLIND ZEAL, NOUGHT SEEKING BUT THE PRAISE OF MEN, HERE FIND FIT RETRIBUTION, EMPTY AS THEIR DEED
Disease is the retribution of outraged Nature.
AIDS is an absolutely tragic disease. The argument about AIDS' being some kind of divine retribution is crap.
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Artists speak the truth to the public without fear of retribution or damage to their careers.
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