execution Quotes

Six of the best book quotes about execution
  1. #1
    “The same goes for us, whatever we do. Instead of pretending that we are living some great story, we must remain focused on the execution- and on executing with excellence.”
  2. #2
    “As you perceive, the only person responsible for the couple’s offense escaped; and not only escaped but became the executioner of the innocent.”
  3. #3
    “You rogue, I have been drinking all night.
    I am not fitted for ‘t.”
  4. #4
    “The age of sobriety in punishment had begun.”
  5. #5
    “We are now far away from the country of tortures, dotted with wheels, gibbets, gallows, pillories; we are far, too, from that dream of the reformers, less than fifty years before.”
  6. #6
    “The public execution is to be understood not only as a judicial, but also as a political ritual.”