Voltaire Quote

Let the punishments of criminals be useful. A hanged man is good for nothing; a man condemned to public works still serves the country, and is a living lesson.


"Civil and Ecclesiastical Laws," Dictionnaire philosophique (1785-1789)

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Let the punishments of criminals be useful. A hanged man is good for nothing; a man condemned to public works still serves the country, and is a...

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Let the punishments of criminals be useful. A hanged man is good for nothing; a man condemned to public works still serves the country, and is a...

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Let the punishments of criminals be useful. A hanged man is good for nothing; a man condemned to public works still serves the country, and is a...

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Let the punishments of criminals be useful. A hanged man is good for nothing; a man condemned to public works still serves the country, and is a...