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Quote from Cesare Beccaria,

"The punishment of death
is the war of a nation against a citizen
whose destruction it judges
to be necessary or useful."


Cesare Beccaria (more quotes by Cesare Beccaria or books by/about Cesare Beccaria)

(1735-1794) [Bonesana, Marchese di] Italian nobleman, criminologist, and penal reformer


On Crimes and Punishments, 1764


Crime, Death, Justice, Punishment, War


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