Marriage is an exercise in torture.
In the future, torture will once again become the recreational sport of the rich.
When future archaeologists dig up the remains of California, they're going to find all of those gyms their scary-looking gym equipment, and they're going to assume that we were a culture obsessed with torture.
Oh, you ask me, what is the greatest torture of a person who does portraits for a living? I could fill several volumes with nice nasty stories. I don't know.
In the name of Hippocrates, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival.
Less than fifteen per cent of the people do any original thinking on any subject. The greatest torture in the world for most people is to think.
When you have to get into the character each morning, give it your voice, your face, it was torture.
War is organized murder and torture against our brothers.
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture than that of laws.
They were forced to consume the bodily waste of another person. That is disgusting. That is torture.
bind, torture and kill.
There is compelling evidence suggesting that U.S. personnel have committed acts against detainees amounting to torture or cruel, inhumane, or degrading treatment.
If you wish to drown, do not torture yourself with shallow water.
It is as absurd to argue men, as to torture them, into believing.
Alberto Mora sacrificed an illustrious legal career in government to oppose a policy that condoned the torture and abuse of prisoners in violation of international law. Their courage has inspired others to follow their example, and our government is fortunate to have public servants with such integrity.
I get up in the morning, torture a typewriter until it screams, then stop.
Flying detainees to countries where they may face torture or other ill treatment is a direct and outright breach (of) international law.
The heaviest sentence imposed on anyone to date for a torture-related death while in US custody is five months -- the same sentence that you might receive in the US for stealing a bicycle. In this case, the five-month sentence was for assaulting a 22-year-old taxi-driver who was hooded and chained to a ceiling while being kicked and beaten until he died.
The US government is not only failing to take steps to eradicate torture, it is actually creating a climate in which torture and other ill-treatment can flourish.
Although the US government continues to assert its condemnation of torture and ill-treatment, these statements contradict what is happening in practice.
The most notorious problem is the use of torture. It's basically beating confessions out of people.
There's an intermediate risk of torture, ... It's not just a risk of jail, there's no doubt he'll be jailed.
Torture is defined, with reasonable certainty, severe pain and suffering, physical or psychological. It is defined about as well as legal terms can be defined.
Acts of torture or severe violation of detainees' dignity through the administration of inhuman or degrading treatment are carried outside national territory and beyond the authority of national intelligence services.
The White House has dodged the truth about torture for too long. With reports of torture in the news virtually every day, it is imperative the president and all in his administration end the secrecy and end the torture. This campaign will allow thousands of Americans to demand that torture in our names is not committed again and insist that the president speak the truth in his State of the Union address about this heinous crime.