सर्वो दण्डजितो लोके दुर्लभो हि शुचिर्नरः ।
दण्डस्य हि भयात्सर्वं जगत्भोगाय कल्पते ॥
sarvo danDajito loke durlabho hi shuchiH naraH ।
danDasya hi bhayAtsarvam jagat bhogAya kalpate ॥
- manu smRuti
Order is preserved in this world by punishment. It is very rare to find people who are clean by themselves. Punishment preserves the order so that we can enjoy fearlessly in this world.
- Manu Smriti