Quotes and Sayings about Crime
Crime does not pay as well as politics.
– Alfred Newman
Behind every great fortune there is a crime.
– Honoré de Balzac
Society invites the crime, and criminals accept the invitation.
– Vikrant Parsai
There not enough jails, not enough police, not enough courts to enforce a law not supported by the people.
The bad consequences of crimes live longer than the actual crime.
Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.
– Elizabeth Fry
When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
– Nelson Mandela
Whoever profits by the crime is guilty of it.
He who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it.
The head never rules the heart, but just becomes its partner in crime.
– Mignon McLaughlin
It is shocking how many crimes the Bible contains. The Governor’s wife should cut them all out and paste them into her scrapbook.
– Margaret Atwood
A crime is born in the gap between the morality of society and that of the individual.
– Håkan Nesser
Little crimes breed big crimes. You smile at little crimes and then big crimes blow your head off.
– Terry Pratchett
Crime brings together honest men and concentrates them.
– Émile Durkheim
Punishment creates crime.
– Silvia Hartmann
The worst kind of victim was the kind that was aware of nothing.
– B. Barmanbek
And maybe that’s was her biggest crime of all. Making him fall in love with her.
– Maya Banks
Rape is a more heinous crime than murder since the rape victim dies throughout the period she lives.
– Amit Abraham
In these electric times the criminal receives a cosmopolitan reputation. It is a privilege he shares with few other artists.
– Israel Zangwill
What a greater crime. Than loss of time.
– Thomas Tusser
Commit a crime, and the earth is made of glass.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
I need not pause to explain that crime is not a disease. It is criminology that is a disease.
– G.K. Chesterton
Our crime against criminals lies in the fact that we treat them like rascals.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
Crime is naught but misdirected energy.
– Emma Goldman
Some actions are even baser than the people who commit them.
– Joaquim Maria Machado de Assi