Quotes and Sayings about Crime
Whoever profits by the crime is guilty of it.
Behind every great fortune there is a crime.
– Honoré de Balzac
There not enough jails, not enough police, not enough courts to enforce a law not supported by the people.
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
Rape is a more heinous crime than murder since the rape victim dies throughout the period she lives.
– Amit Abraham
Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.
– Elizabeth Fry
Society invites the crime, and criminals accept the invitation.
– Vikrant Parsai
We enact many laws that manufacture criminals, and then a few that punish them.
– Allen Tucker
Society prepares the crime, the criminal commits it.
– Henry Thomas Buckle
He who profits by a crime commits it.
If you share your friend’s crime, you make it your own.
And maybe that’s was her biggest crime of all. Making him fall in love with her.
– Maya Banks
Crime does not pay as well as politics.
– Alfred Newman
All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.
The punishment of criminals should be of use; when a man is hanged he is good for nothing.
Commit a crime, and the earth is made of glass.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
What a greater crime. Than loss of time.
– Thomas Tusser
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
In these electric times the criminal receives a cosmopolitan reputation. It is a privilege he shares with few other artists.
– Israel Zangwill
All crime is a kind of disease and should be treated as such.
– Mahatma Gandhi
The bad consequences of crimes live longer than the actual crime.
A good act does not wash out the bad, nor a bad act the good. Each should have its own reward.
– George R.R. Martin
Criminal: a person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation.
– Howard Scott
Punishment creates crime.
– Silvia Hartmann