Quotes and Sayings about Crime
He who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it.
There not enough jails, not enough police, not enough courts to enforce a law not supported by the people.
Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.
– Elizabeth Fry
The head never rules the heart, but just becomes its partner in crime.
– Mignon McLaughlin
Society prepares the crime, the criminal commits it.
– Henry Thomas Buckle
We enact many laws that manufacture criminals, and then a few that punish them.
– Allen Tucker
What a greater crime. Than loss of time.
– Thomas Tusser
Rape is a more heinous crime than murder since the rape victim dies throughout the period she lives.
– Amit Abraham
And maybe that’s was her biggest crime of all. Making him fall in love with her.
– Maya Banks
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
To have once been a criminal is no disgrace. To remain a criminal is the disgrace.
– Malcolm X
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
The worst kind of victim was the kind that was aware of nothing.
– B. Barmanbek
Criminal: a person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation.
– Howard Scott
Punishment creates crime.
– Silvia Hartmann
Set a thief to catch a thief.
Crime brings together honest men and concentrates them.
– Émile Durkheim
Crime is naught but misdirected energy.
– Emma Goldman
Little crimes breed big crimes. You smile at little crimes and then big crimes blow your head off.
– Terry Pratchett
Our crime against criminals lies in the fact that we treat them like rascals.
– Friedrich Nietzsche