Quotes and Sayings about Crime
He who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it.
Sport hunting is a crime. My sympathies are with the fox.
The head never rules the heart, but just becomes its partner in crime.
- Mignon McLaughlin
He who profits by a crime commits it.
If you share your friend’s crime, you make it your own.
We enact many laws that manufacture criminals, and then a few that punish them.
- Allen Tucker
Crime is naught but misdirected energy.
- Emma Goldman
The punishment of criminals should be of use; when a man is hanged he is good for nothing.
Organized crime constitutes nothing less than a guerilla war against society.
- Lyndon Baines Johnson
For the powerful, crimes are those that others commit.
- Noam Chomsky
What a greater crime. Than loss of time.
- Thomas Tusser
Whoever profits by the crime is guilty of it.
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
I have too great a soul to die like a criminal.
- John Wilkes Booth
Some actions are even baser than the people who commit them.
- Joaquim Maria Machado de Assi
Crime brings together honest men and concentrates them.
- Émile Durkheim
Good. Illegal is always faster.
- Eoin Colfer
If you do big things they print your face, and if you do little things they print only your thumbs.
- Arthur Bugs Baer
Little crimes breed big crimes. You smile at little crimes and then big crimes blow your head off.
- Terry Pratchett
Criminals should be punished, not fed pastries.
- Lemony Snicket
Our crime against criminals lies in the fact that we treat them like rascals.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
A crime is born in the gap between the morality of society and that of the individual.
- Håkan Nesser
There are crimes of passion and crimes of logic. The boundary between them is not clearly defined.
- Albert Camus
Society prepares the crime, the criminal commits it.
- Henry Thomas Buckle