Quotes and Sayings about Crime
He who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it.
Behind every great fortune there is a crime.
– Honoré de Balzac
Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.
– Elizabeth Fry
We enact many laws that manufacture criminals, and then a few that punish them.
– Allen Tucker
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
There not enough jails, not enough police, not enough courts to enforce a law not supported by the people.
And maybe that’s was her biggest crime of all. Making him fall in love with her.
– Maya Banks
Whoever profits by the crime is guilty of it.
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
Rape is a more heinous crime than murder since the rape victim dies throughout the period she lives.
– Amit Abraham
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
A crime is born in the gap between the morality of society and that of the individual.
– Håkan Nesser
I need not pause to explain that crime is not a disease. It is criminology that is a disease.
– G.K. Chesterton