Quotes and Sayings about Crime
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
In these electric times the criminal receives a cosmopolitan reputation. It is a privilege he shares with few other artists.
– Israel Zangwill
Our crime against criminals lies in the fact that we treat them like rascals.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
I need not pause to explain that crime is not a disease. It is criminology that is a disease.
– G.K. Chesterton
Crime is naught but misdirected energy.
– Emma Goldman
Criminal: a person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation.
– Howard Scott
A criminal remains a criminal whether he uses a convict’s suit or a monarch’s crown.
– Victor Hugo
The criminal is the creative artist; the detective only the critic.
– G.K. Chesterton
For the powerful, crimes are those that others commit.
– Noam Chomsky
Good. Illegal is always faster.
– Eoin Colfer
Organized crime constitutes nothing less than a guerilla war against society.
– Lyndon Baines Johnson
Sport hunting is a crime. My sympathies are with the fox.
Set a thief to catch a thief.
Purposelessness is the fruitful mother of crime.
– Charles H. Parkhurst
It is a great injustice to persecute homosexuality as a crime, and cruelty too
– Sigmund Freud
A man who lacks ambition commits a crime and should be charged with the crime of being bad example to young minds.
There are crimes of passion and crimes of logic. The boundary between them is not clearly defined.
– Albert Camus
Criminals should be punished, not fed pastries.
– Lemony Snicket
I have too great a soul to die like a criminal.
– John Wilkes Booth
Crime is contagious. If the government becomes a lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law.
– Louis D. Brandeis
Providence sees to it that no man gets happiness out of crime.
– Conte Vittorio Alfieri