Quotes and Sayings about Crime
Some actions are even baser than the people who commit them.
– Joaquim Maria Machado de Assi
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 punishment of criminals should be of use; when a man is hanged he is good for nothing.
It is shocking how many crimes the Bible contains. The Governor’s wife should cut them all out and paste them into her scrapbook.
– Margaret Atwood
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
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