Quotes and Sayings about Crime
What a greater crime. Than loss of time.
– Thomas Tusser
Commit a crime, and the earth is made of glass.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
All crime is a kind of disease and should be treated as such.
– Mahatma Gandhi
If you share your friend’s crime, you make it your own.
He who profits by a crime commits it.
The punishment of criminals should be of use; when a man is hanged he is good for nothing.
The bad consequences of crimes live longer than the actual crime.
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
Crime brings together honest men and concentrates them.
– Émile Durkheim
Punishment creates crime.
– Silvia Hartmann
In these electric times the criminal receives a cosmopolitan reputation. It is a privilege he shares with few other artists.
– Israel Zangwill