Quotes and Sayings about Crime
Crime is naught but misdirected energy.
– Emma Goldman
Some actions are even baser than the people who commit them.
– Joaquim Maria Machado de Assi
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
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
For the powerful, crimes are those that others commit.
– Noam Chomsky
To have once been a criminal is no disgrace. To remain a criminal is the disgrace.
– Malcolm X
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
Good. Illegal is always faster.
– Eoin Colfer
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
What is crime amongst the multitude, is only vice among the few.
– Benjamin Disraeli
The real significance of crime is in its being a breach of faith with the community of mankind.
– Joseph Conrad
All crime is a kind of disease and should be treated as such.
– Mahatma Gandhi
It takes all sorts of people to make the underworld.
– Don Marquis
Organized crime constitutes nothing less than a guerilla war against society.
– Lyndon Baines Johnson
If you do big things they print your face, and if you do little things they print only your thumbs.
– Arthur Bugs Baer
Sport hunting is a crime. My sympathies are with the fox.
We enact many laws that manufacture criminals, and then a few that punish them.
– Allen Tucker
Set a thief to catch a thief.
Purposelessness is the fruitful mother of crime.
– Charles H. Parkhurst
If you share your friend’s crime, you make it your own.