Quotes and Sayings about Crime
In these electric times the criminal receives a cosmopolitan reputation. It is a privilege he shares with few other artists.
– Israel Zangwill
What a greater crime. Than loss of time.
– Thomas Tusser
Commit a crime, and the earth is made of glass.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
I need not pause to explain that crime is not a disease. It is criminology that is a disease.
– G.K. Chesterton
Our crime against criminals lies in the fact that we treat them like rascals.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
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