Quotes and Sayings about Crime - Page 2
Organized crime constitutes nothing less than a guerilla war against society.
– Lyndon Baines Johnson
To have once been a criminal is no disgrace. To remain a criminal is the disgrace.
– Malcolm X
In these electric times the criminal receives a cosmopolitan reputation. It is a privilege he shares with few other artists.
– Israel Zangwill
There not enough jails, not enough police, not enough courts to enforce a law not supported by the people.
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
Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.
– Elizabeth Fry
A criminal remains a criminal whether he uses a convict’s suit or a monarch’s crown.
– Victor Hugo
Providence sees to it that no man gets happiness out of crime.
– Conte Vittorio Alfieri
Purposelessness is the fruitful mother of crime.
– Charles H. Parkhurst
Crime is contagious. If the government becomes a lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law.
– Louis D. Brandeis
I have too great a soul to die like a criminal.
– John Wilkes Booth
Crime does not pay as well as politics.
– Alfred Newman
Good. Illegal is always faster.
– Eoin Colfer
Criminals should be punished, not fed pastries.
– Lemony Snicket
If you do big things they print your face, and if you do little things they print only your thumbs.
– Arthur Bugs Baer
There are crimes of passion and crimes of logic. The boundary between them is not clearly defined.
– Albert Camus
It takes all sorts of people to make the underworld.
– Don Marquis
The worst crime is faking it.
– Kurt Cobain
All crime is a kind of disease and should be treated as such.
– Mahatma Gandhi
The bad consequences of crimes live longer than the actual crime.
The criminal is the creative artist; the detective only the critic.
– G.K. Chesterton
The real significance of crime is in its being a breach of faith with the community of mankind.
– Joseph Conrad
What is crime amongst the multitude, is only vice among the few.
– Benjamin Disraeli
He who profits by a crime commits it.
If you share your friend’s crime, you make it your own.