Quotes and Sayings about Crime - Page 2
Commit a crime, and the earth is made of glass.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
In these electric times the criminal receives a cosmopolitan reputation. It is a privilege he shares with few other artists.
- Israel Zangwill
Criminal: a person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation.
- Howard Scott
I have too great a soul to die like a criminal.
- John Wilkes Booth
Good. Illegal is always faster.
- Eoin Colfer
If you do big things they print your face, and if you do little things they print only your thumbs.
- Arthur Bugs Baer
Criminals should be punished, not fed pastries.
- Lemony Snicket
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 real significance of crime is in its being a breach of faith with the community of mankind.
- Joseph Conrad
The criminal is the creative artist; the detective only the critic.
- G.K. Chesterton
What is crime amongst the multitude, is only vice among the few.
- Benjamin Disraeli
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
Providence sees to it that no man gets happiness out of crime.
- Conte Vittorio Alfieri
I’m not working-class: I come from the criminal classes.
- Peter O’Toole
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
A criminal remains a criminal whether he uses a convict’s suit or a monarch’s crown.
- Victor Hugo
Some actions are even baser than the people who commit them.
- Joaquim Maria Machado de Assi
For the powerful, crimes are those that others commit.
- Noam Chomsky