Quotes and Sayings about Crime - Page 2
Punishment creates crime.
– Silvia Hartmann
Crime brings together honest men and concentrates them.
– Émile Durkheim
Set a thief to catch a thief.
Crime is naught but misdirected energy.
– Emma Goldman
Little crimes breed big crimes. You smile at little crimes and then big crimes blow your head off.
– Terry Pratchett
Our crime against criminals lies in the fact that we treat them like rascals.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
A crime is born in the gap between the morality of society and that of the individual.
– Håkan Nesser
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 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
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
Good. Illegal is always faster.
– Eoin Colfer
He who profits by a crime commits it.
If you share your friend’s crime, you make it your own.
When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
– Nelson Mandela