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

Our crime against criminals lies in the fact that we treat them like rascals.
Friedrich Nietzsche

I need not pause to explain that crime is not a disease. It is criminology that is a disease.
G.K. Chesterton

Crime is naught but misdirected energy.
– Emma Goldman

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

For the powerful, crimes are those that others commit.
– Noam Chomsky

Good. Illegal is always faster.
– Eoin Colfer

Organized crime constitutes nothing less than a guerilla war against society.
– Lyndon Baines Johnson

Sport hunting is a crime. My sympathies are with the fox.

Set a thief to catch a thief.

Purposelessness is the fruitful mother of crime.
– Charles H. Parkhurst

A man who lacks ambition commits a crime and should be charged with the crime of being bad example to young minds.

Submitted by: Maduwa Thabo

There are crimes of passion and crimes of logic. The boundary between them is not clearly defined.
Albert Camus

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