Whoever profits by the crime is guilty of it.
Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.
– Elbert Hubbard
Behind every great fortune there is a crime.
– Honore de Balzac
There not enough jails, not enough police, not enough courts to enforce a law not supported by the people.
Society invites the crime, and criminals accept the invitation.
– Vikrant Parsai
He who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it.
The head never rules the heart, but just becomes its partner in crime.
– Mignon McLaughlin
Society prepares the crime, the criminal commits it.
– Henry Thomas Buckle
Crime does not pay as well as politics.
– Alfred Newman
To have once been a criminal is no disgrace. To remain a criminal is the disgrace.
– Malcolm X
All crime is a kind of disease and should be treated as such.
– Mahatma Gandhi
Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.
– Elizabeth Fry
All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.
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
Rape is a more heinous crime than murder since the rape victim dies throughout the period she lives.
– Amit Abraham
We enact many laws that manufacture criminals, and then a few that punish them.
– Allen Tucker
By each crime and every kindness, we birth our future.
– David Mitchell
What a greater crime. Than loss of time.
– Thomas Tusser
Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
The state calls its own violence law, but that of the individual crime.
Commit a crime, and the earth is made of glass.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
The criminal is the creative artist; the detective only the critic.
– G.K. Chesterton
Crime brings together honest men and concentrates them.
– Emile Durkheim
I need not pause to explain that crime is not a disease. It is criminology that is a disease.
– G.K. Chesterton
If, someday, we all go to prison for downloading music; I hope they separate us by genres.
And maybe that’s was her biggest crime of all. Making him fall in love with her.
– Maya Banks
The worst kind of victim was the kind that was aware of nothing.
– B. Barmanbek
Criminal: a person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation.
– Howard Scott
Some actions are even baser than the people who commit them.
– Joaquim Maria Machado de Assi
It is a great injustice to persecute homosexuality as a crime, and cruelty too
– Sigmund Freud
The punishment of criminals should be of use; when a man is hanged he is good for nothing.
The worst crime is faking it.
– Kurt Cobain
The infectiousness of crime is like that of the plague.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
For the powerful, crimes are those that others commit.
– Noam Chomsky
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
The worlds worst crimes are not committed by the hungry people; they are committed by the over-fed!
He who profits by a crime commits it.
The bad consequences of crimes live longer than the actual crime.
If you share your friend’s crime, you make it your own.
A criminal remains a criminal whether he uses a convict’s suit or a monarch’s crown.
– Victor Hugo
If poverty is the mother of crime, then stupidity is its father.
Punishment creates crime.
– Silvia Hartmann
Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year and spends very little on office supplies.
– Woody Allen
Little crimes breed big crimes. You smile at little crimes and then big crimes blow your head off.
– Terry Pratchett
It’s about time law enforcement got as organized as organized crime.
– Rudy Giuliani
If you do big things they print your face, and if you do little things they print only your thumbs.
– Arthur Bugs Baer
A crime is born in the gap between the morality of society and that of the individual.
– Hakan Nesser
It is shocking how many crimes the Bible contains. The Governor’s wife should cut them all out and paste them into her scrapbook.
– Margaret Atwood
Organized crime constitutes nothing less than a guerilla war against society.
– Lyndon Baines Johnson
In these electric times the criminal receives a cosmopolitan reputation. It is a privilege he shares with few other artists.
– Israel Zangwill