Crime Quotes

Where all are guilty, no one is; confessions of collective guilt are the best possible safeguard against the discovery of culprits, and the very magnitude of the crime the best excuse for doing nothing.

Hannah Arendt

He who helps the guilty, shares the crime.

Publilius Syrus

The guilty is he who meditates a crime; the punishment is his who lays the plot.

Conte Vittorio Alfieri

Whatever guilt is perpetrated by some evil prompting, is grievous to the author of the crime. This is the first punishment of guilt that no one who is guilty is acquitted at the judgment seat of his own conscience

Juvenal

Where all are guilty, no one is; confessions of collective guilt are the best possible safeguard against the discovery of culprits, and the very magnitude of the crime the best excuse for doing nothing

Hannah Arendt

Whoever profits by the crime is guilty of it

Unknown

The majority, oppressing an individual, is guilty of a crime, abuses its strength, and by acting on the law of the strongest breaks up the foundations of society

Thomas Jefferson

There's no way to rule innocent men. The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible to live without breaking laws

Ayn Rand

The U.S. incarceration binge is not tied to crime. It's a strategy to control the surplus population in a capitalist system that is breaking down.

Jerry Brown

Look at the whole criminal correction game, which is a big piece of our economy. It's just an invention. Crime is being invented to put people to work.

Jerry Brown

The Holocaust was the most evil crime ever committed.

Stephen Ambrose

It should not be a federal crime to charge low prices to American consumers.

James Bovard

All crime is a kind of disease and should be treated as such.

Mahatma Gandhi

What is crime amongst the multitude, is only vice among the few.

Benjamin Disraeli

Crime and bad lives are the measure of a Stateís failure, all crime in the end is the crime of the community.

H.G. Wells

The greatest crime since World War II has been United States foreign policy.

Ramsey Clark

Crime is a fact of the human species, a fact of that species alone, but it is above all the secret aspect, impenetrable and hidden. Crime hides, and by far the most terrifying things are those which elude us.

George Bataille

Crime and the fear of crime have permeated the fabric of American life.

Warren E. Burger

Crime is a product of social excess

Vladimir Lenin

Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father

Jean de la Bruyere

Perhaps the world's second worst crime is boredom. The first is being a bore.

Jean Baudrillard

If you share your friend's crime, you make it your own

Latin Proverb

The state calls its own violence law, but that of the individual crime.

Max Stirner

It is impossible to calculate the moral mischief, if I may so express it, that mental lying has produced in society. When a man has so far corrupted and prostituted the chastity of his mind as to subscribe his professional belief to things he does not believe he has prepared himself for the commission of every other crime.

Lord Byron
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