Crime Quotes

It is difficult to understand precisely what the state hopes to achieve by promoting the creation and perpetuation of a subclass of illiterates within our boundaries, surely adding to the problems and costs of unemployment, welfare and crime.

William J. Brennan, Jr.

Identity theft involving these cards is a growing form of white collar crime, facilitating illegal immigration, banking and accounting fraud, tax evasion, and other nefarious activities.

Ron Lewis

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

Latin Proverb

He who profits by a crime commits it

Seneca

He who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it.

Seneca

Dishonor waits on perfidy. A man should blush to think a falsehood; it is the crime of cowards.

Samuel Johnson

What makes it so plausible to assume that hypocrisy is the vice of vices is that integrity can indeed exist under the cover of all other vices except this one. Only crime and the criminal, it is true, confront us with the perplexity of radical evil; but only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core.

Hannah Arendt:

The greatest crime in the world is not developing your potential. When you do what you do best, you are helping not only yourself,but the world.

Roger Williams

The greatest crime in the world is not developing your potential. When you do what you do best, you are helping not only yourself, but the world.

Roger Williams

It is a crime against the State to be powerful enough to commit one.

Pierre Corneille

If you commit a crime, you're guilty.

Rush Limbaugh

They who once engage in iniquitous designs miserably deceive themselves when they think that they will go so far and no farther; one fault begets another, one crime renders another necessary; and thus they are impelled continually downward into a depth of guilt, which at the commencement of their career they would have died rather than have incurred.

Robert Southey

One fault begets another; one crime renders another necessary.

Robert Southey

Tragedy occurs when a human soul awakes and seeks, in suffering and pain, to free itself from crime, violence, infamy, even at the cost of life. The struggle is the tragedy - not defeat or death. That is why the spectacle of tragedy has always filled men, not with despair, but with a sense of hope and exaltation.

Whittaker Chambers

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
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