Crime Quotes

Society prepares the crime, the criminal commits it

Henry Thomas Buckle

Fear follows crime, and is its punishment


Crime is an overhead you have to pay if you want to live in the city

George Moscone

Disgrace does not consist in the punishment, but in the crime.

Mohamed Abdel Moneim Fayed

He who profits by a crime commits it


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

Latin Proverb

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

Warren E. Burger

There is no den in the wide world to hide a rogue. Commit a crime and the earth is made of glass.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

And who are the greater criminals--those who sell the instruments of death, or those who buy them and use them?

Robert Emmet Sherwood

When your family members die, they just see you as extra overtime at a crime scene and at a perimeter.

Christopher Jordan Dorner

A king is sometimes obliged to commit crimes; but they are the crimes of his position.

Napoleon Bonaparte

If a father commands a son to commit a crime so terrible that the son can't do it and live with himself, then is it betrayal for the son to disobey his father?

Orson Scott Card

Crime is terribly revealing. Try and vary your methods as you will, your tastes, your habits, your attitude of mind, and your soul is revealed by your actions.

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie

By punishing the criminal the moral man hopes to dissuade the evil imprisoned in his own breast from escaping. Fear of self is projected in hatred of the immoral other.

John Carroll

It would not be too much to say that if all drinking of fermented liquors could be done away, crime of every kind would fall to a fourth of its present amount, and the whole tone of moral feeling in the lower order might be indefinitely raised.

Charles Buxton

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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