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


He who profits by a crime commits it


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

Robert Emmet Sherwood

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

Jean Baudrillard

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

Jean de la Bruyere

Crime is a product of social excess

Vladimir Lenin

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

Warren E. Burger

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

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

Ramsey Clark

A criminal is a person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation.

Howard Scott

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

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

Benjamin Disraeli

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

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Christopher Jordan Dorner

People who think I made a mistake in picking Hong Kong as a location misunderstand my intentions. I am not here to hide from justice; I am here to reveal criminality

Edward Snowden

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

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

James Bovard

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