Crime Quotes

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

Latin Proverb

The real significance of crime is in its being a breach of faith with the community of mankind

Joseph Conrad

Crime is a logical extension of the sort of behavior that is often considered perfectly respectable in legitimate business

Robert Rice

Despite crime's omnipresence, things work in society, because biology compels it. Order eventually restores itself, by psychic equilibrium.

Camille Paglia

Behind every great fortune there is a crime.

Honore De Balzac

Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.

Henry Ford

War should be made a crime, and those who instigate it should be punished as criminals.

Charles E Hughes

A first impulse was never a crime.

Pierre Corneille

Rape is the only crime in which the victim becomes the accused.

Freda Adler

He who allows oppression, shares the crime.

Erasmus Darwin

The greatest crimes are caused by surfeit, not by want.


Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.


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

Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year and spends very little on office supplies.

Woody Allen

Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.


Crime butchers innocence to secure a throne, and innocence struggles with all its might against the attempts of crime.

Maximilien Robespierre

Obviously crime pays, or there'd be no crime.

G. Gordon Liddy

The worst crime is faking it

Kurt Cobain

The unforgivable crime is soft hitting. Do not hit at all if it can be avoided; but never hit softly.

Theodore Roosevelt

Every crime will bring remorse to the man who committed it


Slums may well be breeding grounds of crime, but middle class suburbs are incubators of apathy and delirium.

Cyril Connolly

Gun crime is a major cause of fear and distress throughout the UK. The problem is deeply entrenched in a wide range of social and cultural factors and therefore not an isolated issue.

Diane Abbott

Crimes, like virtues, are their own rewards

George Farquhar

For centuries the death penalty, often accompanied by barbarous refinements, has been trying to hold crime in check; yet crime persists.


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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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