Quotes: crime

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  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    He has committed the crime who profits by it.
  • Henry George
    Henry George
    American political economist and journalist 1839-1897
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    How vainly shall we endeavor to repress crime by our barbarous punishment of the poorer class of criminals so long as children are reared in the brutalizing influences of poverty, so long as the bite of want drives men to crime.
  • Charlotte Brontë
    Charlotte Brontë
    British Novelist 1816-1855
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    I can so clearly distinguish between the criminal and his crime; I can so sincerely forgive the first while I abhor the last.

    Source: Jane Eyre (1847) ch. 6

  • Woody Allen
    Woody Allen
    American movie director and actor 1935 -
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    I think crime pays. The hours are good, you meet a lot of interesting people, you travel a lot.

    Source: Take the Money and Run (1969)

  • Aaron Eckhart
    Aaron Eckhart
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    I'm sort of fascinated by the whole espionage crime thing.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime.
  • Jean de la Bruyère
    Jean de la Bruyère
    French writer 1645-1696
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    If poverty is the mother of crime, lack of good sense is the father.
  • Peggy Noonan
    Peggy Noonan
    American Author, Presidential Speechwriter 1950-
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    If you commit a big crime then you are crazy, and the more heinous the crime the crazier you must be. Therefore you are not responsible, and nothing is your fault.
  • Rush Limbaugh
    Rush Limbaugh
    American radio talk show host 1951-
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    If you commit a crime, you're guilty.
  • Abdul Kalam
    Abdul Kalam
    Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam better known as A 1931-2015
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    In India we only read about death, sickness, terrorism, crime.
  • Tupac Shakur
    Tupac Shakur
    American rapper and actor 1971-1996
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    Is it a crime, to fight, for what is mine?
  • Jerome K. Jerome
    Jerome K. Jerome
    British Humorous Writer, Novelist, Playwright 1859-1927
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    It is easy enough to say that poverty is no crime. No; if it were men wouldn't be ashamed of it. It is a blunder, though, and is punished as such. A poor man is despised the whole world over.
  • Pierre Corneille
    Pierre Corneille
    French playwright 1606-1684
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    It is the crime not the scaffold which is the disgrace.
  • Aaron Hill
    Aaron Hill
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    Let never man be bold enough to say, Thus, and no farther shall my passion stray: The first crime, past, compels us into more, And guilt grows fate, that was but choice, before.
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
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    Make crime pay. Become a lawyer.