Quotes: crime

Quotes 46 till 60 of 148.

  • 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
  • Bryan Fuller
    Bryan Fuller
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    I read 'Red Dragon' back in high school. I love Thomas Harris' approach to the crime thriller that crossed over into horror in a way that nobody really tapped into.
  • 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)
  • Antonia Fraser
    Antonia Fraser
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    I think crime writing is my link with trying to preserve a sort of order.
  • Aaron Eckhart
    Aaron Eckhart
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    I'm sort of fascinated by the whole espionage crime thing.
  • Belle Boyd
    Belle Boyd
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    If it is a crime to love the South, its cause and its President, then I am a criminal. I would rather lie down in this prison and die than leave it owing allegiance to a government such as yours.
  • 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.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
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    If the air quality is terrible in Los Angeles, if a particular university is unusually expensive, if crime is on the rise in Dallas, or if a company has a lot of recalled toys, transparency can spur change. Whenever public or private institutions have to answer to the public, their performance is likely to improve.
  • Carrie P. Meek
    Carrie P. Meek
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    If we were really tough on crime, we'd do more to stop it from happening in the first place.
  • Carrie P. Meek
    Carrie P. Meek
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    If we were really tough on crime, we'd try to save our children from the desperation and deprivation that leave them primed for a life of crime.
  • 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.