Quotes: crime

Quotes 61 till 75 of 148.

  • Bill James
    Bill James
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    In a crime story, the details become tremendously important - where the staircase was in relation to the bed, for example.
  • Barbara Amiel
    Barbara Amiel
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    In a free world there is, alas, more common crime than in a dictatorial system.
  • Abdul Kalam
    Abdul Kalam
    Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam better known as A 1931-2015
    Abdul Kalam
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    In India we only read about death, sickness, terrorism, crime.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
    Barbara Ehrenreich
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    Individually the poor are not too tempting to thieves, for obvious reasons. Mug a banker and you might score a wallet containing a month's rent. Mug a janitor and you will be lucky to get away with bus fare to flee the crime scene.
  • Inventing sources is not a crime in and of itself, although it certainly violates every code of journalistic ethics known to man. A criminal fraud case would require that the reporter's deceit had been malicious and resulted in financial gain.
  • Tupac Shakur
    Tupac Shakur
    American rapper and actor 1971-1996
    Tupac Shakur
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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
    Jerome K. Jerome
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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
    Pierre Corneille
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    It is the crime not the scaffold which is the disgrace.
  • Carrie P. Meek
    Carrie P. Meek
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    Just about every year, Congress passes another crime bill - spending billions of dollars to build more prisons, to place more band-aids on society's scars.
  • 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.
  • Let's remember the children who come from broken homes, surrounded by crime, drugs, temptation, their peers having babies out of wedlock, but who still manage to get a good education despite the many obstacles they face every day.
  • Carrie P. Meek
    Carrie P. Meek
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    Let's stop pretending we can arrest our way to safety and security. Despite all the fine work that policemen and women do, we have got to find other solutions to deter crime.
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
    Will Rogers
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    Make crime pay. Become a lawyer.
  • Juvenal
    Juvenal
    Roman poet about 1st century AD
    Juvenal
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    Many commit the same crime with a different destiny; one bears a cross as the price of his villainy, another wears a crown.
  • Ben Bernanke
    Ben Bernanke
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    Many foreclosed homes are neglected or abandoned, as legal proceedings or other factors delay their resale. Deteriorating or vacant properties can, in turn, directly affect the quality of life in a neighborhood, for example, by leading to increases in vandalism or crime.