Quotes: crime

Quotes 91 till 105 of 148.

  • David Mitchell
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    Our lives are not our own. We are bound to others, past and present, and by each crime and every kindness, we birth our future.
    Source: Wolkenatlas (2008)
  • Calvin Klein
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    People have told me about organized crime in the fashion industry, but I can't talk about that. I'm looking to stay alive.
  • Perhaps the world's second worst crime is boredom. The first is being a bore.
  • Rush Limbaugh
    Rush Limbaugh
    American radio talk show host 1951-
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    Poverty is not the root cause of crime.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
    John Ruskin
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    Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument in the hands of the legislator for the prevention of crime.
  • Richard Dawkins
    Richard Dawkins
    English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author 1941-
    Richard Dawkins
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    Religion teaches you to be satisfied with nonanswers. It's a sort of crime against childhood.
  • Scandinavian crime fiction has become a great success all across the world and rightfully so. Sjowall and Wahloo ushered in a whole generation of Swedish crime writers, many of whom are now available in English.
  • Cyril Connolly
    Cyril Connolly
    British criticus 1903-1974
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    Slums may well be breeding-grounds of crime, but middle-class suburbs are incubators of apathy and delirium.
  • Bernard Tschumi
    Bernard Tschumi
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    Society secretly delights in crime, excesses, and violated prohibitions of all sorts.
  • Some laws of state aimed at curbing crime are even more criminal.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
    Karl Kraus
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    Squeeze human nature into the straitjacket of criminal justice and crime will appear.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Starvation, and not sin, is the parent of modern crime.
    Source: The Soul of Man under Socialism (1891)
  • Blanche Lincoln
    Blanche Lincoln
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    Stopping crime before it occurs is the most effective crime fighting tool of all.
  • Freda Adler
    Freda Adler
    American criminologist and educator 1934-
    Freda Adler
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    Stripped of ethical rationalizations and philosophical pretensions, a crime is anything that a group in power chooses to prohibit.