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  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    A judge who cannot punish, in the end associates themselves with the criminal.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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    A criminal becomes a popular figure because he unburdens in no small degree the consciences of his fellow man, for now they know once more where evil is to be found.
  • Brendan I. Koerner
    Brendan I. Koerner
    American author 1974-
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    A duped newspaper or magazine could contend that a fiction-spouting journalist obtained part of his salary via fraud, and use a criminal proceeding to try and recoup that money. Given the profession's notoriously low wages, however, it's probably not worth the publicity headache and legal fees. No news organization has ever pursued such a case.
  • Bill McCollum
    Bill McCollum
    American lawyer and politician 1944-
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    A trial without witnesses, when it involves a criminal accusation, a criminal matter, is not a true trial.
  • Shirley Lord
    Shirley Lord
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    Animals are considered as property only. To destroy or to abuse them, from malice to the proprietor, or with an intention injurious to his interest in them, is criminal. But the animals themselves are without protection. The law regards them not substantively. They have no RIGHTS!
  • Bret Easton Ellis
    Bret Easton Ellis
    American author, screenwriter, short-story writer, and director 1964-
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    Are you as much of a criminal if you don't act when there's a crime taking place in front of you as you are one of the participants? That was something that I was thinking about a lot because there are many moments in 'Less Than Zero' where horrific things happen and Clay could do something about them, but his passivity stops him.
  • Malcolm X
    Malcolm X
    American activist 1925-1965
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    Concerning non-violence: it is criminal to teach a man not to defend himself when he is the constant victim of brutal attacks.
  • Brent Sexton
    Brent Sexton
    American actor 1967-
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    Depending on the show, I've played a cop, a criminal, or a victim. So there's a range.
  • Truman Capote
    Truman Capote
    American writer 1942-
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    Even an attorney of moderate talent can postpone doomsday year after year, for the system of appeals that pervades American jurisprudence amounts to a legalistic wheel of fortune, a game of chance, somewhat fixed in the favor of the criminal, that the participants play interminably.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
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    Every society gets the kind of criminal it deserves. What is also true is that every community gets the kind of law enforcement it insists on.
  • Albert Bushnell Hart
    Albert Bushnell Hart
    American historian, writer, and editor 1854-1943
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    Everywhere among the English-speaking race criminal justice was rude, and punishments were barbarous; but the tendency was to do away with special privileges and legal exemptions.
  • 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
  • Assata Shakur
    Assata Shakur
    American activist and former member of the Black Liberation Army (BLA) 1947-
    Assata Shakur
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    I have been a political activist most of my life and many groups have attempted to label me as a criminal because of my outspoken beliefs. I am not a criminal and I have never been one.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    I know all those people. I have friendly, social, and criminal relations with the whole lot of them.
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