Quotes: criminal

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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.
  • Alfred Adler
    Alfred Adler
    Austrian psychiatrist 1870-1937
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    We cannot say that if a child is badly nourished he will become a criminal. We must see what conclusion the child has drawn.
  • Carl Jung
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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.
  • 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
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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!
  • 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
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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.
  • 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.
  • Bill Scott
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    He convinced me that if we're going to have honest government that you can't leave it up to the crooks and that honest people have to get involved in government. So I did. I got involved as a criminal prosecutor with the U. S. Justice Department.
  • 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
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