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Squeeze human nature into the straitjacket of criminal justice and crime will appear.
- Kraus, Karl
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Best Quotes about Crime and criminals

1.
The thief. Once committed beyond a certain point he should not worry himself too much about not being a thief any more. Thieving is God's message to him. Let him try and be a good thief.
Butler, Samuel

2.
There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion.
Hazlitt, William

3.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.
Plato

4.
In times of trouble leniency becomes crime.
Proverb

5.
No punishment has ever possessed enough power of deterrence to prevent the commission of crimes. On the contrary, whatever the punishment, once a specific crime has appeared for the first time, its reappearance is more likely than its initial emergence could ever have been.
Arendt, Hannah

6.
There is no society known where a more or less developed criminality is not found under different forms. No people exists whose morality is not daily infringed upon. We must therefore call crime necessary and declare that it cannot be non-existent, that the fundamental conditions of social organization, as they are understood, logically imply it.
Durkheim, Emile

7.
He has committed the crime who profits by it.
Seneca

8.
The fear of burglars is not only the fear of being robbed, but also the fear of a sudden and unexpected clutch out of the darkness.
Canetti, Elias

9.
The greatest crime in the world is not developing your potential. When you do what you do best, you are helping not only yourself, but the world.
Williams, Roger

10.
Squeeze human nature into the straitjacket of criminal justice and crime will appear.
Kraus, Karl

11.
He that is robbed, not wanting what is stolen, let him not know't, and he's notrobbed at all
Shakespeare, William

12.
Commit a crime, and the earth is made of glass.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

13.
All criminals turn preachers under the gallows.
Proverb

14.
A person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation.
Scott, Howard

15.
The world of crime is a last refuge of the authentic, uncorrupted, spontaneous event.
Boorstin, Daniel J.

16.
One crime is everything, two is nothing.
Deluzy, Madame Dorothe

17.
My rackets are run on strictly American lines and they're going to stay that way.
Capone, Al

18.
One crime has to be concealed by another.
Seneca

19.
Today more Americans are imprisoned for drug offenses than for property crimes
Will, George F.

20.
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.
George, Henry

21.
The study of crime begins with the knowledge of oneself. All that you despise, all that you loathe, all that you reject, all that you condemn and seek to convert by punishment springs from you.
Miller, Henry

22.
All, all is theft, all is unceasing and rigorous competition in nature; the desire to make off with the substance of others is the foremost -- the most legitimate -- passion nature has bred into us and, without doubt, the most agreeable one.
Sade, Marquis De

23.
We may live without friends; we may live without books. But civilized men cannot live without cooks.
Meredith, Owen

24.
Many a man is saved from being a thief by finding everything locked up.
Howe, Edgar Watson

25.
Crime is a fact of the human species, a fact of that species alone, but it is above all the secret aspect, impenetrable and hidden. Crime hides, and by far the most terrifying things are those which elude us.
Bataille, Georges

26.
Stripped of ethical rationalizations and philosophical pretensions, a crime is anything that a group in power chooses to prohibit.
Adler, Freda

27.
The infectiousness of crime is like that of the plague.
Bonaparte, Napoleon

28.
He has 63 ways of getting money, the most common and most honorable ones being stealing, thieving, and robbing.
Rabelais, Francois

29.
It is certain that stealing nourishes courage, strength, skill, tact, in a word, all the virtues useful to a republican system and consequently to our own. Lay partiality aside, and answer me: is theft, whose effect is to distribute wealth more evenly, to be branded as a wrong in our day, under our government which aims at equality? Plainly, the answer is no.
Sade, Marquis De

30.
For centuries the death penalty, often accompanied by barbarous refinements, has been trying to hold crime in check; yet crime persists. Why? Because the instincts that are warring in man are not, as the law claims, constant forces in a state of equilibrium.
Camus, Albert

31.
The man who is admired for the ingenuity of his larceny is almost always rediscovering some earlier form of fraud. The basic forms are all known, have all been practiced. The manners of capitalism improve. The morals may not.
Galbraith, John Kenneth

32.
Crime and bad lives are the measure of a State's failure, all crime in the end is the crime of the community.
Wells, H.G.

33.
The wrongdoer is more unfortunate than the man wronged.
Democritus

34.
A burglar who respects his art always takes his time before taking anything else.
Porter, O. Henry

35.
One usually dies because one is alone, or because one has got into something over one's head. One often dies because one does not have the right alliances, because one is not given support. In Sicily the Mafia kills the servants of the State that the State has not been able to protect.
Falcone, Giovanni

36.
He reminds me of the man who murdered both his parents, and then when the sentence was about to be pronounced, pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was orphan.
Lincoln, Abraham

37.
The lyricism of marginality may find inspiration in the image of the outlaw, the great social nomad, who prowls on the confines of a docile, frightened order.
Foucault, Michel

38.
Many commit the same crime with a different destiny; one bears a cross as the price of his villainy, another wears a crown.
Juvenal, (Decimus Junius Juvenalis)

39.
Repudiating the virtues of your world, criminals hopelessly agree to organize a forbidden universe. They agree to live in it. The air there is nauseating: they can breathe it.
Genet, Jean

40.
Great thieves punish little ones.
Proverb

41.
Slums may well be breeding-grounds of crime, but middle-class suburbs are incubators of apathy and delirium.
Connolly, Cyril

42.
Successful crimes alone are justified.
Dryden, John

43.
Crime and punishment grow out of one stem. Punishment is a fruit that, unsuspected, ripens with the flower of the pleasure that concealed it.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

44.
Like art and politics, gangsterism is a very important avenue of assimilation into society.
Doctorow, E. L.

45.
It is because they took the easy way out that rivers, and people, go crooked.
Peterson, Jill

46.
Crime expands according to our willingness to put up with it.
Farber, Barry J.

47.
Almost all crime is due to the repressed desire for aesthetic expression.
Waugh, Evelyn

48.
There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
La Rochefoucauld, Francois De

49.
The truth of the matter is that muggers are very interesting people.
Winner, Michael

50.
Crimes, like virtues, are their own rewards.
Farquhar, George


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