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Crime and criminals

He has committed the crime who profits by it.
- Seneca
Crime and criminals Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Crime and criminals

1.
Many a man is saved from being a thief by finding everything locked up.
Howe, Edgar Watson

2.
There is no crime of which I do not deem myself capable.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

3.
Crime when it succeeds is called virtue.
Seneca

4.
Locks keep out only the honest.
Proverb, Jewish

5.
Successful crimes alone are justified.
Dryden, John

6.
The infectiousness of crime is like that of the plague.
Bonaparte, Napoleon

7.
Every rascal is not a thief, but every thief is a rascal.
Aristotle

8.
All criminals turn preachers under the gallows.
Proverb

9.
My rackets are run on strictly American lines and they're going to stay that way.
Capone, Al

10.
The faults of the burglar are the qualities of the financier.
Shaw, George Bernard

11.
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.

12.
Small crimes always precedes great ones.
Racine, Jean

13.
If poverty is the mother of crime, lack of good sense is the father.
La Bruyere, Jean De

14.
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

15.
Crime is terribly revealing. Try and vary your methods as you will, your tastes, your habits, your attitude of mind, and your soul is revealed by your actions.
Christie, Agatha

16.
Abscond. To move in a mysterious way, commonly with the property of another.
Bierce, Ambrose

17.
He has 63 ways of getting money, the most common and most honorable ones being stealing, thieving, and robbing.
Rabelais, Francois

18.
Great thieves punish little ones.
Proverb

19.
We are often deterred from crime by the disgrace of others.
Horace

20.
A person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation.
Scott, Howard

21.
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

22.
Crime generally punishes itself.
Goldsmith, Oliver

23.
After all, crime is only a left-handed form of human endeavor.
Huston, John

24.
Want of money and the distress of a thief can never be alleged as the cause of his thieving, for many honest people endure greater hardships with fortitude. We must therefore seek the cause elsewhere than in want of money, for that is the miser's passion, not the thief s.
Blake, William

25.
There is a new billboard outside Time Square. It keeps an up-to minute count of gun-related crimes in New York. Some goofball is going to shoot someone just to see the numbers move.
Letterman, David

26.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.
Plato

27.
Squeeze human nature into the straitjacket of criminal justice and crime will appear.
Kraus, Karl

28.
We may live without friends; we may live without books. But civilized men cannot live without cooks.
Meredith, Owen

29.
We cannot be sure that we ought not to regard the most criminal country as that which in some aspects possesses the highest civilization.
Ellis, Havelock

30.
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

31.
He has committed the crime who profits by it.
Seneca

32.
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

33.
The world of crime is a last refuge of the authentic, uncorrupted, spontaneous event.
Boorstin, Daniel J.

34.
Crime seems to change character when it crosses a bridge or a tunnel. In the city, crime is taken as emblematic of class and race. In the suburbs, though, it's intimate and psychological -- resistant to generalization, a mystery of the individual soul.
Ehrenreich, Barbara

35.
A burglar who respects his art always takes his time before taking anything else.
Porter, O. Henry

36.
There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion.
Hazlitt, William

37.
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

38.
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

39.
One crime is everything, two is nothing.
Deluzy, Madame Dorothe

40.
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

41.
He threatens many that hath injured one.
Jonson, Ben

42.
Slums may well be breeding-grounds of crime, but middle-class suburbs are incubators of apathy and delirium.
Connolly, Cyril

43.
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

44.
Commit a crime, and the earth is made of glass.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

45.
The wrongdoer is more unfortunate than the man wronged.
Democritus

46.
Crimes of which a people is ashamed constitute its real history. The same is true of man.
Genet, Jean

47.
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)

48.
The truth of the matter is that muggers are very interesting people.
Winner, Michael

49.
Today more Americans are imprisoned for drug offenses than for property crimes
Will, George F.

50.
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


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