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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
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Best Quotes about Crime and criminals

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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

2.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.
Plato

3.
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

4.
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

5.
Almost all crime is due to the repressed desire for aesthetic expression.
Waugh, Evelyn

6.
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

7.
Many a man is saved from being a thief by finding everything locked up.
Howe, Edgar Watson

8.
Crime generally punishes itself.
Goldsmith, Oliver

9.
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.

10.
Every rascal is not a thief, but every thief is a rascal.
Aristotle

11.
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

12.
After all, crime is only a left-handed form of human endeavor.
Huston, John

13.
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

14.
Crimes of which a people is ashamed constitute its real history. The same is true of man.
Genet, Jean

15.
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

16.
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

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

18.
A crime persevered in a thousand centuries ceases to be a crime, and becomes a virtue. This is the law of custom, and custom supersedes all other forms of law.
Twain, Mark

19.
Crime expands according to our willingness to put up with it.
Farber, Barry J.

20.
One crime has to be concealed by another.
Seneca

21.
One crime is everything, two is nothing.
Deluzy, Madame Dorothe

22.
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.
Kennedy, John F.

23.
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

24.
Stripped of ethical rationalizations and philosophical pretensions, a crime is anything that a group in power chooses to prohibit.
Adler, Freda

25.
There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
La Rochefoucauld, Francois De

26.
Commit a crime, and the earth is made of glass.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

27.
Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year. This is quite a profitable sum, especially when one consider that the Mafia spends very little for office supplies.
Allen, Woody

28.
From a single crime know the nation.
Virgil

29.
A burglar who respects his art always takes his time before taking anything else.
Porter, O. Henry

30.
The common argument that crime is caused by poverty is a kind of slander on the poor.
Mencken, H. L.

31.
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

32.
He threatens many that hath injured one.
Jonson, Ben

33.
We are often deterred from crime by the disgrace of others.
Horace

34.
Crimes, like virtues, are their own rewards.
Farquhar, George

35.
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

36.
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

37.
It is because they took the easy way out that rivers, and people, go crooked.
Peterson, Jill

38.
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

39.
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

40.
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

41.
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

42.
Small crimes always precedes great ones.
Racine, Jean

43.
Like art and politics, gangsterism is a very important avenue of assimilation into society.
Doctorow, E. L.

44.
Today more Americans are imprisoned for drug offenses than for property crimes
Will, George F.

45.
Set a thief to catch a thief.
Proverb, French

46.
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

47.
Locks keep out only the honest.
Proverb, Jewish

48.
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

49.
Abscond. To move in a mysterious way, commonly with the property of another.
Bierce, Ambrose

50.
There is no crime of which I do not deem myself capable.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von


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