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No crime is so great as daring to excel.
- Winston Churchill

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Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every optimist moves along with progress and hastens it,
while every pessimist would keep the worlds at a standstill.
The consequence of pessimism in the life of a nation
is the same as in the life of the individual.
Pessimism kills the instinct that
urges men to struggle against poverty,
ignorance and crime, and dries up
all the fountains of joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty
sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.
- John Morley

 

I think that there is nothing, not even crime,
more opposed to poetry, to philosophy, ay, to life itself
than this incessant business.
- Henry David Thoreau

Make crime pay.
Become a lawyer.
- Will Rogers

Never think that war, no matter how necessary,
nor how justified, is not a crime.
- Ernest Hemingway

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Man has no right to kill his brother.
It is no excuse that he does so in uniform:
he only adds the infamy of servitude to the crime of murder.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

I am not sorry for my crime.
- Leon Czolgosz

To tell an ally - who is shedding blood next to you -
that you can't share information is a crime.
- David Warner

If you commit a crime, you're guilty.
- Rush Limbaugh

The worst crime against working people is a company
which fails to operate at a profit.
- Samuel Gompers

The unforgivable crime is soft hitting.
Do not hit at all if it can be avoided;
but never hit softly.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Dr. Flint had sworn that he would make me suffer,
to my last day, for this new crime against him,
as he called it; and as long as he had me in his power he kept his word.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

The Washington Bullets are changing their name.
They don't want their team to be associated with crime.
From now on, they'll just be known as the Bullets.
- Jay Leno

Crime, to the man of the forties, was an alien monstrous terror.
- Rebecca H. Davis

There's no point regretting things.
If you can't do the time, don't do the crime.
Life's too short to worry about things I've said.
- Robbie Williams

The left sees nothing but bigotry and superstition
in the popular defense of the family or in popular
attitudes regarding abortion,
crime, busing, and the school curriculum.
- Christopher Lasch

It takes a long, hard effort and sustained determination to reduce crime.
We will stay the course and we are confident that the
numbers will continue to go down.
- Jack Johnson

If you commit a big crime then you are crazy,
and the more heinous the crime the crazier you must be.
Therefore you are not responsible, and nothing is your fault.
- Peggy Noonan

The danger chiefly lies in acting well;
no crime's so great as daring to excel.
- Charles Churchill

Crime, money, power, drugs - are all linked.
- Matthew Vaughn

The head never rules the heart but just becomes its partner in crime.
- Michael McLaughlin

It's not a crime to get drunk.
- Joe Bob Briggs

I'm going to be 58, and I'm a woman.
In this business, that seems to be a bigger crime than being mentally ill.
- Patty Duke

It's about time law enforcement got as organized as organized crime.
- Rudy Giuliani

I fear the carnival of crime is beginning on our border.
- Edward Blake

Well for one, the 13th amendment to the constitution
of the US which abolished slavery -
did not abolish slavery for those convicted of a crime.
- Angela Davis

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.
- Agatha Christie

Heaven takes care that no man secures happiness by crime.
- Vittorio Alfieri

The whole duty of government is to prevent crime and to preserve contracts.
- Lord Melbourne

Not that I am ashamed of my mind or body,
my birth or breeding, my actions or fortunes,
for my bashfulness is in my nature, not for any crime.
- Margaret Cavendish

He who does not prevent a crime when he can,
encourages it.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

People should be allowed to document evidence of criminal wrongdoing.
Where is the expectation of privacy if someone is conspiring to commit crime?
- Linda Tripp

A defendant on trial for a specific crime is entitled to his day in court,
not in a stadium or a city or nationwide arena.
- Tom C. Clark

My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression,
crime, cruelty, soft music.
- Vladimir Nabokov

I finally figured out what my crime was.
I lived.
Big mistake.
- Patty Hearst

The crime of loving is forgetting.
- Maurice Chevalier

Obviously crime pays, or there'd be no crime.
- G. Gordon Liddy

The accomplice to the crime of corruption is frequently our own indifference.
- Bess Myerson

The crime problem in New York is getting really serious.
The other day the Statue of Liberty had both hands up.
- Jay Leno

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

Failure is not a crime.
The crime is not trying.
- Ron Dellums

It is a crime against the State to be powerful enough to commit one.
- Pierre Corneille

Only crime and the criminal, it is true,
confront us with the perplexity of radical evil;
but only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core.
- Hannah Arendt

By this act the president alone is empowered to make the law,
to fix in his mind what acts, words,
what thoughts or looks,
shall constitute such a crime.
- Edward Livingston

I will never have a drink and get behind the wheel of a car.
It's not illegal to drink and drive,
but there becomes a certain point where it does become a crime.
- Tracey Gold

Poverty is the mother of crime.
- Marcus Aurelius

Atheism is aristocratic; the idea of a great Being
that watches over oppressed innocence and punishes
triumphant crime is altogether popular.
- Maximilien Robespierre

It is the crime not the scaffold which is the disgrace.
- Pierre Corneille

For instance, why are we terrorizing this country,
leading with murder and mayhem, when crime is actually on the decline,
as somebody, as somebody mentioned?
- Christiane Amanpour

The Child Custody Protection Act makes it a federal
crime to transport a minor across state lines for the
purpose of obtaining an abortion.
- Ken Calvert

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

Environmental degradation, overpopulation,
refugees, narcotics, terrorism, world crime movements,
and organized crime are worldwide problems that don't
stop at a nation's borders.
- Warren Christopher

I cannot imagine a context that would some day,
in some manner, make the monstrous crime of September
11 an understandable or comprehensible political act.
- Jurgen Habermas

The worst crime is faking it.
- Kurt Cobain

Crime does not pay as well as politics.
- Alfred Newman

The crime and not the scaffold makes the shame.
- Pierre Corneille

Is it a crime, to fight, for what is mine?
- Tupac Shakur

We cannot lightly allow the perpetrator of a serious
crime to go free simply because that person believed
his actions were reasonable and necessary to prevent some perceived harm.
- Sol Wachtler

The cure for crime is not the electric chair,
but the high chair.
- J. Edgar Hoover

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

As a musician I tell you that if you were to suppress adultery,
fanaticism, crime, evil, the supernatural,
there would no longer be the means for writing one note.
- Georges Bizet

I just spent 11 and a half months in a maximum-security jail,
got shot five times, and was wrongly convicted of a crime I didn't commit.
- Tupac Shakur

Our country's national crime is lynching.
It is not the creature of an hour, the sudden outburst of uncontrolled fury,
or the unspeakable brutality of an insane mob.
- Ida B. Wells

In a colony constituted like that of New South Wales,
the proportion of crime must of course be great.
- Charles Sturt

If movies are causing moral decay, then crime ought to be going up,
but crime is going down.
- Jack Valenti

As the bull market goes on, people who take great risks achieve great rewards,
seemingly without punishment.
It's like crime without punishment or sex without sin.
- Ron Chernow

In a closed society where everybody's guilty,
the only crime is getting caught.
In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.
- Hunter S. Thompson

It is hardly fair to accuse us of ignorance when it
was made a crime under the former order of things to
learn enough about letters to even read the Word of God.
- George H. White

To err is human; but contrition felt for the crime
distinguishes the virtuous from the wicked.
- Vittorio Alfieri


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