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A crime against god is a demonstrated impossibility
Robert Green Ingersoll
Fear follows crime, and is its punishment
Voltaire
He who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it.
Seneca
He who profits by a crime commits it
Seneca
I am mortified to be told that, in the United States of America, the sale of a book can become a subject of inquiry, and of criminal inquiry too.
Thomas Jefferson
It is no secret that organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year. This is quite a profitable sum, especially when one considers that the Mafia spends very little for office supplies.
Woody Allen
Mmm... Organized Crime
Homer Simpson
Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father
Jean de la Bruyere
Successful and fortunate crime is called virtue.
Seneca
Successful crimes alone are justified
John Dryden
The greatest crimes do not arise from a want of feeling for others but from an over-sensibility for ourselves and an over-indulgence to our own desires
Edmund Burke
The punishment of criminals should be of use; when a man is hanged he is good for nothing
Voltaire
The real significance of crime is in its being a breach of faith with the community of mankind
Joseph Conrad
The unforgivable crime is soft hitting. Do not hit at all if it can be avoided; but never hit softly.
Theodore Roosevelt
We are easily shocked by crimes which appear at once in their full magnitude, but the gradual growth of our own wickedness, endeared by interest, and palliated by all the artifices of self-deceit, gives us time to form distinctions in our own favor,
Samuel Johnson
We don't seem to be able to check crime, so why not legalize it and then tax it out of business
Will Rogers
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