Thursday, 22 December 2011

Crime - Quotes

Actions punishable by jail sentences are not the only crimes. - Osamu Dazai

All men have crimes, and most of them are hidden. - Maxwell Anderson

Before crime is committed conscience must be corrupted, and every bad man who succeeds in reaching a high point of wickedness begins with this. - Henri Frederic Amiel

Commit a crime and the world is made of glass. Commit a crime, and it seems as if a coat of snow fell on the ground, such as reveals in the woods the track of every partridge and fox and squirrel and mole. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Crime and punishment generally grow out of each other. Punishment is the bitter fruit that, unsuspected, ripens within the flower of the pleasure that concealed it. - Eliza Cook

Crime has always been a regrettably consistent element of the human experience. - Mark Frost

Disgrace does not consist in the punishment, but in the crime. - Vittorio Alfieri

Few criminals die sensible of their crimes. - Norman MacDonald

He confesses his crime who flees the tribunal. - Publilius Syrus

If poverty is the mother of all crimes, lack of intelligence is their father. - Jean de La Bruyere

Pardon one offence and you encourage the commission of many. - Publilius Syrus

The crimes of the rich and powerful go mostly unpunished. - Howard Zinn

The man that does not fear punishment, little regards crime. - Norman MacDonald

The sole means of ridding man of crime is to rid him of freedom. - Yevgeny Zamyatin

There are crimes that, like frost on flowers, in one single night destroy character and reputation. - Henry Ward Beecher

We easily forget crimes that are known to none but ourselves. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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