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Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
Aristotle

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

I've decided to take up a life of crime, but I can't decide which political party to join.
Roy Cubby Brown

Last week some guy pulled a knife on me, but I could tell it wasn't a real professional job.
There was still butter on it.
Rodney Dangerfield

There are crimes of passion and crimes of logic. The boundary between them is not clearly
defined.
Albert Camus

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

Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil
tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish
misery from their future and crimes from society.
Benjamin Franklin

If you wanna get away with murder, all you gotta do is shoot somebody in the head and put
a demo tape in their pocket! "This is a rap killing. Let's go home!"
Chris Rock

One crime has to be concealed by another.
Seneca

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.
John F. Kennedy

In England, if you commit a crime, the police don't have a gun and you don't have a gun. If
you commit a crime, the police will say, "Stop, or I'll say stop again."
Robin Williams

When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become
an outlaw.
Nelson Mandela

Murder is always a mistake. One should never do anything that one cannot talk about after
dinner.
Oscar Wilde

Two brothers have an abusive, alcoholic father. One becomes a criminal, the other a judge.
The same event - different results. How can that be? It's because it's not what happens but
rather what you and I do about it that matters.
Jim Rohn

So you gotta look at OJ's situation. He's paying $25,000 a month in alimony, got another man
driving around in his car and f***ing his wife in a house he's still paying the mortgage on.
Now I'm not saying he should have killed her... but I understand.
Chris Rock

Opinion, and the just maintenance of it, shall never be a crime in my view.
Thomas Jefferson

Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American Dream?
Homer Simpson

This crime called blasphemy was invented by priests for the purpose of defending doctrines
not able to take care of themselves.
Robert G. Ingersoll

I'm the only woman who can walk in Central Park at night - and reduce the crime rate.
Phyllis Diller

Hate crimes are the scariest thing in the world because these people really believe what
they're doing is right.
Cher

Many are cursed for the crime of one.
African proverb, Ovambo

Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
Albert Einstein

To have once been a criminal is no disgrace. To remain a criminal is the disgrace.
Malcolm X

The old question still remains: Can a free people restrain crime without sacrificing
fundamental liberties and a heritage of compassion? I am confident of the American answer.
Let it become a vital element on America's new agenda. Let us show that we can temper
together those opposite elements of liberty and restraint into one consistent whole.
Gerald R. Ford

The Catholic Church has a tough new policy on child molestors: three strikes and you're a
cardinal.
David Letterman

If I hadn't made it as an actor, I might have wound up a hood.
Steve McQueen

All men can be criminals, if tempted. All men can be heroes, if inspired.
G. K. Chesterton

Frustration is the mother of crime, and so there would be much more crime without
prostitutes and without porn movies.
Karl Lagerfeld

Make crime pay. Become a lawyer.
Will Rogers

I'm a relatively respectable citizen. Multiple felon perhaps, but certainly not dangerous.
Hunter S. Thompson

Did you hear about the woman who stabbed her husband 37 times? I admire her restraint.
Roseanne

If a man would follow, today, the teachings of the Old Testament, he would be a criminal. If
he would follow strictly the teachings of the New, he would be insane.
Robert G. Ingersoll

I live in a neighborhood so bad that you can get shot while getting shot!
Chris Rock

The husbands of very beautiful women belong to the criminal classes.
Oscar Wilde

All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs
the evil. The only crime is pride.
Sophocles

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