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crime Quotes

29 of the best book quotes about crime
  1. #1
    “As you from crimes would pardoned be,
    Let your indulgence set me free.”
  2. #2
    “’You see,’ said Candide to Martin, ‘that crime is sometimes punished. This rogue of a Dutch skipper has met with the fate he deserved.’
    ‘Yes,’ said Martin; ‘but why should the passengers be doomed also to destruction? God has punished the knave, and the devil has drowned the rest.’”
  3. #3
    “Crime is common. Logic is rare. Therefore it is upon the logic rather than upon the crime that you should dwell.”
  4. #4
    “The firemen said there were little fires everywhere,” Lexie said. “Multiple points of origin. Possible use of accelerant. Not an accident.”
  5. #5
    He felt at once betrayed and betrayer, deceived and deceiver. He was a criminal forced into crime.
  6. #6
    “He didn’t know the right people. That’s all a police record means.”
  7. #7
    “The papers said it was a crime of passion and he told me there wasnt no passion to it. ”
  1. #8
    “I learned early that class is universally admired. Almost any fault, sin or crime is considered more leniently if there’s a touch of class involved.”
  2. #9
    “History provides us with numerous examples of people who were convinced that they were doing the right thing and committed terrible crimes because of it.”
  3. #10
    “More hateful still the miscreant who seeks When caught, to make a virtue of a crime.”
  4. #11
    ″ I didn’t know I was really alive in this world until I felt things hard enough to kill for ‘em. ”
  5. #12
    ″ ‘No, lady,’ The Misfit said while he was buttoning it up, ‘I found out the crime don’t matter. You can do one thing or you can do another, kill a man or take a tire off his car, because sooner or later you’re going to forget what it was you done and just be punished for it.’ ”
  6. #13
    “He had a natural wall from behind which he could look at them. His crime was an anchor weighing him safely in time; it added to him a certain confidence which his gun and knife did not. He was outside his family now, over and beyond them. They were incapable of thinking that he had done such a thing. And he had done something which even he had not thought possible.”
  7. #14
    “I asked him the circumstances of his being in LA in 1944. ‘I was arrested in Arizona, the joint absolutely the worst joint I’ve ever been in. I had to escape and pulled the greatest escape in my life, speaking of escapes, you see, in a general way.‘”

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  1. #15
    “The oppressor has always indoctrinated the weak with his interpretation of the crimes of the strong.”
  2. #16
    “Bunch together a group of people deliberately chosen for strong religious feelings, and you have a practical guarantee of dark morbidities expressed in crime, perversion, and insanity.”
  3. #17
    There are things that have to be done and you do them and you never talk about them. You don’t try to justify them. They can’t be justified. You just do them. Then you forget it.
    author
    Mario Puzo
    book
    Godfather
    character
    Tom Hagen
    concepts
    secretscrime
  4. #18
    “It’s easy to be judgmental about crime when you live in a world wealthy enough to be removed from it. But the hood taught me that everyone has different notions of right and wrong, different definitions of what constitutes crime, and what level of crime they’re willing to participate in.”
  5. #19
    “I speak advisedly when I say this,—that killing a slave, or any colored person, in Talbot county, Maryland, is not treated as a crime, either by the courts or the community.”
  6. #20
    “Besides the crime which consists in violating the law, and varying from the right rule of reason, whereby a man so far becomes degenerate, and declares himself to quit the principles of human nature, and to be a noxious creature, there is commonly injury done to some person or other, and some other man receives damage by his transgression: in which case he who hath received any damage, has, besides the right of punishment common to him with other men, a particular right to seek reparation from him that has done it: and any other person, who finds it just, may also join with him that is injured, and assist him in recovering from the offender so much as may make satisfaction for the harm he has suffered.”
  7. #21
    “Then, with a reeling horror, she knew. Staring up at her from the floor, discarded like a piece of trash, was an eyeball. She would have recognized that shade of hazel anywhere.”
  1. #22
    They look upon fraud as a greater crime than theft, and therefore seldom fail to punish it with death.
  2. #23
    A man is held to be criminal,sometimes, by the great ones of the earth,not because he has committed a crime himself but because he knows of one which has been committed.
  3. #24
    We are often criminals in the eyes of the earth, not only for having committed crimes, but because we know that crimes have been committed.
  4. #25
    We are often criminals in the eyes of the earth, not only for having committed crimes, but because we know that crimes have been committed.
  5. #26
    An English criminal, you know, is always better concealed in London than anywhere else.
  6. #27
    “No wife wanting new linoleum. No relatives pulling at him with watery old eyes. No one to care about, which is what makes him free enough to be a good con man.”
  7. #28
    “Poor, miserable man! what right had infirmity like his to burden itself with crime? Crime is for the iron-nerved, who have their choice either to endure it, or, if it press too hard, to exert their fierce and savage strength for a good purpose, and fling it off at once!”
  8. #29
    “For the half of a century no mortal has disturbed them.”

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