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A burglar who respects his art always takes his time before taking anything else.
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O. Henry Porter

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A person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation.
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Howard Scott

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Abscond. To move in a mysterious way, commonly with the property of another.
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Ambrose Bierce

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After all, crime is only a left-handed form of human endeavor.
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John Huston

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All criminals turn preachers under the gallows.
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Proverb

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

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Commit a crime, and the earth is made of glass.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Crime expands according to our willingness to put up with it.
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Barry J. Farber

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Crime generally punishes itself.
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Oliver Goldsmith

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Crime is naught but misdirected energy.
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Emma Goldman

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Crime when it succeeds is called virtue.
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Seneca

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Crimes of which a people is ashamed constitute its real history. The same is true of man.
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Jean Genet

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Crimes, like virtues, are their own rewards.
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George Farquhar

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Every rascal is not a thief, but every thief is a rascal.
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Aristotle

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From a single crime know the nation.
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Virgil

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Great thieves punish little ones.
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Proverb

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He has committed the crime who profits by it.
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Seneca

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He that is robbed, not wanting what is stolen, him not know t, and he's not robbed at all.
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William Shakespeare

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He threatens many that hath injured one.
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Ben Jonson

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He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.
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Plato

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If poverty is the mother of crime, lack of good sense is the father.
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Jean De La Bruyere

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In times of trouble leniency becomes crime.
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Proverb

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It is because they took the easy way out that rivers, and people, go crooked.
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Jill Peterson

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Like art and politics, gangsterism is a very important avenue of assimilation into society.
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E. L. Doctorow

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Locks keep out only the honest.
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Jewish Proverb

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun