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There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.
Books - Reading
Joseph Brodsky

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Where the criminals cover their crimes by making them legal. [On Washington D. C.]
Cities and City Life
Frank Dane

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Successful crimes alone are justified.
Crime and Criminals
John Dryden

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Liars are the cause of all the sins and crimes in the world.
Lies and Lying
Epictetus

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Crimes, like virtues, are their own rewards.
Crime and Criminals
George Farquhar

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

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History is little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind.
History and Historians
Edward Gibbon

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Poor human nature, what horrible crimes have been committed in thy name!
Human Nature
Emma Goldman

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There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
Crime and Criminals
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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Those who are incapable of committing great crimes do not readily suspect them in others.
Innocence
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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Petty laws breed great crimes.
Law and Lawyers
Ouida

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Small crimes always precedes great ones.
Crime and Criminals
Jean Racine

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Success consecrates the most offensive crimes.
Success
Seneca

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Curst greed of gold, what crimes thy tyrant power has caused.
Gold
Virgil

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History is just the portrayal of crimes and misfortunes.
History and Historians
Voltaire

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The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
Past
Simone Weil

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Today more Americans are imprisoned for drug offenses than for property crimes
Crime and Criminals
George F. Will

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