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Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
Poverty and The Poor
Aristotle

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Behind every great fortune there is a crime.
Fortune
Honore De Balzac

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Perhaps the world's second worst crime is boredom. The first is being a bore.
Bores and Boredom
Sir Cecil Beaton

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Destiny. A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.
Destiny
Ambrose Bierce

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The infectiousness of crime is like that of the plague.
Crime and Criminals
Napoleon Bonaparte

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The world of crime is a last refuge of the authentic, uncorrupted, spontaneous event.
Crime and Criminals
Daniel J. Boorstin

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Next to the love of God, the love of country is the best preventive of crime.
Patriotism
George Borrow

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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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No crime is so great as daring to excel.
Risk
Winston Churchill

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It is the crime not the scaffold which is the disgrace.
Punishment
Pierre Corneille

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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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One crime is everything, two is nothing.
Crime and Criminals
Madame Dorothe Deluzy

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I haven't committed a crime. What I did was fail to comply with the law.
Law and Lawyers
David Dinkins

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Successful crimes alone are justified.
Crime and Criminals
John Dryden

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

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Some laws of state aimed at curbing crime are even more criminal.
Law and Lawyers
Friedrich Engels

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

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

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There's no scandal like rags, nor any crime so shameful as poverty.
Poverty and The Poor
George Farquhar

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It is worse than a crime: it is a mistake.
Mistakes
Joseph Fouche

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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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There is no crime of which I do not deem myself capable.
Crime and Criminals
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Crime is naught but misdirected energy.
Crime and Criminals
Emma Goldman

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