When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
The State calls its own violence, law; but that of the individual, crime.
Poverty is the parent of revolution and crime.
There is one, and only one, thing in modern society more hideous than crime namely, repressive justice.
The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
To restrict the artist is a crime. It is to murder germinating life
A community is infinitely more brutalised by the habitual employment of punishment than it is by the occasional occurence of crime.
Crime is not punished as an offense against God, but as prejudicial to society.
The punishment can be remitted; the crime is everlasting.
The negro has suffered far more from the commission of this crime against the women of his race by white men than the white race has ever suffered through his crimes.
Where crime is taught from early years, it becomes a part of nature.
It is the crime not the scaffold which is the disgrace.
The vices of the rich and great are mistaken for error; and those of the poor and lowly, for crimes.
The more featureless and commonplace a crime is, the more difficult it is to bring it home.
The danger chiefly lies in acting well; no crime's so great as daring to excel.
Crime and the fear of crime have permeated the fabric of American life.
In fact, even the perception of a resurgence in crime can be enough to paralyze business momentum and destroy the sense of security that a vibrant and progressive city requires.
If, at the limit, you can rule without crime, you cannot do so without injustices.
Not that I am ashamed of my mind or body, my birth or breeding, my actions or fortunes, for my bashfulness is in my nature, not for any crime.
The consequences of a crime should not be out of proportion to the crime itself.
The crime novel has always been my favourite genre.
White-collar crime gets more outrageous by the second in America.
My earnest hope is that what we started in terms of building partnerships with communities across America will continue, that we will continue our efforts to reduce crime and violence.
Sport hunting is a crime. My sympathies are with the fox.
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