Quotes with crime
Crime is contagious. If the government becomes a lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for the law.
The rise of computer crime and armed robbery has not eliminated the lure of caged cash.
There is no den in the wide world to hide a rogue. Commit a crime, and the earth is made of glass. Commit a crime, and it seems as if a coat of snow fell on the ground, such as reveals in the woods the track of every partridge and fox and squirrel and mole.
Essays: First Series (1841)
The politics of crime is not about a party's record or a candidates proposals, but about perceived character and values.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Were those who issued the approval to use Agent Orange criminals? Were they committing a crime against humanity? Let's look at the law. Now what kind of law do we have that says these chemicals are acceptable for use in war and these chemicals are not. We don't have clear definitions of that kind. I never in the world would have authorized an illegal action. I'm not really sure I authorized Agent Orange. I don't remember it, but it certainly occurred, the use of it occurred while I was Secretary.
The Fog of War
I blush to think of our origins - our hands are steeped in Blood & Crime. And there is no letup to the slaughter and pillage.
Henry Miller on Writing (1964)
Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.
They may consider themselves patriots, but when you engage in this kind of behavior, that’s not patriotic; it’s a crime. Anybody in the military who has knowledge of this stuff should understand this is not who we are. This is not what the U.S. military is about. And it dishonors the vast majority of men and women in uniform who carry out their responsibilities and obligations with honor and dignity and incredible courage every single day.
About sexual assault in the military during a press conference on May 7, 2013.
It's an unfortunate situation, but the question is, was there crime? And I'm saying I don't think so.
Interview with NBC, 1992, about his dealings with Iran, apartheid-era South Africa, Cuba and Libya that violated U.S. trade embargoes.
Harshness towards individuals who flout the laws and commands of state is for the public good; no greater crime against the public interest is possible than to show leniency to those who violate it.
Society had a crime problem. It hired cops to attack crime. Now society has a cop problem.
Still Life with Woodpecker (1980)
I just spent 11 and a half months in a maximum-security jail, got shot five times, and was wrongly convicted of a crime I didn't commit.
When crime and criminals are thrust before us they are to be met by all the energies that God has given us by argument, scorn, sarcasm and denunciation. The whole arsenal of God is ours; and I will not renounce one of the weapons -- not one!
In a letter to Howe, January 1860, writing about his return to the Senate following a lengthy absence after a brutal assault on the Senate floor by a South Carolina Senator Brooks in 1856 and a difficult recovery.
Never was there such a dame school as ours, so firm and kind and smelling of galoshes, with the sweet and fumbled music of the piano lessons drifting down from upstairs to the lonely schoolroom, where only the sometimes tearful wicked sat over undone sums, or to repent a little crime -- the pulling of a girl's hair during geography, the sly shin kick under the table during English literature.
Quite Early One Morning (1968)
In a closed society where everybody's guilty, the only crime is getting caught. In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.
Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas (1971)
Going to trial with a lawyer who considers your whole life-style a Crime in Progress is not a happy prospect.
Unauthorized access to computer systems is already a serious crime in a few states and is currently being addressed in many more state legislatures as well as Congress.
Reflections on Trusting Trust (1984)
A cat is more intelligent than people believe, and can be taught any crime.
Really, what we want now, is not laws against crime, but a law against insanity.
"A New Crime"
No crime is vulgar, but all vulgarity is crime. Vulgarity is the conduct of others.
Phrases And Philosophies For The Use Of The Young, 1894