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Crimes are more effectually prevented by the certainty than the severity of punishment - Cesare Beccaria Quotes
Crimes are more effectually prevented by the certainty than the severity of punishment
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It is better to prevent crimes than to punish them. - Cesare Beccaria Quotes
It is better to prevent crimes than to punish them.
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For a punishment to be just it should consist of only such gradations of intensity as suffice to deter men from committing crimes.
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It takes something more than intelligence to act intelligently. - Fyodor Dostoevsky Quotes
It takes something more than intelligence to act intelligently.
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We do not condemn it because it is a crime, but it is a crime because we condemn it. - Emile Durkheim Quotes
We do not condemn it because it is a crime, but it is a crime because we condemn it.
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It is a crime and a sin to regard a person as untouchable because he is born in a particular community.
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Laws against the possession of weapons only disarm those who have no intention of committing a crime.
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Show me the man and I’ll find you the crime. - Lavrentiy Beria Quotes
Show me the man and I’ll find you the crime.
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Don't lie,Tell one lie,then you gotta tell another lie to compound on the first. - Meyer Lansky Quotes
Don't lie,Tell one lie,then you gotta tell another lie to compound on the first.
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Crime is increasing, trigger happy policing. Panic is spreading, God knows where we're heading. - Marvin Gaye Quotes
Crime is increasing, trigger happy policing. Panic is spreading, God knows where we're heading.
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The cure for crime is not the electric chair, but the high chair. - J. Edgar Hoover Quotes
The cure for crime is not the electric chair, but the high chair.
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The much greater crimes of the Soviet Gulags occurred over decades and cost millions of lives. - Jean-Marie Le Pen Quotes
The much greater crimes of the Soviet Gulags occurred over decades and cost millions of lives.
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Every work of art is an uncommitted crime. - Theodor Adorno Quotes
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
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Always overpay your taxes.That way you'll get a refund. - Meyer Lansky Quotes
Always overpay your taxes.That way you'll get a refund.
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If only the left hated crime as much as they hated hate. - William F. Buckley, Jr. Quotes
If only the left hated crime as much as they hated hate.
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The unforgivable crime is soft hitting. Do not hit at all if it can be avoided; but never hit softly.
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White-collar crime gets more outrageous by the second in America. - Sara Paretsky Quotes
White-collar crime gets more outrageous by the second in America.
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I fear the carnival of crime is beginning on our border. - Edward Blake Quotes
I fear the carnival of crime is beginning on our border.
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The oppressor has always indoctrinated the weak with his interpretation of the crimes of the strong.
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You should punish in the same manner those who commit crimes with those who accuse falsely. - Thucydides Quotes
You should punish in the same manner those who commit crimes with those who accuse falsely.
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Harshness towards individuals who flout the laws and commands of the state is for the public good; no greater crime against the public interest is possible than to show leniency to those who violate it.
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The danger that may really threaten (crime fiction) is that soon there will be more writers than readers
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I said the kidnapping is a crime. I have the right to speak about the crime done against me. They didn't like me to speak about this crime. So I decided to reveal it to the public.
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Behind every fortune, there's a crime. - Method Man Quotes
Behind every fortune, there's a crime.
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The greatest crimes are caused by surfeit, not by want. - Aristotle Quotes
The greatest crimes are caused by surfeit, not by want.
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Is it a crime, to fight, for what is mine? - Tupac Shakur Quotes
Is it a crime, to fight, for what is mine?
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Purposelessness is the fruitful mother of crime. - Charles Henry Parkhurst Quotes
Purposelessness is the fruitful mother of crime.
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I've heard that while the show was on there were no reported crimes, or very few. When The Beatles were on Ed Sullivan, even the criminals had a rest for ten minutes.
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Why is the killing of a million a lesser crime than the killing of an individual? - Raphael Lemkin Quotes
Why is the killing of a million a lesser crime than the killing of an individual?
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To make others less happy is a crime. To make ourselves unhappy is where all crime starts. - Roger Ebert Quotes
To make others less happy is a crime. To make ourselves unhappy is where all crime starts.
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Anybody who doesn't know that politics is crime has got a few screws loose. - James Ellroy Quotes
Anybody who doesn't know that politics is crime has got a few screws loose.
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Securities fraud generally and insider trading in particular should be eminently deterrable crimes. - Preet Bharara Quotes
Securities fraud generally and insider trading in particular should be eminently deterrable crimes.
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Never open your mouth,unless you're in the dentist chair - Sammy Gravano Quotes
Never open your mouth,unless you're in the dentist chair
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Where knowledge is a duty, ignorance is a crime. - Thomas Paine Quotes
Where knowledge is a duty, ignorance is a crime.
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The accomplice to the crime of corruption is frequently our own indifference. - Bess Myerson Quotes
The accomplice to the crime of corruption is frequently our own indifference.
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We refuse to lie here in dishonor! We are not criminals, but Irishmen! This is the crime of which we stand accused.
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A world without men would consists of a bunch of fat, happy women with no crime. - Jennifer Love Hewitt Quotes
A world without men would consists of a bunch of fat, happy women with no crime.
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I constantly remind people that crime isn't solved by technology; it's solved by people. - Patricia Cornwell Quotes
I constantly remind people that crime isn't solved by technology; it's solved by people.
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A man must commit a crime at least once in his life-time. Only then will his virtue be recognized - Girish Karnad Quotes
A man must commit a crime at least once in his life-time. Only then will his virtue be recognized
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If we cannot make a profit, that means we are committing a sort of crime against society. We take society's capital, we take their people, we take their materials, yet without a good profit, we are using precious resources that could be better used elsewhere.
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I make movies for teenage boys. Oh, dear, what a crime. - Michael Bay Quotes
I make movies for teenage boys. Oh, dear, what a crime.
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Like Richard Price and the late, great Elmore Leonard, Matt Burgess is one of those cool, quick and funny writers who can turn a seemingly routine crime caper into something special.
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It is states that are responsible for the deaths of hundreds of millions of people and immeasurable destruction in the 20th century alone. Compared to that, the victims of private crimes are almost negligible.
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Pornography is supposed to arouse sexual desires. If pornography is a crime, when will they arrest makers of perfume?
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Disgrace does not consist in the punishment, but in the crime. - Vittorio Alfieri Quotes
Disgrace does not consist in the punishment, but in the crime.
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It's what's in *yourself* that makes you happy or unhappy. - Agatha Christie Quotes
It's what's in *yourself* that makes you happy or unhappy.
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Crime expands according to our willingness to put up with it. - Barry Farber Quotes
Crime expands according to our willingness to put up with it.
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Behind every successful fortune;There is Crime. - Mario Puzo Quotes
Behind every successful fortune;There is Crime.
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Nothing so upholds the laws as the punishment of persons whose rank is as great as their crime. - Cardinal Richelieu Quotes
Nothing so upholds the laws as the punishment of persons whose rank is as great as their crime.
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Vices are those acts by which a man harms himself or his property. Crimes are those acts by which one man harms the person or property of another.
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A work of art should be like a well-planned crime. - Charles Baudelaire Quotes
A work of art should be like a well-planned crime.
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It's a Crime for the Slave to Love her Bonds. - Ghada al-Samman Quotes
It's a Crime for the Slave to Love her Bonds.
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There are a lot of stats and a strong correlation between dropout rates and crime as well as poverty.
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The disfranchisement of a single legal elector by fraud or intimidation is a crime too grave to be regarded lightly.
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The worst crimes were dared by a few, willed by more and tolerated by all. - Tacitus Quotes
The worst crimes were dared by a few, willed by more and tolerated by all.
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For the powerful, crimes are those that others commit. - Noam Chomsky Quotes
For the powerful, crimes are those that others commit.
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Our crime was that we were beginning to live a new and contagious life-style without official authorization.
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The Holocaust was the most evil crime ever committed. - Stephen Ambrose Quotes
The Holocaust was the most evil crime ever committed.
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The history of man is the history of crimes, and history can repeat. So information is a defence. Through this we can build, we must build, a defence against repetition.
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Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes. - Voltaire Quotes
Indeed, history is nothing more than a tableau of crimes and misfortunes.
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A traitor commits his crime but once. The rest/is retribution. - Marie Howe Quotes
A traitor commits his crime but once. The rest/is retribution.
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Whoever commits a crime strengthens his enemy. - Daniel O'Connell Quotes
Whoever commits a crime strengthens his enemy.
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Any society where it's a crime or a hassle to be different is a society based on psychological fascism.
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I believe it's a crime for anyone who is being brutalized to continue to accept that brutality without doing something to defend himself.
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The criminal left belongs not in a dormitory, but in a penitentiary. - Spiro T. Agnew Quotes
The criminal left belongs not in a dormitory, but in a penitentiary.
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If a murder is committed privately it is considered a crime. But if it happens with the authority of the state, they call it courage.
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We're getting rid of bureaucracy, so that we're releasing time for police officers to be crime fighters and not form writers.
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There is no such crime as a crime of thought; there are only crimes of action. - Clarence Darrow Quotes
There is no such crime as a crime of thought; there are only crimes of action.
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Had we but world enough, and time, this coyness, lady, were no crime. - Andrew Marvell Quotes
Had we but world enough, and time, this coyness, lady, were no crime.
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Low aim, not failure, is the crime. - Bruce Lee Quotes
Low aim, not failure, is the crime.
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An aggressive war is the great crime against everything good in the world. A defensive war, which must necessarily turn to aggressive at the earliest moment, is the necessary great counter-crime. But never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime. Ask the infantry and ask the dead.
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It is with pleasure I receive reproof, when reproof is due, because no person can be readier to accuse me, than I am to acknowledge an error, when I am guilty of one; nor more desirous of atoning for a crime, when I am sensible of having committed it.
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It should never be a crime to be gay. - Hillary Clinton Quotes
It should never be a crime to be gay.
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... the Athenian lawmaker Solon decreed it a crime for any citizen to shrink from controversy. - John F. Kennedy Quotes
... the Athenian lawmaker Solon decreed it a crime for any citizen to shrink from controversy.
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There is nothing inevitable about crime and there is nothing inevitable about anti-social behaviour.
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In persons grafted in a serious trust, Negligence is a crime. - William Shakespeare Quotes
In persons grafted in a serious trust, Negligence is a crime.
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To restrict the artist is a crime. It is to murder germinating life - Egon Schiele Quotes
To restrict the artist is a crime. It is to murder germinating life
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I need not pause to explain that crime is not a disease. It is criminology that is a disease. - Gilbert K. Chesterton Quotes
I need not pause to explain that crime is not a disease. It is criminology that is a disease.
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it is not the deed but the intention that makes the crime. - Heloise Quotes
it is not the deed but the intention that makes the crime.
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I'm sort of fascinated by the whole espionage crime thing.
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