Quotes of Criminal

“ Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind; The thief doth fear each bush an officer. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet detest the offence? ”

- Alexander Pope

“ Procrastination is the thief of time: Year after year it steals, till all are fled, and to the mercies of a moment leaves the vast concerns of an eternal scene. ”

- Edward Young

“ The most peaceable way for you if you do take a thief, is to let him show himself what he is and steal out of your company. - Much Ado about Nothing. Act iii. Sc. 3. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Praise is not seemly in the mouth of a sinner, for it was not sent him of the Lord. ”

- Bible

“ When the President does it, that means that it is not illegal. ”

- Richard M. Nixon

“ Many of the insights of the saint stem from their experience as sinners. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ Time! Joyless emblem of the greed of millions, robber of the best which earth can give. ”

- Amy Lowell

“ The robb'd that smiles steals something from the thief. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ All human history attests That happiness for man, — the hungry sinner! — Since Eve ate apples, much depends on dinner. ”

- Lord Byron

“ Hark the herald angels sing, "Glory to the new-born king." Peace on earth, and mercy mild, God and sinners reconciled! ”

- Charles Wesley

“ Here's that which is too weak to be a sinner: Honest water, which ne'er left man i' th' mire. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ A criminal is a person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation. ”

- Howard Scott

“ For it seemeth to me unreasonable to send a prisoner, and not withal to signify the crimes laid against him. ”

- Bible

“ PROOF-READER, n. A malefactor who atones for making your writing nonsense by permitting the compositor to make it unintelligible. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ Unfortunately there are still some groups in Jordan supporting terrorist criminals, describing them as the resistance, and they are deceived by their claims. ”

- Jalal Talabani

“ If England treats her criminals the way she has treated me, she doesn't deserve to have any. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ In the United States there's a Puritan ethic and a mythology of success. He who is successful is good. In Latin countries, in Catholic countries, a successful person is a sinner. ”

- Umberto Eco

“ Expecting a carjacker or rapist or drug pusher to care that his possession or use of a gun is unlawful is like expecting a terrorist to care that his car bomb is taking up two parking spaces. ”

- Joseph T. Chew

“ I do not like 'but yet, it does allay The good precedence: fie upon 'but yet,' 'But yet' is as a jailer to bring forth Some monstrous malefactor. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ All criminals turn preachers under the gallows. ”

- Unknown

“ Despair is criminal. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ Every New Year is the direct descendant, isn't it, of a long line of proven criminals? ”

- Ogden Nash

“ Every society gets the kind of criminal it deserves. What is also true is that every community gets the kind of law enforcement it insists on. ”

- John F. Kennedy

“ Those who do unlawful acts are no more sinners in the eyes of God than we who think them. ”

- Elbert Hubbard

“ Repudiating the virtues of your world, criminals hopelessly agree to organize a forbidden universe. They agree to live in it. The air there is nauseating: they can breathe it. ”

- Jean Genet

“ Squeeze human nature into the straitjacket of criminal justice and crime will appear. ”

- Karl Kraus

“ For he that said, Do not commit adultery, said also, Do not kill. Now if thou commit no adultery, yet if thou kill, thou art become a transgressor of the law. ”

- Bible

“ The most dangerous criminal now is the entirely lawless modern philosopher. Compared to him, burglars and bigamists are essentially moral men. ”

- Gilbert K. Chesterton

“ The punishment of criminals should serve a purpose. When a man is hanged he is useless. ”

- Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire
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