Quotes of Culprit

“ In a consumer society, there are inevitably two kinds of slaves: the prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy. ”

- Ivan Illich

“ The jury, passing on the prisoner's life, may have in the sworn twelve a thief or two guiltier than him they try. ”

- William Shakespeare

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

- Bible

“ Whatever we think of the past, we must not be prisoners to it. ”

- Barack Obama

“ This defendant is a repeat felon who took advantage of a medical emergency. A real neighbor in that situation would have brought dinner over. But instead, he tried to rip them off. ”

- John Parker

“ I got the chance to argue my first case in Supreme Court, a criminal case arising in Alabama that involved the right of a defendant to counsel at a critical stage in a capital case before a trial. ”

- Constance Baker Motley

“ Saints need sinners. ”

- Alan Watts

“ Richard Reid, like any defendant, is free to plead guilty to criminal charges. The Justice Department has not entered into any plea agreement with Reid. ”

- John Ashcroft

“ Christ is the righteousness of sinners to God, and the righteousness of God to sinners. ”

- Ralph Venning

“ One crime is everything, two is nothing. ”

- Madame Dorothea Deluzy

“ Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ The wrongdoer is more unfortunate than the man wronged. ”

- Democritus

“ Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds. ”

- Franklin D. Roosevelt

“ Surgeons must be very careful. When they take the knife!, underneath their fine incisions, stirs the Culprit — Life! ”

- Emily Dickinson

“ Our system is the height of absurdity, since we treat the culprit both as a child, so as to have the right to punish him, and as an adult, in order to deny him consolation. ”

- Claude Levi Strauss
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