Crime is not punished as an offense against God, but as prejudicial to society.
James Anthony Froude, Short Studies on Great Subjects, Reciprocal Duties of State and Subjects.
Crime is contagious.
Let us be clear. Prison works. It ensures that we are protected from murderers, muggers and rapists - and it makes many who are tempted to commit crime think twice.michael howard
The certainty of punishment, even more than its severity, is the preventive of crime.Tryon Edwards
The most difficult crime to track is the one which is purposeless.
Commit a crime, and the earth is made of glass.
Poverty is the mother of crime.
We don't seem able to check crime, so why not legalize it and then tax it out of business?
The doctrine that the cure for the evils of democracy is more democracy is like saying that the cure of crime is more crime.
Hungry men have no respect for law, authority or human life.
Anyone who takes it on himself, on his own authority, to break a bad law, thereby authorizes everyone else to break the good ones.
Justice is truth in action.
The chief problem in any community cursed with crime is not the punishment of the criminal, but the preventing of the young from being trained to crime.
A man who has no excuse for crime, is indeed defenceless!Lytton
We are going to pull off the true crime of the century!Gru
The most violent of the violent-est crimes we give life tomobb Deep
If mankind had always been logical and wise, history would not be a long chronicle of folly and crime.james frazer