Crime Quotes

The secret of great fortunes without apparent cause is a crime forgotten, for it was properly done.
Honor de Balzac

Macavity, Macavity, there's no one like Macavity, For he's a fiend in feline shape, a monster of depravity. You may meet him in a by-street, you may see him in the square But when a crime's discovered, then Macavity's not there!
Thomas Stearns Eliot

They say that all the Cats whose wicked deeds are widely known (I might mention Mungojerrie, I might mention Griddlebone) Are nothing more than agents for the Cat who all the time Just controls their operations: the Napoleon of Crime!
Thomas Stearns Eliot

There's only one remedy for crime get rid of the psychs! They are causing it!
Lafayette Ronald Hubbard

If certain acts of violation of treaties are crimes, they are crimes whether the United States does them or whether Germany does them, and we are not prepared to lay down a rule of criminal conduct against others which we would not be willing to have invoked against us.
Robert H. Jackson

We live in an age which eschews sentimentality as if it were a good deal more than the devil. (Actually, of course, a writer may be just as sentimental in laying undue emphasis on sexual crimes as on dying mothers: sentimental, like scientific, is an adjective that relates to method, not to matter.)
Randall Jarrell was nearly a crime that they came launch to the attack, mainly because they were incapable of counterattack... and they fell, one after the other, easy prey under the Germanic blows of hunting.
Albert (or Albrecht) Kesselring

The century has started with the crime of the century.
Anatoly Kudryavitsky

I didn't know whether to run from my seat...I was in the line of fire. My desk is now a crime scene.
Nicole Lapin

Every transgression is a game, every grief easy to bear compared with having discovered beauty; it was at once the crime that could never be atoned and the hurt that could never be assuaged, the tear that could never be dried.
Halldr Kiljan Laxness

Obviously, crime pays, or there'd be no crime.
George Gordon Battle Liddy

Tolerance becomes a crime when applied to evil.
Paul Thomas Mann

Suspects who are innocent of a crime should. But the thing is, you don't have many suspects who are innocent of a crime. That's contradictory. If a person is innocent of a crime, then he is not a suspect.
Edwin Meese III

The poor old Past, The Future's slave, She drudged through pain and crime To bring about the blissful Prime, Then perished. There's a grave!
Herman Melville

I think crime pays. The hours are good, you meet a lot of interesting people, you travel a lot.
Woody Allen