• The head never rules the heart, but just becomes its partner in crime.
    ~ Mignon McLaughlin
  • Crime when it succeeds is called virtue.
    ~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  • Despotism is a long crime.
    ~ Victor Hugo
  • The common argument that crime is caused by poverty is a kind of slander on the poor.
    ~ H. L. Mencken
  • Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument in the hands of the legislator for the prevention of crime.
    ~ John Ruskin
  • Destiny: A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.
    ~ Ambrose Bierce
  • One crime has to be concealed by another.
    ~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  • He who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it.
    ~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  • He who allows oppression shares the crime.
    ~ Desiderius Erasmus
  • We are often deterred from crime by the disgrace of others.
    ~ Horace Mann