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Laurence J PeterThe reason crime doesn't pay is that when it does, it is called a more respectable name.

—  Laurence J Peter, 1919-1990, Canadian writer & educator

Rutherford B. HayesOne of the tests of the civilization of people is the treatment of its criminals.

—  Rutherford B. Hayes, 1822-1893, American President [1877-1881]

NapoleonA king is sometimes obliged to commit crimes; but they are the crimes of his position.

—  Napoleon, 1769-1821, French Emperor

Laurence J PeterIt's strange that men should take up crime when there are so many legal ways to be dishonest.

—  Laurence J Peter, 1919-1990, Canadian writer & educator

Eugene IonescoOh words, what crimes are committed in your name!

—  Eugene Ionesco, 1912-1994, French-Romanian playwright

TalleyrandThis is worse than a crime, it's a mistake.

—  Talleyrand, 1754-1838, French statesman & diplomat

TalleyrandToo much sensibility creates unhappiness and too much insensibility creates crime.

—  Talleyrand, 1754-1838, French statesman & diplomat

Ernest HemingwayNever think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.

—  Ernest Hemingway, 1899-1961, American writer, Nobel 1954

Jean-Luc GodardKilling a man in defense of an idea is not defending an idea; it is killing a man.

—  Jean-Luc Godard, 1930-, French film director

Karl KrausSqueeze human nature into a straitjacket of criminal justice and crime will appear!

—  Karl Kraus, 1874-1936, Austrian writer


Funny Quotes

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

—  Woody Allen, 1935-, American actor & film director


Movie Quotes

Pulp Fiction (1994)Now, you got a corpse in a car minus a head in the garage. Take me to it.

—  from the film Pulp Fiction (1994)










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