crime

A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on america, books, crime, and sales

I am mortified to be told that, in the United States of America, the sale of a book can become a subject of inquiry, and of criminal inquiry, too.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller on crime

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The number of malefactors authorizes not the crime.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

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A Quote by Steven Wright on crime and schools

In school, every period ends with a bell. Every sentence ends with a period. Every crime ends with a sentence.

Steven Wright (1955 -)

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A Quote by Sophocles on crime, evil, good, men, mistakes, pride, and yielding

. . . all men make mistakes. But a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.

Sophocles (496 - 406 BC)

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A Quote by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert on achievement, crime, punishment, and time

My object all sublime I shall achieve in time- To let the punishment fit the crime- The punishment fit the crime.

Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836 - 1911)

Source: The Mikado

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A Quote by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle on crime and logic

Crime is common. Logic is rare. Therefore it is upon the logic rather than upon the crime you should dwell.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930)

Source: The Return of Sherlock Holmes, 1904.

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A Quote by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle on crime, duty, laws, and play

'It is my duty to warn you that it will be used against you,' cried the Inspector, with the magnificent fair play of the British criminal law.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930)

Source: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1891. The Dancing Men

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A Quote by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle on crime, doctors, and knowledge

When a doctor does go wrong he is the first of criminals. He has nerve and he has knowledge.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930)

Source: The Speckled Band

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on crime, murder, and war

We are mad, not only individually, but nationally. We check manslaughter and isolated murders; but what of war and the much vaunted crime of slaughtering whole peoples?

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on crime and encouragement

He who does not prevent a crime when he can, encourages it.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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