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Engrave this Quote Don't steal. The government hates competition.
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-Anon.
Engrave this Quote Locks keep out only the honest.
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-Yiddish Proverb
Engrave this Quote Crime, like disease, is not interesting; it is something to be done away with by general consent, and that is all about it.
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-Anon.
Engrave this Quote All criminals turn preachers under the gallows.
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-Proverb
Engrave this Quote Great thieves punish little ones.
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-Proverb
Engrave this Quote In times of trouble leniency becomes crime.
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-Proverb
Engrave this Quote Set a thief to catch a thief.
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-Proverb
Engrave this Quote Save a thief from the gallows and he will cut your throat.
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-Proverb
Engrave this Quote Stripped of ethical rationalizations and philosophical pretensions, a crime is anything that a group in power chooses to prohibit.
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-Freda Adler
Engrave this Quote It is no secret that organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year. This is quite a profitable sum, especially when one considers that the Mafia spends very little for office supplies.
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-Woody Allen
Engrave this Quote No punishment has ever possessed enough power of deterrence to prevent the commission of crimes. On the contrary, whatever the punishment, once a specific crime has appeared for the first time, its reappearance is more likely than its initial emergence could ever have been.
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-Hannah Arendt
Engrave this Quote Every rascal is not a thief, but every thief is a rascal.
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-Aristotle
Engrave this Quote The secret of a great success for which you are at a loss to account is a crime that has never been found out, because it was properly executed.
paraphrased as: Behind every great fortune there is a crime
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-Honore de Balzac
Father Goriot
Engrave this Quote Crime is a fact of the human species, a fact of that species alone, but it is above all the secret aspect, impenetrable and hidden. Crime hides, and by far the most terrifying things are those which elude us.
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-Georges Bataille
Engrave this Quote Abscond. To move in a mysterious way, commonly with the property of another.
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-Ambrose Bierce
Engrave this Quote Want of money and the distress of a thief can never be alleged as the cause of his thieving, for many honest people endure greater hardships with fortitude. We must therefore seek the cause elsewhere than in want of money, for that is the miser's passion, not the thief s.
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-William Blake
Engrave this Quote The infectiousness of crime is like that of the plague.
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-Napoleon Bonaparte
Engrave this Quote The world of crime is a last refuge of the authentic, uncorrupted, spontaneous event.
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-Daniel J. Boorstin
Engrave this Quote We are the people our parents warned us about.
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-Jimmy Buffett
Engrave this Quote The thief. Once committed beyond a certain point he should not worry himself too much about not being a thief any more. Thieving is God's message to him. Let him try and be a good thief.
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-Samuel Butler
Engrave this Quote For centuries the death penalty, often accompanied by barbarous refinements, has been trying to hold crime in check; yet crime persists. Why? Because the instincts that are warring in man are not, as the law claims, constant forces in a state of equilibrium.
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-Albert Camus
Engrave this Quote The fear of burglars is not only the fear of being robbed, but also the fear of a sudden and unexpected clutch out of the darkness.
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-Elias Canetti
Engrave this Quote My rackets are run on strictly American lines and they're going to stay that way.
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-Al Capone
Engrave this Quote Crime is terribly revealing. Try and vary your methods as you will, your tastes, your habits, your attitude of mind, and your soul is revealed by your actions.
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-Agatha Christie
Engrave this Quote As for an authentic villain, the real thing, the absolute, the artist, one rarely meets him even once in a lifetime. The ordinary bad hat is always in part a decent fellow.
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-Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

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