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    Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.

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By his own verdict no guilty man was ever acquitted.
[Lat., Se judice, nemo nocens absolvitur.]

By his own verdict no guilty man was ever acquitted.
[Lat., Se judice, nemo nocens absolvitur.]

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Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.

Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.

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'Tis no sin love's fruits to steal;
But the sweet thefts to reveal;
To be taken, to read more

'Tis no sin love's fruits to steal;
But the sweet thefts to reveal;
To be taken, to be seen,
These have crimes accounted been.

by Ben Jonson Found in: Crime Quotes,
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The guilty is he who meditates a crime; the punishment is his who
lays the plot.
[It., Il read more

The guilty is he who meditates a crime; the punishment is his who
lays the plot.
[It., Il reo
D'un delitto e chi'l pensa: a chi l' ordisce
La pena spetta.]

by Vittorio Alfieri Found in: Crime Quotes,
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Disgrace does not consist in the punishment, but in the crime.
[It., Non nella pena,
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Disgrace does not consist in the punishment, but in the crime.
[It., Non nella pena,
Nel delitto e la infamia.]

by Vittorio Alfieri Found in: Crime Quotes,
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Heaven takes care that no man secures happiness by crime.
[It., Oh! ben provvide il cielo,
Ch' read more

Heaven takes care that no man secures happiness by crime.
[It., Oh! ben provvide il cielo,
Ch' uom per delitto mai lieto non sia.]

by Vittorio Alfieri Found in: Crime Quotes,
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Sport hunting is a crime. My sympathies are with the fox.

Sport hunting is a crime. My sympathies are with the fox.

by Duchess Of Windsor Found in: Crime Quotes,
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I am mortified to be told that, in the United States of America, the sale of a book can become read more

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.

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Crime is a product of social excess.

Crime is a product of social excess.

by Lenin, Vladimir Found in: Crime Quotes,
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