Poverty is the mother of crime.

While small States are virtuous of their feebleness, powerful States sustain themselves only through crime.

It is not a merit to tolerate, but rather a crime to be intolerant.

We cannot leave behind us the sins of our past. We must not forget that nothing disappears. Everything is eternal. Everything that has been is still in existence. The whole history of humanity is the “history of crime”... Man must go back, seek for, and destroy the causes of evil however far back they lie. It is only in this idea that the hint of the possibilities of a general evolution can be found. It is only in this idea that the possibility of changing the karma of humanity lies, because changing the karma means changing the past... There will be no possibility of thinking of evolution of humanity, if the possibility did not exist for individually evolving man to go into the past and struggle against the causes of the present evil which lie there.

Crime unpunished is crime multiplied.

Crime is honest for a good cause.

Wherever a man commits a crime, God finds a witness... Every secret crime has its reporter.

The crime which bankrupts men and states is job-work - declining from your main design, to serve a turn here or there.

Great is the mischief of a legal crime.

How can I adequately express my contempt for the assertion that all things occur for the best, for a wise and beneficent end, and are ordered by a human intelligence! It is the most utter falsehood and a crime against the human race.

This crime called blasphemy was invented by priests for the purpose of defending doctrines not able to take care of themselves.

It's a wicked world, and when a clever man turns his brains to crime, it is the worst of all.

By all human laws, as well as divine, self-murder has ever been agreed on a the greatest crime.

The only medicine for suffering, crime, and all the other woes fo mankind, is wisdom. Teach a man to read and write, and yo have put into his hands the great keys of the wisdom box. But it is quite another matter whether he ever opens the box or not.

The ending of a relationship is as mysterious as its beginning... We tend to look for rational causes and to blame one of the parties for committing the crime of ending. Fate and its important relationship to the soul are forgotten... The soul in a relationship is not only contained in each individual, it is also contained in the relationship itself.

Fear succeeds crime - it is its punishment.

Fear follows (succeeds) crime, and is its punishment.

There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion. This makes nothing in their favor, but is a proud compliment to man’s nature. Whatever he is or does, he cannot entirely efface the stamp of the divinity on him. Let him strive ever so, he cannot divest himself of his natural sublimity of thought and affection, however he may pervert or deprave it to ill.

Slums may be breeding-grounds of crime, but middle-class suburbs are incubators of apathy and delirium.

Intemperance is the epitome of every crime, the cause of every kind of misery.