"Crimes of which a people is ashamed constitute its real history. The same is true of man."
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"There is no crime of which I do not deem myself capable."
"Crime is naught but misdirected energy."
"Crime generally punishes itself."
"We are often deterred from crime by the disgrace of others."
"Many a man is saved from being a thief by finding everything locked up."
"After all, crime is only a left-handed form of human endeavor."
"He threatens many that hath injured one."
"Squeeze human nature into the straitjacket of criminal justice and crime will appear."
"If poverty is the mother of crime, lack of good sense is the father."
"There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess."
"Not failure, but low aim, is crime."
"The common argument that crime is caused by poverty is a kind of slander on the poor."
"We may live without friends; we may live without books. But civilized men cannot live without cooks."
"It is because they took the easy way out that rivers, and people, go crooked."
"He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it."
"It is only to the happy that tears are a luxury."
"Shining through tears, like April suns in showers, that labor to overcome the cloud that loads em."
"Only to have a grief equal to all these tears!"
"One weeps not save when one is afraid, and that is why kings are tyrants."
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