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All, all is theft, all is unceasing and rigorous competition in nature; the desire to make off with the substance of others is the foremost -- the most legitimate -- passion nature has bred into us and, without doubt, the most agreeable one.

Author: Marquis De Sade (1740-1814)

Profession: French Author

It is certain that stealing nourishes courage, strength, skill, tact, in a word, all the virtues useful to a republican system and consequently to our own. Lay partiality aside, and answer me: is theft, whose effect is to distribute wealth more evenly, to be branded as a wrong in our day, under our government which aims at equality? Plainly, the answer is no.

Author: Marquis De Sade (1740-1814)

Profession: French Author

A person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation.

Author: Howard Scott

Profession:

Crime when it succeeds is called virtue.

Author: Seneca (4 B.C. 65 A.D.)

Profession: Spanish-born Roman Statesman, philosopher

He has committed the crime who profits by it.

Author: Seneca (4 B.C. 65 A.D.)

Profession: Spanish-born Roman Statesman, philosopher

One crime has to be concealed by another.

Author: Seneca (4 B.C. 65 A.D.)

Profession: Spanish-born Roman Statesman, philosopher

He that is robbed, not wanting what is stolen, him not know t, and he's not robbed at all.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

The faults of the burglar are the qualities of the financier.

Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist

A crime persevered in a thousand centuries ceases to be a crime, and becomes a virtue. This is the law of custom, and custom supersedes all other forms of law.

Author: Mark Twain (1835-1910)

Profession: American Humorist, Writer

From a single crime know the nation.

Author: Virgil

Profession: Roman Poet

Almost all crime is due to the repressed desire for aesthetic expression.

Author: Evelyn Waugh (1903-1966)

Profession: British Novelist

Crime and bad lives are the measure of a State's failure, all crime in the end is the crime of the community.

Author: H.G. Wells (1866-1946)

Profession: British-born American Author

Today more Americans are imprisoned for drug offenses than for property crimes

Author: George F. Will (1941-)

Profession: American Political Columnist

The greatest crime in the world is not developing your potential. When you do what you do best, you are helping not only yourself, but the world.

Author: Roger Williams (1603-1683)

Profession: American Founder of Rhode Island

The truth of the matter is that muggers are very interesting people.

Author: Michael Winner

Profession: