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Alfred Newman Quotes and Sayings

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Crime does not pay as well as politics.
- Alfred Newman

We are living in a world today where lemonade is made
from artificial flavors and furniture polish is made from real lemons.
- Alfred Newman

No crime is so great as daring to excel.
- Winston Churchill

Every optimist moves along with progress and hastens it,
while every pessimist would keep the worlds at a standstill.
The consequence of pessimism in the life of a nation
is the same as in the life of the individual.
Pessimism kills the instinct that
urges men to struggle against poverty,
ignorance and crime, and dries up
all the fountains of joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

 

Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I think that there is nothing, not even crime,
more opposed to poetry, to philosophy, ay, to life itself
than this incessant business.
- Henry David Thoreau

Never think that war, no matter how necessary,
nor how justified, is not a crime.
- Ernest Hemingway

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Make crime pay.
Become a lawyer.
- Will Rogers

Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty
sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.
- John Morley

Man has no right to kill his brother.
It is no excuse that he does so in uniform:
he only adds the infamy of servitude to the crime of murder.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Nothing is more devastating to a community than out-of-control crime.
- Alan Autry

For instance, why are we terrorizing this country,
leading with murder and mayhem, when crime is actually on the decline,
as somebody, as somebody mentioned?
- Christiane Amanpour

I finally faced the fact that it isn't a crime not having friends.
Being alone means you have fewer problems.
- Whitney Houston

In the housing projects, people talked of ways to reduce crime,
relieve overcrowding, and they were good ideas that we plan to study,
and possibly implement.
- Jane Byrne

First of all, do any of you here think it's a crime
to help a suffering human end his agony? Any of you
think it is? Say so right now.
Well, then, what are we doing here?
- Jack Kevorkian

The death penalty is discriminatory and does not do anything about crime.
- Bobby Scott

Homosexuality in Russia is a crime and the punishment
is seven years in prison,
locked up with the other men.
There is a three year waiting list.
- Yakov Smirnoff

Cops and robbers resemble each other,
so there's not a lot to learn in terms of learning
the logistics of committing the crime or investigating the crime.
- Andre Braugher

There is only one evil, one crime, one sin:
lack of heart.
- Multatuli

In fact, if you have a crime committed against you,
and you go to have hypnosis, you can't testify.
Because there's no way to test what is real,
what's fact, what's fantasy.
- Betty Hill

In my home State of Minnesota, I have seen firsthand
the importance of Byrne grants to local police in reducing
crime and drugs and improving public safety.
- Jim Ramstad

I believe that the high rates of property crime (and
some of the increase in violent crime) are part of
the price you pay for freedom.
- James Q. Wilson

To the mind, God is a perfect criminal.
He has done such a perfect crime by creating this world
that mind cannot trace how He did it.
That is why the mind always freaks out about God.
- Prem Rawat

Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument
in the hands of the legislator for the prevention of crime.
- John Ruskin

We must put together countries that produce drugs,
countries that traffic, and countries that consume,
and through this multilateral effort really stop the growing of crime.
- Vicente Fox

We can play politics, or we can reduce crime.
- Bobby Scott

To restrict the artist is a crime.
It is to murder germinating life.
- Egon Schiele

Rape is the only crime in which the victim becomes the accused.
- Freda Adler

Sisters in Crime now has more than 4,000 members worldwide.
- Sara Paretsky

I would feel horrible to think I had put my name on
a pistol permit and allowed someone to carry around
a gun and they committed another crime.
- Mike Rutherford

The first song is called "London." It's about two Russian
soldiers who desert the Russian army and escape to London,
where they indulge in a life of crime.
- Neil Tennant

The greatest crime in a Shakespeare play is to murder the king.
- Alex Cox

No crime can ever be defended on rational grounds.
- Titus Livius

Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for
a crime you haven't committed.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

There is one, and only one, thing in modern society
more hideous than crime namely,
repressive justice.
- Simone Weil

Bigamy is the only crime where two rites make a wrong.
- Bob Hope

There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue.
Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion.
- William Hazlitt

Poverty is the mother of crime.
- Marcus Aurelius

Base stealing, like crime in general,
is increasing and is also getting more difficult to curb.
- Leonard Robert Davids

Stripped of ethical rationalizations and philosophical pretensions,
a crime is anything that a group in power chooses to prohibit.
- Freda Adler

I hadn't realized until I covered the police beat just how seedy crime is.
- Jessica Savitch

I think crime writing is my link with trying to preserve a sort of order.
- Antonia Fraser

It's not a crime to get drunk.
- Joe Bob Briggs

Once I've done a crime, I just forget it.
I go from crime to crime.
- Henry Lee Lucas

How many condemnations I have witnessed more criminal than the crime!
- Michel de Montaigne

Next to the love of God, the love of country is the
best preventive of crime.
- George Borrow

A large part of crime is economics -
if people are working and and have a home and family to support,
then I believe you can reduce the crime rate.
- Vincent Frank

I wanted to show that crime doesn't pay.
If you are saved and accept the Lord,
you cannot use that as an excuse to avoid punishment.
- Robert Duvall

Rather let the crime of the guilty go unpunished than condemn the innocent.
- Justinian I

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

It may be impossible to have a revolution without crimes
but that does not make revolution a crime.
- Jose Bergamin

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

Atheism is aristocratic; the idea of a great Being
that watches over oppressed innocence and punishes
triumphant crime is altogether popular.
- Maximilien Robespierre

The biological factors underlying race differences
in sports have consequences for educational achievement,
crime and sexual behavior.
- J. Philippe Rushton

What does signature mean? Supposedly these are the
added touches that make the crime personal to the killer.
- Pat Brown

My earnest hope is that what we started in terms of
building partnerships with communities across America will continue,
that we will continue our efforts to reduce crime and violence.
- Janet Reno

That is why I come forward tonight without any political label,
without any bias, but just simply as an Englishman to say to you:
a crime is being committed against civilization.
- John Amery

As governor, there isn't a lot I can do beyond that to crack down on crime.
Law enforcement is really a local issue.
It's the cops' job to tighten down on criminals.
- Jesse Ventura

There is no city in America that has reduced crime
as much as we have in the last three years.
This is not the product of accident.
This is the product of design.
- Rudy Giuliani

He who does not prevent a crime when he can,
encourages it.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

My great crime in the world is blunder I will get into
scrapes without intention or any bad motive.
- Stand Watie

In a closed society where everybody's guilty,
the only crime is getting caught.
In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.
- Hunter S. Thompson

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

I think there's a lot of naivete and hubris within
our mix of personalities.
That's probably our worst crime.
I keep wondering what a "mature" record means.
- Ian Williams

Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
- Theodor Adorno

A person is born with feelings of envy and hate.
If he gives way to them, they will lead him to violence and crime,
and any sense of loyalty and good faith will be abandoned.
- Xun Zi

The prisoner is not the one who has commited a crime,
but the one who clings to his crime and lives it over and over.
- Henry Miller

Poverty is like punishment for a crime you didn't commit.
- Eli Khamarov

If you commit a big crime then you are crazy,
and the more heinous the crime the crazier you must be.
Therefore you are not responsible, and nothing is your fault.
- Peggy Noonan

A first impulse was never a crime.
- Pierre Corneille

I finally figured out what my crime was.
I lived.
Big mistake.
- Patty Hearst


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