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George Moscone Quotes and Sayings

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Crime is an overhead you have to pay if you want to live in the city.
- George Moscone

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

 

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

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

Make crime pay.
Become a lawyer.
- Will Rogers

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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

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

Every single person in jail for a violent crime had a nightmare childhood.
- Rob Reiner

In fact, even the perception of a resurgence in crime
can be enough to paralyze business momentum and destroy
the sense of security that a vibrant and progressive city requires.
- Alan Autry

The infectiousness of crime is like that of the plague.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

There is no scandal like rags, nor any crime so shameful as poverty.
- George Farquhar

People must realize that a crime motivated by racial
or ethnic prejudice against one group is a crime against all of us.
- Jose Serrano

Going to trial with a lawyer who considers your whole
life-style a Crime in Progress is not a happy prospect.
- Hunter S. Thompson

Of course, I write crime stories, and I have to describe
violence and the aftermath of violence.
- Jeffery Deaver

It is a crime against the State to be powerful enough to commit one.
- Pierre Corneille

I've been very clear.
I won.
I didn't commit the crime.
- O. J. Simpson

Our family had been shattered, but we now are more united,
and the remains of my family and the majority of my
mother's family are glad to know the truth about a horrible crime.
- Sam Sheppard

Crime and the fear of crime have permeated the fabric of American life.
- Warren E. Burger

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

We are often deterred from crime by the disgrace of others.
- Horace

My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression,
crime, cruelty, soft music.
- Vladimir Nabokov

The crime problem in New York is getting really serious.
The other day the Statue of Liberty had both hands up.
- Jay Leno

The common argument that crime is caused by poverty
is a kind of slander on the poor.
- H. L. Mencken

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

The penalty may be removed, the crime is eternal.
- Ovid

Greatly begin.
Though thou have time, but for a line,
be that sublime.
Not failure, but low aim is crime.
- James Russell Lowell

We cannot lightly allow the perpetrator of a serious
crime to go free simply because that person believed
his actions were reasonable and necessary to prevent some perceived harm.
- Sol Wachtler

Success in crime always invites to worse deeds.
- Edward Coke

The state calls its own violence law,
but that of the individual crime.
- Max Stirner

The accomplice to the crime of corruption is frequently our own indifference.
- Bess Myerson

We are afraid to face the hard questions.
We are willing to tackle drugs, crime,
and public education only if it doesn't cost us any new taxes.
- J. Irwin Miller

One crime has to be concealed by another.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The expansion and sophistication of transnational crime
represents one of the most dangerous threats we confront in the next millennium.
- Rand Beers

Obviously crime pays, or there'd be no crime.
- G. Gordon Liddy

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

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

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

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

There's no worse crime in journalism these days than
simply deciding something's a story because Drudge links to it.
- Chuck Todd

In the last 10 years, in narcotics task forces,
in a number of violent crime task forces,
we've worked very closely together with state and local law enforcement.
- Robert Mueller

Crime stories are, as you know, one of the most popular
forms of entertainment that exist.
If you then try to have something to say...
that I have, of course.
- Steig Larsson

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

Some of the best movies made about crime are those
where the crime solver can get inside the head of the serial killer,
and those are the techniques we use in C.S.I.
- Paul Guilfoyle

Ken Lay has, does and will continue to accept responsibility for the fall of Enron.
He was the man at the controls.
But failure is not a crime.
- Michael Ramsey

The fact that New York continues in the face of all of the chaos,
of the crime, of the madness, you just think that it
would just pop and vanish,
just explode.
- Spalding Gray

The Holocaust was the most evil crime ever committed.
- Stephen Ambrose

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

Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.
- Elizabeth Fry

The worst crime against working people is a company
which fails to operate at a profit.
- Samuel Gompers

The way the terrorist is trained to operate,
especially the suicide terrorists, makes punishment
and the threat of punishment far less valuable to those
who would prevent the crime.
- John Ashcroft

It takes a long, hard effort and sustained determination to reduce crime.
We will stay the course and we are confident that the
numbers will continue to go down.
- Jack Johnson

Crime in full glory consolidates authority by the sacred fear it inspires.
- Emile M. Cioran

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

But from each crime are born bullets that will one
day seek out in you where the heart lies.
- Pablo Neruda

But what sin is to the moralist and crime to the jurist
so to the scientific man is ignorance.
- Frederick Soddy

He told us he was going to take crime out of the streets.
He did.
He took it into the damn White House.
- Ralph Abernathy

Where is the expectation of privacy in the commission of a crime?
- Linda Tripp

Liquor prohibition led to the rise of organized crime in America,
and drug prohibition has led to the rise of the gang problems we have now.
- Drew Carey

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

The unforgivable crime is soft hitting.
Do not hit at all if it can be avoided;
but never hit softly.
- Theodore Roosevelt

People should be allowed to document evidence of criminal wrongdoing.
Where is the expectation of privacy if someone is conspiring to commit crime?
- Linda Tripp

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

What clever man has ever needed to commit a crime?
Crime is the last resort of political half-wits.
- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

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

If movies are causing moral decay, then crime ought to be going up,
but crime is going down.
- Jack Valenti

You wanna get rid of drug crime in this country? Fine,
let's just get rid of all the drug laws.
- Ron Paul

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

The danger that may really threaten (crime fiction)
is that soon there will be more writers than readers.
- Jacques Barzun

If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime.
- Jack Kerouac


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