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" Abandoned homes become magnets for vandalism and crime. They drag down the property values of neighboring homes. "
" Abortion isn't a lesser evil, it's a crime. Taking one life to save another, that's what the Mafia does. It's a crime. It's an absolute evil. "
" About 25 years ago, I started out as a reporter covering politics. And that sort of just evolved into organized crime, because organized crime and politics were the same thing in Boston. "
" A crime is like a crack in reality, and it is the author's role to explore those cracks. As a writer, I like to see how they impinge on people. "
" A defendant on trial for a specific crime is entitled to his day in court, not in a stadium or a city or nationwide arena. "
Tom C. Clark
" A first impulse was never a crime. "
" African-Americans have always viewed the protection of black lives as a civil rights issue, whether the threat comes from police officers or street criminals. Far from ignoring the issue of crime by blacks against other blacks, African-American officials and their constituents have been consumed by it. "
James Forman, Jr.
" After all, crime is only a left-handed form of human endeavor. "
" After I outlined 'Catering to Nobody,' I went and worked for a caterer. And the other thing I had to do was to talk to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department about how they investigated a crime. "
Diane Mott Davidson
" A good writer can set a thriller anywhere and make it convincing: the trick is to evoke the setting in such a way that it highlights the crime or unsettles the reader. "
" A jury of my countrymen, it is true, have found me guilty of the crime of which I stood indicted. For this I entertain not the slightest feeling of resentment towards them. "
Thomas Francis Meagher
" A lapse in judgment is not a crime. "
" All I can really say is it's bloodier than hell. In this one I'm going to be much more direct and honest in my description of the actual killings and the crime scene. "
" All is extremely genteel; and there is almost as much repose as in the golden saloons of the contiguous palaces. At any rate, if there be as much vice, there is as little crime. "
" All I've really ever done is write since I was 17, so I don't know anything about anything. For me to do a novel, I have to talk to people who know things. And what keeps me in suspense is that I am a crime aficionado. "
" Almost all crime is due to the repressed desire for aesthetic expression. "
" Almost any fault, sin or crime is considered more leniently if there's a touch of class involved. "
" A lot of crime fiction writing is also lazy. Personality is supposed to be shown by the protagonist's taste in music, or we're told that the hero looks like the young Cary Grant. Film is the medium these writers are looking for. "
" A lot of the stories I write about have an element of mystery. They're crime stories or conspiracy stories or quests. They do have built into them revelations and twists. But the revelations, to me, come from seeing history as it's unfolding, or life as it's unfolding. "
" Although my mother and father were both completely legit, it was all around me, this crime and licentiousness. "
" Alzheimer's is literally killing us, and the only way to fight this 'crime' is through a groundswell of people who continue to raise their voices and funds to ensure it gets the attention it deserves. "
" Among journalists, there is a saying: 'If it bleeds, it leads.' This can result in some serious hustling - and some serious sloppiness - whenever a crime occurs. The public's longing to see and hear salacious details is, basically, endless. "
" An attack upon our ability to tell stories is not just censorship - it is a crime against our nature as human beings. "
" And for any victim of a violent crime, when you actually get to go in and realize and see their faces and know that they can't hurt you any more, there is no feeling like that. It finally frees you from a lot of demons. "
" And it's a crime because the great plays of history, going all the way back to the Greeks, are part of everybody's heritage. It's just like in music, Beethoven or Mozart, that's everybody's heritage. "
" Animals are the main victims of history, and the treatment of domesticated animals in industrial farms is perhaps the worst crime in history. "
Yuval Noah Harari
" Anybody who doesn't know that politics is crime has got a few screws loose. "
" Any movement at all that reduces disease, that reduces overdoses, that reduces property crime, that reduces violent crime, is good. "
" Anyone, any type of story, it doesn't have to be a crime victim, you don't have to let yourself be food for the media. "
" Anyone can be falsely accused of a crime. Everyone accused of a crime deserves a fair trial. "
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