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All novels are about crime. You'd be hard pressed to find any novel that does not have an element of crime. I don't see myself as a crime novelist, but there are crimes in my books. That's the nature of storytelling, if you want to reflect the real world.
In addition, to punishing sexual offenders and protecting our children, we must also provide services, resources and counseling to the people who are victims of these horrible crimes.
Saddam has committed many crimes against humanity and against his own people.
People who commit crimes should be responsible for those crimes. It doesn't matter whether they're priests or ministers or atheists.
I've been a police officer for over 20 years, and I've investigated murders and all kinds of different crimes.
I sincerely believe that if Bush and Cheney recognized the full humanity of other people's mothers around the world, they wouldn't commit the crimes they commit.
Today more Americans are imprisoned for drug offenses than for property crimes.
Nations sometimes flourish by denying the crimes that brought them into being. Only when the original invasion, occupation, extermination or usurpation has been safely thrust into the political unconscious can sovereignty feel secure.
Saddam Hussein has been brutal against his people, but when he was committing those crimes, the international community did not come to the rescue of the Iraqis.
Crimes, like virtues, are their own rewards.
Crimes of Passion, which is one of the best films I've done, will live strongly in my resume, even though it didn't do well.
But the single overwhelming reason why jails are bursting is longer sentences given for more crimes.
Civilization is built on a number of ultimate principles... respect for human life, the punishment of crimes against property and persons, the equality of all good citizens before the law... or, in a word justice.
There are actually times when there are crimes out there in the world and I find myself trying to figure it out and I ask myself, what am I doing?
We've committed many war crimes in Vietnam - but I'll tell you something interesting about that. We were committing war crimes in World War II, before the Nuremberg trials were held and the principle of war crimes was stated.
The concept of war crimes is an American invention.
'Getting smart on crime' does not mean reducing sentences or punishments for crimes.
I strongly believe that for serious and violent criminals, we must absolutely hold them accountable for their crimes and send them to prison.
Sometimes it can feel like the whole globe is spinning with irredeemable losses, capricious natural disasters and crimes so outrageously evil they dismantle any attempt to solve or explain them.
The NATO forces will, to the extent that they have capacity, assist the war crimes tribunal.
The United States has done more for the war crimes tribunal than any other country in the world. We're turning over all the information we have, including intelligence information.
It may be impossible to have a revolution without crimes but that does not make revolution a crime.
Crime fiction is the fiction of social history. Societies get the crimes they deserve.
Amin is the shame of the whole world. The fact that he managed to rule so long and commit so many crimes was only possible thanks to the hypocrisy of the East and the West who were waging the Cold War for world domination.
Undoubtedly there are, in connection with each of these things, cases of fraud, swindling, and other financial crimes; that is to say, the greed and selfishness of men are perpetual.
William Graham Sumner
There have been high crimes and misdemeanors, but they have been committed by the special prosecutor and the Congress, not the president.
Historically, terrorism falls in a category different from crimes that concern a criminal court judge.
No, the people standing before Christ and Pilate during the judgment scene do not condemn an entire race for the death of Christ anymore than the actions of Mussolini condemn all Italians, or the heinous crimes of Stalin condemn all Russians.
I spent 10 years as a marketing manager. I've found my experience in the financial world invaluable background for writing about white-collar crimes.
Among our many crimes as an imperialistic exploiter of other nations' cultures, stealing their movies ranks lower than selling them cigarettes but higher than killing their game. If you've seen big stupid American versions of France's 'Three Men and a Cradle' or, recently, Japan's 'Shall We Dance?,' you can only mutter: 'Guilty, guilty, guilty.'
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