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    criminal Quotes

    I think the people should have a right to boycott whoever they want to boycott without the government making them into criminals and try to protect corporations from people. They should protect people from corporations.
    — Ziggy Marley
    Yes, ISIS is a threat. It's more than a nuisance. It's also in many respects criminal violence. But it isn't, in my view, a central strategic issue facing humanity.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    A friend of ours said if the same laws were applied to U.S. Presidents as were applied to the Nazis after WWII, that every single one of them, every last rich white one of them, from Truman on would be hung to death and shot. And this current administration is no exception. They should be hung and tried and shot as war criminals.
    — Zack de la Rocha
    tags: death  friends  law  war  criminal 
    Yanukovych has changed everything in Ukrainian jails - real criminals have been released, while representatives of the middle class and politically rebellious free-minded people have filled the prisons.
    — Yulia Tymoshenko
    tags: people  real  prison  criminal 
    The old bastions of the post-communist regime collapsed before my very eyes. The monsters who had kept Ukraine in a criminal state left the stage.
    — Yulia Tymoshenko
    tags: eyes  criminal 
    The post-Soviet mafia wove a spider's web of dirty money around the world. Where better to attack it than to start with the Ukrainian criminal heavyweights - the 'family' and its closest circle?
    — Yulia Tymoshenko
    tags: world  money  criminal 
    The soldiers feel that the Police are not serious with the criminal elements and that they are corrupt. The army had to come in and insist that criminals must be punished. It happens in all countries, there is a time when the army assumes the duty of internal security.
    — Yoweri Museveni
    tags: time  corrupt  criminal 
    At night numbers must sleep; it is their duty, just as it is their duty to work in the daytime. Not sleeping at night is a criminal offense.
    — Yevgeny Zamyatin
    tags: work  night  criminal 
    Where is [Ariel] Sharon who, planning to be one of the big heroes of Israel, became one of the killers, criminals, killing our small kids in Sabra and Chatila. Where is Alexander Haig?
    — Yasser Arafat
    tags: hero  kids  criminal 
    I am ready to face the International Criminal Court of Justice at the Hague for prosecution over roles played by me when the war ended
    — Yakubu Gowon
    tags: justice  war  criminal 
    Thus, anybody who follows this nature and gives way its states will be led into quarrels and conflicts, and go against the conventions and rules of society, and will end up a criminal.
    — Xunzi
    I do smoke, but I don't go through all this trouble just because I want to make my drug of choice legal. It's about personal freedom. We should have the right in this country to do what we want, if we don't hurt anybody. Seventy-two million people in this country have smoked pot. Eighteen to 20 million in the last year. These people should not be treated as criminals.
    — Woody Harrelson
    One is a criminal to some people and an artist to others. I can understand that. In a legal sense, I am a convicted criminal.
    — Wolfgang Beltracchi
    tags: people  artist  criminal 
    I never decided to become an art forger. I was aware of my talent at an early age, and I used it foolishly. This developed over the years. In my heart, I don't see myself as a criminal.
    — Wolfgang Beltracchi
    tags: heart  age  talent  year  criminal 
    There's a lot of money in selling marijuana. If you can do it legally, that's good. Why should all the criminals make the money? This is what people are thinking. If it's happening, if it's going to be legal, let's tax it and regulate it, like we do with everything else and make some money off this. I think that's one reason why people are talking this a little more seriously.
    — Willie Nelson
    tags: people  thinking  money  tax  criminal 
    Its guilt therefore in these cases, is not to be measure by its effects on the happiness of mankind; nor is it to be denominated true or false glory, accordingly as the ends to which it is directed are beneficial or mischievous, just or unjust objects of pursuit; but it is false, because it exalts that which ought to be abased, and criminal, because it encroaches on the prerogative of God.
    — William Wilberforce
    tags: happiness  true  guilt  god  criminal 
    You know in fairness Gary [Johnson] and I have not agreed on a number of substantive issues in this campaign, tax policy, we've had some influence on each other, I think I've had some influence on him, on constructive engagement around the world, he's had some influence on me in criminal justice reform issues.
    — William Weld
    I`m a member of Societies of Former World Leaders. And I`ve always been sort of in favor of constructive engagement around the world. And Gary Johnson has influenced me on criminal justice reform. I think I had some influence in discussions with him about the approach to international affairs.
    — William Weld
    Most criminals are not born; they are made.... What the State really punishes in a criminal is often its own neglect, its own failure to do its duty to the citizen.
    — William Randolph Hearst
    Doing crime films...maybe it's to some extent a matter of taste. Certainly my first novel had a criminal element and was about the similarity of criminals and artists. Pretextually, it was sort of a money bag thriller. But it was aggressively not what it seemed to be. It was kind of Duchamps.
    — William Monahan
    A criminal has a kind of freedom by definition that the ordinary citizen doesn't have. The criminal's able to realize himself in ways not available to the general population, if you want to put it that way. They're interesting and unpredictable. Characters always have to break some sort of bound or other to be interesting. It also helps if they're paradoxical.
    — William Monahan
    Criminals are opportunists. If you've got a booming market, they're going to get away with more fraud.
    — William Matthews
    tags: criminal 
    Our immigration policy is focussed in four areas: First, strengthening border control; second, protecting American jobs by enforcing laws against illegal immigrants at the workplace; third, deporting criminal and deportable aliens; fourth, giving assistance to states who need it, and denying illegal aliens benefits for public services or welfare.
    — William J. Clinton
    ...Nixon's subversion [of the consititution] consisted of: One presidental lie; one invocation of presidental privilege, and zero criminal offences.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: criminal 
    The people of Britain want a Home Secretary who will give them back their streets. They want a Home Secretary who will speak up for the victim, not the criminal.
    — William Hague
    tags: people  victim  criminal 
    The criminal law needs to be improved to meet new forms of crime, but to denounce financial devices which are useful and legitimate because use is made of them for fraud, is ridiculous and unworthy of the age in which we live.
    — William Graham Sumner
    tags: crimes  live  law  age  financial  criminal 
    There is a thin line between the policeman and the criminal. The best cops are always crossed. The best cops are the ones who are able to think like criminals. But for a quirk of fate, they might have been criminals.
    — William Friedkin
    tags: fate  criminal 
    The deviant that does not observe the trivial uses of the language is a poet, a deviant who violates the banal customs of society is a criminal.
    — William C. Brown
    No outward doors of a man's house can in general be broken open to execute any civil process; though in criminal cases the public safety supersedes the private.
    — William Blackstone
    tags: broken  criminal 
    I only did my duty to my country when I tried to oppose the criminal folly of Hitler.
    — Wilhelm Canaris
    tags: criminal 
    I don't like perpetuating the stereotype of black males being drug dealers, and criminals.
    — Wesley Snipes
    tags: drugs  black  criminal 
    Of course, as a German, I wouldn't like to tell the American people how to handle their criminal justice.
    — Werner Herzog
    If I had a picture of two handcuffed criminals being booked, I would cut the picture in half and get five bucks for each.
    — Weegee
    tags: criminal 
    We think it's reasonable to provide mandatory instant criminal background checks for every sale at every gun show. No loopholes anywhere for anyone.
    — Wayne LaPierre
    tags: criminal 
    For someone attacked by criminals to be victimized a second time by a second-guessing legal system is wrong.
    — Wayne LaPierre
    tags: time  wrong  criminal 
    You have no ability, if you're a financial institution and you're threatened with criminal prosecution, you have no ability to negotiate.
    — Warren Buffett
    Female genital mutilation targets little girls, baby girls - fragile angels who are helpless, who cannot fight back. It's a crime against a child, a crime against humanity. It's abuse. It's absolutely criminal and we have to stop it.
    — Waris Dirie
    white criminals commit the biggest crimes.a brother might rob a bank. a white man will rob a pension fund. the brother is going to get ten to fifteen years because he had a gun. the white guy is going to get a congressional hearing because he had a job and a nice suit.
    — Wanda Sykes
    tags: men  job  year  criminal 
    The Chicago mobs... They practiced their own perverted form of "survival of the fittest." Where the strong clawed their way to the top of a criminal empire. And the weak died in a hail of machine gun bullets.
    — Walter Winchell
    tags: strong  machine  criminal 
    I sincerely believe that I have served a criminal. I led my soldiers in good conscience... but for a criminal government.
    — Walter Model
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