Crime does not pay ... as well as politics.
Alfred E. Newman
Obviously crime pays, or there'd be no crime.
G. Gordon Liddy
Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year and spends very little on office supplies.
Woody Allen (1935 - )
The key is to commit crimes so confusing that police feel too stupid to even write a crime report about them.
Randy K. Milholland, Something Positive Comic, 10-30-03
If crime went down 100%, it would still be 50 times higher than it shoud be.
Councilman John Bowman commenting on the high crime in Washington
We find no evidence that Congress intended to modify the nostrum to read, 'crime does not pay, except for attorney's fees.'
Justice Byron R. White
The head never rules the heart, but just becomes its partner in crime.
If you take out the killings, Washington actually has a very low crime rate.
Marion Barry, Mayor of Washington, D.C.
I haven't committed a crime. What I did was fail to comply with the law.
David Dinkins, mayor of New York City
The solving of almost every crime mystery depends on something which seems, at the first glance, to bear no relation whatever to the original crime.