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Definition: An action or omission which constitutes an offence and is punishable by law. (Especially in the army) charge with or find guilty of an offence.
Number of Quotes: 8

I don't think anybody would argue now that the Internet isn't becoming a major factor in our lives. However, it's very new to us. Newsreaders still feel it is worth a special and rather worrying mention if, for instance, a crime was planned by people over the Internet.
Douglas Adams

For man's greatest crime is to have been born.
Pedro Calderón de la Barca

All punishment is mischief: all punishment in itself is evil.
Jeremy Bentham

Crime isn't a disease, it's a symptom. Cops are like a doctor that gives you aspirin for a brain tumour.
Raymond Chandler

Better build schoolrooms for the boy,
Than cells and gibbets for the man.

Eliza Cook

I just find it absolutely bizarre that we are being lectured by the Americans about giving up our sovereignty and giving up control when the Americans won't even sign up to the international convention on the law of the seas, let alone the International Criminal Court.
Boris Johnson

Society needs to condemn a little more and understand a little less.
John Major

The greatest of evils and the worst of crimes is poverty.
George Bernard Shaw

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