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One to destroy is murder by the law, And gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe; To murder thousands takes a specious name, Wars glorious art, and gives immortal fame. (Quote by - Edward Young)

John Brown was tried for treason, murder, and inciting slaves to insurrection. (Quote by - John Sergeant Wise)

The cops picked me up for attempted murder. I can still see the detectives, licking their chops. Thought they had me. Two weeks later, the cat came out of a coma and told the truth. I was innocent. (Quote by - Barry White)

Nor is there any law more just, than that he who has plotted death shall perish by his own plot. (Quote by - Publius Ovidius Naso)

A murderer is regarded by the conventional world as something almost monstrous, but a murderer to himself is only an ordinary man. It is only if the murderer is a good man that he can be regarded as monstrous. (Quote by - Graham Greene)

So let us call genocide, genocide. Let us not minimize the deliberate murder of 1.5 million people. Let us have a moral victory that can shine as a light to all nations. (Quote by - Adam Schiff)

Twilight is about getting older and relationships - not about a murder mystery. Its about love when you reach a certain age; nothing is in primary colors. (Quote by - Robert Benton)

It is a question whether, when we break a murderer on the wheel, we do not fall into the error a child makes when it hits the chair it has bumped into. (Quote by - Georg C. Lichtenberg)

Any government that supports, protects or harbours terrorists is complicit in the murder of the innocent and equally guilty of terrorist crimes. (Quote by - George W. Bush)

Society can overlook murder, adultery or swindling; it never forgives preaching of a new gospel. (Quote by - Edmund Burke)

I have also seen it stated that Capital punishment is murder in its worst form. I should like to know upon what principle of human society these assertions are based and justified. (Quote by - Benjamin Tucker)

When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Over the years you encounter just about every kind of crime. It doesnt harden you, but you become capable of reporting on just about anything human beings can do. However, any time were dealing with the murder of a child it is always difficult. (Quote by - Catherine Crier)

What the detective story is about is not murder but the restoration of order (Quote by - P D James)

The very emphasis of the commandment: Thou shalt not kill, makes it certain that we are descended from an endlessly long chain of generations of murderers, whose love of murder was in their blood as it is perhaps also in ours. (Quote by - Sigmund Freud)

Civilizations die from suicide, not by murder. (Quote by - Arnold J. Toynbee)

Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. (Quote by - George Orwell)

Murders are exciting and lift people into a heart-beating awe as religion is supposed to do, after seeing one in the street young couples will go back to bed and make love, people will cross themselves and thank God for the gift of their stuporous lives, old folks will talk to each other over cups of hot water with lemon because murders are enlivened sermons to be analyzed and considered and relished, they speak to the timid of the dangers of rebellion, murders are perceived as momentary descents of God and so provide joy and hope and righteous satisfaction to parishioners, who will talk about them for years afterward to anyone who will listen. (Quote by - E. L. Doctorow)

Absolutism tempered by assassination. (Quote by - Count Ernest F.N. von Munster)

War means blind obedience, unthinking stupidity, brutish callousness, wanton destruction, and irresponsible murder. (Quote by - Alexander Berkman)

Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest. (Quote by - W. H. Auden)

Democratic societies can no longer give religious fanatics a free hand to abuse and murder non believers. Such action betrays contempt for the basic human rights which animate any democracy with meaning. (Quote by - Armstrong Williams)

Every murder turns on a bright hot light, and a lot of people have to walk out of the shadows. (Quote by - Mark Hellinger)

Those children who are beaten will in turn give beatings, those who are intimidated will be intimidating, those who are humiliated will impose humiliation, and those whose souls are murdered will murder. (Quote by - Alice Miller)

Its frightening how easy it is to commit murder in America. Just a drink too much. I can see myself doing it. In England, one feels all the social restraints holding one back. But here, anything can happen. (Quote by - W H Auden)

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