In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial. (Amend. VI)
It is not the thief who is hanged, but one who was caught stealing.
Much as he is opposed to law – breaking, he is not bigoted about it.
When superficiality is not a virtue, it is worse than a crime.
He that will steal an egg will steal an ox.
Successful and fortunate crime is called virtue.
They who overlook a crime, encourage the commission of another.
It is not easy to steal where the landlord is a thief.
Success consecrates the foulest crimes.
A nation is no better than its charlatans.