Crime Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Crime

#1. As a young citizen of India, armed with technology and love for my nation, I realize, a small aim is a crime. - Author: Abdul Kalam
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#2. Rape is the only crime in which the victim becomes the accused. - Author: Freda Adler
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#3. They took your commandments off the schoolhouse walls, they say it's a crime to pray. - Author: Randy Travis
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#4. You of all people would know people who commit suicide... can't go to the paradise of the stars. Even if you did commit a horrible crime... you have to live! You can't just give up and die! You have to live and atone for your wrongs! - Author: Noriko Ogiwara
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#5. The expansion and sophistication of transnational crime represents one of the most dangerous threats we confront in the next millennium. - Author: Rand Beers
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#6. Why does my action strike them as so horrible? Is it because it was a crime? What is meant by crime? My conscience is at rest. Of course, it was a legal crime, of course, the letter of the law was broken and blood was shed. Well, punish me for the letter of the law ... and that's enough. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#7. Your ghost,' she said, 'Nicholas Nickleby. Do you think he might still be at the crime scene?' 'How should I know?' I said. 'I don't even believe in ghosts. - Author: Ben Aaronovitch
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#8. On a per capita basis, Switzerland has more firearms than just about any other country, and yet it is one of the safest places in the world. In other words, guns do not cause crime. - Author: Steven D. Levitt
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#9. I like crime movies where the crime is so incredible that, attractive as it seems, you don't wanna do it because it's just too dangerous. - Author: Ice-T
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#10. Long ago it had been discovered that without some crime or disorder, Utopia soon became unbearably dull. - Author: Arthur C. Clarke
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#11. The best experiences can't be forced and they come when you least expect it. You don't find misadventure, it finds you. - Author: S.A. Tawks
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#12. Do you charge us with wanting to stop the exploitation of children by their parents? To this crime we plead guilty. - Author: Friedrich Engels
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#13. In a crime story, the details become tremendously important - where the staircase was in relation to the bed, for example. - Author: Bill James
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#14. If you commit a crime, you're guilty. - Author: Rush Limbaugh
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#15. Obsessing on evil is boring. Rousing fear is a hackneyed shtick. Wallowing is despair is a bad habit. Indulging in cynicism is akin to committing a copycat crime. - Author: Rob Brezsny
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#16. What I did in my youth is hundreds of times easier today. Technology breeds crime. - Author: Frank Abagnale
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#17. Yes, one day perhaps the leading intellects of Russia and of Europe will study the psychology of Russian crime, for the subject is worth it. But - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#18. Loyalty it is a pestilential thing in crime. Again and again it obscures the truth. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#19. The Statesman who, knowing his instrument to be ready, and seeing War inevitable, hesitates to strike first is guilty of a crime against his country. - Author: Carl Von Clausewitz
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#20. What quantities evil - the amount of blood spilled the body count, the intentional destruction of innocent masses? Regardless of how evil is defined, there will always be those in power to discriminately judge it and their corrupt policing forces that enforce it. - Author: Mahima Martel
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#21. You see there are people who believe the function of the police is to fight crime,
and that's not true, the function of the police is social control and protection of
property. - Author: Michael Parenti
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#22. I waltzed into the hall with my escort of five screws like some rapper with his well-paid entourage. A fiendish looking, little bastard with blonde hair and a crooked nose came up to me and said, 'Okay, Holland, welcome to Shotts. Welcome to the man-eater! - Author: Stephen Richards
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#23. One of the surprising things I hadn't expected when I decided to write crime fiction is how much you are expected to be out in front of the public. Some writers aren't comfortable with that. I don't have a problem with that. - Author: Kathy Reichs
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#24. We run to place and power over the dead bodies of those who fail and fall; ay, we win the food we eat from out the mouths of starving babes. - Author: H. Rider Haggard
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#25. A king is sometimes obliged to commit crimes; but they are the crimes of his position. - Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
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#26. All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride. - Author: Sophocles
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#27. Maybe I do wanna become a woman, so what is the crime in that? - Author: Tom DeLonge
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#28. Difference of opinion is the one crime which kings never forgive. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#29. Virtue owns a more eternal foe Than Force or Fraud: old Custom, legal Crime, And bloody Faith the foulest birth of Time. - Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
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#30. It is a tragedy of the Germanic world that Jesus was Judaised, distorted, falsified; and an alien Asiatic spirit was forced upon us. That is a crime we must repair. - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#31. I'm not afraid of dying. I'm afraid I'll never get a chance to live! - Author: A.A. Bell
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#32. We can play politics, or we can reduce crime. - Author: Bobby Scott
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#33. I'm responding to the will of the people. - Author: David Mamet
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#34. Life, like that water droplet, is everlasting and imperishable. There is only a transition, never an end ! - Author: Rajib Mukherjee
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#35. He has committed the crime who profits by it. - Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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#36. It was then
and only then that I realised I had really come home. - Author: J.M Shorney
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#37. If we get used to life that is the crime ... - Author: Jean Garrigue
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#38. He [Professor Moriarty] is the Napoleon of crime, Watson. He is the organizer of half that is evil and of nearly all that is undetected in this great city. He is a genius, a philosopher, an abstract thinker. He has a brain of the first order. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#39. I would like to draw your attention to the fact that in Russia, unlike in one third of the world's countries, being gay is not a crime. - Author: Vladimir Putin
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#40. I can't point to any major episodes of sexual discrimination in my early life. But I was so aware of the crime, the shame that there was no use of my mother's ability and energy. - Author: Betty Friedan
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#41. The community does not fight crime well by chasing it; after-the-fact, crime has won and the target of violence is injured or worse. Crime is fought best not by chasing it, but by facing it before it can become a completed act.

Crime is fought best at the scene of the violence. - Author: John Longenecker
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#42. You can lie through your teeth, but your teeth don't lie - Author: Charles Bosworth Jr.
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#43. The one ring, to rule them all'? Sounds very far-fetched to me! - Author: Graham Downs
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#44. There is direct correlation between a society lacking in artistic vision to lack of social conscience, i.e., crime, poverty, and senseless, violent atrocities, materialism. - Author: Vanna Bonta
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#45. Looking back really does make you wonder, but the truth is it doesn't change a thing. - Author: S.A. Tawks
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#46. Happiness lies only in that which excites, and the only thing that excites is crime. - Author: Marquis De Sade
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#47. Dear God, please help me to be the kind of person who my dogs think I am. - Author: Jerrie Brock
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#48. I'm so single. It's funny. I'm usually a relationship girl. I love being in love and having a partner in crime. But it's good to be your own partner in crime. God, that makes me sound like I have multiple-personality disorder. - Author: Brittany Snow
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#49. The answer to crime is not gun control, it is law enforcement and self-control. - Author: Alan Keyes
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#50. There is a fascination about crime, which is understandable, but hardly anyone talks about the families of victims of violent crime and the devastation that is beyond the victim alone. - Author: Werner Herzog
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#51. Black-on black crime' is jargon, violence on language, which vanishes the men who engineered the covenants, who fixed the loans, who planned the projects, who built the streets and sold red ink by the barrel. - Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates
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#52. The old joke is that psychiatrists are doctors who can't stand the sight of blood. Maybe they can't stand it, but if they work where I work, they damn well better get used to it.
At least surgeons and prizefighters get to wear gloves - Author: Mike Bartos
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#53. The costs can't be borne by smaller counties particularly, so if the crime occurs in a large county you might be charged with the death penalty, in a smaller county you're not. That raises some significant questions about fairness. - Author: Greg Zoeller
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#54. I love all kinds of movies. I'd especially like to make some, you know, violent crime drama. - Author: Rob Zombie
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#55. 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. - Author: W. H. Auden
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#56. If we accept a mere tenth of what animal-rights activists are claiming, then modern industrial agriculture might well be the greatest crime in history. When - Author: Yuval Noah Harari
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#57. Crime is common. Logic is rare. Therefore it is upon the logic rather than upon the crime that you should dwell. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#58. When a filmmaker does not make films, it is as if he is jailed. Even when he is freed from the small jail, he finds himself wandering in a larger jail. The main question is: why should it be a crime to make a movie? A finished film, well, it can get banned but not the director. - Author: Jafar Panahi
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#59. I tend to listen to music more than I read. I need to get into reading a bit more. The stuff I tend to read is usually non-fiction books more than fiction, but I've been trying to power my way through Dostoevsky's 'Crime and Punishment,' and I do enjoy it. - Author: Isaac Hempstead-Wright
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#60. I'm good with a grill. I like to make cheeseburgers - I once read in a David Goodis crime novel that you're only supposed to flip a burger once. - Author: Noah Baumbach
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#61. The State practices "violence," the individual must not do so. The state's behavior is violence, and it calls its violence "law"; that of the individual, "crime". - Author: Max Stirner
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#62. I think war is a crime. If you don't believe me, ask the infantry, ask the dead. - Author: Michael McCormick
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#63. The only other person attending who was close to her age was Father St. Laurent, a devastatingly good-looking Roman Catholic priest who made the RC's vows of celibacy seem like a crime against the human gene pool. - Author: Julia Spencer-Fleming
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#64. Flowers are fragile and ephemeral ... Even if you meant to protect them with a surrounding fence from wind and rain, they would die without sunlight ... and a spindly fence has no power against a strong wind. - Haibara Ai - Author: Gosho Aoyama
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#65. There is a heroism in crime as well as in virtue. Vice and infamy have their altars and their religion. - Author: William Hazlitt
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#66. When I set out to write crime fiction, I didn't think to myself, 'I'm going to model myself on Agatha Christie' or 'I am going to be a crime writer in the Christie tradition'. - Author: Sophie Hannah
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#67. The time will come when all people will view with horror light way in which society and its courts of law now take human life; and when that time comes, the way will be clear to device some better method of dealing with poverty and ignorance and their frequent byproducts, which we call crime. - Author: Clarence Darrow
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#68. The most tyrannical of governments are those which make crimes of opinions, for everyone has an inalienable right to his thoughts. - Author: Baruch Spinoza
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#69. been bored is not a crime but one must have someting to do for a living - Author: Zee
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#70. Then our crime's worse than a murderer's. His act puts him outside the law, but keeps the law intact. Ours would weaken the law. - Author: Walter Van Tilburg Clark
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#71. Prisons are universities of crime, maintained by the state. - Author: Pyotr Kropotkin
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#72. I was so incensed that I was oblivious to all as I ran over broken glass, holding a five-foot weightlifting bar. The glass tore the soles of my feet as I chased the gang's car up the street. I remember breathing heavily as I cursed failing to catch my enemies. - Author: Stephen Richards
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#73. Crime requires further crime to conceal it. - Author: Seneca The Younger
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#74. Before crime is committed conscience must be corrupted, and every bad man who succeeds in reaching a high point of wickedness begins with this. - Author: Henri Frederic Amiel
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#75. HIM: I should have known better than to fall for a scientist. Your idea of a Valentine's heart probably has an aorta. HER: Is it a crime to be biologically relevant? She - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#76. Every measurement of where you have more public confidence in creating jobs, American prosperity, controlling crime, health care, providing education, all of these standards, Bill Clinton has considerably high marks. The sole exception is on protecting taxes, which is initially his attack. - Author: Mark Shields
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#77. That someone would want another human being to suffer, or would even tolerate the idea, for committing no crime at all but being reasonable, is truly frightening. A religion that breeds such people is a genuine plague upon the earth. - Author: Richard Carrier
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#78. If you want a better answer, krasivyy, ask a better question. - Koldan Vasin - Author: Bethany-Kris
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#79. Crime is contagious ... if the government becomes a lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for the law. - Author: Louis D. Brandeis
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#80. A 1990 study by the (liberal) Progressive Policy Institute showed that, after controlling for single motherhood, the difference in black and white crime rates disappeared. - Author: Ann Coulter
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#81. It's not a crime to get drunk. - Author: Joe Bob Briggs
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#82. I had wanted to write English crime novels based on the American hard-boiled style, and for the first two novels about Brixton, the critics didn't actually know I was Irish. - Author: Ken Bruen
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#83. Human trafficking is a scourge, a crime against the whole of humanity. It is time to join forces and work together to free its victims and to eradicate this crime that affects all of us, from individual families to the worldwide community. - Author: Pope Francis
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#84. The judge said I was a menace to society because I had put crime on a scientific basis. - Author: Gregory Corso
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#85. Motives are better than actions. Men drift into crime. Of evil they do more than they contemplate, and of good they contemplate more than they do. - Author: Christian Nestell Bovee
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#86. I'm a true-crime addict. It's not something I'm particularly proud of, but I can't stop. - Author: Gillian Flynn
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#87. For instance, why are we terrorizing this country, leading with murder and mayhem, when crime is actually on the decline, as somebody, as somebody mentioned? - Author: Christiane Amanpour
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#88. I've spent a lot of time in the United States and I'm not under any illusions that it's a crime-free nirvana. I'm well aware it has plenty of problems, though they seem to be associated with particular areas. - Author: Gary Numan
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#89. To see one's name in print! Some people commit a crime for no other reason. - Author: Gustave Flaubert
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#90. One could reasonably argue that the Turkish pogrom against the Armenians during World War I qualifies as a crime against humanity, as does the United States' ethnic cleansing of Native Americans. - Author: Sebastian Junger
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#91. When backed into a corner, a victim has two options: he can lie down and die, or, he can fight regardless of the odds. - Author: Marc Schiller
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#92. The unforgivable crime is soft hitting. Do not hit at all if it can be avoided, but NEVER hit softly. - Author: Theodore Roosevelt
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#93. Crime fiction makes money. It may be harder for writers to get published, but crime is doing better than most of what we like to call CanLit. It's elementary, plot-driven, character-rich story-telling at its best. - Author: Linwood Barclay
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#94. Ah, relationships. If he was lucky, Luke thought, he would never have another one. - Author: Poppy Z. Brite
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#95. Every portal coming into this country is being attacked by those who would harvest information, both national security secrets and just the common information of private individuals and private individuals. That crime is going on, every day, on a single entity known as the Internet. - Author: Darrell Issa
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#96. Ever since the '70s, Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo were the godfathers of Scandinavian crime. They broke the crime novel in Scandinavia from the kiosks and into the serious bookstores. - Author: Jo Nesbo
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#97. Like a submarine ejecting ballast, he bobbed to the surface as another sense pulled his eyelids all the way open like roller blinds in the old cartoons. - Author: Andrew Barrett
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#98. No man will revel long in the indulgence of crime. - Author: Decimius Magnus Ausonius
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#99. Over the years, many in the public have become numb to news of financial corruption, partly because too many of these stories involve banker-on-banker crime. - Author: Matt Taibbi
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#100. The nature of the criminal justice system has changed. It is no longer primarily concerned with the prevention and punishment of crime, but rather with the management and control of the dispossessed. - Author: Michelle Alexander
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