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Crime and Punishment -- as in: the novel
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  • The elections attract campaign contributions from business interests seeking tort reform or from trial lawyers who want to protect large civil verdicts, but since most voters are unschooled in these areas, the campaigns invariably focus on crime and punishment.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • I was deep into Crime and Punishment, and although my ambitions as a writer had been laid low by the book’s stupefying range and complexity, I had, for several afternoons now, been forging ahead with admiring wonder, much of my amazement having to do simply with Raskolnikov, whose bedeviled and seedy career in St. Petersburg seemed (except for a murder) so closely analogous to mine in Brooklyn.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Another masterly description of how existential choice springs from inner need and despair can be found in Dosfoevsfcy’s great novel Crime and Punishment.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • She had some silly necklaces on and was reading Crime and Punishment, which she had found in a bookshop one street away.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire

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  • THEN one of the judges of the city stood forth and said, Speak to us of Crime and Punishment.
    Kahlil Gibran  --  The Prophet
  • It is the presence of art in Crime and Punishment that moves us deeply rather than the story of Raskolnikov’s crime.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • CRIME AND PUNISHMENT PART I CHAPTER I On an exceptionally hot evening early in July a young man came out of the garret in which he lodged in S. Place and walked slowly, as though in hesitation, towards K. bridge.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • I suppose crime and punishment are things that most thieves keep track of.
    Megan Whalen Turner  --  The Thief
  • I see thy fall Determined, and thy hapless crew involved In this perfidious fraud, contagion spread Both of thy crime and punishment: Henceforth No more be troubled how to quit the yoke Of God’s Messiah; those indulgent laws Will not be now vouchsafed; other decrees Against thee are gone forth without recall; That golden scepter, which thou didst reject, Is now an iron rod to bruise and break Thy disobedience.
    John Milton  --  Paradise Lost
  • Crime and punishment grow out of one stem.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays

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  • A strange and unnatural state in which the lines blur between light and darkness, dusk and dawn, crime and punishment, cruelty and compassion, good and evil.
    Elie Wiesel  --  The Perils of Indifference
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