A Book of Remarkable Criminals
by Henry Brodribb Irving
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2009
Greed, love of pleasure, lust, idleness, anger, hatred, revenge, these are the chief causes of crime. These passions and desires are shared by rich and poor alike, by the educated and uneducated. They are inherent in human nature; the germ is in every man.
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