„A society gets the criminals it deserves.“

Fonte: Killing the Shadows

Última atualização 3 de Junho de 2021. História

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—  Robert F. Kennedy, livro The Pursuit of Justice

The Pursuit of Justice http://books.google.com/books?id=o3mHAAAAMAAJ&q="Every+society+gets+the+kind+of+criminal+it+deserves+What+is+equally+true+is+that+every+community+gets+the+kind+of+law+enforcement+it+insists+on" pt. 3, "Eradicating Free Enterprise in Organized Crime," (1964)
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Variante: The society that puts equality before freedom will end up with neither. The society that puts freedom before equality will end up with a great measure of both.

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