Alibi Quotes

Quotes tagged as "alibi" Showing 1-20 of 20
Dark Jar Tin Zoo
“If you have the woman you love, what more do you need? Well, besides an alibi for the time of her husband’s murder.
Dark Jar Tin Zoo, Love Quotes for the Ages. Specifically Ages 19-91.

Albert Camus
“It is necessary to fall in love – the better to provide an alibi for all the despair we are going to feel anyway.”
Albert Camus

Sue Grafton
“Except for cases that clearly involve a homicidal maniac, the police like to believe murders are committed by those we know and love, and most of the time they're right - a chilling thought when you sit down to dinner with a family of five. All those potential killers passing their plates.”
Sue Grafton, A is for Alibi

Howard Tayler
“Where's your sense of adventure?

It died under mysterious circumstances. My sense of self-preservation found the body, but assures me it has an airtight alibi.
-Captain Tagon & Captain Andreyasn”
Howard Tayler, Resident Mad Scientist

Angelica Hopes
“Honesty whispers, "Don't get pricked by the thorns of lie.”
Angelica Hopes

“Irony serves as an alibi for a fetish.”
Nathaniel Wing, The Limits of Narrative: Essays on Baudelaire, Flaubert, Rimbaud and Mallarme

David Iserson
“The world turned and flung me.”
David Iserson, Firecracker

Lisa Kleypas
“The way I was brought up ‘he needed killing’ is an airtight alibi.”
Lisa Kleypas

Itohan Eghide
“Habitual excuses for inactivity indicates little or no interest in what one ought to have done.”
Itohan Eghide, The Book of Maxims, Poems and Anecdotes

Michael Bassey Johnson
“When people say they're too busy, ask them If they'll have time to die, and see If dead's gonna give a damn.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Angelica Hopes
“Don't ever accuse anyone of being full of pride, undignified and unprofessional when simply they are wise to move away from dishonest schemers.
Dishonesty comprise too of layers of lies simply casted for impressive appearances. There are times too that corrupt hearts have their own confused, modified, self-affirming, pro-self interest business inclined definitions of "professionalism, integrity, dignity and pride.”
Angelica Hopes

Thomas Paine
“Now, if the writers of these four books [Gospels] had gone into a court of justice to prove an alibi, (for it is of the nature of an alibi that is here attempted to be proved, namely, the absence of a dead body by supernatural means,) and had they given their evidence in the same contradictory manner as it is here given, they would have been in danger of having their ears cropt for perjury, and would have justly deserved it. Yet this is the evidence, and these are the books, that have been imposed upon the world as being given by divine inspiration, and as the unchangeable word of God.”
Thomas Paine, The Age of Reason

Michael Bassey Johnson
“Some writers aren't writers, they are mere escapees' and refugees' on an exile from the jungle of thoughts.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Josh Stern
“An alibi is one alliterative consonant short of being a magic carpet”
Josh Stern, And That's Why I'm Single: What Good Is Having A Lucky Horseshoe Up Your Butt When The Horse Is Still Attached?

Kenneth Eade
“An alibi is only as good as its details.”
Kenneth Eade, Paladine

Jincy Willett
“What was the value, really, of an alibi between lovers, friends, or family members? Idea for greeting card: ‘Will You Be My Alibi?”
Jincy Willet, The Writing Class
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Luigina Sgarro
“Unfortunately, love is more often an alibi than a reason.”
Luigina Sgarro

Phillip Andrew Bennett Low
“And then the other guy will look really sheepish, and mumble that, okay, maybe he tried to make a run for it, and maybe he took a drunken swing at the arresting officer, and maybe he made a couple of off-color remarks about law-enforcement professionals, and maybe he’s been hiding from the cops ever since an incident a few years back involving a bleeding hooker, nine pounds of cocaine, and a soiled image of Tipper Gore.”
Phillip Andrew Bennett Low, Indecision Now! A Libertarian Rage

Ngaio Marsh
“If you're going to ask me to provide myself with three nice little alibis," said Hersey, "you may as well know straight away that I can't do it. I seem to remember reading somewhere that that makes me innocent and I'm sure I hope it's true"

"It's in the best tradition of detective fiction, I understand," said Allyen with a smile.”
Ngaio Marsh, Death and the Dancing Footman

Vincent H. O'Neil
“Here's some advice: If you ever have to kill someone, do it alone. No buddy watching your back, no friend with the getaway car, no one swearing you were with them.”
Vincent H. O'Neil, Crime Capsules: Tales of Death, Desire, and Deception