What is partner in crime?

Famous quotes containing the words partner and/or crime:

    Do you rumba? Well, take a rumba from one to ten!
    S.J. Perelman, U.S. screenwriter, Arthur Sheekman, Will Johnstone, and Norman Z. McLeod. Groucho Marx, Monkey Business, proposition to his dance partner (1931)

    It does make a big difference, it is why Robin Hood lives,
    crime if you know the reason if you know the motive
    if you can understand the character if it is not a
    normal one is not interesting a crime in itself is
    not interesting it is only there and when it is there
    everybody has to take notice of it. It is important
    in that way but in every other way it is not
    important.
    Gertrude Stein (1874–1946)