In reality the world is as full of bad mothers as it is of bad fathers, and it is not the motherless children who become delinquent but the fatherless ones. Louis de Bernieres
One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change a delinquent into a solid citizen. Philip Wylie
The members of such a society consider that the transgression of a religious ordinance should be punished by civil penalties, and that the violation of a civil duty exposes the delinquent to divine correction. Henry James Sumner Maine
All your Western theologies, the whole mythology of them, are based on the concept of God as a senile delinquent. Tennessee Williams
I was, without exaggeration, a delinquent teenager. Clara Hughes