robber barons quotes

- 10 of 21 Results
A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest, and poverty will come upon you like a robber, and want, l ...
London, thou art of townes A per se.
Soveraign of cities, semeliest in sight,
...
We live by our imaginations, by our admirations, by our sentiments. The child walks amid heaps of illusions, which he does not lik ...
But a cultivated man becomes ashamed of his property, out of new respect for his nature. Especially he hates what he has if he see ...
While you have a thing it can be taken from you ... but when you give it, you have given it. No robber can take it from you. It is ...
The ant, who has toiled and dragged a crumb to his nest, will furiously defend the fruit of his labor, against whatever robber ass ...
Time! Joyless emblem of the greed
Of millions, robber of the best
Which earth can give ...
Civilization is drugs, alcohol, engines of war, prostitution, machines and machine slaves, low wages, bad food, bad taste, prisons ...
Death had his grudge against me, and he got up in the way, like an
armed robber, with a pike in his hand.
Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man.
1 2 3 NEXT
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright ©  2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Suggest a Word Help