thieves and thievery quotes - 30 of
If you meet a thief, you may suspect him, by virtue of your office, to be no true man.
The most peaceable way for you, if you do take a thief, is to let him show himself what he is and steal out of your company.
Time is a very bankrupt and owes more than he's worth to
The robbed that smiles steals something from the thief;
He robs himself that spends a bootless grief.
A man may see how this world goes with no eyes. Look with thine ears;
see how yond justice rails upon yond simple thief. Hark ...
He that is robbed, not wanting what is stolen,
Let him not know't, and he's not robbed at all.
To England will I steal, and there I'll steal.
I do forgive thy robbery, gentle thief,
Although thou steal thee all my poverty; ...
The faults of the burglar are the qualities of the financier: the manners and habits of a duke would cost a city clerk his situati
Mendoza: I am a brigand: I live by robbing the rich. Tanner: I am a gentleman: I live by robbing the poor.
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