thieves and thievery quotes

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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
season.
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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
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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;
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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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