Quotation Explorer - 'Robbed'

A sparkling house is a fine thing if the children aren't robbed of their luster in keeping it that way.
....it is of the very essence of Christianity to face suffering and death not because they are good, not because they have meaning, but because the resurrection of Jesus has robbed them of their meaning. - Thomas Merton
I want you to know that I have nothing against Orlando, though you are, of course, far more likely to get shot or robbed there than in London. - Boris Johnson
A person who says every person has a right to a decent education may not actually mean people should be robbed to support bad schools or all children should be forced into a prison-like building for 12 years. - Jeffrey Tucker
To live without youis to be robbed of loveand what is life without it?To live without youis death to me, my lovebut some call it life. - Jalaluddin Rumi
We was robbed!
You only have power over people so long as you don't take everything away from them. But when you've robbed a man of everything, he's no longer in your power - he's free again. - Alexander Solzhenitsyn
No one asks poor people if they want war. Nor had anyone asked these poor people if they wanted to die of thirst and exposure on the coastal sea, or if they wanted to be robbed and raped by their own soldiers. - Viet Thanh Nguyen
Women who marry for money and Men who marry for beauty are equally robbed in the end. - Harmon Okinyo
Thirty thousand a year was all right, but dyspepsia and inability to be humanly happy robbed such princely income of all its value. - Jack London
She had lost all our memories for ever, and it was as though by dying she had robbed me of part of myself. I was losing my individuality. It was the first stage of my own death, the memories dropping off like gangrened limbs. - Graham Greene
I am furiously happy. It's not a cure for mental illness...it's a weapon, designed to counter it. It's a way to take back some of the joy that's robbed from you when you're crazy. - Jenny Lawson
Valkyrie, if there was ever a cradle to be robbed ... Gods, just look at him." ...... "Face it, Nat, this is one tiger who will never be jumping through your flaming hoop-- - Kresley Cole
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