Quotation Explorer - 'Thieves'

The TV business is uglier than most things. It is normally perceived as some kind of cruel and shallow money trench through the heart of the journalism industry, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs, for no good reason. - Hunter S. Thompson
Our Beasts and our Thieves and our ChattelsHave weight for good or for ill;But the Poor are only His image,His presence, His word, His will; -And so Lazarus lies at our doorstepAnd Dives neglects him still. - Adelaide Anne Procter
Dirty politicians, corrupt leaders and thieves are sent to the Ugandan parliament and state house by lazy Ugandans who don’t go to vote. - Allan Amanyire
The moon has a face like the clock in the hall;She shines on thieves on the garden wall,On streets and fields and harbour quays,And birdies asleep in the forks of the trees. - Robert Louis Stevenson
Why grab possessions like thieves, or divide them like socialists, when you can ignore them like wise men?
The day is for honest men, the night for thieves. - Euripides
Here is a tragicomic reality of all the regimes: People work hard to feed their thief politicians, their thief kings and thief queens or their thief presidents! And therefore the tragicomic reality of all the times is this: There can exist no thieves without the support of people! - Mehmet Murat ildan
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle; therefore they take boys from one village and another village, stick them into uniforms, equip them with guns, and let them loose like wild beasts against one other. - Thomas Carlyle
Shall I tell you our secret? We are charming thieves who steal hearts and never fail because we are the friends of the One.Blessed is the poem that comes through me but not of me because the sound of my own music will drown the song of Love. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Thieves and liars kill indirectly, unintentionally, and with no other weapon than their tongues and malice. - A.E.H. Veenman
friends are thieves of time - sajjad ali noor
Women are the best thieves you will ever meet; they steal your heart and your last name, but never get to spend the night in jail. - Matshona Dhliwayo
For if you suffer your people to be ill-educated, and their manners to be corrupted from their infancy, and then punish them for those crimes to which their first education disposed them, what else is to be concluded from this, but that you first make thieves and then punish them. - Sir Thomas More
Beauty provoketh thieves sooner than gold. - William Shakespeare
ETHNOLOGY, n. The science that treats of the various tribes of Man, as robbers, thieves, swindlers, dunces, lunatics, idiots and ethnologists. - Ambrose Bierce
In a closed society where everybody's guilty, the only crime is getting caught. In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity. - Hunter S. Thompson
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. - Aesop
In a kingdom of thieves, the ways of an honest man will always be a crime. - Dennis Adonis
The big thieves hang the little ones. - Czech Proverb
ALLIANCE, n. In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third. - Ambrose Bierce
And deep down, she felt like maybe she didn't deserve it-that she belonged with the petty thieves and guys who drank Pabst Blue Ribbon for breakfast - Jennifer McMahon
Many of us crucify ourselves between two thieves - regret for the past and fear of the future. - Fulton Oursler
The more laws and order are made prominent,The more thieves and robbers there will be. - Lao-tzu
The more laws and restrictions there are,The poorer people become....The more rules and regulations,The more thieves and robbers. - Lao Tzu
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