Quotations that match 'thief'.

That is why the analogy of stealing does not work. With a thief, we want to know how much money he stole, and from whom. With the artist it is not how much he took and from whom, but what he did with it. Lukas Foss
[ Analogy Artist Did Does How Know Money Much Stealing Stole Thief Took Want Whom Why Work]
Procrastination is the thief of time. Edward Young
[ Procrastination Thief Time]
When a man comes to me and tries to convince me that he is not a thief, then I take care of my coppers. Ernestine L. Rose
[ Care Comes Convince Man Take Then Thief Tries]
I've lost all my money on these films. They are not commercial. But I'm glad to lose it this way. To have for a souvenir of my life pictures like Umberto D. and The Bicycle Thief. Vittorio De Sica
[ Bicycle Commercial Films Glad Life Lose Lost Money Pictures These Thief Way]
Want of money and the distress of a thief can never be alleged as the cause of his thieving, for many honest people endure greater hardships with fortitude. We must therefore seek the cause elsewhere than in want of money, for that is the miser's passion, not the thief s. William Blake
[ Alleged Cause Distress Elsewhere Endure Fortitude Greater Hardships His Honest Many Miser Money Must Never Passion Seek Than Therefore Thief Want]
Many a man is saved from being a thief by finding everything locked up. Edgar Watson Howe
[ Being Everything Finding Locked Man Many Saved Thief Up]
And whether you're an honest man, or whether you're a thief, depends on whose solicitor has given me my brief. Benjamin Franklin
[ Brief Depends Given Honest Man Thief Whether Whose]
I was right not to be afraid of any thief but myself, who will end by leaving me nothing. Katherine Anne Porter
[ Afraid Any End Leaving Myself Nothing Right Thief Will]
They are shooting The Thief Lord in Venice at the moment. Cornelia Funke
[ Lord Moment Shooting Thief Venice]
If war comes upon us, it will come as a thief in the night. Eamon de Valera
[ Come Comes Night Thief Upon Us War Will]
I don't want to be a thief of my own wallet. Johan Cruijff
[ Own Thief Wallet Want]
A person who steals bread during a famine is not treated as a thief. Cat Stevens
[ Bread During Famine Person Steals Thief Treated]
Opportunity makes a thief. Francis Bacon
[ Makes Opportunity Thief]
Hunger makes a thief of any man. Pearl S. Buck
[ Any Hunger Makes Man Thief]
A selfish man is a thief. Jose Marti
[ Man Selfish Thief]
If there is one realm in which it is essential to be sublime, it is in wickedness. You spit on a petty thief, but you can't deny a kind of respect for the great criminal. Denis Diderot
[ Criminal Deny Essential Great Kind Petty Realm Respect Spit Sublime Thief Which Wickedness]
Tomorrow is a thief of pleasure. Rex Harrison
[ Pleasure Thief Tomorrow]
I know a baseball star who wouldn't report the theft of his wife's credit cards because the thief spends less than she does. Joe Garagiola
[ Baseball Because Cards Credit Does His Know Less Report She Spends Star Than Theft Thief Wife]
A thief believes everybody steals. Edward W. Howe
[ Believes Everybody Steals Thief]
The great thieves lead away the little thief. Diogenes
[ Away Great Lead Little Thief Thieves]
What white man can say I never stole his land or a penny of his money? Yet they say that I am a thief. Sitting Bull
[ Am His Land Man Money Never Penny Say Stole Thief White Yet]
I always have one or two, sometimes more, Navajo or other tribes' cultural elements in mind when I start a plot. In Thief of Time, I wanted to make readers aware of Navajo attitude toward the dead, respect for burial sites. Tony Hillerman
[ Always Attitude Aware Burial Cultural Dead Elements Make Mind More Other Plot Readers Respect Sites Sometimes Start Thief Time Toward Tribes Two Wanted]
Being a hooker does not mean being evil. The same with a pick-pocket, or even a thief. You do what you do out of necessity. Samuel Fuller
[ Being Does Even Evil Mean Necessity Out Same Thief]
He who uses the office he owes to the voters wrongfully and against them is a thief. Jose Marti
[ Against Office Owes Them Thief Uses Voters Wrongfully]
Many a thief is a better man than many a clergyman, and miles nearer to the gate of the kingdom. George MacDonald
[ Better Clergyman Gate Kingdom Man Many Miles Nearer Than Thief]
The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief 's face. Juvenal
[ Empty Face Pockets Sing Thief Traveller Will]
Therefore, don't let sinners take courage to think they will be favoured like the thief on the cross; for we see on the other side, they may be like the hardened one, and reproach death itself. Elias Hicks
[ Courage Cross Death Hardened Itself May Other Reproach See Side Sinners Take Therefore Thief Think Will]
They're mutually incompatible I feel; being a wise thief and a wise father. Andre Braugher
[ Being Father Feel Incompatible Mutually Thief Wise]
If you can manipulate news, a judge can manipulate the law. A smart lawyer can keep a killer out of jail, a smart accountant can keep a thief from paying taxes, a smart reporter could ruin your reputation- unfairly. Mario Cuomo
[ Accountant Could Jail Judge Keep Killer Law Lawyer Manipulate News Out Paying Reporter Ruin Smart Taxes Thief Unfairly Your]
First of all I would make about 80% of the people law-abiding citizens again. The policy which is carried out now makes every entrepreneur and businessman a thief against his own will. Aleksandr Lebed
[ Again Against Businessman Carried Citizens Entrepreneur Every First His Law-Abiding Make Makes Now Out Own Policy Thief Which Will Would]
He who receives money in trust to administer for the benefit of its owner, and uses it either for his own interest or against the wishes of its rightful owner, is a thief. Jose Marti
[ Administer Against Benefit Either His Interest Money Own Owner Receives Rightful Thief Trust Uses Wishes]