Quotations that match 'thief'.

The traveller with empty pockets will sing in the thief 's face.
[ Empty Face Pockets Sing Thief Traveller Will]
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.
[ Analogy Artist Did Does How Know Money Much Stealing Stole Thief Took Want Whom Why Work]
What white man can say I never stole his land or a penny of his money? Yet they say that I am a thief.
[ Am His Land Man Money Never Penny Say Stole Thief White Yet]
He who uses the office he owes to the voters wrongfully and against them is a thief.
[ Against Office Owes Them Thief Uses Voters Wrongfully]
Tomorrow is a thief of pleasure.
[ Pleasure Thief Tomorrow]
Many a thief is a better man than many a clergyman, and miles nearer to the gate of the kingdom.
[ Better Clergyman Gate Kingdom Man Many Miles Nearer Than Thief]
A person who steals bread during a famine is not treated as a thief.
[ Bread During Famine Person Steals Thief Treated]
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.
[ Again Against Businessman Carried Citizens Entrepreneur Every First His Law-Abiding Make Makes Now Out Own Policy Thief Which Will Would]
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.
[ Bicycle Commercial Films Glad Life Lose Lost Money Pictures These Thief Way]
Opportunity makes a thief.
[ Makes Opportunity Thief]
Many a man is saved from being a thief by finding everything locked up.
[ Being Everything Finding Locked Man Many Saved Thief Up]
A selfish man is a thief.
[ Man Selfish Thief]
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.
[ Always Attitude Aware Burial Cultural Dead Elements Make Mind More Other Plot Readers Respect Sites Sometimes Start Thief Time Toward Tribes Two Wanted]
I was right not to be afraid of any thief but myself, who will end by leaving me nothing.
[ Afraid Any End Leaving Myself Nothing Right Thief Will]
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.
[ Being Does Even Evil Mean Necessity Out Same Thief]
If war comes upon us, it will come as a thief in the night.
[ Come Comes Night Thief Upon Us War Will]
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.
[ Alleged Cause Distress Elsewhere Endure Fortitude Greater Hardships His Honest Many Miser Money Must Never Passion Seek Than Therefore Thief Want]
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.
[ Administer Against Benefit Either His Interest Money Own Owner Receives Rightful Thief Trust Uses Wishes]
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.
[ Baseball Because Cards Credit Does His Know Less Report She Spends Star Than Theft Thief Wife]
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.
[ Criminal Deny Essential Great Kind Petty Realm Respect Spit Sublime Thief Which Wickedness]
And whether you're an honest man, or whether you're a thief, depends on whose solicitor has given me my brief.
[ Brief Depends Given Honest Man Thief Whether Whose]
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.
[ Accountant Could Jail Judge Keep Killer Law Lawyer Manipulate News Out Paying Reporter Ruin Smart Taxes Thief Unfairly Your]
Hunger makes a thief of any man.
[ Any Hunger Makes Man Thief]
Procrastination is the thief of time.
[ Procrastination Thief Time]
They're mutually incompatible I feel; being a wise thief and a wise father.
[ Being Father Feel Incompatible Mutually Thief Wise]
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.
[ Courage Cross Death Hardened Itself May Other Reproach See Side Sinners Take Therefore Thief Think Will]
A thief believes everybody steals.
[ Believes Everybody Steals Thief]
When a man comes to me and tries to convince me that he is not a thief, then I take care of my coppers.
[ Care Comes Convince Man Take Then Thief Tries]
I don't want to be a thief of my own wallet.
[ Own Thief Wallet Want]
They are shooting The Thief Lord in Venice at the moment.
[ Lord Moment Shooting Thief Venice]
The great thieves lead away the little thief.
[ Away Great Lead Little Thief Thieves]