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"Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. ..." - Howard Aiken

"Do' worry about people stealing your ideas. ..." - Howard Aiken

"Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. ..." - Howard Aiken

"Holding back is so close to stealing." - Neil Young

"We have always been shameless about stealing great ideas." - Steve Jobs

"They're singing your praises while stealing your phrases." - Charles Mingus

"Don't worry about people stealing your design work. Worry about the day they stop." - Jeffrey Zeldman

"Think about world peace; while you're doing that I'll be over here stealing your stuff." - Jack Handey

"A lot of pop music is about stealing pocket money from children." - Ian Anderson

"Stealing, you'll go far in life. Actually, there is something funny about getting away with it." - Mike Judge

"Government is about stealing and nothing else. That's all it's ever been about. That's all it'll ever be about." - L Neil Smith

"Stealing music is not right, and I can understand people being very upset about their intellectual property being stolen." - Steve Jobs

"Picasso had a saying - 'good artists copy, great artists steal' - and we have always been shameless about stealing great ideas." - Walter Isaacson

"Don't worry about people stealing an idea. If it's original, you will have to ram it down their throats." - Howard Aiken

"Prisoner, God has given you good abilities, instead of which you go about the country stealing ducks." - William Arabin

"Stealing to eat ai' criminal-stealing to be rich is." - Andrew Vachss

"Stealing to eat ain't criminal-stealing to be rich is." - Andrew Vachss

"Honestly, I love stealing things." - Creed Bratton

"At about the age of ten, my friends and I discovered the joys of sitting in graveyards drinking merrydown cider and kissing and stealing our elder siblings' records." - Beth Orton

"Not that I was worried about anyone stealing my car. I once had a car thief offer to get me something better for a sweetheart rate." - Jim Butcher

"My aunts lived on liquor and seldom felt like eating much. I don't know what's wrong about a kid stealing when he's hungry." - Ethel Waters

"I've often thought that my scruples about stealing books were the only thing that stood in the way of my being a really great scholar." - Malcolm Bradbury

"Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats." - Howard Aiken

"Your great country is wonderful at stealing pieces of history and using it for its own purposes, so there didn't seem to be anything particularly unusual about it but the English were incredibly exercised about it." - Michael Apted

"One thing I was thinking about is that they probably get their come-uppance about the same percentage that people in real life do. Basically, stealing for all practical purposes might as well be legal in New York." - Mike Judge

"Lying and stealing are next door neighbors." - Proverbs

"I've been stealing scenes all my life." - Mickey Rooney

"Lying, stealing, and cheating are commonplace." - Joseph B Wirthlin

"In Iraq, four American soldiers have been arrested and charged with stealing a million dollars cash. After hearing about it the Fox network announced plans for a new reality show called 'GI Joe Millionaire.'" - Conan O'Brien

"How about this?' Simmon asked me. "Which is worse, stealing a pie or killing Ambrose?" I gave it a moment's hard thought. "A meat pie, or a fruit pie?" - Patrick Rothfuss

"I think it's kinda funny that all these rappers that used to be gangsters and thugs are telling us not to download their music from the internet, because that's stealing. Wow talk about ironic." - Daniel Tosh

"There's no bus'ness like show bus'ness, Like no bus'ness I know. Ev'rything about it is appealing, Ev'rything the traffic will allow. Nowhere could you get that happy feeling When you are stealing that extra bow." - Irving Berlin

"You wonder about her crime. She was condemned to death for stealing clothes from her employer, from the wife of her employer. She wished to make herself more beautiful. This desire in servants was not legal." - Margaret Atwood

"Stealing a man's wife, that's nothing, but stealing his car, that's larceny." - James M Cain

"In order to function and pay our bills and our taxes and feed our families and stuff, musicians have to make a living. It's not about being a millionaire. It's about being able to survive. When there are people constantly stealing from you, it's quite frustrating. It's a matter of changing the public's option about doing it." - Matt Snell

"Stealing has always been a way of redistributing wealth." - John Conyers

"Linking without permission is stealing. Period, end of story." - Mark Cuban

"There is no corruption but mere stealing in Nigeria" - Goodluck Jonathan

"Wasting food is like stealing from the poor." - Pope Francis

"Copying one person is stealing. Copying ten is research." - Chet Atkins

"Stealing is OK as long as it's done well." - Richard Garriott

"Stealing from one author is plagiarism; from many authors, research." - Walter Moers

"They're stealing my ideas. They're imitating my shots." - David O Selznick

"Power is every stealing from the many to the few." - Wendell Phillips

"No people is fully civilized where a distinction is drawn between stealing an office and stealing a purse." - Theodore Roosevelt

"Stealing is stealing, whether you use a computer command or a crowbar, and whether you take documents, data or dollars." - Carmen Ortiz

"No people is wholly civilized where a distinction is drawn between stealing an office and stealing a purse." - Theodore Roosevelt

"Stealing is stealing. I don't care if it's on the Internet or you're breaking into a warehouse somewhere - it's theft." - Patrick Leahy

"We don't usually think of what we eat as a matter of ethics. Stealing, lying, hurting people - these acts are obviously relevant to our moral character. In ancient Greece and Rome, ethical choices about food were considered at least as significant as ethical choices about sex." - Peter Singer

"Since Hillary Clinton won the popular vote, why are they complaining about the Russians hacking the election? I mean, Hillary wins the popular vote, what more can a hacker do than get you the majority of the popular vote? But yet they're running around complaining about the hackers and they're blaming the Russians for stealing the election." - Rush Limbaugh

"I love being photographed, or I should say I love the art of photography. It's about people taking photographs of you, stealing them, and then presuming or assuming or captioning. Words can never be taken back, photographs can never be taken back, nothing can ever be taken back." - Madonna Ciccone

"He caught me stealing his golden phoenix.' Tithonus closed his eyes briefly. 'Good grief!' He opened them again. 'I was half hoping it wasn't true. Have you any idea of the implications?' 'He was mistreating it!' Pyrgus protested. 'Of course he was mistreating it. This is Black Hairstreak we're talking about. He mistreats his own mother. I don't suppose you stole her as well?" - Herbie Brennan

"Martin, Dave, and I get together and rough out a few songs and put them on cassettes for some reference...With the actual music, I'm not interested in objectivity, quite the opposite. I want a solely and totally subjective experience...A lot of pop music is about stealing pocket money from children." - Ian Anderson

"Dan," she said. "I'm worried about him. It's not right that a thirteen-year-old knows as much as he does bout stealing things." " You're right," Jake said. "He should have been at least sixteen like you before he became part of an international crime ring." - Roland Smith

"Before I was drafted by the Red Sox, I really didn't know that much about them, but in talking to people, they said they weren't known for stealing a lot of bases. It's nice coming to an organization that doesn't necessarily use the run game and still have them give me the green light to steal and use my speed." - Jacoby Ellsbury

"But me they'll lash me in hammock, drop me deep. Fathoms down, fathoms down, how I'll dream fast asleep. I feel it stealing now. Sentry, are you there? Just ease this darbies at the wrist, and roll me over fair, I am sleepy, and the oozy weeds about me twist." - Herman Melville

"But me they'll lash in hammock, drop me deep. Fathoms down, fathoms down, how I'll dream fast asleep. I feel it stealing now. Sentry, are you there? Just ease these darbies at the wrist, And roll me over fair! I am sleepy, and the oozy weeds about me twist." - Herman Melville

"I've always had an idealistic streak about storytelling in that I believe we owe more to audiences than repeatedly bludgeoning them over the head while stealing their lunch money. We owe them inspiration. That's why I'm more interested now in creating new heroes than hooking up jumper cables to old ones." - Mark Frost

"This was one of those perfect New England days in late summer where the spirit of autumn takes a first stealing flight, like a spy, through the ripening country-side, and, with feigned sympathy for those who droop with August heat, puts her cool cloak of bracing air about leaf and flower and human shoulders." - Sarah Orne Jewett

"My hacking was all about becoming the best at circumventing security. So when I was a fugitive, I worked systems administrator jobs to make money. I wasn't stealing money or using other people's credit cards. I was doing a 9-to-5 job." - Kevin Mitnick

"I got caught stealing when I was a kid from the local bodega right across the street from where we lived. I tried to steal a big bag of Red Hot Dollars. And I swear, I was about 7 years old and the bag was bigger'n me." - Marlon Wayans

"Everything that I've gone through since the end of 2010, from me finding out about my financial adviser stealing, mismanaging my money - that affected everything, from child support, mortgages, to me having to sell my properties, me being in and out of court trying to modify my child support. It's a lot to deal with at one time." - Terrell Owens

"The question is not whether the system works, but whether we like the way it works. Just because something works doesn't mean it is desirable. Concentration camps work, if your purpose is to enslave people. Stealing works, if all you care about is money. Lying works, if you don't give a damn about your personal integrity. Literally anything, no matter how monstrously immoral will work, depending on your desires and how you define the term work." - Sy Leon

"A wave of blood goes up to my head, my stomach shrinks together, as if something dangerous has just missed hitting me. It's as if I've been caught stealing, or telling a lie; or as if I've heard other people talking about me, saying bad things about me, behind my back. There's the same flush of shame, of guilt and terror, and of cold disgust with myself. But I don't know where these feelings have come from, what I've done." - Margaret Atwood

"In vain we call old notions fudge, And bend our conscience to our dealing; The Ten Commandments will not budge, And stealing will continue stealing." - James Russell Lowell

"A nation that still needs to distinguish between stealing an election, and stealing a new pair of shoes, is not completely civilized yet." - Theodore Roosevelt

"In vain we call old notions fudge, And bend our conscience to our dealing; The Ten Commandments will not budge, And stealing will continue stealing." - James Russell Lowell

"Honesty consists not in never stealing but in knowing where to stop in stealing, and how to make good use of what one does steal." - Samuel Butler (novelist)

"Well, stealing bases adds some runs but very few, and you lose most of the runs that you gain by having runners caught stealing." - Bill James

"Love is universal. You don't have to tell somebody that loving is better than hating. You don't have to believe in God to know that stealing is bad. All of God's children and their different faiths help to realize the immensity of God. No faith contains the whole truth about God. And certainly Christians don't have a corner on God. All of us belong to God." - Desmond Tutu

"I nodded, chewing my own syrup-soaked bite. "But surely that's not all there is to it. I mean, really? A big picnic? That's Avari's master plan? That makes him sound about as dangerous as Yogi Bear." Tod shrugged. "Yeah. If Yogi were a soul-sucking, body-stealing, boyfriend-snatching, damned-soul-torturing evil demon from another world. Besides, what else could he be planning?" - Rachel Vincent

"She felt a stealing sense of fatigue as she walked; the sparkle had died out of her, and the taste of life was stale on her lips. She hardly knew what she had been seeking, or why the failure to find it had so blotted the light from her sky: she was only aware of a vague sense of failure, of an inner isolation deeper than the loneliness about her." - Edith Wharton

"Because even if they are doing something immoral, I'd be an idiot to start criticizing them for it if I wasn't perfect myself. Smoking is self-destructive. Drinking is self-destructive. Losing your temper and yelling at people is wrong. Lying is wrong. Cheating is wrong. Stealing is wrong. But people do that stuff all the time. Soon as I figure out how to be a perfect human being, then I'm qualified to go lecture other people about how they live their lives." - Jim Butcher

"For once, he slept first. She lay in the dark, listening to him breathe, stealing a little of his warmth as her own body cooled. Since he was asleep, she stroked his hair. "I love you," she murmured. "I love you so much, I'm stupid about it." With a sigh, she settled down, closed her eyes, and willed her mind to empty. Beside her, Roarke smiled into the dark. He never slept first." - Nora Roberts

"Stealing home is one of the most sensational plays in baseball. If the run thus scored is the winning tally, the play is, of course, all the more thrilling. It is a play that requires a lot of quick thinking to bring about a successful completion. The chap who has slow moving feet and a slower moving brain had better never try to steal home." - Billy Evans

"St. Paul introduced an entirely novel view of marriage, that it existed primarily to prevent the sin of fornication. It is just as if one were to maintain that the sole reason for baking bread is to prevent people from stealing cake." - Bertrand Russell

"The only thing worth stealing is a kiss from a sleeping child." - J. H. Oldham

"If you can accept defeat and open your pay envelope without feeling guilty, you're stealing." - George Allen

"Stealing things is a glorious occupation, particularly in the art world." - Malcolm Mclaren

"All stealing is comparative. If you come to absolutes, pray who does not steal." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The belief that all wealth comes from stealing is popular in prisons and at Harvard." - George Gilder

"If you're a drug addict, often you're stealing - I've gotten done for shoplifting a few times." - Russell Brand

"I'm not stealing it. We're stranded. This is called borrowing." "This is called you're crazy." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"Stealing it, in a sick kind of sense, was like earning it." - Markus Zusak

"Throwing away food is like stealing from the table of those who are poor and hungry." - Pope Francis

"For age with stealing steps Hath clawed me with his crutch" - Thomas Vaux, 2nd Baron Vaux of Harrowden

"He worked at stealing her heart to replace the one she'd taken from him." - Christine Feehan

"They've been stealing mortals away for centuries, but they can't have you." - Melissa Marr

"You stole a boat," she snapped. "What am I doing with you, you boat-stealing lunatic?" - Cassandra Clare

"Killing a guy and stealing his wife and child isn't too nice a thing to do." - Billy Connolly

"Taking pictures is like tiptoeing into the kitchen late at night and stealing Oreo cookies." - Diane Arbus

"For Age with stealing steps Hath clawed me with his crutch." - Thomas Vaux, 2nd Baron Vaux of Harrowden

"Stealing her soul with many vows of faith; And ne'er a true one." - William Shakespeare

"I'm not stealing it. We"re stranded. This is called borrowing." "This is called you're crazy." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"It was all because of his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing great-great-grandfather!" - Louis Sachar

"You're not stealing anything, you're not breaking anything, so I'd guess you're Stephanie." - Derek Landy

"When you steal from an artist you are stealing their blood, sweat and tears." - Tyler Shields

"Though we love goodness and not stealing, yet also we love freedom and not preaching." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I make more money with Don King stealing from me than 100 percent from other promoters." - Jack Newfield

"Men are not hanged for stealing horses, but that horses may not be stolen." - George Savile, 1st Marquess of Halifax

"Mother Goose is on the loose, stealing lines from Lenny Bruce." - Phil Ochs

"Stealing is a lazy man's way. Something for nothing, leaves you hell to pay." - Michael Peterson

"If stealing a few saltshakers was wrong I didn't want to be right." - Paul Neilan

"I want to develop every base of my game-stealing bases, hitting, being a better fielder." - Carl Crawford

"Like other forms of stealing, identity theft leaves the victim poor and feeling terribly violated." - George W Bush

"If you're stealing a television, that should not be the death penalty." - Jesse Ventura

"The Bible, in which these things are taught, favors drunkenness, murder, slavery, lying, stealing and lechery." - Charles Chilton Moore

"There's a lot of opportunities for scene-stealing if you're a dog." - Alison Brie

"I began stealing a lot of ideas from other directors I had worked with." - Adam Rapp

"People are running huge enterprises off of hacking and stealing data." - Tim Cook

"Men are not hang'd for stealing Horses, but that Horses may not be stolen." - George Savile

"You have frightened and daunted me. I will stop stealing at once. - Dhrun" - Jack Vance

"The only thing worth stealing is a kiss from a sleeping child." - Joe Houldsworth

"All stealing is comparative. If you come to absolutes, pray who does not steal?" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"A thief passes for a gentleman when stealing has made him rich." - Thomas Fuller

"Symbols have a trick of stealing the show away from the thing they stand for." - Henry S Haskins

"We were language's magpies by nature, stealing whatever sounded bright and shiny." - Salman Rushdie

"But this will not do, God will certainly punish you for stealing and for being unfaithful." - Jupiter Hammon

"Me and my partners had been stealing cars for a while." - Aaron Neville

"Coffee is a way of stealing time that should by rights belong to your older self." - Terry Pratchett

"Fear is a sneaky thief, stealing away precious moments of your life." - Elizabeth Lesser

"I am accusing him of stealing my best material, he was a very funny man." - Frank Carson

"Of all the plays in baseball, stealing home is by far the most exciting." - Cheech Marin

"I know imitation is the highest form of flattery, but stealing one's identity is totally different." - Annalynne Mccord

"Stealing things is a glorious occupations, particularly in the art world." - Malcolm Mclaren

"Pay and the story rolls, .. Steal and the story folds. No stealing from the blind newsboy." - Stephen King

"The Frier preached against stealing, and had a goose in his sleeve." - George Herbert

"Men are not hanged for stealing horses, but that horses may not be stolen." - George Savile

"I've made an incredible amount of money stealing fans from homeowners." - Douglas Wilson

"Why would anyone steal a shopping cart? It's like stealing a two-year-old." - Erma Bombeck

"Why are people so interested in other people's relationships? It's like stealing." - Marlee Matlin

"Dickens is one of those authors who are well worth stealing." - George Orwell

"My agent called and said, 'How do you feel about a pirate movie? I mean, how often are you going to get that call? It's sort of the singularly most failed genre of our time, but I thought it had to be attempted one more time. I think there's something rebellious about pirates, something revolutionary about them. They came out of a time when things were oppressive; you could get hung for stealing a loaf of bread. For me, the Pirates films are about when it's right to break the rules to achieve what you want." - Gore Verbinski

"I certainly think one of the really amazing things about Mr. Trump's victory is there's been an immediate - what one of my friends calls a jump-to-the-Trump in Australia. So you've got politicians of all sides looking at this amazing result in America and thinking, I'd like a bit of that. Can I have a bit of that? And so the opposition leader has been talking about immigrants stealing people's jobs. The prime minister has started talking about media elites in exactly the same terms (laughter) as President-elect Trump." - Richard Glover

"Let's try to find ten good things to say about Albert Belle: 10. So far as we know, he's never killed anyone. 9. He is handsome, and built like a God. 8. He played every game. 7. He has never appeared on the Jerry Springer Show. 6. He was an underrated base runner who was rarely caught stealing. 5. He hasn't been arrested in several years. 4. He is very bright. 3. He works hard. 2. He has never spoken favorably about Adolf Hitler, Saddam Hussein, or any other foreign madman. 1. The man could hit." - Bill James

"If a man look upon any other man and estimates that man as less than himself, then he is stealing from the other. He is stealing the other's birthright - that of equality." - Neville Goddard

"I think the fact that Napster is stealing recorded music is something that we have to stop. It's taking money out of my kid's mouth. That's the way I look at it. It's wrong. It's inherently wrong. It's stealing." - Art Alexakis

"Stealing from capitalism is not like stealing out of our own pockets. Marx and Lenin have taught us that anything is ethical, so long as it is in the interest of the proletarian class and its world revolution." - Nicolae Ceausescu

"If a man look upon any other man and estimates that man as less than himself, then he is stealing from the other. He is stealing the other's birthright - that of equality." - Neville Goddard

"A man won't steal, ordinarily, unless that which he steals is something he cannot as easily get without stealing; in liberty the cost of stealing would involve greater difficulties than producing, and consequently he would not be apt to steal." - Voltairine de Cleyre

"When you start learning how to give when you're young, when you get older it is second nature. Just like stealing. Start young and you keep on stealing forever. Ask my politicians." - Mechai Viravaidya

"And the whole thing is that you're treated like a step-child. Here it was down here, everything in the black, because they were stealing, basically. Stealing from us old country boys down here." - Waylon Jennings

"I'd rather be caught holding up a bank than stealing so much as a two-word phrase from another writer." - Jack Smith

"We are no longer inheriting the Earth from our parents, we are stealing it from our children." - David R Brower

"Fang! Angel?" i yelled, not even trying for stealth. i was storming the castle, not stealing the jewels." - James Patterson

"Why is it that people who wouldn't dream of stealing anything else think it's perfectly all right to steal books?" - Helene Hanff

"My name is Danielle. I'm eighteen. I've been stealing things for as long as I can remember" - Elizabeth Scott

"Kindness is a steeling feeling that has a power of filling the gaps in relationships by stealing hearts." - Anuj

"We have a problem now with parents stealing their kids' CDs, so the roles have been reversed." - Gerald Caiafa

"At present we are stealing the future, selling it in the present, and calling it gross domestic product." - Paul Hawken



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