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"What do the nationalists say about killers punishing murderers and thieves sentencing looters?" - Khalil Gibran

"What do the nationalists say about killers punishing murderers and thieves sentencing looters?" - Khalil

"Thieves, Heretics, and Whores" - Patrick Rothfuss

"I like playing thieves." - Pierce Brosnan

"I don't know why, but audiences are often sympathetic to thieves. Sometimes they are more sympathetic to thieves then they are to earnest people. What does that say about society?" - Matt Dillon

"There is honor among thieves." - Proverbs

"Great thieves punish little ones." - Proverbs

"Office without pay makes thieves." - Proverbs

"Friends are thieves of time." - Francis Bacon

"Thieves must sit in prison." - Vladimir Putin

"Let me tell you something about my family. We're as thick as thieves and we protect each other 'til the end." - Caroline Manzo

"A fine thing to be talking about angels in this day when common thieves smash the holy rosaries of their victims in the street..." - Jack Kerouac

"Beauty provoketh thieves sooner than gold." - William Shakespeare

"We're living in a den of thieves" - Regina Spektor

"My favorite movie ever is 'Bicycle Thieves." - Jennifer Morrison

"Goodie-goodies are the thieves of virtue." - Laozi

"War makes thieves of many honest folk." - George R R Martin

"The big thieves hang the little ones." - Proverbs

"War makes thieves and peace hangs them." - George Herbert

"My favorite movie ever is 'Bicycle Thieves.'" - Jennifer Morrison

"One of the great things about Houston is that they police themselves. It's the way Boston was in the '80s. No hacks or thieves are tolerated in the community, and that's HUGE." - Joe Rogan

"My father had this mythological sense of the old New York, and he used to tell me stories about these old gangs, particularly the Forty Thieves in the Fourth Ward." - Martin Scorsese

"Poor thieves in halters we behold; And great thieves in their chains of gold." - Francis Quarles

"Poor thieves in halters we behold; And great thieves in their chains of gold." - Francis Quarles

"I'd rather have the thieves than the neighbors - the thieves don't impose. Thieves just want your things, neighbors want your time." - Larry David

"I"d rather have the thieves than the neighbors - the thieves don't impose. Thieves just want your things, neighbors want your time." - Larry David

"Avoid flatterers, for they are thieves in disguise." - William Penn

"[Alexander] Hamilton estimated portrait painters as thieves of time." - Gertrude Atherton

"The great thieves lead away the little thief." - Diogenes of Sinope

"Abandon cleverness, discard profit, and thieves and robbers will disappear." - Laozi

"Your kisses are thieves which leave me wanting nothing." - Vanna Bonta

"War brings out thieves and peace hangs them." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"A golden tomb is useful only for the thieves!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Your limits are liars, you fears are thieves." - Robin S. Sharma

"Government is a gang of thieves writ large." - Murray Rothbard

"Thieves for their robbery have authority When judges steal themselves." - William Shakespeare

"Foreign aid breeds kleptocracies, or governments of thieves." - James Bovard

"The day is for honest men, the night for thieves." - Euripides

"In the film business, it's basically honor among thieves." - Abel Ferrara

"On what is valuable thieves and the law agree." - James Richardson

"The great thieves lead away the little thief." - Diogenes

"Jealousy is a dog's bark which attracts thieves." - Karl Kraus

"Honor among thieves is the ancestor of all honor." - John Mccarthy

"One bush, they say, can never hide two thieves." - Aristophanes

"The trouble with writing a book about yourself is that you ca' fool around. If you write about someone else, you can stretch the truth from here to Finland. If you write about yourself the slightest deviation makes you realize instantly that there may be honor among thieves, but you are just a dirty liar." - Groucho Marx

"The trouble with writing a book about yourself is that you can't fool around. If you write about someone else, you can stretch the truth from here to Finland. If you write about yourself the slightest deviation makes you realize instantly that there may be honor among thieves, but you are just a dirty liar." - Groucho Marx

"I discovered John Truby ten years ago when a friend told me about his screenwriting course. I studied Truby's principles for a year and - using them - I wrote the first draft of The Thieves of Ostia in two weeks. I go back to his teachings before each new book I write. Each time I study Truby, I learn something new." - Caroline Lawrence

"Money drives the world, but when everything falls apart to leave the underpinnings of our life bare to the scrutiny of critics and thieves, the only thing remaining, the only thing that can't be taken away, is the love you hold for the people you care about." - Kim Harrison

"The first and most important thing to understand about politics is this: forget Right, Left, Center, socialism, fascism, or democracy. Every government that exists - or ever existed, or ever will exist - is a kleptocracy, meaning "rule by thieves." Competing ideologies merely provide different excuses to separate the Productive Class from what they produce." - L Neil Smith

"What I really have a sense of dismay about is that there is a center of anything. I think maybe Cleveland can use one. Also possibly Los Angeles needs informed cultural guidance and a place to go get it. But not New York. New York is a center, a world's fair, and a den of thieves, and a house of miracles." - Frank Loesser

"We're both thieves, Harvey Swick. I take time. You take lives. But in the end we're the same: both Thieves of Always." - Clive Barker

"The fact which the politician faces is merely that there is less honor among thieves than was supposed, and not the fact that theyare thieves." - Henry David Thoreau

"We are all thieves; we are all thieves; we have taken the scriptures in words, and know nothing of them in ourselves." - Margaret Fell

"I like thieves. Some of my best friends are thieves. Why, just last week we had the president of the bank over for dinner." - W C Fields

"Always remember: The thieves of Peace are thieves in an empty house because only imagination suffers. You are Peace, that which remains Untouched." - H. W. L. Poonja

"In Paris there are two dens, one for thieves, the other for murderers. The den of thieves is the Stock Exchange; the den of murderers is the Courthouse." - Petrus Borel

"I'm always hearing warnings about keeping your belongings close to you [in Ho Chi Minh City] as thieves who ride motorbikes are adept at snatching things off a person as they ride by, but I personally have never seen it. Funny though, I don't hear folks talk about pick pockets but it's happened to me twice. Beware of that cute little sweetheart and stay away from those talented little hands." - Doug Rice

"The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers there will be." - Laozi

"Most Christians are being crucified on a cross between two thieves: Yesterday's regret and tomorrow's worries." - Warren W. Wiersbe

"In all ages, hypocrites, called priests, have put crowns upon the heads of thieves, called kings." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"We don't cut off the hands of thieves or castrate rapists. Why must we murder murderers?" - Wendy Kaminer

"Throw away profit and greed, and there won't be any thieves." - Laozi

"Great thieves go Scott-free, as the Pope and his crew." - Martin Luther

"There may be honor among thieves, but there's none in politicians." - Peter O'Toole

"We believe the worst thieves in the world today and the worst terrorists are the Americans." - Osama Bin Laden

"The Thieves of Eddis don't have breaking points. We have flash points instead, like gunpowder." - Megan Whalen Turner

"We are renters and borrowers and, in the end, only thieves." - Bennett Madison

"In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity." - Hunter S Thompson

"A plague upon it when thieves cannot be true one to another!" - William Shakespeare

"O, let her brother live: Thieves for the robbery have authority When judges steal themselves." - William Shakespeare

"The pleasures of eating deal with us like Egyptian thieves, who strangle those whom they embrace." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Of all thieves, fools are the worst; they rob you of time and temper." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Never was a government that was not composed of liars, malefactors and thieves." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"All writers are thieves; theft is a necessary tool of the trade." - Nina Bawden

"Publishers are thieves, they are on the other side of the barricade." - Paul Bowles

"Regret and fear are twin thieves that rob us of today." - Bob Hastings

"In California, thieves have three choices: They can go to prison, Sacramento, or Washington D.C." - Burt Prelutsky

"My first warning is to my government officers to not presume citizens as thieves." - Narendra Modi

"These Yankee politicians are the lowest race of thieves in existence." - John Sparrow Thompson

"When there's a single thief, it's robbery. When there are a thousand thieves, it's taxation." - Vanya Cohen

"The greater the number of laws and enactments, the more thieves and robbers there will be." - Lao Tzu

"A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves." - Bible

"The more laws and orders are made prominent, The more thieves and bandits there will be." - Lao Tzu

"My creed of nonviolence does not favour the punishment of thieves and dacoits and even murderers." - Mahatma Gandhi

"All my dogs have been scamps and thieves and troublemakers and I've adored them all." - Helen Hayes

"We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office." - Aesop

"We have shared out, like thieves, the amazing treasures of days and nights." - Jorge Luis Borges

"I will not only not steal, but I will run after thieves." - Benigno Aquino Iii

"Three groups spend other people's money: children, thieves, politicians. All three need supervision." - Dick Armey

"No thieves, no traitors, no interventionists! This time the revolution is for real!" - Fidel Castro

"The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers there will be." - Lao Tzu

"God almighty made women and the Rockefeller gang of thieves made the ladies." - Mary Harris Jones

"God almighty made women and the Rockefeller gang of thieves made the ladies." - Mother Jones

"It is when Pirates count their booty that they become mere thieves." - William Bolitho

"War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle." - Thomas Carlyle

"My own personal favorite Cher song is the unforgettable Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves." - Brent Spiner

"The number one rule of thieves is that nothing is too small to steal." - Jimmy Breslin

"We crucify ourselves between two thieves: regret for yesterday and fear of tomorrow." - Fulton Oursler

"If you have a grateful heart (which is a miracle amongst you statesmen), show it by directing the bearer to the best wine in town, and pray let not this highest point of sacred friendship be performed slightly, but go about it with all due deliberation and care, as holy priests to sacrifice, or as discreet thieves to the wary performance of burglary and shop-lifting. Let your well-discerning palate (the best judge about you) travel from cellar to cellar and then from piece to piece till it has lighted on wine fit for its noble choice and my approbation." - John Wilmot

"Christianity is not about learning how to live within the lines; Christianity is about the joy of coloring. The grace of God is preposterous enough to accept as beautiful a coloring that anyone else would reject as ugly. The grace of God sees beyond the scribbling to the heart of the scribbler - a scribbler who is similar to two thieves who hung on crosses on either side of Jesus. One of the two asked Jesus to please accept his scribbled and sloppy life into the kingdom of God and He did. Preposterous. And very good news for the rest of us scribblers." - Mike Yaconelli

"Ships are but boards, sailors but men; there be land-rats and water-rats, water-thieves and land-thieves, I mean pirates, and thenthere is the peril of waters, winds, and rocks." - William Shakespeare

"If pimps and thieves everywhere were always punished, honest people would all believe themselves always to be innocent." - Albert Camus

"The State is a gang of thieves writ large - the most immoral, grasping and unscrupulous individuals in any society." - Murray Rothbard

"Boughs are daily rifled By the gusty thieves, And the book of Nature Getteth short of leaves." - Thomas Hood

"When faced with the choice to Love or Decieve, therein lies the path to the Heroes and Thieves." - Vanessa Carlton

"The pleasures of the palate deal with us like the Egyptian thieves, who strangle those whom they embrace." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"We are in a period of such individualism that one no longer speaks of disciples; one speaks of thieves." - Jean Cocteau

"The tragedy of Africa is that Africans are in the business of canonizing thieves and demonizing its saints." - PLO Lumumba

"When thieves come, I bark; when gallants, I am still - So perform both my master's and mistress's will." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"We cannot keep thieves from looking in at our windows, but we need not give them entertainment with open doors." - Thomas Adam

"There's thieves among us Painting the walls All kinds of lies, and lies I never told it all" - Zooey Deschanel

"Boughs are daily rifled By the gusty thieves, And the book of Nature Getteth short of leaves." - Thomas Hood

"God created man to work for his food and said that those who ate without work were thieves." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The pleasures of the palate deal with us like Egyptian thieves who strangle those whom they embrace." - Seneca the Younger

"That's why so many stars are making pictures in Europe today. The tax guys are making thieves out of everybody." - Bud Abbott

"I think very poorly of United Russia. United Russia is the party of corruption, the party of crooks and thieves." - Alexei Navalny

"There's thieves among us Painting the walls All kinds of lies , and lies I never told it all" - Zooey Deschanel

"Why grab possessions like thieves, or divide them like socialists when you can ignore them like wise men?" - Natalie Clifford Barney

"Let us not forget that the greatest composers were also the greatest thieves. They stole from everyone and everywhere." - Pablo Casals

"I recognize in thieves, traitors and murderers, in the ruthless and the cunning, a deep beauty - a sunken beauty." - Jean Genet

"As a singer, I might have fallen among thieves. I wonder if I'd still be alive by now." - Ben Kingsley

"Thieves respect property. They merely wish the property to become their property that they may more perfectly respect it." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Treating your audience like thieves is absurd. Anyone who chooses to listen to our music becomes a collaborator." - Jeff Tweedy

"Many of us crucify ourselves between two thieves - regret for the past and fear of the future." - Fulton Oursler

"Royce turned to Hadrian. "It's supposed to make them look tough, but all it really does is make it easy to identify them as thieves for the rest of their lives. Painting a red hand on everyone is pretty stupid when you think about it." "That tattoo is supposed to be a hand?" Hadrian asked. "I thought it was a little red chicken. But now that you mention it, a hand does make more sense." Royce looked back at Will and tilted his head to one side. "Does kinda look like a chicken." - Michael J. Sullivan

"I don't know if you've ever noticed this, but first impressions are often entirely wrong. You can look at a painting for the first time, for example, and not like it at all, but after looking at it a little longer you may find it very pleasing. The first time you try Gorgonzola cheese you may find it too strong, but when you are older you may want to eat nothing but Gorgonzola cheese. Klaus, when Sunny was born, did not like her at all, but by the time she was six weeks old the two of them were thick as thieves. Your initial opinion on just about anything may change over time." - Daniel Handler

"Royce turned to Hadrian. "It's supposed to make them look tough, but all it really does is make it easy to identify them as thieves for the rest of their lives. Painting a red hand on everyone is pretty stupid when you think about it." "That tattoo is supposed to be a hand?" Hadrian asked. "I thought it was a little red chicken. But now that you mention it, a hand does make more sense." Royce looked back at Will and tilted his head to one side. "Does kinda look like a chicken." - Michael J. Sullivan

"Theatre artists are essentially sort of charlatans and thieves, I mean that's the tradition that we come from, so I have absolutely no, I make no bones about the fact that I steal from here and I take from there, and we all do it, that's perfectly all right, that's the nothing, there's nothing new in the world, there's nothing actually new in the way that you do something, but the point is is how do you take something and use it to articulate what is essentially a core of any given theatrical production." - Simon Mcburney

"The more prohibitions there are, the poorer the people will be. The more laws are promulgated, the more thieves and bandits there will be." - Laozi

"We are raised to honor all the wrong explorers and discoverers thieves planting flags, murderers carrying crosses. Let us at last praise the colonizers of dreams." - Peter S Beagle

"The pure products of America go crazy-mountain folk from Kentucky or the ribbed north end of Jersey with its isolate lakes and valleys, its deaf-mutes, thieves." - William Carlos Williams

"People fail you, children disappoint you, thieves break in, moths corrupt, but an Order of the British Empire goes on for ever." - Fay Weldon

"Towards gnats and fleas we should show no pity. We would do right to hang petty thieves, petty calumniators, and slanderers." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"If these town gods can't detect the thieves who steal from their own temples, it's hardly likely they'll tell me who stole my spade." - Aesop

"The thieves and killers are goin' to have guns, so if the honest men don't have 'em they just make it easier for the vicious." - Louis L'Amour

"All who (like him) have writ ill plays before, For they, like thieves, condemned, are hangman made, To execute the members of their trade." - John Dryden

"Welcome, thou kind deceiver! Thou best of thieves! who, with an easy key, Dost open life, and, unperceived by us, Even steal us from ourselves." - John Dryden

"Yet thanks I must you con That you are thieves professed, that you work not In holier shapes; for there is boundless theft In limited professions." - William Shakespeare

"... thieves at home must hang; but he that puts Into his overgorged and bloated purse The wealth of Indian provinces, escapes." - William Cowper

"That jewel knowledge is great riches, which is not plundered by kinsmen, nor carried off by thieves, nor decreased by giving." - Bhavabhuti

"All wars are wars among thieves who are too cowardly to fight and therefore induce the young manhood of the whole world to do the fighting for them." - Emma Goldman

"It is but a poor establishment where there are not many superfluous things which the owner knows not of, and which go to the thieves." - Horace

"He who makes war his profession cannot be otherwise than vicious. War makes thieves, and peace brings them to the gallows." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"Alas the Church of England! What with Popery on one hand, and schismatics on the other, how has she been crucified between two thieves!" - Daniel Defoe

"Jesus is the masterpiece. The thieves are minor works. Why are they there? Not to frame the crucifixion, as some innocent souls believe, but to hide it." - Roberto Bolano

"One of greatest thieves this world has is procrastination, and he is still at large. Are we aiding and abetting the criminal?" - Sterling W Sill

"Pledge allegiance to your principles, your family, your faith, but don't be foolish enough to pledge allegiance to a gang of thieves." - Llewellyn Rockwell

"You are a den of vipers and thieves. I intend to rout you out, and by the eternal God, I will rout you out." - Andrew Jackson

"ETHNOLOGY, n. The science that treats of the various tribes of Man, as robbers, thieves, swindlers, dunces, lunatics, idiots and ethnologists." - Ambrose Bierce

"Welcome, thou kind deceiver! Thou best of thieves; who, with an easy key, Dost open life, and, unperceived by us, Even steal us from ourselves." - John Dryden



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