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For she sitteth at the door of her house, on a seat in the high places of the city, To call passengers who go right on their ways: Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither: and as for him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him, Stolen waters are sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant. (Quote by - Bible)

Who steals a bugle-horn, a ring, a steed, Or such like worthless thing, has some discretion; 'Tis petty larceny: not such his deed Who robs us of our fame, our best possession. (Quote by - Francesco Berni)

The robbed that smiles steals something from the thief, He robs himself that spends a bootless grief. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Let me tell you, Cassius, you yourself Are much condemned to have an itching palm, To sell and mart your offices for gold To undeservers. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

The Frier preached against stealing, and had a goose in his sleeve. (Quote by - George Herbert)

To keep my hands from picking and stealing. (Quote by - Bible)

A plague upon it when thieves cannot be true one to another! (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Tis bad enough in man or woman To steal a goose from off a common; But surely he's without excuse Who steals a common rom the goose. (Quote by - Unattributed Author)

Stolen sweets are best. (Quote by - Colley Cibber)

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. (Quote by - Motto)

Stolen sweets are always sweeter: Stolen kisses much completer; Stolen looks are nice in chapels: Stolen, stolen be your apples. (Quote by - Thomas Randolph)

To live On means not yours--be brave in silks and laces, Gallant in steeds; splendid in banquets; all Not yours. Given, uninherited, unpaid for; This is to be a trickster; and to filch Men's art and labour, which to them is wealth, Life, daily bread;--q (Quote by - Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, first Baron Lytton)

O villain, thou hast stol'n both mine office and my name! The one ne'er got me credit, the other mickle blame. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Well, well, be it so, thou strongest their of all, For thou hast stolen my will, and made it thine. (Quote by - Lord Alfred Tennyson)

Never thrust your own sickle into another's corn. (Quote by - Syrus)

He that is robbed, not wanting what is stol'n, Let him not know't, and he's not robbed at all. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

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. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

No Indian prince has to his palace More followers than a thief to the gallows. (Quote by - Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, first Baron Lytton)

Kill a man's family, and he may brook it, But keep your hands out of his breeches' pocket. (Quote by - Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron)

A murderer and a villain, A slave that is not twentieth part the tithe Of your precedent lord, a vice of kings, A cutpurse of the empire and the rule, That from a shelf the precious diadem stole And put it in his pocket-- (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Who steals my purse steals trash; 'tis something, nothing. 'Twas mine, 'tis his, and has been slave to thousands; But he that filches from me my good name Robs me of that which not enriches him And makes me poor indeed. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)


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