Stealing Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old stealing quotes, stealing sayings, and stealing proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Don't worry about people stealing an idea, If it's original, you will have to ram it down their throats. Howard Aiken
The one who conceals is as bad as the one who steals. German Proverb
Who steals chicken in the daytime will steal cows at night. Chinese Proverb
Who steals needles when young will steal gold when old. Chinese Proverb
Years steal fire from the mind as vigour from the limb; And life's enchanted cup but sparkles near the brim. Lord Byron
The politician who steals is worse than a thief. He is a fool. With the grand opportunities all around for a man with a political pull, there's no excuse for stealing' a cent. George Washington Plunkitt
A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns. Mario Puzo
Immature poets imitate, mature poets steal. T.S. Eliot
Fraud can be explained as stealing by use of deceptive means. K.A. Farner
If you steal something small you are a petty thief, but if you steal millions you are a gentleman of society. Proverb
Steal a little and they'll put you in jail, steal a lot and they'll make you king. Bob Dylan
You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another. Moses
It's not stealing, it's retrieving. Mora Early
If you don't get caught, you deserve everything you steal. Daniel Nayeri
Stealing is always wrong, but stealing paintings in an elaborate way is a little like stealing bread to feed your family. It's stealing bread to feed the world's daydreams about becoming an art thief. Ben Mathis-Lilley
Stealing isn't so easy, often it's hard work, otherwise we'd all be doing it. Elfriede Jelinek
Stealing has always been a way of redistributing wealth. John Conyers
Stealing things is a glorious occupations, particularly in the art world. Malcolm McLaren
He who steals a little steals with the same wish as he who steals much, but with less power. Plato
One can steal ideas, but no one can steal execution or passion. Tim Ferriss
Thou shalt not steal; an empty feat. when it's so lucrative to cheat. Arthur Hugh Clough
We live in an upside-down world. People hate when they should love, quarrel when they should be friendly, fight when they should be peaceful, wound when they should heal, steal when they should share, do wrong when they should do right. Billy Graham
It is Satan's purpose to steal the seed of truth from your heart by sending distracting thoughts. The difference between a Christian and non-Christian is: though they both may have good and evil thoughts, Christ gives His followers strength to select the right rather than the wrong. Billy Graham
Progress always involves risks. You can't steal second base without taking your foot off first. Frederick B. Wilcox
My father worked for the railroad, and whenever a train crashed, we would go as a family and steal food from the boxcars. One year, we stole a case of butterscotch pudding that was for export to Israel. It took us years to get through. Chuck Palahniuk
If a man or a woman steal, cut off their hands. The Koran 5:38
I've always been fascinated with the stealing of innocence. It's the most heinous crime, and certainly a capital crime if there ever was one. Clint Eastwood
A thief has three characteristics: first, a thief is not recognized by you as being a thief; second, he robs you of what you have without your realizing it at the time; and third, a thief leaves you feeling very foolish after you have been robbed. N. Ravichandran
The robb'd that smiles, steals something from the thief; He robs himself that spends a bootless grief. William Shakespeare
The hands and fingers have a good deal to do with stealing; and the history of many a man's life is written by his ten fingers. Miguel de Cervantes