Demosthenes: A demagogue must be neither an educated nor an honest man; he has to be an ignoramus and a rogue.
How easy it is to call rogue and villain, and that wittily! But how hard to make a man appear a fool, a blockhead, or a knave, without using any of those opprobrious terms! Tosparethegrossness ofthenames, and to dothe thing yet moreseverely, isto drawa full face, and tomake the nose and cheeks stand out, and yet not to employ any depth of shadowing.john dryden
A rogue alive to the ludicrous is still convertible.If that sense is lost, his fellow-men can do little for him.
The rogue gives you Love Powders, and then a strong horse drench to bring 'em off your stomach that they mayn't hurt you.Charles Lamb
Once he has stolen his100,100 thalers a rogue can walk through the world an honest man.Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Who calls a lawyer rogue, may find, too lateUpon one of these depends his whole estate.George Crabbe
Israel is the number one rogue state threat to Middle Eastern peace with its nuclear arms and acts of outright aggression towards its peaceful neighbours Syria and Lebanon – and genocidal actions against the marginalised Palestinians of the West Bank – and Gaza in particular.mohamed elbaradei
Though I'm a rogue in talking upon Painting & Love I can be serious and honest upon any subject thoroughly pleasing to me.thomas gainsborough
Under an oak, in stormy weather,I joined this rogue and whore together;And none but he who rules the thunderCan put this rogue and whore asunder.jonathan swift
For the task assigned them Men aren't smart enough or sly Any rogue can blind them With a clever lie.bertolt brecht
With all this bulk there's nothing lost in Og, For every inch that is not fool is rogue:;: A monstrous mass of fuul corrupted matter, As all the devils had spew'd to make the baiter. When wine has given him courage to blaspheme, He curses God, but God before curst him:;; And, if man could have reason, none has more. That made his paunch so rich, and him so poor.john dryden
Against reason, I thought that the next swell would be it: another rogue wave would roll me again . . .At that moment, a noise from above caught my attention. And I looked up just in time to see a gigantic white airplane fly by.abby sunderland
I haf von funny leedle poy Vot comes schust to mine knee; Der queerest schap, der createst rogue, As ever you dit see. He runs und schumps and schmashes dings In all barts off der house: But vot off dot? He vas mine son, Mine leedle Yawcob Strauss.
I will be hang'd, if some eternal villain, Some busy and insinuating rogue, Some cogging, cozening slave, to get some office, Have not devis'd this slander.william shakespeare
Aphorisms are rogue ideas.
A few hours' mountain climbing make of a rogue and a saint two fairly equal creatures. Tiredness is the shortest path to equality and fraternity - and sleep finally adds to them liberty.friedrich nietzsche
O! what a rogue and peasant slave am I!
Through all the Employments of Life Each Neighbour abuses his Brother; Whore and rogue they call Husband and Wife: All Professions be-rogue one another: The Priest calls the Lawyer a Cheat, The Lawyer be-knaves the Divine: And the Statesman, because he's so great, Thinks his Trade as honest as mine.john gay
I have been called a rogue Elephant, a Cannibal Shark, and a crocodile. I am none the worse. I remain a caged, and rather sardonic, lion, in a particularly contemptible and ill-run zoo.wyndham lewis
rogue One is hit. I'm going in. Sorry Jake.
Demosthenes: A demagogue must be neither an educated nor an honest man; he has to be an ignoramus and a rogue.Aristophanes