So clomb this first grand thief into God's fold: So since into his church lewd hirelings climb. Thence up he flew, and on theTree of Life, The middle tree and highest there that grew, Sat like a cormorant.
I've taken stuff from people, too. You know though, if you steal from one person, you're just a thief. But if you steal from everyone, that's research.Dino Scatena
And now was acknowledged the presence of the Red Death. He had come like a thief in the night. And one by one dropped the revellers in the blood-bedecked halls of their revel, and died each in the despairing posture of his fall.edgar allan poe
" And now that Thou has restored to me the knowledge of Thyself, O Lord, let thy pardon fall on me, since Thy infinite mercy is not better known in anything than in pardoning a Dismas (the traditional name of the good thief) on the Cross and a Dominicus Corea on the gallows. If in Hell there is room for sinners, in Heaven also there is room for penitents."dominicus corea
Suspect each moment, for it is a thief, tiptoeing away with more than it brings.john updike
Mountains hide the wolf as the night hides the thief.
The poor man who takes property by force is called a thief, but the creditor who can by legislation make a debtor pay a dollar twice as large as he borrowed is lauded as the friend of a sound currency. The man who wants the people to destroy the Government is an anarchist, but the man who wants the Government to destroy the people is a patriot.william jennings bryan
Life everywhere is in vast and endless variety. So it is with life eternal, that gift of God, constituting, in its length and breadth and height and depth, the reward of the righteous. The penitent, dying thief is not going into heaven like the triumphant, dying Paul.herrick johnson
The last business of Christ's life was the saving of a poor penitent thief.dwight l. moody
On second thought, maybe the atheist cannot find God, for the same reason a thief cannot find a policeman.
A clumsy wolf will frighten the sheep away, a clumsy thief will be caught.
The robb'd that smiles, steals something from the thief; He robs himself that spends a bootless grief.
It is not the mouse who is the thief, it is the hole that allows the mouse in.
The pursuits of commerce would be as admirable as they are profitable if they were not subject to so great risks: and so, likewise, of banking, if it was always honestly conducted. For our ancestors considered, and so ordained in their laws, that, while the thief should be cast in double damages, the usurer should make four-fold restitution.cato the elder
Procrastination is the thief of time. (Speake, 2009 p. 233)Time and tide wait for no man. (Spender, 1984)
Our interest's on the dangerous edge of things. The honest thief, the tender murderer, The superstitious atheist.Robert Browning
So clomb the first grand thief into God's fold; So since into his church lewd hirelings climb.john milton
The germ of dissolution of our federal government is in the constitution of the federal judiciary; an irresponsible body, (for impeachment is scarcely a scare-crow,) working like gravity by night and by day, gaining a little to-day and a little to-morrow, and advancing its noiseless step like a thief, over the field of jurisdiction, until all shall be usurped from the States, and the government of all be consolidated into one.
Murderer, pedophile, rapist, robber, slave owner, thief, thug and warlord. He called for and engaged in mass slaughter of those who refused to convert or submit to Islam.
The thief left it behind: the moon at my window.
He gat good laws of the ancient kings, Like treasure out of the tombs; And many a thief in thorny nook, Or noble in sea-stained turret shook, For the opening of his iron book, And the gathering of the dooms.
THE SWEETS of Pillage can be known To no one but the thief, Compassion for Integrity Is his divinest Grief.