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Letter "B" » burglars
«He sees death in convicted thieves, the burglars, the muggers, the con men, the pimps, a death imposed by law, the gradual death of confinement behind bars.»
Author: Ed McBain
Death and dying
, con men
«We don't have professional burglars here. We have opportunists.»
«Burglars, judging by our statistics, define opportunity as an unoccupied, unlocked house stocked with portable television sets.»
«Burglars know there's more than one way to skin a vault.»
«We had gay burglars the other night. They broke in and rearranged the furniture.»
«If the many allegations made to this date are true, then the burglars who broke into the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate were, in effect, breaking into the home of every citizen.»
Author: Sam Ervin
, Democratic National
, in effect
, The Watergate
«Philosophers, for the most part, are constitutionally timid, and dislike the unexpected. Few of them would be genuinely happy as pirates or burglars. Accordingly, they invent systems which make the future calculable, at least in its main outlines.»
Author: Bertrand Russell
, for the most part
«Misers get up early in the morning; and burglars, I am informed, get up the night before.»