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Letter "R" » robber
«A man who has nothing can whistle in a robber's face»
«I once asked my history teacher how we were expected to learn anything useful from his subject, when it seemed to me to be nothing but a monotonous and sordid succession of robber baron scumbags devoid of any admirable human qualities.I failed history.»
«A bank robber in Los Angeles told the clerk not to give him cash, but to deposit the money in his checking account.»
Author: Bill Bryson
, bank clerk
, bank robber
, checking account
«There is no worse robber than a bad book»
«If he beget a son that is a robber, a shedder of blood, and that doeth the like to any one of these things, / And that doeth not any of those duties, but even hath eaten upon the mountains, and defiled his neighbour's wife, / Hath oppressed the poor and needy, hath spoiled by violence, hath not restored the pledge, and hath lifted up his eyes to the idols, hath committed abomination, / Hath given forth upon usury, and hath taken increase: shall he then live? he shall not live: he hath done all these abominations; he shall surely die; his blood shall be upon him.»
, Blood and
, The Idols
, the like
«I was known as the chief grave robber of my state.»
«By avarice and selfishness, and a groveling habit, from which none of us is free, of regarding the soil as property, or the means of acquiring property chiefly, the landscape is deformed, husbandry is degraded with us, and the farmer leads the meanest of lives. He knows Nature but as a robber.»
Author: Henry David Thoreau
«Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man.»
«He that applauds him who does not deserve praise, is endeavoring to deceive the public; he that hisses in malice or sport, is an oppressor and a robber»
«I make plans to trap others, although I appear gentle. I am a robber - I rob the world. I am very clever - I carry loads of sin. I live as a wild hunter, O Creator!»