Stealing Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Stealing Quotes from Scott Adsit, Lou Brock, Vincent Cassel, Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, Joanna Lumley. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

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I see my share of loons. I just performed with someone who had a meltdown on stage. He needed focus, and he was ‘stealing it’ and just being crazy and selfish and childish and having a great time doing it – to the detriment of everybody else.
Scott Adsit
Stealing bases was put to me almost as a prerequisite for staying in the game. They didn’t give me a handbook on how to do it; they said do it. Under those conditions you go out and develop your own handbook.
Lou Brock
People look up to Jacques Mesrine as if he were a Robin Hood, stealing from the rich, but he never gave anything back to anybody.
Vincent Cassel
We are fed up with complaints that Mexico is stealing jobs from U.S. manufacturing. We are part of the solution that has maintained competitiveness for the U.S. versus China.
Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal
There was one ‘crime’ during the whole time I was at school, when a fountain pen went missing. Stealing just didn’t happen. I was taught not to shoplift, not to steal, not to behave badly. We weren’t even allowed to drop litter.
Joanna Lumley
Blind stealing is not exclusive to late position play. You can steal blinds from any position, and you should!
Daniel Negreanu
Why would anyone steal a shopping cart? It’s like stealing a two-year-old.
Erma Bombeck
Hopefully, I’m not stealing scenes from other actors, because then they won’t want to work with me.
Rob Riggle
I started stealing in ninth grade. And I don’t mean a pack of gum from the convenience store here and there. I mean stealing on the regular. It got really bad. It was one hundred percent an addiction.
Gigi Gorgeous
I was a roving guard on the Lowell Hebrew Community Center’s girls’ basketball team all through high school. My specialty was stealing the ball, but my only shot was a lay-up.
Elinor Lipman
If you happen to tell me where you were born, your date of birth and that kind of information, then I’m 98 percent of the way to stealing your identity.
Frank Abagnale
From logos to software – you name it, the Chinese have stolen it – and they’ll keep stealing it, if left unchecked.
Trish Regan
Stealing, you’ll go far in life. Actually, there is something funny about getting away with it.
Mike Judge
That is why the analogy of stealing does not work. With a thief, we want to know how much money he stole, and from whom. With the artist it is not how much he took and from whom, but what he did with it.
Lukas Foss
You win the modern financial-regulation game by filing the most motions, attending the most hearings, giving the most money to the most politicians and, above all, by keeping at it, day after day, year after fiscal year, until stealing is legal again.
Matt Taibbi
A lot of pop music is about stealing pocket money from children.
Ian Anderson
When I was 7 years old, I announced that I was going to write a book about pollution. I didn’t get around to it until I was 29, but I always recognized that pollution was a theft. That it was a way of stealing something from the public – the common earth.
Robert Kennedy, Jr.
There’s no shame in stealing – any actor who says he doesn’t is lying. You steal from everything.
Benedict Cumberbatch
Stealing something from Apple is the most innovative way to be seen as an innovative, digital-first company.
Sarah Cooper
Whether you’re 7 feet 6 inches or normal height, stealing someone’s bike is low.
Shawn Bradley
Power is every stealing from the many to the few.
Wendell Phillips
No more corrupt politicians stealing from us.
Wanderlei Silva
Books are so cheap and easy to get that people don’t bother stealing them, which is the essential rule of piracy that the music business learned much too late.
Tucker Max
I remember stealing some pic n’ mix when I was seven; when I got out of the shop, I burst into tears.
Jessica Brown Findlay
I want China to stop appropriating our technology. China is, through forced technology transfer and through stealing our technology, but really forced technology transfer, is cutting out the beating heart of American innovation.
Steve Bannon
If you look at any 15 pieces of mine, nobody does a piece like them. Totally new techniques. All the jugglers are stealing from me and claiming that they’ve done it.
Michael Moschen
Well, stealing bases adds some runs but very few, and you lose most of the runs that you gain by having runners caught stealing.
Bill James
Stealing Chanel’ was very different for me as an artist. I had to embrace and expose my vulnerabilities, instead of manifesting a character.
Lydia Hearst
The thing that sucks the most about it is that everybody steals music. You spend thousands and thousands of dollars to make a record and all of these scumbags are just stealing it.
Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein
Prometheus – trickster, rebel and hero – links the realm of the gods with the world of humanity, with which he had such close affinity. His act of stealing fire has been viewed as the foundation of all man’s technologies.
Neil MacGregor
To those who have being stealing government money, it has to come to an end.
Cyril Ramaphosa
China has pioneered a societal approach to stealing innovation any way it can, from a wide array of businesses, universities, and organizations.
Christopher A. Wray
Stealing things is a glorious occupations, particularly in the art world.
Malcolm Mclaren
I’ve seen a lot of people stealing from what I do. Some people show love and say thank you and tell me how I was an inspired for them.
Lil B
I’ve been stealing from the Alien films throughout my entire career.
Randy Pitchford
Men are not hanged for stealing horses, but that horses may not be stolen.
George Savile
So many people are stealing Bikram Yoga. It’s like you’re practicing medicine, but you’re not a doctor.
Bikram Choudhury
It’s weird when you stop being a person to a lot of folks and just become a weird talking point. It’s like you become a meme, and you’re not a person anymore, and people don’t mind stealing your life.
Zoe Quinn
If we’re not doing better, it’s almost always our own inability to execute, not because someone else is stealing our market share or something.
Evan Sharp
China has pioneered a societal approach to stealing innovation in any way it can from a wide array of businesses, universities, and organizations.
Christopher A. Wray
I don’t remember ever stealing things, but I suppose I was endlessly borrowing money off people.
A. A. Gill
Stealing bases is just something I like to do. I figure if I can hit home runs and steal bases, I’d be different than everybody else.
Carl Crawford
Photography is always a kind of stealing. A theft from the subject. Artists are assaulters in a lot of ways, and the viewer is complicit in that assault.
Hanya Yanagihara
Mostly I’ve just been stealing little moments for myself in order to write – in the bathroom at a hotel, or just slipping away for a half an hour. Amidst all of the touring, life has been happening.
Adrianne Lenker
To love the one who loves you, To admire the one who admires you, In a word, to be the idol of one’s idol, Is exceeding the limit of human joy; It is stealing fire from heaven.
Delphine de Girardin
If you are in this country illegally, stealing a job from an American citizen, I’m going to do all I can to put an American citizen in that job and not somebody that has crossed our border, come into the country and violated our laws.
Virgil Goode
Being drafted by the Montreal Canadiens, that was the greatest moment in my career. And stealing the Stanley Cup in 1978 and bringing it back to my hometown of Thurso.
Guy Lafleur
I don’t want to be a guy who’s just sitting on the bench stealing money.
Stephen Jackson
Growing up in a small town of two thousand people, there wasn’t too many ways to get in trouble. But I found some. We got caught stealing green plums from this old lady’s yard.
Archie Manning
Of all the plays in baseball, stealing home is by far the most exciting.
Cheech Marin
If the playing field is not level, if there’s sign stealing going on and we’re not participating ourselves, that really puts you at a great disadvantage.
Joe Maddon
Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty; power is ever stealing from the many to the few.
Wendell Phillips
Many rogue sites exist to make a profit and others are enormously expensive to maintain. If they don’t have the resources to continue stealing intellectual property, they’ll wither away.
Jared Polis
The Internet is both great and terrible. As a source of information, a tool for delivering music and art, it’s great. But spamming ads and piracy of music is terrible. It’s stealing.
Gary Wright
What makes me angry is when people know what is right but have, over the years, attuned themselves to the fact that what they’re doing, stealing money from government, is acceptable.
Miriam Defensor-Santiago
Inspiration is one thing. Stealing is another.
Christina Tosi
But this will not do, God will certainly punish you for stealing and for being unfaithful.
Jupiter Hammon
‘No Flex Zone’ is when somebody walks in and accuses you of stealing their cellphone, and you didn’t, and you know in your pocket you have enough money to buy their cellphone, and you have your own.
Slim Jimmy
At 13, I volunteered at the radio station. My first job was cleaning up when I was 17, and before I really started, they fired people for stealing station equipment, and I was on the air.
Bobby Bones
They’re stealing my ideas. They’re imitating my shots.
David O. Selznick
I was always stealing 40-gallon drums off the road at night, bringing them back to the workshop and cutting them up with a gas axe because I loved to weld. I would make creatures out of these old metal drums.
Niki Caro
I got caught stealing when I was a kid from the local bodega right across the street from where we lived. I tried to steal a big bag of Red Hot Dollars. And I swear, I was about 7 years old and the bag was bigger’n me.
Marlon Wayans
My father, who was jailed for stealing on more than one occasion, just abandoned his fatherly responsibilities and disappeared. I grew up working from the time I was nine years of age. Money was a big issue everywhere I lived.
Wayne Dyer
My friends were stealing cars and shoplifting. I was never into that but I was cheeky. I enjoyed making people laugh.
Ben Eine
If people are stealing the resources of this nation, if people are taking bribes – if judges or persons in authority, whether they are judges or whoever they may be in government, ministers, whoever, if they are taking bribes – it attacks the fundament of our existence as a society.
Yemi Osinbajo
It’s not Apple’s fault that they’re seeking to avoid paying taxes. They’re not lying, cheating or stealing. They’re following the rules that were created by governments. If the government doesn’t like the rules, they can change them.
John Mackey
Enlightened despots are mythical creatures; real despots seem more interested in stealing money or installing their sons after them.
Elliott Abrams
When you start learning how to give when you’re young, when you get older it is second nature. Just like stealing. Start young and you keep on stealing forever. Ask my politicians.
Mechai Viravaidya
I might go my whole life stealing money. I got paid to play basketball, which is a scam. I get paid to watch basketball, which is a scam.
Charles Barkley
I’m just trying to affect the game in some way whenever I get an opportunity. If that’s stealing a base, making a catch, beating out a double play, whatever it may be.
Mookie Betts
Obviously, I think the most meaningful thing is winning, and winning the World Series, but the way you help your team, if that is stealing bases and you can be the best at it, I think that’s pretty cool.
Trea Turner
To be sure, robotics are not the only job killers out there, with outsourcing stealing far more gigs than automation.
Daniel Lyons
I don’t actually read that much. I like movies a bit more. That’s how I come up with ideas – by seeing things, hearing things, recycling things. Stealing things!
Mike Patton
My workout was running down fly balls, stealing a base, or running for my life on the football field.
Bo Jackson
There’s a difference between hiring writers and stealing jokes.
Chris Cubas
I’ve always had an idealistic streak about storytelling in that I believe we owe more to audiences than repeatedly bludgeoning them over the head while stealing their lunch money. We owe them inspiration. That’s why I’m more interested now in creating new heroes than hooking up jumper cables to old ones.
Mark Frost
You can think somebody’s stealing from the cookie jar, but if you don’t catch him you don’t catch him.
Matt Serra
If you were brought up in the ’40s, a kid in Ossining, New York, hanging out at the poolroom and stealing, how can you think, ‘Here I am in Ossining. I, too, can be a movie star!’
Peter Falk
This is America: Corporate stealing is practically the national pastime, and Goldman Sachs is far from the only company to get away with doing it.
Matt Taibbi
I wasn’t stealing cars at like, six. But I’ve always been bad.
Danielle Bregoli
Desperation is like stealing from the Mafia: you stand a good chance of attracting the wrong attention.
Douglas Horton
In the end, Obama won, stealing the change message from John Edwards and beating back Hillary Clinton’s focus on experience. And the race turned on a remarkable speech Obama gave on the night of Nov. 10, 2007, in Des Moines.
John Dickerson
There really is only one story that you need to tell as a scientist or a technologist. It’s Prometheus stealing fire. That’s it. That’s what we do as scientists or technologists.
Brian Andreas
I don’t know if that’s a year’s bad luck, or if that’s how it works. But stealing a Christmas tree – that can’t be a good thing, karma-wise.
Adrian McKinty
I know imitation is the highest form of flattery, but stealing one’s identity is totally different.
AnnaLynne McCord
I got fired for giving coffee away. It was just my regulars. I’d say, ‘Don’t worry about it,’ and they’d put down a dollar tip. Technically, I was stealing. Ethically, I was boosting morale!
Jack McBrayer
It’s nice to sometimes get things out of life, rather than stealing from other artists. I’m trying to steal from the real people.
John Hawkes
There’s been this argument about Coldplay stealing this melody from Joe Satriani, but, if you listen to it, it’s mine! It’s the ‘Foreigner Suite,’ it is!
Cat Stevens
I don’t know, scene stealing is something I see as, people look at it, it could be a positive thing, but I really like to think of myself as a team player. It’s kind of like one player can make the other teammates better, kind of like Larry Byrd dishing off.
Kevin Dillon
This job is like stealing. I travel first class in a nice plane. I have a driver waiting for me. I go in a room and have room service. I have a meeting. Then I go to the best game of the weekend and talk football – and they pay me.
Lee Corso
I don’t buy these rag magazines that feed off of stolen, you know, press. They’re basically stealing someone’s image in order to make money for themselves… They wait at the end of my street in their cars. Every time I exit my home, I have company.
Ashton Kutcher
This photographing is really the business of stealing.
Diane Arbus
We used to indulge hopelessly as a family at Christmas. When the children were little, I dressed up as Father Christmas. They knew it was a gag, but they loved it. I remember stealing into their bedrooms at 1 A.M. and filling the stockings up at the end of the bed.
Richard Attenborough
I’ve stolen licks from just about every person that ever picked up a guitar. We all borrow from one another; it’s called legitimate stealing.
J. J. Cale
Would you go into a CD store and steal a CD? It’s the same thing, people going into the computers and loggin’ on and stealing our music.
Britney Spears
My bees cover one thousand square miles of land that I do not own in their foraging flights, flying from flower to flower for which I pay no rent, stealing nectar but pollinating plants in return.
Sue Hubbell
In a way I spend my entire life stealing from everything – from the past, from cities I love, from where I grew up – grabbing things, taking not only from architecture but from Italy, art, writing, poetry, music.
Renzo Piano
The British Museum is great for seeing how excellent we were at stealing things.
Russell Howard
I’m an honest man. I am living my life. I’m not stealing. And I’ve never been ashamed of who I am – I am a Roma.
Danis Tanovic
Before Katrina, you didn’t see criticism of the Bush administration in the media. Here they are, stealing elections, enacting illegal wars, huge crimes against humanity and democracy, and you didn’t even see criticism. It wasn’t until Katrina that people started to come down on them.
Ani DiFranco
Lying, stealing, and cheating are commonplace.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
I have never witnessed, nor will I live long enough to witness, a more simplistic crime than me stealing your identity.
Frank Abagnale
Anyway, I lived on the streets and did pretty good until I got caught stealing, what was it? I kicked in a restaurant window, went in and took all the food that I wanted, and while coming out I was grabbed.
Gregory Corso
Borrowing is not much better than begging; just as lending with interest is not much better than stealing.
Doris Lessing
That was worse than stealing, you know, talking back to a white person.
Claudette Colvin
Even if the most ethical people were elected to high position and we ran out of resources, there would still be lying, cheating, stealing, and corruption. It is not ethical people that are needed but rather a way of intelligently managing the Earth’s resources for everyone’s well-being.
Jacque Fresco
I write by stealing time. The hours in the day have never felt as if they belonged to me. The greatest number has belonged to my day job as a physician and professor of medicine – eight to 12 hours, and even more in the early days.
Abraham Verghese
Bonnie and Clyde were almost like a modern-day Robin Hood, stealing ‘the government’s money.’ I think that’s a bit of why they were glorified.
Lane Garrison
There are important rules in life – like not parking on yellow lines or stealing from your neighbour. But some rules are made to be broken.
Katie Hopkins
I go to correctional facilities and talk to kids there. They have little kids in there who are, like, 12 years old, stealing cars and stuff like that.
It was around the summer of 1982 when the drug problem really impacted. It became a lifestyle rather than a recreation. When you start lying and stealing, you cannot con yourself you’re in control any more.
Irvine Welsh
Ronda Rousey changing the game for MMA, you know? Dana White said he’d never have a girl in the Octagon. Ronda Rousey comes along, and she’s the main event any time she’s on. The women, I feel, in the UFC are stealing the show.
Becky Lynch
Although there’s no one I really pattern my game after, I am a firm believer in stealing stuff from other people.
Mohamed Bamba
I would rather have nothing worth stealing than live my life trying to protect things.
Hugh Dennis
Distractions can take us in an exciting direction but most often borrow our attention briefly without much resistance and take their sweet time giving it back. Distractions lure us in with an easy escape and then trick us by stealing our attention.
Tara Stiles
I am accusing him of stealing my best material, he was a very funny man.
Frank Carson
Stealing someone’s signals was a part of the game and everybody attempted to do that. We had people that always tried to steal signals.
Bill Cowher
Sign stealing has been a part of the game forever.
Patrick Corbin
I went to jail at 16 for stealing tires off Cadillacs. When I got out I said, Never again.
Barry White
You’re stealing people’s secrets. You convince them to give up their life and imagine the life you’ve created is real or more interesting. If it’s a good play, they’ll cry or think private thoughts about their lives or laugh.
Mark Rylance