Stealing Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old stealing quotes, stealing sayings, and stealing proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

If you steal something small you are a petty thief, but if you steal millions you are a gentleman of society.     


Steal a little and they'll put you in jail, steal a lot and they'll make you king.     

Bob Dylan

You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another.     


It's not stealing, it's retrieving.     

Mora Early

If you don't get caught, you deserve everything you steal.     

Daniel Nayeri

Stealing is always wrong, but stealing paintings in an elaborate way is a little like stealing bread to feed your family. It's stealing bread to feed the world's daydreams about becoming an art thief.     

Ben Mathis-Lilley

Stealing isn't so easy, often it's hard work, otherwise we'd all be doing it.     

Elfriede Jelinek

Stealing has always been a way of redistributing wealth.     

John Conyers

Stealing things is a glorious occupations, particularly in the art world.     

Malcolm McLaren

He who steals a little steals with the same wish as he who steals much, but with less power.     


One can steal ideas, but no one can steal execution or passion.     

Tim Ferriss