Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is in an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob, and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.— Frederick Douglass
Unusual Robbed quotations
Don't let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. It's your place in the world; it's your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live.
The hardest thing is to forgive, but God does, even if you murdered or robbed, ya it's wrong, but God loves, take one step toward him he'll take two toward you, even when all else fails, God'll support you
How little wives may realize that a biting, stinging word in the morning will rob a husband of efficiency the whole day long. But a loving, tender, beautiful word—a little prayer word—will fill him with music and will lead him into victory.
If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.
The class which has the power to rob upon a large scale has also the power to control the government and legalize their robbery.
Doctors are just the same as lawyers;
the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too.
I want to rob a bank with a BB gun. "Give me all your money or I will give you a dimple! I will be rich, you will be cute. We both win."
Some men rob you with a six-gun -- others rob you with a fountain pen.
Everything in this world can be robbed and stolen, except one thing;
this one thing is the love that emanates from a human being towards a solid commitment to a conviction or cause.
For centuries, Europeans dominated the African continent.
The white man arrogated to himself the right to rule and to be obeyed by the non-white; his mission, he claimed, was to "civilize" Africa. Under this cloak, the Europeans robbed the continent of vast riches and inflicted unimaginable suffering on the African people.
Sometimes the lack of substantive freedoms relates directly to economic poverty, which robs people of the freedom to satisfy hunger; or to achieve sufficient nutrition, or to obtain remedies for treatable illnesses or the opportunity to be adequatley clothed or sheltered, or to enjoy clean water or sanitary facilities.
We must overcome the notion that we must be regular.
.. it robs you of the chance to be extraordinary and leads you to the mediocre.
I go in solitude, so as not to drink out of everybody's cistern.
When I am among the many I live as the many do, and I do not think I really think; after a time it always seems as if they want to banish myself from myself and rob me of my soul.
You might as well praise a man for not robbing a bank as to praise him for playing by the rules.
Robbing someone of their smile and putting it on your own face doesn't make you happy.
True beauty is something that attacks, overpowers, robs, and finally destroys.
I don't drink much and I smoke very little.
I guess my only bad habit is robbing banks. Now you see, fellas, I ain't such a bad guy at heart.
A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
Shrinking away from death is something unhealthy and abnormal which robs the second half of life of its purpose.
Fear is a thief. It robbed Peter of a perfectly good walk on water, & kept the other eleven in the boat.
If, while I hear the wild shriek of the slave mother robbed of her little ones, I do not open my mouth, am I not guilty?
I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country;
he is a bird of bad moral character; like those among men who live by sharping and robbing, he is generally poor, and often very lousy. The turkey is a much more respectable bird, and withal a true original native of America.
When ATM machines came out and people were prosecuted for robbing ATM machines, I don't think anybody thought the banks were against technology because they didn't want their ATM machines lifted.
Kids have to be tough to survive on the streets of Kathmandu, where older gang members often beat and rob them. They face cold winters, hunger, homelessness, and unsympathetic police. But under each hardened shell there is still a child.
Love, unrequited, robs me of my rest: Love, hopeless love, my ardent soul encumbers: Love, nightmare-like, lies heavy on my chest, And weaves itself into my midnight slumbers!
The greatest pleasure is to vanquish your enemies and chase them before you, to rob them of their wealth and see those dear to them bathed in tears, to ride their horses and clasp to your bosom their wives and daughters.
Everyone has favorite criminals. Mine are pimps. We can all rob a bank; we can all sell drugs. Being a pimp is a whole other thing.
If you have a gun, you can rob a bank, but if you have a bank, you can rob everyone.
Men sometimes speak as if humility and meekness would rob us of what is noble and bold and manlike. O that all would believe that this is the nobility of the kingdom of heaven, that this is the royal spirit that the King of heaven displayed, that this is Godlike, to humble oneself, to become the servant of all!
The north of the Central African Republic is now a war zone, with rival armed bands burning villages, kidnapping children, robbing travelers and killing people with impunity.
Love is a command, not just a feeling.
Somehow, in the romantic world of music and theater we have made love to be what it is not. We have so mixed it with beauty and charm and sensuality and contact that we have robbed it of its higher call of cherishing and nurturing.
Becoming conscious is of course a sacrilege against nature;
it is as though you had robbed the unconscious of something.
They will not criminalise us, rob us of our true identity, steal our individualism, depoliticise us, churn us out as systemised, institutionalised, decent law-abiding robots. Never will they label our liberation struggle as criminal.
It doesn't make you bad losing to Rob Van Dam... it just makes you like everybody else.