We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
— Aesop

Carelessness is worse than a thieve.
Scottish Proverbs thieving quote

We crucify ourselves between two thieves: regret for yesterday and fear of tomorrow.
— Fulton Oursler

He 63 ways of getting money, the most common, most honorable ones being staling, thieving, and robbing.
— Francois Rabelais

Office without pay makes thieves.
— thieving quotation by Proverbs