Best 59 of Crooks quotes - MyQuotes
Should the poor be flattered? No; let the candied tongue lick absurd pomp, and crook the pregnant hinges of the knee where thrift may follow fawning.
Zaphod Beeblebrox, adventurer, ex-hippie, good-timer (crook? quite possibly), manic self-publicist, terrible bad at personal relationships, often thought to be completely out to lunch.
... we photographers are nothing but a pack of crooks, thieves and voyeurs. We are to be found everywhere we are not wanted; we betray secrets that were never entrusted to us; we spy shamelessly on things that are not our business; And end up the hoarders of a vast quantity of stolen goods.
In Egypt the staff was rendered as a shepherd's crook that was a symbol for the pharaohs, the Druids of Egypt. The pharaohs wore the serpent on their headgear and the serpent was the symbol of the Magi of Ireland, the Naddreds, or Druids.
With great lawyers you have discussed lepers and crooks, you've been through all of F. Scott Fitzgerald's books.
By hook or by crook this peril too shall be something that we remember
How he could be a good user of LSD," I asked, "And know about the spiritual dimension - all that sort of thing - and still be a crook? I don't understand." "Then it's time you did. Psychedelic drugs don't change you - they don't change you character - unless you want to be changed. They enable change; they can't impose it.
Henry David Thoreau
In my Pantheon, Pan still reigns in his pristine glory, with his ruddy face, his flowing beard, and his shaggy body, his pipe and his crook, his nymph Echo, and his chosen daughter Iambe; for the great god Pan is not dead, as was rumored. No god ever dies. Perhaps of all the gods of New England and of ancient Greece, I am most constant at his shrine.
We’re being ripped off and screwed by a bunch of liars, thieves, crooks, and criminals, and they’re not the folks below. Don’t look in the streets, look in the corporate suites.
She stared at him dully and said: “I don’t like crooks, and even if I did, I wouldn’t like crooks that are stool-pigeons, and if I liked crooks that are stool-pigeons, I still wouldn’t like you.” She turned to the outer door.
I can’t tell by looking in your eyes whether you’re a priest or a crook.
These guys who talk about free markets, they're not ideologues; they're crooks.
Time. Time. What is time? Swiss manufacture it, French hoard it, Italians squander it, Americans say it is money. Hindus say it does not exist. Know what I say? I say time is a crook.
Ladies and Gentlemen, Hillary Clinton is a crook.
Republicans want smaller government for the same reason crooks want fewer cops; it's easier to get away with murder.
I gazed into the mirror... There, staring at me, was the pallid, flabby-mouthed face of a crook
Thurst [thrust] out nature with a croche [crook], yet woll she styll runne back agayne.
An honest man is all right even if he's an idiot...but a crook must have brains.
The only way we can be of use to God is to let Him take us through the crooks and crannies of our own characters.
Richard Nixon was a Republican presidential candidate who encouraged crooks to commit espionage against the Democratic National Committee in order to gain an edge in a presidential election.
The flute of the Pied Piper of Hamelin has never left us and it is essential that we train our ear to detect its false notes because in our case the flute is being played by the rats.
You’re my mascot, Paper Moon.” I was too tired to object. We both knew I was more than a mascot. I’d worked for my brother since I was eleven, for six long years. “You should stop calling me that,” I said. “I love that name.” “P.M. and her dad were crooks. It gives it away.
Profit should never come at the cost of human blood. Any government that places profit before people is pure evil.
I just want you to know you aren't going to church with a crook.
Love like Death,, Levels all ranks, and lays the shepherd's crook Beside the scepter
There is no way to be truly great in this world. We are impaled on the crook of conditioning. A fish that is in the water has no choice that he is. Genius would have it that we swim in sand. We are fish and we drown.
Last week convicted Enron crook Ken Lay died of a heart attack. They announced they were going to cremate him. Where he's going, why bother?.
To err is human. To errah is Kennedy.
I don't believe Spiro Agnew is a crook. If he was a crook, he'd still be in office.
To be a good detective you must also think like a crook, an immoral, unethical or unlawful person
The most evil person I ever met was a toss-up between Pablo Picasso and the publisher-crook Robert Maxwell.
Despite more than a year of spittle-flecked fury at Hillary Clinton for using a private email server, most Trump voters probably don’t even know what a private server is. Nor do they care. It was just a buzzword that somehow meant Hillary was a crook.
What's a crook, only a businessman without a shop.
Built like an oak tree, against which I could pitch my pillow and read; mornings, I could curl into the crook of your branches.
I sit with my toes in a brook, And if any one axes forwhy? I hits them a rap with my crook, For 'tis sentiment does it, says I.
A guy goes nuts if he ain't got nobody.
Crooks aren't the worst people, just the stupidest. The fleas of the world.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
Stupid crowds are the greatest wealth of the crook politicians!
Well, I'm used to rubbing shoulders with crooks and criminals.
Me? Well, I don't know, I must go to a dictionary and learn what a crook is. I've never been a crook.
The Big L was cold crazy, A top-notch crook snatchin pocket books from old ladies
I don't know why we'd need so many more prisons when the crooks seem so happy in the Senate.
Everyone faces challenges from the fierce competition as well as the manipulative crooks that are rampant throughout the music business.
John Lee Hooker
In my career, people in the record business have been rockin' in the same ol' boat. They all crooks - I'll say it clear and loud - especially the big ones.
I have long thought that his [Rupert Murdoch's] social philosophy was contained in his cartoon show, The Simpsons: all politicians and public officials are crooks, and the masses are a vast lumpen proletariat of deluded and exploitable blowhards.
I long for the days of good honest crooks.
And the Russians certainly don't have it. If a woman shows up in a fur coat, I just assume she's a crook. And that's me, the nice American. The assumption that you can't make money honestly is a killer.
It would be one of the most irritating experiences in the world to do a lot of work to uncover a fraud and then at have it go from X to 3X and at h the crooks happily partying with your money while you're meeting margin calls. Why would you want to go within hailing distance of that?
Richard M. Nixon
People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, I'm not a crook. I earned everything I've got.
Worst of all, however, is the devastation wrought by the misuse of religious conviction for political ends. In truth, we cannot sharply enough attack those wretched crooks who would like to make religion an implement to perform political or rather business services for them.