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|thief 10 For environmental criminologists, 'opportunity makes the thief' is more |
than just a popular saying; it is the cornerstone of their approach. They believe
that if opportunity increases so will crime. More important, they also believe that if
|637.) Opportunity makes the thief. (It.) Opportunity maketh a thief. — (Baton, |
Letter to the Earl of Essex, 1593.) The hole calls the thief. ((.: H.) La ocasion hace
el ladrou — The opportunity makes the thief. — (Span.) El agnjero llama al ladron
|opportunity never knocks for persons not worth a rap opportunity never knocks |
twice at any man's door out of ... Proverb expressing similar meaning:
OPPORTUNITY MAKES A THIEF. the opera ain't over till the fat lady sings Wait
|"Charley," said Tobias, "did you ever hear of that old German proverb that says '|
Opportunity makes the thief?' " "No, I don't know as I ever did. Why?" "Because if '
opportunity makes the thief,' what about the man that makes the opportunity for ...
|The wealth and variety of secondary sources actually increased my uncertainty |
by making it difficult to reach firm ... I believe that notwithstanding its venerably
ancient origins, the adage 'Opportunity makes the thief' is wrong, or rather, ...
|OPPORTUNITY. Watch your opportunity. Opportunity makes desire. Periander. F. |
Lieber. Opportunity makes the thief. W. Jerdan. Opportunities neglected are lost.
Defoe. Opportunity is the cream of time. R. Farmer. A wise man waits for ...
|... makes many a thief a nice wife and a back door oft do make a rich man poor an |
open door may tempt a saint an open gate tempts a saint a padlock invites a
picklock at open doors dogs come in laying up makes many thieves opportunity ...
|"Opportunity makes the thief," concludes my correspondent. He does not |
conclude wrongly. There is nonetheless some injustice or forgetfulness, because
the reasons for the act in the hallway were all pious. Besides this, the proverb
could be ...