see it takes one to know one (a thief to catch a thief); thick as thieves.
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The Oscar-winning actress put nude photo thieves in their place with one perfect statement.Jennifer Lawrence’s Righteous Fury Says Everything We Wanted to Say|Kevin O’Keeffe|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dear Thief is worthy of the abused critical adjectives philosophical, atmospheric, and masterful.
Last month I turned and faced their surreptitious security: “Catch any thieves today?”‘Why Have I Lost Control?’: Cory Booker in ’92 on Rodney King Echoes Ferguson|Cory Booker|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rich man, poor man, beggar man, thief, doctor, lawyer, Indian chief, and all that.
All a thief had to do was take off the dial knob on the safe and place the little joker on inside of it.
He had seen the act committed, he felt sure but had made no effort whatever to stop the thief.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
I'd admire to see him cavorting around on the pinnacles after horse-thieves or whisky-runners or a bunch of bad Indians.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Thy princes are faithless, companions of thieves: they all love bribes, they run after rewards.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Why should not the thief have simply entered by the window of the study, which like the kitchen, was on the ground floor?The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Oliver coloured involuntarily to find that the old thief had been reading his thoughts; but boldly said, Yes, he did want to know.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens