tyv tror hver mand stjæler

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Danish[edit]

Proverb[edit]

tyv tror hver mand stjæler ‎("The thief thinks all men steal.")

  1. A person who regularly does something specific, usually something wrong, is more likely to believe that others are also doing the same thing. For instance, a person who regularly lies is more likely to mistrust others.
  2. The jaundiced eye sees all things yellow.