The Art of Letting Go


Smile Quote No. 23: The Robbed that Smiles, Steals Something from the Thief

A famous poet once said: the robbed that smiles, steals something from the thief. To further expound about the meaning of this quote, let’s discuss the literal meaning of the words above. A thief for example who steals from someone (victim of robbery or also understood as “the robbed”) will expect that the victim will feel violated because he took something that is important from him. However if “the robbed” is smiling instead of crying, then the thief might feel cheated as he may have stolen something that is not that valuable after all.

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