- They drift very early into a life of crime and vagabondage, become addicted to all of the vices which cross their path, are markedly egotistical, have no conception of social life, frequently desert their wives and families, and a great many of them finally end their days in jails or poorhouses. - "Studies in Forensic Psychiatry", Bernard Glueck.
- There was a man run down almost to vagabondage, owing to his increasingly shabby clothing, and he was only saved from becoming a moral and physical wreck by a remnant of good- breeding in him that kept his worn boots well polished. - "The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner", Charles Dudley Warner.
- Armies of bankrupts, hosts of workers forced into vagabondage, a sea of suffering of every sort, made up the price which our ancestors paid for every step of progress. - "Equality", Edward Bellamy.