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Prison Quotes

I don't like being famous - it is like a prison. And driving for Ferrari would make it far worse.

Valentino Rossi
Total votes: 85

The law does not pretend to punish everything that is dishonest. That would seriously interfere with business.

Clarence S. Darrow
Total votes: 99

You utter a vow, or forge a signature, and you may find yourself bound for life to a monastery, a woman, or prison.

Bronislaw Malinowski
Total votes: 81

Punishment, that is the justice for the unjust.
 

Saint Aurelius Augustine (Augustine of Hippo)
Total votes: 91

They took away my money, my family, and my security. Why couldn't they destroy my ideas? We will question them in court tomorrow as we trigger The Revolution of all revolutions!

Jordan Couch
Total votes: 59

If two people fight on the street, whose fault is it? Who is the criminal? It is the government’s responsibility because the government has not educated the people to not make mistakes. The people have inadequate, incompetent education, so they make mistakes! It is such a fraud.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Total votes: 50

Laws grind the poor, and rich men rule the law.

Oliver Goldsmith
Total votes: 46

To my mind, to kill in war is not a whit better than to commit ordinary murder.

Albert Einstein
Total votes: 60

I submit that an individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.

Martin Luther King, Jr.
Total votes: 36


While crime is punished it yet increases.

Seneca
Total votes: 50

Only free men can negotiate. Prisoners cannot enter into contracts.

Nelson Mandela
Total votes: 68

How dreadful it is when the right judge judges wrong.

Sophocles
Total votes: 48

Adversities such as being homeless and going to prison has made many people stronger.

Philip Emeagwali
Total votes: 58

The worst of prison life, he thought, was not being able to close his door.

Stendhal (pseudonym Henri Beyle)
Total votes: 87


Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.

Martin Luther King, Jr.
Total votes: 46

The object of punishment is prevention from evil; it never can be made impulsive to good.

Horace Mann
Total votes: 47

The public have more interest in the punishment of an injury than he who receives it.

Marcus Porcius Cato
Total votes: 52

The world is a prison in which solitary confinement is preferable.
 

Karl Kraus
Total votes: 112

We're in a war. People who blast some pot on a casual basis are guilty of treason.

Daryl Gates
Total votes: 70

Well does Heaven have care that no man secures happiness by crime.

Vittorio Alfieri
Total votes: 54

There is a point at which even justice does injury.

Sophocles
You voted 1. Total votes: 51

They were being driven to a prison, through no fault of their own, in all probability for life. In comparison, how much easier it would be to walk to the gallows than to this tomb of living horrors!

Nellie Bly
Total votes: 53

So justice while she winks at crimes, Stumbles on innocence sometimes.

Samuel Butler
Total votes: 45

Governments have tried to stop crime through punishment throughout the ages, but crime continued in the past punishment remains. Crime can only be stopped through a preventive approach in the schools. You teach the students Transcendental Meditation, and right away they’ll begin using their full brain physiology sensible and they will not get sidetracked into wrong things.

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Total votes: 51

The mellow sweetness of pumpkin pie off a prison spoon is something you will never forget.

Mitchell Burgess
Total votes: 57