One of the many lessons that one learns in prison is, that things are what they are and will be what they will be.
Most people fancy themselves innocent of those crimes of which they cannot be convicted.
The world itself is but a large prison, out of which some are daily led to execution.
There is no peace because the making of peace is at least as costly as the making of war - at least as exigent, at least as disruptive, at least as liable to bring disgrace and prison and death in its wake.
Justice is that virtue of the soul which is distributive according to desert.
Money will determine whether the accused goes to prison or walks out of the courtroom a free man.
If punishment reaches not the mind and makes not the will supple, it hardens the offender.
Kill a man, and you are an assassin. Kill millions of men, and you are a conqueror. Kill everyone, and you are a God.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
A just chastisement may benefit a man, though it seldom does; but an unjust one changes all his blood to gall.
The only difference between me and my fellow actors is that I've spent more time in jail.
It is safer that a bad man should not be accused, than that he should be acquitted.
We shall fight against them, throw them in prisons and destroy them.
The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear.