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Prison Quotes

When the Nazis came for the communists, I remained silent; I was not a communist. When they locked up the social democrats, I remained silent; I was not a social democrat. When they came for the trade unionists, I did not speak out; I was not a trade unionist. When they came for me, there was no one left to speak out.

Reverend Martin Niemoeller
Total votes: 19

I can work for the Lord in or out of prison.

Charles W. Colson
Total votes: 18

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

Albert Einstein
Total votes: 20

Steal goods and you’ll go to prison, steal lands and you are a king.

Japanese Proverb
Total votes: 17

Shyness is the prison of the heart.

Spanish Proverb
Total votes: 17

Crime is a logical extension of the sort of behavior that often [is] considered perfectly respectable in legitimate business.

Robert Rice
Total votes: 19

Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year. This is quite a profitable sum, especially when one considers that the Mafia spends very little for office supplies.

Woody Allen
Total votes: 14

Wherever any one is against his will, that is to him a prison.

Epictetus
Total votes: 12

Pardon is the virtue of victory.

Giuseppe Mazzini
Total votes: 13

Three hundred years ago a prisoner condemned to the Tower of London carved on the wall of his cell this sentiment to keep up his spirits during his long imprisonment: “It is not adversity that kills, but the impatience with which we bear adversity.”

Father James Keller
Total votes: 16

The power of punishment is to silence, not to confute.

Samuel Johnson
Total votes: 11

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

Daryl Gates
Total votes: 13


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: 14

Trial by jury itself, instead of being a security to persons who are accused, shall be a delusion, a mockery, and a snare.

Thomas Denman
Total votes: 14

The refined punishments of the spiritual mode are usually much more indecent and dangerous than a good smack.

David Herbert Lawrence
Total votes: 12

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

Valentino Rossi
Total votes: 16

There's no greater threat to our independence, to our cherished freedoms and personal liberties than the continual, relentless injection of these insidious poisons into our system. We must decide whether we cherish independence from drugs, without which there is no freedom.

William Von Raab
Total votes: 16

Laws do not persuade just because they threaten.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Total votes: 13

I am an expert of electricity. My father occupied the chair of applied electricity at the state prison.

W. C. Fields
Total votes: 16

There is a point at which even justice does injury.

Sophocles
Total votes: 19

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices - just recognize them.

Edward R. Murrow
Total votes: 16

The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.

Aristotle
Total votes: 15

America is the land of the second chance – and when the gates of the prison open, the path ahead should lead to a better life.

George W. Bush
Total votes: 15

Two men look out the same prison bars; one sees mud and the other stars.

Frederick Langbridge
Total votes: 24

Well, I don't think prisons are the answer to everything, obviously.

Judge Mills Lane
Total votes: 16