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Prison Quotes

Money will determine whether the accused goes to prison or walks out of the courtroom a free man.

Johnnie Cochran
Total votes: 31

There are only two places in the world where time takes precedence over the job to be done. School and prison.

William Glasser
Total votes: 31

Definition, rationality, and structure are ways of seeing, but they become prisons when they blank out other ways of seeing.

A. R. Ammons
Total votes: 24

I never saw a man who looked With such a wistful eye Upon that little tent of blue Which prisoners call the sky.

Oscar Wilde
Total votes: 35

It is true you cannot eat freedom and you cannot power machinery with democracy. But then neither can political prisoners turn on the light in the cells of a dictatorship.

Corazon Aquino
Total votes: 46


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: 22

A sick person is a prisoner.

Yemeni Proverb
Total votes: 28

A country is in a bad state, which is governed only by laws; because a thousand things occur for which laws cannot provide, and where authority ought to interpose.

Samuel Johnson
Total votes: 40

Body is a home, a prison and a grave.

James Runcie
Total votes: 26

Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.

George Bernard Shaw
Total votes: 32

I have been studying how I may compare this prison where I live unto the world; Shut up in the prison of their own consciences.

James Usher
Total votes: 40

Once we are destined to live out our lives in the prison of our mind, our duty is to furnish it well.

Peter Ustinov
Total votes: 34

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

Mitchell Burgess
Total votes: 29

Oh who is that young sinner with the handcuffs on his wrist? And what has he been after that they groan and shake their fists? And wherefore is he wearing such a conscience-stricken air? Oh they're taking him to prison for the colour of his hair.

A. E. Housman
Total votes: 40

There is a point at which even justice does injury.

Sophocles
Total votes: 35


Karl Menninger
Total votes: 26

In my country we go to prison first and then become President.

Nelson Mandela
Total votes: 37

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

Horace Mann
Total votes: 33

Why would anyone expect him to come out smarter? He went to prison for three years, not Princeton.

Dan Duva
Total votes: 41

Crimes lead one into another; they who are capable of being forgers are capable of being incendiaries.

Edmund Burke
Total votes: 30

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

Epictetus
Total votes: 23

When I was in prison, I was wrapped up in all those deep books. That Tolstoy crap - people shouldn't read that stuff.

Mike Tyson
Total votes: 44

No crime has been without a precedent.

Seneca
Total votes: 41

We shall not yield to violence. We shall not be deprived of union freedoms. We shall never agree with sending people to prison for their convictions.

Lech Walesa
Total votes: 39

Those magistrates who can prevent crime, and do not, in effect encourage it.

Marcus Porcius Cato
Total votes: 34