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Prison Quotes

The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion is the thickness of a prison walls.

Denis Healey
Total votes: 28

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

Japanese Proverb
Total votes: 25

Man is condemned to be free.

Jean-Paul Sartre
Total votes: 33

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

Edmund Burke
Total votes: 19

It is better that ten guilty persons escape, than that one innocent suffer.

Sir William Blackstone
Total votes: 21

By noiselessly going to a prison a civil-resister ensures a calm atmosphere.

Gandhi
Total votes: 25

Extreme justice is extreme injustice.

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero)
Total votes: 27

The only effect of public punishment is to show the rabble how bravely it can be borne; and that every one who hath lost a toe-nail hath suffered worse.

Walter Savage Landor
Total votes: 25

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: 25

Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.

George Bernard Shaw
Total votes: 22

In prison, you get the chance to see who really loves you.

Suge Knight
Total votes: 22

No obligation to justice does force a man to be cruel, or to use the sharpest sentence.

Jeremy Taylor
Total votes: 24

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

Robert Rice
Total votes: 28

To trial bring her stolen charms, and let her prison be my arms.

Charles Wyndham
Total votes: 29

A just chastisement may benefit a man, though it seldom does; but an unjust one changes all his blood to gall.

Ouida (pseudonym of Marie Louise de la Ramee)
Total votes: 20

It is the deed that teaches, not the name we give it. Murder and capital punishment are not opposites that cancel one another, but similars that breed their own kind.

George Bernard Shaw
Total votes: 26

Corporal punishment falls far more heavily than most weighty pecuniary penalty.

Seneca
Total votes: 21

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

Daryl Gates
Total votes: 23

A variety in punishment is of utility, as well as a proportion.

George Washington
You voted 3. Total votes: 17

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

Stendhal (pseudonym Henri Beyle)
Total votes: 25

I know not whether laws be right, or whether laws be wrong; All that we know who lie in gaol is that the wall is strong; And that each day is like a year, a year whose days are long.

Oscar Wilde
Total votes: 29

Here the great art lies, to discern in what the law is to be to restraint and punishment, and in what things persuasion only is to work.

John Milton
Total votes: 16

The uneven impact of actual enforcement measures tends to mirror and reinforce more general patterns of discrimination (along socioeconomic, racial and ethnic, sexual, and perhaps generational lines) within the society. As a consequence, such enforcement (ineffective as it may be in producing conformity) almost certainly reinforces feelings of alienation already prevalent within major segments of the population.

Edwin M. Schur
Total votes: 20

I was in prison, and you came unto me. Verily I say unto you, inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.
~(Jesus Christ) Matthew 25:36, 40

(Jesus Christ) Matthew 25:36, 40
Total votes: 32

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: 29