I never saw a man who looked With such a wistful eye Upon that little tent of blue Which prisoners call the sky.
It is better that ten guilty persons escape, than that one innocent suffer.
When I was in prison, I was wrapped up in all those deep books. That Tolstoy crap - people shouldn't read that stuff.
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.
Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices - just recognize them.
The worst prison is not of stone. It is of a throbbing heart, outraged by an infamous life.
The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion is the thickness of a prison walls.
Those magistrates who can prevent crime, and do not, in effect encourage it.
The thoughts of a prisoner - they're not free either. They keep returning to the same things.
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.
The contagion of crime is like that of the plague. Criminals collected together corrupt each other; they are worse than ever when at the termination of their punishment they re-enter society.
We who live in prison, and in whose lives there is no event but sorrow, have to measure time by throbs of pain, and the record of bitter moments.
What restrains us from killing is partly fear of punishment, partly moral scruple, and partly what may be described as a sense of humor.