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Prison Quotes

Justice is justice though it's always delayed and finally done only by mistake.

George Bernard Shaw
Total votes: 20

The punishment can be remitted; the crime is everlasting.

Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)
Total votes: 25

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: 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: 19

Probably the only place where a man can feel really secure is in a maximum security prison, except for the imminent threat of release.

Germaine Greer
Total votes: 28

Well does Heaven have care that no man secures happiness by crime.

Vittorio Alfieri
Total votes: 26

One crime is everything; two nothing.

Dorothee DeLuzy
Total votes: 25


While crime is punished it yet increases.

Seneca
Total votes: 16

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

Charles Wyndham
Total votes: 22

They took away my money, my family, and my security. Why couldn't they destroy my ideas? We will question them in court tomorrow as we trigger The Revolution of all revolutions!

Jordan Couch
Total votes: 28

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: 27

In the halls of justice, the only justice is in the halls.

Lenny Bruce
Total votes: 25

The public have more interest in the punishment of an injury than he who receives it.

Marcus Porcius Cato
Total votes: 21

One man meets an infamous punishment for that crime which confers a diadem upon another.

Juvenal (Decimus Junius Juvenal)
Total votes: 21

In a civilized society, all crimes are likely to be sins, but most sins are not and ought not to be treated as crimes.

Geoffrey Fisher
Total votes: 22

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: 23

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

W. C. Fields
Total votes: 18

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

David Herbert Lawrence
Total votes: 16

It is certain that the study of human psychology, if it were undertaken exclusively in prisons, would also lead to misrepresentation and absurd generalizations.

Jacques Yves Cousteau
Total votes: 17

Prison, dungeons, blessed places where evil is impossible because they are the crossroads of all the evil in the world. One cannot commit evil in hell.

Jean Genet
Total votes: 23

It is safer that a bad man should not be accused, than that he should be acquitted.

Titus Livy
Total votes: 18

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

Denis Healey
Total votes: 23

A man who has no excuse for a crime, is indeed defenseless!

Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton
Total votes: 27

Body is a home, a prison and a grave.

James Runcie
Total votes: 14

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

Japanese Proverb
Total votes: 20