History is full of people who went to prison or were burned at the stake for proclaiming their ideas. Society has always defended itself.
The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence.
We're in a war. People who blast some pot on a casual basis are guilty of treason.
A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.
I never saw a man who looked With such a wistful eye Upon that little tent of blue Which prisoners call the sky.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
I wrote a million words in the first year, and I could never have done that outside of prison.
The world itself is but a large prison, out of which some are daily led to execution.
Justice is that virtue of the soul which is distributive according to desert.
The common argument that crime is caused by poverty is a kind of slander on the poor.
One of the many lessons that one learns in prison is, that things are what they are and will be what they will be.
Most people fancy themselves innocent of those crimes of which they cannot be convicted.
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.