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Prison Quotes

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices - just recognize them.

Edward R. Murrow
Total votes: 46

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

Dan Duva
Total votes: 51

Two men look out the same prison bars; one sees mud and the other stars.

Frederick Langbridge
Total votes: 54

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

George Bernard Shaw
Total votes: 52


We shall fight against them, throw them in prisons and destroy them.

Vladimir Putin
Total votes: 41

On a planet that increasingly resembles one huge Maximum Security prison, the only intelligent choice is to plan a jail break.

Robert Anton Wilson
Total votes: 38

It is hard, but it is excellent, to find the right knowledge of when correction is necessary and when grace doth most avail.

Sir Philip Sidney
Total votes: 55

Self is the only prison that can bind the soul.

Henry Van Dyke
Total votes: 48

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

Denis Healey
Total votes: 103

No matter how you seem to fatten on a crime, that can never be good for the bee which is bad for the hive.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Total votes: 42

What is crime amongst the multitude, is only vice among the few.

Benjamin Disraeli
Total votes: 48

Wicked deeds are generally done, even with impunity, for the mere desire of occupation.

Marcellinus Ammianus
Total votes: 41

The only difference between me and my fellow actors is that I've spent more time in jail.

 

Robert Mitchum
Total votes: 42

As we grow in wisdom, we pardon more freely.

Madame de Stael
Total votes: 66

It is not at the table, but in prison, that you learn who your true friends are.

Serbian Proverb
Total votes: 67

On average, drug prisoners spend more time in federal prison than rapists, who often get out on early release because of the overcrowding in prison caused by the Drug War.

Michael Badnarik
Total votes: 60

Justice is that virtue of the soul which is distributive according to desert.

Aristotle
Total votes: 70

I have been studying how I may compare This prison where I live unto the world; And, for because the world is populous, And here is not a creature but myself, I cannot do it. Yet I'll hammer it out.

William Shakespeare
Total votes: 64

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

Stendhal (pseudonym Henri Beyle)
Total votes: 76

Forgiveness, that noblest of all self-denial, is a virtue which he alone who can practise in himself can willingly believe in another.

Charles Caleb Colton
Total votes: 40

I sometimes wish that people would put a little more emphasis upon the observance of the law than they do upon its enforcement.

Calvin Coolidge
Total votes: 48

The guilt of enforced crimes lies on those who impose them.

Seneca
You voted 1. Total votes: 52

A sick person is a prisoner.

Yemeni Proverb
Total votes: 41

History is full of people who went to prison or were burned at the stake for proclaiming their ideas. Society has always defended itself.

Naguib Mahfouz
Total votes: 58

Care should be taken that the punishment does not exceed the guilt; and also that some men do not suffer for offenses for which others are not even indicted.

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero)
Total votes: 43