Prison Quotes

โ€œDepression is a prison where yo...

โ€œDepression is a prison where you are both the suffering prisoner and the cruel jailer.โ€ - Dorothy Rowe
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โ€œIf there is a God, He will have to beg my forgiven...

โ€œIf there is a God, He will have to beg my forgiveness.โ€ โ€” A phrase that was carved on the walls of a concentration camp cell during WWII by a Jewish prisoner.
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Fear can hold you priso...

Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free - The Shawshank Redemption!
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"Blind certainty, a close-mindedness that amount...

"Blind certainty, a close-mindedness that amounts to imprisonment so total that the prisoner doesn't even know he's locked up." - David Foster Wallace
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"We are p...

"We are prisoners of our own minds"
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โ€œThe purpose behind prison reform should be to have less cri...

โ€œThe purpose behind prison reform should be to have less crime. The prisoner has to be treated like a human being. If he isnโ€™t, when he gets out, he wonโ€™t act like one.โ€ โ€” Freddie Mercury
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You donโ€™t have to ...

You donโ€™t have to be alone if you keep prisoners- My coworker
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"If a man has a conscience he will suffer ...

"If a man has a conscience he will suffer for his mistake, that will be his punishment. As well as his prison." - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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โ€œThe purpose behind prison reform should be to have less cr...

โ€œThe purpose behind prison reform should be to have less crime. The prisoner has to be treated like a human being. If he isnโ€™t, when he gets out, he wonโ€™t act like one.โ€ - Johnny Cash
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โ€œHuman wisdom is often car...

โ€œHuman wisdom is often carried a prisoner in the hands of poisonous flattering words.โ€
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โ€œThe degree of civilisation ...

โ€œThe degree of civilisation in a society can be judged by entering its prisonsโ€ - Dostoevsky
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The victim of mind-manipulation does not know that h...

The victim of mind-manipulation does not know that he is a victim. To him, the walls of his prison are invisible, and he believes himself to be free. Aldous Huxley
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'Care about what otheres...

'Care about what otheres think and you shall always be their prisoner.' -Lao Tzu
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โ€œThere are essentially only two drugs that Western civilization tolerates: Caffeine from Monday...

โ€œThere are essentially only two drugs that Western civilization tolerates: Caffeine from Monday to Friday to energize you enough to make you a productive member of society, and alcohol from Friday to Monday to keep you too stupid to figure out the prison that you are living in.โ€ โ€”Bill Hicks
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โ€œCare about what other peo...

โ€œCare about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.โ€ โ€• Lao Tzu
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"One man's priso...

"One man's prison is another's one palace"- Paul Murphy
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I wrote a $2.5 million check for vehicular manslaughter when Razzle died. I should ha...

I wrote a $2.5 million check for vehicular manslaughter when Razzle died. I should have gone to prison. I definitely deserved to go to prison. But I did 30 days in jail and got laid and drank beer, because that's the power of cash. That's fucked up. -Vince Neil
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"People who genuinely need help can't get it. Neither can people who need me...

"People who genuinely need help can't get it. Neither can people who need medical cannabis to treat terrible diseases. We are spending billions, filling up our prisons with non-violent offenders and sacrificing our liberties." -- Sting
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"He who opens a sc...

"He who opens a school door, closes a prison." --Victor Hugo
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"One of the many lessons that one learns ...

"One of the many lessons that one learns in prison is, that things are what they are and will be what they will be" - Oscar Wilde
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The great mystery is not that we should have been thrown down here at random between th...

The great mystery is not that we should have been thrown down here at random between the profusion of matter and that of the stars; it is that from our very prison we should draw, from our own selves, images powerful enough to deny our own nothingness. โ€• Andre Malraux
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Every time you are tempted to react in the same o...

Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask yourself if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future. - Deepak Chopra
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You are a product of your ...

You are a product of your past, but you don't have to be a prisoner of it. - Anonymous
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โ€œI learned that people can easily for...

โ€œI learned that people can easily forget that others are human.โ€ - a prisoner in the Stanford Prison Experiment (1971)
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If you want total security, go to prison. There you...

If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom. -- Dwight D. Eisenhower
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"Most lies we tell ourselves. We create an illusion and become its ...

"Most lies we tell ourselves. We create an illusion and become its prisoners. We remain within the confines of this self-inflicted cage, desperately holding onto the false sense of security it provides." - Me
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"Yet my eyes are drawn toward, the mountain in the east. Fascinates and captivates, gives my...

"Yet my eyes are drawn toward, the mountain in the east. Fascinates and captivates, gives my heart no peace. The mountain holds the sunrise, in the prison of the night. Till bursting forth from rocky chains, the valley floods with light." ~Neil Peart (Rush - The Fountain of Lamneth
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"The victim of mind-manipulation does not know that h...

"The victim of mind-manipulation does not know that he is a victim. To him, the walls of his prison are invisible, and he believes himself to be free." - Aldous Huxley
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Your prison is your mind and ...

Your prison is your mind and your mind is your habit. Break the pattern and live in the moment.
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The difference between tax avoidance and tax ...

The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion, it has been said, โ€œis the thickness of a prison wall.โ€ - Jack Bernstein, โ€œSecrecy Worldโ€
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"If it weren't for my lawyer, I'd s...

"If it weren't for my lawyer, I'd still be in prison. It went a lot faster with two people digging." โ€” Joe Martin
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"We are all prison...

"We are all prisoners to a prison in which we hold the key."
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To forgive is to set a prison...

To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you. - Lewis B. Smedes
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It's not until they tell you you're going to die soon that you realize how short life is. Time is...

It's not until they tell you you're going to die soon that you realize how short life is. Time is the most valuable thing in life because it never comes back. And whether you spend it in the arms of a loved one or alone in a prison-cell, life is what you make of it. Dream big.Stefรกn Karl Stefรกnsson
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"He who opens a ...

"He who opens a school, closes a prison" - Victor Hugo
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"The greatest prison people...

"The greatest prison people live in is the fear of what other people think." - David Icke
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"Hard work is a prison sen...

"Hard work is a prison sentence only if it does not have meaning." - Malcolm Gladwell
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Where is the quote ...

Where is the quote "in the end it was just another prison" from?
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" The mountain holds the sunrise in the prison of the ni...

" The mountain holds the sunrise in the prison of the night, til bursting forth from rocky chains, the valley floods with light." ~Neil Peart (Rush - The Fountain of Lamneth)
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"Life is a dangerous thing. Insecurity is the price of livin...

"Life is a dangerous thing. Insecurity is the price of living. Only those who died and those who will never be born are absolutely safe." โ€”Alija Izetbegoviฤ‡, Notes from Prison, 1983-1988.
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You donโ€™t need a sociologist, a psychologist, a historian or...

You donโ€™t need a sociologist, a psychologist, a historian or an anthropologist to tell you that men and women are exceptionally good at making a prison out of their freedom. Darren Allen
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โ€œIf there is a God, he w...

โ€œIf there is a God, he will have to beg my forgiveness.โ€ - Jewish prisoner WWII
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"Why do you stay in...

"Why do you stay in prison when the door is so wide open?" - Rumi
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โ€œWe are all here for some special reason....

โ€œWe are all here for some special reason. Stop being a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future.โ€ โ€• Robin Sharma
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"Hope is for those who do not...

"Hope is for those who do not live in grace" -old mexican man to Fernando Sucre (Prison Break)
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"Dealing with drug use by building more...

"Dealing with drug use by building more prisons is like fighting cancer by building more cemeteries." - Dr. Diana Sylvestre
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"It's not until they tell you you're going go to die soon that you realize how short life is. Ti...

"It's not until they tell you you're going go to die soon that you realize how short life is. Time is the most valuable thing in life because it never comes back. And whether you spend it in the arms of a loved one or alone in a prison- cell, life is what you make of it. Dream big." -Stefan Karl
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I finally realized that people a...

I finally realized that people are prisoners of their phones... that's why it's called a "cell" phone.
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โ€œThe degree of civilization in ...

โ€œThe degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.โ€ -Fyodor Dostoevsky
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โ€œCare about what other peo...

โ€œCare about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.โ€ โ€” Lao Tzu
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"Your bad love of yourselves makes solitude a prison to yo...

"Your bad love of yourselves makes solitude a prison to you. But let this be your honor: always to love more than you are loved and never to be second in this." โ€” Friedrich Nietzsche
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โ€œ During my time in prison, I never noticed a drop in my will to live, but I often realized that ...

โ€œ During my time in prison, I never noticed a drop in my will to live, but I often realized that I was finding relief in the fact that I was old enough to know that death was not too far away. This thought brought me comfort. I treasured it like a big secret โ€ โ€•Alija Izetbegoviฤ‡, Notes From Prison.
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"If it weren't for my lawyer, I'd s...

"If it weren't for my lawyer, I'd still be in prison. It went a lot faster with two people digging." โ€” Joe Martin
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Two men locked out from pris...

Two men locked out from prison bars, One saw the mud, the other saw stars. --Dale Carnegie
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"It is this ultimate effort โ€“ sometimes ridiculous, often pathetic โ€“ of the imprisoned wom...

"It is this ultimate effort โ€“ sometimes ridiculous, often pathetic โ€“ of the imprisoned woman to transform her prison into a heaven of glory, her servitude into sovereign liberty, that we shall observe in the narcissist, in the woman in love, in the mystic." - Simone de Beauvoir
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โ€œThe greatest prison people...

โ€œThe greatest prison people live in is the fear of what other people think.โ€ - David Icke
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โ€œCare about what other peo...

โ€œCare about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.โ€ โ€• Lao Tzu
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โ€œItโ€™s not until they tell you youโ€™re going to die soon that you realize how short life is. Time...

โ€œItโ€™s not until they tell you youโ€™re going to die soon that you realize how short life is. Time is the most valuable thing in life because it never comes back. And whether you spend it in the arms of a loved one or alone in a prison cell, life is what you make of it. Dream big.โ€ - Stefan Karl
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"Trapped in a world with no walls I became a prisoner to unknown laws. My weakness beca...

"Trapped in a world with no walls I became a prisoner to unknown laws. My weakness became my strength when the challenge was long gone. While pondering on how to equal time and opportunities, I realized that the enemy of progress is not time but man himself" A-Snortch
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Andrew Gillum โ€œsigned a pledge to cut police funding and support a group that says, โ€˜...

Andrew Gillum โ€œsigned a pledge to cut police funding and support a group that says, โ€˜police and prisons have no place in justice,โ€™ (and) that โ€˜police were never meant to serve us.โ€™ Itโ€™s dangerous.โ€ โ€” Florida Police Benevolent Association President John Kazanjian.
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"In the end, it's just y...

"In the end, it's just you and your thoughts, alone in the prison of your mind"
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Care about what other peo...

Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner. -Lao Tzu
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"Whether you spend it in the arms of a loved ...

"Whether you spend it in the arms of a loved one or alone in a prison-cell, Life is what you make of it. Dream big." ~ Stefan Karl, 1975-2018
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"In my country we go to ...

"In my country we go to prison first and then become President" - Nelson Mandela
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If you want total security, go to prison. There yo...

If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom. Dwight D. Eisenhower
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โ€œA prisoner of war is a man who trie...

โ€œA prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him.โ€ Winston Churchill
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โ€œThere are essentially only two drugs that Western civilization tolerates: Caffeine from Monday...

โ€œThere are essentially only two drugs that Western civilization tolerates: Caffeine from Monday to Friday to energize you enough to make you a productive member of society, and alcohol from Friday to Monday to keep you too stupid to figure out the prison that you are living in.โ€ -Bill Hicks
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โ€œThe greatest prison people...

โ€œThe greatest prison people live in is the fear of what other people think.โ€ โ€• David Icke
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Care about what other peo...

Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner. ~ Lao Tzu
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Better to die fighting for fr...

Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life. - Bob Marley
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"Care about what other pe...

"Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner." Lao Tzu
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" Racism oppresses its victims, but also binds the oppressors, who sear their consciences ...

" Racism oppresses its victims, but also binds the oppressors, who sear their consciences with more and more lies until they become prisoners of those lies. They cannot face the truth of human equality because it reveals the horror of the injustices they commit. " - Alveda King
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โ€œIf you want total security, go to prison. There you...

โ€œIf you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom. โ€ โ€” Dwight D. Eisenhower
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