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And as for their appearances, they four had one likeness, as if a wheel had been in the midst of a wheel. (Quote by - Bible)

Prison'd in a parlour snug and small, Like bottled wasps upon a southern wall. (Quote by - William Cowper)

Self is the only prison that can ever bind the soul. (Quote by - Henry Van Dyke)

One of the many lessons that one learns in prison is that things are what they are and will be what they will be. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

I'm going to do the time and I am going to do it the right way (Quote by - Paris Hilton)

Fast closed with double grills And triple gates--the cell To wicked souls is hell; But to a mind that's innocent 'Tis only iron, wood and stone. (Quote by - Paul Pelisson)

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. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Prison continues, on those who are entrusted to it, a work begun elsewhere, which the whole of society pursues on each individual through innumerable mechanisms of discipline. (Quote by - Michel Foucault)

I think the years I have spent in prison have been the most formative and important in my life because of the discipline, the sensations, but chiefly the opportunity to think clearly, to try to understand things. (Quote by - Jawaharlal Nehru)

If I pop everyone who calls me a diva then I'm going to spend the rest of my life in prison. (Quote by - Chaka Khan)

Like me, he is a bruised pilgrim (Quote by - Jonathan Aitken)

One of the greatest evils of the day among those outside of prison is their sense of futility. Young people say, What is the sense of our small effort? They cannot see that we must lay one brick at a time, take one step at a time; we can be responsible only for the one action of the present moment. (Quote by - Dorothy Day)

Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

The difference between being in a relationship and being in prison is that in prison they let you play Softball on the weekends. (Quote by - Bobby Kelton)

One of the men attached to the prison was the occasion of great amusement on the part of the prisoners, as well as the spectators, by taking a large lump of ice to show these strangers from the tropics. (Quote by - Lewis Tappan)

Whene'er with haggard eyes I view This dungeon that I'm rotting in, I think of those companions true Who studied with me at the U- Niversity of Gottingen. (Quote by - George Canning)

A healthy body is a guest-chamber for the soul; a sick body is a prison. (Quote by - Sir Francis Bacon)

I am an expert of electricity. My father occupied the chair of applied electricity at the state prison. (Quote by - W C Fields)

You cannot put a rope around the neck of an idea: you cannot put an idea up against a barrack-square wall and riddle it with bullets: you cannot confine it in the strongest prison cell that your slaves could ever build. (Quote by - Sean O'Casey)

Stone walls do not a prison make, Nor iron bars a cage, Minds innocent and quiet take That for an hermitage. (Quote by - Richard Lovelace)

In durance vile here must I wake and weep, And all my frowsy couch in sorrow steep. (Quote by - Robert Burns)

If anyone seriously believes that a further exponential rise in the prison population for short-term prisoners and first-time offenders is the way to ensure our safety then they are sorely deluded. (Quote by - David Blunkett)

I don't think anyone is free (Quote by - one creates one's own prison. (Quote by - Graham Sutherland)

The most threatened group in human societies as in animal societies is the unmated male: the unmated male is more likely to wind up in prison or in an asylum or dead than his mated counterpart. He is less likely to be promoted at work and he is considered a poor credit risk. (Quote by - Richard Brinsley Sheridan)

There is no religion in which everyday life is not considered a prison; there is no philosophy or ideology that does not think that we live in alienation. (Quote by - Eugene Ionesco)


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