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100 Prison'd Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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[Solitary confinement] is terrible. That is terrible. You're in a grave. You can't do anything. Everything's brought to you and you're in a room all day, except to come out of the showers. So when I would come out, I would entertain myself by singing, doing little mock concerts. And then when I was in the room, I would develop a routine. Like I have a lot of hair under here, so I would take my hair down and take all day to braid it on purpose. Stretch the hours out. Then I might write. And I would clean the floor. And I would look out the window. And then I'd devote a whole day to just reading. I was Christian then, trying to be. So I would read the whole Bible. I would break it down into sections. You're in a grave and you're trying to live. That's how to best describe it: trying to live in a grave. You're trying to live 'cause you're not dead yet, but nobody hears you when you call out, 'Hey, I'm alive!Megan Sweeney Prison'd Sayings By Megan Sweeney: [Solitary confinement] is terrible. That is terrible. You're in a grave. You can't do anything.
Kennedy's issue didn't seem to be that she had been in jail, but that she had put on weight in jail. The food had been crappy, she'd told me, and it has been high on the carbohydrate count.
"But I'm an emotional eater," she'd said, as if that were a terrible thing.
"And I was real emotional in jail.
Charlaine Harris Prison'd Sayings By Charlaine Harris: Kennedy's issue didn't seem to be that she had been in jail, but that she
With Animal Factory you'd think that because it's mostly interiors, you could shoot it anywhere. So we shot this in Philadelphia, and we had the cooperation of the prison system.Steve Buscemi Prison'd Sayings By Steve Buscemi: With Animal Factory you'd think that because it's mostly interiors, you could shoot it anywhere.
You're with Rapier squad. Mopping-up detail, under Sergeant Gortoss." He gestured along the corridor in the opposite direction from where Ross had just come.
"Turn left at the first pile of flaming debris and look for the most homicidally deranged bastard you can find. Ordinarily he'd be in a maximum-security prison, but when there's a war on, he's just the kind of chap you want inside the tent pissing out."
"Yes sir," said Ross, by which he meant, "Holy mother of fuck.
Christopher Brookmyre Prison'd Sayings By Christopher Brookmyre: You're with Rapier squad. Mopping-up detail, under Sergeant Gortoss." He gestured along the corridor in
Comeback records always worry me, especially when they're made by one of my heroes, and I'd heard stories about Gil Scott-Heron recently, about drug arrests and prison terms and other troubles. I wasn't prepared for the ravaged shakiness of his voice on this record or the raw spoken word pieces or the dark electronic backgrounds.Will Hermes Prison'd Sayings By Will Hermes: Comeback records always worry me, especially when they're made by one of my heroes, and
I'm one of those gay people who's constantly reminded of how fortunate I am to live now and not to be Ennis and Jack [from Brokeback Mountain] or whatever - not that I'd mind being Ennis for half an hour. But it's been so much worse recently. It still is terrible. In Iran, they're hanging gay teenagers. I'm grateful for how far the United States, even with its crazy Christians, has come on a lot of issues. And the fact that I get called a faggot occasionally by a crack addict, while annoying, certainly isn't a lobotomy and prison.Dan Savage Prison'd Sayings By Dan Savage: I'm one of those gay people who's constantly reminded of how fortunate I am to
We're not in Khlong Prem Prison yet. So let's assume we're winning.
But inwardly, Anderson wonders. There are too many variables in play, and it makes him nervous. He remembers a time in Missouri when the Grahamites rioted. There had been tension, some small speeches, and then it had simply erupted in field burning. No one had seen the violence coming. Not a single intelligence officer had anticipated the cauldron boiling beneath the surface.
Anderson had ended up perched atop a grain silo, choking on the smoke of HiGro fields going up in sheets of flame, firing steadily at rioters on the ground with a spring rifle he'd salvaged from a slow-moving security guard, and all the while he had wondered how everyone had missed the signs. They lost the facility because of that blindness. And now it is the same. A sudden eruption, and the surprise of realizing that the world he understands is not the one he actually inhabits.
Paolo Bacigalupi Prison'd Sayings By Paolo Bacigalupi: We're not in Khlong Prem Prison yet. So let's assume we're winning.But inwardly, Anderson wonders.
In this universe, love is the liberating force from the prison of judgment.Debasish Mridha Prison'd Sayings By Debasish Mridha: In this universe, love is the liberating force from the prison of judgment.
I always said that if I wasn't studying psychopaths in prison, I'd do it at the stock exchange.Robert D. Hare Prison'd Sayings By Robert D. Hare: I always said that if I wasn't studying psychopaths in prison, I'd do it at
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 Prison'd Sayings By Dwight D. Eisenhower: If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care
I used to be a bit obsessed by acting but not anymore. I do enjoy acting but I probably enjoy it more now because it's easier. I can't work in the theater because to me it's too serious. It's like being in prison for me. I admire people that can do that but I can't do it. I'd rather live my life and do a bit of acting in between.Anthony Hopkins Prison'd Sayings By Anthony Hopkins: I used to be a bit obsessed by acting but not anymore. I do enjoy
You'd be surprised. Besides, they don't even send royal traitors to prison, Rose. Everyone knows that."
I scoffed. "Are you insane? Of course they do. What else do you think they do with traitors? Set them free and tell them not to do it again?"
"No," said Abe, just before he turned away. "They execute traitors.
Richelle Mead Prison'd Sayings By Richelle Mead: You'd be surprised. Besides, they don't even send royal traitors to prison, Rose. Everyone knows
If all the Atheists & Agnostics left America, they'd lose 93% of The National Academy of Sciences & less than 1% of the prison population.Ricky Gervais Prison'd Sayings By Ricky Gervais: If all the Atheists & Agnostics left America, they'd lose 93% of The National Academy
I've got a lot of letters from prison. Lost was a big prison show. But it's really crazy when you get the letter that says, 'So, I'm getting out in three months, I've only been in for 17 years and I'd really like to meet you.'Ian Somerhalder Prison'd Sayings By Ian Somerhalder: I've got a lot of letters from prison. Lost was a big prison show. But
The saucy Miss Tottenham slipped the strawberry into her delectable mouth, all the while looking at Cyrus. His thigh muscles tensed inside the velvet prison of his breeches. Hot pleasure shot through his body at the sight of the red berry slipping through her lips. Adding to his misery, a spurt of juice from the tender morsel painted her bottom lip red. He nearly groaned.
Tradition named the apple as the fruit of man's downfall, but tonight he'd argue mightily for the dangers of a ripe strawberry on a certain woman's lips.
Gina Conkle Prison'd Sayings By Gina Conkle: The saucy Miss Tottenham slipped the strawberry into her delectable mouth, all the while looking
I once knew a fellow who committed robbery with violence, and he was sentenced to a long prison stretch and 12 strokes of the cat. He'd been injured during the robbery, so they put him in hospital to make him better so that they could make him worse. During the administration of the cat, he fainted after six strokes, and the doctor put him in hospital again. And he got very friendly with the nurses and the doctors, and after a while they got him well enough to go back and take the next six strokes. I saw him afterward and I said: "Oh, Jesus - that bloody law, that bloody judge!" But he said: "I don't want the fellow who made the law, and I don't want the fellow who passed the sentence. All I want is the fellow who held the bloody whip.Peter O'Toole Prison'd Sayings By Peter O'Toole: I once knew a fellow who committed robbery with violence, and he was sentenced to
Take more'n a key to get out of Central Prison. I could open all eight of these gates and wouldn't none of you maggots get halfway out. You'd need all these here. He patted the ring at his hip, making the keys hooked upon it jangle.Mark Lawrence Prison'd Sayings By Mark Lawrence: Take more'n a key to get out of Central Prison. I could open all eight
The United States is like one big jail for Black people, because we're locked into a mentality and a mindset that limits our potential. It has us against us.Chuck D Prison'd Sayings By Chuck D: The United States is like one big jail for Black people, because we're locked into
Being a copper I like to see the law win. I'd like to see the flashy well-dressed mugs like Eddie Mars spoiling their manicures in the rock quarry at Folsom, alongside of the poor little slum-bred guys that got knocked over on their first caper amd never had a break since. That's what I'd like. You and me both lived too long to think I'm likely to see it happen. Not in this town, not in any town half this size, in any part of this wide, green and beautiful U.S.A. We just don't run our country that way.Raymond Chandler Prison'd Sayings By Raymond Chandler: Being a copper I like to see the law win. I'd like to see the
When I was released from prison everybody thought I'd go back to doing the same things I did before, but I had no desire to do any of that anymore. That stuff steals, kills, and destroys your life and robs you of all the blessings that God has for you.Christian Hosoi Prison'd Sayings By Christian Hosoi: When I was released from prison everybody thought I'd go back to doing the same
It is very much easier to shatter prison-bars than to open undiscovered doors to life.D.H. Lawrence Prison'd Sayings By D.H. Lawrence: It is very much easier to shatter prison-bars than to open undiscovered doors to life.
He was the little mouse that I'd trained and fed with crumbs in my prison cell; the mouse that was crucified.Gregory David Roberts Prison'd Sayings By Gregory David Roberts: He was the little mouse that I'd trained and fed with crumbs in my prison
Is it possible that my walls are specifically erected and intentionally reinforced out of the fear that God calls me to an existence without walls? And if this is so, do I realize that I am the warden of prison that I created in which I myself am the prisoner?Craig D. Lounsbrough Prison'd Sayings By Craig D. Lounsbrough: Is it possible that my walls are specifically erected and intentionally reinforced out of the
This was 1941 and I'd been in prison eleven years. I was thirty-five. I'd spent the best years of my life either in a cell or in a black-hole. I'd only had seven months of total freedom with my Indian tribe. The children my Indian wives must have had by me would be eight years old now. How terrible! How quickly the time had flashed by! But a backward glance showed all these hours and minutes studding my calvary as terribly long, and each one of them hard to bear.Henri Charriere Prison'd Sayings By Henri Charriere: This was 1941 and I'd been in prison eleven years. I was thirty-five. I'd spent
I'd rather be in prison in California than free anywhere else.Inez Haynes Irwin Prison'd Sayings By Inez Haynes Irwin: I'd rather be in prison in California than free anywhere else.
The world is not a prison house; it is a spiritual kindergarten where millions of bewildered infants are trying to spell G-O-D wih the wrong blocks.E.A. Robinson Prison'd Sayings By E.A. Robinson: The world is not a prison house; it is a spiritual kindergarten where millions of
He was stricken anew by her, overcome with the knowledge that in the morning he would have to relinquish her. In Prison 33, little by little, you relinquished everything, starting with your tomorrows and all that might be. Next went your past, and suddenly it was inconceivable that your head had ever touched a pillow, that you'd once used a spoon or a toilet, that your mouth had once known flavors and your eyes had beheld colors beyond gray and brown and the shade of black that blood took on. Before you relinquished yourself
Ga had felt it starting, like the numb of cold limbs
you let go of all the others, each person you'd once known. They became ideas and then notions and then impressions, and then they were as ghostly as projections against a prison infirmary. Sun Moon appeared to him now like this, not as a woman, vital and beautiful, making an instrument speak her sorrow, but as the flicker of someone once known, a photo of a person long gone.
Adam Johnson Prison'd Sayings By Adam Johnson: He was stricken anew by her, overcome with the knowledge that in the morning he
Prison had a way of draining people of their hope and humanity. But Harlan didn't have to worry about that because he'd gone in empty.Bernice L. McFadden Prison'd Sayings By Bernice L. McFadden: Prison had a way of draining people of their hope and humanity. But Harlan didn't
Away thou fondling motley humorist,
Leave mee, and in this standing woodden chest,
Consorted with these few bookes, let me lye
In prison, and here be coffin'd, when I dye;
Here are Gods conduits, grave Divines; and here
Natures Secretary, the Philosopher;
And jolly Statesmen, which teach how to tie
The sinewes of a cities mistique bodie;
Here gathering Chroniclers, and by them stand
Giddie fantastique Poets of each land.
Shall I leave all this constant company,
And follow headlong, wild uncertaine thee?
John Donne Prison'd Sayings By John Donne: Away thou fondling motley humorist, Leave mee, and in this standing woodden chest, Consorted with
I was thinking that if I'd had the sense to go on living in that old town I might just have met this prison guard in school and married him and had a parcel of kids now. It would be nice, living by the sea with piles of kids and pigs and chickens, wearing what my grandmother called wash dresses, and sitting about in some kitchen with bright linoleum and fat arms, drinking pots of coffee.Sylvia Plath Prison'd Sayings By Sylvia Plath: I was thinking that if I'd had the sense to go on living in that
The only way I thought I could do a greatest hits album is to do it in a prison where they have no f**king idea who I am. I'd do what I consider the best of those old, early CDs before I did DVDs. A women's prison would be even better, but it has to be English-speaking.Doug Stanhope Prison'd Sayings By Doug Stanhope: The only way I thought I could do a greatest hits album is to do
Soon after this incident the court rose. As I was being taken from the courthouse to the prison van, I was conscious for a few brief moments of the once familiar feel of a summer evening out-of-doors. And, sitting in the darkness of my moving cell, I recognized echoing in my tired brain, all the characteristic sounds of a town I'd loved, and of a certain hour of the day which I had always particularly enjoyed. The shouts of newspaper boys in the already languid air, the last calls of birds in the public garden, the cries of sandwich vendors, the screech of streetcars at the steep corners of the upper town, and that faint rustling overhead as darkness sifted down upon the harbor. All these sounds made my return to prison like a blind man's journey along a route whose every inch he knows by heart.Albert Camus Prison'd Sayings By Albert Camus: Soon after this incident the court rose. As I was being taken from the courthouse
So why had he come? He'd said he'd had no choice, but for centuries men had chopped off their own limbs, faked insanity, gone into hiding or to prison rather than to war. Was there some dark flaw in his psyche? Did he have some perverse need to destroy? To kill?Dominique Wilson Prison'd Sayings By Dominique Wilson: So why had he come? He'd said he'd had no choice, but for centuries men
After all, the bible was always talking about miracles. i figured that if Daniel could get out of the lion's den alive and Jonah could come up unharmed from the belly of a whale, then surely ole T.j. could get out of going to prison.Mildred D. Taylor Prison'd Sayings By Mildred D. Taylor: After all, the bible was always talking about miracles. i figured that if Daniel could
After a week he was moved to a different wing and into a shared six-by-eight with a grizzled old con called Alf. He had faded tattoos that stained most of the visible skin on his hands, arms and neck a dull blue, sharp eyes and a thick beard that made his mouth look like an axe wound on a bear.R.D. Ronald Prison'd Sayings By R.D. Ronald: After a week he was moved to a different wing and into a shared six-by-eight
People didn't know who I was or why I was there, so they started inventing stories about me. I was a registered sex offender and I'd just been released from prison and was being forced to do community-service work. I was a murderer, an arsonist - all these horrific things had been projected on me because no one knew what to make of this white guy who showed up and made toast at 5 o'clock every morning.Chuck Palahniuk Prison'd Sayings By Chuck Palahniuk: People didn't know who I was or why I was there, so they started inventing
Why do you stay in the prison of stress when keys are in your hand?Debasish Mridha Prison'd Sayings By Debasish Mridha: Why do you stay in the prison of stress when keys are in your hand?
A revolutionary war of freedom, he said" Hiawatha responded crisply, "and I agree ... does Superman ever fly to Thailand and free the kids slaving in the sweat shops owned by the rich corporations? No, he doesn't. Does Batman ever break into prison and free the wrongfully convicted and over sentenced black man whose rights were trampled on when he was incarcerated? No, he doesn't. Does Spider man ever break into a house in suburbia and beat up the abusive and violent husband? No, he doesn't."
"Do the Fantastic Four ever fly out to third world countries and defend the rights of the poor civilians against greedy American corporations? No, they don't," said the Pirate, not to be outdone.
"They're all just tools used by the state to maintain the status quo," said Hiawatha.
Arun D. Ellis Prison'd Sayings By Arun D. Ellis: A revolutionary war of freedom, he said" Hiawatha responded crisply, "and I agree ... does
You don't have to be very bright to carry a handbarrow. So the squad leader gave such work to people who'd been in positions of authority.Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Prison'd Sayings By Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: You don't have to be very bright to carry a handbarrow. So the squad leader
Somewhat more blatant was President Clinton's pardon of Marc Rich, a wealthy financier and oil trader who faced life in prison for illegally trading with the government of Iran and for evading $48 million in taxes. These crimes got him on the FBI's Most Wanted List. Rich's ex-wife, Denise, had been pressing Clinton for a pardon, but Clinton reportedly said he was having difficulties, even though he was "doing all possible to turn around" the White House counsel on the subject. Rich got his pardon, finally, after Denise Rich gave $100,000 to Hillary Clinton's 2000 New York Senate campaign, $400,000 to the Clinton Library, and another $1 million to the Democratic Party. TheDinesh D'Souza Prison'd Sayings By Dinesh D'Souza: Somewhat more blatant was President Clinton's pardon of Marc Rich, a wealthy financier and oil
I'd like to have a boyfriend in prison so I'd always know where he is.Carrie Snow Prison'd Sayings By Carrie Snow: I'd like to have a boyfriend in prison so I'd always know where he is.
Did you know that when most people get sentenced to prison, they get care packages, money orders, even a phone call on their first day?" She clenched her jaw. "I got divorce papers." "I told you I'd write.Whitney Gracia Williams Prison'd Sayings By Whitney Gracia Williams: Did you know that when most people get sentenced to prison, they get care packages,
He will choose you, disarm you with his words, and control you with his presence. He will delight you with his wit and his plans. He will show you a good time but you will always get the bill. He will smile and deceive you, and he will scare you with his eyes. And when he is through with you, and he will be through with you, he will desert you and take with him your innocence and your pride. You will be left much sadder but not a lot wiser, and for a long time you will wonder what happened and what you did wrong. And if another of his kind comes knocking on your door, will you open it?

-From an essay signed "A psychopath in prison
Robert D. Hare Prison'd Sayings By Robert D. Hare: He will choose you, disarm you with his words, and control you with his presence.
Faking mental illness to get out of a prison sentence, he explained, is exactly the kind of deceitful and manipulative act you'd expect of a psychopath.Jon Ronson Prison'd Sayings By Jon Ronson: Faking mental illness to get out of a prison sentence, he explained, is exactly the
I'd once been fascinated by his legend - all the stories I'd heard before I met him. Now I can feel that same sense of fascination returning. I picture his face, so beautiful even after pain and torture and grief, his blue eyes bright and sincere. I'm ashamed to admit that I enjoyed my brief time with him in his prison cell. His voice can make me forget about all the details running through my mind, bringing with it emotions of desire, or fear instead, sometimes even anger, but always triggering something. Something that wasn't there before.Marie Lu Prison'd Sayings By Marie Lu: I'd once been fascinated by his legend - all the stories I'd heard before I
Cliff, I'd like to take over, but our charter prevents it. NSA can't engage in domestic monitoring, even if we're asked. That's prison term stuff.Clifford Stoll Prison'd Sayings By Clifford Stoll: Cliff, I'd like to take over, but our charter prevents it. NSA can't engage in
Too many people hold the idea that psychopaths are essentially killers or convicts. The general public hasn't been educated to see beyond the social stereotypes to understand that psychopaths can be entrepreneurs, politicians, CEOs and other successful individuals who may never see the inside of a prison.Robert D. Hare Prison'd Sayings By Robert D. Hare: Too many people hold the idea that psychopaths are essentially killers or convicts. The general
If I'd written all the truth I knew for the past ten years, about 600 people - including me - would be rotting in prison cells from Rio to Seattle today. Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism.Hunter S. Thompson Prison'd Sayings By Hunter S. Thompson: If I'd written all the truth I knew for the past ten years, about 600
I wrestled and played football in high school and in my last year, I started as a wrestler and actually had a fairly good record. But I hated to lose. I always gave it everything I had which, unfortunately, was not as much as I'd hoped for. But keep in mind, I feel like I got the most out of my ability. One moment that was special above all the rest was winning my last bout at the Naval Academy to finish the entire summer undefeated. That was thrilling, but what's more, it helped me in prison because the first time I got knocked around by the Vietnamese, it did not come as a total shock.John McCain Prison'd Sayings By John McCain: I wrestled and played football in high school and in my last year, I started
Once somebody is known, it seems as though anybody anywhere can say anything about them. Whereas if I simply stopped someone in the street and criticised their clothes, their work, their parents, their inner being, I'd be sued and I'd be thrown in prison.Morrissey Prison'd Sayings By Morrissey: Once somebody is known, it seems as though anybody anywhere can say anything about them.
Verence would rather cut his own leg off than put a witch in prison, since it'd save trouble in the long run and probably be less painful.Terry Pratchett Prison'd Sayings By Terry Pratchett: Verence would rather cut his own leg off than put a witch in prison, since
A few shackles and bars and this place'd be forced to call itself a prison!Jennifer Anne Kogler Prison'd Sayings By Jennifer Anne Kogler: A few shackles and bars and this place'd be forced to call itself a prison!
If your world is out there and you are in here then the only things that will gather within these walls are time and bitterness. Eventually, that bitterness will eat away at you and leave nothing behind but resentment and hate.R.D. Ronald Prison'd Sayings By R.D. Ronald: If your world is out there and you are in here then the only things
You still owe me a million dollars." I'd presented him with a bill for proving his innocence and getting him freed from prison. He had yet to pay. Couldn't imagine why.
"Yeah, I was hoping we could work that out."
"The interest alone is going to kill you."
"What do you charge?"
"Three hundred eighty-seven percent."
"Is that ethical?"
"It's as ethical as my dating the son of Satan.
Darynda Jones Prison'd Sayings By Darynda Jones: You still owe me a million dollars." I'd presented him with a bill for proving
Dad, he's different. He's not going to take advantage of me."
"I hope not, 'cause I'd hate to go to prison for murder."
I laughed and went to hug him but he wasn't amused.
"Dad, I'll be ok. Caleb is a nice guy and very responsible. I promise you I won't do anything stupid and neither will he. I'm sure he wants to stay alive and keep his limbs intact. Ok?"
"Ok," he conceded with a sigh.
Shelly Crane Prison'd Sayings By Shelly Crane: Dad, he's different. He's not going to take advantage of me.""I hope not, 'cause I'd
I was up really early. It was the day of my selection tests and interviews to become a Prison Officer. The recruitment process was an absolute joke ... Everyone could have travelled round the world seven fucking times before they hear[d] back from the Service's recruitment cowboys.Ronnie Thompson Prison'd Sayings By Ronnie Thompson: I was up really early. It was the day of my selection tests and interviews
Whatever was going on with Rook and Coll officially didn't matter anymore. They'd just have to rot in prison by themselves. He'd join them next time.Erin Kellison Prison'd Sayings By Erin Kellison: Whatever was going on with Rook and Coll officially didn't matter anymore. They'd just have
With just about every script, in almost every corner of the set, I was faced with the truth: This was my parents' life. My mother had sat in handcuffs; my father had once worn an orange jumpsuit like the dozens that sat folded in our wardrobe department. For the other actors and me on our show, this was all fantasy, the re-creation of a world we knew little about; for Mami and Papi, it could not have been any more real or painful...I've had so many scenes in which Flaca & I are doing the dirty work, like cleaning the kitchen or mopping the floors, which is when I think of my parents most. Long before they ended up in prison, they'd spent years handling the nastiest jobs, the ones often avoided by others. Manual labor. Low pay. No respect. They must've felt so trapped. It must've been so hard for them to maintain their dignity when others looked down on them or, worse, didn't see them at all.Diane Guerrero Prison'd Sayings By Diane Guerrero: With just about every script, in almost every corner of the set, I was faced
In another conversation I said, 'Tell me the truth. When you were leaving prison after twenty-seven years and walking down that road to freedom, didn't you hate them all over again?' And he said, 'Absolutely I did, because they'd imprisoned me for so long. I was abused. I didn't get to see my children grow up. I lost my marriage and the best years of my life. I was angry. And I was afraid, because I had not been free in so long. But as I got closer to the car that would take me away, I realized that when I went through that gate, if I still hated them, they would still have me. I wanted to be free. And so I let it go.Nelson Mandela Prison'd Sayings By Nelson Mandela: In another conversation I said, 'Tell me the truth. When you were leaving prison after
It's easy to have high morals when you'd be safe naked in the middle of San Quentin Prison.Ed Williams Prison'd Sayings By Ed Williams: It's easy to have high morals when you'd be safe naked in the middle of
I heard this story once," she said, "where this bloke got locked up for years and years and he learned amazin' stuff about the universe and everythin' from another prisoner who was incredibly clever, and then he escaped and got his revenge."
"What incredibly clever stuff do you know about the universe, Gytha Ogg?" said Granny.
"Bugger all," said Nanny cheerfully.
"Then we'd better bloody well escape right now.
Terry Pratchett Prison'd Sayings By Terry Pratchett: I heard this story once," she said, "where this bloke got locked up for years
It would serve the Americans right if we emptied the prisons and let the subversives take power. They'd soon show Washington just how much they appreciate good old American values.Mohammed Reza Pahlavi Prison'd Sayings By Mohammed Reza Pahlavi: It would serve the Americans right if we emptied the prisons and let the subversives
I'd volunteer to go to prison, as long as there are books. Because with books I am free.Mohammad Hatta Prison'd Sayings By Mohammad Hatta: I'd volunteer to go to prison, as long as there are books. Because with books
Faith was certain they were breaking several telecommunications laws. Laws that in some states might well count as pornography and probably carried a mandatory prison sentence. Faith was a law abiding citizen. She prided herself on that. She didn't litter, she didn't cheat on her taxes and she gave up her seat for little old ladies and gentlemen on the bus. She'd never even jaywalked.
And she lived in New York for Christ's sake!
But then his hand reached down and fondled his balls.
Amy Andrews Prison'd Sayings By Amy Andrews: Faith was certain they were breaking several telecommunications laws. Laws that in some states might
Grant glanced down at his khaki jacket. Since he'd slipped on the US Navy uniform in Agent Bounter's office, he'd felt a confident swagger possess him. His spine lengthened, and his shoulders retracted. He should've been wearing this every day, not the stupid dress shirt and slacks of a lounge singer.Jennifer Lane Prison'd Sayings By Jennifer Lane: Grant glanced down at his khaki jacket. Since he'd slipped on the US Navy uniform
The problem (as I'd learned, repeatedly) was that thirty-six hours in, with your body in full revolt, and the remainder of your un-opiated life stretching out bleakly ahead of you like a prison corridor, you needed some fairly compelling reason to keep moving forward into darkness, rather than falling straight back into the gorgeous feather mattress you'd so foolishly abandoned.Donna Tartt Prison'd Sayings By Donna Tartt: The problem (as I'd learned, repeatedly) was that thirty-six hours in, with your body in
I never imagined that I'd be out of prison.Danny Trejo Prison'd Sayings By Danny Trejo: I never imagined that I'd be out of prison.
Our cage
We make a quire, as doth the prison'd bird,
And sing our bondage freely.
William Shakespeare Prison'd Sayings By William Shakespeare: Our cageWe make a quire, as doth the prison'd bird,And sing our bondage freely.
We are prisoners of our thoughts. We like to imprison everyone in the same prison and think that it will solve the problems of humanity. Yet everyone is unique; let them live freely and with harmony.Debasish Mridha Prison'd Sayings By Debasish Mridha: We are prisoners of our thoughts. We like to imprison everyone in the same prison
When I was in New York, the whole vibe was really just not matching with me. I was kind of super depressed in New York. It just had this vibe of 'Get out,' you know? I would try to get out, and we'd look back and just see the city and feel like, 'Oh, I have to go back to prison again.'Gallant Prison'd Sayings By Gallant: When I was in New York, the whole vibe was really just not matching with
Have you seen the cover of Newsweek? They have Martha Stewart on the cover, but it's not actually Martha. It's a doctored photo. They put Martha's head on a slimmer woman's body. And Martha was very upset about this. She said, 'Hey, if I wanted my face on another woman's body, I'd stay in prison.'Jay Leno Prison'd Sayings By Jay Leno: Have you seen the cover of Newsweek? They have Martha Stewart on the cover, but
Most studies find that each murder in America leads to costs of between $10 million and $12 million, including police and prison bills and social services for families of victims and perpetrators. The University of Chicago Crime Lab calculates that gun violence costs every Chicago household about $2,500 a year. CrimeNicholas D. Kristof Prison'd Sayings By Nicholas D. Kristof: Most studies find that each murder in America leads to costs of between $10 million
It is very difficult to break free from the prison of conformity and fixed false beliefs without changing our level of consciousness and awareness.Debasish Mridha Prison'd Sayings By Debasish Mridha: It is very difficult to break free from the prison of conformity and fixed false
First of all, you don't want me to get too hungry. Ever. I'm an ever worse bastard than normal and having starved for centuries, I'm not about to deprive myself again when I don't have to. Second, let me tell you something about your 'friends.' Deimos held me down while I was branded and then took me to the human realm where I was left with nothing. No clothes, no money. Not a damn thing to call my own. Hence the aforementioned starvation. A hundred years later, M'Ordant dumped my inside a Spartan prison camp and told the commander I was a traitor to their people. You don't really want to know what the Spartans did to people they thought betrayed them. D'Alerian had me put inside a Turkish prison in the fifteenth century where I was impaled after being tortured for three weeks. So you'll have to excuse me if I have a hard time feeling too sorry for them right now. At least no one's shoving a sharp spike up their asses. (Jericho)Sherrilyn Kenyon Prison'd Sayings By Sherrilyn Kenyon: First of all, you don't want me to get too hungry. Ever. I'm an ever
Then, there on the screen I saw Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor. An American Tragedy, a film I'd seen at least twice, not that it was all that great, but still it was very good, especially the final scene, which was unreeling at this particular moment: Clift and Taylor standing together, separated by the bars of a prison cell, a death cell, for Clift is only hours away from execution. Clift, already a poetic ghost inside his grey death-clothes, and Taylor, nineteen and ravishing, sublimely fresh as lilac after rain.Truman Capote Prison'd Sayings By Truman Capote: Then, there on the screen I saw Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor. An American Tragedy,
A prison! heav'ns, I loath the hated name,
Famine's metropolis, the sink of shame,
A nauseous sepulchre, whose craving womb
Hourly inters poor mortals in its tomb;
By ev'ry plague and ev'ry ill possess'd,
Ev'n purgatory itself to thee 's a jest.
Tom Brown Jr. Prison'd Sayings By Tom Brown Jr.: A prison! heav'ns, I loath the hated name,Famine's metropolis, the sink of shame,A nauseous sepulchre,
Okay, more disclosure. I'm not a fugitive at the moment, but I might become one. I don't know if I'm going back for a trial. I can't go to prison and leave the twins alone. We'll leave before it comes to that. I don't want to get you in trouble."
Hilda waved off the words. "I'm an old woman. They ain't gonna take me out of here in shackles. I've seen most of the local officers run around in diapers."
Luanne was pretty sure that didn't mean immunity. She'd seen Chase naked, and that hadn't stopped him from arresting her. She didn't tell that to Aunt Hilda.
Dana Marton Prison'd Sayings By Dana Marton: Okay, more disclosure. I'm not a fugitive at the moment, but I might become one.
As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn't leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I'd still be in prison.Nelson Mandela Prison'd Sayings By Nelson Mandela: As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom,
He thought of all the quaint Victorian houses in Wayward Pines and of all the families who lived inside them. How many residents - inmates - kept up a strong, carefree countenance during the day, but then lay awake at night, sleepless, minds racing, terrified and struggling to comprehend why they'd been locked away in this scenic prison? He imagined more than a few. But human beings were, if nothing else, adaptable.Blake Crouch Prison'd Sayings By Blake Crouch: He thought of all the quaint Victorian houses in Wayward Pines and of all the
Instead of putting someone in prison for being a hooligan, give him a choice. He may have beaten someone up and he's got eight years, but tell him you can do eight years inside or spend five years in the Army. Put him in the Parachute Regiment, they'd soon sort him out.David Bailey Prison'd Sayings By David Bailey: Instead of putting someone in prison for being a hooligan, give him a choice. He
Trent was Cincinnati's most eligible bachelor, still single because of me. He'd thanked me for that in a weird moment of honesty when he thought we might die in a demon's prison cell. I was still wondering why I'd bothered to save his little elf butt. Misplaced responsibility, maybe? That I'd saved his life didn't seem to mean anything to him, since he had tried to make my skull one with a tombstone not three seconds after I got us safe.Kim Harrison Prison'd Sayings By Kim Harrison: Trent was Cincinnati's most eligible bachelor, still single because of me. He'd thanked me for
It made me alert, like someone had scrubbed mint all over my skin. I'd walk into that stinking, miserable prison and for the next three hours, a wise and beautiful woman would float out of the wreckage of my life, and her words and thoughts and tiniest movements were precious.Jennifer Egan Prison'd Sayings By Jennifer Egan: It made me alert, like someone had scrubbed mint all over my skin. I'd walk
I used to get letters from guys in prison. Anymore now I don't even open them. They'd ask me to please sign a couple of cards for their children. Then I see them on eBay two weeks later. Or the people that write and say, "You is one of my favorite cartoonists. I would like a drawing, please." I guess they encourage inmates to write letters to celebrities. It's like a way to make money by selling autographs or something. Give me a break.Mike Royer Prison'd Sayings By Mike Royer: I used to get letters from guys in prison. Anymore now I don't even open
Why doesn't she call the cops and get me shipped off to children's prison, if this is how incorrigible I really am? "Alexander Portnoy, aged five, you are hereby sentenced to hang by your neck until you are dead for refusing to say you are sorry to your mother." You'd think the child lapping up their milk and taking baths with his duck and his boats in their tub was the most wanted criminal in America.Philip Roth Prison'd Sayings By Philip Roth: Why doesn't she call the cops and get me shipped off to children's prison, if
Escape is very difficult to negotiate, underwater.Darion D'Anjou Prison'd Sayings By Darion D'Anjou: Escape is very difficult to negotiate, underwater.
There it is," he'd say reverentially. "The box represents the mysterious threshold between reality and make-believe. [..] Because every one of us has our box, a dark chamber stowing the thing that lanced our heart. It contains what you do everything for, strive for, wound everything around you. And if it were opened, would anything be set free? No. For the impenetrable prison with the impossible lock is your own head.Marisha Pessl Prison'd Sayings By Marisha Pessl: There it is," he'd say reverentially. "The box represents the mysterious threshold between reality and
Once the cons were in the cell, they'd pull razors or homemade daggers out and rob the YOs of their trainers, leather jackets or jewellery. You couldn't placate them; it would be akin to expecting not to be bitten from a Rhodesian Ridgeback whilst petting it! Bar L was full of rough, colourful and out-of-control junkies who wouldn't think twice about stabbing you or slashing you just to get what you had on your feet to pay for their next hit of smack.Stephen Richards Prison'd Sayings By Stephen Richards: Once the cons were in the cell, they'd pull razors or homemade daggers out and
I often wondered if I'd be better off in prison, until I met that ray of sunshine - Claire MacKennaScarlett Grove Prison'd Sayings By Scarlett Grove: I often wondered if I'd be better off in prison, until I met that ray
There was a time when we dreamed of returning there to live, Mami, Carlito, and me. We idealized Cartagena all year long as Mami saved up for our summer trips, but when we got there, it was never the way we wanted it to be - too hot, too rainy, too full of pueblo chisme, too grim, too hopeless. Still, during our prison visits, Carlito liked to conjure stories from the Cartagena of our nostalgia and made me swear that if he never got the chance to go back, I'd go for him.Patricia Engel Prison'd Sayings By Patricia Engel: There was a time when we dreamed of returning there to live, Mami, Carlito, and
I used to think that kid might become a preacher. Now I don't see how he's going to stay out of prison. Nobody in this family ever went to prison for sex crimes. He'd be the first."
Yes," says Jesus, "you never know about these things."
He and Grandpa are drinking cups of coffee and eating ginger snaps. Grandpa says, "When are you planning to return to earth?"
Soon as I finish this coffee," say Jesus. "Pretty good, isn't it.
Garrison Keillor Prison'd Sayings By Garrison Keillor: I used to think that kid might become a preacher. Now I don't see how
I promise you that I will steal your heart and keep it in the prison of my love forever.Debasish Mridha Prison'd Sayings By Debasish Mridha: I promise you that I will steal your heart and keep it in the prison
Shukhov had figured it all out. If he didn't sign he'd be shot. If he signed he'd still get a chance to live. So he signed.Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Prison'd Sayings By Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn: Shukhov had figured it all out. If he didn't sign he'd be shot. If he
Sarsine grabbed his wrists and tugged the hands from his eyes. He looked at her, but didn't see her. He saw Kestrel's wasted face. He saw himself as a child, the night of the invasion, soldiers in his home, how he had done nothing.
Later, he'd told Sarsine when the messenger had come to see him.
No, I won't, he'd promised Roshar when the prince had listed reasons not to rescue the nameless spy from the tundra's prison.
"I was wrong," Arin said. "I should have - "
"Your should haves are gone. They belong to the god of the lost. What I want to know is what you are going to do now.
Marie Rutkoski Prison'd Sayings By Marie Rutkoski: Sarsine grabbed his wrists and tugged the hands from his eyes. He looked at her,
I learned that the way governors projected the numbers of beds they'd need for prison facilities was by examining the reading scores of third graders. Elected officials deduced that a strong percentage of kids reading below their grade level by third grade would be needing a secure place to stay when they got older.Wes Moore Prison'd Sayings By Wes Moore: I learned that the way governors projected the numbers of beds they'd need for prison
In her time Nor Tigelaar had faced insurrectionists and collaborationists and war profiteers. She'd endured abduction and prison and self-mutilation. She'd sold herself in sex not for cash but for military information that might come in handy to the resistance, and in so doing she'd come across a rum variety of human types.Gregory Maguire Prison'd Sayings By Gregory Maguire: In her time Nor Tigelaar had faced insurrectionists and collaborationists and war profiteers. She'd endured
I'd watched too many schoolmates graduate into mental institutions, into group homes and jails, and I knew that locking people up was paranormal - against normal, not beside it. Locks didn't cure; they strangled.Scott Westerfeld Prison'd Sayings By Scott Westerfeld: I'd watched too many schoolmates graduate into mental institutions, into group homes and jails, and
Malcolm X educated himself in prison by reading.Stephen D. Krashen Prison'd Sayings By Stephen D. Krashen: Malcolm X educated himself in prison by reading.
[T]hose who have not been enclosed in the walls of prison without cause or provocation, can have but little idea how sweet the voice of a friend is; one token of friendship from any source whatever awakens and calls into action every sympathetic feeling; it brings up in an instant everything that is passed; it seizes the present with the avidity of lightning; it grasps after the future with the fierceness of a tiger; it moves the mind backward and forward, from one thing to another, until finally all enmity, malice and hatred, and past differences, misunderstandings and mismanagements are slain victorious at the feet of hope; and when the heart is sufficiently contrite, then the voice of inspiration steals along and whispers, [D&C 121:7-25].
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Joseph Smith Jr. Prison'd Sayings By Joseph Smith Jr.: [T]hose who have not been enclosed in the walls of prison without cause or provocation,
I'd go to swim practice, put my face in the water, and I didn't have to talk to anybody. Swimming was like my escape, but it was also like this huge prison because I felt like I had to swim up to people's standards.Amanda Beard Prison'd Sayings By Amanda Beard: I'd go to swim practice, put my face in the water, and I didn't have
If all that Americans want is security, they can go to prison. They'll have enough to eat, a bed and a roof over their heads. But if an American wants to preserve his dignity and his equality as a human being, he must not bow his neck to any dictatorial government.Dwight D. Eisenhower Prison'd Sayings By Dwight D. Eisenhower: If all that Americans want is security, they can go to prison. They'll have enough