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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.
The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion is the thickness of a prison wall.
I asked a man in prison once how he happened to be there and he said he had stolen a pair of shoes. I told him if he had stolen a railroad he would be a United States Senator.
Mary Harris Jones
Within yourself deliverance must be searched for, because each man makes his own prison.
There'll be moments when I'm out in the prison yard, chatting with the cast and the crew, getting ready to shoot a scene. And then I'll remember if I were actually an inmate, I'd only be out there an hour. The other 23 hours of the day, I'd be in my cell. It's kind of a downer.
I don't have to act for work anymore; I can act for passion. That's freeing, but it's also a prison of its own. When you can do anything you want, you're really responsible to do something great. And that's scary.
May was young and beautiful, we were legally married, but she was caught in the prison of my skin.
Sammy Davis, Jr.
There will be no prison which can hold our movement down.
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.
Prison make you a better judge of character. You pick up on people much faster.
Nobody wants to get locked up, although 'locked up' is a matter of perspective. There can be people who are out who are in prison mentally and emotionally and worse off than those who are behind bars.
Being here feels like I'm out of prison. This is the right place, the right time, the right team.
I went to prison, I paid my bill.
America is the greatest nation ever founded. The ideals are the greatest ever espoused in human history, and we just need the country to live up to them. But what I worry about are the 1 million black men in the prison system.
Henry Louis Gates
America has the longest prison sentences in the West, yet the only condition long sentences demonstrably cure is heterosexuality.
But you see, that's the gilded prison of fashion. We're riding in private jets, and meantime I was so incredibly, painfully sad and lonely.
Nelson Mandela and Malcolm X came out of prison stronger.
I'm involved in the work around prison rights in general.
There's no doubt I expect to die in prison.
History is full of people who went to prison or were burned at the stake for proclaiming their ideas. Society has always defended itself.
Prison Break is so far-fetched, I had to make viewers believe that Michael is capable of making the impossible possible.
When I was in the ring at the Olympics, it was my father's words that I was hearing, not the coaches'. 'I never listened to what the coaches said. I would call my father and he would give me advice from prison.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
I hadn't worked for a year when I had my Prison Break audition and it was the easiest audition I've ever had. I got the script on Friday, went to the audition on Monday and got the part on Tuesday. I was shooting the pilot a week later. I didn't have time to be nervous - it happened so quickly.
The percentage of Americans in the prison system, has doubled since 1985.
I usually tell people I watch like '24' and 'Prison Break.'
If you put a woman in prison for four years when she's young and make her pay her time in a horrible place and she wants to come out and work, and become a mother and be a contributor to society and pay taxes and you never give her that chance. There is something un-Canadian about that.
We have to change public perception of ex-convicts. Most Canadians don't realize that when you come out of prison, you're a complete pariah. You can't get a car loan or money from a bank to start a business. So most end up back in prison within 24 months. It's just so wrong. We need to fix this problem.
Probably the only place where a man can feel really secure is in a maximum security prison, except for the imminent threat of release.
Stone walls do not a prison make, nor iron bars a cage.
I got a fan letter on the back of a prison menu. And I remember thinking, 'Well, they get pie. It's not so bad. They get pie on the weekends.' I want to say blueberry and also a Boston cream pie. Not so bad.
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