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It may seem a hard task to condemn fellow creatures to long years of confinement in prison, but it is not so hard if they clearly deserve it.
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.
Interesting enough, we had a reunion of the 12 of us who graduated, right? The only one who wasn't there was the guy who became a priest, and he was literally in prison in Libya, for being a Catholic priest. Isn't that interesting? Everybody else made the reunion but that guy.
You stuff somebody into the American dream, and it becomes a prison.
Craig L. Thomas
But in this Second Work if thou extract our Air and our Fire with the phlegm water, they will the more naturally and easily be drawn out of their infernal prison, and with less losse of their Spirits, than by the former way before described.
I am a Quaker. And as everyone knows, Quakers, for 300 years, have, on conscientious ground, been against participating in war. I was sentenced to three years in federal prison because I could not religiously and conscientiously accept killing my fellow man.
People who meet me as an adult are often surprised that I'm alive and have never been in prison or rehab. Sometimes they're disappointed I'm not cooler.
The once all-powerful ruler of Iraq was found in a hole, and now sits in a prison cell.
George W. Bush
A mind enclosed in language is in prison.
May was young and beautiful, we were legally married, but she was caught in the prison of my skin.
Sammy Davis, Jr.
The Stanford prison experiment came out of class exercises in which I encouraged students to understand the dynamics of prison life.
Army Specialist Bradley Manning deserves a medal, not prison.
No 22-year-old should have to enter the real world already in a virtual debtors' prison.
The courage of the Syrian protesters is remarkable, for they face prison, torture, or death every time they lift a banner.
I want to be a figure for prison reform. I think that the criminal justice system is rotten.
Henry Louis Gates
There's a hierarchy in prison, and I was right at the top.
There's no doubt I expect to die in prison.
I'm never going to get married again. Three strikes, you're out. I think if I would try to get married again in California, I have to go to prison, don't I? I think you only get three.
To be in prison so long, it's difficult to remember exactly what you did to get there.
Jack Henry Abbott
Prison has a universal fascination. It's a real-life horror story because, given the right set of circumstances, anyone could find themselves behind bars.
Maybe I won't stay out of prison. Who knows?
History is full of people who went to prison or were burned at the stake for proclaiming their ideas. Society has always defended itself.
On the surface, you think you wouldn't have to think at all about being asked to play Bilbo in 'The Hobbit.' It's not prison; it's a good gig. But you know it's going to take a long time, and it does. There are times when you thought: 'Gee, I've not seen my house for months.'
In many of the high schools in the South Bronx, more children will end up in prison than will go to college.
Nelson Mandela and Malcolm X came out of prison stronger.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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