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To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.
Lewis B. Smedes
A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him.
Only free men can negotiate. A prisoner cannot enter into contracts.
The past is a great place and I don't want to erase it or to regret it, but I don't want to be its prisoner either.
In the final choice a soldier's pack is not so heavy as a prisoner's chains.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The prisoner is not the one who has commited a crime, but the one who clings to his crime and lives it over and over.
A political prisoner is someone who is out fighting for his or her people's rights and freedom and is imprisoned for that alone.
I live a very dull life here... indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
An artist must never be a prisoner. Prisoner? An artist should never be a prisoner of himself, prisoner of style, prisoner of reputation, prisoner of success, etc.
Three hundred years ago a prisoner condemned to the Tower of London carved on the wall of his cell this sentiment to keep up his spirits during his long imprisonment: 'It is not adversity that kills, but the impatience with which we bear adversity.
Your secret is your prisoner; once you reveal it, you become its slave.
Solomon Ibn Gabirol
There is no greater hell than to be a prisoner of fear.
The middle class, that prisoner of the barbarian 20th century.
You can feel very quickly as a prisoner of your past, of the memories.
Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices - just recognize them.
Edward R. Murrow
I am a President held prisoner, that I haven't resigned and I will not resign.
I'm not obsessed by looks. I think you can become a prisoner of your own image.
Bush sees the evil as out there in the wider world, residing in people who 'hate freedom'. Look at his immediate response to the pictures of prisoner abuse; this is not what Americans do, these are not our values.
I think I was the healthiest prisoner of conscience in the world.
Aung San Suu Kyi
You shouldn't be a prisoner of your own ideas.
There are times when I flick through magazines and think I'm in danger of becoming a prisoner of my own hair.
And now, dear sister, I must leave this house or the retreating army will make me a prisoner in it by filling up the road I am directed to take.
Anytime you cast a movie and you need someone famous in the lead part, you're a prisoner of whoever happens to be famous in the six-month window in which you're trying to get a film financed.
I am not a prisoner of my sexuality like men younger than myself although I write about being a prisoner.
We have peace with God as soon as we believe, but not always with ourselves. The pardon may be past the prince's hand and seal, and yet not put into the prisoner's hand.
A man man may dwell so long upon a thought that it may take him prisoner.
The reporter is the daily prisoner of clocked facts. On all working days, he is expected to do his best in one swift swipe at each story.
Otherwise, to be a movie star, it's a lot of compromise and also a lot of headaches. You can't do what you want. You become a prisoner of your fame. This happened to me in France and I don't want it.
A person may dwell so long upon a thought that it may take him a prisoner.
Edward F. Halifax
Both sides were supposed to release all their prisoners, those were unconditional. There was some prisoner release that took place but it's not been satisfactory.
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