A healthy body is a guest chamber for the soul: a sick body is a prison.
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.
Within yourself deliverance must be searched for, because each man makes his own prison.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
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Once we are destined to live out our lives in the prison of our mind, our duty is to furnish it well.
The Past: Our cradle, not our prison;
there is danger as well as appeal in its glamour. The past is for inspiration, not imitation, for continuation, not repetition.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
A grateful mindset can set you free from the prison of disempowerment and the shackles of misery.
You stuff somebody into the American dream, and it becomes a prison.
We are all serving a life sentence in the dungeon of the self.
Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail.
What you gain at one end you lose at the other. It's like feeding a dog on his own tail. It won't fatten the dog.
A man will be imprisoned in a room with a door that's unlocked and opens inwards; as long as it does not occur to him to pull rather than push.
One of the many lessons that one learns in prison is, that things are what they are and will be what they will be.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
It is all one to me if a man comes from Sing Sing Prison or Harvard. We hire a man, not his history.
Homosexuality in Russia is a crime and the punishment is seven years in prison, locked up with the other men. There is a three year waiting list.
Opiate. An unlocked door in the prison of Identity. It leads into the jail yard.
In prison, those things withheld from and denied to the prisoner become precisely what he wants most of all.
He that is taken and put into prison or chains is not conquered, though overcome; for he is still an enemy.
It isn't true that convicts live like animals: animals have more room to move around.
Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.
Taught from infancy that beauty is woman's scepter, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison.
Jails and prisons are the complement of schools;
so many less as you have of the latter, so many more must you have of the former.
The most anxious man in a prison is the governor.
Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison.
During my time in prison, I told myself that I wanted to be a part of the solution and not the problem.
A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.
Why do you stay in prison, when the door is so wide open?
A fly and a flea in a flueWere imprisoned, so what could they do?Said the Flea, Let us fly!Said the Fly, Let us flee!So they fled through a flaw in the flue.
I turn and turn in my cell like a fly that doesn't know where to die.
Stone walls do not a prison make nor iron bars a cage;
minds innocent and quiet take that for an hermitage.
Man is a prisoner who has no right to open the door of his prison and run away .
.. A man should wait, and not take his own life until God summons him.
While there is a lower class, I am in it, while there is a criminal element, I am of it, and while there is a soul in prison, I am not free.
Prison Break is so far-fetched, I had to make viewers believe that Michael is capable of making the impossible possible.
Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner.
America is the land of the second chance - and when the gates of the prison open, the path ahead should lead to a better life.
A mind enclosed in language is in prison.
The world is but a large prison, out of which some are daily selected for execution.
My character in 'Prison Break' needs to be formidable. In reality, I'm not very tough at all.
We can't have cellphones, TV, radio or the Internet.
If the president died, we'd have no idea. There's no normalcy. It's just like prison, with cameras.
When I was in prison, I was wrapped up in all those deep books.
That Tolstoy crap - people shouldn't read that stuff.
The greatest prison people live in is the fear of what other people think.
In 1960, when I came out of prison as an ex-convict, I had more freedom under parolee supervision than there's available... in America right now.
Money will determine whether the accused goes to prison or walks out of the courtroom a free man.
I have claimed that Escape is one of the main functions of fairy-stories, and since I do not disapprove of them, it is plain that I do not accept the tone of scorn or pity with which 'Escape' is now so often used. Why should a man be scorned if, finding himself in prison, he tries to get out and go home? Or if he cannot do so, he thinks and talks about other topics than jailers and prison-walls?
In the deregulated realm of US banking and finance, crime does occasionally pay for its foul deeds, not in prison time but by making modest rebates to the victims.
The prisons are full of society's "quick fixes";
they are brimming with our failures as a community of responsibility.
Sometimes the prison of fear is so powerful there’s no need to lock the cell doors. Your fear creates a willingness to self-imprison.
Theres the Kings Messenger. Hes in prison now, being punished: and the trial doesnt begin until next Wednesday: and of course the crime comes last of all. Suppose he never commits the crime? said Alice. That would be all the better, wouldnt it? the Queen said.
Nothing can be more abhorrent to democracy than to imprison a person or keep him in prison because he is unpopular. This is really the test of civilisation.
A prison taint was on everything there.
The imprisoned air, the imprisoned light, the imprisoned damps, the imprisoned men, were all deteriorated by confinement. As the captive men were faded and haggard, so the iron was rusty, the stone was slimy, the wood was rotten, the air was faint, the light was dim. Like a well, like a vault, like a tomb, the prison had no knowledge of the brightness outside; and would have kept its polluted atmosphere intact, in one of the spice islands of the Indian Ocean.
If all that Americans want is security, they can go to prison.
Theyll 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.
With breathtaking rapidity, we are destroying all that was lovely to look at and turning America into a prison house of the spirit. The affluent society, with relentless single-minded energy, is turning our cities, most of suburbia and most of our roadways into the most affluent slum on earth.
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.
Two men look out the same prison bars; one sees mud and the other stars.
My lowest days as a Christian and There Were Low Ones--Seven Months Worth Of Them In Prison, To Be Exact have been more fulfilling and rewarding than all the days of glory in the White House.