Convicts Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 53 Quotes About Convicts

#1. Day by day, we are becoming what we shall be eternally. The spirit who convicts us is also the spirit who consoles. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#2. That's terrifying, said Iko, who had acknowledged the truth of Cinder's race much as she'd acknowledged Thorne's convict status: with loyalty and acceptance, but without changing her opinion that Lunars and convicts remained untrustworthy and unredeemable as a general rule. - Author: Marissa Meyer
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#3. As WArden Lawes once said of convicts, no man can be called a failure until he has tried something he really likes, and fails at it. - Author: Sydney J. Harris
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#4. The backfire, my dear boy, of exiling the cleverest criminals of the nation to one place and requiring them to use their ingenuity is that they will
and you can't control what they do with it. - Author: Sam Starbuck
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#5. Prison walls are meant not only to keep convicts in, but to keep the would-be investigator out. - Author: Jessica Mitford
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#6. Sir, they are a race of convicts and ought to be grateful for anything we allow them short of hanging. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#7. Australians are descended from a boatload of English convicts, right? So two hundred years in isolation at the bottom of the planet is plenty of time for the language to evolve into some sort of double-speak prison slang. - Author: Elle Lothlorien
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#8. My suspension was a long-planned move ... and was done to protect would-be convicts in Romanian politics. - Author: Traian Basescu
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#9. Convicts are the best audience I ever played for. - Author: Johnny Cash
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#10. Merciful heavens! Human treatment may even render human a man in whom the image of God has long ago been tarnished. It is these 'unfortunates' that must be treated in the most human fashion. This is their salvation and their joy. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#11. So long as State constitutions say that all may vote when twenty-one, save idiots, lunatics, convicts and women, you are brought down politically to the level of those others disfranchised. - Author: Susan B. Anthony
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#12. The Holy Spirit not only convicts of sin but also convinces men that Jesus is the righteousness of God. He shows sinners that Jesus is the way, the truth, and the life. - Author: Billy Graham
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#13. Kaffirs are as a rule uncivilized - the convicts even more so. They are troublesome, very dirty and live almost like animals. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#14. Since 1990, Oklahoma has executed more convicts on a per capita basis than any other state. No place, not even Texas, comes close. - Author: John Grisham
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#15. I don't like hiking with convicts carrying machetes. - Author: Susan Orlean
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#16. Everyone of us is a potential convict. - Author: Ai Weiwei
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#17. Austin sniggered. Barge full of stranded convicts, I'm sure we're top priority for the Empire. - Author: Joe Schreiber
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#18. In Nigeria they convict by law, not by the truth - Author: Fela Kuti
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#19. Most of today's black convicts have come to understand that they are the most abused victims of an unrighteous order. - Author: George Jackson
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#20. I'll wear no convicts uniform nor meekly serve my time that Britain might brand Irelands fight 800 years of crime.. - Author: Bobby Sands
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#21. It isn't true that convicts live like animals: animals have more room to move around. - Author: Mario Vargas-Llosa
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#22. We care (about prison education), very simply, because (prisoners) get out. Almost everyone who is locked up now is going to be set free one day. If we treat prisoners like animals the whole time they are locked up, that's what we'll get when they're back on the streets: wild, dangerous animals. - Author: Christopher Zoukis
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#23. Dominic took the bait: If the President breaks the law, then the House of Representatives impeaches him and the Senate convicts him, and he's out on the street, - Author: Tom Clancy
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#24. God's judgment echoes the sound of hoofbeats, but God's love quietly convicts. - Author: Billy Graham
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#25. He who confesses magic or sorcery shall do penance for the time of murder, and shall be treated in the same manner as he who convicts himself of this sin. - Author: Saint Basil
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#26. To admonish is better than to reproach for admonition is mild and friendly, but reproach is harsh and insulting; and admonition corrects those who are doing wrong, but reproach only convicts them. - Author: Epictetus
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#27. Ex-convicts prepared the eggs for the White House's Easter Egg Roll. It's nice to see the White House reaching out to former members of Congress. - Author: Jay Leno
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#28. It is far cheaper to build schoolhouses than prisons, and it is much better to have scholars than convicts. - Author: Robert G. Ingersoll
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#29. Rip the prisons
put the
television - Author: Norman Mailer
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#30. The Spirit always communicates that He's for you when He convicts you of your sin. - Author: R.C. Sproul
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#31. What do people have against convicts? Is living together in the pen of freedom, where young people engage in mutual psychology, any more beautiful? - Author: Karl Kraus
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#32. We are all imprisoned by the dictionary. We choose out of that vast, paper-walled prison our convicts, the little black printed words, when in truth we need fresh sounds to utter, new enfranchised noises which would produce a new effect. - Author: Mervyn Peake
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#33. This is why convicts take such pleasure in boasting and exaggerating their own unhappy personalities to the point of burlesque.
They find in boasting the one thing they long for - a semblance of life and liberty. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#34. For generations, the body of Christ has been defeated and put under a constant siege of condemnation from the accuser because they believe wrongly that the Holy Spirit convicts believers of their sins. - Author: Joseph Prince
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#35. It is better to advise than upbraid, for the one corrects the erring; the other only convicts them. - Author: Epictetus
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#36. Cannot come to Christ unless the Holy Spirit convicts us of our sin. - Author: Billy Graham
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#37. People tend to say Christians are always judging, but the word of God convicts Christians and urges them to obey God's commands. - Author: Monica Johnson
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#38. Prisons where people can't even work is the worst punishment you can think of. And I don't think we should put all convicts in such facilities where people are deprived of their freedom. - Author: Vladimir Putin
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#39. (Prisoners) need an education. They need a GED to start with. Then they need some kind of training so when they get out they have a marketable skill. That way they can support themselves and they can support their families. - Author: Christopher Zoukis
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#40. Sometimes I feel like a normal person. Sometimes I forget I'm on parole, that I'm not really free. - Author: Jennifer Lane
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#41. The convicts working the mines were almost all like him. Black, once slave, once free, now slave again. - Author: Yaa Gyasi
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#42. Steady, firm, and kind government of prisoners is the truest humanity and the best exercise of duty. It is with convicts as with children: unseasonable indulgence, indiscreetly granted, leads to mischiefs which we may deplore but cannot repair. - Author: Dorothea Dix
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#43. Let someone who was not from among the convicts try reproaching a prisoner for his crime and abusing him (though it's not in the Russian spirit to reproach a criminal)
there would be no end of cursing. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#44. If I play a cop, it's always a racist cop or a trigger-happy cop or a crooked cop - but by and large I play cowboys, bikers, and convicts. - Author: M. C. Gainey
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#45. The real truth is, the number of convicts is too overwhelming for the means of proper and effectual punishment. I despair of any remedy but that which I wish I could hope for - a great reduction in the amount of crime. - Author: Robert Peel
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#46. All my contemporaries
hundred-and-fivers or convicts
will tell you how we lived
in barely sentient fear, raising
children for the executioner,
prison, or the torture chamber. - Author: Anna Akhmatova
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#47. Holy Spirit convicts us when we do something wrong, He guides us back to the right path - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#48. There is a close relationship between flowers and convicts. The fragility and delicacy of the former are of the same nature as the brutal insensitivity of the latter. - Author: Jean Genet
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#49. We shell out hundreds of dollars for tracking bands, something convicts are forced to wear. - Author: Anonymous
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#50. There was only one guy in the whole Bible Jesus ever personally promised a place with him in Paradise. Not Peter, not Paul, not any of those guys. He was a convicted thief, being executed. So don't knock the guys on death row. Maybe they know something you don't. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#51. Technology is neutral: It convicts and finds innocents. We must make it a regularized part of the system, giving defendants access to DNA testing and evidence whenever it might be relevant. - Author: Eliot Spitzer
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#52. Who are beneficiaries of the Court's protection? Members of various minorities including criminals, atheists, homosexuals, flag burners, illegal immigrants (including terrorists), convicts, and pornographers. - Author: Pat Buchanan
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#53. It's infuriating that yesterday, my father had to pull all my younger cousins into a room and tell them to be more careful. He had to explain that in some cases, their brown skin convicts them before an offense is even committed. - Author: Janelle Gray
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