Self Imprisonment Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 48 Quotes About Self Imprisonment

#1. I would suggest that the prisons I incessantly create are not designed to lock me in, rather they are designed to lock the world out. And the oddity is that either way, I am a prisoner who has sentenced himself to a prison within which I do not belong. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#2. No foteball player be used or suffered within the City of London and the liberties thereof upon pain of imprisonment. - Author: Elizabeth I
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#3. Questioning the status quo can result in banishment, imprisonment, ridicule or being burned at the stake, depending on your era, your locale, and the sacred cows you wish to butcher. - Author: Gene Spafford
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#4. The death penalty is no more effective a deterrent than life imprisonment ... It is also evident that the burden of capital punishment falls upon the poor, the ignorant and the underprivileged members of society. - Author: Thurgood Marshall
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#5. As president, I watched in wonder as Nelson Mandela had the remarkable capacity to forgive his jailers following 26 years of wrongful imprisonment - setting a powerful example of redemption and grace for us all. - Author: George H. W. Bush
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#6. Blame is very tricky in that it seems like a way out when it is really a form of imprisonment. - Author: Bryant McGill
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#7. To turn his head and look at her would have been inconceivable folly. With hands locked together, invisible among the press of bodies, they stared steadily in front of them, and instead of the eyes of the girl, the eyes of the aged prisoner gazed mournfully at Winston out of nests of hair. - Author: George Orwell
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#8. Mental ghettos are not mirages; they actually exist in palpable reality: being "open" inside one's mental or intellectual ghetto does not open its door but simply allows one to harbour the illusion that there is no ghetto and no door. The most dangerous prisons are those with invisible bars. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#9. To be in the middle of composing a book is almost always to feel oneself in a state of confusion, doubt and mental imprisonment ... - Author: Joseph Epstein
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#10. Charles, throughout his imprisonment, had had to pay heavily for his bad food, and for his guard, and towards the living of the poorer prisoners. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#11. Bitterness will make you sick. During [Madiba's] imprisonment they were forced to work in the limestone quarry. Chipping away for no reason. Bitterness is the same. You reduce your own character with such a mindless exercise of cultivating bitterness. - Author: Zelda La Grange
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#12. The birth of a child is the imprisonment of a soul. The soul must work its way out of prison, and, in doing so, provide itself with wings for a future journey. It is for each of us to determine whether our wings shall be those of an angel or a grub! - Author: William Gilmore Simms
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#13. I'd once again see that bob of blonde hair back on my pillow, that pink hot smile beaming toward me as I heroically win her heart in some kind of Count of Monte Cristo or Great Gatsby-esque gesture ... you know minus the long imprisonment or swimming pool death! - Author: Tom Conrad
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#14. she feels still that grasp upon her ankle as if it were a circlet of iron: the embodiment of matrimony. She would be pinned, like the museum butterflies. He would remain free to flutter. - Author: Emmanuelle De Maupassant
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#15. When failure imprisons you for not doing what you should have done, you have no option than to bail yourself on the promise of trying again! Try again! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#16. All lines of play which lead to the imprisonment of the bishop are on principle to be condemned. - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#17. They were four desperate men, made hard by life, cruel by nature, and driven to desperation by imprisonment. - Author: Louis L'Amour
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#18. I think that most small amounts of marijuana have been decriminalized in some places, and should be. We really need a re-examination of our entire policy on imprisonment ... Our imprisonment policies are counterproductive. - Author: William J. Clinton
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#19. The worst stage was when one could tell she was still awake and almost alert, but she knew that nothing worked. Imprisoned. She was imprisoned. In a statue like the Sphinx. Looking out from the eyes. Her own mind, at that point, was as small and bewildered as a little fly. Behind great battlements. - Author: M T Anderson
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#20. Too much freedom given to those who didn't know how to wield it resulted in imprisonment for those who did. - Author: Sarah Brownlee
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#21. Asia is an entertainment, Europe is a dream, America is an imprisonment and Rest is a nightmare. - Author: Santosh Kalwar
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#22. Security is a double-edged sword: While a fence sure protects the fenced; it also imprisons the protected. - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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#23. For instance, Visser, the Dutchman, had sold German machine guns to the Chinese, spied for the Japanese and served a term of imprisonment for killing a coolie in Batavia. He was not an easy man to handle. - Author: Eric Ambler
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#24. In the criminal law [ ... ] imprisonment should be resorted to only after the most anxious consideration. - Author: Pius Langa
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#25. Death to a good man is his release from the imprisonment of this world, and his departure to the enjoyments of another world. - Author: Matthew Henry
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#26. To subdue and crush the masses of a nation by military force, when all are unanimous in the determination to be free, is to attempt the imprisonment of a whole people; all such projects must be temporary and transient, and terminate in a catastrophe... - Author: William Dalrymple
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#27. To me, Hell isn't a place; it's a state of mind. It is a psychological self-imprisonment in which fear is the warden. It is a result of not living in alignment with your goals, dreams, and purpose. It is to find yourself in the endless emotional agony of, What if? - Author: Steve Maraboli
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#28. The individual feels the vanity of human desires and aims, and the nobility and marvelous order which are revealed in nature and in the world of thought. He feels the individual destiny as an imprisonment and seeks to experience the totality of existence as a unity full of significance. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#29. The more we construct lives that prioritize safety, the bigger the prison we construct around ourselves. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#30. Economic power is exercised by means of a positive, by offering men a reward, an incentive, a payment, a value; political power is exercised by means of a negative, by the threat of punishment, injury, imprisonment, destruction. The businessman's tool is values; the bureaucrat's tool is fear. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#31. Poverty, disease, sorrow, imprisonment and other evils are the fruits borne by the tree of one's own sins. - Author: Chanakya
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#32. Can I take a few things?
Mementos. How fucked up was that? I wanted reminders of my imprisonment. - Author: Kitty Thomas
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#33. Torture is banned but in two-thirds of the world's countries it is still being committed in secret. Too many governments still allow wrongful imprisonment, murder or 'disappearance' to be carried out by their officials with impunity. - Author: Peter Benenson
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#34. We must be afraid of neither poverty nor exile nor imprisonment; of fear itself only should we be afraid. - Author: Epictetus
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#35. Fines are preferable to imprisonment and other types of punishment because they are more efficient. With a fine, the punishment to offenders is also revenue to the State. - Author: Gary Becker
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#36. For Christian writers, religious faith is not a rebellion against reason, but a revolt against the imprisonment of humanity within the cold walls of a rationalist dogmatism. - Author: Alister E. McGrath
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#37. I could not have the honour of being a German soldier because of my imprisonment in the First World War. And in this world war the Fuehrer refuses to allow me to serve as a soldier. - Author: Fritz Sauckel
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#38. Those five days we were locked up together at Vasa Luigi's, that wasn't an effect of the imprisonment, was it? That's the way you really are, when you're well?"
"Pretty much," he admitted.
"I've always wondered what adult hyperactives did for a living. - Author: Lois McMaster Bujold
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#39. The world was full of such madmen in those days. Imprisonment is not the way to deal with such people; half measures merely feed their pride. Leave 'em alone or hang 'em, in my opinion. Or better still, pack them off to the Americas, and let them starve. - Author: Iain Pears
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#40. By Strict Father morality, harsh prison terms for criminals and life imprisonment for repeat offenders are the only moral options. - Author: George Lakoff
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#41. The law is that you
must live
in the house you have built.
The law is absurd: it is
written down nowhere.
You are uncertain what crime
is, though each life writhing to
elude what it has made
feels like punishment. - Author: Frank Bidart
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#42. Liberate yourself from unconstructive beliefs forced upon you by others for imprisonment sake. Allow into this space a new-fangled reality which warrant viewpoints increasing a new understanding. - Author: Michaelson Williams
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#43. That fierce imprisonment in the self is but the obverse of the self-giving which is absolute reality. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#44. Never let your mind imprison your achievements by imposing disbelief on you. - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#45. That missleproof glass might as well have been electrified fence and barbed wire. No one could fashion a prison so perfect, so complete, as the one the masters of humanity had created for themselves. - Author: S.J. Kincaid
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#46. The walls of self-preservation that you build for today are the walls of self-imprisonment for tomorrow. Boundaries that you establish in your life as a protection for yourself today will feel like constraints tomorrow. - Author: Sadhguru
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#47. Comfort ... was the key ingredient to making the prisoner crave the prison. - Author: Ashim Shanker
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#48. All my life I had feared imprisonment, the nun's cell, the hospital bed, the places where one faced the self without distraction, without the crutches of other people. - Author: Edna O'Brien
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