Quotation Explorer - 'Jail'

Being in a ship is like being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned. - Samuel Johnson
If you live life on your own terms it shouldn’t feel like a jail cell. - Shannon L. Alder
HABEAS CORPUS. A writ by which a man may be taken out of jail when confined for the wrong crime. - Ambrose Bierce
Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. in the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas. The source of better ideas is wisdom. The surest path to wisdom is a liberal education. - Whitney Griswold
It's a good thing I'm not the president, because I would prosecute everybody who was involved in that torture, I would prosecute the people who did it, I would prosecute the people who ordered it and they would all go to jail! Because Torture is against the law! - Jesse Ventura
I’ve only been to jail a few times, but in several different countries, at that. No, I've only been to jail a few times. But I still claim the ability to write a "serious" novel. - Roman Payne
[Justice George Sutherland said, in the majority opinion for the Carter Coal case] 'One who does a thing in order to avoid a monetary penalty does not agree; he yields to compulsion precisely the same as though he did so to avoid a term in jail. - Jim Powell
Once in jail or you just go in prison for a reason you don't have rights... So be wise, think twice and don't go there! - Deyth Banger
When you're in jail, a good friend will be trying to bail you out. A best friend will be in the cell next to you saying, 'Damn, that was fun'. - Groucho Marx
School is a jail, people want there a lot of and when you are out of school what you know from school you remember few and it's useless. So far 12 years at school... (Take it 12 years at jail!) - Deyth Banger
A good friend will bail you out of jail. A true friend will be sitting next to you saying, 'damn, we fucked up'. - Rotten eCards
Rather a thousand times the county jail than to lie under this marble figure with wings and this granite pedestal bearing the words "pro patria." What do they mean anyway? - Edgar Lee Masters
I listened to make sure I was meeting the minimum requirement to stay out of jail, so to speak. - Bill McKenzie
Starting your day with anger is like locking yourself in jail. The outside world is enjoying life, while you’re locked in your own frustration. - Ron Baratono
I was kind of excited to go to jail for the first time and I learnt some great dialogue. - Quentin Tarantino
I also did some jail time a few years ago. Spent a whole summer in jail reading books. I pumped a ton of new knowledge and new thinking into myself. - Tommy Lee
One should not be obstinate even in worldly interaction. If you are obstinate with a ‘collector’, what will he do? He will throw you in jail. So then what will happen if you are obstinate with God? God won’t put you in jail, but his happiness upon you will break (will go away). - Dada Bhagwan
The satyagrahi enters the jail cell as the bridegroom enters the bridal chamber - M.K Gandhi
Women are the best thieves you will ever meet; they steal your heart and your last name, but never get to spend the night in jail. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.
Two friends... let's put them place... they have never been in jail, give them a knife some reasonable conflicts some doubts and watch the effect. - Deyth Banger
If someone were to harm my family or a friend or somebody I love, I would eat them. I might end up in jail for 500 years, but I would eat them. - Johnny Depp
The best stories will come from jail, the people which are in the prison, also and from the victims. - Deyth Banger
They say that patriotism is the last refuge to which a scoundrel clings steal a little and they throw you in jail. Steal a lot and then they make you king. - Bob Dylan
It is a frightful satire and an epigram on the modern age that the only use it knows for solitude is to make it a punishment, a jail sentence. - Søren Kierkegaard
Going through life regretting your past decisions is like being a repeat offender in jail. You never break free because you won't allow your mentality to move on".~The Roadblock is You - Demia Avery
We buy our way out of jail but we can't buy freedom, We buy a lot of clothes when we don't really need them, Things we buy to cover up what's inside. - Kanye West
So here is another law, one of my favourite If I become famous the stupidy will end one for all. It's basically a jail for mankind stupidy! - Deyth Banger
OPIATE, n. An unlocked door in the prison of Identity. It leads into the jail yard. - Ambrose Bierce
No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into jail; for being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned. - Samuel Johnson
Hate will cause you to "catch a case". Release yourself from your own personal jail before you are put in the real one for life! It ain't worth it!! - Anita R. Sneed-Carter
Jail has become the biggest mental health hospital. - Steven Magee
The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence. - H. L. Mencken
Mr Judge, Jury & Executioner of Micah Xavier Johnson‬ needs to go to jail as soon as possible he is a danger to civilized society. - Steven Magee
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