Quotation Explorer - 'Prisoners'

When mom and dad went to war the only prisoners they took were the children - Pat Conroy
I think it's hard to learn democracy when we make children prisoners until they're nineteen years old. - Mimsy Sadofsky
The prisoners of the cultures are mostly the women! House is the name of the prison! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We are the prisoners of conformity. To get out of this prison, education is the only door and only opportunity. - Debasish Mridha
Instead of falling to the ground like a heavy doll, as Kermin had seen the prisoners do at the Chetnik executions, his mother shrank into herself, a reverse blossoming, coming to rest in a sitting position, like a ruminative Buddha - Reif Larsen
People are not prisoners of fate, but prisoners of their own minds. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Only free men can negotiate; prisoners cannot enter into contracts. Your freedom and mine cannot be separated. - Nelson Mandela
We are prisoners of our thoughts. We like to imprison everyone in the same prison and think that it will solve the problems of humanity. Yet everyone is unique; let them live freely and with harmony. - Debasish Mridha
Most peoples are prisoners of other people's thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
Living in the past, can only hold those who live there, as its prisoners. - Ellen J. Barrier
Most doctors are prisoners of their education and shackled by their profession. - Richard Diaz
Most people spend less time outside than prisoners. - J.R. Rim
A war on cops? Then the question becomes who are they warring with? Because if you look at the prison system you can tell who the Prisoners of War are. The Black Man. Words are powerful and we must stop these divisive words that tare our country further apart instead of bringing us together. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Which crime has the female sex committed to be sentenced to the harsh necessity which consists of being locked up all life either as a prisoner or a slave? I call the nuns prisoners and the married women slaves. - Christina Queen of Sweden
They were handsome, proper and normal family fathers who built the concentration camps and whipped the prisoners to death. And who was Nietzsche? A narcotized syphilitic. - Jens Bjørneboe
My past takes no hostages, no prisoners. I've let go of yesterday and am free to receive the beautiful gift of the present. - Jaeda DeWalt
When people become prisoners of daily habits and happen to be hostages of choices, which they made in the past, but which they finally do not actually want, they experience the need to abandon their corporeal prison at a certain time in life. ( "Corporeal prison" ) - Erik Pevernagie
We are prisoners of ideas. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The more we dig this world, the more prisoners we become - El Ca'Sophia M
we are prisoners of our own lives, until we find the courage to break free from the prison that we created ourselves. - Amanda Ashton-Booth
to paraphrase science writer John D. Barrow we know they are impossible and yet we can imagine them anyway. Our brains, it turns out, are not prisoners of the world we live in; we can fly free! We can, any time we like, create the impossible. - Robert Krulwich
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