Quotation Explorer - 'Prisons'

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. - Horace Mann
Obstacles are opportunities turned upside down...or prisons self-imposed. - Chriscinthia Blount
Le coeur a ses prisons que l'intelligence n'ouvre pas. [in De la grandeur] - Marcel Jouhandeau
Eventually, there will not be enough prisons if there are not enough good homes.
Convictions are prisons. - Friedrich Nietzsche
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. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
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. - Tariq Ramadan
Hearts aren't handcuffs and people aren't prisons. When you feel it's time for you to leave, you leave. You neither need to wait to be released, nor ask for permission. - Beau Taplin
A society with a great number of prisons is a totally failed society because it has terribly failed to create a marvellous society where crime is not something widespread but an exception! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Exhale the remnants/Of wounds that steal your freedom./No more prisons. Breathe. - Staci Backauskas
The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons. - Fyodor Dostoevsky
Make not your thoughts your prisons. - William Shakespeare
The palaces faith builds are greater than the prisons fear creates. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The least I can do is speak out for the hundreds of chimpanzees who, right now, sit hunched, miserable and without hope, staring out with dead eyes from their metal prisons. They cannot speak for themselves. - Jane Goodall
We’re not broken. We’re not in the wrong bodies. We’re not inadequate. We’re not lesser. We’re not unwanted. We’re not fraudulent. We’re not undesirable. That’s all just a set of lies we tell to soothe the experience of the prisons we put ourselves in. - Agnostic Zetetic
Let us reform our schools, and we shall find little reform needed in our prisons. - John Ruskin
Schools and schoolmasters, as we have them today, are not popular as places of education and teachers, but rather prisons and turnkeys in which children are kept to prevent them disturbing and chaperoning their parent. - George Bernard Shaw
The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages. - Virginia Woolf
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