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Imprisoned Quotes

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I don't believe in depriving myself of any food or
being imprisoned by a diet.
- Joely Fisher

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In our natural state, we are glorious beings.
In the world of illusion, we are lost and imprisoned,
slaves to our appetites and our will to false power.
- Marianne Williamson

Our houses are such unwieldy property
that we are often imprisoned rather than housed by them.
- Henry David Thoreau

When al-Qaeda was on the run from Afghanistan crossing through Iran,
some were arrested and they are imprisoned.
Some of them are charged with some actions in Iran.
- Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

 

Very few men imprisoned for economic crimes or even
crimes of passion against the oppressor feel that they are really guilty.
- George Jackson

It is impossible to go through life without trust:
that is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all,
oneself.
- Graham Greene

I was at a benefit for some imprisoned students in
the '60s at San Francisco State,
and there were lots of poets reading for the benefit:
one was Elizabeth Bishop.
- Thom Gunn

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Imprisoned in every fat man a thin man is wildly signaling to be let out.
- Cyril Connolly

Similarly, the Marquis is presented in this film as
someone who would disturb the status quo and therefore must be kept imprisoned.
- Philip Kaufman

We are imprisoned in the realm of life,
like a sailor on his tiny boat, on an infinite ocean.
- Anna Freud

Man is not imprisoned by habit.
Great changes in him can be wrought by crisis -
once that crisis can be recognized and understood.
- Norman Cousins

Books are like imprisoned souls till someone takes
them down from a shelf and frees them.
- Samuel Butler

No dictator, no invader, can hold an imprisoned population
by force of arms forever.
- J. Michael Straczynski

Everybody seems to be imprisoned in their own sectarian
or political affiliations.
They don't seem to be able to rise above these things.
- Adnan Pachachi

Most of us are imprisoned by something.
We're living in darkness until something flips on the switch.
- Wynonna Judd

With my somewhat vague aspiring mind,
to be imprisoned in the rude details of a most material life was often irksome.
- Edward Carpenter

A man will be imprisoned in a room with a door that's
unlocked and opens inwards;
as long as it does not occur to him to pull rather than push.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

A political prisoner is someone who is out fighting
for his or her people's rights and freedom and is imprisoned for that alone.
- Leonard Peltier

Today more Americans are imprisoned for drug offenses
than for property crimes.
- George Will

Men might as well be imprisoned, as excluded from the
means of earning their bread.
- John Stuart Mill

Prostitution, although hounded, imprisoned,
and chained, is nevertheless the greatest triumph of Puritanism.
- Emma Goldman

People should not be imprisoned without having the
ability to challenge the legality of that imprisonment.
- Jeff Bingaman

It wasn't conscious, but I guess that one book is the reaction to the other.
The first is so imprisoned in a male point-of-view,
and the second is a point-of-view that can go anywhere it wants.
- Jeffrey Eugenides

Open your newspaper - any day of the week -
and you will find a report from somewhere in the world
of someone being imprisoned,
tortured or executed because his opinions or religion
are unacceptable to his government.
- Peter Benenson

I do not come bearing a party label on my sleeve -
or a quick fix in my back pocket.
I do not come with a rigid ideology in my heart -
or a soul that tells me to go it alone.
I do not come to uproot tradition - or to be imprisoned by it.
- Ted Kulongoski

But recently I began to feel that maybe I wouldn't
be able to do what I want to do and need to do with American musicians,
who are imprisoned behind these bars;
music's got these bars and measures you know.
- Sun Ra

By the fulfillment of my legal and moral duty I think
I have earned punishment just as little as the tens
of thousands of dutiful German officials who have now
been imprisoned only because they carried out their duties.
- Wilhelm Frick

You can chain me, you can torture me,
you can even destroy this body,
but you will never imprison my mind.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Interesting.
You Earth people glorify organized violence for 40 centuries,
but you imprison those who employ it privately.
- the character Spock in the television series Star Trek

Every one with this writ may be a tyrant;
if this commission be legal,
a tyrant in a legal manner, also, may control,
imprison, or murder any one within the realm.
- James Otis

If the word has the potency to revive and make us free,
it has also the power to blind, imprison,
and destroy.
- Ralph Ellison

Negation is the mind's first freedom,
yet a negative habit is fruitful only so long as we
exert ourselves to overcome it,
adapt it to our needs; once acquired it can imprison us.
- Emile M. Cioran

I refuse to imprison our acts in the rigid mould of sentences.
- Ella Maillart

Nothing can be more abhorrent to democracy
than to imprison a person
or keep him in prison because he is unpopular.
This is really the test of civilization.
- Winston Churchill

If you strike at, imprison, or kill us,
out of our prisons or graves we will still evoke a
spirit that will thwart you,
and perhaps, raise a force that will destroy you!
We defy you!
Do your worst!
- James Connolly

The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised
by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the
terrible walls which imprison men because they are
different from other men.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

What was any art but a mould in which to imprison for
a moment the shining elusive element which is life itself -
life hurrying past us and running away,
too strong to stop, too sweet to lose.
- Willa Cather

Under a government which imprisons any unjustly,
the true place for a just man is also a prison.
- Henry David Thoreau

Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

Here we are to remember that in consequence of our
opinion that labor is the Father and active principle of wealth,
as lands are the Mother, that the state by killing,
mutilating, or imprisoning their members do withal punish themselves.
- William Petty

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

The buck stops here.
- Harry S. Truman

Could you risk believing that everything
will unfold just fine if you completely let go
of all concern about everything else,
and simply are here, now - if only for a moment?
- Dmitri Bilgere

Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished:
If you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach

We are here to awaken from the illusion of our separateness.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

The world is a better place because I am here.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Seek always to do some good, somewhere.
Every man has to seek in his own way to realize his true worth.
You must give some time to your fellow man.
For remember, you don't live in a world all your own.
Your brothers are here too.
- Albert Schweitzer

It's not the situation that's causing your stress,
it's your thoughts,
and you can change that right here and now.
You can choose to be peaceful right here and now.
Peace is a choice,
and it has nothing to do with
what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Okay, here's your first lesson: how to take a FALL!
- the movie Karate Kid

For as long as I can remember, I've been searching for something,
some reason why we're here. What are we doing here? Who are we?
If this is a chance to find out
even just a little part of that answer...
I don't know, I think it's worth a human life. Don't you?
- the Jodie Foster movie Contact (1997)

Here are the opinions on which my facts are based.
- Anonymous

Be here now.
- Ram Dass

Every decision you make - every decision -
is not a decision about what to do.
It's a decision about Who You Are.
When you see this, when you understand it, everything changes.
You begin to see life in a new way.
All events, occurrences, and situations
turn into opportunities to do what you came here to do.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Where am I? Who am I? How did I come to be here?
What is this thing called the world?
How did I come into the world?
Why was I not consulted?
And If I am compelled to take part in it,
Where is the director? I want to see him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

This moment! - this here-now - is forgotten
when you start thinking in terms of achieving something.
When the achieving mind arises,
you lose contact with the paradise you are in.
- Osho

Love is what we were born with.
Fear is what we learned here.
Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- Marianne Williamson

Walk on road, hmmm?
Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe.
Walk middle, sooner or later get squish just like grape.
Here, karate, same thing.
Either you karate do "yes" or karate do "no."
You karate do "guess so," squish just like grape. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living;
the world owes you nothing; it was here first.
- Mark Twain

It's YOUR time - it's YOUR life -
YOU get to choose how you use it. T
here is no way that your life is "supposed" to be.
Your parents had their vision for your life.
Your boss, your spouse, your church, your friends,
and even the family next door have their ideas
of how you should live your life.
What about YOUR vision for your life?
What do YOU want?
YES, it matters what you want.
YES you can have what you want.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The past is no more and the future is not yet.
The only right person is one who lives moment to moment,
whose arrow is directed to the moment,
who is always here and now; wherever he is,
his whole consciousness, his whole being,
is involved in the reality of here and in the reality of now.
- Osho

Our creator is the same and never changes
despite the names given Him by people here
and in all parts of the world.
Even if we gave Him no name at all,
He would still be there, within us,
waiting to give us good on this earth.
- George Washington Carver

Life is a constant opponent,
and an overpowering adversary if attacked directly.
The successful and happy ones dance lightly with life -
a parry here, a feint there - always engaged,
but never in the direct line of life's heaviest blows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us
and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
- William J. Clinton

"But I don't want to go among mad people," said Alice.
"Oh, you can't help that," said the cat. "We're all mad here."
- Lewis Carroll

Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath the Bough,
A Flask of Wine, a Book of Verse - and Thou
Beside me singing in the Wilderness -
And Wilderness is Paradise enow.
- Omar Khayyam


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