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Imprisonment Quotes

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The fundamental sense of freedom is freedom from chains,
from imprisonment, from enslavement by others.
The rest is extension of this sense,
or else metaphor.
- Isaiah Berlin

Communism feeds on aggression, hatred,
and the imprisonment of men's minds and souls.
This shall not take root in the United States.
- Emanuel Celler

Imprisonment hit me so hard - much harder than I had thought.
- Mathias Rust

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.
- Fritz Sauckel

 

Strict justice would demand total confiscation of your property,
personal imprisonment and fines.
- Zebulon Pike

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

The burning of an author's books, imprisonment for opinion's sake,
has always been the tribute that an ignorant age pays
to the genius of its time.
- Joseph Lewis

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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.
- Gary Becker

So I departed and was free from imprisonment.
- Will Adams

An individual who breaks a law that
conscience tells him is unjust,
and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment
in order to arouse the conscience
of the community over its injustice,
is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Saddam's fate should be in the hands of his country men.
They were the major victims of his brutal reign and should decide his life,
death, or permanent imprisonment.
Personally, I would lock him away forever.
- Ronnie James Dio

I never told a victim story about my imprisonment.
Instead, I told a transformation story -
about how prison changed my outlook,
about how I saw that communication, truth,
and trust are at the heart of power.
- Fernando Flores

One who breaks an unjust law
that conscience tells him is unjust,
and who willingly accepts
the penalty of imprisonment
in order to arouse the conscience
of the community over its injustice,
is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Three hundred years ago a prisoner condemned to the
Tower of London carved on the wall of his cell this
sentiment to keep up his spirits during his long imprisonment:
'It is not adversity that kills,
but the impatience with which we bear adversity.
- James Keller

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.
- Peter Benenson

Reverence for life affords me my fundamental principle of morality.
- Albert Schweitzer

Most of the fundamental ideas of science
are essentially simple,
and may, as a rule, be expressed
in a language comprehensible to everyone.
- Albert Einstein

The human mind is our fundamental resource.
- John F. Kennedy

Let us now set forth one of the fundamental truths about marriage:
the wife is in charge.
- Bill Cosby

The fundamental defect of fathers, in our competitive society,
is that they want their children to be a credit to them.
- Bertrand Russell

I believe in the fundamental truth
of all great religions of the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I believe fundamental honesty is the keystone of business.
- Harvey S. Firestone

Bitter experience has taught us how fundamental our
values are and how great the mission they represent.
- Jan Peter Balkenende

There is no fundamental difference between the preparation
for death and the practice of dying,
and spiritual practice leading to enlightenment.
- Stanislav Grof

The Spirit communicating to your spirit is the most
effective and fundamental of communications.
Write it down.
As you write down impressions of the Spirit,
more are given.
- Richard G. Scott

I still believe that the mission of Business 2.0 is very strong,
very fundamental, and we're really at the beginning
of where they're going to take us.
- James Daly

The fundamental problem with program maintenance is
that fixing a defect has a substantial chance of introducing another.
- Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.

Beneath all differences of doctrine or discipline there
exists a fundamental agreement as to the simple,
absolute essentials in religion.
- Julia Ward Howe

We have no more fundamental obligation in government
than to ensure the safety of our citizens.
- Robert.
L.
Ehrlich

On my return to Pittsburgh, I resolved to go back to
the fundamental problems of electronic structure that
I had contemplated abstractly many years earlier.
- John Pople

This unusual and highly successful species spends a
great deal of time examining his higher motives and
an equal amount of time ignoring his fundamental ones.
- Desmond Morris

The fact of storytelling hints at a fundamental human unease,
hints at human imperfection.
Where there is perfection there is no story to tell.
- Ben Okri

All of the candidates agree that the Democratic Party
needs to undergo fundamental reforms.
- Martin Frost

The freedom to convert is fundamental to freedom of religion.
- Bob Inglis

A surprising number of government committees will make
important decisions on fundamental matters with less
attention than each individual would give to buying a suit.
- Herman Kahn

The removal of an electron from the surface of an atom -
that is,
the ionization of the atom - means a fundamental structural
change in its surface layer.
- Johannes Stark

If children are not introduced to music at an early age,
I believe something fundamental is actually being taken from them.
- Luciano Pavarotti

One of the grand fundamental principles of Mormonism is to receive truth,
let it come from whence it may.
- Joseph Smith, Jr.

The fundamental problem is that there's no credibility in the judicial system,
which is a system that's been completely politicized.
This is retaliation and selective repression.
- Leopoldo Lopez

General Musharraf needs my participation to give credibility
to the electoral process,
as well as to respect the fundamental right of all
those who wish to vote for me.
- Benazir Bhutto

I urge calm and sensitivity to the fundamental civil
liberties of our country.
- Larry Craig

Now, what that means is that there is fundamental indeterminacy from quantum mechanics,
but besides that there are other sources of effective indeterminacy.
- Murray Gell-Mann

During this earlier period of his activity Voltaire
seems to have been trying -
half unconsciously,
perhaps - to discover and to express the fundamental quality of his genius.
- Lytton Strachey

Think about it: Every educated person is not rich,
but almost every education person has a job and a way out of poverty.
So education is a fundamental solution to poverty.
- Kathleen Blanco

The right to happiness is fundamental.
- Anna Pavlova

Something fundamental about the myth of the Jew has resurfaced.
- Steven T. Katz

We now consider as fundamental economic functions of the state,
many duties that were left a generation ago to chance.
- Arthur Capper

While different people may approach opportunities in different ways,
we need to base decisions on a fundamental set of values
as we chart our course of action.
- Ron D. Burton

Community care is a fundamental, an essential,
an enduring part of our aged care system.
- Julie Bishop

The threat to free television.
The reason television is free is because it is a life
support system for commercials.
That fundamental aspect is about to change.
- Dick Wolf

Great relationships begin with two people who are each
self confident and who come to each other with the openness
to see and accept the other as a unique and wonderful person.
If there is true love and an alignment of fundamental values,
choose to join your life with your new partner
and vow never to criticize their nature -
the essence that makes them uniquely themselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The fundamental purpose of a novel like Count Julian
is to achieve the unity of object and means of representation,
the fusion of treason as scheme and treason as language.
- Juan Goytisolo

I'm not sure what theory is, unless it's the pursuit
of fundamental questions.
- David Antin

The second is the structure and source of cults.
They have always haunted me, and I wanted to explore
the fundamental notion of giving up responsibility to an outside power.
- Katherine Dunn

I think that one of the most fundamental responsibilities
is to give testimony in a court of law,
to give it honestly and willingly.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

The fundamental job of a toddler is to rule the universe.
- Lawrence Kutner

There's a fundamental distinction between strategy
and operational effectiveness.
- Michael Porter

Protection of private property is a fundamental right
protected in a strong democracy.
- Jim Ryun

But when I was twelve years old I caught my first strong
glimpse of one of the fundamental forces of existence,
whose votary I was destined to be for life -
namely,
Beauty.
- Georg Brandes

Macroeconomic policy can never be devoid of politics:
it involves fundamental trade-offs and affects different groups differently.
- Joseph Stiglitz

The global response to global terrorism must not endanger
fundamental human rights and freedoms.
- Stjepan Mesic

Two fundamental literary qualities: supernaturalism and irony.
- Charles Baudelaire

The war being fought in Afghanistan and Iraq is bringing
about a fundamental change to the environment that
has given rise and power to the extremists who export terrorism.
- Craig L. Thomas

All the big powers they've silenced me.
So much for free speech and choice on this fundamental human right.
- Jack Kevorkian

Fundamental progress has to do with the reinterpretation of basic ideas.
- Alfred North Whitehead

A little reflection will show us that every belief,
even the simplest and most fundamental,
goes beyond experience when regarded as a guide to our actions.
- William Kingdon Clifford

I was interested in nuclei originally with my deuteron
photo work because that was one of the fundamental forces,
and the measurement was basic to new science.
- John Henry Carver

The difference - the fundamental difference between
theater acting and film acting is that film acting is disjunctive.
- James Lipton

We are convinced of the fundamental unity of the human family.
- Hans Kung

There is little doubt that we are in the midst of a
revolution of a much more profound and fundamental
nature than the social and political revolutions of the last half century.
- Arthur Erickson

Private property is a very fundamental and very long-term institution.
- Anatoly Chubais


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