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Jail Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Jail

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We'll try to cooperate fully with the IRS,
because, as citizens, we feel a strong patriotic duty not to go to jail.
- Dave Barry

Related topics: Patriotism

Be thine own palace, or the world's thy jail.
- John Donne

I went to jail at 16 for stealing tires off Cadillacs.
When I got out I said, Never again.
- Barry White

The voice I have now, I got the first time I sang in a movement meeting,
after I got out of jail...
and I'd never heard it before in my life.
- Bernice Johnson Reagon

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Summon me, then; I will be the posse comitatus;
I will take them to jail.
- Samuel Chase

In Vietnam we have no political prisoners.
No one is arrested or jailed for his or her speech or point of view.
They are put in jail because they violated the law.
- Nong Duc Manh

If - you know, it seems to me that if we see Matt Cooper
being carted off to jail today,
a lot of people may find that, you know,
a very upsetting thing.
- Michael Isikoff


 

I don't like jail, they got the wrong kind of bars in there.
- Charles Bukowski

Am I a criminal? The world knows I'm not a criminal.
What are they trying to put me in jail for? You've
lost common sense in this society because of religious fanaticism and dogma.
- Jack Kevorkian

I'd like to do things to make money to save myself
but right now I can't do nothing.
If they want to put me in jail, they can do that.
It's kind of tough.
- Manute Bol

My occupation now, I suppose, is jail inmate.
- Theodore Kaczynski

There's no happy ending to cocaine.
You either die, you go to jail, or else you run out.
- Sam Kinison

What was really horrifying about jail is that it really isn't horrifying.
You adjust very easily.
- Roberta Victor

Jail is much easier on people who have nothing.
- Bernhard Goetz

I know a lot of reporters certainly will go to jail
to defend confidential sources.
Some have even gone to jail for an issue like this.
But I can't say that's the norm.
- Floyd Abrams

There's a pattern when tours start -
a pattern of infighting,
of making up, of breaking up, of addiction.
There's a pattern of going to jail.
There's a pattern of passion for music.
- Nikki Sixx

I'd rather deal with Tipper than Bush.
He's trying to kill everybody in jail.
- Dr. Dre

We're rapidly approaching a world comprised entirely of jail and shopping.
- Doug Coupland

I don't have to talk about whether or not I got raped in jail.
- Tupac Shakur

What I learned in jail is that I can't change.
I can't live a different lifestyle-this is it.
This is the life that they gave and this is the life that I made.
- Tupac Shakur

And it should be the law: If you use the word "paradigm"
without knowing what the dictionary says it means,
you go to jail.
No exceptions.
- David Jones

It's such a tragedy that man endures in killing his
brother and his own kind,
putting him in jail and insane asylums,
letting him lay out in the street.
- Sun Ra

It would be like the films I've seen where wardens
would decide to be in a jail cell for a week,
to get a sense of what it would be like to be a prisoner.
- Gregory Hines

You can jail a Revolutionary, but you can't jail the Revolution.
- Huey Newton

Writers in repressive societies are considered dangerous.
That's why so many of them are in jail.
- Don DeLillo

Let me tell you something.
Nobody goes to jail unless they want to.
Unless they make themselves get caught.
They don't have things organized.
- Nicholas Pileggi

I was in jail four and a half years.
When I came out, I continued the same struggle against injustice,
but instead of using weapons, I began to use art and cinema.
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf

I don't want to send them to jail.
I want to send them to school.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

The beauty, the poetry of the fear in their eyes.
I didn't mind going to jail for, what,
five, six hours? It was absolutely worth it.
- Johnny Depp

You see, you can't put joblessness in a jail cell.
- Carrie P. Meek

So what really works? Treatments in jail do some good,
but it's mostly too late: finding a family and a job
or just growing older make most prisoners eventually give up crime.
- Polly Toynbee

It costs $30,000 to $50,000 per year to send someone to jail.
You don't have to pay so much to send someone to school at Johns Hopkins.
- John Money

I was in chemical jail.
- James Taylor

Rotten travesty.
Yeah.
Send me to jail for contempt.
Try that.
Go ahead.
- Jack Kevorkian

Tom DeLay ought to go back to Houston where he can serve his jail sentence.
- Howard Dean

If you seek violence, we will seek to put you in jail.
- Edward Koch

He thinks he can use the jail for networking to be somebody.
In that way, he's always operating.
- John Leguizamo

When I was in jail, I was a lot of people's favorite person.
I practically ran the jail.
I had more freedom than the police.
- Flavor Flav

I dropped the script in the fireplace,
called my agent and said, they can jail me,
sue me, but I'm never acting again, unless I can do something worthwhile.
- Piper Laurie

It is crazy to have Judith Miller in jail.
- Matthew Cooper

If you want to know who your friends are,
get yourself a jail sentence.
- Charles Bukowski

In jail I was just like everybody else,
I was sitting there praying, feeling caged.
- Dennis Rodman

My skin is more beautiful than yours.
I would be quite more popular in jail if I so chose.
- Gene Simmons

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

Through everything I've gone through-
and I've been everywhere,
at the top of the world, in jail, hung over drunk -
I never gave up my dream of winning a gold medal in the Olympics.
- Dan O'Brien

On a planet that increasingly resembles one huge Maximum Security prison,
the only intelligent choice is to plan a jail break.
- Robert Anton Wilson

Every single person in jail for a violent crime had a nightmare childhood.
- Rob Reiner

I'm sorry I didn't go to jail for six months,
then I know you could come to see me anytime you wanted to.
- Eddie Slovik

We had all these things to deal with-
houses full of people and John going to jail,
guys from New York saying 'don't worry about anything.'
So it was really confusing.
- Michael Davis

The letters from jail are always disconcerting.
- Eliza Dushku

I'm gonna perform on one of the nights.
Good clean fun; we're not going to jail.
For the record.
- Luther Campbell

With random urinalysis, there's a clear choice -
either get high or go to jail.
- Brian Baird

If a slave is unwilling to go with his new master,
he is whipped, or locked up in jail,
until he consents to go,
and promises not to run away during the year.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

I was kind of excited about going to jail the first
time and I learnt some great dialogue.
- Quentin Tarantino

Clinton has more important things to worry about.
He not only risks being destroyed historically,
like Afghanistan's Buddha statues; he also could end up going to jail.
- Ed Koch

If it's illegal to rock and roll, throw my ass in jail!
- Kurt Cobain

To put someone in jail for using drugs in the privacy
of his hotel room is just barbaric.
- Danny Sugerman

There is no more independence in politics than there is in jail.
- Will Rogers

A friend is someone who will bail you out of jail.
A best friend is the one sitting next
to you saying "boy was that fun."
- The Maugles

It's awfully easy to be in love in jail.
- Dashiell Hammett

Books won't stay banned.
They won't burn.
Ideas won't go to jail.
- Alfred Whitney Griswold

It sounds kind of strange, but Jail time was almost
a good experience for me.
- Tommy Lee

I just spent 11 and a half months in a maximum-security jail,
got shot five times, and was wrongly convicted of a crime I didn't commit.
- Tupac Shakur

All of North Korea is a jail.
- Kim Y. Sam

They would almost throw the cops in jail when they tried to arrest me.
- Lawrence Taylor

Addiction should never be treated as a crime.
It has to be treated as a health problem.
We do not send alcoholics to jail in this country.
Over 500,000 people are in our jails who are nonviolent drug users.
- Ralph Nader

I just put myself in a hotel and was smoking coke for a while.
Then I met up with the wrong people.
I ended up getting in a hassle.
I had to call the police and get myself arrested or get attacked,
ripped off and got to jail.
So I called the cops on them and myself.
- Marc Wallice

The question at the end of the day was,
the courts having found there was no defense,
a producer about to go to jail, should CBS in effect
tell the producer go to jail even though there is no
law at all that we can use to get you out of jail?
- Floyd Abrams

Forty years ago, we were on the tail of the Front Page era.
There was a different point of view.
Reporters and editors were more forgiving of public people.
They didn't think they had to stick someone in jail to make a career.
- Mike Royko

I think I'd make a better president than George Bush.
I'll tell you what, George Bush and Dick Cheney have
been to jail more times than I have,
and I used to shoot heroin, now what does that tell you?
- Dave Mustaine

They still don't want to admit to the world that this
isn't the best and the fairest and most equal justice system.
And that they are guilty of railroading people into jail.
They don't want to, or never will, admit these things.
- Leonard Peltier


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