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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

It is difficult for the common good to prevail
against the intense concentration
of those who have a special interest,
especially if the decisions are made behind locked doors.
- Jimmy Carter

One can spend too much of one's life locked in stuffy
rooms seeking out obscure truths,
searching, researching, until one is too old to enjoy life.
- Jimmy Sangster

If you're going to be crazy, you have to get paid for
it or else you're going to be locked up.
- Hunter S. Thompson

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I think I'm sort of locked into the sitcom genre.
- Jason Marsden

When a child is locked in the bathroom with water running
and he says he's doing nothing but the dog is barking,
call 911.
- Erma Bombeck

It's only been a couple of times in my life that I've
really locked horns with actors.
It did not hurt the films, it just hurt the moment of the filmmaking.
- Richard Donner


 

I want to fight poverty and ignorance and give opportunity
to those people who are locked out.
- Russell Simmons

I suspect the secret of personal attraction is locked
up in our unique imperfections,
flaws and frailties.
- Hugh Mackay

I'll dabble here and there in different forms of the art,
but the label has me locked down like a slave so,
of course, I'll be doing albums during this time.
- Erykah Badu

As polarized as we have been, we Americans are locked
in a cultural war for the soul of our country.
- Patrick Buchanan

When you've been locked up in a mental institution,
people are going to ask questions.
It was OK, because I didn't have to act perfect all the time.
- Drew Barrymore

Afghanistan is a land-locked country.
- Lakhdar Brahimi

His locked, lettered, braw brass collar,
Shewed him the gentleman and scholar.
- Robert Burns

Language should find itself in the physical world,
and not end up locked in an idea in somebody's head.
- Robert Smithson

Then you get to be involved with all the people,
meet all the beautiful girls, get all the good food,
get ready and locked in before all the crowds hit.
- Paul Kantner

I wasn't eating.
I wasn't sleeping.
All I was doing was cocaine.
I stayed awake for about two weeks, locked in my bedroom.
I went down from a 142 pounds to 110 pounds.
- Andy Gibb

You can keep a person locked up too long.
- Gary Gilmore

The thing about hip-hop is that it's from the underground,
ideas from the underbelly, from people who have mostly been locked out,
who have not been recognized.
- Russell Simmons

Beethoven suppressed everything, his personal life
disappeared until he was locked inside.
That is a figure quite extreme.
- Michael Tippett

In my time, we served with noble and ethical leaders:
Gerry Ford,
Bob Michael, John Rhodes, men of impeccable honesty.
We didn't have anybody locked up for a violation of ethics.
- Pete McCloskey

I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out;
and I thought how it is worse,
perhaps, to be locked in.
- Virginia Woolf

I spent most of my life locked in my bedroom,
miserable about my raging acne.
- Moon Unit Zappa

I'm clenched down, I'm locked in on it,
which is my general approach to life.
- James Ellroy

Most people who went about saying a ghost had poked
them with a brolly would be locked up somewhere.
- Pamela Stephenson

The gunner's mate came up and started breaking the locks on the ammunition.
Everything was locked up for fear that someone might
go in there with a cigarette or something.
- Barney Ross

If you were to come to Minnesota, I could have you locked up like that.
That's power.
- Jesse Ventura

The things we truly love stay with us always,
locked in our hearts as long as life remains.
- Josephine Baker

In most films music is brought in at the end,
after the picture is more or less locked,
to amplify the emotions the filmmaker wants you to feel.
- Ken Burns

If my mama and daddy would've stayed together,
one of them would've been dead, and the other would
have been locked up for it.
- Trick Daddy

It's hard to say this about a guy like Eddie Van Halen,
one of the greatest guitar players who ever lived,
but he's really limited to a style and they're locked into it.
- Sammy Hagar

I would have hated to been locked into music for the
last 20 years and not been able to have a family.
- Jerry Only

Many a man is saved from being a thief by finding everything locked up.
- Edgar Watson Howe

If I didn't have my films as an outlet for all the different sides of me,
I would probably be locked up.
- Angelina Jolie

They weren't crazy.
They were tired of being locked up.
Even I could see that.
- Kate Millett

Psycho 11 and III say, in effect, there's no way to
survive with a psychological problem.
If you've got it, the law can keep you locked up because
there's no chance for cure.
- Joseph Stefano

Locked in each human skull is a little world all its own.
- Robert Tusker

We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call;
no way out,
just the upstairs window to look out of while the fire
burns the house down with us trapped,
locked in it.
- Tennessee Williams

Women have seen that they have locked themselves up with feminist writing.
- Nathalie Sarraute

The universe is like a safe to which there is a combination.
But the combination is locked up in the safe.
- Peter De Vries

People stay married because they want to,
not because the doors are locked.
- Paul Newman

Do feuds ever end?
Only when both sides shake hands,
and agree that there is no winner, no loser,
only people who have wearied of fighting
and desire to live in peace.
For many years, Northern Ireland was locked
in a murderous and seemingly unending feud.
The key to ending the feud was a shared commitment
that peace was more important than vengeance.
That is always the choice to be made.
The organizers of an April 10, 2009
joint Protestant-Catholic commemoration
of the Northern Ireland dead,
comprised of members of the once-outlawed Sinn Fein
as well as their once-avowed enemies,
referred to, "the terrible, random nature
of death in war and civil conflict."
Some lessons have been learned, many more remain.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When somebody grabs a movement, you're kind of locked into it.
It's all par for the course.
- John Cale

Ambition drove many men to become false;
to have one thought locked in the breast,
another ready on the tongue.
- Sallust

Homosexuality in Russia is a crime and the punishment
is seven years in prison,
locked up with the other men.
There is a three year waiting list.
- Yakov Smirnoff

Today you can go to a gas station and find the cash
register open and the toilets locked.
They must think toilet paper is worth more than money.
- Joey Bishop

One or two of the trips were a bit scary.
Soldiers had me at gun point on one trip,
locked me in my van all night and escorted me in and
out of buildings when I wanted to wash.
- Joey Dunlop

What I find sometimes that is tricky is if actors are
using too much of their own life in a picture,
in a scene, they get locked into a particular way to play the scene,
and it lacks an immediacy.
- Tom Cruise

Sisters are always drying their hair.
Locked into rooms, alone, they pose at the mirror,
shoulders bare, trying this way and that their hair,
or fly importunate down the stair to answer the telephone.
- Phyllis McGinley

Never can the innate power of a work be hidden or locked away.
A work of art can be forgotten by time;
it can be forbidden and rejected but the elemental
will always prevail over the ephemeral.
- Stefan Zweig

I don't spend a lot of time thinking of what they'll do musically,
I try to imagine being locked into a windowless room
with this person for twelve hours at a time.
If you can look at that and think it might be fun then
maybe you've got the right musician.
- Leo Kottke

There were a couple Aborigines in my primary school,
but we never spoke to them.
They kept to themselves, and we never really even locked eyes.
They weren't acknowledged officially either.
- Phillip Noyce

Behind closed doors they had what were legendary battles
I hear but when the doors opened there was absolute unity.
Not a crack could be found.
No separation whatsoever.
They were locked together for the good of the community.
- Maynard Jackson

The ultimate wisdom which deals with beginnings,
remains locked in a seed.
There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and
at the same time the one which calls faith rather than reason.
- Hal Borland

You were saying that once when visiting Yale,
you were struck that unlike Pound, Williams's thinking was volatile,
I mean, did not stay locked into a pattern of concepts
that then defined his subsequent necessary behavior,
whereas Pound did.
- Robert Creeley

The entire economy, of course, is locked in a down cycle right now.
Last time we weathered this was during another Bush presidency in '90.
We were locked in it for a year and a half and everyone came out of it.
- David Talbot

I always make this joke that I know you were expecting
to see the big skirts and the hoops.
But that was a long time ago.
Artists aren't always seen as real people.
If you start out as a teenager, sometimes people want
to keep you locked as that.
But I'm a woman now.
- Jody Watley

I think people should have the legal right to hurt
themselves without fearing that they're going to get locked up for doing so.
But on a personal level, if someone I loved was hurting
himself or herself in front of me,
I would, of course, try to restrain them.
- Chester Brown

I looked back at some of my earlier published stories
with genuine horror and remorse.
I got thinking, How many extant copies might there be,
who owns them, and do they keep their doors locked?
- Richard Russo

Man is wise and constantly in quest of more wisdom;
but the ultimate wisdom,
which deals with beginnings, remains locked in a seed.
There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and
at the same time the one which calls forth faith rather than reason.
- Hal Borland

Why you kill me? I never did you anything.
Not kill me!
I beg not to be locked up.
Never let me out of my prison - not kill me!
You kill me before I understand what life is.
You must tell me why you locked me up!
- Kaspar Hauser

This stuff on enemy combatants, the Bush Administration
has fought like a tiger to avoid having to produce
any evidence to a judge to show why somebody is locked up in perpetuity.
Another example of that is the torture scandal.
- James Bovard

But we were really locked in to that kind of format,
and as the '90s wore on, it became for me more solidified,
in that sense that there weren't as many of those magical
shows that were just magic all the way through as there
had been in earlier years.
- Phil Lesh

We were working with this lousy print and it just wasn't going to be good enough.
I said that we should get the original negative and do it from that.
Well, a couple guys pointed out that the negative was
locked up over at Deluxe.
- David Fincher

As an actor, it's fun to play guys who aren't just
locked into a male pattern,
but a lot of guys you're asked to play are fairly macho
and have a certain rigid standard they're living by.
- Fred Ward

We need, in effect, to make the phantom 'lock-boxes'
around the trust fund real.
- Alan Greenspan

But I have learned a thing or two; I know as sure as fate,
when we lock up our lives for wealth,
the gold key comes too late.
- Will Carleton

As many will remember, a respected Army Corps economist
filed a whistleblower complaint about the Corps' use
of faulty data to justify lock and dam expansion.
- Ron Kind

They're now turning those seeds into intellectual property,
so they have a virtual lock on the seeds upon which
we all depend for our food and survival.
- Jeremy Rifkin

Smile, it is the key that fits the lock of everybody's heart.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

Eisenhower had the clearest blue eyes.
He would fix them on you.
In my every interview with him, he would lock his eyes
on to mine and keep them there.
- Stephen Ambrose


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