We’ve collected the best Prisoner Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Michael Emerson, Tina Brown, Dean Wareham, Rick Wilson, Jessica Lynch. Use them as an inspiration.
The middle class, that prisoner of the barbarian 20th century.
Due to the fact that I experienced personally the situation of a political prisoner, I have an historical commitment to all those that were or are prisoners just because they expressed their views, their public opinion, their own opinions.
I’ve spent most of my life in prison. I was a prisoner of my fear and my low self-esteem.
To Mr. Seward: It is my desire that, in case Maximillian will surrender, he be sent here a prisoner of war, but that in the event of his continuing the war, or refusing to surrender, then he be shot.
I was not an anthropology student prior to the war. I took it up as part of a personal readjustment following some bewildering experiences as an infantryman and later as a prisoner of war in Dresden, Germany. The science of the Study of Man has been extremely satisfactory from that personal standpoint.
Every invalid is a prisoner.
By the age of 24, I found myself convicted in prison in Egypt, being blacklisted from three countries in the world for attempting to overthrow their governments, being subjected to torture in Egyptian jails, and sentenced to five years as a prisoner of conscience.
Among those people lucky enough, if you will, to have actually been brought to trial as a political prisoner, several historians have said there has not been one acquittal since the Bolshevik Revolution.
I think I was the healthiest prisoner of conscience in the world.
One of my very favorite television shows growing up was ‘The Prisoner.’
Both sides were supposed to release all their prisoners, those were unconditional. There was some prisoner release that took place but it’s not been satisfactory.
Bill Gallagher’s new version of ‘The Prisoner’ is an enthralling commentary on modern culture. It is witty, intelligent and disturbing. I am very excited to be involved.
We get caught up in all the stress – ‘Got to do this, is this the right thing for me to do?’ – but what about the thing you want to do? That’s what’ll keep you young. It’s empowering, not becoming a prisoner of some other person’s idea of what you should be.
You shouldn’t be a prisoner of your own ideas.
Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices – just recognize them.
The prisoner is not the one who has commited a crime, but the one who clings to his crime and lives it over and over.
I was never a prisoner to my footballing status.
My arrest in Egypt happened in 2002, and I was convicted to five years as a political prisoner.
Hillary is not an agent of change. Nor does she have any idea how to restore rapid economic growth. Instead, she is a prisoner of the Left. Tax the rich, inequality, redistribution.
I live a very dull life here… indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.
I don’t have any particular methodology, to tell you the truth. ‘Silver Blue‘ took exactly the amount of time to write that it takes to sing it, and ‘Prisoner in Disguise’ took about a year and a half. So you just never know.
I created something that became a phenomenon without becoming a prisoner to it.
Every movement of mine was under the control of the Vietnamese government, a communist country. I was just a prisoner without walls.
Part of me believes that Beyonce and Jay-Z were naive when they chose to celebrate their five-year wedding anniversary in Cuba. However, as the daughter of a former political prisoner in Cuba, I would argue that they should have known better than to travel to the island and support its repressive regime.