Quotes and Sayings about Prisons

Quotes and Sayings about Prisons

You know the funny thing is, on the outside I was an honest man, straight as an arrow. I had to come to prison to be a crook.
Andy Dufresne in The Shawshank Redemption
You know what they do to handsome guy like me in prison. It rhymes with grape.
Eric Molson in 21 Jump Street
Only the fittest survive in this concrete jungle.
A man who had lived only one day could easily live for a hundred years in prison. He would have enough memories to keep him from being bored.
A fool is always pleased with what he says, and, besides, he always says more than he needs to.
You don't tell me where that other bomb is, and I'll make sure you spend your prison time on your bigoted hands and knees putting a big smile on some convict's face.
You've been captive for so long that you don't even realize you want freedom anymore.
You can build a prison of stone and steel, but you merely present the prisoner with a challenge. Any truly determined man will find a way out, but love. Love is the perfect prison. Inescapable.
Kingpin in Daredevil - Season 2 Episode 3
I'm going to tell you something curious about prisons. You're never alone. But you always have the feeling that you are.
Imprisonment. What a curious principle. We confine the physical body, yet the mind is still free. I do love a good conundrum.
On your first day in prison, walk straight up to the smallest guy and tell him everything's going to be okay.
The best way to keep a prisoner from escaping is to make sure he never knows he's in prison.
Honey, if they arrested everybody who painted dicks on things, there just wouldn't be any room in the jails for all the murderers.
Samantha LaRusso in Cobra Kai - Season 1 Episode 4
I just got out of prison, and I can assure you that there are only numbskulls in there. People with virtually no brain waves. With no talent at all.
Berlin in Money Heist - Season 5 Episode 5
America is the land of the second chance - and when the gates of the prison open, the path ahead should lead to a better life.
He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
Prison sentences are a lot like penises. If they're used correctly, even a short one can do the trick... is a rumor I have heard.
John Oliver (Last Week Tonight) - Mandatory Minimums
If you lay one finger on Ana, Carlos will knock every tooth out of your mouth, which will make you pretty darn popular in prison!
Gabrielle Solis in Desperate Housewives - Season 6 Episode 4

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This is how liberty dies - with thunderous applause!
People learn to love their chains.
Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones - Season 3 Episode 10
Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Fight and you may die. Run, and you'll live... at least a while. And dying in your beds, many years from now, would you be willin' to trade ALL the days, from this day to that, for one chance, just one chance, to come back here and tell our enemies that they may take our lives, but they'll never take... OUR FREEDOM!
William Wallace in Braveheart
It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you.
Call of Duty - Modern Warfare 2
It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything.
Tyler Durden in Fight Club
It was right then that I started thinking about Thomas Jefferson, the Declaration of Independence and the part about our right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. And I remember thinking: How did he know to put the pursuit part in there? That maybe happiness is something that we can only pursue. And maybe we can actually never have it, no matter what. How did he know that?
Chris Gardner in The Pursuit of Happyness
Men must be free to do what they believe. It is not our right to punish one for thinking what they do, no matter how much we disagree.
The soul is healed by being with children.
Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies.
Andy Dufresne in The Shawshank Redemption
Captain Dickson: "New assignment. Since you two cowboys love to drink booze, smoke weed with kids, and f*ck anything with a big ass in jeans with low self-esteem, I'm gonna send you to a place where all that shit is allowed."
Jenko: "Oh, I love Disneyland!"
Captain Dickson: "You two sons of b*tches are going to college!"
Captain Dickson in 21 Jump Street
Ain't no friends in the game, only allies.
Ats Ayittey: "Excuse me but this is the quiet carriage."
Stefan Tovell: "Shut the f*ck up then."
Top Boy - Season 3 Episode 7
Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
I had only a little time left and I didn't want to waste it on God.
Sometimes the only sane answer to an insane world is insanity.
There's a lot of money to be made in scaring people.
Maybe hope isn't the most dangerous thing a person can have. Maybe love is.
Because even if the lie is beautiful, the truth is what you face in the end.
Time and distance, they afford a certain clarity. I realized that this city was a part of me, that it was in my blood. And I would do anything to make it a better place for people like you.
Kingpin in Daredevil - Season 1 Episode 4
You are a worse nuisance than that accursed Spider-Man - and I will not brook nuisances.
Let's have a toast. For the hits life throws our way. With time, they're what make you stronger, young man.
Don Neto in Narcos: Mexico - Season 1 Episode 4
Want to know what God thinks of money? Take a look at who he gives it to.
It's a sad truth that those who shine brightest often burn fastest.
What is truth, but a survivor's story?
Silco in Arcane - Season 1 Episode 5
You think the attachments to cafe toilet keys are big? Interesting, interesting.
I think they're normal sized.
Seems like you're always behind me in line. First Miguel, now Robby... I have a half-eaten cupcake if you want some.
Samantha LaRusso in Cobra Kai - Season 4 Episode 8
Never put passion in front of principle. Because even if you win, you lose.
Daniel LaRusso in Cobra Kai - Season 4 Episode 9
I swear to you, I don't have much time but I'll squeeze every second 'til its last drop.
Berlin in Money Heist - Season 5 Episode 8
It takes much more courage to be in love than it does for war.
Helsinki in Money Heist - Season 4 Episode 5
Ladies and gentlemen, this is a difficult moment for America. I, unfortunately, will be going back to Washington after my remarks. Today we've had a national tragedy. Two airplanes have crashed into the World Trade Center in an apparent terrorist attack on our country.
George W. Bush - September 2001
If there is a country that has committed unspeakable atrocities in the world, it is the United States of America. They don’t care for human beings.

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