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Vladimir LeninIt is in prison … that one becomes a real revolutionary.

—  Vladimir Lenin, 1870-1924, Soviet revolutionary & leader

William BlakePrisons are built with stones of law; brothels with bricks of religion.

—  William Blake, 1757-1827, English poet & painter

Antonio PorchiaNothing is not only nothing. It is also our prison.

—  Antonio Porchia, 1885-1968, Italian-Argentinian poet

Victor HugoHe who opens a school door, closes a prison.

—  Victor Hugo, 1802-1885, French writer

Fyodor DostoyevskyThe degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.

—  Fyodor Dostoyevsky, 1821-1881, Russian writer

Fyodor DostoyevskyThe best way to keep a prisoner from escaping is to make sure he never knows he's in prison.

—  Fyodor Dostoyevsky, 1821-1881, Russian writer

Karl KrausThe world is a prison in which solitary confinement is preferable.

—  Karl Kraus, 1874-1936, Austrian writer

Samuel JohnsonBeing in a ship is like being in jail, with the chance of being drowned.

—  Samuel Johnson, 1709-1784, English writer

Dwight EisenhowerIf you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom.

—  Dwight Eisenhower, 1890-1969, American general & President

Harry TrumanThe White House is the finest prison in the world.

—  Harry Truman, 1884-1972, American President [1945-1953]

Franklin RooseveltMen are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.

—  Franklin Roosevelt, 1882-1945, American President [1936-1945]










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