Perhaps the whole root of our trouble, the human trouble, is that we will sacrifice all the beauty of our lives, will imprison ourselves in totems, taboos, crosses, blood sacrifices, steeples, mosques, races, armies, flags, nations, in order to deny the fact of death, which is the only fact we have.
Take me toYou, imprison me, for I, Except You enthrall me, never shall be free, Nor ever chaste, except You ravish me.john donne
What was any art but an effort to make a sheath, a mould in which to imprison for a moment the shining, elusive element which is life itself — life hurrying past us and running away, too strong to stop, too sweet to lose?willa cather
The only way to prevent prostitution altogether would be to imprison one half of the human race.isabel paterson
No longer would we imprison thee though thou art all gentleness and would chat and jest with us by the hour.samuel laman blanchard
When a great truth once gets abroad in the world, no power on earth can imprison it, or prescribe its limits, or suppress it. It is bound to go on till it becomes the thought of the world.frederick douglass
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.Mahatma Gandhi
Egyptian law states that a man who is caught with a prostitute is not imprisoned; instead, his testimony is used to convict and imprison the prostitute.
Society can imprison one's happiness
Greed will imprison us all.