That there is also freedom in captivity, only a prisoner can claim. Coming from a prison guard, this statement would be blasphemy.
Il tournait dans son de sir, comme un prisonnier dans son cachot. He was circling in his desire, like a prisoner in his dungeon.Gustave Flaubert
We spend our lives trying to unlock the mystery of the universe, but there was a Turkish prisoner, Bahá'u'lláh, in Akka, Palestine who had the Key.bahá'u'lláh
They talk of short-lived pleasures—be it so—pain dies as quickly: stern, hard-featured painExpires, and lets her weary prisoner go.The fiercest agonies have shortest reign;And after dreams of horror, comes againThe welcome morning with its rays of peace.william cullen bryant
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future. The past is closed and limited; the future is open and free.deepak chopra
Much suspected by me,Nothing proved can be,Quoth Elizabeth prisoner.
I have always had plenty of friends, and now at age sixty, I face four walls as a common prisoner.albert kesselring
"Do not be a good prisoner of your Christian campus. Be a Bob Marks. BE a problem!" Concerning Marks' unwillingness to be a "meat puppet" in higher academia's disdain of intelligent design,marks, robert j., ii
When I finally reached Edie on the phone, she called out to me: "Get me out of here! I'm a prisoner." Shortly afterwards she was on a plane back to New York, where she arrived smiling and completely covering up the discomfort she had experienced at home. She had a certain puritanical way of not letting her blues get in the way of her life-style.edie sedgwick
That which the world miscalls a jail,A private closet is to me.* * * * *Locks, bars, and solitude together met,Make me no prisoner, but an anchoret.
The concentration camps, by making death itself anonymous (making it impossible to find out whether a prisoner is dead or alive), robbed death of its meaning as the end of a fulfilled life. In a sense they took away the individual’s own death, proving that henceforth nothing belonged to him and he belonged to no one. His death merely set a seal on the fact that he had never existed.hannah arendt
The line that connects the bombing of civilian populations to the mountain removed by strip mining ... to the tortured prisoner seems to run pretty straight. We're living, it seems, in the culmination of a long warfare warfare against human beings, other creatures and the Earth itself.wendell berry
Ordinary men died, men of iron were taken prisoner: I only brought back with me men of bronze.napoleon bonaparte
Honor? Maybe they're letting him sleep on silk, but a prisoner is still a prisoner.robert jordan
That which the world miscalls a jail, A private closet is to me. * * * * * Locks, bars, and solitude together met, Make me no prisoner, but an anchoret.
Judges should be, and I believe generally are, careful not to allow proof of other acts of the prisoner besides those the subject of the indictment to be given, unless those acts have a clear bearing on some issue raised by the indictment.
In criminal cases you always begin by proving the corpus delicti, and then connect the prisoner with it.
I agree with Mr. Pitt Taylor that, in many of the cases, justice and common sense have been sacrificed,8 but not, as it appears to me, at the shrine of mercy rather at the shrine of guilt, because I regard a wrongful acquittal as unmerciful to the prisoner, whose real interests are sacrificed by his escape, as well as to society.
Gentlemen of the Jury, the charge against the prisoner is murder, and the punishment of murder Is death:;; and that simple statement is sufficient to suggest to us the awful solemnity of the occasion which brings you and me face to face.
It's me. Take me as your prisoner.
I have a prisoner to go to Yuma!
Withdraw your guard, and I shall tell you where your doom will be decided! I will not be held prisoner here!
That man was your prisoner! Even your species must have articles of war, forbidding
Libya : Libyan declared 3 days mourning and cancelled public celebrations around the Eid religious holiday, Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi said that Saddam Hussein was a prisoner of war held by the US occupation forces, and as such should have been tried in the US or Britain, rather than in an Iraqi puppet regime's kangaroo court. Asia
The ruling Hamas movement in the Palestinian territories called the execution of Saddam a "political assassination." A Hamas spokesman, Fawzi Barhum, said, "Saddam Hussein was a prisoner of war. [The] hanging ... is a political assassination that violates all international laws that are supposed to protect prisoners of war.
Or have we eaten on the insane root That takes the reason prisoner?
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