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Whenever any affliction assails me, I have the keys of my prison in mine own hand, and no remedy presents it selfe so soone to my heart, as mine own sword. Often meditation of this hath wonne me to a charitable interpretation of their action, who dy so: and provoked me a little to watch and exagitate their reasons, which pronounce so peremptory judgments upon them.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is all one to me if a man comes from Sing Sing Prison or Harvard. We hire a man, not his history.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The most threatened group in human societies as in animal societies is the unmated male: the unmated male is more likely to wind up in prison or in an asylum or dead than his mated counterpart. He is less likely to be promoted at work and he is considered a poor credit risk.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion is the thickness of a prison wall.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He that is taken and put into prison or chains is not conquered, though overcome; for he is still an enemy.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Two men look out the same prison bars; one sees mud and the other stars.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Stone walls do not a prison make nor iron bars a cage; minds innocent and quiet take that for an hermitage.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The most anxious man in a prison is the governor.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Rob Newhouse: You know, minimum security prison is no picnic. I had a client in there once. He said the trick is kick someone's ass the first day, or become somebody's bitch. Then everything will be all right. More [07/25/2005 12:07:00]
Rusty: [on Danny walking out of prison in a loosened black-tie suit] I hope you were the Groom.
Danny: [on Rusty's attire for picking him up from prison] Ted Nugent called, he wants his shirt back. More [07/07/2005 12:07:00]
Danny: Hi!
Tess: Hi. We need to get Rusty a girl.
Rusty: There's a women's prison down the road.
Danny: [noticing Tess is wearing her wedding ring] You said that you sold this.
Tess: I said that.
Danny: Liar.
Tess: Thief. More [07/07/2005 12:07:00]
Bruce Wayne: [being pulled away from a prison rumble by the guards] What are you taking me away for?
Bhutanese Prison Guard #1: For protection.
Bruce Wayne: I don't need protection!
Bhutanese Prison Guard #1: Protection for them.
[shows the groaning prisoners Bruce has beaten up]More [08/15/2005 12:08:00]
Jean: I would like the locks changed again in the morning.
Rick: You what?... Look, why don't you just go lie down, ok? Have you checked on James?
Jean: Well of course I've checked on James. I've checked on him every five minutes since we've been home. Do not patronize me. I want the locks changed again in the morning.
Rick: Shhhh. It's ok. Just go to bed, alright?
Jean: Okay, didn't I just tell you not to treat me like a child?
Maria: I'm sorry Mrs. Jean. It's okay, I go home now?
Rick: It's okay. Thank you very much for staying Maria.
Maria: You're welcome. No problem. Goodnight Mrs. Jean.
Jean: [rudely] Goodnight. I would like the locks changed again in the morning. And you know what, you might mention that next time we'd appreciate it if they didn't send a gang member...
Rick: A gang member?
Jean: Yes, yeah.
Rick: What do you mean? That kid in there?
Jean: Yea. The guy in there with the shaved head, the pants around his ass, the prison tattos.
Rick: Oh come on. Those are not prison tattos.
Jean: Oh really? And he's not gonna go sell our key to one of his gang baner friends the moment he's out our door?
Rick: Look, you've had a really tough night. I think it'd be best if you'd go upstairs right now and...
Jean: And what? Wait for them to break in?
[yelling]
Jean: I just had a gun pointed in my face...
Rick: You lower your voice.
Jean: [yelling] ... and it was my fault because I knew it was gonna happen. But if a white person sees two black men walking towards her and she turns and walks away, she's a racist, right? Well I got scared and I didn't do anything and ten seconds later I had a gun in my face. Now I am telling you, your amigo in there is going to sell our key to one of his homes and this time it would be really fucking great if you acted like you gave a shit!More [09/12/2005 12:09:00]
Dave: What the fuck did you do, man? Costa Rican prison - that's some hardcore anal action, man.More [09/29/2005 12:09:00]
Magneto: Why do you come here, Charles?
Prof. Charles Francis Xavier: Why do you ask questions to which you already know the answers?
Magneto: Ah, yes. Your continuing search for hope. You know this plastic prison won't hold me forever. The war is still coming, Charles, and I intend to fight it... by any means necessary.
Prof. Charles Francis Xavier: And I will always be there... old friend.More [10/17/2005 12:10:00]
Nicholas "Oz" Oseransky: OK, OK. Let's say that he did make a pass at you. The guy's been in prison for five years. He's desperate. He'd sleep with a meat grinder.More [02/06/2006 12:02:00]
Shawn Fynn: I may have a job for you.
Lt. Pieter Coetze: Thanks, I went to prison once, I didn't like it.More [00/00/0000 12:00:00]
But HEAT - playing a psychopath and guys that spend a lot of years in prison - that kind of mentality - but having to do it in a very specific period of time - it was actually good for me because I didn't get sidetracked.More [07/01/2006 12:07:00]
I existed in a world that never is-the prison of the mind.More [08/17/2006 12:08:00]
“Even though it wasn't to my crime, it was because of my crime — and that made me feel really validated. It made me feel that I wasn't crazy. Somehow it might be easier to accept that you're crazy and you made it all up than to admit that it happened. But I knew he would not have gone to prison if I hadn't come forward.”More [10/12/2006 12:10:00]
I did a book signing when we were in New York the day before yesterday. A lady came through and she was just weeping, and said, 'I wish this would have been brought out sooner, my sister is in prison for suffocating her child.'More [11/07/2006 12:11:00]
In Canada, they have relaxed those laws... Keep telling the politicians... soon, nobody will be going to prison for smoking it.More [11/15/2006 12:11:00]
I believe that being an actress or being involved in a movie has to be a life experience, otherwise why go for it? I have to change me, and I have to learn things, and I have to push me and my limits. By acting, I find a freedom inside of a prison in a way.More [02/12/2007 12:02:00]
Nicky Santoro: When it looked like they could get twenty-five years to life in prison just for skimming a casino, sick or no fuckin' sick you knew people were going to get clipped.More [02/24/2007 12:02:00]
Dr. Ben Sobel: I thought you might appreciate a nice home-cooked meal after being in prison for so long.
Paul Vitti: Yeah, that's what I've been jerking off to for the last 850 nights in a row, a fuckin' home-cooked meal. "Oh, tuna casserole!"More [03/06/2007 12:03:00]
Evelyn: Now, what exactly is this man in prison for?
Warden Gad Hassan: Well, this I did not know. But when I heard you were coming, I asked him that myself.
[shouts a command in Arabic]
Evelyn: And what did he say?
Warden Gad Hassan: He said he was just looking for a good time.More [03/25/2007 12:03:00]
Dr. Richard Kimble: [after Kimbles has just passed the stabbed bus prison guard who he saved] Tell the attendant he's got a puncture in the upper gastric area.
Paramedic: How the hell could he tell that by looking at his face.More [04/06/2007 12:04:00]
George Llewelyn Davies: [as Prince George, to J.M. Barrie] This is Jack. Second in line to the throne. And that one's Michael. He's only five.
Michael Llewelyn Davies: And I'm in prison for it.More [04/10/2007 12:04:00]
[first lines]
Dalton Russell: My name is Dalton Russell. Pay strict attention to what I say because I choose my words carefully and I never repeat myself. I've told you my name: that's the Who. The Where could most readily be described as a prison cell. But there's a vast difference between being stuck in a tiny cell and being in prison. The What is easy: recently I planned and set in motion events to execute the perfect bank robbery. That's also the When. As for the Why: beyond the obvious financial motivation, it's exceedingly simple... because I can. Which leaves us only with the How; and therein, as the Bard would tell us, lies the rub.More [04/23/2007 12:04:00]
Domino Harvey: [voiceover] Nobody really knows where Ed came from. This much is clear - the man's been places, seen things, lived life. He did a term in Soledad and a term in Angola where he lost a toe during a prison riot. The man's a warroir.More [04/24/2007 12:04:00]
Hoag: Maybe prison took some of the starch out of you?
[Taw shoots a withering glare at the deputy who shrinks back]
Taw Jackson: Maybe.More [05/16/2007 12:05:00]
P.A. on the Prison Bus: Seats in the upright position. Handcuffs and ankle chains must be securely fastened or you will be shot. Exits are clearly marked but you will not be using them. Should you use them you will be shot. On behalf of the State of Minnesota thank you for being arrested and convicted. Sit back and enjoy your bus ride.More [05/20/2007 12:05:00]
Judge: Ryan Harrison, a jury of your peers have found you guilty of murder. On August 12th at Stillwater Federal Prison you shall have your sentence carried out. You shall be executed buffet style: lethally injected, electrocuted, and placed before a firing squad. May God have mercy on your soul, you bastard you.More [05/20/2007 12:05:00]
[Peter's outrageously stupid plan to get Koen out of prison has gone awry]
Peter: I didn't count on the dog.
Bennie: Shut up!More [05/29/2007 12:05:00]
Martin: Bennie, what we don't understand is that this guy's only had some parking tickets and for that he's in the best secured prison of Belgium.
Bennie: Life ain't fair.More [05/29/2007 12:05:00]
Elizabeth Swann: Pretty speech from a captor, but words whispered through prison bars lose their charm.More [05/31/2007 12:05:00]
Based on the 70 percent rule, (Brown’s) actual prison time will be 9.1 years before he’s eligible for paroleMore [07/04/2007 12:07:00]
To go from working in a prison to living there is a serious reversal of fortune, … Stealing from inmates is both outrageous and ridiculous. I hope this case, along with our other numerous convictions of public officials in the past three years, will send the strong message that people who embezzle money from the government always get caught, and in Saline County they face severe punishmentMore [07/04/2007 12:07:00]
Morpheus: I imagine that right now, you're feeling a bit like Alice. Hmm? Tumbling down the rabbit hole?
Neo: You could say that.
Morpheus: I see it in your eyes. You have the look of a man who accepts what he sees because he is expecting to wake up. Ironically, that's not far from the truth. Do you believe in fate, Neo?
Neo: No.
Morpheus: Why not?
Neo: Because I don't like the idea that I'm not in control of my life.
Morpheus: I know *exactly* what you mean. Let me tell you why you're here. You're here because you know something. What you know you can't explain, but you feel it. You've felt it your entire life, that there's something wrong with the world. You don't know what it is, but it's there, like a splinter in your mind, driving you mad. It is this feeling that has brought you to me. Do you know what I'm talking about?
Neo: The Matrix.
Morpheus: Do you want to know what it is?
Neo: Yes.
Morpheus: The Matrix is everywhere. It is all around us. Even now, in this very room. You can see it when you look out your window or when you turn on your television. You can feel it when you go to work... when you go to church... when you pay your taxes. It is the world that has been pulled over your eyes to blind you from the truth.
Neo: What truth?
Morpheus: That you are a slave, Neo. Like everyone else you were born into bondage. Into a prison that you cannot taste or see or touch. A prison for your mind.More [07/13/2007 12:07:00]
Billy Flynn: Miss Kelly, do you know the meaning of perjury?
Velma Kelly: Yes, I do
Billy Flynn: You also know that it's a crime?
Velma Kelly: Yes
Billy Flynn: For example, if you knew this diary was a fake, I'd hate to see you rot away in prison especially since you just won your freedom...
Velma Kelly: Look, all I know is what I was told!
Billy Flynn: Oh, so you didn't find this diary in Roxie's cell?
Velma Kelly: No. Mama - Miss Morton gave it to me. She said someone sent it to her
Billy Flynn: Someone... did she have any idea who this mysterious benefactor could be?
Velma Kelly: [Irritated] No, she didn't know!More [07/17/2007 12:07:00]
Chuck Barris: Hi folks. Before we begin taping today, I'd like to introduce you to Mr. Peter Jenks of the Federal Communications Commission. Okay?
Peter Jenks: I don't know if any of you are aware of this, but it's a federal offense to make lascivious remarks on a television network broadcast. The penalty for this disgusting, un-American behavior is one year in prison, or a ten thousand dollar fine. Or both! Anyone making a sick or subversive remark tonight will be arrested immediately. I then will personally escort the offender to federal prison for booking under edict number 364 of the Broadcasting Act of 1963. And it's a long drive to that prison, baby, just you and me. No witnesses.
Chuck Barris: Okay have fun everybody... alright...More [07/29/2007 12:07:00]
John Constantine: So when a half-breed breaks the rules, I deport their sorry ass straight back to hell. I don't get them all, but I've been hoping to get enough to ensure my... retirement.
Angela Dodson: I don't understand.
John Constantine: I'm a suicide, Angela. When I die, the rules say I've got just one place to go...
Angela Dodson: You're trying to buy your way into heaven.
John Constantine: What would *you* do if you were sentenced to a prison where half the inmates were put there by you?More [07/29/2007 12:07:00]
[Neil's father has just driven him home from his performance in "A Midsummer Night's Dream."]
Mr. Perry: We're trying very hard to understand why it is that you insist on defying us. Whatever the reason, we're not going to let you ruin your life. Tomorrow I'm withdrawing you from Welton and enrolling you in Braighton Military School. You're going to Harvard, and you're going to be a doctor.
Neil Perry: That's ten more years! Father, that's a LIFETIME!
Mr. Perry: Oh, stop it! Don't be so dramatic! You make it sound like a prison term! You don't understand, Neil! You have opportunities that I never even dreamt of, and I am not going to let you waste them!
Neil Perry: I've got to tell you what I feel!
Mrs. Perry: We've been so worried about you!
Mr. Perry: WHAT? What? Tell me what you feel! What is it? Is it more of this, this ACTING business? Because you can forget about that! What?
Neil Perry: [pauses] Nothing.
Mr. Perry: [pauses] Nothing? Well, then, let's go to bed.More [08/22/2007 12:08:00]
Harry Callahan: [points out the biggest, nastiest-looking guy in the prison to Janero] See that gorilla down there? That's Butcher Hicks... and he's killed three men. You know how he did it? He tore 'em apart with his teeth! Didn't even find all the pieces... you might say he has an unhealthy appetite.
Lou Janero: [nervous, but trying not to show it] So what?
Harry Callahan: So Hicks there is my new pen pal. I'm going to be sending him a letter once a week, and I'm going to be telling him how I'm gonna be looking in on his sick mother, and how I'm trying to get him special privileges here at the prison. And you know what's the interesting part? The interesting part is if anything happens to me, and Hicks doesn't get his letter, he's going to be really pissed off, and he's going to come down here and see you because you're the mail man. In fact he'll probably come down here to this post office and cancel your ass like a stamp. So you'd better ensure prompt, courteous delivery, and pray that nothing happens to me.More [08/22/2007 12:08:00]
Paul: I will tell you how it will be. I will marry your daughter, the Princess Irulan. I will become the new Emperor of the Known Universe.
Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV: I am House Corrino! Only I sit on the throne!
Paul: You and your House shall have a throne on Salusa Secundus, your prison world, and the training ground for your accursed Sardaukar.
[using the Voice]
Paul: ... EITHER THAT, OR YOU WILL DIE.More [10/04/2007 12:10:00]
[first lines]
Narrator: [WWII News Story] September 12, 1943, German paratroopers snatched Mussolini from his mountaintop prison in Italy.More [10/04/2007 12:10:00]
Warden: If you disobey the rules of society, they send you to prison; if you disobey the rules of the prison, they send you to US. Alcatraz is not like any other prison in the United States. Here, every inmate is confined ALONE... to an individual cell. Unlike my predecessors, Wardens Johnson and Blackwell, I don't have good conduct programs, I do not have inmate counsels. Inmates here have no say in what they do; they do as they're told. You're not permitted to have newspapers or magazines carrying news; knowledge of the outside world is, ah, what we tell you. From this day on, your world will be everything that happens in this building.More [10/16/2007 12:10:00]
Brian: Hey, what's up, Jesse? What do you have in your hand?
Jesse: Throwing down the pinkslip just like you.
Brian: Pinkslip for what? The Jetta?
Jesse: Yeah.
Brian: You can't bet your dad's car.
Jesse: It's all right. I ain't losin'. This fool is running a Honda 2000. I'll win. Then me and my dad can roll together when he gets out of prison. It's all good.
Brian: Well, they're gonna throw him right back in prison after he kills you.More [11/01/2007 12:11:00]
Galloway: But my feeling is that if this case is handled in the same fast-food, slick-ass ' Persian Bazaar manner with which you seem to handle everything else, something's gonna get missed. And I wouldn't be doing my job if I allowed Dawson and Downey to spend any more time in prison than absolutely necessary, because their attorney had pre-determined the path of least resistance.
Kaffee: Wow... I'm sexually aroused, Commander.More [11/05/2007 12:11:00]
Bobby: I'll know they found my hair on a dead body when I hear the prison doors slam behind me.More [11/22/2007 12:11:00]
Damon: Craig and Day-Day.
Day-Day: Ohh...
Damon: Just the niggas I need to see.
Craig Jones: Yo, yo... what's up O.G. Triple O.G... O.G. triple... triple O.G.?
Day-Day: You got out last night?
Damon: I haven't seen ya'll in about 12 years, nigga.
Day-Day: I know, I was little...
Damon: You're grown up now, though. Give a nigga a hug, dog.
Day-Day: I'm about to go...
[Craig grabs Day-Day and runs him into Damon]
Damon: [Damnon grabs Day-Day] Yeah, man. It's cool, dog. It's cool. Come here. Yeah, right there.
Damon: [Damon looks at Craig] Group hug, nigga!
Day-Day: Come on, Craig!
[Craig walks to Damon]
Craig Jones: What's up, dog.
Damon: What's up, nigga.
Damon: It's good to be home. 'Cause in prison dog, hey... ain't nothing but fellows up in there.More [11/30/2007 12:11:00]
Damon: It's good to be home. 'Cause in prison dog, hey... ain't nothing but fellows up in there.More [11/30/2007 12:11:00]
That is how prison is tearing me up inside. It hurts every day. Every day takes me further from my life.More [12/19/2007 12:12:00]
To be in prison so long, it's difficult to remember exactly what you did to get there.More [12/19/2007 12:12:00]
[first lines]
Bonasera: I believe in America. America has made my fortune. And I raised my daughter in the American fashion. I gave her freedom, but I taught her never to dishonor her family. She found a boyfriend; not an Italian. She went to the movies with him; she stayed out late. I didn't protest. Two months ago, he took her for a drive, with another boyfriend. They made her drink whiskey. And then they tried to take advantage of her. She resisted. She kept her honor. So they beat her, like an animal. When I went to the hospital, her nose was a'broken. Her jaw was a'shattered, held together by wire. She couldn't even weep because of the pain. But I wept. Why did I weep? She was the light of my life beautiful girl. Now she will never be beautiful again. I went to the police, like a good American. These two boys were brought to trial. The judge sentenced them to three years in prison - suspended sentence. Suspended sentence! They went free that very day! I stood in the courtroom like a fool. And those two bastards, they smiled at me. Then I said to my wife, for justice, we must go to Don Corleone.More [12/26/2007 12:12:00]
Don Corleone: You're not too tired, are you, Tom?
Tom Hagen: No. I slept on the plane. I've got the Sollozzo notes right here. Sollozzo is known as the Turk. He's supposed to be very good with a knife but only in matters of business or of some sort of reasonable complaint. His business is narcotics. He has the fields in Turkey where they grow the poppy. He has the plant in Sicily to process it into heroin. He needs cash and he needs protection from the police for which he gives a piece of the action, I couldn't find out how much. The Tattalglia Family is behind him here in New York so they have to be in it for something.
Don Corleone: What about his prison record?
Tom Hagen: Two terms. One in Italy and one here. He's known as a top narcotics man.
Don Corleone: Santino, what do you think?
Sonny: There's a lot of money in that white powder.
Don Corleone: Tom?
Tom Hagen: Well, I say yes. There's more money potential in narcotics than anything else we're looking at. Now, if we don't get into it somebody else will. Maybe the Tattaglia Family maybe all of them and with the money they earn they'll be able to buy more police and political power. Right now we have the gambling and we have the unions and those are the best things to have. But narcotics is a thing on the future. If we don't get into it now we risk everything we have. Not now but ten years from now.
Sonny: Well, what's your answer gonna be, Pop?More [12/26/2007 12:12:00]
Freb: The corner of Wiltern and Wetherley... Tumbler messed up, he said the Porsche should be at the corner of Wiltern and Wetherly.
Kip: There it is.
Mirror Man: You're bullshitting me!"
Kip: I gotta get my tool
Mirror Man: Kip that's not a tool... that's a damn brick! Kip, man we gonna use a brick, we may as well call prison and make reservations!More [12/28/2007 12:12:00]
Justine: As a girl you see the world as a giant candy store filled with sweet candy and such. But one day you look around and you see a prison and you're on death row. You wanna run or scream or cry but something's locking you up. Are the other folks cows chewing cud until the hour comes when their heads roll? Or are they just keeping quiet like you, planning their escape.More [12/30/2007 12:12:00]
Prison Guard: Lunch time. The longer you wait the colder your lunch will get. Come on. Hey you turkey!
[the prison gaurd proceeds to Jake Frateli's cell where he finds him hanging from his cell wall with a note pinned to his shirt. Reading]
Prison Guard: You schmuck! Did you really think that I would be stupid enough to kill myself?
[Jake knocks out the prison gaurd]More [01/03/2008 12:01:00]
Troy: Help!
Jigsaw: Hello, Troy. I want to play a game. This game will take place in a room not much bigger than the room you spent most of your life in. A prison cell. Despite all of the advantages and privileges that you were given at birth, you have returned to prison again and again. More comfortable in chains than you are in freedom. Tonight, we will see how far you are willing to go to break those chains once and for all. Live or die, Troy. Make your choice.More [02/19/2008 12:02:00]

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