If it's illegal to rock and roll, throw my ass in jail!
Jails and prisons are designed to break human beings, to convert the population into specimens in a zoo - obedient to our keepers, but dangerous to each other.
If you want to know who your friends are, get yourself a jail sentence.
It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones.
On a planet that increasingly resembles one huge Maximum Security prison, the only intelligent choice is to plan a jail break.
I know not whether Laws be right,
Or whether Laws be wrong;
All that we know who be in jail
Is that the wall is strong;
And that each day is like a year,
A year whose days are long.
I don't like jail, they got the wrong kind of bars in there.
You can jail a Revolutionary, but you can't jail the Revolution.
We'll try to cooperate fully with the IRS, because, as citizens, we feel a strong patriotic duty not to go to jail.
Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.
A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.
Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.
So what really works? Treatments in jail do some good, but it's mostly too late: finding a family and a job or just growing older make most prisoners eventually give up crime.
Addiction should never be treated as a crime. It has to be treated as a health problem. We do not send alcoholics to jail in this country. Over 500,000 people are in our jails who are nonviolent drug users.
My occupation now, I suppose, is jail inmate.
The penalty for laughing in a courtroom is six months in jail; if it were not for this penalty, the jury would never hear the evidence.
Writers in repressive societies are considered dangerous. That's why so many of them are in jail.
Be thine own palace, or the world's thy jail.
Tom DeLay ought to go back to Houston where he can serve his jail sentence.
The beauty, the poetry of the fear in their eyes. I didn't mind going to jail for, what, five, six hours? It was absolutely worth it.
They still don't want to admit to the world that this isn't the best and the fairest and most equal justice system. And that they are guilty of railroading people into jail. They don't want to, or never will, admit these things.
I will stay in jail to the end of my days before I make a butchery of my conscience.
Forty years ago, we were on the tail of the Front Page era. There was a different point of view. Reporters and editors were more forgiving of public people. They didn't think they had to stick someone in jail to make a career.
Federal prison, if you get any of it, you're going to have to do 85% of it. And the reason why I called it that is because I had a friend who got sent to the federal joint and his whole... it wasn't about him being in jail. He cried about the 85%.
My skin is more beautiful than yours. I would be quite more popular in jail if I so chose.
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