Quotes of Detain

“ Being in a ship is like being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ If you seek violence, we will seek to put you in jail. ”

- Edward Koch

“ You can jail a revolutionary, but you can't jail the revolution. ”

- Fred Hampton

“ You have to have a lot more dedication to what I'll call 'the machine,'... I have 20 percent dedication. What's needed is 110 percent. You can't have it with the level of apathy I have. ”

- Janeane Garofalo

“ 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, Mr Mandela has said. ”

- Nelson Mandela

“ I go to jail one time for no driver license. ”

- Bob Marley

“ They would almost throw the cops in jail when they tried to arrest me. ”

- Lawrence Taylor

“ Stay out of jail. ”

- Alfred Hitchcock

“ Be your own palace, or the world is your jail. ”

- John Donne

“ Don't fling your butt beside the trail and we won't fling your butt in jail. ”

- Unknown

“ Some statesmen go to Congress and some go to jail. It is the same thing, after all. ”

- Eugene Field

“ It is equally offensive to speed a guest who would like to stay and to detain one who is anxious to leave. ”

- Homer

“ There is no more independence in politics than there is in jail. ”

- Will Rogers

“ Be thine own palace, or the world's thy jail. ”

- John Donne

“ Jails and prisons are the complement of schools; so many less as you have of the latter, so many more must you have of the former. ”

- Horace Mann

“ My occupation now, I suppose, is jail inmate. ”

- Theodore Kaczynski

“ My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together, select them, detain them, dismiss them. ”

- Walter Savage Landor

“ People who reach the top of the tree are only those who haven't got the qualifications to detain them at the bottom. ”

- Peter Ustinov

“ 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. ”

- Ralph Nader

“ It's not that I don't want to be a beauty, that I don't yearn to be dripping with glamour. It's just that I can't see how any woman can find time to do to herself all the things that must apparently be done to make herself beautiful and, having once done them, how anyone without the strength of mind of a foreign missionary can keep up such a regime. ”

- Cornelia Otis Skinner
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