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Positive Quotes about Inmate

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Old age realizes the dreams of youth:
look at Dean Swift;
in his youth he built an asylum for the insane,
in his old age he was himself an inmate.
- Soren Kierkegaard

My occupation now, I suppose, is jail inmate.
- Theodore Kaczynski

The First Amendment does not guarantee the press a
constitutional right of special access to information
not available to the general public,
nor does it cloak the inmate with special rights of freedom of speech.
- Pete Wilson

Studies have shown that inmate participation in education,
vocational and job training, prison work skills development,
drug abuse, mental health and other treatment programs,
all reduce recidivism, significantly.
- Bobby Scott

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There'll be moments when I'm out in the prison yard,
chatting with the cast and the crew,
getting ready to shoot a scene.
And then I'll remember if I were actually an inmate,
I'd only be out there an hour.
The other 23 hours of the day, I'd be in my cell.
It's kind of a downer.
- Wentworth Miller

The other inmates stand in a long straight line,
flanked by guards, and I am dragged past them.
I do not respect them, because they will not run -
will not try to escape.
- Jack Henry Abbott

I became chairman of the inmates committee.
Got into a lot of trouble.
Was accused of fomenting a riot.
Was accused of plotting to kill the warden.
- Clifford Irving

 

The savage repression of blacks, which can be estimated
by reading the obituary columns of the nation's dailies,
Fred Hampton, etc., has not failed to register on the black inmates.
- George Jackson

A husband's mother and his wife had generally better
be visitors than inmates.
- Samuel Richardson

Oxford is Oxford: not a mere receptacle for youth,
like Cambridge.
Perhaps it wants its inmates to love it rather than to love one another.
- E. M. Forster

I think Hollywood has a class system.
The actors are like the inmates, but the truth is they're running the asylum.
- Robert De Niro

I never think of myself as any kind of sex symbol,
but I get letters from all over, all sorts.
It's really cool.
I get a lot from inmates, which is kind of scary.
But the best was the guy who wanted to send me a plane
ticket to fly me to his prom.
- Laura Prepon

So far as I know, there were no pains taken to preserve secrecy on this subject;
that is,
I saw no attempt made to keep any of the inmates of
the Convent in ignorance of the murder of children.
- Maria Monk

Unfortunately, the elimination of incentives such as parole,
good time credits and funding for college courses,
means that fewer inmates participate in and excel in literacy,
education, treatment and other development programs.
- Bobby Scott

My brother Jim and I saw our father go into the jails
and pray with the inmates Sunday after Sunday.
He prayed with both blacks and whites.
If we ever repeated any slurs we heard on the playground,
he'd tell us very softly, "I don't want to hear those words."
- Charles Moore

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

Excellence is the result of
caring more than others think wise,
risking more than other's think safe,
dreaming more than others think practical,
and expecting more than others think possible.
- Anonymous

Love is when the other person's happiness
is more important than your own.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
- John Lennon

Could a greater miracle take place
than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
- Henry David Thoreau

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

There is a higher court than courts of justice
and that is the court of conscience.
It supersedes all other courts.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

Decide questions without regard for tradition -
one way or the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
- Steve Jobs

We must respect the other fellow's religion,
but only in the sense and to the extent
that we respect his theory that
his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
- H. L. Mencken

I have found that among its other benefits,
giving liberates the soul of the giver.
- Maya Angelou

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren

As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands.
One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
- Audrey Hepburn

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed
is more important than any other one thing.
- Abraham Lincoln

To carry each other is not a burden at all
but a kind of privilege.
- Bono

We win justice quickest by rendering
justice to the other party.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Love does not consist in gazing at each other,
but in looking outward together in the same direction.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

If we are not happy and joyous at this season,
for what other season shall we wait and
for what other time shall we look?
- Abdul-Baha

The greatest lovers are like twin blooms,
each reflecting the passion and the glory of the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You cannot hate other people without hating yourself.
- Oprah Winfrey

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Without deep reflection,
one knows from daily life
that one exists for other people.
- Albert Einstein

Where love reigns, there is no will to power;
and where the will to power is paramount, love is lacking.
The one is but the shadow of the other.
- Carl Jung

Reputation is what other people know about you.
Honor is what you know about yourself.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

The man who goes alone can start today;
but he who travels with another
must wait till that other is ready.
- Henry David Thoreau

I think we dream so we don't have to be apart for so long.
If we're in each other's dreams, we can be together all the time.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

You can't base your life on other people's expectations.
- Stevie Wonder

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
We ask ourselves,
Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?
Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure around you.
We are all meant to shine, as children do.
We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us.
It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone.
And as we let our own light shine,
we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence automatically liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

When you make the sacrifice in marriage,
you're sacrificing not to each other
but to unity in a relationship.
- Joseph Campbell

There are other measures of self-respect for a man,
than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We travel, some of us forever, to seek
other states, other lives, other souls.
- Anais Nin

As we let our light shine,
we unconsciously give other people
permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence actually liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

Lovers embrace that which is between them
rather than each other.
- Khalil Gibran

Real love is accepting other people the way they are
without trying to change them.
- don Miguel Ruiz

I think what's going on in Guantanamo Bay
and other places is a disgrace to the U.S.A.
I wouldn't say it's the cause of terrorism,
but it has given impetus and excuses to potential terrorists
to lash out at our country and justify their despicable acts.
- Jimmy Carter

The best relationship is one in which
your love for each other
exceeds your need for each other.
- Anonymous

What do we live for, if it is not
to make life less difficult for each other?
- George Eliot

Courage is the ladder on which all other virtues mount.
- Clare Boothe Luce

We have a choice of how we view the obstacles on our life path.
One choice makes us slaves to circumstance,
while the other empowers us, and motivates us
to follow our dreams - and our happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A hero is someone who has given his life to
something bigger than himself
or something other than himself.
- Joseph Campbell

You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure about you.
We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us.
- Marianne Williamson

The first step in the evolution of ethics
is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
- Albert Schweitzer

"Pride" is such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The way to happiness is what I call Zero-Based Gratitude.
Each day be happy and grateful for what you have,
independent of yesterday and of other people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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