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5 Quotes filtered by Prison

A priosner is not the sort of chap the average man would be keen on taking to his club.

Lord Longford

Category: Prison

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Human nature being what it is, prisons are one of the most fundamental institutions on which society depends.

Julian Amery 09/02/1984

Category: Prison

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The real truth is, the number of convicts is too overwhelming for the means of proper and effectual punishment. I despair of any remedy but that which I wish I could hope for - a great reduction in the amount of crime.

Robert Peel

Category: Justice & Sentencing, Prison

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The opportunity to sleep nine hours a night and really relax has been extremely good for me. I ask you to disabuse yourself of any idea that prison is harmful.

John Stonehouse

Category: Prison

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Visitor: Ah, Bottomley, sewing?

Bottomley: No, reaping.

Horatio Bottomley

As he was sewing mailbags in prison for fraud.

Category: 100 Best Quotes Ever, Repartee, Prison

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Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.

H L Mencken

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