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  • I lay there, no longer fighting, since my head was spinning too much. And because I wasn’t going to win anyway. And because I kind of liked the feeling of sensual captivity, at least by this particular jailer.

  • I live in company with a body, a silent companion, exacting and eternal. He it is who notes that individuality which is the seal of the weakness of our race. My soul has wings, but the brutal jailer is strict.

    Race   Wings   Soul  
    1824 The Journal of Euge'ne Delacroix (translated by W Pach, 1948), entry for 4 Jun.
  • The worst crime committed by totalitarian mind-sets is that they force their citizens, including their victims, to become complicit in their crimes. Dancing with your jailer, participating in your own execution, that is an act of utmost brutality.

    Azar Nafisi (2003). “Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books”, p.76, Random House
  • Cage of freedom, that's our prison; we're the jailer and captive combined Cage of freedom, cast in power; all the trappings of our own design. Blind ambition, steals our reason; we're soon behind those invisible bars On the inside, looking outside; to make it safer we double the guard.

    Ambition   Power   Design  
  • It's about realizing, painfully, you've kept that voice inside yourself, locked away from even yourself. And you step back and see that your jailer has changed faces. You realize you've become your own jailer.

    Voice   Survivor   Faces  
  • No leader or organization can achieve breakout growth until it treats, "we've always done it this way" as an opportunity to think anew rather than as a reason to stop thinking. Keep in mind, tradition should be a guide, not a jailer.

  • Very close by the CMS shops, hidden about a quarter mile away in the woods, was the prison's rifle range. Correctional officers could spend quality time with their firearms down there, and the hammering of multiple rounds was typical background noise during our workdays. There was something unsettling about toiling away for a prison while listening to your jailers practice shooting you.

    Piper Kerman (2010). “Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison”, p.166, Spiegel & Grau
  • Why the jailer does not leave open his prison doors,--why the judge does not dismiss his case,--why the preacher does not dismisshis congregation! It is because they do not obey the hint God gives them, nor accept the pardon which he freely offers to all.

    Doors   Law   Giving  
  • He meant that when people laugh together, they cease to be young and old, master and pupils, jailer and prisoners. They become a single group of human beings enjoying its existence.

  • What other dungeon is so dark as one's own heart! What jailer so inexorable as one's self!

    Love   Heart   Dark  
    The House of the Seven Gables ch. 11 (1851)
  • Americans are given the sole option of electing their jailer for four years and sometimes do him the honour of re-electing him.

    Years   Four   Sometimes  
  • Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.

    Biography/Personal Quotes, www.imdb.com.
  • I think filmmaking should be a wonderfully free collaborative process, and it so very rarely is. I often see directors as jailers of my talent.

    Interview With Randy Sue Coburn, www.interviewmagazine.com. February 7, 2012.
  • A boy is a magical creature you can lock him out of your workshop, but you can't lock him out of your heart. You can get him out of your study, but you can't get him out of your mind. Might as well give up he is your captor, your jailer, your boss and your master a freckled-faced, pint-sized, cat-chasing bundle of noise. But when you come home at night with only the shattered pieces of your hopes and dreams, he can mend them like new with two magic words Hi, Dad!

    Dream   Hope   Art  
  • When the friendly jailer gave Socrates the poison cup to drink, the jailer said: "Try to bear lightly what needs must be." Socrates did. He faced death with a calmness and resignation that touched the hem of divinity.

    Dale Carnegie (2016). “How to stop worrying & start living”, p.82, Diamond Pocket Books Pvt Ltd
  • As president, I watched in wonder as Nelson Mandela had the remarkable capacity to forgive his jailers following 26 years of wrongful imprisonment - setting a powerful example of redemption and grace for us all.

    Powerful   Years   Grace  
    "H.W. Bush mistakenly announces death of Nelson Mandela" by Natalie DiBlasio, www.usatoday.com. September 1, 2013.
  • I have never regarded any man as my superior, either in my life outside or inside prison.

    Men   Jail   Prison  
    Twitter post from Mar 04, 2017
  • I live in company with a body, a silent companion, exacting and eternal.

    Body   Silent   Companion  
    1824 The Journal of Euge'ne Delacroix (translated by W Pach, 1948), entry for 4 Jun.
  • Depression is a prison where you are both the suffering prisoner and the cruel jailer.

    Dorothy Rowe (2003). “Depression: The Way Out of Your Prison”, p.1, Psychology Press
  • Life is the jailer, death the angel sent to draw the unwilling bolts and set us free.

    Death   Angel   Dying  
    James Russell Lowell (1861). “Poetical Works”, p.202
  • Whatever you hold in contempt is your jailer.

  • In prison we are their jailers On trial their judges Persecuted their punishers Dead their conquerors

  • I never fully understood it till my friend Professor Tolkien asked me the very simple question, 'What class of men would you expect to be most preoccupied with, and hostile to, the idea of escape?' and gave the obvious answer: jailers.

    Simple   Men   Class  
    C. S. Lewis (2002). “Of Other Worlds: Essays and Stories”, p.79, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • The patient man is merry indeed.... The jailers that watch him are but his pages of honour, and his very dungeon but the lower side of the vault of heaven. He kisseth the wheel that must kill him; and thinks the stairs of the scaffold of his martyrdom but so many degrees of his ascent to glory. The tormentors are weary of him. the beholders have pitty on him, all men wonder at him; and while he seems below all men, below himself, he is above nature. He hath so overcome hlmself that nothing can conquer him.

    Peace   Men   Thinking  
    Thomas Adams (1848). “An Exposition Upon the Second Epistle General of St. Peter”, p.728
  • We must, therefore, quit our roles as jailers and instead take care to prepare an environment in which we do as little as possible to exhaust the child with our surveillance and instruction

    Children   Roles   Care  
    Maria Montessori (1970). “The child in the family”, Contemporary Books
  • Do not help your jailers to pretend that their jail is your natural state of existence.

    Jail   Helping   Natural  
    Ayn Rand (1963). “For the New Intellectual: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand (50th Anniversary Edition)”, p.154, Penguin
  • Ah," said the jailer, "do not always brood over what is impossible, or you will be mad in a fortnight.

    Mad   Impossible   Said  
    Alexandre Dumas (2013). “Delphi Works of Alexandre Dumas (Illustrated)”, p.3117, Delphi Classics
  • Maybe you shouldn't be working as a jailer in Guantánamo. Maybe that's why you feel spiritually unhealthy.

    Source: www.guernicamag.com
  • So the fact that the grand jury would come back and make the decision not to indict the jailers and not make a decision on Officer Encinia, it makes us feel as though there's not going to be a positive outcome for us in that regard.

    "Sandra Bland's Family Reacts To Grand Jury's Decision". "Morning Edition" with David Greene, www.npr.org. December 23, 2015.
  • Approved attributes and their relation to face make every man his own jailer; this is a fundamental social constraint even though each man may like his cell.

    Men   Cells   May  
    Erving Goffman (1969). “Where the action is: three essays”, Lane, Allen
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