Quotations on Imprisonment

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Torture is banned but in two-thirds of the world's countries it is still being committed in secret. Too many governments still allow wrongful imprisonment, murder or "disappearance" to be carried out by their officials with impunity.
- Peter Benenson
(Keywords: Being, Countries, Imprisonment, Murder, World)

The fundamental sense of freedom is freedom from chains, from imprisonment, from enslavement by others. The rest is extension of this sense, or else metaphor.
- Isaiah Berlin
(Keywords: Freedom, Imprisonment, Metaphor, Rest, Sense)

Communism feeds on aggression, hatred, and the imprisonment of men's minds and souls. This shall not take root in the United States.
- Emanuel Celler
(Keywords: Men, Aggression, Communism, Hatred, Imprisonment, states, United)

Saddam's fate should be in the hands of his country men. They were the major victims of his brutal reign and should decide his life, death, or permanent imprisonment. Personally, I would lock him away forever.
- Ronnie James Dio
(Keywords: Death, Life, Men, Country, Fate, Imprisonment, Victims)

An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Keywords: Community, Conscience, Imprisonment, Injustice, Law, Order, Reality, Respect)

One who breaks an unjust law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Keywords: Community, Conscience, Imprisonment, Injustice, Law, Order, Reality, Respect)

The burning of an author's books, imprisonment for opinion's sake, has always been the tribute that an ignorant age pays to the genius of its time.
- Joseph Lewis
(Keywords: Age, Time, Genius, Books, Imprisonment, Opinion, Tribute)

I could not have the honour of being a German soldier because of my imprisonment in the First World War. And in this world war the Fuehrer refuses to allow me to serve as a soldier.
- Fritz Sauckel
(Keywords: War, Being, First, Imprisonment, World, World war)









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