There are times when I flick through magazines and think I'm in danger of becoming a prisoner of my own hair.
I've spent most of my life in prison. I was a prisoner of my fear and my low self-esteem.
In the final choice a soldier's pack is not so heavy as a prisoner's chains.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Three hundred years ago a prisoner condemned to the Tower of London carved on the wall of his cell this sentiment to keep up his spirits during his long imprisonment: 'It is not adversity that kills, but the impatience with which we bear adversity.
I view my pitching on how confident I was out there, period. And if I lose that confidence, I can become a prisoner of my own mind.
An artist must never be a prisoner. Prisoner? An artist should never be a prisoner of himself, prisoner of style, prisoner of reputation, prisoner of success, etc.
When we begin to build walls of prejudice, hatred, pride, and self-indulgence around ourselves, we are more surely imprisoned than any prisoner behind concrete walls and iron bars.
To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.
Lewis B. Smedes
Nineteen centuries would have been worth very little if we had not made some advance in welcoming the stranger, in feeding the hungry, in clothing the naked, and in caring for the prisoner.
Edward Everett Hale
The past is a great place and I don't want to erase it or to regret it, but I don't want to be its prisoner either.
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