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Quotes of prisoner

  1. The reporter is the daily prisoner of clocked facts. On all working days, he is expected to do his best in one swift swipe at each story. – Jim Bishop
  2. You feel like a prisoner if you don't create. You're jailed up inside of yourself. – Edie Brickell
  3. Hemingway was a prisoner of his style. No one can talk like the characters in Hemingway except the characters in Hemingway. His style in the wildest sense finally killed him. – William Burroughs
  4. I am a President held prisoner that I haven't resigned and I will not resign. – Hugo Chavez
  5. Both sides were supposed to release all their prisoners, those were unconditional. There was some prisoner release that took place but it's not been satisfactory. – Warren Christopher
  6. A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him. – Winston Churchill
  7. I am George Rogers Clark. You have just become a prisoner of the Commonwealth of Virginia. – George Rogers Clark
  8. In prison, those things withheld from and denied to the prisoner become precisely what he wants most of all. – Eldridge Cleaver
  9. A prisoner in the Inquisition is never allowed to see the face of his accuser, or of the witnesses against him, but every method is taken by threats and tortures, to oblige him to accuse himself, and by that means corroborate their evidence. – John Foxe
  10. There was a war crimes trial because an American prisoner had been shot trying to escape. He had obviously been recaptured and shot, and that violated the Geneva Convention. – Charles Guggenheim
  11. There was a military police brigade with over 3, 400 soldiers getting ready to go home because their mission- prisoner -of -war operations- was finished. – Janis Karpinski
  12. The prisoner is not the one who has commited a crime, but the one who clings to his crime and lives it over and over. – Henry Miller
  13. Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices- just recognize them. – Edward R. Murrow
  14. I have become a prisoner of the peace movement. But you can't say that the termination is coming and then say that you are going back to your own garden to dig. – E. P. Thompson

Usage examples for prisoner

  1. Probably he is safe long ago, or else a prisoner once more." – My Lady of the North by Randall Parrish
  2. Not one of the three, Mauleverer,- I spoke of the prisoner – Paul Clifford, Volume 7. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  3. What of the prisoner – The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope
  4. The prisoner had got through, and the door at the other end was closed. – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  5. You are my prisoner – The Expressman and the Detective by Allan Pinkerton
  6. Can we get back to Staretta by night- with a prisoner and also three more of our friends who came on before? – The Auto Boys' Mystery by James A. Braden
  7. But I've shaken hands with Captain Harry- the one who was taken prisoner by the French, and came near to losing his head. – The White Wolf and Other Fireside Tales by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  8. But on this occasion even the prisoner smiled- rather an exceptional thing, for as a rule it is the prisoner who sees the joke the least of all. – Amusement Only by Richard Marsh
  9. She was a prisoner in her own country. – The Secret Witness by George Gibbs
  10. It's not my business to take you prisoner – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  11. " Miss Dare," said he, " will you look at the prisoner and tell us if you have any acquaintance with him?" – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  12. What prisoner did you go to see? – Resurrection by Maude, Louise Shanks
  13. Would he consider her a prisoner of war, or- a friend? – The Lost Despatch by Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  14. The prisoner said she was going to walk for the air, for that they were going to open her father, and that she could not bear the house. – Trial-of-Mary-Blandy by Roughead, William
  15. " Now, prisoner he said. – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  16. You are a prisoner here. – Moral by Ludwig Thoma
  17. Gentlemen, the prisoner is only twenty- three years old. – The Project Gutenberg Plays of John Galsworthy, Complete by John Galsworthy
  18. Your brother is gone, but not another prisoner goes. – A Daughter of the Union by Lucy Foster Madison
  19. You cannot keep me a prisoner on board this yacht. – The Castle Of The Shadows by Alice Muriel Williamson
  20. The prisoner paused, and the Judge looked at him with his head on one side. – Korea's Fight for Freedom by F.A. McKenzie