57+ Best Prison Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational prison quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

Famous Prison Quotes

I choose to have faith, because, without that, I have nothing It’s the only thing that’s keeping me going. Michael Scofield

There is an opportunity hidden inside every hardship.

Preparation can only take you so far. After that, you have to take a few leaps of faith. Michael Scofield

Focus on doing something good for others.

I’m not asking you to love me. I already screwed up that chance a long time ago. I’m asking you to love yourself. You can still put the brakes on this thing. Lincoln Burrows

You can decide to be better and live a better life.

You know, we spend so much of our lives not saying the things we want to say, the things we should say. We speak in code and we send little messages. So now, plainly, simply, I want to say that I love you both very much. Michael Scofield

Remain hopeful, even in the darkest moments of life.

We are captives of our own identities, living in prisons of our own creation. Theodore Bagwell

Choose positive thoughts under all circumstances.

I’ve got news for you Michael. ‘Trust me’ mean absolutely nothing inside these walls. Sara Tancredi

You can choose to become the best version of yourself.

I’ll take 5 minutes of a situation I can control, over 50 years of one I can’t any day. Michael Scofield

Your soul is always free and unconquered.

You show up and give me the one thing a man in my situation shouldn’t have hope. Lincoln Burrows

You have the power to be greater than your circumstances.

When I was a child, I couldn’t sleep at night because I thought there was a monster in the closet. But my brother told me there isn’t anything there but fear. And fear wasn’t real. He said it was not made of anything. It was just air, air. Not even that. He said you just have to face it. You just have to open that door, and the monster would disappear. Michael Scofield

In the end, you’ll realize that every experience helped you grow.

Keep your friends close, your enemies closer John Abruzzi

You have to find an effective way to deal with your situation.

I don’t like getting attached to things if I know they won’t last. Sara Tancredi

The hardest times of our lives bring out our greatest strengths.

We’re getting good at pulling off the impossible. Hell, I cam back from the dead, right? Sara Tancredi

Being in prison can teach one patience and perseverance.

Well, I guess that’s the difference between us. I’m willing to pay for my sins. Michael Scofield

Prison can make you an excellent judge of character.

You have the most dysfunctional idea of love I’ve ever seen. Veronica Donovan

Let go of the past and embrace the present opportunities.

As a devoted student of your work and skills, I really look forward to the progress of your plan, Michael. Alex Mahon

Only a strong person can forgive.

Oh, you know yeah, I love you so much, I aint never knockin’ over a liquor store again. Fernando Sucre

Use your talents to make the world a better place.

I want you to promise me that you’re gonna tell my child that you’re gonna tell my child how much they’re loved every day. Michael Scofield

Your future will improve if you can focus on doing your best today.

Funny that you only call me when you need me. or maybe funny isn’t the right word. Paul Kellerman

Never lose hope, even if you are in prison.

I came in here as a man. Give me the strength to walk out of here a man. Lincoln Burrows

You’ll be better after you overcome your life challenges.

We’re not breaking out of a Jamba Juice, gentlemen. Michael Burrows

Sometimes, adversity can help you realize your true potential.

I kneel only to god. I don’t see him here. John Abruzzi

No one can lock up your soul and spirit

Trust no one in prison. Sara Tancredi

We become stronger by facing hardships.

Gotta have a problem with that? Feel free to drop in it my suggestion box. Bellick

Never give up on life and hope.

Darwin wins inside these walls. Not Einstein, Darwin. C-Note

Try to find the good in your situation.

When Michael takes on the world, the world always loses. Lincoln Burrows

You can find inspiration and wisdom in any situation.

Wearing a cross is one thing, living by it is another. Michael Scofield

Be strong and persevere through the hardships of life.

I read people, and you, my friend, are a coloring book. Gretchen

Count your blessings during the darkest hours of your life.

Does not a warm handshake feel better than a cold shank? John Abruzzi

The most painful things in life can provide us with great strength.