Definitions for: Jailed


[adj] in captivity



Synonyms: captive, confined, imprisoned, unfree




Famous Quotes Containing Jailed:


I was never jailed. The fact is that I was arrested, but I went into a diversion programme, and by that time I'd already begun working in what was called anger management. It was a painful and awful moment.

-- David Soul (American Actor)

I knew that I could vote and that that wasn't a privilege; it was my right. Every time I tried I was shot, killed or jailed, beaten or economically deprived.

-- Stokely Carmichael (American Activist)

The people who were honored in the Bible were the false prophets. It was the ones we call the prophets who were jailed and driven into the desert.

-- Noam Chomsky (American Activist)

Judy Miller is the most innocent person in this case. I really thought that was outrageous that she was jailed and we needed as journalists to draw a line in the sand in a strong but thoughtful way.

-- Tom Brokaw (American Journalist)

It's still going on. I guess it will be until Redmond quits, dies or is jailed.

-- Farrah Fawcett (American Actress)

In Vietnam we have no political prisoners. No one is arrested or jailed for his or her speech or point of view. They are put in jail because they violated the law.

-- Nong Duc Manh (Vietnamese Politician)

You feel like a prisoner if you don't create. You're jailed up inside of yourself.

-- Edie Brickell (American Musician)

There were some tragic cases of women whose love was abused, who for a certain time procured important documents or information, not knowing who for, what service they worked for, and for a variety reasons got jailed, were tried and sentenced.

-- Markus Wolf (German Public Servant)


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