I Lost It All

Not a care in the world, until last week...



I talked to a to a homeless man this morning and asked him how he ended up this way. He said, “Up until last week, I still had it all. I had plenty to eat, my clothes were washed and pressed, I had a roof over my head, I had HDTV and Internet, and I went to the gym, the pool, and the library. I was working on my MBA on-line. I had no bills and no debt. I even had full medical coverage.”

Running into hard times

I felt sorry for him, so I asked, “What happened? Drugs? Alcohol? Divorce?”
“Oh no, nothing like that,” he said. “No, no... I was paroled.”

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Weekends are an employee's parole. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana

In my country we go to prison first and then become president. - Nelson Mandela

When the prison doors are opened, the real dragon will fly out. - Ho Chi Minh

Jail is no place for a young fellow. There's no advancement. - Groucho Marx

I don't want to send them to jail. I want to send them to school. - Adlai Stevenson

Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world. - Samuel Johnson

There should be no bank too big to fail but no individual too big to jail. - Hillary Clinton

Prison is the worst experience I've ever had in my life - besides death. - Duane Chapman

Anyone who has been to an English public school will always feel comparatively at home in prison. - Unknown

Why would anyone expect him to come out smarter? He went to prison for three years, not Princeton. - Dan Duva

I am an expert of electricity. My father occupied the chair of applied electricity at the state prison. - WC Fields

A cement mixer has collided with a prison van. Motorists are asked to look out for 16 hardened criminals. - Ronnie Corbett

Up until now, the prospect of parole has kept us from confronting our captors with any real determination. - George Jackson

Sometimes I feel like a normal person. Sometimes I forget I'm on parole, that I'm not really free. - Jennifer Lane

One of the many lessons that one learns in prison is, that things are what they are and will be what they will be. - Oscar Wilde

While there is a lower class, I am in it; while there is a criminal element, I am of it; and while there is a soul in prison, I am not free. - Eugene V Debs

Homosexuality in Russia is a crime and the punishment is seven years in prison, locked up with the other men. There is a three year waiting list. - Yakov Smirnoff


see also   Prison  Section
Jail Sale
Prison Escapee’s Not-Quite-Clean Escape
Prison Olympics - Razor Wire High Jumping
Prison vs. Work
 

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23-Jan-2018