A prisoner, also known as an inmate, is anyone who is deprived of liberty against their will. This can be by confinement, captivity, or by forcible restraint. The term applies particularly to those on trial or serving a prison sentence.

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Famous quotes containing the word prisoner:

    There is a doctrine uttered in secret that man is a prisoner who has no right to open the door of his prison and run away.
    Plato (c. 427–347 B.C.)

    I am prisoner of a gaudy and unlivable present, where all forms of human society have reached an extreme of their cycle and there is no imagining what new forms they may assume.
    Italo Calvino (1923–1985)

    The only conception of freedom I can have is that of the prisoner or the individual in the midst of the State. The only one I know is freedom of thought and action.
    Albert Camus (1913–1960)