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Quotation by Mary B. Harris
... imprisonment itself, entailing loss of liberty, loss of citizenship, separation from family and loved ones, is punishment enough for most individuals, no matter how favorable the circumstances under which the time is passed.
Mary B. Harris (1874–1957), U.S. prison administrator. I Knew Them in Prison, author's foreword (1936).
When she wrote this, Harris was Superintendent of the Federal Industrial Institution for Women.
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