It is possible to get out of a trap. However, in order to break out of prison, one must first confess to living in a prison.
Within yourself deliverance must be searched for, because each man makes his own prison.
The torment of human frustration, whatever its immediate cause, is the knowledge that the self is in prison, its vital force and mangled mind leaking away in lonely, wasteful self-conflict.
I have never been contained except I made the prison.
Be thine own palace, or the world’s thy jail.