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“When thee builds a prison, thee had better build with the thought ever in thy mind that thee and thy children may occupy the cells.”
Elizabeth Fry, English prison reformer, social reformer, Quaker, philanthropist
(1780 - 1945)
Full name: Elizabeth Gurney Fry.