Top 150 Trapped Quotes

Here we have the best Trapped Quotes from famous authors such as Tom Reiss, Kirsten Dunst, Tennessee Williams, Loretta Napoleoni, Marilyn Manson. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

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The first time I dedicated myself to resurrecting and preserving somebody‘s memories was with my great-uncle. I knew he was going to die in the next few years, and I had grown up listening to all his stories about people who had been trapped or chased by the Nazis. I began to record them.

It’s important to me that I don’t get trapped in the whole teen scene, because I feel that you can get lost in those kind of movies, and they aren’t really about the actors; they’re about the selling of the concept, and how much money it makes.

We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call; no way out, just the upstairs window to look out of while the fire burns the house down with us trapped, locked in it.

Europeans are forever the offspring of Machiavelli, trapped in a historical rollercoaster that can bring us a monarchy-toppling French Revolution and then a few years later Napoleon Bonaparte as emperor.

Loretta Napoleoni
All the seven deadly sins are man’s true nature. To be greedy. To be hateful. To have lust. Of course, you have to control them, but if you’re made to feel guilty for being human, then you’re going to be trapped in a never-ending sin-and-repent cycle that you can’t escape from.

I’m kind of like a rapper trapped in a singer‘s body.

Don’t get trapped by looking at what the price was that you paid for some stock originally.

People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them.

There is a lot of science in bubbles. They are just like our weather system. The earth is, in effect, trapped inside a liquid sphere, the troposphere, where our weather forms. The bright colors on the outside of a bubble are just varying thicknesses of bubble, just like the varying thicknesses of clouds.

I am trapped in this body, and there is nothing I can do about it.

Dudley Moore
Look, the media are trapped by changes in the technology and business of their industry.

You have been trapped in the inescapable net of ruin by your own want of sense.

I didn’t want to be trapped in an idea of replicating other ‘Star Trekcharacters; especially Vulcans. But my love and I have Spock paraphernalia all over our house. He’s an omnipresence in our lives, we adore him.

People get trapped sometimes and they don’t feel they have a voice. And if you can in some way help someone by writing a song, it’s really lovely.

Music is only special when it’s coming from a genuine place – it’s just energy trapped in a bottle.

There are millions of women who are trapped in lower-paying jobs and don’t have the skills for a higher-paying job, and don’t have the money or the time to access the higher education that they need for a better job.

I was almost kind of trapped by my own success into only doing rock.

Rick Derringer
I am very sad for men and women trapped in any relationship where there is cruelty, dominance, inequity. I long for the liberation of all people.

I was like a Borscht Belt comedian trapped in the body of a 6-year-old. I was channeling Jackie Mason at 7.

I say I never wanna get married. I feel trapped with the idea of marriage. How can you really be with somebody forever? I’d get bored! As I get older, I don’t settle. I’d rather tell somebody ‘This is what I want – take it or leave it.’

The type of IBS I am prone to is the constipation type, where I get trapped wind and can get sharp painful spasms in my intestines as well as having sluggish bowels.

Playing football was like being trapped in a rhythm, and my whole career was like that. You have very little time to switch off.

I love the movies. Everyone always says the same thing about the shared cultural experience, seeing things on the big screen, the church of the cinema… But on top of all that, as a filmmaker, I love having people be trapped in a movie theater, forcing them to watch what I made.

I have feared for my life on fishing trips – I was once in a plane crash in the Amazon, for example, and I’ve been trapped in a sinking boat – but not when actually handling fish, although I have been injured by fish.

Sometimes I think that we are living in a simulation controlled by the reigns of a destructive child who often gets bored or distracted, leaving us trapped inside feedback loops for years at a time.

People say you’re trapped in this genre. You’re a horror guy. I say wait a minute – I’m able to say exactly what I think. I’m able to talk about, comment about, take snapshots of what’s going on at the time. I don’t feel trapped. I feel like this is my way of being able to express myself.

It’s heartbreaking to see so many people trapped in a web of enforced idleness, deep debt, and gnawing self-doubt.

I like when people are trapped in the joke, when there’s no escape. I like to lead people down the wrong path and then trap them.

It’s hard because the phrasewoman trapped in a man’s body’ is thrown around a lot, but that’s like shorthand. It’s deeper than that. There’s so much more to it.

I need space to grow and get old and be a human being. I don’t want to be trapped in your ingenue bubble. And I don’t agree with it either, by the way.

Career is a mindset. The wrong mindset. Career is linear. Especially when you are trapped in the TV or film world. The next thing you do has always got to be bigger, or it is perceived as a failure.

Paul Provenza
That’s a very scary thing to think about, being trapped in a coffin.

Every day, we at the United Nations see the human toll of an absence of regulations or lax controls on the arms trade. We see it in the suffering of civilian populations trapped by armed conflict or pervasive crime. We see it in the killing and wounding of civiliansincluding children, the most vulnerable of all.

Sometimes being trapped with my thoughts can be more painful than any injury I’ve suffered in the ring.

Once they are charged, too many poor New Yorkers find themselves trapped by our unjust bail system. Unable to pay for bail, they languish in Rikers Island or other jails while they await trial, regardless of guilt.

We’re imperfect people trapped in an imperfect world until we get to that place beyond.

Kathie Lee Gifford
I think some superstars feel they get trapped in their established screen persona over and over again. That’s what they get hired to do.

To think that any animal would be trapped makes me so sad. It’s like living in your bedroom for your entire life and never being able to go outside.

I’ve been asked over the years to compile a list of desert-island discs. I couldn’t do that. If I was trapped on a desert island, I don’t think I’d want 10 songs to bring with me.

The whole New Kids thing was crazy. The more it grew, the more I just felt like I was trapped.

Jonathan Knight
Raining Gold‘ is about feeling trapped in a broken dynamic. Feeling so worn out and turned upside down from manipulation can make you feel like you’re in a daze.

I have been trapped in some posh toilets, including those in Windsor Castle and Buckingham Palace, and at Victor Spinetti’s memorial at St. Paul‘s Covent Garden, I got locked in the loo.

I’d never want to be trapped. I never like to stay in one place too long. I always flit around, I never settle anywhere. So being married would be being trapped.

It’s difficult to feel as though you are truly being effective at work. Many of us feel trapped in endless meetings, with barely any time to grab lunch, let alone do any work. Overarching strategies and key priorities seem completely divorced from the day-to-day tactics.

Before my transition I felt trapped, and now I’ve been set free.

I have felt many times trapped by ‘Star Trek.’ It cost me dearly. It won‘t anymore, because I’ve come to grips with what it is and where it fits in my life.

Nothing of substance is being achieved or even proposed, while the country remains trapped in the Kafka-esque misery that Brexit has become.

We remember the heroes who ran into the burning buildings to rescue those trapped inside, and the dauntless passengers on Flight 93 who laid down their lives to save others, including almost certainly those of us in the U.S. Capitol.

I don’t know for Justin; he’s always looking for meaning out of his relationships with people. I don’t think he’s as trapped into the drug thing as a lot of the others are.

When I came up with the title ‘Trapped,’ I was going through a lot of personal stuff. There were a lot of things in 2018 that had me in a trapped mentality.

Sometimes when I’m going to the supermarket to get the coffee and cat litter, I get freaked out and see all these people staring, and you turn around and there’s, like, 40 people all looking at you… and when you go around the corner, they’re all following you! You start freaking out like a trapped animal.

In a live setting, the audience is trapped and can’t leave. That really makes the audience be with you and laugh more because you’re there.

‘Ajnabee’ is a thriller. I play a married man trapped by mysterious circumstances. The film does have a lot of romance and action, but it’s not based on ‘Consenting Adults.’

Know that you can move past things that have happened to you and that healing takes time. Take the lessons you learned in the past and hold them close, but move forward and try not to get trapped in what was.

People can be so apathetic. They continue to ignore the real people trapped in poverty and homelessness. It’s almost maddening.

Daphne Zuniga
The gay community just recognizes what their closets are and we straight have to spend years trying to figure out which closet we are trapped in.

Judith Light
The fact is, for years, I had been trapped in a certain narcissism and a desire to have a certain body and look sexy.

I often feel like a character actress trapped inside the mean, aging Barbie‘s body.

All the big artists I talk to say that they are trapped in a formula and they are looking for the music of tomorrow.

I’ve always had trouble with long guys because as a shorter guy I have smaller explosive movements and a lot of long guys I can get trapped inside of them.

Even if you’re a seasoned professional multi-tasker, your body, mind, emotional life, and growth potential can get a blow from over-committing. Take a look at what’s on your plate if you’re swamped, and you can surely find some space for yourself even when you feel trapped.

I was kind of an unhappy kid. I always felt like a cynical New Yorker trapped in a little kid‘s body. I started to get some pretty bad anxiety disorders around puberty, which totally did not work with growing up a mile away from the beach. I started cutting my own hair.

I directed this movie ‘Jewtopia’ that was based on a show I wrote which played Off Broadway for a number of years. I was trapped in ‘Jewtopia’; it wasn’t the film I wanted to make.

Bryan Fogel
I try not to get trapped in any one musical or visual style at all.

I think it’s so isolating to be trapped in your mind like that, when you doubt yourself, you doubt everything you’ve ever known. You doubt your family love you. You doubt your friends care for you.

I feel real good because it’s about representing the young world and how to uplift each other and how to push us to be greater and make sure we don’t fall or get trapped or get in trouble, you know what I mean. Stay focused, you know what I mean.

The reason I write is because I have questions. What I don’t want is for people to forget that I’m a novelist and think I’m a sociologist or something. I don’t want to feel trapped into a corner where I don’t belong.

I sort of understood that when I first started: that you shouldn’t repeat a success. Very often you’re going to, and maybe the first time you do, it works. And you love it. But then you’re trapped.

In our fields, on our fishing vessels, in our factories and our homes, there are people deprived of their freedom and trapped in a life of unimaginable suffering.

The thing about Iceland is that we are trapped there anyway, all of us. We have been trapped there for thousands of years.

People who own property feel a sense of ownership in their future and their society. They study, save, work, strive and vote. And people trapped in a culture of tenancy do not.

I’m not a man trapped in a woman’s body. I’m a brain trapped in a human body.

There are people who think the film ‘This Is Spinal Tap‘ is simply a very funny ‘mockumentary.’ Well, with Yes, we lived it. Take the hilarious scene in the film in which the bass player is trapped in a giant pod – that actually happened to Alan one night.

We don’t have all this gay-bashing crime. You don’t see that. It’s not there. That is not really happening in Jamaica. But because a few artists basically sing it and put records out and the media runs with it, then the stigma becomes big, and now we’re trapped with that whole thing. It’s really sad.

The build-up of personal and collective debt in America and Europe should have sent warning signals to anyone familiar with the biblical institutions of the Sabbatical and Jubilee years, created specifically because of the danger of people being trapped by debt.

In a play, you can adjust your performance to audience reaction, but in a film, it’s like you’re trapped in a bad dream watching yourself act, and you’re in the audience.

When you live a certain way for so long, that’s the only way people can see you. I don’t necessarily mean that’s who you is or you can’t change, but it’s a stigma that they put on you when you’re from a place where I’m from. That’s one way of looking at ‘Trapped.’

Don’t play tennis. Do something you love and enjoy because it’s a grind and it’s a tough, tough, tough life. My position, I’m trapped. I have to do it.

In the comics, there’s a lot to sort of digest with Five. He’s 58-years-old. He’s trapped in this body. He has a genius level intellect. He’s insane. He has a wife who’s a mannequin. And when you’re reading this on the page, it’s just like, Wait, wait, what?’

I feel an image is a creeping jail growing all around you without you even realising it. Suddenly, you are trapped, and an actor should never be trapped.

The only thing I consider appalling would be to suddenly become a vegetable and a burden on other people. A soul slowly dying out, trapped in a body in which the insides gradually sabotage me – that, I think, would be terrifying.

When I started to write music, I desperately wanted to relate to people. But when I became famous, I could relate less. I thought, ‘Oh, am I trapped in my own creation?’ I was really lonely.

Of course there are people who are unable to work and it’s right that they are given the support they need. Frustratingly, though, for many it’s a lack of opportunity, not an inability or lack of will to get a job, that keeps them trapped in unemployment.

The ramifications that you set for yourself can inspire you to do things that you would have never thought of because, once you’re trapped, your job is to persevere.

English people are so trapped in this class paradigm.

I’ve always known exactly who I am. I was a girl trapped in a boy‘s body.

Playing a prisoner of war trapped in Pakistan for three years was a novelty for me. We made sure that we didn’t talk about India versus Pakistan but about the emotions of people on both sides and how terrorism affects us all.

You become trapped doing bad movies. And, the thing that makes it difficult to stop making them is that you get good money.

My friend, there is no end when it comes to ‘Trapped In The Closet.’

Public housing officials are free to discriminate against you on the basis of criminal records, including arrest records. And so, you know, what you find is that even for these extremely minor offenses, people find themselves trapped in a permanent second-class status and struggling to survive.

There’s a system in place in Nashville, and for a long time, I was trapped in this idea that the only way to do it was to come to town, get a record deal, and do it the way they say. And that system works. But it caters to a specific kind of artist, and I didn’t necessarily fit that mold.

Honestly, to tell you the truth, being trapped in any video game sounds like a living nightmare to me. In most video games, the point is it’s a fight for survival, so I think it would be a terrifying place to live.

Mexico is trapped by a dense network of rent-seekers and monopolies in sectors that are crucial for economic growth, including telecommunications, energy, transportation, and financial services.

He was a king that had everything, and he lost it all but still had faith. So God blessed him with 10 times more. When I was in jail, like Solomon, I didn’t understand why I was going through what I was going through. I was on the right path. Wasn’t riding dirty. Then I got trapped in this hole. So I reached to the Word.

Seeing people communicate about the band online has been amazing, but I think a lot of people spend a lot of time talking about what they hate rather than what they love. I don’t want to get trapped in that.

When you go looking for rescue, you end up trapped in your own weakness.

I want to see the ’70s guys, if they’re gonna do something, stay valid in the ’90s. Then they belong. If they’re trapped in the ’70s, then it’s nostalgia. You’re not getting me in those platform shoes again.

As a scientist, my attention became totally focused on global warming some 15 years ago by the elegant and powerful measurements of carbon dioxide trapped in ice cores taken as much as 2 miles deep from the great East Antarctica ice sheet.

A lot of people feel trapped by circumstance, by the expectations of others or the perception that they need a lot of money. They would like to have a different direction in their lives, but they’re held back by fear or desires that are incompatible with that freedom.

Roz Savage
I’m sure the hard-core feminist will say we’re trapped, but I think viewers see how empowered we are.

I was married awfully young and I felt trapped. My wife had been divorced and all the time we were married we were out of the Church. It wasn’t until we were divorced that we became good Catholics again.

Don Adams
I find the easiest way to peel ginger is to start with a vegetable peeler to remove the majority of the skin. I then switch to a spoon, which is good for scraping away any remaining skin trapped within the grooves and nooks of the knob.

Buffy’s very similar to me to me when I was growing up. A child in an adult world, sort of trapped between the two. Does Buffy go to the prom or does she save the world from demons?

I’ve got a new relationship and I’m trapped in this old life.

Moon Unit Zappa
I felt unhappy and trapped. If I left baseball, where could I go, what could I do to earn enough money to help my mother and to marry Rachel? The solution to my problem was only days away in the hands of a tough, shrewd, courageous man called Branch Rickey, the president of the Brooklyn Dodgers.

I feel like a 16-year-old trapped inside a dead woman’s body.

Worry compounds the futility of being trapped on a dead-end street. Thinking opens new avenues.

Cullen Hightower
I’ve been lucky to have opportunities with David Lynch in ‘Lost Highway‘ and Jennifer Lynch in this movie ‘Surveillance,’ so I’ve always boomeranged around a little bit, and no one has caught my foot in the trap yet, but I think if I move fast enough… ‘cos I think I got trapped a couple of times.

Too many children today are trapped in schools that don’t work for them.

Mutual fund managers are trapped in this rather deadly vicious circle: the more successful they are, the more money flows into their mutual fund. Then, it is more difficult for them to beat the market averages or even to match their own past performance.

I’m sort of a gay man trapped in a woman’s body when it comes to music sometimes – it’s crowded in here!

You get trapped by stories. Though I’ve got this reputation for being out of control, it’s not true, it just happens to be a more interesting story than the truth.

Terry Gilliam
I must be careful not to get trapped in the past. That’s why I tend to forget my songs.

Roy, the guy I play in ‘The Grifters,’ is a guy who had a very bleak life. His mother had him at 13, and then when she was 17 or 18 and he was 4 or 5, they were trapped in a small Texas town somewhere, and she was ready to do anything to get out.

I’m not going to normally get hired to play those emotional things, and I’m capable of it. I was raised by a single mother in Iowa – I’m just trapped in a big, dumb body.

Trapped’ is unique because it focuses on one character who is stuck in an apartment.

Artemis women often have difficult childhoods. She’s the kid who seeks comfort in the woods, or animals, or books. If trapped in an authoritarian family, she blends in to get by – but keeps a fierce autonomy inside her head and heart, looking to the day she breaks free.

I grew up in a family where my parents worked full-time and still found themselves and their six children trapped like so many of the working poor.

We’re all trapped in the digital world. It’s filled with cat videos, and you have to dodge comments about how much you stink.

I pray, read the word, and then creative stuff happens here. Problem-solving and all of that comes into that space. So ‘Da Box’ actually represents my sanctuary and that time. I might look trapped in a box, but I’m actually more free in that box than anyone on the outside looking in or in any other space in my life.

What I’m dealing with in ‘Hellboy’ is a lot different, bigger in a certain way. It’s very Shakespearean. It’s demons and witches and stuff like that. But it has a similar core to a dude who’s trapped in horrible circumstances who’s just trying to be a good guy.

I am an actor who doesn’t believe in carrying an ‘image’ in the industry. I don’t want to get trapped in an image.

I like to describe my characters as though they were all trapped in a glass box.

Libraries are filled with stories on generations of brutal men, trapped in a cycle of aggression. I wanted to write about the violence of women.

I’ve been going to Europe for some time on the festival circuit, and once you get in that element and see others reacting to it, it’s easier to understand. You get trapped in the wave. The beats are driving and super-aggressive – like, so hard. I was curious.

Mothers and daughters generally have fairly complex relationships, and ours was made much more so by Mother’s illness. She had Parkinson‘s disease, which was not diagnosed for a long time… All that made me very self-protective, because for one thing, I didn’t want to get trapped.

Rural towns aren’t always idyllic. It’s easy to feel trapped and be aware of social hypocrisy.

I feel lucky that I had my children late. Not that I would advise it in any shape or form. But I know friends who had children when they were young, struggled with feeling trapped. I can honestly say I’ve never once resented the fact that I couldn’t go out because of my kids.

For young people in the U.K. who find themselves without anywhere to live – perhaps they have left the family home after a relationship breakdown, or to escape abuse, or have left care – it is far too easy to become trapped in a chain of misfortune, with little help from the state.

Mr. Bean is essentially a child trapped in the body of a man. All cultures identify with children in a similar way, so he has this bizarre global outreach.

In a certain way, I believe ‘Trapped’ is far more accessible than ‘Lootera.’ What makes it accessible is that it can happen to anyone. We all have a fear of getting trapped in a certain place or being locked out of our houses.

The few times in my life where I had four or five movies in a row, it was a nightmare. I felt trapped. I felt like my life was planned for a year and a half or two years, and it was terrible. Most of the time, everything collapsed.

A lot of times, we are trapped by our own false sense of security. You can do whatever it is you put your mind to. Your goal is to find your purpose.

Feeling trapped in identity isn’t just the purview of women and minorities.

The characters are trapped within the lifestyle. It’s about what goes on before the movie starts.

I’ve always been a clown trapped in a leading man‘s body.

I developed ‘Trapped’ because I was fascinated with the idea of a terrible crime in a small town cut off from the rest of the world.

I feel trapped in my body. I want to be like like Scarlett Johansson in ‘Lucy,’ when she unlocks everything within her – I want to do that. I want to be the alien in ‘Arrival‘ – a spitty, infinite-time-loop creature.

High corruption and the influence of big business and the wealthy elite keeps the poorest Nigerians trapped in poverty and cut off from the benefits of economic growth and basic services. Some people – searching for the means to survive – became vulnerable to groups like Boko Haram.

The people now trapped in Obamacare did what the government mandated them to do – they complied with the law. They should not be left out to dry.

I’ve always felt like an alien trapped in a human form. We all do at some time or other; for me it’s a permanent state, and I’m still unsure if Earth is a penance or a reward.

I feel empathy for people who are trapped in a prison of self-consciousness in an uncomfortable way. We can be free, but we’re so held back. So perhaps that’s why I feel a duty to make my work. I feel liberated when I’m doing it, and I want other people to feel liberated through it.

Yeah, I’m a geek. I read sci-fi and I watch sci-fi films. I love my computer and I love to fix it. I’m a total nerd. I literally am a 12-year-old geeky boy trapped in a 32-year-old woman’s body.

Amber Benson
Getting stuck in a plane for four hours on the tarmac on the hottest day of summer in Italy – it was like being trapped in a boiling tin can.

Trapped in the bureaucracy nightmare, real families suffer when the big banks and their servicers force foreclosures. The emotional toll on children packing up their rooms and on parents struggling to find a temporary roof is a deep one.

I get very creative when I’m trapped in a plane and I can’t do anything else.

The United States and Mexico are trapped – economically, culturally, politically and because of drug crime – in the same continent.

Barry McCaffrey
I actually was worried about the pounding, but I actually love running more than working out on the elliptical. Now if I get on the elliptical, I feel like I’m trapped.

With the monstrous weapons man already has, humanity is in danger of being trapped in this world by its moral adolescents.

Omar N Bradley
Here we are, trapped in the amber of the moment. There is no why.