Escape Quotes

The only way to escape the personal corruption of praise is to go on working.

Albert Einstein

In the theory of gender I began from zero. There is no masculine power or privilege I did not covet. But slowly, step by step, decade by decade, I was forced to acknowledge that even a woman of abnormal will cannot escape her hormonal identity.

Camille Paglia

Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape.

Burroughs, William S.

There is only one way left to escape the alienation of present day society: to retreat ahead of it.

Roland Barthes

The fact is you can't escape the past by moving on, it just moves with you.

Fabian Black

Small debts are like small gun shot; they are rattling around us on all sides and one can scarcely escape being wounded. Large debts are like canons, they produce a loud noise, but are of little danger.

Samuel Johnson

A person in danger should not try to escape at one stroke. He should first calmly hold his own, then be satisfied with small gains, which will come by creative adaptations.

I Ching

Hell is oneself; Hell is alone, the other figures in it merely projections. There is nothing to escape from and nothing to escape to. One is always alone.

George Eliot

We cannot avoid using power, cannot escape the compulsion to afflict the world so let us, cautious in diction and mighty in contradiction, love powerfully.

Martin Buber

Every person should have their escape route planned. I think everyone has an apocalypse fantasy, what would I do in the event of the end of the world, and we just basically - me and Nick - said what would we do, where would we head?

Simon Pegg

Bind her, grind her, burn her with fire, Cast her ashes into the sea,-- She shall escape, she shall aspire, She shall arise to make men free; She shall arise in a sacred scorn, Lighting the lives that are yet unborn, Spirit supernal, splendor eternal, England!

Helen Gray Cone

On Halloween, witches come true; Wild ghosts escape from dreams. Each monster dances in the park.

Nicholas Gordon

It is vain for the coward to flee; death follows close behind; it is only by defying it that the brave escape.

Voltaire

It is only too easy to make suggestions and later try to escape the consequences of what we say.

Jawaharlal Nehru

In order to go on living one must try to escape the death involved in perfectionism.

Hannah Arendt

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