Escapism Quotes

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Abraham Lincoln

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things that escape those who dream only at night.

Edgar Allan Poe

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

Albert Einstein

Comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair; a narrow escape into faith.

Christopher Fry

The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.

Alan Saporta

If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.

Chinese Proverb

Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice.

Ayn Rand

Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those, who do not write, compose, or paint can manage to escape the madness, the melancholia, the panic fear, which is inherent in a human condition

Graham Greene

I would define a book as a work of magic whence escape, all kinds of images to trouble the souls and change the hearts of men.

Anatole France

Hiding places there are innumerable, escape is only one, but possibilities of escape, again, are as many as hiding places.

Franz Kafka

Even top caliber hospitals cannot escape medical mistakes that sometimes result in irreparable damage to patients.

Carl Levin

Every life is narrow. Our only escape is not to run away, but to learn to love the people we are and the world in which we find ourselves.

Mark Haddon

Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it. Has it ever been said that a man who throws himself out the window to escape from a fire is guilty of suicide?

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Every person has free choice. Free to obey or disobey the Natural Laws. Your choice determines the consequences. Nobody ever did, or ever will, escape the consequences of his choices.

Alfred A. Montapert

Fantastic tyrant of the amorous heart. How hard thy yoke, how cruel thy dart. Those escape your anger who refuse your sway, and those are punished most, who most obey.

Matthew Prior

Fighting hard to protect yourself and your relatives is good for your genes, but when captured and escape is not possible, giving up short of dying and making the best you can of the new situation is also good for your genes.

Keith Henson

Good men, whether they be Christians or rationalists, do not desire to discriminate between races, but the distinctions implanted by Nature are too conspicuous to escape the observation of our senses.

Arthur Keith

Imagination allows us to escape the predictable. It enables us to reply to the common wisdom that we cannot soar by saying, "Just watch!"

Bill Bradley

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

Hannah Arendt

In the last analysis, of course, an oath will encourage fidelity in office only to the degree that officeholders continue to believe that they cannot escape ultimate accountability for a breach of faith.

James L. Buckley

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

Jawaharlal Nehru

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 more dangerous that even a guilty person should be punished without the forms of law than that he should escape.

Thomas Jefferson

I want to run,I want to hide,I want to tear down the walls that hold me inside.I want to reach out and touch the plains,Where the streets have no names

Paul David Hewson

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Updated On : January 08, 2011
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