The past is our definition. We may strive, with good reason, to escape it, or to escape what is bad in it, but we will escape it only by adding something better to it.
Look beneath the surface; let not the several quality of a thing nor its worth escape thee
The best way to escape from your problem is to solve it.
With some people solitariness is an escape not from others but from themselves. For they see in the eyes of others only a reflection of themselves.
As memory may be a paradise from which we cannot be driven, it may also be a hell from which we cannot escape.
Many of us who walk to and fro upon our usual tasks are prisoners drawing mental maps of escape.
A great book provides escapism for me. The artistry and the creativity in a story are better than any drugs.
A man whose life has been dishonourable is not entitled to escape disgrace in death.
All the best stories in the world are but one story in reality - the story of escape. It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times, how to escape.
Art is a way to express yourself and through that you can escape a bad situation.
Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying.
Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape.
Drugs are marvelous if you want to escape, but reality is so rich, why escape?
Even top caliber hospitals cannot escape medical mistakes that sometimes result in irreparable damage to patients.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hiding places there are innumerable, escape is only one, but possibilities of escape, again, are as many as hiding places.
Imagination allows us to escape the predictable. It enables us to reply to the common wisdom that we cannot soar by saying, "Just watch!"
In order to go on living one must try to escape the death involved in perfectionism.
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