Escapism Quotes

We all try to escape pain and death, while we seek what is pleasant.

Albert Einstein

Nobody ever did, or ever will, escape the consequences of his choices.

Alfred A. Montapert

Death, after all, is the common expectation from birth. Neither heroes nor cowards can escape it.

Ellis Peters

The part always has a tendency to reunite with its whole in order to escape from its imperfection.

Leonardo da Vinci

There is a cheap literature that speaks to us of the need of escape. It is true that when we travel we are in search of distance. But distance is not to be found. It melts away. And escape has never led anywhere. The moment a man finds that he must play the races, go the Arctic, or make war in order to feel himself alive, that man has begin to spin the strands that bind him to other men and to the world. But what wretched strands! A civilization that is really strong fills man to the brim, though he never stir. What are we worth when motionless, is the question.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

I look at you, you bite your tongue. You don稚 know why or where I知 coming from. But in my head I知 close to you, we池e in the rain still searching for the sun. You think that I want to run and hide, that I keep it all locked up inside, but I just want you to find me. I知 not lost, just undiscovered. You see the look that痴 on my face. You might think I知 out of place. I知 not running, I知 not hiding. But if you dig a little deeper, you will FIND ME.

James Morrison

A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning, as if supported by the rays of the sun, a bird settled on the fire escape, joy in the task of coffee, joy accompanied me as I walked.

Anais Nin

I shall not wholly die, and a great part of me will escape the grave.

Horace

Slaves lose everything in their chains, even the desire of escaping from them.

Jean Jacques Rousseau

Dreams, ideas, and plans not only are an escape, they give me purpose, a reason to hang on.

Unknown

Rather than denying problems, focus inventively, intentionally on what solutions might look or feel like...Our mind is meant to generate ideas that help us escape circumstantial traps / if we trust it to do so. Naturally, not all hunches are useful. But then you only need a single good idea to solve a problem.

Marsha Sinetar

Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotion know what it means to want to escape from these.

Emily Dickinson

Leave everything. Leave Dada. Leave your wife. Leave your mistress. Leave your hopes and fears. Leave your children in the woods. Leave the substance for the shadow. Leave your easy life, leave what you are given for the future. Set off on the roads.

Andre Breton

If we could have a little patience, we should escape much mortification; time takes away as much as it gives.

Marquise De S-Vign

We are weighed down, every moment, by the conception and the sensation of Time. And there are but two means of escaping and forgetting this nightmare: pleasure and work. Pleasure consumes us. Work strengthens us. Let us choose.

Charles Baudelaire

Love is something far more than desire for sexual intercourse; it is the principal means of escape from the loneliness which afflicts most men and women throughout the greater part of their lives.

Bertrand Russell

Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life

Jiddu Krishnamurti

An avowal of poverty is no disgrace to any man; to make no effort to escape it is indeed disgraceful.

Thucydides

Bond was escapism, but not meant to be imitated in real life.

Roger Moore

Courage is ten, nine is the ability to escape

Unknown

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Updated On : January 08, 2011
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