Escape Quotes

"The direction of escape is tow...

"The direction of escape is toward freedom, so what is escapism an accusation of" - Ursula K. Le Guin
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β€œHow to stop time: kiss. How to travel in time: read. ...

β€œHow to stop time: kiss. How to travel in time: read. How to escape time: music. How to feel time: write. How to release time: breathe.” ―Matt Haig, Reasons to Stay Alive
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 03
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"Always hav...

"Always have an escape plan" - James Bond
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 21
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"True self-care is not salt baths and chocolate ...

"True self-care is not salt baths and chocolate cake, it is making the choice to build a life you don’t need to regularly escape from.⁣" - Brianna West
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 02
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β€œWhen you try to escap...

β€œWhen you try to escape but you lead yourself into another mistake” - me
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 13
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β€œYou’ve heard of animals chewing off a leg to escape a trap? That’s an animal k...

β€œYou’ve heard of animals chewing off a leg to escape a trap? That’s an animal kind of trick. A human would remain in the trap, endure the pain, feigning death that he might kill the trapper and remove a threat to his kind.” -Frank Herbert β€˜Dune’
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 17
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β€œI remember my grandfather telling me how each of us must live with...

β€œI remember my grandfather telling me how each of us must live with a full measure of loneliness that is inescapable, and we must not destroy ourselves with our passion to escape the aloneness.” - Jim Harrison
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β€œNo one can hurry me down to Hades before my time, but if a...

β€œNo one can hurry me down to Hades before my time, but if a man's hour is come, be he brave or be he coward, there is no escape for him when he has once been born.” - Homer, The Iliad
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 08
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The more sand has escaped from the h...

The more sand has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it. -Niccolo Machiavelli
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 30
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β€œIt’s silly to try to escape other peo...

β€œIt’s silly to try to escape other people’s faults. They are inescapable. Just try to escape your own.” β€”Marcus Aurelius
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 15
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"The object of life is not to be on the side...

"The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." - Marcus Aurelius
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"Reading is an unsurpassable drug, because more than...

"Reading is an unsurpassable drug, because more than just the mediocrity of our lives, it allows us to escape the mediocrity of our souls." ~ NicolΓ‘s GΓ³mez DΓ‘vila
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 21
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"It is better that ten guilty pe...

"It is better that ten guilty persons escape, than that one innocent suffer." - Sir William Blackstone
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 19
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"They who dream by day are cognizant...

"They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.” --Edgar Allan Poe
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 25
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The more sand that has escaped from th...

The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it. - Jean Paul Sartre.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 04
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The Cockroach escapes from the Rattrap. The Ra...

The Cockroach escapes from the Rattrap. The Rat escapes from the Lion's cage. There's no single panacea, no single magic bullet. ~Infinite Radius
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 26
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"Because the history of evolution is that life escapes all barriers....

"Because the history of evolution is that life escapes all barriers. Life breaks free. Life expands to new territories. Painfully, perhaps even dangerously. But life finds a way." ~Michael Crichton, Jurassic Park
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 11
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β€œInstead of wondering when your next va...

β€œInstead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don't need to escape from.” ― Seth Godin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 23
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"The perfect bureaucrat everywhere is th...

"The perfect bureaucrat everywhere is the man who manages to make no decisions and escape all responsibility." β€” Brooks Atkinson
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Marcus Aurelius - "The object of life is not...

Marcus Aurelius - "The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane."
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β€œThe more sand that has escaped from t...

β€œThe more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.” – Jean-Paul Sartre
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 16
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"Put as much distance between you and the truth as you want. It changes nothing. Pretend ...

"Put as much distance between you and the truth as you want. It changes nothing. Pretend to be everything you are not. Teacher. Husband. Father. But there is one unavoidable truth you will never escape. You cannot change. You will always be...a monster." -Athena, God of War
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 29
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"Those who dream by day are cognizan...

"Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." β€”Edgar Allan Poe
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 23
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We don’t create a fantasy worl...

We don’t create a fantasy world to escape reality, we create it to be able to stay. -Lynda Barry
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Death is the destination we all share, no one has ever...

Death is the destination we all share, no one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be because death is very likely the single best invention of life. Steve Jobs
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 16
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"The past is our definition. We may strive, with good reaso...

"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." - Wendell Berry
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 05
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Opportunity has hair in front, but behind she is bald; if you...

Opportunity has hair in front, but behind she is bald; if you seize her by the forelock, you may hold her, but if suffered to escape, not Jupiter himself can catch her again. ~Latin Proverb~
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 06
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"Every life is, in relation to its underlying aspirations, almost always a failure, even a catast...

"Every life is, in relation to its underlying aspirations, almost always a failure, even a catastrophe. We cannot escape our quota of bleakness and disaster. Not every grim eventuality will strike everyone – but, with dark reliability, many terrible things will happen to us all." - Alaine de Botton
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 04
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β€œYou spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you'll es...

β€œYou spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you'll escape one day, and how awesome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present.” ― John Green
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 11
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I don't want to be a hero, no one really needs one. I just wanna be there...

I don't want to be a hero, no one really needs one. I just wanna be there. There for you when no one else is. There for you to escape. There for you to guide you. I just wanna be there, for you. -Me also known as a cheesy idiot
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 17
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There is no escapeβ€”we p...

There is no escapeβ€”we pay for the violence of our ancestors.― Frank Herbert
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"If you're trying to justify something,...

"If you're trying to justify something, you're trying to escape from something that you don't want to admit to" -Teal Scott
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"I did have a gift and the gift was NOT an inheritance of money, it was the fact tha...

"I did have a gift and the gift was NOT an inheritance of money, it was the fact that my mother [had] this belief in America. I think if it wasn't for her, I was not going to be able to escape what happened in my daily life." - Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks
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"The main motive for nonattachment is a desire to esc...

"The main motive for nonattachment is a desire to escape from the pain of living, and above all from love, which, sexual or non-sexual, is hard work." - George Orwell
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"Curious is the case of human beings. He runs...

"Curious is the case of human beings. He runs towards the world which he can never catch, and runs away from death which he can never escape."
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Three things should be settled in your mind: 1. The...

Three things should be settled in your mind: 1. There is no escape from death. 2. There is no comfort in this world. 3. There is no safety from people's talks.
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β€œHome is not where you are born...

β€œHome is not where you are born; home is where all your attempts to escape cease.” - Naguib Mahfouz
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"We wait to ...

"We wait to escape from the ways we escape."
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"The object of life is not to be on the side...

"The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.” - Marcus Aurelius
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 16
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"Any escape might help to smooth the unattractive tr...

"Any escape might help to smooth the unattractive truth. But the suburbs have no charms to soothe the restless dreams of youth." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Subdivisions)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 20
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"To become a spectator of on...

"To become a spectator of one's own life is to escape the suffering of life." - Oscar Wilde
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"Held within the Pleasure Dome decreed by Kubla Khan. To taste my bitter triumph...

"Held within the Pleasure Dome decreed by Kubla Khan. To taste my bitter triumph, as a mad immortal man. Nevermore shall I return, escape these caves of ice. For I have dined on honeydew, and drunk the milk of Paradise." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Xanadu)
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β€œIf cynicism and love lie at opposite ends of a spectrum...

β€œIf cynicism and love lie at opposite ends of a spectrum, do we not sometimes fall in love in order to escape the debilitating cynicism to which we are prone?” Alain de Botton
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"Even though death feels like a distant notion, it's a...

"Even though death feels like a distant notion, it's always near us. When we become aware of its existance, it's already standing next to us... And we can't escape it."
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"Instead of wondering when your next vac...

"Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need to escape from."​ – Seth Godin
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We travel not to ...

We travel not to escape life but for life not to escape us.
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"Certains moments of happiness can ...

"Certains moments of happiness can escape,but not those that were already chained to the heart" (William Ventura)
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β€œThere are times when the mind is dealt such a blow it hides itself in insanity. W...

β€œThere are times when the mind is dealt such a blow it hides itself in insanity. While this may not seem beneficial, it is. There are times when reality is nothing but pain, and to escape that pain the mind must leave reality behind.” ― Patrick Rothfuss
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"To predict the behavior of ordinary people in advance, you only have t...

"To predict the behavior of ordinary people in advance, you only have to assume that they will always try to escape a disagreeable situation with the smallest possible expenditure of intelligence." β€” Friedrich Nietzsche
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"War is a cowardly e...

"War is a cowardly escape from the problems of peace." β€” Thomas Mann
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β€œWe take these risks not...

β€œWe take these risks not to escape life, but to prevent life from escaping us.”
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 02
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"There are times when the mind is dealt such a blow it hides itself in insanity. W...

"There are times when the mind is dealt such a blow it hides itself in insanity. While this may not seem beneficial, it is. There are times when reality is nothing but pain, and to escape that pain the mind must leave reality behind." β€” Patrick Rothfuss
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 01
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"I find it fascinating that most people plan their vaca...

"I find it fascinating that most people plan their vacations with better care than they plan their lives. Perhaps that is because escape is easier than change." - Jim Rohn
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β€œWe don’t create a fantasy wo...

β€œWe don’t create a fantasy world to escape reality, we create it to be able to stay.” β€”Unknown
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"Home is not where you are bor...

"Home is not where you are born; home is where all your attempts to escape cease." Naguib Mahfouz
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"You've heard of animals chewing off a leg to escape a trap? There's an animal kind...

"You've heard of animals chewing off a leg to escape a trap? There's an animal kind of trick. A human would remain in the trap, endure the pain, feigning death that he might kill the trapper and remove a threat to his kind." -- Reverend Mother Mohiam, Dune
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 17
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Art, entertainment, d...

Art, entertainment, drugs and sex are escapes. Choose healthily. [OC]
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"The funny thing about LONELY people is we keep on fi...

"The funny thing about LONELY people is we keep on finding the chance to escape,to spend more time alone away from everyone else.It's like u were never really alone."
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"The object of life is not to be on the side...

"The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane". - Marcus Aurelius
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"A psychiatrist once said that I gambled in or...

"A psychiatrist once said that I gambled in order to escape the reality of life. I told him that’s why everybody does everything." -Norm Macdonald
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Integrity lives and ...

Integrity lives and dies by the words we let escape us. -Anonymous
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To escape criticism: d...

To escape criticism: do nothing, say nothing, be nothing. - Elbert Hubbard
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 19
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Don't ask questions you don't wa...

Don't ask questions you don't want answers to. β€”Ron Fox, Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 26
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Waves are a narrow glimpse into the true consciousness ...

Waves are a narrow glimpse into the true consciousness of this world. Over, and over, the Ocean's thrill of escape exceeds its own fear of an existence unknown. It persists.
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"Never trust any ruler who puts his faith in tun...

"Never trust any ruler who puts his faith in tunnels and bunkers and escape routes. The chances are that his heart isn't in the job." -Terry Pratchett
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Not many may be willing to die for love the...

Not many may be willing to die for love these days. But you can't escape the fact that millions are dying for lack of it. --John E. Large
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β€œThe object of life is not to be on the side...

β€œThe object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.” - Marcus Aurelius
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"Better that ten guilty perso...

"Better that ten guilty persons escape than that one innocent suffer." -Sir William Blackstone
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Home is not where you ar...

Home is not where you are born; home is where all your attempts to escape cease.
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"And sometimes you just want to ...

"And sometimes you just want to escape reality. Not because you hate people, but because you're tired."
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"There was once a man who was frightened by his...

"There was once a man who was frightened by his own shadow and scared of his own footprints, so he tried to escape them by running away." - Zhuangzi
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"A psychiatrist once said that I gambled in ord...

"A psychiatrist once said that I gambled in order to escape the reality of life. I told him that’s why everybody does everything." - Norm Macdonald
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 07
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"Scientists say a huge asteroid will hit us som...

"Scientists say a huge asteroid will hit us some day, causing massive destruction. Note to self: Start building escape rocket ship." ~ T.E. Mansfield
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 31
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"Death is the destination we all share, no one has ever...

"Death is the destination we all share, no one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be because death is very likely the single best invention of life." - Steve Jobs
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 28
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β€œLife comes at you fast. It hits you and tries to esca...

β€œLife comes at you fast. It hits you and tries to escape and be expressed in any way possible. In a way, it's a lot like...lightning.” ― Chris Colfer, Struck By Lightning
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 17
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"Instead of wondering when your next ...

"Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, you ought to set up a life you don’t need to escape from.” Seth Godin
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