Quotes 16 till 30 of 120.
English writer 1894-19630
Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying.
Being a posh actor in England you cannot escape the class-typing from whatever side you look at it.
Books don't offer real escape, but they can stop a mind scratching itself raw.Source: Wolkenatlas (2008) 357
Bound as our lives are to the tyranny of time, it is through what we know of history that we are delivered from our bonds and escape - into time.
Comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair; a narrow escape into faith.
William S. Burroughs
American writer and artist 1914-19970
Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape.
Alexis de Tocqueville
French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-18590
Despotism may govern without faith, but liberty cannot. How is it possible that society should escape destruction if the moral tie is not strengthened in proportion as the political tie is relaxed? And what can be done with a people who are their own masters if they are not submissive to the Deity?
Even top caliber hospitals cannot escape medical mistakes that sometimes result in irreparable damage to patients.
Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-19820
Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice.
English writer 1709-17840
Every other author may aspire to praise; the lexicographer can only hope to escape reproach, and even this negative recompense has been yet granted to very few.
Alfred A. Montapert
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.
Sir Walter Scott
British writer and poet 1771-18320
Faces that have charmed us the most escape us the soonest.
British diplomat, poet 1664-17210
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.
American statesman 1809-18650
Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history.
For me, a stay at the Uma Paro with Pilates every morning is a perfect escape.