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It was a great escape for me and it was a way to take a break from what was going on in my own world, to go into another world.
Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape.Source: Feminism Is for Everybody (2014)
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-19700
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.
French writer 1889-19630
Man seeks to escape himself in myth, and does so by any means at his disposal. Drugs, alcohol, or lies. Unable to withdraw into himself, he disguises himself. Lies and inaccuracy give him a few moments of comfort.
Music is the reason I'm doing movies; I do credit that. But acting is an escape route for me.
English writer and poet 1819-18800
No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
American theoretical physicist and professor of physics 1904-19670
No man should escape our universities without knowing how little he knows.
Austrian psychiatrist 1856-19390
No one who has seen a baby sinking back satiated from the breast and falling asleep with flushed cheeks and a blissful smile can escape the reflection that this picture persists as a prototype of the expression of sexual satisfaction in later life.
American radical feminist and writer 1946-20050
No woman needs intercourse; few women escape it.
American radical feminist author 1929-20090
Nothing is ever simple. What do you do when you discover you like parts of the role you're trying to escape?
Russian writer 1890-19600
Oh, how one wishes sometimes to escape from the meaningless dullness of human eloquence, from all those sublime phrases, to take refuge in nature, apparently so inarticulate, or in the wordlessness of long grinding labor, of sound sleep, of true music, or of a human understanding, rendered speechless by emotion!Source: Doctor Zhivago
Roman poet 65-8 BC0
Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.
German - American physicist 1879-19550
One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires.
Persian poet 1207-12730
Pilgrimage to the place of the wise is to find escape from the flame of separateness.
American poet 1830-18860
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 we have personality and emotion know what it means to want to escape from these things.