Quotes by escape

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  • Howard Nemerov
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    The only way out is the way through, just as you cannot escape from death except by dying. Being unable to write, you must examine in writing this being unable, which becomes for the present - henceforth? - the subject to which you are condemned.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    The only way to escape the personal corruption of praise is to go on working.
  • Brooks Atkinson
    Brooks Atkinson
    American theatre critic 1894-1984
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    The perfect bureaucrat everywhere is the man who manages to make no decisions and escape all responsibility.
    Source: Once Around the Sun (1951)
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    The Prodigal Son at least walked home on his own feet. But who can duly adore that Love which will open the high gates to a prodigal who is brought in kicking, struggling, resentful, and darting his eyes in every direction for a chance of escape?
    Source: Surprised by Joy (1955)
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    The return of my birthday, if I remember it, fills me with thoughts which it seems to be the general care of humanity to escape.
  • Alice James
    Alice James
    American diarist 1848-1892
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    The success or failure of a life, as far as posterity goes, seems to lie in the more or less luck of seizing the right moment of escape.
  • Baltasar Kormakur
    Baltasar Kormakur
    Icelandic actor, theater and film director 1966-
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    The winters are too long, and there's only one airline, so it's difficult to escape when you feel frustrated or claustrophobic. The audience for our films isn't very large, so it's difficult to support an industry. But, Iceland is beautiful. Sometimes it's hard to imagine living anywhere else.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    The world is never quiet, even its silence eternally resounds with the same notes, in vibrations which escape our ears. As for those that we perceive, they carry sounds to us, occasionally a chord, never a melody.
  • Stephen Hawking
    Stephen Hawking
    English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director 1942-2018
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    There are no black holes in the sense of regimes from which light can't escape to infinity.
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo
    Benjamin N. Cardozo
    American lawyer and jurist 1870-1938
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    There is in each of us a stream of tendency, whether you choose to call it philosophy or not, which gives coherence and direction to thought and action. Judges cannot escape that current any more than other mortals.
  • Edgar Allen Poe
    Edgar Allen Poe
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    They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    To become a spectator of one's own life is to escape the suffering of life.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true that the suicide braves death, he does it not for some noble object but to escape some ill.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    We all try to escape pain and death, while we seek what is pleasant.
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