100 Best Escape Quotes

100 Best Escape Quotes

Escape Quotes

Real life is complicated. It is tiring, filled with peaks of excitement, hollows of despair and long valleys of sameness. Someone decides to run away from reality, while someone goes to meet their problems and solves them. Below you can read quotes about the escape. We are sure you will find something interesting for yourself.

 

Quotes About Escaping

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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. – Aristotle

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They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night. – Edgar Allan Poe

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Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history. We, of this Congress and this administration, will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance, or insignificance, can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation. – Abraham Lincoln

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Forget about what you are escaping from. Reserve your anxiety for what you are escaping to. – Michael Chabon

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You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. – Abraham Lincoln

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

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To escape criticism – do nothing, say nothing, be nothing. – Elbert Hubbard

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There is no escaping from ourselves. The human dilemma is as it has always been, and we solve nothing fundamental by cloaking ourselves in technological glory. – Neil Postman

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Every time you think of escaping mentally or physically, grab the book that lies inches away from your heart. – Muna Adnan Naqi

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If I’m free, it’s because I’m always running. – Jimi Hendrix

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No escaping when I start, once I’m in I own your heart. – Adam Lambert

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When the eternal and the human meet, that’s where love is born – not through escaping our humanity or trying to disappear into transcendence, but through finding that place where they come into union. – Adyashanti

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The contradiction is this: man rejects the world as it is, without accepting the necessity of escaping it. In fact, men cling to the world and by far the majority do not want to abandon it. – Albert Camus

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The real test of a bridge player isn’t in keeping out of trouble, but in escaping once he’s in. – Alfred Sheinwold

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The first time that you escape from home or the small town that you live in – there’s a reason a small town is called a small town: It’s because not many people want to live there. – Billie Joe Armstrong

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It is vain for the coward to flee; death follows close behind; it is only by defying it that the brave escape. – Voltaire

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It is more dangerous that even a guilty person should be punished without the forms of law than that he should escape. – Thomas Jefferson

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Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice. – Ayn Rand

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The omnipotence of evil has never resulted in anything but fruitless efforts. Our thoughts always escape from whoever tries to smother them. – Victor Hugo

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It is always fair sailing, when you escape evil. – Sophocles

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Escaping into a film is not like escaping into a book. Books force you to give something back to them, to exercise your intelligence and imagination, where as you can watch a film-and even enjoy it-in a state of mindless passivity. – Paul Auster

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No idea can succeed except at the expense of sacrifice; no one ever escapes without enduring strain from the struggle of life. – Ernest Renan

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Useless pursuits and conversations always about the same things absorb the better part of one’s time, the better part of one’s strength, and in the end there is left a life grovelling and curtailed, worthless and trivial, and there is no escaping or getting away from it – just as though one were in a madhouse or prison. – Anton Chekhov

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You don’t need to know what you’re escaping from to become a fugitive. – Bella Pollen

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To me, music was about being accepted and escaping from this crummy existence. – Billy Corgan

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Getting hurt and narrowly escaping death is sort of a thing for me. – Channing Tatum

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Escape brings not the victory and the crown. – Sri Aurobindo

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We can spend our whole lives escaping from the monsters of our minds. – Pema Chödrön

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No one can escape life’s pain. That’s life. – Pierce Brosnan

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Faces that have charmed us the most escape us the soonest. – Walter Scott

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Love is the missing factor; there is a lack of affection, of warmth in relationship; and because we lack that love, that tenderness, that generosity, that mercy in relationship, we escape into mass action, which produces further confusion, further misery. – Jiddu Krishnamurti

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Hiding places there are innumerable, escape is only one, but possibilities of escape, again, are as many as hiding places. – Franz Kafka

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Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled. – Horace

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When you play against dirty players or very tough players, it’s easy to escape because you know what they’re going to do. But when the player is tough but intelligent, it’s much more difficult. – Pele

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If you should escape the censure of others, hope not to escape your own. – Henry Home

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There’s no escaping fate, it just keeps going. Day and night, the future just keeps coming at you. – Chuck Palahniuk

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A man has only one escape from his old self: to see a different self in the mirror of some woman’s eyes.  -Clare Boothe Luce

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Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It’s a way of understanding it. – Lloyd Alexander

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Drugs are marvelous if you want to escape, but reality is so rich, why escape? – Geraldine Chaplin

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We don’t create a fantasy world to escape reality, we create it to be able to stay. I believe we have always done this, used images to stand and understand what otherwise would be intolerable. – Lynda Barry

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I don’t believe one reads to escape reality. A person reads to confirm a reality he knows is there, but which he has not experienced. – Lawrence Durrell

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Escapism isn’t good or bad in itself. What is important is what you are escaping from and where you are escaping to. – Terry Pratchett

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Think you’re escaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home. – James Joyce

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You can not escape a prison if you do not know you’re in one. – Vernon Howard

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Girls are the best readers in the world. Reading is really a way of kind of escaping so deeply into yourself and pursuing your own thoughts within the construct of a story. – Caitlin Flanagan

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One of the greatest obstacles to escaping poverty is the staggering cost of higher education. – Chris Van Hollen

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Of all escape mechanisms, death is the most efficient. – Henry Ward Beecher

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People have learned to escape Reality very well but too often lose their way back. – Eugene J. Martin

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Imagination should be used, not to escape reality but to create it. – Colin Wilson

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The only way to escape the abyss is to look at it, gauge it, sound it out and descend into it. – Cesare Pavese

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The only way to escape the personal corruption of praise is to go on working. – Albert Einstein

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If you think you’re free, there’s no escape possible. – Ram Dass

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With some people solitariness is an escape not from others but from themselves. For they see in the eyes of others only a reflection of themselves. – Eric Hoffer

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It is only too easy to make suggestions and later try to escape the consequences of what we say. – Jawaharlal Nehru

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There is no escape – we pay for the violence of our ancestors. – Frank Herbert

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I don’t know how prisoners of war are ever heroes unless they escape. – Gore Vidal

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Books don’t offer real escape, but they can stop a mind scratching itself raw. – David Mitchell

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If you escape from people too often, you wind up escaping from yourself. – Marvin Gaye

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We spend more time developing means of escaping our troubles than we do solving the troubles we’re trying to escape from. – David Lloyd

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You cannot find any peace by escaping from human pain and suffering; you have to find peace and harmony right in the midst of human pain. That is the purpose of spiritual life. – Dainin Katagiri

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Singing is a way of escaping. It’s another world. I’m no longer on earth. – Edith Piaf

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The more we wait, the more everything and everyone looks like a grain of sand escaping between our fingers before vanishing into the wind. – Fábio Moon

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You can escape into a character. – John Candy

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Anyone can escape into sleep, we are all geniuses when we dream, the butcher’s the poet’s equal there. = Emil Cioran

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We need musicians! We need them healthy – we need to dance and we need to escape – and none of that is possible when musicians themselves need support. – Finn Wolfhard

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For intelligent people, action often means escape from thought, but it is a reasonable and a wise escape. – Andre Maurois

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The best way to keep a prisoner from escaping is to make sure he never knows he’s in prison. – Fyodor Dostoevsky

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The surest way to escape anxiety and defeat despair is action. Do, don’t dwell. – Michael Josephson

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To men who only aim at escaping felony, nothing short of the prisoner’s dock is disgrace. – George Eliot

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Jesus makes you happy in reality. The world makes you happy escaping from reality. – Jack Hyles

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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. – Jean Cocteau

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All the best stories in the world are but one story in reality – the story of escape. It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times, how to escape. – Walter Bagehot

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The problem with escaping is that we leave behind us, even among those we love, different versions of the truth and everything we couldn’t bring ourselves to say. – Frederick Weisel

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From the time of Adam and Eve, man has tried to escape suffering in any form. – Mother Angelica

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A golf course is for golf. A tennis court is for tennis. A prison camp is for escaping. – Pierre Fresnay

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The past was the past; there was no escaping your beginnings. – Rachel Joyce

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Attachment and aversion are the root cause of karma, and karma originates from infatuation. Karma is the root cause of birth and death, and these are said to be the source of misery. None can escape the effect of their own past karma. – Mahavira

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War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace. – Thomas Mann

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Vipassana is the art of living. Not the art of escaping. – S. N. Goenka

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That’s what art is: escaping everyday normality, which wants to eat you alive. – Stefano Benni

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Death was like love, a romantic escape. – Brigitte Bardot

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There are reasons people seek escape in books, and one of those reasons is that the boundary of what can happen is beyond what we do – or would want to see in real life. – James Patterson

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Man is never always happy, and very often only a brief period of happiness is granted him in this world; so why escape from this dream which cannot last long? – Frederic Chopin

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There is, in our nature, a disposition to indulgence, a secret desire to escape from labor, which, unless hourly combated, will overcome and destroy the best faculties of our minds and paralyze our most useful powers. – Dorothea Dix

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Do you want to live life, or do you want to escape life? – Macklemore

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Imagination allows us to escape the predictable. It enables us to reply to the common wisdom that we cannot soar by saying, ‘Just watch!’ – Bill Bradley

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Maybe I’m too sensitive to the struggle, but I think a lot of people that listen to music are trying to escape. – Rakim

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Art is a way to express yourself and through that you can escape a bad situation. – Russell Simmons

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When you read a great book, you don’t escape from life, you plunge deeper into it. – Julian Barnes

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Many have puzzled themselves about the origin of evil. I am content to observe that there is evil, and that there is a way to escape from it, and with this I begin and end. – John Newton

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To escape and sit quietly on the beach – that’s my idea of paradise. – Emilia Wickstead

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Every life is narrow. Our only escape is not to run away, but to learn to love the people we are and the world in which we find ourselves. – Mark Haddon

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That’s one of the good things about being recognizable – if you need a quick escape, the cabbies will take care of you. – David Hasselhoff

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Reading serves as a good escape when you’re in the middle of doing crazy things. – Carly Rae Jepsen

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No woman needs intercourse; few women escape it. – Andrea Dworkin

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Life’s harsh. You can’t escape what you are and what you project. – Nathan Phillips

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A horse is the projection of peoples’ dreams about themselves – strong, powerful, beautiful – and it has the capability of giving us escape from our mundane existence. – Pam Brown

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The greatest luxury of riches is that they enable you to escape so much good advice. – Arthur Helps

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We can escape the commonplace only by manipulating it, controlling it, thrusting it into our dreams or surrendering it to the free play of our subjectivity. – Raoul Vaneigem

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It’s a nice challenge to escape your reality. I think that’s why actors do what we do. We like to play other people. It’s therapeutic. – Stella Maeve



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