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

escape quote by Horace

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"A house means a family house, a place specially meant for putting children and men in so as to restrict their waywardness and distract them from the longing for adventure and escape they've had since time began."

escape quote by Anonymous

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"[But Martha Stewart is no Steve Madden.] Teenagers ran into the store and bought a clunky [Steve Madden] shoe but they didn't know who the hell he was, ... For Martha, it's personal and she designed it that way. She was on TV, she was on the ads, and she was on the recipes. She can't escape that and the whole company can't escape that."

escape quote by Howard Davidowitz

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"A person in danger should not try to escape at one stroke. He should first calmly hold his own, then be satisfied with small gains, which will come by creative adaptations."

escape quote by I Ching

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"A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it."

escape quote by Anonymous

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"The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it."

escape quote by Alan Saporta

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"The final test of religious faith is whether it will enable men to endure insecurity without complacency or despair, whether it can so interpret the ancient verities that they will not become mere escape hatches from responsibilities but instruments of insights into what civilization means."

escape quote by Reinhold Niebuhr

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"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."

escape quote by George Orwell

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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."

escape quote by Samuel Johnson

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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."

escape quote by Albert Camus

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"Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night."

escape quote by Edgar Allan Poe

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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."

escape quote by Eric Hoffer

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"I really wanted to die at certain periods in my life. Death was like love, a romantic escape. I took pills because I didn't want to throw myself off my balcony and know people would photograph me lying dead below."

escape quote by Brigitte Bardot

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"It is better that ten guilty escape than one innocent suffer."

escape quote by William Blackstone

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"one of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science isescape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopelessdreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. Afinely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into theworld of objective perception and thought."

escape quote by Anonymous

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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."

escape quote by John Newton

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"If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow."

escape quote by Chinese Proverb

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"I would define a book as a work of magic whence escape, all kinds of images to trouble the souls and change the hearts of men"

escape quote by Anatole France

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"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."

escape quote by Alfred A. Montapert

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"Anyone can escape into sleep, we are all geniuses when we dream, the butcher's the poet's equal there."

escape quote by E. M. Cioran

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"As memory may be a paradise from which we cannot be driven, it may also be a hell from which we cannot escape."

escape quote by John Lancaster Spalding

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"Anyone who has a child today should train him to be either a physicist or a ballet dancer. Then he'll escape."

escape quote by Wystan Hugh Auden

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"If you chase two rabbits, both will escape."

escape quote by Anonymous

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"Man is never honestly the fatalist, nor even the stoic. He fights his fate, often desperately. He is forever entering bold exceptions to the rulings of the bench of gods. This fighting, no doubt, makes for human progress, for it favors the strong and the brave. It also makes for beauty, for lesser men try to escape from a hopeless and intolerable world by creating a more lovely one of their own."

escape quote by H.L. Mencken

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"...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. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought."

escape quote by Albert Einstein

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"A child can escape the shadows."

escape quote by Steve Largent

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"A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it"

escape quote by Alexis de Tocqueville

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"A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart, his next to escape the censures of the world."

escape quote by English Proverb

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"A poet is an unhappy being whose heart it torn by secret sufferings, but whose lips are so strangely formed that when the sighs and the cries escape them, they sound like beautiful music... and then people crowd about the poet and say to him: 'Sing for us soon again;' that is as much as to say. 'May new sufferings torment your soul.'"

escape quote by Soren Kierkegaard

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"All the best stories 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."

escape quote by A. C. Benson

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"An Atheist believes that a hospital should be built instead of a church. An atheist believes that deed must be done instead of prayer said. An atheist strives for involvement in life and not escape into death. He wants disease conquered, poverty vanished, war eliminated."

escape quote by Madalyn Murray O'Hair

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"Anyone who has passed though the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not made a fool by it, may consider himself as having had a very narrow escape."

escape quote by William Hazlitt

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"Art is merely the refuge which the ingenious have invented, when they were supplied with food and women, to escape the tediousness of life."

escape quote by W. Somerset Maugham

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"Be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shalt not escape calumny. Get thee to a nunnery, go."

escape quote by William Shakespeare

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"Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying."

escape quote by Langston Hughes

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"Dreams, ideas, and plans not only are an escape, they give me purpose, a reason to hang on."

escape quote by Steven Patrick Callahan

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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."

escape quote by Ayn Rand

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"Everybody past a certain age, regardless of how they look on the outside, pretty much constantly dreams of being able to escape from their lives."

escape quote by Doug Coupland

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"I intentionally aided them by being there and blocking an avenue of escape for the victims."

escape quote by Robert Iler

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"I think I may have become an actor to hide from myself. You can escape into a character."

escape quote by John Candy

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"If the desire to kill and the opportunity to kill always came together, who would escape hanging?"

escape quote by Mark Twain

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"If you think you're free, there's no escape possible."

escape quote by Ram Dass

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"Independence is the recognition of the fact that yours is the responsibility of judgment and nothing can help you escape it."

escape quote by Ayn Rand

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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."

escape quote by Thomas Jefferson

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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."

escape quote by Voltaire

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"It seems to me that it is these extremists who are advocating a soft approach. Their oversimplifications and their baseless generalizations reflect the softness of those who cannot bear to face the burdens of a continuing struggle against a powerful and resourceful enemy. A truly tough approach, in my judgment, is one which accepts the challenge of communism with the courage and determination to meet it with every instrumentality of foreign policypolitical and economic as well as military, and with the willingness to see the struggle through as far into the future as may be necessary. Those who seek to meet the challengeor, in reality, to evade itby bold adventures abroad and witch hunts at home are the real devotees of softnessthe softness of seeking escape from painful realities by resort to illusory panaceas."

escape quote by J. William Fulbright

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"Language is the friendliest of the things from which we cannot escape."

escape quote by Mason Cooley

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"Look beneath the surface; let not the several quality of a thing nor its worth escape thee"

escape quote by Marcus Aurelius

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"Look beneath the surface let not the several quality of a thing nor its worth escape thee."

escape quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

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"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."

escape quote by Bertrand Russell

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"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"

escape quote by Bertrand Russell

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"No evil dooms us hopelessly, except the evil we love, and desire to continue in and make no effort to escape from."

escape quote by George Eliot

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"No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from."

escape quote by George Eliot

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"Of all escape mechanisms, death is the most efficient."

escape quote by Henry Ward Beecher

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"One watches them on the seashore, all the people, and there is something pathetic, almost wistful in them, as if they wished their lives did not add up to this scaly nullity of possession, but as if they could not escape. It is a dragon that has devoured us all: these obscene, scaly houses, this insatiable struggle and desire to possess, to possess always and in spite of everything, this need to be an owner, lest one be owned. It is too hideous and nauseating. Owners and owned, they are like the two sides of a ghastly disease. One feels a sort of madness come over one, as if the world had become hell. But it is only superimposed: it is only a temporary disease. It can be cleaned away."

escape quote by D. H. Lawrence

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"People who claim that sentencing a murderer to life without the possibility of parole protects society just as well as the death penalty ignore three things: (1) life without the possibility of parole does not mean life without the possibility of escape or (2) life without the possibility of killing while in prison or (3) life without the possibility of a liberal governor being elected and issuing a pardon."

escape quote by Thomas Sowell

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"Please write again soon. Though my own life is filled with activity, letters encourage momentary escape into others lives and I come back to my own with greater contentment."

escape quote by Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey

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"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 who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these thi"

escape quote by 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 who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these thi

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"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."

escape quote by Emily Dickinson

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"Poverty must not be a bar to learning and learning must offer an escape from poverty."

escape quote by Lyndon B. Johnson

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"Rather do what is nothing in the purpose than to be idle, that the devil may find thee doing. The bird that sits is easily shot when the fliers escape the fowler. Idleness is the Dead Sea that swallows all the virtues, and is the self-made sepulcher of a living man."

escape quote by Francis Quarles

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"Tell me where I can escape death: discover for me the country, show me the men to whom I must go, whom death does not visit. Discover to me a charm against death. If I have not one, what do you wish me to do? I cannot escape from death, but shall I die lamenting and trembling? . . . Therefore if I am able to change externals according to my wish, I change them: but if I cannot, I am ready to tear the eyes out of him who hinders me."

escape quote by Epictetus

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"That it is better 100 guilty Persons should escape than that one innocent Person should suffer, is a Maxim that has been long and generally approved."

escape quote by Benjamin Franklin

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"The family-that dear octopus from whese tentacles we never quite escape nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to."

escape quote by Dodie Smith

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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."

escape quote by Victor Hugo

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"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane."

escape quote by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

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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."

escape quote by Howard Nemerov

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"The perfect bureaucrat everywhere is the man who manages to make no decisions and escape all responsibility."

escape quote by Brooks Atkinson

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"The president cannot escape from his office"

escape quote by Dwight Eisenhower

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"There is no escape - we pay for the violence of our ancestors."

escape quote by Frank Herbert

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"This--this was what made life a moment of quiet, the water falling in the fountain, the girl's voice...a moment of captured beauty. He who is truly wise will never permit such moments to escape."

escape quote by Roger Bannister

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"Those who marry to escape something usually find something else."

escape quote by Claire Huchet Bishop

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"Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things that escape those who dream only at night."

escape quote by Edgar Allan Poe

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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."

escape quote by Aristotle

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"We cannot escape fear. We can only transform it into a companion that accompanies us on all our exciting adventures."

escape quote by Susan Jeffers

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"We feel free when we escape -- even if it be but from the frying pan to the fire."

escape quote by Eric Hoffer

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"We feel free when we escape - even if it be but from the frying pan to the fire."

escape quote by Eric Hoffer

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"What a curious picture it is to find man, homo sapiens, of divine origin, we are told, seriously considering going underground to escape the consequences of his own folly. With a little wisdom and foresight, surely it is not yet necessary to forsake life in the fresh air and in the warmth of the sunlight. What a paradox if our own cleverness in science should force us to live underground with the moles."

escape quote by J. William Fulbright

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"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."

escape quote by Jiddu Krishnamurti

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"You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you. You cannot escape the results of your thoughts."

escape quote by Author Unknown

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"You can never change the scenery that surrounds you. You can run from the fists that pound you, but you cannot escape your feelings. I've crawled every sewer from here to there and I've never done it. And I burn silently."

escape quote by Henry Rollins

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"You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today."

escape quote by Abraham Lincoln

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"Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life"

escape quote by Jiddu Krishnamurti

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"There is only one way left to escape the alienation of present day society: to retreat ahead of it."

escape quote by Roland Barthes

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"''Violence' vs. Passivism: Last Century's 'Underground Railroad' illegally helped human slaves escape from bondage. They recognized the laws that legalized slavery were morally wrong and should not be legitimized with compliance. They risked their own freedom by violating the property rights of slave owners and leading slaves to freedom. Today, the Animal Liberation Front (ALF) risk their freedom to liberate innocent animals that are immorally abused/injured/murdered by actions that violate the property rights of animal abusers. Animals are covertly removed from danger and placed in foster care facilities. Torturing equipment like stereotaxic devices/decapitators/restraining devices, etc. are damaged or destroyed to prevent their further use. No human or non-human animal is ever harmed in any way.'"

escape quote by St. Louis Animal Rights Team

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"It was at a particular moment in the history of my own rages that I saw the Western world conditioned by the images of Marx, Darwin and Freud; and Marx, Darwin and Freud are the three most crashing bores of the Western world. The simplistic popularization of their ideas has thrust our world into a mental straitjacket from which we can only escape by the most anarchic violence."

escape quote by William Golding

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"When so much mistreatment of animals continues, when the cries of thirsty beasts from our railway cars die out unheard, when so much brutality prevails in our slaughterhouses, when animals meet a painful death in our kitchens, when animals suffer incredibly from merciless men and are turned over to the cruel play of children, WE ALL BEAR THE GUILT FOR IT. We are afraid of shocking people if we let it be noticed how much we are moved by the suffering man brings to animals. We think that others may have become more 'rational' than we, and may accept as customary and as a matter of course the things we have gotten excited about. Once in a while, however, a word suddenly slips out which shows that even they have not yet become reconciled to this suffering. Now they come very close to us though they were formerly strangers. The masks with which we were deceiving each other fall off. Now we learn from each other that no one is able to escape the grip of the cruelty that flourishes ceaselessly around us.'"

escape quote by Anonymous

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"The most important tactic in an argument, next to being right, is to leave an escape hatch for your opponent, so that he can gracefully swing over to your side without an embarrassing loss of face."

escape quote by Sydney J. Harris

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"Look you, Doubloon, your zodiac here is the life of man in one round chapter. To begin: there's Aries, or the Ram -- lecherous dog, he begets us; then, Taurus, or the Bull -- he bumps us the first thing; then Gemini, or the Twins -- that is, Virtue and Vice; we try to reach Virtue, when lo! comes Cancer the Crab, and drags us back; and here, going from Virtue, Leo, a roaring Lion, lies in the path -- he gives a few fierce bites and surly dabs with his paw; we escape, and hail Virgo, the virgin! that's our first love; we marry and think to be happy for aye, when pop comes Libra, or the Scales -- happiness weighed and found wanting; and while we are very sad about that, Lord! how we suddenly jump, as Scorpio, or the Scorpion, stings us in rear; we are curing the wound, when come the arrows all round; Sagittarius, or the Archer, is amusing himself. As we pluck out the shafts, stand aside! here's the battering-ram, Capricornus, or the Goat; full tilt, he comes rushing, and headlong we are tossed; when Aquarius, or the Waterbearer, pours out his whole deluge and drowns us; and, to wind up, with Pisces, or the Fishes, we sleep."

escape quote by Herman Melville

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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. The first thought is this: fear. I cannot write because I am afraid. Of what?"

escape quote by Howard Nemerov

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"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."

escape quote by Sigmund Freud

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"Censure is willingly indulged, because it always implies some superiority: men please themselves with imagining that they have made a deeper search, or wider survey than others, and detected faults and follies which escape vulgar observation."

escape quote by Samuel Johnson

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"A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart, and his next to escape the censures of the world."

escape quote by Joseph Addison

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"If the barricades went up in our streets and the poor became masters, I think the priests would escape, I fear the gentlemen would; but I believe the gutters would simply be running with the blood of philanthropists."

escape quote by G. K. Chesterton

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"Talk ought always to run obliquely, not nose to nose with no chance of mental escape."

escape quote by Frank Moore Colby

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"All the lies and evasions by which man has nourished himself -- civilization, in a word is the fruits of the creative artist. It is the creative nature of man which has refused to let him lapse back into that unconscious unity with life which characterizes the animal world from which he made his escape."

escape quote by Henry Miller

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"I shall not wholly die, and a great part of me will escape the grave."

escape quote by Horace

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"Small debts are like small gun shot; they are rattling around us on all sides and one can scarcely escape being wounded. Large debts are like canons, they produce a loud noise, but are of little danger."

escape quote by Samuel Johnson

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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."

escape quote by Cesare Pavese

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"Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape."

escape quote by William S. Burroughs

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"Only your soul and your body do not lie each other, even though you are living in the world of the lies. Do not wear the lie, but bear it with the courage. You cannot escape from that."

escape quote by Ehsan Sehgal

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"To try is such energy that encourages you not to escape from your determination, you reach or not for your purpose, but surely you learn the great vision, and it is the experience."

escape quote by Ehsan Sehgal

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"I always try all things to escape from a sorry. It is my confidence whether I am in the room or walking in an open sky. It proves that I am: I am, nothing to compare with others."

escape quote by Ehsan Sehgal

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"Your patience is the place, and the dress of your wisdom. If you escape from your patience, you also escape from your wisdom. You are the loser."

escape quote by Ehsan Sehgal

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"Being silent does not mean you are the right or a wise if you do not prove that, otherwise it is also the escape from the reality."

escape quote by Ehsan Sehgal

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"East or West, South or North, everywhere the woman is the circle of your life, and even is the promised gift of the heaven, you cannot escape from that."

escape quote by Ehsan Sehgal

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"If the human takes a notice of his beautiful or ugly illusions, he can save himself from the penalty of the timely sense of self-deception, but not only can escape, also could get lessons. Cognition of physical, spiritual, and intellectual, is also the conscious and the unconscious security buffer."

escape quote by Ehsan Sehgal

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"The Idea is not to do good because we want to make heaven or not to do bad because we want to escape hell.The Idea is to have a heart that naturally wants to do good"

escape quote by Mich-Seth Riches

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"I come to you when I want to. I pierce blades in your lips, arrows in your chest, red hot pins in your nostrils or acid in your genitals. I either take you painfully or silently. I am the escape from everything. I call myself death."

escape quote by Awsaaf Ali

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" Some counsel the faint Hearted not to fall in Love but rather stand in it, to aid an escape when all said and done. But I say fall deep in Love never losing your feet when swept off it. - Kofi Asokwa-Nkansah"

escape quote by Kofi Asokwa-Nkansah

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