Quotation Explorer - 'Escape'

Every attempt to fix eternity is an escape from reality. I will be plaguing my days with moments and minutes. For ever is too far! - Rossana Condoleo
Wherever you feel death, feel it. Don’t escape. Death is beautiful; death is the greatest mystery, more mysterious than life. Through life you can gain the world, the futile world- meaningless, worthless. Through death you can gain the eternal. Death is the door. - Osho
Escape.. escape.. escape by God. Never mind hunger pains, discomfort, or any other agony. Let escape become your passion, your one and only obsession until you finally reach home. - Richard Pape
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 things. - T. S. Eliot
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. - Alfred A. Montapert
After I see a painting, I go into a room, I close my eyes and I slowly escape into the beauty of the painting. I reflect on the painting, the nuances of the artwork, it's theme, mood and highlights -until the magic of the painting flashes before me. - Srinidhi.R
I walked in the dark forest at night...I couldn't see much further in the dark ,I heard the sound of the past, ..Memories Went back clear to me and Fear started hunting me, ..No Way To Escape , No Way To Stand Still... - Hamza wolf
To become a spectator of one's own life is to escape the suffering of life. - Oscar Wilde
Don’t set a goal to avoid pain or escape suffering; set a goal to live in joy and bliss to make this world joyful and blissful. - Debasish Mridha
Escape from the cage of beliefs Spread the wings of love, Now fly in your sky of imagination. - Debasish Mridha
I ask myself every day am I an Adult?What is an Adult? To me an Adult is someone who can see the world for what it really is.And instead of giving up and trying to escape reality at every moment they can, they choose to continue on and use what is around them to help them succeed. - Michael Mano
It is as difficult for most poor people to truly believe that they could someday escape poverty as it is for most wealthy people to truly believe that their wealth could someday escape them. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Sleeping is the most common attempt to temporarily escape reality. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
So I believe in the redeeming power of stories, I believe that stories are incredibly important, possibly in ways we don't understand, in allowing us to make sense of our lives, in allowing us to escape our lives, in giving us empathy and in creating the world that we live in. - Neil Gaiman
Discover the fulfillment of intimate relationships with flesh-and-blood neighbors and teammates in concrete place and time, and we escape the pressure of mainstream media to channel intimacy only as virtual embrace. - Jose Panate-Aceves and John Hayes
A man whose life has been dishonourable is not entitled to escape disgrace in death. - Lucius Accius
Do not read books to escape reality. Read them to understand the reality you live in. - Eric Freh
I can't escape reality but my mind can twist it for me. Therefore, mind can manipulate things. - Aser Alas Jr.
If you chase two rabbits, both will escape. - Anonymous
Writers don't just create pages in a novel, but depth to worlds that become a safe haven for those who wish to escape the reality of their own. - T.J. Mihaila
If we lose freedom here, there is no place to escape to. This is the last stand on earth. - Ronald Reagan
Fantasy isn't about escape; it's a survival mechanism. It's a way to deal with things that are so much bigger than you are. So I think fantasy is special, something to be cherished and protected because it's a very fragile thing and without it, we're so defenseless, we're paralyzed. - The Martian Child David Gerrold
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. - Abraham Lincoln
If someone hurts you, he is hurting himself. He may not be able to escape that hurt in his lifetime. - Debasish Mridha
People won't see Imagination in something that doesn't relate to their experience because of their own mental limitations. I want people to escape the expected and ordinary, to escape the regular expectations of a story, and truly step into a different world of literature. - Lionel Suggs
The longing for a man, as you know, is a grand escape. It can arch your mental process to extremes so that, like a gymnast or a ballerina, you’re contorted to such outrageous limits I’m speaking of passion that nothing else matters. I wanted this. I desired diversion. - Vicki Covington
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 emotion know what it means to want to escape from these. - T.S. Eliot
You cannot escape God's call on your life. He will pursue you to the ends of the earth! - Jim George
Human life is a series of mistakes justified by reason; there is no escape from it since the reason is the first mistake born out of a process subsequently understood as the very life by the very reason! - Thiruman Archunan
War is a cowardly escape from the problems of peace. - Thomas Mann
And afterwards, if you had asked any of the survivors how they had managed it, they would not have been able to tell you. It was as if those days in the forest, the escape to the city, had passed in a trance. The mind creates an alternative state. - Aminatta Forna
We love books because they are the greatest escape. That is because our own minds eye is the purest form of virtual reality. - M.R. Mathias
I intend all my characters must escape from impossible situations; if they are not in trouble, then as a writer, I am. - Cleveland W. Gibson
Centrally planned economies are upended by out of control population. Their escape valve is eugenics. - A.E. Samaan
The past is our definition. We may strive with good reason to escape it or to escape what is bad in it but we will escape it only by adding something better to it. - Wendell Berry
There is love in me the likes of which you've never seen. There is rage in me the likes of which should never escape. If I am not satisfied int he one, I will indulge the other. - Mary Shelley
There is an inmost center in us all, where truth abides in fullness;....and, to know, rather consists in opening out a way where the imprisoned splendor may escape, then in effecting entry for a light supposed to be without. - Robert Browning
Imagination should be used, not to escape reality but to create it. - Colin Wilson
Whatever has befallen you was not meant to escape you, and whatever has escaped you was not meant to befall you. - عائض القرني
We can't escape the need to loveNorCan we resist the longing to be loved - Richard Homawoo
Timmy, who made a daring escape, also made a mistake of paying the taxi driver with a check made out of toilet paper. - Janet Frame
Do you know what pains me the mostabout you? Do you?Having all of thatbottled up insideof your soulall of those dark secretsthat you will notlet escape your heart.Love is the only thing that will heal you. Let me LOVE you. Please. - Zuky rose Leigh
Even the moon cannot escape your intoxicating charms... - Virginia Alison
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.
I do not think one can assess a writer’s motives without knowing something of his early development. His subject matter will be determined by the age he lives in ... but before he ever begins to write he will have acquired an emotional attitude from which he will never completely escape. - George Orwell
This will sound strange, and yet I'm sure it was the point: it was a bit like being high. That, for me, anyway, had always been the attraction of drugs, to stop the brutal round of hypercritical thinking, to escape the ravages of an unoccupied mind cannibalizing itself. - Norah Vincent
Let the love not escape from within. - Suchet chaturvedi
Fantasies are the escape that every prisoner of the soul indulges in. - Manoj Vaz
I don't write to escape reality, but to show others how to better embrace it. ~ KAL - Keturah Lamb
Anywhere we go, we will have our self with us; we cannot escape ourselves. - Thich Nhat Hanh
I love books. I love that moment when you can open one and sink into it. You can escape from the world, into a story that's way more interesting than yours will ever be. - Elizabeth Scott
I could not escape a feeling that this was my own funeral, and you do not cry in that case. - John Knowles
real life nightmares kills me as an old man trying to escape from bad guilty memories who basically lives in the present. - Sil Vereecken
The perfect bureaucrat everywhere is the man who manages to make no decisions and escape all responsibility. - Brooks Atkinson
I can escape to the blissful realms between the pages of books. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Only through action, through living, can we escape from the prison of thought and language. - Marty Rubin
How dismal it is to see present day Americans yearning for the very orthodoxy that their country was founded to escape. - Christopher Hitchens
Often religious education teaches us to conform and creates a psychological prison which is difficult to escape. - Debasish Mridha
It is more dangerous that even a guilty person should be punished without the forms of law than that he should escape. - Thomas Jefferson
Life is all about being in the labyrinth just to seek happiness but the only way to escape it is to stop and wait what's next in this line - Bianca Agoncillo
Sometimes, some of you speak about god, and I mistake him for an abusive lover you're trying to escape. - Darnell Lamont Walker
When I escape from my cage of conformity, I grow wings to fly in search of truth and beauty. - Debasish Mridha
You can't escape the existential suffering of life as long as you are living. So get used to it. - Debasish Mridha
Too often fantasy is not a rich elaboration of life designed to enhance our existence, rather it is our pell-mell escape from life with the intent of exiting this existence. And the most imaginative fantasy of all is to somehow think that I can do that in the first place. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I will take away your means of escape. - Natsuki Takaya
Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape. - William S. Burroughs
You can fall in love but can't escape love alive. - Debasish Mridha
Depression is a prison. For some it is easy and short, for others it is difficult and long. For some the days go by easier than most and for others the days are eternity. But it is your choice to try and escape. - C. Shultz
In our quest to know life, we have only succeeded in going farther away from our self! Fortunately, to come back home, only one way exists - BEING IN THE NOW!While there are numerous ways to escape life, fortunately, only one way to lead it - BEING IN THE NOW! - Ramana Pemmaraju
I am living in hell from one day to the next. But there is nothing I can do to escape. I don't know where I would go if I did. I feel utterly powerless, and that feeling is my prision. I entered of my own free will, I locked the door, and I threw away the key. - Haruki Murakami
All I can do is read a book to stay awake, and it rips my life away, but it's a great escape. - Blind Melon
If the desire to kill and the opportunity to kill always came together, who would escape hanging? - Mark Twain
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
An extrovert looks at a stack of books and sees a stack of papers, while an introvert looks at the same stack and sees a soothing source of escape. - Eric Samuel Timm
The nostalgia of a moment's love can be an illusionary precipice from which we fall from truth; in heartbreak, what we escape to in the past is what tortures us in the present. - Mike Norton
Death cannot be struggled against, brother. It ever arrives, defiant of every hiding place, of every frantic attempt to escape. Death is every mortal's shadow, his true shadow, and time is its servant, spinning that shadow slowly round, until what stretched before one now stretched before him. - Steven Erikson
Inside, I screamed for help but the words knew better than to escape my lips. - Brima Lamin & Chantale Wesley-Lamin, The Walk - Memoir of a Liberian Civil War Survivor, 2016
When things get unbearable, I wrap myself into a tight ball and shut my eyes. Every muscle in my body is tense. I open my eyes and I'm still where I was when I closed them to escape. Nothing's changed. - Elizabeth Wurtzel
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. - Krishnamurti
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. - Francis Quarles
A baby is born like a bird ready to soar from the mother’s lap. The nets of societal rules and regulations puts him in a cage from which he can never escape to create his own new world. - Debasish Mridha
The efforts which we make to escape from our destiny only serve to lead us into it - Ralph Waldo Emerson
How can I escape a cage build by man? - PureDragonWolf
Great art is an escape from the agony of why. - Robert A. Kearse
Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It's a way of understanding it. - Lloyd Alexander
Ignorance is a sickness every person should avoid.. as once you are infected by it.. it becomes a morbid rotation that sometimes can be hard to escape from. - Manos Abou Chabke
It is wrong and immoral to seek to escape the consequences of one's acts. - Mahatma Gandhi
Even if you are a woman who achieves the ultimate and becomes like a man, you will still always be like a woman. And as long as womanhood is thought of as something to escape from, something less than manhood, you will be thought less of, too. - Ariel Levy
But give thanks, at least, that you still have Frost's poems; and when you feel the need of solitude, retreat to the companionship of moon, water, hills and trees. Retreat, he reminds us, should not be confused with escape. And take these poems along for good luck! - Robert Graves
The more you can escape from how horrible things really are, the less it's going to bother you...and then, the worse things get. - Frank Zappa
Pleasure, ecstasy, they cannot seem to bear: their escape from it is in violence, in drinking and fighting and apparently inescapable----And so why should not their religion drive them to crucifixion of themselves and one another? he thinks. - William Faulkner
There is no escape - we pay for the violence of our ancestors. - Frank Herbert
Reality depresses me. I need to find fantasy worlds and escape in them. - Noel Fielding
Melancholy is an escape not from reality, but unreality of the world. - Raheel Farooq
I write to escape. I haven't managed it yet, but I'm working on it - William Meikle
Regardless of your faith, you can never escape uncertainty. - Shannon L. Alder
Don't let a cruel word escape your mouth. There's no greater sin than breaking a heart. - Kamand Kojouri
Bureaucracy develops the more perfectly, the more it is 'dehumanized', the more completely it succeeds in eliminating from business love, hatred, and all purely personal, irrational, and emotional elements which escape calculation. - Max Weber
We need sometimes to escape into open solitudes, into aimlessness, into the moral holiday of running some pure hazard in order to sharpen the edge of life, to taste hardship, and to be compelled to work desperately for a moment at no matter what. - George Santayana
To be a god can ultimately become boring and degrading. There'd be reason enough for the invention of free will! A god might wish to escape into sleep and be alive only in the unconscious projections of his dream-creatures. - Frank Herbert
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. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
A well-informed mind is the best security against the contagion of folly and of vice. The vacant mind is ever on the watch for relief, and ready to plunge into error, to escape from the languor of idleness. - Ann Radcliffe
Addiction is the primary way people escape the modern world. Unfortunately, it is destroying the modern world. - Christyl Rivers
Do you know what you get when you try to escape? When you drive for miles in a deserted city or swim for hours in a shoreless sea? You get yourself. - Kamand Kojouri
People read books to escape the uncertainties of life. - Barbara Kingsolver
We feel free when we escape - even if it be but from the frying pan to the fire. - Eric Hoffer
If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow. - Chinese Proverb
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
I held my breath tightly against the shivers coursing through my body. Darkness ate away the edges of my vision and numbness stole away my fingers. I kept holding though. Watching the last bubble of precious air escape my lips. Then it became all black. But I never let go. - Hubert Martin
Eugenics has always been the escape valve of single payer socialized medicine. Havelock Ellis was writing about them as one and the same prior to the fin-de-siecle. Culling out of control population growth and the economic drain of the incurably sick has always been a part of socialized medicine. - A.E. Samaan
Doing comedy for a living is, in a lot of ways, like a pony and a camel trying to escape from the zoo. It’s a ridiculous endeavor and has a low probability of success, but most importantly, it is way easier if you’re with a friend. - Amy Poehler
Writing is the easiest way to escape from the real world. - Anna Jean Ouellette
I earned my place,With the tidal waves.I can't escape this feeling,That something ain't right.I called my nameAs I crashed the gates,Still I can't escape this feelingThat something ain't right. - All Time Low
Evil originates not in the absence of guilt; but in our effort to escape it. - Shannon L. Alder
There is no time to escape reality. - Lange Weile
Every book is a safe heaven, many people don't see it but I do.I see my chance to escape and be safe, I see the choice to stop or jump over the yelling, I see the key to help me get a better person.I see not different worlds, no, I see my universe. - I wrote it
Art is merely the refuge which the ingenious have invented, when they were supplied with food and women, to escape the tediousness of life. - W. Somerset Maugham
Young people don't always do what they're told, but if they can pull it off and do something wonderful, sometimes they escape punishment. - Rick Riordan
No matter how far you travel or how much you run from it, can you ever really escape your past?
I don't run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run towards it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your foot - Nadia Comaneci
Read to escape reality . . . Write to embrace it. - Stephanie Connolly
Don't get caught in "Waiting". When I 'Get This' then I will be able to fully 'Live'. Escape the time dominant mind by fully being here 'NOW'. - Matthew Donnelly
Independence is the recognition of the fact that yours is the responsibility of judgment and nothing can help you escape it. - Ayn Rand
No evil dooms us hopelessly, except the evil we love, and desire to continue in and make no effort to escape from. - George Eliot
Men are mere mortals but their quest for knowledge leads them to the brink of immortality.Excerpt from novel You Can't Escape Love by - Grace Willows
What makes people tick? Life can be a trap of ennui, but imagery may be a redemptive escape from dullness. The iconic power and exuberance of images generate an inexorable addiction that needs to be gratified without respite. Here and now! ("Give me more images") - Erik Pevernagie
When you see a man led to prison say in your heart, "Mayhap he is escaping from a narrower prison." And when you see a man drunken say in your heart, "Mayhap he sought escape from something still more unbeautiful. - Kahlil Gibran
To predict the behavior of ordinary people in advance, you only have to assume that they will always try to escape a disagreeable situation with the smallest possible expenditure of intelligence. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Which soul shall escape the power of the grave?. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Where does one run to escape from feelings? - B.J. Neblett
Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled. - Horace
Be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shalt not escape calumny. Get thee to a nunnery, go. - William Shakespeare
when the press and problems of humanity become too much, I love to escape into books, where people are served up in digestible portions and can be pushed to one side when one is satiated. - Jane Wilson-Howarth
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. - bell hooks
I think people need hope when times are tough. I think they also need escape and adventure and fantasy. Books are like cheap mini vacations. - Michelle M. Pillow
I write and read so that I can escape reality, for it is unkind. - Mikaela A. Ingram
Those who do not care, escape the anguish of mourning but never know the delights of love. The meaning of life forever eludes them. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
It is the duty of every citizen /resident of any country , nationals as well as expatriates to know the basics of the governing laws of the country one resides.Ignorance of the law or unawareness cannot be pleaded to escape liability. - Henrietta Newton Martin
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it. - Alan Saporta
What is hell? Hell is oneself. Hell is alone, the other figures in it Merely projections. There is nothing to escape from And nothing to escape to. One is always alone. - T.S. Eliot
To become truly immortal, a work of art must escape all human limits: logic and common sense will only interfere. But once these barriers are broken, it will enter the realms of childhood visions and dreams. - Giorgio de Chirico
Death stings so harshly, no escape and hiding zone from it. - Euginia Herlihy
The reason for spiritual enlightenment is not to escape life, but to learn how to live it richly, to enjoy it.The Language of Soul - Harold Klemp
I have one problem, I don’t hate people. They disgust me and I want to get away from them. I do not have hatred. I have an escape mechanism. - Charles Bukowski
The family - that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to. - Dodie Smith
A writer can never escape the labyrinth of words inside his mind. - K.D. Green
Who is better off? The one who writes to revel in the voluptuousness of the life that surrounds them? Or the one who writes to escape the tediousness of that which awaits them outside? Whose flame will last longer? - Roman Payne
The struggle of literature is in fact a struggle to escape from the confines of language; it stretches out from the utmost limits of what can be said; what stirs literature is the call and attraction of what is not in the dictionary. - Italo Calvino
Your faith in Homo technologicus -the Tinkering Man- has one fatal flaw. It offers you no escape clause. - David Brin
The only way to escape the feeling of loneliness is to just be silent - Sonya Withrow
Perhaps a better explanation for why it's so difficult to feel our feelings is that ALL emotion, positive or negative, opens the door to the nature of reality. All of us prefer to avoid pain -- but even more, we want to escape reality. - Dan B. Allender
We feel free when we escape -- even if it be but from the frying pan to the fire. - Eric Hoffer
With even the slightest upset, detachment soon followed. I didn’t lose sleep over men, and I was too restless to be tied down. The grass didn’t even have time to grow around my feet before I was planning my next escape whether it was to another state or out of someone’s life. - M.B. Dallocchio
Reading is escape, and the opposite of escape; it's a way to make contact with reality after a day of making things up, and it's a way of making contact with someone else's imagination after a day that's all too real. - Nora Ephron
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night. - Edgar Allan Poe
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. - Madalyn Murray O'Hair
The attempt to escape from pain, is what creates more pain. - Gabor Maté
You will find peace not by trying to escape your problems, but by confronting them courageously. You will find peace not in denial, but in victory. - J Donald Walters
You are in prison. If you wish to get out of prison, the first thing you must do is realize that you are in prison. If you think you are free, you can't escape. - G.I. Gurdjieff
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. - Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey
What the hell am I doing...? Escape holding myself as a hostage...? I won't be able to make it like that... - Tsugumi Ohba
Since I was young, I have always known this: Life damages us, every one. We can’t escape that damage. But now, I am also learning this: We can be mended. We mend each other - Veronica Roth
You've broke me so many times, that putting myself back together, isn't the hard part anymore. I can do it with my eyes closed. The hardest part is watching you dangle from your own eyelids, trying to escape the mistake of planting me there.When I bloomed you left, like a cold wind. - Amber Dawn H.
There must always be two kinds of art: escape-art, for man needs escape as he needs food and deep sleep, and parable-art, that art which shall teach man to unlearn hatred and learn love. - W.H. Auden
If we were brought to trial for the crimes we have committed against ourselves, few would escape the gallows. - Paul Eldridge
When you get right down to it, what we all need is a place to go... A place where we can escape the noise of our lives and just relax.
Delusions are hardly an escape from reality. It’s a way of understanding insane people living in a backwards world. - Shannon L. Alder
Reading was a joy, a desperately needed escape -- I didn't read to learn, I was reading to read. - Christian Bauman
The worldly vision is filled with infinite infatuations and attachments and no one can escape from it; [hence] there is no alternative other than staying in Gnani’s feet [surrendering to the enlightened one is the only alternative]. - Dada Bhagwan
Some of us have resolved to escape into drunkenness before the sleep takes us. - Neil Gaiman
Small Moth...She's slicing ripe white peachesinto the Tony the Tiger bowland dropping slivers for the dogpoised vibrating by her foot to stop their fallwhen she spots it, camouflaged,a glimmer and then full on-happiness, plashing blunt soft wingsinside her as if it wantsto escape again. - Sarah Lindsay
Love, I think, is a gateway to the world, not an escape from it. - Mark Doty
Oh no, real life is escape. The great terrors, the horrors--we hope--of your life come from reading fiction. - Orson Scott Card
The family-that dear octopus from whese tentacles we never quite escape nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to. - Dodie Smith
When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as an escape. - bell hooks
I don't write to escape .. I write to Indulge - Prabhu Subramanian
Reading is my escape when reality sucks - Wency June Z. Libot
Many men would take the death-sentence without a whimper, to escape the life-sentence which fate carries in her other hand. - T.E. Lawrence
the sensation of trying to escape... but never being able to... i'm sure i felt that... that's... death - Allen Walker
Alcohol is one of the quickest vehicles with which we escape shyness, our problems, and self-consciousness, for a few hours. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The dog leash was still tied tight around the oak tree in the back, stretched worn and limp across the green grass as if trying to escape to freedom; and he buried his wife without a tombstone. Where before, she sat most times in his home, licking her wounds. - Anthony Liccione
Reading and writing is an escape for me. Where I can imagine and become who I want to be when I want to be. Where I want to be, it's just a matter of having the imagination to do so! - Zachary Frerichs
You don't need a vacation when there's anything to escape from... - El Fuego
Let's not escape into mathematics. Let's stay with reality. - Michael Crichton
Unforgiveness denies the victim the possibility of parole and leaves them stuck in the prison of what was, incarcerating them in their trauma and relinquishing the chance to escape beyond the pain. - T.D. Jakes
When people view their lives as insignificant, they escape using pleasure. - Moxie Will
Imagination should be used, not to escape reality, but to create it. - Collin Wilson
It's possible to remain long in the state of deprivation if you are not aware you can escape it. Knowing what exists and who you are is enough to inform you to make ideal choices. - Israelmore Ayivor
Fantasy stories will always be popular, as there are always readers who are willing to escape, freely, to the worlds that the authors create, and spend time with the characters we give life to. - Jason Ellis
After torturing our adrenaline by watching a horror movie for a couple of hours the places we are most afraid of are the doors and windows of the room even though they are the only ways for us to escape in case of occurrence such an event. - Sanhita Baruah
Fantasy is escapist, and that is its glory. If a soldier is imprisioned by the enemy, don't we consider it his duty to escape?. . .If we value the freedom of mind and soul, if we're partisans of liberty, then it's our plain duty to escape, and to take as many people with us as we can! - J.R.R. Tolkien
I want to escape from myself. For when I do start up and stare myself seedily in the face, as happens to be my case at present, my blankness is inconceivable--indescribable--my misery amazing. - Charles Dickens
When you can't escape your mind then God is telling your heart to catch up. Fight for the balance you need. - Shannon L. Alder
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