Quotation Explorer - 'Escaped'

I tried to contain myself... but I escaped! - Gary Paulsen
Running my fastest not from my past. Running from those who have hurt me in it. And, they can't catch me anymore. I escaped from the land of make believe. - Jill Telford
You have not escaped his notice either- you are here by 'a call' not by choice. - Compton Gage
Like the Pied Piper, the street entertainer carries his own mystique which cannot easily be transferred to the stage. He seems to have escaped reality, to perform in a time and space where he doesn't necessarily belong. - Edward Claflin
Girl next to me at the baggage counter said she wrote her way to liberation. How did you handle first person narrative, I asked her. And said she knew the hole of depression, had been there. But I am out now, I escaped, I told her. 'You will fall into it again,' she said. Already I was sliding. - Kate Millett
The man had a smooth voice, like velvet. I’m Detective Inspector Me. Unusual name, I know. My family were incredibly narcissistic. I’m lucky I escaped with any degree of humility at all, to be honest, but then I’ve always managed to exceed expectations. - Derek Landy
PANDEMONIUM, n. Literally, the Place of All the Demons. Most of them have escaped into politics and finance, and the place is now used as a lecture hall by the Audible Reformer. When disturbed by his voice the ancient echoes clamor appropriate responses most gratifying to his pride of distinction. - Ambrose Bierce
CINDERELLA"walked on broken glass."AURORA"Let a whole lifetime pass."BELLE"Fell in love with a hideous beast."JASMINE"Married a common theif."ARIEL"Walked on land for love."SNOW WHITE"Barely escaped a knife.Because LOVE means facing your biggest fear... <3 <3 :) :) - Pooja siwa
We are all instruments pulling the bows across our own lungs. Windmills, still startling in every storm. Have you ever seen a newborn blinking at the light? I wanna do that every day. I wanna know what the kite called itself when it got away, when it escaped into the night... - Andrea Gibson
Emily swore and he was impressed; he'd never thought to string cocksuckingsonofabitch together in one sentence. He couldn't help himself; the snort of laughter escaped before he could hold it in. - C.H. Admirand
Alongside the practical thought something else struggled and, like an escaped butterfly, took wing: the assurance of something wonderful awaiting her. Just around the corner...... - Norah Lofts
Death is number one on the list of things that we wish were possible to leave behind when we escaped barbarism. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it. - Jean-Paul Sartre
Many have been ruined by their fortunes, and many have escaped ruin by the want of fortune. To obtain it the great have become little, and the little great.
Laws are sand, customs are rock. Laws can be evaded and punishment escaped but an openly transgressed custom brings sure punishment. - Mark Twain
A sudden intake of breath escaped her as soon as his lips touched the backs of her fingers. His rose birthmark tingled as if awakened. - Lia Davis
My trust in you was like the small child’s; who, when thrown in the air, expects to be caught, but you dropped me down, and not a moan escaped my lips. - Faraaz Kazi
People talk about escapism as if it's a bad thing... Once you've escaped, once you come back, the world is not the same as when you left it. You come back to it with skills, weapons, knowledge you didn't have before. Then you are better equipped to deal with your current reality. - Neil Gaiman
99 percent of every beautiful thing you ever knew escaped and went back out into the world where you vaguely remembered it. - Ron Padgett
He missed two people: a) the girl she was; b) the person she’d made him feel he might have been. A deep sigh escaped him. - Ken Bruen
It is strange that we do not temper our resentment of criticism with a thought for our many faults which have escaped us.
Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principle one was that they escaped teething. - Mark Twain
Now the sirens have a still more fatal weapon than their song, namely their silence... someone might have escaped from their singing; but from their silence, certainly never. - Franz Kafka
Sometimes my heart hurts so much, I beat it with my fists. I try to run. But you cannot run from this. It waits for you. Even when you think you have escaped it, it is there. - Klaus Kinski
Broken hearts, you can run, you can hide and perhaps the earth is big enough to believe you’re safe. So maybe for a moment you have escaped but hear me, hear me well. Love will find you and it will leave nothing behind. - Robert M. Drake
Whatever has befallen you was not meant to escape you, and whatever has escaped you was not meant to befall you. - عائض القرني
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