Quotation Explorer - 'Escapes'

A bird that you set free may be caught again, but a word that escapes your lips will not return. - Jewish Proverb
The soul of him who has education is whole and perfect and escapes the worst disease, but, if a man's education be neglected, he walks lamely through life and returns good for nothing to the world below. - Plato
Making the best of things is a damn poor way of dealing with them. My life has been a series of escapes from that quicksand. - Rose Wilder Lane
I love her, but every hug leaves bullet holes in my chest. Every kiss is another scar upon my flesh. Every thrust, every touch, every moan that escapes her lips...they are famine to my soul, and I still can't let her go. - Hubert Martin
Contrary to what phenomenology—which is always phenomenology of perception—has tried to make us believe, contrary to what our desire cannot fail to be tempted into believing, the thing itself always escapes. - Jacques Derrida
No one escapes some degree of chaos for it is so ever prevalent; it is the human experience. This realization does not mean we can’t improve. It does mean we can accept our state of chaos, lighten up on ourselves, have fun, and work on improving…we are a work in progress. Enjoy the journey. - David W. Earle
We can never see what we never question, for we who escapes, blinds us - Farley Maglaya
The blind cannot see, but nothing escapes him. The others can see but them eludes the things the blind can see. - Ben Midland
GLUTTON, n. A person who escapes the evils of moderation by committing dyspepsia. - Ambrose Bierce
Darkness is a prison from which only light escapes. - Matshona Dhliwayo
He remembered that she was pretty, and, more, that she had a special grace in the intimacy of life. She had the secret of individuality which excites and escapes. - Joseph Conrad
Who escapes duty, avoids a gain. - Theodore Parker
Holy Prophet PBUH promulgated a justice system regardless of status of people, yet in Pak the powerful easily escapes. - Imran Khan
We humans are made up of stardust. Our eyes reflect starlight. And when we crack it escapes and shines through. - Vanshika Dhyani
Time is to clock as mind is to brain. The clock or watch somehow contains the time. And yet time refuses to be bottled up like a genie stuffed in a lamp. Whether it flows as sand or turns on wheels within wheels, time escapes irretrievably, while we watch. - Dava Sobel
Let the darkness find you if it must. Throw off the quick and tempting escapes, and seek help only from those who would teach you to grow, feed your soul, embrace your heart, but would not steal away your journey. - Jennifer DeLucy
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