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"Comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair; a narrow escape into faith." - Christopher Fry

"History takes place between the Fall and the Apocalypse, with a narrow escape route called Salvation." - Mason Cooley

"Movies are about escape." - George A Romero

"In a narrow circle the mind grows narrow. The more one expands, the larger their aims." - Friedrich Schiller

"Principally I played pedants, idiots, old fathers, and drunkards. As you see, I had a narrow escape from becoming a professor." - Robertson Davies

"I ain't gonna be no escape-goat!" - Karl Malone

"Escape is a consumer goods like another" - Iain Banks

"Addiction allows people to escape the pain." - Faisal Khokhar

"A child can escape the shadows." - Steve Largent

"Music is an escape for me." - Tom Scholz

"In narrow and gloomy streets, keep your spirit high!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Sports has kept me on the straight and narrow path." - Tommy Lasorda

"Strive, while improving your one talent, to enrich your whole capital as a man. It is in this way that you escape from the wretched narrow-mindedness which is the characteristic of every one who cultivates his specialty alone." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Strive, while improving your one talent, to enrich your whole capital as a man. It is in this way that you escape from the wretched narrow-mindedness which is the characteristic of every one who cultivates his specialty alone." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"Any one who has passed through 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." - William Hazlitt

"Anyone who has passed through 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." - William Hazlitt

"We produce motor drive electronics; we produce cargo systems for large narrow-body and wide-body airplanes and, more importantly, the emergency escape chute that goes on these planes." - Louis R Chenevert

"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

"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." - William Hazlitt

"Narrow waists and narrow minds go together." - Nicolas Chamfort

"Everything becomes and recurs eternally - escape is impossible!" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"For poems are like rainbows; they escape you quickly." - Langston Hughes

"And you love to read, you love to escape, right?" - James Ellroy

"Maturity is having the ability to escape categorization." - Kenneth Rexroth

"I wanted to escape from love, but didn't know how." - Ding Ling

"He who causes suffering shall suffer. There is no escape." - Gautama Buddha

"No, that's journalism. The truth is whatever you can't escape." - Greg Egan

"Speed is a way to escape consciousness and just act." - Michael Snow

"Deeds let escape are never to be done." - Robert Browning

"We all have an escape. Mine was theater." - Samantha Barks

"I don't think I can ever escape from music." - Jason Derulo

"I think people watch TV to escape from life." - Terence Lewis

"I spent my whole childhood looking for an escape." - Dennis Rodman

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

"We're so trendy we can't even escape ourselves." - Kurt Cobain

"Lo! on a narrow neck of land, 'Twixt two unbounded seas, I stand. Secure, insensible." - Charles Wesley

"A narrow vision is divisive, a broad vision expansive. But a divine vision is all-inclusive." - Tejomayananda

"I regret the narrow contracted education of the females of my own country." - Abigail Adams

"A resident of over a hundred years in so narrow a world deserved higher homage." - Truman Capote

"One of the strongest motives that leads men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness. Such men make this cosmos and its construction the pivot of their emotional life, in order to find the peace and security which they cannot find in the narrow whirlpool of personal experience." - Walter Isaacson

"When my heart became constricted and my paths became narrow I took my hope in Your pardon and forgiveness as an opening and an escape My sins seemed very great to me but when I compared them to Your forgiveness I found Your forgiveness to be greater" - Al-Shafi"i

"When my heart became constricted and my paths became narrow I took my hope in Your pardon and forgiveness as an opening and an escape My sins seemed very great to me but when I compared them to Your forgiveness I found Your forgiveness to be greater" - Al-Shafi'i

"I am frozen by a mass which supports me. My elbow sinks into it. It is the horse's belly; its rigid leg obliquely bars the narrow circle from which my eyes cannot escape. Ah, it is dead! It seems to me that my breast is empty, yet still there is an echo in my heart. What I am looking for is life." - Henri Barbusse

"I write to escape ... to escape poverty." - Edgar Rice Burroughs

"Writing is an outlet, but it's not an outlet of escape. People keep a journal when they want to escape. I write to rub my face in it." - Amelia Gray

"You're trying to escape from your difficulties, and there never is any escape from difficulties, never. They have to be faced and fought." - Enid Blyton

"I write to escape; to escape poverty." - Edgar Rice Burroughs

"A man's mind grows narrow in a narrow place." - Samuel Johnson

"O no don't go O no O slow down Joe! The righteous path is straight as an arrow, Take a walk and you'll find it's too narrow, Too narrow for the likes of me." - Nick Cave

"Wedlock is a narrow business." - Sally O'Reilly

"The right way usually lies between two extremes: it is the narrow channel between the rock and the whirlpool." - Charles Spurgeon

"Cities with a black middle class provide the narrow minded an opportunity to realize that cultural differences are largely economic." - Dov Davidoff

"If a street has a spirit, no matter how narrow it is, we can breathe comfortably over there." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"The framework of men's wear is so narrow, that when you play at the edges you get labeled." - Hedi Slimane

"You don't need a vacation when there's nothing to escape from." - Jason Mraz

"To a surrounded enemy, you must leave a way of escape." - Sun Tzu

"Sometimes. It was a good escape. Until, you know, it wasn't." - Sarah Dessen

"Man cannot change or escape his time. The eye sees the present and the future" - Salvador Dali

"Music is a great natural high and a great natural escape" - Shania Twain

"Escape from the realm of the dead is impossible. She's not dead. Not this time." - Meg Cabot

"See only that thou work and thou canst not escape the reward." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Louisiana is a place that you escape, not a place that you leave." - Jared Leto

"No man should escape our universities without knowing how little he knows." - Robert Oppenheimer

"Restaurants are a wonderful escape for me. And are for a lot of people" - Gay Talese

"I"ve got to sleep. Sleep is my only way to escape." - Beatrice Sparks

"Janetty tried to dive through the window to escape, what an act of cowardice." - Bobby Heenan

"Pilgrimage to the place of the wise is to find escape from the flame of separateness." - Rumi

"One's own escape from troubles makes one glad; but bringing friends to trouble is hard grief." - Sophocles

"Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It's a way of understanding it." - Lloyd Alexander

"Once we have accepted the story we cannot escape the story's fate." - P L Travers

"Sometimes it is painful to be oneself; at other times it seems impossible to escape oneself." - James Franco

"I have no religion. But culturally I can't escape it; I'm very Jewish." - Sarah Silverman

"All failed companies are the same: they failed to escape competition." - Peter Thiel

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

"From meetings and partings none can ever escape. Nor from magic." - Neil Gaiman

"If you love and serve man, you cannot, by any hiding or stratagem, escape remuneration." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Sometimes sex is just a way to escape having to talk to that person." - Dane Cook

"Real intellectuals like to escape once in a while from their world of intellect." - Desi Arnaz

"A sense of humor is an escape valve for the pressures of life." - Richard G Scott

"Space-ships and time machines are no escape from the human condition." - Arthur Koestler

"Writing let me escape... It let me escape the insistent tug of my family, and its ongoing misery. Sitting in front of the computer, with the screen blank and the cursor blinking, was the best escape I knew. And there was plenty to escape from." - Jennifer Weiner

"He wasn't involved with a race that could build a thing it had to escape from." - John Steinbeck

"Reader, pray that soon this Iron Age Will crumble, and Beauty escape the rusting cage." - Philip Jose Farmer

"We cannot escape history." - Abraham Lincoln

"I love being able to escape my past, even though my past was great." - Perry Farrell

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

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

"Nobody ever did, or ever will, escape the consequences of his choices." - Alfred A Montapert

"No man should escape our universities without knowing how little he knows." - J Robert Oppenheimer

"The arts generally have had to recognize Modernism - how should poetry escape?" - John Crowe Ransom

"I think the most important thing about music is the sense of escape." - Thom Yorke

"The thing you do is escape from them by immersing myself in the character you're playing." - Pia Zadora

"When you read a great book, you don't escape from life, you plunge deeper into it." - Julian Barnes

"I do everything I think possible or acceptable to escape from this trap." - Jacques Derrida

"The people who couldn't get out of New Orleans to escape the storm were predominantly Black." - Charles B Rangel

"We all want to escape our circumstances, don't we? Especially if you are an actor." - Benedict Cumberbatch

"Cinema in India is like brushing your teeth in the morning. You can't escape it." - Shahrukh Khan

"Even top caliber hospitals cannot escape medical mistakes that sometimes result in irreparable damage to patients." - Carl Levin

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

"Life will drag us kicking and screaming to our destiny if we try to escape it." - Alberto Villoldo

"As Jews, their families left Russia to escape the poverty and the antisemitism." - Martin Lewis Perl

"Death, after all, is the common expectation from birth. Neither heroes nor cowards can escape it." - Ellis Peters

"Acting is an escape from the boring person that I am in real life." - Wallace Shawn

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

"Creating a character on or off the stage is an escape." - Roger Moore

"I used to dream of being other places, other people. It was an escape for me." - Lauren Bacall

"In the successful organization, no detail is too small to escape close attention." - Lou Holtz

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

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

"I took up writing to escape the drudgery of that every day cubicle kind of war." - Walter Mosley

"From these Christians who came to [Avalon] to escape the bigotry of their own kind I learned something, at last, of the Nazarene, the carpenter's son who had attained Godhead in his own life and preached a rule of tolerance; and so I came to see that my quarrel was never with the Christ, but with his foolish and narrow priests who mistook their own narrowness for his." - Marion Zimmer Bradley

"What shall we call this undetermin'd state, This narrow isthmus 'twixt two boundless oceans, That whence we came, and that to which we tend?" - George Lillo

"It's very easy to become selfish and narrow-minded and see ballet as the only thing in life, but there's lots more." - Darcey Bussell

"Tribulation will not hurt you, unless as it too often does; it hardens you and makes you sour, narrow and skeptical" - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"The short bloom of our brief and narrow life flies fast away. While we are calling for flowers and wine and women, old age is upon us." - Juvenal

"Music dissolves the straight and narrow." - Mason Cooley

"Politics is but a narrow field." - Henry David Thoreau

"The narrow mind rejects; wisdom accepts." - Thubten Yeshe

"Truth is narrow, but grace is wide." - Alan Hirsch

"I felt free once I realized I was never going to fit the narrow mold that society wanted me to fit in." - Ashley Graham

"I really enjoy comedy, but I also still really enjoy the drama aspect. So, I don't like to narrow my possible chances out there." - Erica Durance

"Human existence is girt round with mystery: the narrow region of our experience is a small island in the midst of a boundless sea." - John Stuart Mill

"Let there be no sadness, no sorrow, Let there be no road too narrow, There'll be a new day, and it's today, For all of us." - Nick Cave

"Whispering makes a narrow place narrower." - Matthew Tobin Anderson

"To have no heroes is to have no aspiration, to live on the momentum of the past, to be thrown back upon routine, sensuality, and the narrow self." - Charles Horton Cooley

"Let's be cautious about narrow nationalism." - James A Forbes

"If parents don't instruct their kids on the narrow boundaries of respectful behavior toward the opposite sex, their kids won't learn it anywhere else." - Jane Velezmitchell

"To those of us who remained committed mainly to the exploration of moral distinctions and ambiguities, the feminist analysis may have seemed a particularly narrow and cracked determinism." - Joan Didion

"Our political differences, now matter how sharply they are debated, are really quite narrow in comparison to the remarkably durable national consensus on our founding convictions." - John Mccain

"You narrow hope when you define it..." - Barbara Hambly

"In government, the forces of risk-aversion and constant conflict serve to stultify and narrow the range of ideas up for debate." - Paul Singer

"Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass." - Joseph Addison

"Let's not be narrow, nasty, and negative." - T S Eliot

"Mystery is a birthright of theology and faith, but you often do find religious people grasping for answers that shut things down and narrow what is possible." - Krista Tippett

"I couldn't escape him, now or ever. He'd always be there, consuming my every thought, my heart locked in his hands. I was drawn to him by forces I couldn't control, let alone escape." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"Reading is escape, and the opposite of escape." - Nora Ephron

"Talking won't change it. But sometimes it was what she wanted most, to tell someone; often, though, she just wanted to escape those horrid feelings, to escape herself, so there was no pain, no fear, no ugliness." - Melissa Marr

"Fear of change is a part of the state of fear man has ever lived in but out of which he has begun to escape. Civilization might be defined indeed as the steps in his escape." - Elsie Clews Parsons

"Instead of preaching the good news that sinners can be made righteous in Christ and escape the wrath to come, the gospel has degenerated into the pretext that we can be happy in Christ and escape the hassles of life." - Ray Comfort

"Reading is the unbelievably healthy way my attention deficit disorder medicates itself. Reading is escape, and the opposite of escape; it's a way to make contact with reality after a day of making things up." - Nora Ephron

"Music can be a distraction and an escape. Sometimes a welcome escape. You need it. But music can also serve a very important social function because music can do things that mere prose, mere ordinary political agitation can't do." - Howard Zinn

"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

"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." - A C Benson

"At the end of the day, audiences just want to laugh and be entertained. They want to escape from their reality, and that's why we make movies, to get people to escape from the realities." - Brett Ratner

"Somehow you'll escape all that waiting and staying. You'll find the bright places where Boom Bands are playing." - Dr. Seuss

"Once someone gets a little escape velocity going, ain't no play in the world that will keep them from leaving." - Junot Diaz

"I'm going to escape now." - Marissa Meyer

"Never completely encircle your enemy. Leave him some escape, for he will fight even more desperately if trapped." - Alex Haley

"I cannot escape the objection that there is no state of mind, however simple, that does not change every moment" - Henri Bergson

"Music should be your escape." - Missy Elliot



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