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The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
It is better that ten guilty escape than one innocent suffer.
As memory may be a paradise from which we cannot be driven, it may also be a hell from which we cannot escape.
John Lancaster Spalding
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
We feel free when we escape - even if it be but from the frying pan to the fire.
No man should escape our universities without knowing how little he knows.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us.
Peter De Vries
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
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.
Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.
How can they say my life is not a success? Have I not for more than sixty years got enough to eat and escaped being eaten?
Logan Pearsall Smith
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.
If you think you're free, there's no escape possible.
War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.
Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future.
Poverty must not be a bar to learning and learning must offer an escape from poverty.
Lyndon B. Johnson
This howling mouth, this head which rolls back and tries to escape.
Youth is to all the glad season of life; but often only by what it hopes, not by what it attains, or what it escapes.
Of all escape mechanisms, death is the most efficient.
Henry Ward Beecher
When any calamity has been suffered the first thing to be remembered is, how much has been escaped.
The willow which bends to the tempest, often escapes better than the oak which resists it; and so in great calamities, it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner than those of a loftier character.
The cross of the Legion of Honor has been conferred on me. However, few escape that distinction.
Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying.
The more sand has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
It is only too easy to make suggestions and later try to escape the consequences of what we say.
In order to go on living one must try to escape the death involved in perfectionism.
Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice.
Imagination allows us to escape the predictable. It enables us to reply to the common wisdom that we cannot soar by saying, 'Just watch!'
The best way to escape from your problem is to solve it.
To escape jury duty in England, wear a bowler hat and carry a copy of the Daily telegraph.
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