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#1. Lincoln must have welcomed the chance that evening to escape from such friends, if only to submit to a final fitting for the recently delivered inaugural suit from the Chicago tailors Titsworth & Brother. - Author: Harold Holzer
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#2. On that Sunday of the Masters I remember turning on ESPN to find people talking about me. I switched over to the Golf Channel and people were talking about me. It was hard to escape. - Author: Rory McIlroy
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#3. I stood in my own field, wanting obligations to fall from me. This is one way of contemplating suicide, yet it's the exact opposite: what I wanted was to be alive, to escape all the damage, to shed it like snakeskin, to emerge pure and naked and laughing. - Author: Jardine Libaire
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#4. A mind that dwells in the past builds a prison it cannot escape. Control your mind, or it will control you, and you will never break through the walls it builds. - Author: A.G. Riddle
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#5. I could see the reflection of the moon on the water's surface, tantalisingly teasing me forward, that was my target ... swimming towards the moon and freedom. I could smell the brine and sense the power of the mass I was in, it engulfed me, yet I was one with it. - Author: Stephen Richards
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#6. The guilty man may escape, but he cannot be sure of doing so. - Author: Epicurus
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#7. You know how it is with fathers, you never escape the idea that maybe after all they're right. - Author: John Updike
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#8. I'm so despondent about everything. Everything I try goes totally wrong. There's no escape from this hole here. I feel drained. So far, I still haven't found a real purpose in life. Sometimes, I'm afraid to get out of bed in the morning. There's nothing to get up for. - Author: Joseph Goebbels
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#9. You show me a polluter, I'll show you a subsidy. I'll show you a fat cat using political clout to escape the discipline of the free market and force the public to pay his production costs. - Author: Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
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#10. The sofa was lumpy enough to have had a body sewed into it; stuffing spilled out of the arms where the victim had tried to escape. - Author: Christopher Moore
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#11. I remember too much; I am like the air on a calm day as it holds itself still, letting nothing escape. - Author: Colm Toibin
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#12. I'm grateful to you, Jonas, because without you I would never have figured out a way to bring about the change. But your role now is to escape. And my role is to stay. - Author: Lois Lowry
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#13. There are millions of people living Thoreau's life of quiet desperation, and they do not have the language to escape from that desperation. - Author: David Whyte
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#14. Reading was both a gift and a curse for me. Those books made me able to escape into a world I'd never experienced, but at the same time, they reminded me of all the things I'd been missing. - Author: Brittainy C. Cherry
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#15. When we seek to escape from inner conflict and pain, we are running away from unresolved childhood trauma or original pain. Most people with serious addictive natures who are in the process of recovery have found that trauma played a huge role in escalating their addictions. It certainly did for me. - Author: Christopher Dines
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#16. Like the adolescent, the artist is a dreamer and a revolutionary; like the adolescent, he often finds his accomplishment inadequate to his imaginings. But his dream, setting him apart, helps him to escape the burden of the real. - Author: Patricia Ann Meyer Spacks
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#17. Pressure is working down the pit. Pressure is having no work at all. Pressure is trying to escape relegation on 50 shillings a week. Pressure is not the European Cup or the Championship or the Cup Final. That's the reward. - Author: Bill Shankly
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#18. The concept of the psychopath is, in fact, an admission of failure to solve the mystery of evil - it is merely a restatement of the mystery - and only offers an escape valve for the frustration felt by psychiatrists, social workers, and police officers, who daily encounter its force. - Author: Janet Malcolm
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#19. Sometimes things need shaking up. You've got to test the limits. - Author: Lindsey Kelk
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#20. To really enjoy drugs you've got to want to get out of where you are. But there are some wheres that are harder to get out of than others. This is the drug-taking problem for adults. Teenage Weltscbmerz is easy to escape. But what drug will get a grown-up out of, for instance, debt? - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#21. In the summer of '84, you just couldn't escape the Born in the USA record. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#22. Throughout my life, I've had different metaphors for freedom. At one time, it was skin diving. In the ocean you feel weightless; you escape from gravity. - Author: Sam Keen
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#23. 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. - Author: George Orwell
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#24. Which soul shall escape the power of the grave?. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#25. Truth, terrible truth! It is like an ancient curse, from which there is no escape. The truth will drive one mad. Yet without it, how can one make sense of life's madness? - Author: Maryrose Wood
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#26. Abstract painting seeks to be a pure pictorial language, and thus attempts to escape the essential impurity of all languages: the recourse to signs or forms that have meanings shared by everyone. - Author: Octavio Paz
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#27. Even in the darkness of the closed box she felt trapped inside, she could see light shining in through tiny holes on the lid.
They were like the stars beckoning her towards a place where all would be simple ... away from the shadows, away from the darkness. - Author: Umair Naeem
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#28. It was nice to be alone, not to have to smile and look pleased; a relief to stare dejectedly out the window at the sheeting rain and let just a few tears escape. - Author: Stephenie Meyer
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#29. One of the reasons I write in different genres is that I get to have the feeling - even fleetingly - that I'm not just writing like Baggott again. I can escape myself. - Author: Julianna Baggott
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#30. The great antidote to anxiety is to come to God in prayer. We are to pray about everything. Nothing is too big for Him to handle, and nothing is too small to escape His attention. - Author: Jerry Bridges
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#31. Escape from boredom is one of the really powerful desires of almost all human beings. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#32. You know what rumors are like-like a jar full of moths. Once they escape, they're all over the place. - Author: Rhys Bowen
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#33. Remember, if confronted by a librarian while looking for a book to check out, do not attempt to escape by climbing a tree. There are no trees in the library and the precious moments it will take you to look around and realize this will allow the librarian to strike. Don't become a statistic. - Author: Joseph Fink
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#34. I don't ever feel the need to escape. - Author: Harry Connick Jr.
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#35. What good does it do you to go overseas, to move from city to city? If you really want to escape the things that harass you, what you're needing is not to be in a different place but to be a different person. Suppose - Author: Seneca.
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#36. It was just as all the Kettral said: You went to Hook to escape your problems and came back with a dozen more. - Author: Brian Staveley
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#37. One always needs an alternate plan, a back door, a saddled pony waiting in the alley for a quick escape, perhaps a friend to hold it, perhaps not." The - Author: Thelma Adams
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#38. Oh, escape is easy once you have the right plan.'
'Do we have the right plan?'
'Not yet.'
'Do we have any plan?'
'Not yet. - Author: Derek Landy
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#39. Everything we do is escapism, because we'll all be dead and everything we do is completely meaningless. Why brush your teeth? Why not be in the park with the bums passing a short dog? Why pay taxes, why get educated? Of course literature is an escape. You have to fill the hours. - Author: T.C. Boyle
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#40. Truth will keep on telling the truth
Lies will lie to be more uncouth
No more rainbow after the storm
Nowhere to escape leaving the norm - Author: Munia Khan
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#41. A desperation to escape a problem is the wrong way. A passion to understand it is the right way - Author: Vernon Howard
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#42. How hard it is to escape from places. However carefully one goes they hold you - you leave little bits of yourself fluttering on the fences - like rags and shreds of your very life. - Author: Katherine Mansfield
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#43. That's why people take vacations. No to relax or find excitement or see new places. To escape the death that exists in routine things. - Author: Don DeLillo
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#44. As far back as I can remember I would escape from my humdrum world by burying myself in books
the
one true love of my life when growing up. - Author: Jane Green
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#45. It's perfect. Blurred lines; it's when fact and fiction become indiscernible. Fantasy and reality fade into a color of grey yarn and you become tangled up in it and can't escape into the world of black and white you desperately need as proof of the reality of life itself. - Author: Scott Hildreth
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#46. This does not mean that the enemy is to be allowed to escape. The object is to make him believe that there is a road to safety, and thus prevent his fighting with the courage of despair. After that, you may crush him. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#47. I look over at the Garde. They're so used to being on the run, to physical threats that they can fight and destroy. But how are they supposed to escape or defeat, something that attacks them from within? - Author: Pittacus Lore
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#48. Unless we are willing to escape into sentimentality or fantasy, often the best we can do with catastrophes, even our own, is to find out exactly what happened and restore some of the missing parts. - Author: Norman Maclean
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#49. The real aim of romance is to provide escape and entertainment. - Author: Violet Winspear
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#50. Outside of the mindless sitcoms that the networks thrive on, people able to think generally consider most entertainment is escape in one form or another. - Author: Gary Gygax
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#51. Paralysis seems to happen on the steepest slope of the survival arc - where almost all hope is lost, when escape seems impossible, and when the situation is unfamiliar to the extreme. - Author: Amanda Ripley
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#52. Mr Zhu says what makes him a diaosi is that he is the son of factory workers. He is not fu er dai - second-generation rich - or guan er dai - the son of powerful government officials (it does not escape a diaosi's notice that those two categories often overlap). - Author: Anonymous
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#53. Before an attack, the platoon pools all its available cash and the survivors divide it up afterwards. Those who are killed can't complain, the wounded would have given far more than that to escape as they have, and the unwounded regard the money as a consolation prize for still being here. - Author: Robert Graves
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#54. She had to stay alert, ready to chivvy any of the hulking beasts who tried to slow down or escape, but now the herd had settled into a steady, drumming rhythm. This - Author: Erin Hunter
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#55. Nothing left but true: "You're gravity I can't escape." His sore heart labored beats in the darkness. "What am I supposed to do with that?" she said. "What you can," he said. "What you want. - Author: James Grady
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#56. Reflection is not the evil; but a reflective condition and the deadlock which it involves, by transforming the capacity for action into a means of escape from action, is both corrupt and dangerous, and leads in the end to a retrograde movement. - Author: Soren Kierkegaard
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#57. My imagination was a great place to escape from all the anxiety and disapproval of my life ... I had to live in my head ... art was a way of making myself feel better. - Author: Philip Schultz
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#58. And we can read - there is always the prospect of escape, through books."
"Books are not a means of 'escape', Meta! Books are a means of knowledge, and of learning how to cope with the future. - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#59. You cannot escape so easily, Dragon. It is not done between us. It will not be done until the end of time. - Author: Robert Jordan
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#60. I remember my grandfather telling me how each of us must live with a
full measure of loneliness that is inescapable, and we must not destroy
ourselves with our passion to escape the aloneness. - Author: Jim Harrison
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#61. In the unlikely event that she does escape me, I will inform you all. If you catch her, you are to detain her and return her to me." His eyes glowed like the fires of hell. "She is not to be harmed in any way, or so help you God, you will regret it until your last breath." * - Author: Brooklyn Ann
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#62. Wanderlove is about forgetting the bad things and focusing on the good. Out with the old and in with the new ... The only way to escape the past is to keep moving forward. - Author: Kirsten Hubbard
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#63. Anyone whose needs are small seems threatening to the rich, because he's always ready to escape their control. - Author: Nicolas Chamfort
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#64. I cannot escape from the conclusion that the great ages of progress have depended upon a small number of individuals of transcendent ability. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#65. How a man who holds the entire population of a country as his prisoners, and punishes the families of those who escape, can be admired by people who call themselves liberals is one of the many wonders of the human mind's ability to rationalize. Yet such is the case with Fidel Castro. - Author: Thomas Sowell
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#66. I'm a very ordinary girl, Moses. I know that I am. And I always will be. I can't paint. I don't know who Vermeer is, or Manet for that matter. But if you think ordinary can be beautiful, that gives me hope. And maybe sometime you'll think about me when you need an escape from the hurt in your head. - Author: Amy Harmon
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#67. Yes. He argued that we are the gods, that we create our own destiny. That what we are determines what will become of us. In a peasantlike vernacular, we all paint ourselves into corners from which there is no escape simply by being ourselves and interacting with other selves. - Author: Glen Cook
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#68. I like to escape; I like to write when I go on a walk - I'm kind of very fairy that way. I get inspired by the wind. Or when I daydream, that's when I write. - Author: Imelda May
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#69. Temporary feelings of regret are a normal part of the mourning process. This helps us retrieve our lost dreams. If we hold on to regret, we risk trapping ourselves in a prison of unrealized dreams from which it is difficult to escape. - Author: Barbara De Angelis
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#70. No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from. - Author: George Eliot
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#71. From the moment you entered this world of existence, a ladder was put in front of you so you could escape. - Author: Rumi
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#72. Wine is an escape from grief,
a slip into sleep,
a cool forgetting of the hot pains of day.
What better cure for being human? - Author: Euripides
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#73. What she liked the most about drinking was not being present, that feeling of self-evasion, of disconnection, of liberation, of escape. Alcohol offered her an excellent alternative to being herself without actually dying. - Author: Laura Esquivel
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#74. They realize their ultimate doom, but they are fatalists, incapable of resistance or escape. Not one of the present generation has been out of sight of these walls. - Author: Robert E. Howard
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#75. We love books because they are the greatest escape. That is because our own minds eye is the purest form of virtual reality. - Author: M.R. Mathias
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#76. A book acts as the getaway car when you need to escape.
Even when you're the one writing it. - Author: Julie Wright
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#77. And whilst so much escaped her mind, such could nay escape her heart, so eager to receive the witnesses of such chance-built things, like seed in soil. - Author: Luke Taylor
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#78. The rat squealed as he bit into it, squirming wildly in his hands, frantic to escape. - Author: George R R Martin
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#79. I do like Christmas. I do understand that there are people who hate it, and there are other religions that resent it. So, I speak to everybody - I try to speak to every kind of minority and majority that cannot escape the steamroller known as Christmas. - Author: John Waters
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#80. God's heart ... is not that we escape our lot, but that we learn to thrive in the midst of it. - Author: Mary E. DeMuth
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#81. I had never traveled alone before and I discovered that I liked it. No one in the world knew where I was, no one had the ability to reach me. It was like being dead, my escape allowing me to taste that tremendous power my mother possessed forever. - Author: Jhumpa Lahiri
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#82. I mean that the escape of knowledge into the realm of wider society irretrievably alters the nature of our lives. - Author: Nick Harkaway
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#83. We are always alone. We are never alone. Even in the center of a crowd of friends , we cannot escape our apartness; even in the locked and darkened room, we cannot cut ourselves off from our sense of the life going on outside. - Author: Lester M. Schulman
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#84. Indeed, it is nearly impossible for any person inserted in a modern cultural context to escape the haze of the zeitgeist and develop a truly unbiased, critical, and personal worldview. - Author: Bernardo Kastrup
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#85. I'm beginning to wonder if the symbol of the United States pretty soon isn't going to be an ambassador with a flag under his arm climbing into an escape helicopter. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#86. Man may escape from rope and gun; Nay, some have outlived the doctor's pill: Who takes a woman must be undone, That basilisk is sure to kill. The fly that sips treacle is lost in the sweets, So he that tastes woman, woman, woman, He that tastes woman, ruin meets. - Author: John Gay
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#87. 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. - Author: Robert Browning
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#88. Laughter is the greatest music in the world and audiences come to my shows to escape the cares of life. They don't want to be embarrassed or insulted. They want to laugh and so do I - which is probably why it works. - Author: Ken Dodd
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#89. You've heard of animals chewing off a leg to escape a trap. there's an animal kind of trick. a human would remain in the trap endure the pain feigning death that he might kill the trapper and remove a threat to his kind. - Author: Frank Herbert
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#90. but the stories on the edge of civilization are horrible things. They're as cruel and violent as the nastiest fairy tales, but they don't have any hope or happily-ever-afters. They have victims, not heroes. The best you get is to escape and go home. - Author: Richard Roberts
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#91. That is the gospel invitation: come into Christ, escape from judgement and enjoy great blessing. - Author: Steve Timmis
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#92. I believe that nothing happens apart from divine determination and decree. We shall never be able to escape from the doctrine of divine predestination - the doctrine that God has foreordained certain people unto eternal life. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#93. Nature with her wonders blinds and binds one still. There is no escape. I love her utterly through all time and times. All over the world towns to me are prison; green fields are home. - Author: Marion Dudley Cran
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#94. I prefer to doubt everything. Such a disposition does not preclude a resolute character. On the contrary, as far as I am concerned, I always advance more boldly when I don't know what is waiting me for me. After all, nothing worse than death can happen-and death you can't escape! - Author: Mikhail Lermontov
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#95. Absolutely breathtaking, nail-biting, and edge-of-your-seat. Michael Koryta is a master at maintaining suspense and a hell of a good writer. THOSE WHO WISH ME DEAD is one of the best chase-and-escape novels you'll read this year-or any other year. The pace never lets up. - Author: Nelson DeMille
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#96. There is always a countermove, always an escape or way through. No one said it would be easy and of course the stakes are high, but the path is there for those ready to take it. - Author: Ryan Holiday
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#97. Those sciences which govern the morals of mankind, such as Theology and Philosophy, make everything their concern: no activity is so private or so secret as to escape their attention or their jurisdiction. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#98. I'm impressed you left to keep everyone safe." He tenderly massaged the area above my hipbone with his right thumb.
"I've seen vampire men cry and piss their pants after one hour in the sewers by themselves. You've been walking most of the day and all alone. - Author: Kenya Wright
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#99. He had extracted himself from the Cambridge one-way system by the usual method, which involved going round and round it faster and faster until he achieved a sort of escape velocity and flew off at a tangent in a random direction, which he was now trying to identify and correct for. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#100. When we are young and restless to be free, home is the place from which we long to escape. But if there is still a home intact when trouble arises and life becomes a battlefield, home is the place to which we yearn to return. - Author: Billy Graham
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