Top 100 Inescapable Quotes

#1. What is crucial is the provision of opportunities for telling all the diverse stories, for interpreting membership as well as ethnicity, for making inescapable the braids of experience woven into the fabric of America's plurality.

Maxine Greene

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#2. (Dune's Frank) Herbert made religion the inescapable instrument of cultural change.

Joseph Bottum

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#3. I teach a lecture course on American poetry to as many as 150 students. For a lot of them, it's their only elective, so this is their one shot. They'll take the Russian Novel or American Poetry, so I want to give them the high points, the inescapable poets.

Robert Hass

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#4. 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.

Jim Harrison

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#5. It really boils down to this: that all life is interrelated. We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tired into a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one destiny, affects all indirectly.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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#6. The one thing in me more powerful than a general misanthropy is an inescapable compassion for individuals.

Jasper Sole

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#7. So when Jesus says "Love your enemies," he is setting forth a profound and ultimately inescapable admonition.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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#8. The body is the inescapable factor, you see. You can keep in good shape for what you are, but radical change is impossible. Health isn't making everybody into a Greek ideal; it's living out the destiny of the body.

Robertson Davies

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#9. The experience of having brothers and sisters, born of the same parents, sleeping under the same roof, eating at the same table, is an inescapable, delightful and repelling, desired and abhorred part of each child's life.

Margaret Mead

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#10. After four hundred and ninety-nine years of existence, Connor Buchanan arrived at an inescapable conclusion regarding himself. He was a coldhearted old bastard.

Kerrelyn Sparks

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#11. There is a certain inescapable attachment. If you are born somewhere and circumstances don't take you away from it, then you grow up and remain within it.

Graham Swift

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#12. The impermanence of the universe is manifest, inescapable. I know that, yet I am immoderately attached to this life, these pleasures, this place.

Stephanie Mills

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#13. In any society that is governed by the rule of law, some form of morality is always imposed. It's inescapable.

Kirk Cameron

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#14. If humanity is to progress, Gandhi is inescapable.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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#15. We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did the divine right of kings.

Ursula K. Le Guin

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#16. Happiness as an inescapable fate, not a pursuit.

Manu Joseph

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#17. It's inevitable that everyone's first drawing they draw is much like their fingerprint. It's inescapable that one has an identifiable style. It's not a major issue with me, but I never wanted to have a distinctive signature style so much.

Raymond Pettibon

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#18. Each individual work serves as an expression of our most personal state of mind at that particular moment and of the inescapable, imperative need for release by means of an appropriate act of creation: in the rhythm, form, colour and mood of a picture.

Lyonel Feininger

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#19. Adam searched out old friends from the neighborhood. They drank beer together in the garden of the Stag & Hounds, trading stories and trying their best to ignore the inescapable truth - that the ties that once bound them were loosening by the year and might soon be gone altogether.

Mark Mills

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#20. It's inescapable: at this very moment, within the synapses of your brain, leaves are fueling thoughts of leaves. A

Hope Jahren

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#21. I eagerly await new concepts and processes. I believe that the electronic image will be the next major advance. Such systems will have their own inherent and inescapable structural characteristics, and the artist and functional practitioner will again strive to comprehend and control them.

Ansel Adams

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#22. Farkas's Jewish family trees go on for pages, each virtually identical to the one before, until the conclusion becomes inescapable: Jewish doctors and lawyers did not become professionals in spite of their humble origins. They became professionals because of their humble origins.

Malcolm Gladwell

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#23. ...the past shooting out at me like sparrows for the hedgerow, startling and inescapable.

Paula Hawkins

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#24. The memory of the Second World War hangs over Europe, an inescapable and irresistible point of reference. Historical parallels are usually misleading and dangerous.

Antony Beevor

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#25. And no one realizes we should all, always, look like that, each with his eyes full of horror at his own, inescapable solitude.

Luigi Pirandello

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#26. There is a subtle but inescapable connection between the "sacred" attitude and the acceptance of one's in most self.

Thomas Merton

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#27. We all leave one another. We die, we change - it's mostly change - we outgrow our best friends; but even if I do leave you, I will have passed on to you something of myself; you will be a different person because of knowing me; it's inescapable ...

Edna O'Brien

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#28. The sadistic narcissist perceives himself as Godlike, ruthless and devoid of scruples, capricious and unfathomable, emotion-less and non-sexual, omniscient, omnipotent and omni-present, a plague, a devastation, an inescapable verdict.

Sam Vaknin

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#29. Ethics is inescapable.

Peter Singer

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#30. Once again Love, that loosener of limbs,
bittersweet and inescapable, crawling thing,
seizes me.


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#31. I have failed, and failed, and failed again,' he said. 'But no amount of failure can move Elyon's hand of affection away from me. It's inescapable. To live boldly for that kind of love is the least I can do.

Patrick Carman

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#32. The nasty thing which no polite person nowadays will talk about in public. But death, even when unmentionable, remains inescapable. The one sure fact of life is that one day, with or without warning, quietly or painfully, it is going to stop.

J.I. Packer

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#33. Death is the only inescapable, unavoidable, sure thing. We are sentenced to die the day we're born.

Gary Gilmore

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#34. Every community classifies, coerces, and restricts its members in some fashion; the particulars vary, but compliance with social forms is an inescapable fact of human existence. The exaggerated requirements

Edith Wharton

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#35. It is only in the light of the inescapable fact of death that a person can adequately engage and enter upon the mysterious fact of life.

John Hines

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#36. But man's eyes are blind through sin, and he can discern no part of God's truth till the Spirit opens them. Inner illumination, leading directly as it does to a deep, inescapable conviction, is thus fundamental to the Spirit's work as a teacher.

J.I. Packer

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#37. We parked in the lot by the lake and as we emerged from the car, the mountains seemed to have closed in around us and the quiet was palpable, inescapable, underlined by the distant, humming rush of Poulnapass Waterfall.

Orna Ross

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#38. Satisfaction played across his face in an inescapable symphony of creases and twitches and twinkling blue eyes.

Dorothy Adamek

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#39. It is the inescapable duty of management to fire incompetent people.

David Ogilvy

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#40. It is inescapable that every culture must negotiate with technology, whether it does so intelligently or not. A bargain is struck in which technology giveth and technology taketh away.

Neil Postman

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#41. I always wanted to be a cowboy. But alas! I was burdened early with certain inescapable obligations to world literature.

Edward Abbey

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#42. Geniuses can be scintillating and geniuses can be somber, but it's that inescapable sorrowful depth that shines through-originality.

Jack Kerouac

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#43. Christianity tells us we have free will. God has provided man with a choice whether to believe in Him or not. If God's existence were logically inescapable, there would be no free will to choose whether or not to believe in Him.

Stephen McAndrew

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#44. Gandhi was inevitable. If humanity is to progress, Gandhi is inescapable. He lived, thought and acted, inspired by the vision of humanity evolving toward a world of peace and harmony. We may ignore Gandhi at our own risk.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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#45. A writer has an inescapable voice. I think it's inherent in the nature, and I think that we don't control it anymore than we control what we want to write about.

Horton Foote

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#46. Your life is inescapable. Unless you decide to escape it.

David Levithan

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#47. What would it be like if we had four years and four months to watch an inescapable doom advancing toward us, knowing that when it finally arrived it would blow the skin right off our bones?

Bill Bryson

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#48. To be human, at the most profound level, is to encounter honestly the inescapable circumstances that constrain us, yet muster the courage to struggle compassionately for our own unique individualities and for more democratic and free societies.

Cornel West

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#49. But it is an inescapable conclusion that life has to be dynamic and not static. Change is bound to come one way or another.

John Wyndham

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#50. I wasn't exactly thrilled about it being a Lutheran organization, but when you live in Minnesota - land of lutefisk and home to no less than seven Lutheran colleges and four Lutheran seminaries - Lutherans are kind of inescapable.

Chris Stedman

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#51. It is a certified kind of blindness - official, and in many diabolical ways, inescapable.

John Zande

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#52. Chinese are wise in comprehending without many words what is inevitable and inescapable and therefore only to be borne.

Pearl S. Buck

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#53. Why do we laugh at such terrible things? Because comedy is often the sarcastic realization of inescapable tragedy.

Bryant H. McGill

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#54. Hard words will break no bones:
But more than bones are broken
By the inescapable stones
Of fond words left unspoken.

Jan Struther

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#55. One of the inescapable encumbrances of leading an interesting life is that there have to be moments when you almost lose it.

Jimmy Buffett

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#56. I wake up, I feel the inescapable oppression of the sunlight pouring through my bedroom window, and I am struck by the fact that I am alone. And that everyone is alone. And that everything I understood seven hours ago has already changed, and that I have to learn everything again.

Chuck Klosterman

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#57. Roaming the world as a foreign correspondent for more than a decade, I was able to observe how a variety of vastly different nations organized themselves economically. The inescapable conclusion was that no politician anywhere on the planet has ever actually created a rupee's worth of prosperity.

Louis Rukeyser

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#58. The inescapable price of liberty is an ability to preserve it from destruction.

Douglas MacArthur

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#59. Pregnancy, childbirth, healing and old age all required gee force. No amount of gengineering by the Biomistresses of the great stations could circumvent that inescapable evolutionary fact.

Jay Lake

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#60. News for the godless: religion is inescapable. there has never been a human society without some form of worship. And don't point to communist societies like the Soviet Union - they worshipped blue jeans.

Stephen Colbert

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#61. There is a law out there, if not of thermodynamics then of something equally primary and inescapable, that explains why everything from instant messaging to fabulous sex to aspic can in the end be defined as an illustration of the futility of existence. And it really, really sucks.

Julie Powell

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#62. So it was that my life passed from the joyous realm of heaven to the choking and inescapable tortures of hell.

Catherine Gilbert Murdock

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#63. The unfortunate and inescapable historical truth is that those in government - from both parties and with a few courageous exceptions - do not feel constrained by the Constitution. They think they can do whatever they want.

Andrew Napolitano

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#64. What a haunting, inescapable riddle life was.

Walter De La Mare

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#65. Didst thou give me this inescapable loneliness so that it would be easier for me to give thee all?

Dag Hammarskjold

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#66. A Washington summer is a physical being: a shaggy, slobbering beast; relentless, inescapable, forever panting its heavy, humid breath into the face of each citizen and pushing its weight against the wilting populace, demanding attention-a constant, unwelcome companion.

Jennifer Bort Yacovissi

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#67. I learned to distinguish between the two kinds of people in the world: those who have known inescapable sorrow and those who have not.

Pearl S. Buck

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#68. Self-judgment clouds our mind with inescapable indictments.

Balroop Singh

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#69. To a Scot, the past clings like sand to wet feet,
and is carried about as a burden.
The many ghosts are always a part of them, inescapable.

Geddes MacGregor

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#70. His feelings for Hunter kept falling down on him like an inescapable rain. He kept getting drenched, not sure if he wanted to dance in it or pop open an umbrella and run for cover. "You're such an idiot," he told himself quietly.

Brandon Shire

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#71. It's silly to try to escape other people's faults. They are inescapable. Just try to escape your own.

Marcus Aurelius

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#72. I dreaded Mondays. They always loomed up before their time, like some quiet, inescapable, energy-sucking demon.

M.K. Schiller

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#73. Every step you take - everywhere you stand - the ground beneath your feet is tainted by some kind of casualty. It's an inescapable fact. Nothing is untouched by death. Nothing.

J.M. Darhower

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#74. Reynolds showed me that the power of love is both inescapable and infinite.

Laura Ward

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#75. There's this truth about mirrors. It's inescapable. But they can lie, too. They can distort the truth, even hide the truth. They create illusion.

Jodi Meadows

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#76. To be a mass tourist, for me, ... is, in lines and gridlock and transaction after transaction, to confront a dimension of yourself that is as inescapable as it is painful: As a tourist, you become economically significant but existentially loathsome, an insect on a dead thing.

David Foster Wallace

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#77. Which aspects of our nature will prevail is uncertain, particularly when our visions and prospects are bound to one small part of the small planet Earth. But up there in the Cosmos an inescapable perspective awaits.

Carl Sagan

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#78. The inescapable fact is that when we build a society based on greed, selfishness, and ruthless competition, the fruits we can expect to reap are economic insecurity at home and international discord abroad.

Tommy Douglas

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#79. More often than not, finding out what you love doing most is about recovering an old love or an inescapable truth that has been silenced for years, even decades. When you come to your dream job, your thing, it is rarely a first encounter. It's usually a reunion.

Jon Acuff

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#80. Being overly critical of yourself is like having a relentless, inescapable bully who follows you everywhere you go and abuses you.

Bryant McGill

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#81. One's story isn't a skin to be shed - it's inescapable, one's body and blood. You go on pumping it out till you die, the story veined with the themes of your life, the ever-recurring story that's at once your invention and the invention of you.

Philip Roth

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#82. I had the crucial and inescapable realization that I wanted him. Not just in bed. Not just as a friend, but all of him. Every piece of the puzzle. I'd never wanted anything so badly in my life.

R.K. Lilley

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#83. Growing old is partly an inescapable process of accommodation and adjustment.

Kathe Kollwitz

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#84. It is regarded as axiomatic that parents have more power then children. This is an inescapable biological fact; young children are completely dependent on their parents or other caring adults for survival.

Judith Lewis Herman

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#85. Simply because an evil was inescapable was no reason to term it a 'good.

Robert A. Heinlein

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#86. That is the inescapable math of tragedy and the multiplication of grief. Too many good people die a little when they lose someone they love. One death begets two or twenty or one hundred. It's the same all over the world.

Ben Sherwood

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#87. Triumph often is nearest when defeat seems inescapable.

B.C. Forbes

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#88. I'm the inescapable curse that caught you when you opened your door.

Pam Godwin

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#89. You have been trapped in the inescapable net of ruin by your own want of sense.


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#90. Reading is a way to escape the inescapable


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#91. William Shatner has found a place in your life. In some respects he's become inescapable!


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#92. This inescapable duty to observe oneself: if someone else is observing me, naturally I have to observe myself too; if none observe me, I have to observe myself all the closer.

Franz Kafka

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#93. It is always tempting to try to shut out the suffering that is an inescapable part of the human condition, but once it has broken through the cautionary barricades we have erected against it, we can never see the world in the same way again.

Karen Armstrong

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#94. [Louis Armstrong is] the father of us all, regardless of style or how modern we get. His influence is inescapable. Some of the things he was doing in the 20's and 30's, people still haven't dealt with.

Nicholas Payton

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#95. I like weird. Conformity bores but is inescapable for the most part. We all follow something, even if it is following the goal of wanting to stand apart. We are a sea of ordinary people; it is always the quirk, the flaw or the ingenuity that stands out.

Donna Lynn Hope

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#96. Destiny, noun: 1. The inevitable or irresistible course of events. 2. The inescapable future. 3. See also screwed.

Seanan McGuire

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#97. What came to me later in those dark, dreaming hours put paid to that though and as always my mind led me treacherously back to the bleak and inescapable truth.
There was no cure for what one had seen or done.

Hannah Blatchford

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#98. We can't write a serious novel in the 21st century without acknowledging the inescapable self-awareness we're stuck with. The idea we're surrounded by falsehoods and lies. It's hard for the thinking person to believe in narratives. And yet we want some place to invest our belief.

Michael Helm

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#99. Above all am I convinced of the need, irrevocable and inescapable, of every human heart, for God. No matter how we try to escape, to lose ourselves in restless seeking, we cannot separate ourselves from our divine source. There is no substitute for God.

A.J. Cronin

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#100. Time is a daunting thing; it's inescapable. Some moments pass unobserved and others stay with us, remaining frozen, lasting a lifetime...

Jacqueline Simon Gunn

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