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Top 100 Quotes About Fleeing

#1. What the United States has done is to be open to people who are fleeing tyranny, who are fleeing danger, but we have done it in a very careful way that has worked for us. - Author: Condoleezza Rice
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#2. My greatest interest in it was certainly not to avoid those things that were going to be controversial about the family but the interest I had in the story was predominantly what he was pursuing and not as much what he was fleeing. - Author: Sean Penn
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#3. I'm an ice queen, I'm the Sun King, I'm an alien fleeing from District 9 and I'm a dominatrix. So I reckon that makes me a lukewarm royalty with a whip from outer space. - Author: Anna Wintour
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#4. The fact that he'd been here only two minutes and already had a girl hurling herself onto his bed would have been thrilling, except that of course she was fleeing infernal rodents. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#5. The woman ran down the dirt track as if fleeing demons from Hell. - Author: C.L. Bevill
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#6. We are battling fanatics who kidnap and behead civilians and shoot fleeing children in the back. There can be no dialogue with such people, and the American people understand this. - Author: Kay Bailey Hutchison
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#7. One of them was Fritz Thyssen, one of the earliest and biggest contributors to the party. Fleeing the "Nazi regime has ruined German industry." And to all he met abroad he proclaimed, "What a fool ( Dummkopf ) I was! - Author: William L. Shirer
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#8. Her mighty eyebrow rose like a kite catching the wind, flock of geese fleeing a shotgun blast, excursion balloon departing carnival grounds. - Author: Dennis Vickers
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#9. If the word integration means anything, this is what it means that we, with love, shall force our brothers to see themselves as they are, to cease fleeing from reality and begin to change it - Author: James A. Baldwin
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#10. They were involved in a firefight and felt they were surrounded. Whether they escaped from that and were fleeing and went in the wrong direction, we don't know. - Author: Hugh Shelton
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#11. One who has a personality that grates like glass paper should probably choose footwear sufficient for fleeing from irritated people. - Author: Lindsay Buroker
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#12. But it all zipped by. One minute Marlena and I were up to our eyeballs, and the next thing we knew the kids were borrowing the car and fleeing the coop for college. And now, here I am. In my nineties and alone. - Author: Sara Gruen
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#13. To Ejinar that cannonball was a monster with a will of its own. It showed him what war was: not a battery that exploded and sent matchstick soldiers fleeing, but a dragon that breathed hot fire on his naked heart. - Author: Carsten Jensen
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#14. She wished he weren't so damned fit. Running away was a lot harder when the guy you were fleeing kept in such an excellent shape. -Cath Talarico - Author: Ruthie Knox
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#15. We will only keep people from fleeing the countryside into urban favelas, villas miseries, shantytowns and squatter villages when the productivity gap is closed between what brute labor on the soil can accomplish and what advanced technology makes possible today - and will make possible tomorrow. - Author: Alvin Toffler
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#16. Yet I pity the poor wretch, though he's my enemy. He's yoked to an evil delusion, but the same fate could be mine. I see clearly: we who live are all phantoms, fleeing shadows. - Author: Sophocles
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#17. Everyone seems to be fleeing from the responsibilities that come from being who you are. I think that is why the blogosphere is thriving. It allows people to develop a fantasy self. - Author: Lee Siegel
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#18. Under Malcolm Fraser's Liberal governments in the 1970s, large numbers of refugees fleeing Vietnam in wretched boats were taken in without any great fuss. - Author: Richard Flanagan
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#19. A threat leads to nothing if it is not accepted. In fighting the good fight, you should never forget that. Just as you should never forget that both attacking and fleeing are part of the fight. What isn't a part of the fight is becoming paralyzed by fear. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#20. In 2013 we had never faced a crisis like the Syrian refugee crisis now. Up until that point, a refugee meant someone fleeing oppression, fleeing Communism like it is in my community. - Author: Marco Rubio
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#21. I believe we have become paralyzed, paralyzed by our desire to be loved. Now our founding fathers had the wisdom to know that social acceptance and popularity were fleeing, and that this country's principles needed to be rooted in strengths greater than the passions and the emotions of the times. - Author: Chris Christie
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#22. We can't deter people fleeing for their lives. They will come. The choice we have is how well we manage their arrival, and how humanely - Author: Antonio Guterres
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#23. His comb had left visible, parallel grooves through his heavily gelled brown hair, like the tracks of fleeing dinosaurs in a fresh volcanic mudflow. - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#24. There may be thunder in Europe but it is in America the lightning will fall - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#25. I vaguely remember a story about a woman who looked back while fleeing a broken city. She turned into a pillar of salt. A harsh fate, but I got the point. You can't look back when you're escaping disaster. You can't hope that someone will come after you, either. - Author: Emery Lord
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#26. As we speak, cruel time is fleeing. Seize the day, believing as little as possible in the morrow. - Author: Horace
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#27. Grown men have been seen fleeing after reading the menu posted outside. - Author: William E. Geist
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#28. SLEEP IS NOT, DEATH IS NOT; WHO SEEM TO DIE LIVE. HOUSE YOU WERE BORN IN, FRIENDS OF YOUR SPRING-TIME, OLD MAN AND YOUNG MAID, DAY'S TOIL AND ITS GUERDON, THEY ARE ALL VANISHING, FLEEING TO FABLES, CANNOT BE MOORED. - Ralph Waldo Emerson - Author: Ransom Riggs
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#29. Space flights are merely an escape, a fleeing away from oneself, because it is easier to go to Mars or to the moon than it is to penetrate one's own being. - Author: C. G. Jung
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#30. I think we live in a culture that relentlessly pursues comfort. Ease is related to disease. We shouldn't always be fleeing hardship. Hardship also brings people together. We should welcome it. - Author: Dan Buettner
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#31. Fight against your ego with the four swords of training: eat little, sleep little, speak little, and be patient when people harm you ... Then the ego will walk the paths of obedience, like a fleeing horseman in the field of battle. - Author: Yahya Ibn Mu'adh Al-Razi
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#32. Britain has always been a home to the vulnerable, and we've always done what we need to do to help people who are fleeing persecution. - Author: George Osborne
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#33. Many of us spend our early years in unconscious flight from our true purpose, only to run smack into it at last, like a fleeing movie heroine who backs around a corner - we know what comes next - and turns abruptly to find herself face to face with her nemesis, or, more often, her deliverance. - Author: Carey Harrison
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#34. She will never mention to Leonard that she'd planned on fleeing, even for a few hours. As if he were the one in need of care and comfort
as if he were the one in danger. - Author: Michael Cunningham
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#35. Poor Humanity, crazed with fear, was fleeing in all directions on hearing the thundering pace of the Plague, War, Hunger and Death. - Author: Vicente Blasco Ibanez
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#36. Happiness is.. looking at the closing door, then bolting them from outside and fleeing. - Author: Vikrmn
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#37. When you shoot someone who is fleeing, it's not self-defense. It's an execution. - Author: Stephen Carter
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#38. It is love and reason,' I said,'fleeing from all the madness of war. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#39. Fleeing the premises?" Detective Canavan echos sarcastically. "Have you been watching Castle again?"
"It's a reasonable question," I say. "And Castle's a very good show. - Author: Meg Cabot
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#40. His real war was within himself. He was a boy dressed as a soldier, pumping his chest, slinging his gun, and fleeing in horror at a glimpse of his own reflection. - Author: Maggie Young
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#41. I wish you always the joyous summer you deserve and blame you not for fleeing the stark winter you saw in me.
-Stanton Horne, Lord Wyndham (in his letter to Lady Alicia) - Author: Celeste Bradley
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#42. Without electrons, there is no Google. And without clean electrons, there will be no Google customers, since we'll all be too busy fleeing from rising seas, droughts, and disease. - Author: Jeff Goodell
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#43. Fleeing into aphorisms, the last refuge of an adult under siege. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#44. It hurts!" bellowed Ramirez drunkenly, flinging a last pair of bolts at a fleeing ghoul. "Ow! Ow, it hurts! It hurts to be this *good*! - Author: Jim Butcher
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#45. The visual system of the brain has the organization, computational profile, and architecture it has in order to facilitate the organism's thriving at the four Fs: feeding fleeing, fighting, and reproduction. - Author: Vilayanur S. Ramachandran
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#46. I can understand people simply fleeing the mountainous effort Christmas has become ... but there are always a few saving graces and finally they make up for all the bother and distress. - Author: May Sarton
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#47. This country has a proud history of opening its doors to generations of people fleeing personal persecution, civil unrest and war. - Author: Charles Kennedy
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#48. And wolves of water broke from behind me. The soldiers whirled, fleeing. But my wolves were faster. I was faster as I ran with them, in the heart of the pack. Wolf after wolf roared out of the Sidra, as colossal as the one I had once killed, pouring into the streets, racing upward. I - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#49. All creation necessarily ends in this: Creators, powerless, fleeing from the things they have wrought. - Author: David Eagleman
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#50. Where can one think of fleeing, if the cell is everything? And - Author: Fernando Pessoa
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#51. An unarmed man can only flee from evil, and evil is not overcome by fleeing from it. - Author: Jeff Cooper
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#52. U.K. citizens fleeing the Middle East and Japan have been allowed to take their animal companions with them on evacuation flights. The U.S. is not so civilized, and that's a blot on our national copybook. - Author: Ingrid Newkirk
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#53. Voltaire was also there, fleeing a royal arrest warrant, and working as a kind of one-man eighteenth-century USO show during the siege, offering bons mots and brandy between bouts of battle and composing odes to the military men. The - Author: Tom Reiss
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#54. Where, then, lies the mistake, since all men crave the happy life? It is that they regard the means for producing happiness as happiness itself, and, while seeking happiness, they are really fleeing from it. For - Author: Seneca.
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#55. By disgracing and degrading the presidency of the United States, by fleeing the White House like a diseased cur, Richard Nixon broke the heart of the American Dream. - Author: Hunter S. Thompson
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#56. Most of the travel was purposeless, carried out in exactly the desperate spirit of fleeing from pursuers. It was romantic, in a certain sense. Especially if you're not the one doing it. - Author: Charles Frazier
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#57. Embracing amnesty and open borders. Sure, other countries have borders (the ones most people are fleeing from), but discussing the possibility of an American border is smeared as racist - the - Author: Greg Gutfeld
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#58. Love comes like storm clouds
Fleeing from the wind, and casts
Shadows on the moon. - Author: Zoe Marriott
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#59. Dusk
I feel my heart melting
in the mildness like candles:
my veins are slow oil
and not wine,
and I feel my life fleeing
hushed and gentle like the gazelle. - Author: Gabriela Mistral
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#60. My parents, fleeing a repressive regime in the Dominican Republic, were embraced by this country and taught us to love it in return. After my father served proudly in the U.S. Army, they settled in Buffalo, N.Y., and were able to live the American Dream. - Author: Thomas Perez
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#61. Banning refugees from fleeing west Africa is like shuttering up the windows while a house burns down, - Author: Sarah Hanson-Young
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#62. Biologists summarize these hypothalamic duties as the "four F's" of animal behavior - feeding, fleeing, fighting, and, well, sexual congress. - Author: Sam Kean
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#63. Put them in a spot where they have no place to go, and they will die before fleeing. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#64. The sin of fallen man is this: Man seeks the benefits of God while at the same time fleeing from God Himself. - Author: R.C. Sproul
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#65. The wolf turned to Rachel. She was afraid to run, afraid fleeing would make it chase her. Somewhere in the stored files of her mind, she remembered one should not look directly at a menacing dog, but she couldn't take her eyes from it. - Author: G.G. Collins
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#66. The American Dream has always focused on building a better life for yourself and your family, striving for success, and even fleeing from religious prosecution. - Author: Marc Veasey
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#67. When Jesus comes to the earth in the New Testament, we are quickly introduced to him as an immigrant. Fleeing a brutal political situation in Bethlehem after he is born, Jesus' family travels to Egypt, where they live for years as sojourners in a foreign land. - Author: David Platt
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#68. It is not by sidestepping or fleeing from suffering that we are healed, but rather by our capacity for accepting it, maturing through it and finding meaning through union with Christ, who suffered with infinite love. - Author: Pope Benedict XVI
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#69. You cannot escape one infinite, I told myself, by fleeing to another. You cannot escape the revelation of the identical by taking refuge in the illusion of the multiple. - Author: Umberto Eco
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#70. My way is in the sand flowing
between the shingle and the dune
the summer rain rains on my life
on me my life harrying fleeing
to its beginning to its end - Author: Samuel Beckett
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#71. I've always been in the theater. I've always gone to it. That's been my way to cope. Early on in my career, I remember running - fleeing - to the theater as a way of coping with all the meshugaas that was going on for me. - Author: Al Pacino
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#72. Each member of this shadowy network resented the others, who were irritating reminders that nothing was more American, whatever that means, than fleeing the American, whatever that is, and that their soft version of self-imposed exile was just another of late empire's packaged tours. - Author: Ben Lerner
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#73. Chasing angels or fleeing demons, go to the mountains. - Author: Jeffrey Rasley
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#74. It was a flight, a kind of fleeing, a kind of falling, falling higher and higher, spinning off the edge of the earth and beyond the sun and through the vast silent vacuum where there were no burdens and where everything weighed exactly nothing. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#75. Many immigrants do not talk about what they endured back home. They were fleeing that world, and when they left they didn't want to talk about it because there had been pain and heartbreak under the caste system of the South. They didn't want to burden their children with what they had endured. - Author: Isabel Wilkerson
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#76. Because we are made in God's image, in fleeing from a relationship with a loving God, we are also running from being our most authentic selves. - Author: Kathleen Norris
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#77. News networks giving a greater voice to viewers because the social web is so popular are like a chef on the Titanic who, seeing the looming iceberg and fleeing customers, figures ice is the future and starts making snow cones. - Author: Randall Munroe
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#78. The one who merely flees is not yet free. In fleeing he is still conditioned by that from which he flees. - Author: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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#79. America became a special source of attraction to people who were fleeing the aftereffects of the 30 Years War and the religious persecution that began to sweep through Europe in the period between the Renaissance and the Enlightenment. And when people got here, very often they succeeded. - Author: Mitch Horowitz
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#80. We are not youth any longer. We don't want to take the world by storm. We are fleeing. We fly from ourselves. From our life. We were eighteen and had begun to love life and the world; and we had to shoot it to pieces. - Author: Erich Maria Remarque
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#81. As their figures recede, it strikes Filsan as ironic that they had delayed fleeing so they could take as many of their possessions as possible, but now those very possessions prevent their flight. - Author: Nadifa Mohamed
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#82. I was still madly in love with her when I left her but the desire had died, and not all the years of sharing and caring and discovering and journeying could keep me from fleeing. - Author: Tarun J. Tejpal
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#83. Multiculturalism is only in the West. We are absorbing a large number of Muslims in the west and at the same time the Christians and the Jews and other minorities are fleeing the Middle East, churches are being burnt, nobody is talking about it. Where are the religious freedom of the minorities. - Author: Mark Durie
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#84. I see two options,' said Damon. 'Running or fleeing.'

'They're the same thing.'

'Fleeing's more ... dramatic. - Author: Gary Meehan
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#85. If there's any redeeming quality that I can find in running away from something, it's that I'm on my feet. Now all I've got to do is alter my direction. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#86. I often ask to what place I am running, for if I am unable to identify that place it is likely that I am running in a circle of the most circular sort. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#87. A high heart ought to bear calamities and not flee them, since in bearing them appears the grandeur of the mind and in fleeing them the cowardice of the heart. - Author: Pietro Aretino
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#88. After the outbreak of war, in April 1940, we left Geneva with our three children aged 4 years, 2 years and 2 weeks only to become part of the disordered refugee crowds fleeing across France from the German army. - Author: James Meade
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#89. The hypothalamus is one of the most important parts of the brain, involved in many kinds of motivation, among other functions. The hypothalamus controls the "Four F's": fighting, fleeing, feeding, and mating. - Author: Marvin Dunnette
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#90. Art is the fatal net which catches these strange moments on the wing like mysterious butterflies, fleeing the innocence and distraction of common men. - Author: Giorgio De Chirico
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#91. For a breathtaking moment;
I spoke the language of the fleeing leaves
When the sky is shrouded in darkness
Of incoming Ravens in black plumage. - Author: Kristian Goldmund Aumann
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#92. Opportunity is responsibility. It is a fleeing conjunction of circumstances. It is a test as well as a privilege. To be always equal to the opportunity, - what more could be said of the highest success in life? - Author: Lilian Whiting
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#93. I hate fleeing as much as anyone," I said, "but Emma and I look like nineteenth-century axe murderers, and you're a dog who wears glasses. We're bound to be noticed. - Author: Ransom Riggs
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#94. Faithful is also a reminder of how important companionship is to the Christian walk, but not more important than the desire for eternal life that motivated Faithful to keep fleeing for his life, no matter how strong the desire for friendship.
Chapter - Author: John Bunyan
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#95. I had chosen to leave, and live alone in a foreign country. And in fleeing thousands of miles across the Pacific, I chose myself, and a chance at a different future. - Author: Alison Singh Gee
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#96. People end up fleeing countries who adopt economic policies based on these flawed principles. And more often than not, they come here. - Author: Marco Rubio
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#97. The false hope I filled myself with is fleeing and I'm beginning to feel scared again. - Author: S.A. Tawks
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#98. His words and ensuing actions - fleeing instead of fighting - had indeed put a bit of doubt in the kindly elf's not-so-closed mind. - Author: R.A. Salvatore
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#99. Perfect wisdom has four parts: Wisdom, the principle of doing things aright. Justice, the principle of doing things equally in public and private. Fortitude, the principle of not fleeing danger, but meeting it. Temperance, the principle of subduing desires and living moderately. - Author: Plato
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#100. And the least stupid, fleeing the herd where fate has penned them fast, take refuge in the wards of opium, so much for what is news around the world. - Author: Charles Baudelaire
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