The Great Escape Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 66 Quotes About The Great Escape

#1. 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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#2. 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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#3. That is the gospel invitation: come into Christ, escape from judgement and enjoy great blessing. - Author: Steve Timmis
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#4. 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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#5. My dad just wanted me to find something to do to keep me out of trouble. Boxing was the great escape. - Author: Diego Corrales
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#6. One of the reasons that I think I do love to write is because I did have a difficult childhood and not so great teenage years. It always helped me escape from my problems. - Author: Meg Cabot
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#7. Escape from the black widow spider is a miracle as great as art. what a web she can weave slowly drawing you to her she'll embrace you then when she's satisfied she'll kill you still in her embrace and suck the blood from you. - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#8. Nietzsche, who called alcohol and Christianity "the two great European narcotics," was not averse to the therapeutic use of cannabis. "To escape from unbearable pressure you need hashish," Nietzsche wrote. - Author: Martin A. Lee
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#9. I always dream of some great unexpected infidelity. But I have not yet been able to escape my bigamous state."
Milan Kundera, "The Paris Review" summer 1984 no. 92 - Author: Milan Kundera
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#10. When Jack just rescued her Ma's, just succeeded doing the Great Escape:
"Want to go to Bed."
"They'll find us somewhere to sleep in a little while."
"No. Bed."
"You mean in Room?" Ma's pulled back, she's staring in my eyes.
"Yeah. I've seen the world and I'm tired now. - Author: Emma Donoghue
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#11. One travels to escape from it all, but that is the great illusion: It cannot be done, since one travels with one's mind. - Author: Ella Maillart
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#12. At great periods you have always felt, deep within you, the temptation to commit suicide. You gave yourself to it, breached your own defenses. You were a child. The idea of suicide was a protest against life; by dying, you would escape this longing for death. - Author: Cesare Pavese
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#13. An event horizon is also called the point of no return. In a sense of general relativity, it's the point at which the gravitational pull becomes so great escape is impossible. Some theorize quantum gravity effects become significant in the vicinity of such an occurrence. - Author: Karen Marie Moning
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#14. Charlie looked at the great library of scrolls. It would take a lifetime to read them all, even for a genius. So this was how they'd trapped the great Cipher, thought Charlie. She was clever enough to escape any prison. But something in her nature couldn't let the scrolls go unread. Lily's - Author: C.S. Quinn
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#15. We live today in a world in which nobody believes choices should have consequences. But may I tell you the great secret that our culture seeks to deny? You cannot escape the consequences of your choices. Time runs in only one direction. - Author: Stephen L. Carter
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#16. It seems to me that man is made to act rather than to know: the principles of things escape our most persevering researches. - Author: Frederick The Great
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#17. He felt as if he had left a stage behind and many actors.
He felt as if he had left the great seance and all the murmuring ghosts.
He was moving from an unreality that was frightening into a reality that was unreal because it was new. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#18. Freethinkers reject faith as a valid tool of knowledge. Faith is the opposite of reason because reason imposes very strict limits on what can be true, and faith has no limits at all. A Great Escape into faith is no retreat to safety. It is nothing less than surrender. - Author: Dan Barker
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#19. The discovery there is no god is a great relief, because if there were, it would be like living in a celestial North Korea if there was one. You would never be able to escape. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#20. Black holes generate an amazing amount of light. The problem is, their gravity is so great, the light can't escape - it just gets pulled in along with everything else. - Author: Neal Shusterman
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#21. Oh no, real life is escape. The great terrors, the horrors
we hope
of your life come from reading fiction. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#22. I shoved his arm with all my strength, but it wouldn't budge. His waist rippled with sculpted muscles. His chest and shoulders bulged and spoke of great strength. It was one thing to assume he had a big frame, another to have it confirmed with the moon's light. - Author: Kenya Wright
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#23. The vast Pacific ocean would always remain the islanders' great solace, escape and nourishment, the amniotic fluid that would keep them hedonistic and aloof, guarded, gentle and mysterious. - Author: Francine Du Plessix Gray
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#24. There was, for many of us, a great escape in reading about the fantastic and supernatural during wartime. Terrors more terrible than those we were living through gave us an outlet for our anxiety. - Author: M.J. Rose
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#25. One great reason why men practice generosity so little in the world, is, their finding so little there: generosity is catching; and if so many men escape it, it is in a great degree from the same reason that country-men escape the smallpox, because they meet no one to give it to them. - Author: Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke
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#26. Our species may yet end its strange eventful history as just the last, the cleverest of the great apes. The great ape that was clever - but not clever enough. It could escape from most things but not from its own mental confusion. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#27. I love the DJ scene out in the clubs. It is a great way to party and make people happy, the atmosphere is one that I use as an escape from reality. - Author: Danny Masterson
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#28. At the end of the day, despite all the other great things that literature does in society and in a person's life, I think that we read to escape. And I think that place, more than anything, provides that escape quickly, if an author is engaged with the place. - Author: Tea Obreht
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#29. Looking back now across fifteen years I could see with great clarity the fear I had lived in, which must mean that in the interval I had succeeded in a very important undertaking: I must have made my escape from it. - Author: John Knowles
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#30. Certainly there is, for the American Negro artist who can escape the restrictions the more advanced among his own group would put upon him, a great field of unused material ready for his art. - Author: Langston Hughes
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#31. great characters, a real escape, such a fun and exciting read. Really enjoyed this book, cant wait for the next.

LOVE GREAT REVIEWS . - Author: Genevieve Smith
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#32. You cannot escape the results of your thoughts. Whatever your present environment may be, you will fall, remain or rise with your thoughts, your vision, your ideal. You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as your dominant aspiration. - Author: James Lane Allen
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#33. The accumulation of personal wealth and the extension of commercial transactions have developed a great and lamentable increase in certain classes of crimes, while the improvements in transport have largely facilitated the escape of fugitive criminals. - Author: Edward Blake
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#34. When I did 'The Great Escape,' I kept thinking, 'If they were making a movie of my life, that's what they'd call it - the great escape.' - Author: Steve McQueen
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#35. For a thought cannot be un-thought, anymore than the world can be un-made, & thus we can never escape the consequences of our mistake, not without great price, & cost, & pain. Or perhaps not even then. - Author: Gemma Files
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#36. Our passion for fear consumes us and gives birth to the imaginary. Once fear is unleashed, it feeds upon us and rips us apart like a wild animal. Its hold is great, narrow is the escape and treacherous the road. I know of what I speak, for I was once his victim. - Author: Nancy B. Brewer
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#37. GAS, GRASS, OR ASS. NOBODY RIDES FOR FREE. - Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips
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#38. What they do not comprehend is man's helplessness. I am weak, small, of no consequence to the universe. It does not notice me; I live on unseen. But why is that bad? Isn't it that way? Whom the gods notice they destroy. Be small ... and you will escape the jealousy of the great. - Author: Philip K. Dick
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#39. In the Great Deluge in the days of Noah, nearly all mankind perished, eight persons alone being saved in the Ark. In our days a deluge, not of water but of sins, continually inundates the earth, and out of this deluge very few escape. Scarcely anyone is saved. - Author: Alphonsus Liguori
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#40. Think where you are, sir Knight," Nicodemus said, his mouth quirking up into a mocking smile. "The Underworld is a prison for souls. Do you think yours is so great as to escape it?" "I am not great," Michael said quietly. "But God is. - Author: Jim Butcher
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#41. Because of his very great love, he could not steal from this man, but from any other man, in any other camp, he did not hesitate an instant; while the cunning with which he stole enabled him to escape detection. - Author: Jack London
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#42. Men of great talents, whether poets or historians, seldom escape the attacks of those who, without ever favoring the world with any production of their own, take delight in criticising the works of others. - Author: Miguel De Cervantes
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#43. The great escape of our times is escape from personal responsibility for the consequences of one's own behavior. - Author: Thomas Sowell
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#44. The intellectual process must be stirred. A feeling for knowledge for its own sake must be engendered. Learning will then be an exciting adventure which few can escape, nor will many wish to. And it will bring the spirit to a great awakening which can likely last a lifetime. - Author: Julius Sumner Miller
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#45. To the desert go prophets and hermits; through deserts go pilgrims and exiles. Here the leaders of the great religions have sought the therapeutic and spiritual values of retreat, not to escape but to find reality. - Author: Jon Krakauer
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#46. With great effort, I pushed my questions to the side for the time being. We were still fugitives, still undoubtedly pursued. Sydney's car was a brand new Honda CR-V with Louisiana plates and rental sticker.
"What the hell? Is this daring escape sponsored by Honda?"
- Rose Hathaway - Author: Richelle Mead
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#47. Music is always my great escape ... I get to be that wild child and do whatever the hell I want on stage. - Author: Perry Farrell
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#48. Europeans would like to escape from their history, a "great" history written in letters of blood. But others, by the hundreds of millions, are taking it up for the first time, or coming back to it. - Author: Raymond Aron
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#49. The weight of the lie was so great it almost didn't escape my lips and barely made it to her ears - Author: V.C. Andrews
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#50. Famous for his 'Maverick' Western series in the 1950s and 'The Rockford Files' in the '70s, and in movies like 'The Great Escape' and 'Grand Prix' in between, James Garner played amiable, independent characters for more than a half-century and never lost his comforting, enduring appeal. - Author: Richard Corliss
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#51. Mark Twain married the daughter of one of New York State's leading Abolitionists, Jervis Langdon, who helped Frederick Douglass who became the great Negro leader to escape from slavery. - Author: Hal Holbrook
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#52. For me, reading was always the great escape without getting your fingers burnt. - Author: Geri Halliwell
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#53. With all the negativity going on in the world right now, people need an escape. When you give them a hit record or a great record, it allows them to escape for at least three to four minutes. They're not thinking bills or economy or immigration or war when you create that kind of ambiance. - Author: Pitbull
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#54. I love New York, and I'm drawn to a certain intensity of life, but I've just never felt like I want to escape from the Midwest. A writer lives a great deal in his own head, and so one intuitively finds places where your head is more clear. New York for me is one of those places. - Author: Garrison Keillor
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#55. I shall not wholly die and a great part of me will escape the grave - Author: Horace
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#56. It is a great pleasure to escape sometimes from the restless class of Reformers. What if these grievances exist? So do you and I. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#57. A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy. - Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
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#58. In order to satisfy this great oneiric function, which makes it not a kind of total monument, the [Eiffel] Tower must escape reason. The first condition of this victorious flight is that the Tower be an utterly useless monument. - Author: Roland Barthes
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#59. My favorite movie out of the old movies was 'Escape to Witch Mountain.' We were working with horses and bears, and when you have a great friend like Ike and a great director ... it was a great experience. - Author: Kim Richards
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#60. 'Con Air' was kind of a turning point for me, in my mind. I never shot anybody in that movie - I never did anything bad - because there were so many bad guys in that movie. I said, 'The hell with this, I'm just gonna be a lovable guy.' I'm like Steve McQueen in 'The Great Escape.' - Author: M. C. Gainey
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#61. Some writers aren't writers, they are mere escapees' and refugees' on an exile from the jungle of thoughts. - Author: Michael Bassey Johnson
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#62. I'll probably never win an Oscar, but I'll sure have a lot of fun! I really believe that movies are the great escape. - Author: Steven Spielberg
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#63. No, sweet one. See, my precious: if we has it, then we can escape, even from Him, eh? Perhaps we grow very strong, stronger than Wraiths. Lord Smeagol? Gollum the Great? The Gollum! Eat fish every day, three times a day, fresh forum the sea. Most precious Gollum! Must have it... - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#64. Everything is already moving so very fast, but you need a great deal more speed than this to escape the earth's gravitational pull. Seven miles per second. More fuel, please. - Author: Alexander Chee
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#65. All great religions, in order to escape absurdity, have to admit a dilution of agnosticism. It is only the savage, whether of the African bush or the American gospel tent, who pretends to know the will and intent of God exactly and completely. - Author: H.L. Mencken
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#66. As a child, she'd been a great reader, finding the ultimate escape within the pages of a story. She learned that opening a book was like opening a set of double doors - the next step would take her inside to Neverland or Nod, Sunnybrook Farm or Mulberry Street. - Author: Susan Wiggs
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