Escape Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old escape quotes, escape sayings, and escape proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

It is impossible to escape the impression that people commonly use false standards of measurement — that they seek power, success and wealth for themselves and admire them in others, and that they underestimate what is of true value in life. Sigmund Freud
To write poetry and to commit suicide, apparently so contradictory, had really been the same, attempts at escape. John Fowles
It isn't running away they're afraid of. We wouldn't get far. It's those other escapes, the ones you can open in yourself, given a cutting edge. Margaret Atwood
To escape from the world means that one's mind is not concerned with the opinions of the world. Dogen
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. Abraham Lincoln
We don't create a fantasy world to escape reality. We create it to be able to stay. Lynda Barry
Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don't need to escape from. Seth Godin
All the best stories in the world are but one story in reality - the story of escape. It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times, how to escape. Walter Bagehot
A bird that you set free may be caught again, but a word that escapes your lips will not return. Anonymous
The pain we bring to others we cannot escape ourselves. Morgan Llywelyn
The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow. Anonymous
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart, his next to escape the censures of the world. Anonymous
If you think you're free, no escape is possible. Herb Cohen
Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled. Horace
Imagination should be used, not to escape reality but to create it. Colin Wilson
You can't run away from yourself. Bob Marley
Running away will never make you free. Kenny Loggins
Stop leaving and you will arrive, Stop searching and you will see, Stop running away and you will be found. Laozi
We thought we were running away from the grownups, and now we are the grownups. Margaret Atwood
You learned to run from what you feel, and that's why you have nightmares. To deny is to invite madness. To accept is to control. Megan Chance
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. Seneca The Younger
You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it is better to listen to what it has to say. Paulo Coehlo
The hardest prison to escape is in your mind. Anonymous
Maturity is having the ability to escape categorization. K. Rexroth
That's the funny thing about trying to escape. You never really can. Maybe temporarily, but not completely. Jennifer L. Armentrout
Mother used to say escape is never further than the nearest book. David Mitchell
The past can be escaped only by embracing something better. Nicholas Sparks
Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice. Ayn Rand
Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us. Peter De Vries
You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you. You cannot escape the results of your thoughts. Welly Odendo
Ideas are etheric like dreams. Use them now, they will escape from your reality. Gordana Biernat
People have learned to escape reality very well but too often lose their way back. Eugene J. Martin
Fear has two meanings, forget everything and run or face everything and rise. The choice is yours. Zig Ziglar
You will find peace not by trying to escape your problems, but by confronting them courageously. You will find peace not in denial, but in victory. J. Donald Walters
We're so trendy we can't even escape ourselves. Kurt Cobain
No one can escape life’s pain. That’s life. Pierce Brosnan