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" 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. "
" A calming place, where you can go to escape it all and just focus on your body, is so wonderful to have. "
Mary Helen Bowers
" A child can escape the shadows. "
" Acting is an escape from the boring person that I am in real life. "
" A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it. "
Alexis de Tocqueville
" Adventurous reading allows one to escape a little from the provincialities of one's home culture and the blinders of one's narrow self. "
" After 9/11, Hekmatyar helped Osama bin Laden escape from the mountains of Tora Bora into Pakistan, and then decamped to Iran, until his presence there became a bit too inconvenient. "
" All persons harboring or secreting the conspirators or aiding their concealment or escape, will be treated as accomplices in the murder of the President and shall be subject to trial before a military commission, and the punishment of death. "
Edwin M. Stanton
" All the best stories 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. "
A. C. Benson
" 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. "
" Also, most people read fiction as an escape - and I wonder whether my books aren't a bit too grounded in reality to reach the widest possible audience. "
" A man has only one escape from his old self: to see a different self in the mirror of some woman's eyes. "
Clare Boothe Luce
" A man whose life has been dishonourable is not entitled to escape disgrace in death. "
" A martyr can never cooperate with death, go to death in a way that they're not trying to escape. "
" And I think it is the genius of actors to be able to escape whatever people are expecting of them. Otherwise you become like a factory worker. "
" Animals need to understand other species, if only to prey on them or escape from them. "
Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
" Anyone can escape into sleep, we are all geniuses when we dream, the butcher's the poet's equal there. "
Emile M. Cioran
" Anyone who has passed though the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not made a fool by it, may consider himself as having had a very narrow escape. "
" Art was always for me an escape and a way to relate to the world around me. "
" As a kid, books were my great escape and my salvation. "
" As a kid I quite fancied the romantic, Bohemian idea of being an artist. I expect I thought I could escape from the difficulties of maths and spelling. Maybe I thought I would avoid the judgement of the establishment. "
" As a little kid in the late 1960s, I was afraid of the world. Even if I didn't get caught in the draft that was sending American teenagers to Vietnam, there was always the possibility of a Soviet nuclear attack. I made constant escape plans and imagined a life going from port to port. "
" As a teenager, I ached to grow up even more than I dreaded to. I craved escape from my parents' impositions on what I believed. "
" As a writer, you should care about reluctant readers. You want these kids to feel like books are amazing and cool and that they're an escape. "
" As a young boy in Libya, it was hard to escape the conclusion that the women were the most feeling and most functional part of society. "
" As far as Athens is concerned, I also think about all those people who are trying to escape tax all the time. All these people in Greece who are trying to escape tax. "
" As for Philadelphia, you know what it is like? Sink holes. You stand in the earth and it opens up and you're sucked down. I'm never going to escape Philadelphia. "
" As Jews, their families left Russia to escape the poverty and the antisemitism. "
Martin Lewis Perl
" As Mark Weiner puts it, whether you gain 50 pounds or lose 50 pounds, whether you have a sex change operation for that matter, that it doesn't matter, that there is some part of ourselves that we cannot escape. "
" As memory may be a paradise from which we cannot be driven, it may also be a hell from which we cannot escape. "
John Lancaster Spalding
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