Top 40 Flee Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Flee Quotes from famous people such as Gao Xingjian, Jean Cocteau, Tinsley Mortimer, Peter Landesman, Voltaire, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

If you're not perfectly conscious of yourself, that sel

If you’re not perfectly conscious of yourself, that self can be tyrannical; in relationship to others, anyone can become a tyrant. That’s why no one can be a Superman. You have to go beyond yourself with a ‘third eye’ – self-awareness – because the one thing you cannot flee is yourself.
Gao Xingjian
The ear disapproves but tolerates certain musical pieces; transfer them into the domain of our nose, and we will be forced to flee.
Jean Cocteau
I consider myself an Upper East Sider, but I may have to reconsider. While I was away, everyone seemed to flee!
Tinsley Mortimer
Refugees tend to avoid planes, airports and fake passports, even though flying may appear to be the most obvious way to flee. For one thing, security procedures at airports are far stricter than at land borders.
Peter Landesman
It is vain for the coward to flee; death follows close behind; it is only by defying it that the brave escape.
On right-to-life, see the Republicans flee from Todd Akin, who committed a gaffe while restating his support for what has been a plank of the Republican platform since 1980.
Pat Buchanan
In the animal world, there are all kinds of behaviors that are binary: for example, to flee or to fight. In any evolutionary environment, knowing your opponent’s decision would not be advantageous for long because your opponent would evolve the same recognition mechanism to also know you.
Chris Adami
It is in fact agreed that I am the plague, the cholera of the benevolent and generous men who are interested in art and that, when I show myself with my plasters, even the Emperor of the Sahara would flee.
Camille Claudel
Flee an enemy who knows your weakness.
Pierre Corneille
I have had many opportunities to flee HK, but I would rather stay and fight the United States government in the courts, because I have faith in Hong Kong’s rule of law.
Edward Snowden
Man can certainly flee from God… but he cannot escape him. He can certainly hate God and be hateful to God, but he cannot change into its opposite the eternal love of God which triumphs even in his hate.
Karl Barth
We know that inflation distorts economic behavior. In the 1970s, a combination of high tax rates and inflation prompted investors to flee production in favor of protection.
Nina Easton
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
John Gay
My mother made the courageous decision to flee a tyrannized Cuba in the 1950s and bring her children to the United States, where I was born.
Bob Menendez
In France, when there was a war, we fought and our ancestors fought, though many had real reason to flee the Germans.
Marion Marechal-Le Pen
So long as the most vulnerable people in our population are consigned to places that the rest of us will always shun and flee and view with fear, I am afraid that educational denial, medical and economic devastation, and aesthetic degradation will be inevitable.
Jonathan Kozol
New rumors that Saddam Hussein is planning to flee to a castle in Libya with 10 billion dollars. Now President Bush doesn’t know whether to nuke him or give him a tax cut.
Craig Kilborn
Within a life that seems uncomfortably scripted by family and community pressures, hyper-religiosity can provide a way to break with parental expectations and flee from parental control.
Deeyah Khan
No level of border security, no wall, doubling the size of the border patrol, all these things will not stop the illegal migration from countries as long as a 7-year-old is desperate enough to flee on her own and travel the entire length of Mexico because of the poverty and the violence in her country.
Jeh Johnson
Austerity and economic insecurity have collided with the scapegoating of migrants and refugees, at a time when global instability and warfare have driven millions to flee violence and persecution, a minority of whom have arrived on European shores to be met with hostility.
Owen Jones
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.
Pietro Aretino
Unless the theatre can ennoble you, make you a better person, you should flee from it.
Constantin Stanislavski
If you flee from the things you fear, there’s no resolution.
Chuck Palahniuk
I grew up learning firsthand what it was like to flee communism and oppression.
Carlos Lopez-Cantera
I love to reread, even more than I like to read, so keeping a hold of books that I adore is very important, although they flee from me – they are always fleeing.
Jesse Ball
We humans have a powerful instinct to flee from peril. It takes a special kind of courage, a deep sense of duty, and extraordinary character to overcome these impulses and – for the sake of others – to run toward the danger.
William Barr
Migration is the story of my life: my parents and grandparents journeyed across four continents to flee war and find jobs, eventually finding their way to the U.S.
Leila Janah
I don’t want to flee, nor do I want to abandon the battle of these farmers who live without any protection in the forest. They have the sacrosanct right to aspire to a better life on land where they can live and work with dignity while respecting the environment.
Dorothy Stang
We can never flee the misery that is within us.
Arthur Golden
Panic is rare, looting is essentially insignificant, people are not terrified and trampling each other to flee from a disaster scene, but in fact are trying to manage a situation. We may in fact revert to some sort of primordial civility.
Rebecca Solnit
Those jobs flee other states because of factors like excessive taxation, punitive regulation and frivolous lawsuits.
Rick Perry
I flee from symbols. I think those who don't want to so

I flee from symbols. I think those who don’t want to solve problems go to the symbols. I’m looking for content.
Ayman Odeh
People don’t flee their homes because they want to, people flee their homes because they feel they have to. Why? Because they don’t have a job, because they are being threatened by gangs, because they don’t have basic things like water, education, health.
Nayib Bukele
The mystery of the Christian life is that Christ expects us to flee sin and the devil, but does not expect us to rid ourselves of either on this side of glory. Repentance is a way of life, and so is the pursuit of godliness. I wish every Christian could be reminded of these two things.
Kevin DeYoung
The public is a ferocious beast; one must either chain it or flee from it.
My father had to flee from what is today Pakistan when he was a child, and he became a manager at IBM, and any item of consumption he would acquire was a direct measurement of his success in life. But that same equation wasn’t going to work for me – I was quite clear about that in my early teens.
Tino Sehgal
How shall a man escape from that which is written; How shall he flee from his destiny?
Build a cell inside your mind, from which you can never flee.
Catherine of Siena
As soldiers need not only courage but tactics also, so does a philosopher need not only courage and philosophy but discernment also, to tell what his right time of dying is – so that he neither seek it nor flee it.
Apollonius of Tyana
I don’t understand why Germans are openly demonstrating against Islamization and radicalization but don’t help the people who flee from such horrors.
Til Schweiger