Words matter. These are the best Escaped Quotes from famous people such as Lorene Scafaria, Sadiq Khan, Bella Heathcote, Gerard Arpey, Camille Paglia, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I escaped to New York, and then L.A., but when I dream of home, I still dream of my old house in Holmdel.
More than 300 languages are spoken in London. Religions are freely practiced. Rich and poor live on the same street, side by side. We’ve actually escaped many of the most difficult problems – integration and community cohesion.
I think for me, home needs to be a sanctuary. I need to feel like I’ve escaped the day when I get home.
However, the economics of our business continued to deteriorate. We barely escaped bankruptcy a year ago, and in the aftermath of that escape we had to make some even tougher decisions.
I’m very pro-American – my entire family escaped poverty in Italy because they rightly believed in the American dream.
We escaped the last big bursting of a bubble – the dotcom bubble – with a relatively light U.S. recession. On that occasion, the world economy found its way back on track fairly quickly.
A new bubble will replace the old one. A new technology will come along to fix the messes we made with the last one. In a way, that is the story of the settling of the Americas, the supposedly inexhaustible frontier to which Europeans escaped.
I escaped my destiny. The odds were that I would end up in prison, but I didn’t.
I was not the son of a worker or lacking in material or social resources for a relatively comfortable existence; I could say I miraculously escaped wealth.
Without the tape-recorded evidence demonstrating irrefutably, in Nixon’s own voice, his knowledge of and active involvement in obstruction of justice, it is likely that Nixon would have escaped impeachment and removal from office.
And at ten, or whatever time, in the morning we had the press conference, what we knew is there had been an incident at Three Mile Island, that it was shut down, that there was water that had escaped but it was contained.
Despite the fact that human beings think that they have escaped the evolutionary paradigm, they’ve done nothing of the kind, and so we should expect the belief systems that people hold to mirror the evolutionary interests that people have.
One of the most missed components of the entire insurgency in Iraq was that Syria and Bashar al-Assad facilitated Al Qaeda’s operations in Iraq. They actually headquartered the Iraq Ba’ath Party and all of their escaped generals in Damascus.
I created my family with the people I met in the theater and escaped in the stories I told and the characters I got a chance to play. It’s just always felt like home.
Barack Obama winning the election had an instant impact on everything – race relations, national self-esteem, tolerance. It also had an instant affect on ‘Frost/Nixon.’ At a stroke, instead of being a piece that reminded people of the agony they were in, it became an uplifting message about the agony they had escaped.
I was fortunate enough in my public school that they had a full music program, and no one escaped it. It was treated as a subject that was as important as everything else, and I believe it is.
Those revolutionaries who have, by chance, escaped the gallows should live and show to the world that they cannot only embrace gallows for the ideal but also bear the worst type of tortures in the dark, dingy prison cells.
I started making houses for ants because I thought they needed somewhere to live. Then I made them shoes and hats. It was a fantasy world I escaped to where my dyslexia didn’t hold me back and my teachers couldn’t criticize me. That’s how my career as a micro-sculptor began.
I have been very fortunate as to escape through another day’s very severe fighting and escaped unhurt.
Just because I do what I do doesn’t mean I escaped adolescence, all the bumps and bruises that go along with it.
I was able to see the lights coming from China. If maybe I could go where the lights are I could find something to eat, that’s why I escaped.
I just feel lucky that I somehow escaped from the confines of the business class… I feel so fortunate that somehow I managed to break out of that world and get to do something that really had more meaning.
I came close to depression, but when I started to feel I could really lose myself, I somehow escaped it.
I’m scared of audiences. One show in Amsterdam I was so nervous, I escaped out the fire exit. I’ve thrown up a couple of times. Once in Brussels, I projectile vomited on someone. I just gotta bear it. But I don’t like touring. I have anxiety attacks a lot.
When any calamity has been suffered the first thing to be remembered is, how much has been escaped.
My father’s father fled a pogrom in Russia in the early 20th century and was welcomed to the United States. So was my stepmother, who escaped as a young girl from Communist Hungary in 1950.
How can they say my life is not a success? Have I not for more than sixty years got enough to eat and escaped being eaten?
Zoos have always fascinated me. What child hasn’t wondered what would happen if all the animals escaped from the zoo? Or what would happen if they got caught in an enclosure?
Life on the planet is being homogenized by the expanding human population and the frequent and rapid movement of people and goods, which carry invasive organisms with them. These invasives often flourish in their new ecosystems because, like the woolly adelgid, they have escaped their predators.
I just survived a Disney career without singing. I don’t want to, like, fall back in. I feel like I escaped, so if we could avoid it for as long as possible, that would be great.
When I first started doing press, one of the things people started pushing was this idea that I’d somehow escaped something. And I was really offended, because I hadn’t escaped anything.
I’ve sort of escaped my background, as people often do, through art and culture.
It was on a trip to Africa with my family – I was eight – and an angry baboon jumped through the window of our parked car. As my siblings escaped, my foot got stuck in the seat. I froze and watched it steal the whole contents of our car around me.
I grew up in Le Mars, Iowa, and even though it’s a great place to grow up and be raised as a kid, there wasn’t a lot to do. It was fairly boring, and I think the way I either escaped the boredom or found a way to keep myself occupied was through movies and TV shows.
Donald Trump’s own mother Mary escaped the bone-crushing poverty of Scotland’s remote Outer Hebrides for the promise of New York in 1929.
Large areas of the Gulf have escaped being scraped by trawls, crushed by more than 40,000 miles of pipelines, or displaced by one of 50,000 oil and gas wells drilled since the middle of the 20th century. Some places have been deliberately protected.
What I find very interesting is, we’re not enthralled by the ancient world, and we’ve escaped all kinds of ancient preconceptions and assumptions and prejudices. But, nevertheless, we still make that connection between authoritative speech and male speech.
Small debts are like small shot; they are rattling on every side, and can scarcely be escaped without a wound: great debts are like cannon; of loud noise, but little danger.
I understand what happens to the brain when people are near death, and I had always believed there were good scientific explanations for the heavenly out-of-body journeys described by those who narrowly escaped death.
I’ve been very blessed, and that has not escaped me.
I was born in Budapest, Hungary, and moved to the United States in 1956. It was during the Hungarian Revolution when Russian tanks rolled into Budapest, and my family – me, my brother, and my parents – escaped over the border to Austria. We just took whatever we could carry. It was perilous, but we made it across.
In North Korea, it was actually an oppressive regime and that’s why I escaped with my life.
A lot of the fun lies in trying to penetrate the mystery; and this is best done by saying over the lines to yourself again and again, till they pass through the stage of sounding like nonsense, and finally return to a full sense that had at first escaped notice.
I was a high school senior and home alone one night with my younger brother. And a guy – gunman – kicked in our front door at our home in New Jersey and held the two of us captive. We escaped. He caught us again. We escaped again. So, a pretty horrific experience.
The two lines from ‘Roots’ that stick out to me are, ‘You no more in Africa. You in America now,’ and what I said after Kunta escaped: ‘What is it like to be free, Kunta? It must be something.’
I was once asked by Jeremy Paxman what is it about celebrity and said that people these days seem to think a celebrity is someone who has escaped the constraints of ordinary people: that they don’t have the same kind of problems, almost as if they’re classical gods.
I had tried writing novels for many years, and they always escaped me. For a long time, I thought, ‘It’s just not in me to write a novel. It’s not something I’m able to do.’ It seemed like everything I wrote naturally ended at the bottom of page three. A picture book, three pages; an essay, three pages.
I think that some laughter comes from escaped horror, doesn’t it?
I escaped from my home country, Bulgaria, to Czechoslovakia and then to the West.