Quotes of Escaped

“ A danger foreseen is half avoided. ”

- Thomas Fuller

“ We must make the best of those ills which cannot be avoided. ”

- Alexander Hamilton

“ I have had an experience which might perhaps be described as being shot down. At the same time, I call shot down only when one falls down. Today I got into trouble but I escaped with a whole skin. ”

- Baron Manfred von Richthofen

“ When any calamity has been suffered, the first thing to be remembered is how much has been escaped. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ The more sand has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it. ”

- Jean Paul Richter

“ That which is escaped now is pain to come. ”

- Unknown

“ Old age has a great sense of calm and freedom. When the passions have relaxed their hold and have escaped, not from one master, but from many. ”

- Plato

“ 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? ”

- Logan Pearsall Smith

“ The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it. ”

- Jean Paul Sartre

“ Everybody's heart is open, you know, when they have recently escaped from severe pain, or are recovering the blessing of health. ”

- Jane Austen

“ Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck of time. ”

- Francis Bacon

“ Laws are sand, customs are rock. Laws can be evaded and punishment escaped but an openly transgressed custom brings sure punishment. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principle one was that they escaped teething. ”

- Mark Twain

“ It is strange that we do not temper our resentment of criticism with a thought for our many faults which have escaped us. ”

- Unknown

“ Many have been ruined by their fortunes, and many have escaped ruin by the want of fortune. To obtain it the great have become little, and the little great. ”

- Johann Georg Zimmermann
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