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Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern.

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You cannot escape the fact that women mould your first five years whether you like it or not. And I can't say I do like it very much.

The Divine wisdom has given us prayer not as a means whereby to obtain the good things of earth but as a means whereby we learn to do without them not as a means whereby we escape evil but as a means whereby we become strong to meet it.

With all the negativity going on in the world right now people need an escape. When you give them a hit record or a great record it allows them to escape for at least three to four minutes. They're not thinking bills or economy or immigration or war when you create that kind of ambiance.

I took up writing to escape the drudgery of that every day cubicle kind of war.

We cannot escape that Hollywood is in the middle of a wave of technological change. The current angst over all the implications of new entertainment technology is nothing new.

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?

When I write down my thoughts they do not escape me. This action makes me remember my strength which I forget at all times. I educate myself proportionately to my captured thought. I aim only to distinguish the contradiction between my mind and nothingness.

There is only one way left to escape the alienation of present day society: to retreat ahead of it.

Hip-hop reflects the truth and the problem is that hip-hop exposes a lot of the negative truth that society tries to conceal. It's a platform where we could offer information but it's also an escape.

I don't think I'll ever escape the fact that I don't belong anywhere in particular. I've often dreamed about going back to Nigeria but that's a very romantic notion. It's a hideous country to go to in reality.

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.

Is this not the true romantic feeling not to desire to escape life but to prevent life from escaping you.

The other inmates stand in a long straight line flanked by guards and I am dragged past them. I do not respect them because they will not run - will not try to escape.

Art and Religion are then two roads by which men escape from circumstance to ecstasy. Between aesthetic and religious rapture there is a family alliance. Art and Religion are means to similar states of mind.

It is a power stronger than will. Could a stone escape from the laws of gravity? Impossible. Impossible for evil to form an alliance with good.

Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose but no power to escape the necessity of choice.

The arts generally have had to recognize Modernism - how should poetry escape?

Romance like a ghost escapes touching it is always where you are not not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time but it is poetry in the memory.

It is the hour to be drunken! to escape being the martyred slaves of time be ceaselessly drunk. On wine on poetry or on virtue as you wish.

Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion but an escape from emotion it is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality. But of course only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things.

In the Peace Corps the volunteer must be a fully developed mature person. He must not join to run abroad or escape problems.

It's not so much about killing an animal it's being at peace and you don't have to worry about all the other things that go on. That's a couple of hours a week that you get to escape but it's nice to do that.

War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.

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.

Nature is full of genius full of the divinity so that not a snowflake escapes its fashioning hand.

Music is a great natural high and a great natural escape.

I think the most important thing about music is the sense of escape.

Music should be your escape.

Movies are about escape.

It's difficult to do a genre film well and it doesn't matter if you're talking vampire movies or 'Dawn of the Dead' or 'The Thing' or 'Escape From New York.' Those kind of movies they understand what the old-school B-movie is supposed to be they get the throwback of it.

I knew however that the next morning after the fight I would have to get away and I did just in time for a full company came early to look for me and were furious because I had escaped them.

I was lucky because on the morning after the burning of the Reichstag I left my home very early to catch a train to Berlin for the conference of our student organization and that is the only reason why I escaped arrest.

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.