Quotes of the Day for 24 March 2007 – Escape
Erich Weiss was born at Budapest, Hungary on this day in 1874. Erich Who? Well, he didn't use that name past his youth, he created the identity Harry Houdini and became the greatest escape artist of all time. Most of us long for escape from something, great crowds thrilled to watch Houdini.
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.
- Arthur Christopher Benson
Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice.
- Ayn Rand, 1905 - 1982
The perfect bureaucrat everywhere is the man who manages to make no decisions and escape all responsibility.
- Brooks Atkinson
If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
- Chinese proverb
Poverty must not be a bar to learning and learning must offer an escape from poverty.
- Lyndon Baines Johnson, 1908 - 1973
Dreams, ideas, and plans not only are an escape, they give me purpose, a reason to hang on.
- Steven Patrick Callahan
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