Run Away Quotes

Quotes tagged as "run-away" (showing 1-30 of 31)
Shannon L. Alder
“An open Facebook page is simply a psychiatric dry erase board that screams, “Look at me. I am insecure. I need your reaction to what I am doing, but you’re not cool enough to be my friend. Therefore, I will just pray you see this because the approval of God is not all I need.”
Shannon L. Alder

Haruki Murakami
“No matter how far you travel, you can never get away from yourself. It’s like your shadow. It follows you everywhere. -Komura”
Haruki Murakami, After the Quake

Charlotte Eriksson
“There were days when I still put on make up
in case you’d come back,
but I wear the same clothes and shower in the rain
and eat when I can and sleep when I can,
which is rare and not often,
so if you’d see me now
on these streets
where I once imagined walking with you
you’d have a hard time recognising me.
I takes a lot to run away.”
Charlotte Eriksson, Another Vagabond Lost To Love: Berlin Stories on Leaving & Arriving

Italo Calvino
“Don't you ever get tired of reading?" she asked. "You could hardly be called good company! Don't you know that, with women, you're supposed to make conversation?" she added; her half smile was perhaps meant to be ironic, though to Amedeo, who at that moment would have paid anything rather than give up his novel, it seemed downright threatening.”
Italo Calvino, Difficult Loves

“Humans are often more stupid than they realize. Because of our weaknesses are so easily exploited. Just like a child's clumsy fingers messing up the buttons on a shirt. It's easy to mock someone who buttoned his shirt wrongly. It's easy to mock someone who had buttoned wrongly yet remains oblivious to it. But there are also people who completely fail to realize that they buttoned them all wrongly. Just a moment's error, a wrong choice, traps us on the road of no return. But who can reprimand them for that? Why can't humans be lonely? Why can't we yearn for those right by our side? On such a cold lonely night, who can stand to bear it alone? Imagine the fright when we realize the severity of our mistakes. Whoever said love was a happy affair?”
Yuuri Eda, 恋とは呼べない 3 [Koi to wa Yobenai 3]

Israelmore Ayivor
“Information and ignorance are like light and darkness... When light comes into your room, darkness must fly away. When information rules your mind, ignorance finds its way out!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Anthony Liccione
“We hide our demons so good, that the angels we show, bare the shame on their faces.”
Anthony Liccione

“There's warm skin. A strong body that embraces you. Breaths that escape his gasping mouth. But... we're calling out another's name in our hearts. With our eyes closed, that person's image surfaces in our minds. It was a sweet, gentle, yet cruel night.”
Yuuri Eda, 恋とは呼べない 3 [Koi to wa Yobenai 3]

Marilyn Barnicke Belleghem
“Is it that I want to run away from what I have or do I want to run to somewhere or something else?”
Marilyn Barnicke Belleghem, Questing Marilyn

Israelmore Ayivor
“You feed your fears to grow muscles against you when you run away from what frightens you. Little do you know that it’s frightened when you face it boldly!”
Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

Melissa Hill
“So do you think there's more to her than meets the eye!" he teased, and Alex cursed herself for being so easy to read.
"My guess is she's running from something.
"No shit Sherlock", she agreed silently. "Probably a guy. It's nearly always a guy.”
Melissa Hill, Please Forgive Me

Will Advise
“Fluttershyes are like regular shyes, only shinier, and, apparently - also shyer. Whenever petted - they don't flutter, but run away instead.”
Will Advise, Nothing is here...

Israelmore Ayivor
“Cowardice is when you hide away from your real self, and wear another self in pretense. Be yourself; that is bravery. If yourself is not better for you to be, change yourself and live in that changed self!”
Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders' Watchwords

Richard Powers
“Do you run away or toward?”
Richard Powers, Orfeo

Cecily White
“Let's run away."
"To where?"
"What's in Alaska?"
"No clue," I whispered. "Find out with me.”
Cecily White, Conspiracy Boy

Ljupka Cvetanova
“Hide in the morrow. No one will look for you there.”
Ljupka Cvetanova, The New Land

Israelmore Ayivor
“True leaders are like statues, whether it rains or it shines, they never bend their necks to look backwards! They never run away from challenges!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

“Grab your coat, leave a note, and run away with me.”
William Chapman

Akshay Vasu
“Darkness always causes fear and chaos inside us. We are always scared of losing ourselves somewhere inside there. But some of us get so much used to it that we start feeling peaceful in there and we start spending more time in it. One weird thing about darkness is, we meet ourselves there. Who are very different from what we are. And once we start speaking with them we become addicted to that kind of conversations. We fall in love with the same thing that we tried to run away from out whole life.”
Akshay Vasu

Israelmore Ayivor
“The more you run away from the devil, the more you will realize that it is closer to you than before. Don't run away from it; RESIST the devil and it will FLEE from you!”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Katherine McIntyre
“They’d sat under the starlight and shared quiet conversation and had both read together during the day, happy amidst all of nature’s splendor. On the days the urge to run away grew too strong to bear, she remembered for dear life.”
Katherine McIntyre, A Reflection of Ice

Jenim Dibie
“You ask me to write you a poem,
I pen you an empty ocean,
You run away.
You ask me who I am,
I paint you a breaking sky,
You weep in the rain.”
Jenim Dibie, The Calligraphy of God

Charlotte Eriksson
“You will find yourself wanting to leave and go home at the same time, and there is nothing you can do about this.”
Charlotte Eriksson, Everything Changed When I Forgave Myself: growing up is a wonderful thing to do

“I wanted to walk faster, to run, far as possible from her, from my entire life, from the first day I ever saw her always just a few steps ahead.”
Hannah Lillith Assadi, Sonora

Sarah Blakley-Cartwright
“Do you want to marry him?" Peter stopped in front of her, pressing close.
"You know I don't."
"Do I? Do we know each other anymore? It's been a long time. I'm not the same person I was."
"You are," she insisted. "I know who you are." She knew it was ridiculous, to feel so strong so fast...but she did. It just felt like they belonged together. She took his hand and held it tight.
His face softened. "All right, then. There may be one way,,,." he said out to the faint silver hue of the moors on the horizon.
Valerie looked at him blankly, her mind racing off on its own.
"We could run away," he said, speaking her mind before she's quite reached the thought. He came even closer, almost touching his forehead to hers.
"Run away with me," he repeated the words, smiling a real smile, full and dark, in that terrifying way he had, as though his actions were self-contained, as though there were no consequences. She wanted to be a part of his ripple-less world.
"Where would we go?"
His lips brushed her ear. "Anywhere you want," he said. "The sea, the city, the mountains..."
Anywhere. With him.
He pulled back to look at her. "You're afraid."
"No, I'm not."
"You'd leave your home? Your family? Your whole life?"
"I-I think I would. Anything to be with you." She heard herself saying it and realized it was true.
Valerie pretended to think a moment, for show, to be able to tell herself she had.
Then, almost meekly, "Yes."
Sarah Blakley-Cartwright, Red Riding Hood

Kate McGahan
“Never before did I feel so bound by the chains of the soul. Never before was there such pain of ripping my heart apart as I ran.”
Kate McGahan

Kelley Armstrong
“Simon appeared at the doorway behind Tori and Derek. He waved to me and mouthed "run while you can."
Not a bad idea. I snuck around them and zipped out the door to where Simon waited. Then I glanced back at Tori.
"Don't worry about her," he said. "Probably the most fun she's had in days." He led me into the next room. "Sadly, I can't say the same for Derek, and as soon as he stops arguing long enough to notice you're gone—"
Derek called. "Where are you two going?"
Simon took my elbow and steered me at a jog through the house as Derek's footsteps pounded behind us.”
Kelley Armstrong, The Reckoning

Suman Pokhrel
“He (life) got to his feet with a sudden jerk,
collected his blanket
and then darted away in such a great haste
that till this date, I’ve not seen him again.”
Suman Pokhrel

“Never let your fears run away with your emotions.”
Anthony T. Hincks

Israelmore Ayivor
“Environment has its own ways of limiting us tightly. But leaders have their own ways of escaping those limitations narrowly.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders' Ladder

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