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Why thrust your kid into that? You try to protect them
from all the bad people out there.
- John Aniston

Some people have greatness thrust upon them.
Very few have excellence thrust upon them.
- John W. Gardner

Spending two years on my uncle's ranch in Montana as
a young man gave me the wisdom and the thrust to do westerns.
- Robert Duvall

Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity,
and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them.
- Joseph Heller

 

I choose to worship not believing in God and government
should not thrust a religious idea down my throat.
- Michael Newdow

We haven't sat down with Scott and Caroline and said,
Now you realize that there's X amount of pounds of thrust.
And this can happen and that can happen.
- Christa McAuliffe

I think that what most surprises anybody who goes into
politics from even a modestly cerebral background is
the vulgarity of much of the cut and thrust of politics.
- Chris Patten

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As a kid, I sensed history going on all around me,
but the basic thrust of it didn't move me.
- James Ellroy

No one can be happy who has been thrust outside the pale of truth.
And there are two ways that one can be removed from this realm:
by lying,
or by being lied to.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

We may achieve climate, but weather is thrust upon us.
- O. Henry

The interior of Mexico consists of a mass of volcanic rocks,
thrust up to a great height above the sea-level.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

Some people are born mediocre, some people achieve mediocrity,
and some people have mediocrity thrust upon them.
- Joseph Heller

So I took the bright red stick and at the center of
the nation's hoop I thrust it in the earth.
- Black Elk

Remember that mindsets can not be changed through force and coercion.
No idea can ever be forcibly thrust upon any one.
- Pervez Musharraf

Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great,
some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
- William Shakespeare

The law is not thrust upon man; it rests deep within him,
to waken when the call comes.
- Martin Buber

Some have greatness thrust upon them,
but not lately.
- Frank Dane

At an unprecedented time with the worst attack ever on our soil,
our President displayed extraordinary determination,
leadership and resolve when history was thrust upon
him and the United States.
- Olympia Snowe

We thrust our fingers into our ears to stop its moan;
but it was no good; the cry cut like a drill into our heads,
dragging minutes into hours, hours into years.
We withered and grew old between those cries.
- Ernst Toller

We decided that the environment was an integral part
of our policies and the political thrust of our government.
We gave it the priority and we sustained it with the
money required to make it happen.
- Brian Mulroney

It is true that the movie is perhaps my most politically-charged.
The story is thrust into motion by the idea of what
do you do when your 13 year old daughter comes home pregnant.
And not only is she pregnant, but she wants to keep the baby.
- Todd Solondz

The divine law indeed has excluded women from this ministry,
but they endeavour to thrust themselves into it;
and since they can effect nothing of themselves,
they do all through the agency of others.
- John Chrysostom

I...
was not too happy to suddenly take on this public role thrust upon me.
They just assumed I was the Joan of Arc of the women's movement.
And I wasn't at all.
It put a lot of unnecessary pressure on me.
- Bea Arthur

And there had to be a dagger thrust in the heart of
the left to tell them that you are no longer gonna
give five years for a Smith Act prosecution or one
year for Contempt of Court,
but we're gonna kill ya!
- Julius Rosenberg

Nirvana was like that- Nirvana was like the only band to come out of that-
it was like the same thing,
Seattle was like this whole scene and it was like this
big scene that was thrust upon America.
- Jon Fishman

The abilities of man must fall short on one side or the other,
like too scanty a blanket when you are abed.
If you pull it upon your shoulders, your feet are left bare;
if you thrust it down to your feet,
your shoulders are uncovered.
- Thomas Paine

If the composer withholds more than we anticipate,
we experience a delicious falling sensation;
we feel we have been torn from a stable point on the
musical ladder and thrust into the void.
- Levi Strauss

Oh yeah, I mean, it wasn't a very good guitar,
most good guitars have got thrust rods in the necks
that you can adjust or that'll keep them in shape,
you know keep them straight.
This one just, well it turned into a bow and arrow
after a couple of months.
- Eric Clapton

Remember the picture of the president in the classroom,
being told of the attack by chief of staff Andy Card?
The American people thought they were seeing a man
suddenly thrust into a grave challenge no one could have anticipated.
- Howard Fineman

We have no general conceptual thrust for the band,
other than trying to make music that keeps our interest.
When things are novel, they are probably things we
have discovered by accident or investigation rather than by design.
- Steve Albini

God answers sharp and sudden on some prayers,
And thrusts the thing we have prayed for in our face,
A gauntlet with a gift in it.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

A great free joy surges through me when I work...
with tense slashes and a few thrusts the beautiful
white fields receive their color and the work is finished in a few minutes.
- Clyfford Still

We can escape the commonplace only by manipulating it,
controlling it, thrusting it into our dreams or surrendering
it to the free play of our subjectivity.
- Raoul Vaneigem

Each day I live in a glass room unless I break it with
the thrusting of my senses and pass through the splintered
walls to the great landscape.
- Mervyn Peake

You cannot escape the responsibility
of tomorrow by evading it today.
- Abraham Lincoln

When ordinary life shackles me,
I escape, one way or another. No more walls.
- Anais Nin

Only those who can leave behind everything they
have ever believed in can hope to escape.
- William S. Burroughs

If you think you're free, there's no escape possible.
- Ram Dass

If you are patient in one moment of anger,
you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
- Chinese Proverb

Resenting someone, or hating someone, ensures that
you can never emotionally escape that person.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things
which escape those who dream only by night.
- Edgar Allen Poe

Reality doesn't impress me.
I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy,
and when ordinary life shackles me,
I escape, one way or another.
No more walls.
- Anais Nin

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

Urgency is a grim taskmaster.
Escape time, and life becomes irie.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
("Irie" is a Jamaican word for being at total peace
with your current state of being.)

I wanted to escape so badly.
But of course I knew I couldn't just give up and leave school.
It was only when I heard my mom's voice that I came out of my hiding place.
- Zhang Ziyi

Music should be your escape.
- Missy Elliot

Gluttony is an emotional escape, a sign something is eating us.
- Peter De Vries

Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness
in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn
sunsets exquisitely dying.
- Langston Hughes

We imagine that we want to escape our selfish and commonplace existence,
but we cling desperately to our chains.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

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

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.
- Jack Henry Abbott

The best way to escape from your problem is to solve it.
- Robert Anthony

Even the Beatles found it hard to escape their image;
they were trapped by it.
- Tina Weymouth

I spent my whole childhood looking for an escape.
- Dennis Rodman

A democratic government is the only one in which those
who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

We know how powerful our mother was when we were little,
but is our wife that powerful to us now? Must we relive
our great deed of escape from Mama with every other woman in our life?
- Frank Pittman

Once a word has been allowed to escape,
it cannot be recalled.
- Horace

My eyes, my brain seek out escape routes wherever I am sent.
- Jack Henry Abbott

The family, that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape,
nor in our innermost hearts never quite wish to.
- Dodie Smith

A man whose life has been dishonourable is not entitled
to escape disgrace in death.
- Lucius Accius

Escape from the architecture ghetto is one of the major
drivers and has been from the very beginning.
- Rem Koolhaas

Words really flattering are not those which we prepare
but those which escape us unthinkingly.
- Ninon de Lenclos

I was enchanted by the escape into that meticulous
world that seemed real yet not...
well, it seemed not real, but very detailed and meticulous,
bizarre.
- Richard Foreman

Restaurants are a wonderful escape for me.
And are for a lot of people.
- Gay Talese

To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and,
while it is true that the suicide braves death,
he does it not for some noble object but to escape some ill.
- Aristotle

It seems to me that man is made to act rather than to know:
the principles of things escape our most persevering researches.
- Frederick The Great

It has been said that idleness is the parent of mischief,
which is very true; but mischief itself is merely an
attempt to escape from the dreary vacuum of idleness.
- George Borrow

I have been desperate to escape for so many years now,
it is routine for me to try to escape.
- Jack Henry Abbott

At 20, 25, 30, we begin to realise that the possibilities
of escape are getting fewer.
We have jobs, children, partners, debts.
This is the part of us to which literary fiction speaks.
- Mark Haddon

There are few retreats, that can escape the penetrating eye of avarice.
- Thomas Clarkson

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.
- A. C. Benson


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