Authors that match 'flee'.

Richard Fleeshman English Actor (1989-)
James Van Fleet American Soldier (1892-1992)
Lord Thomson of Fleet Canadian Publisher (1894-1976)
Mick Fleetwood British Musician (1942-)

Quotations that match 'flee'.

I know well what I am fleeing from but not what I am in search of. Michel de Montaigne
[ Am Fleeing Know Search Well]
In history, the moments during which reason and reconciliation prevail are short and fleeting. Stefan Zweig
[ During Fleeting History Moments Prevail Reason Reconciliation Short Which]
The attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 completely crippled our Pacific Fleet. Jerry Costello
[ Attack Completely Crippled Fleet Harbor Our Pacific Pearl]
The admirals of his majesty's fleet are classed into three squadrons, viz. the red, the white, and the blue. William Falconer
[ Blue Classed Fleet His Into Majesty Red Squadrons Three Viz White]
Modernity is the transient, the fleeting, the contingent; it is one half of art, the other being the eternal and the immovable. Charles Baudelaire
[ Art Being Contingent Eternal Fleeting Half Immovable Modernity Other Transient]
How can one take delight in the world unless one flees to it for refuge? Franz Kafka
[ Delight Flees How Refuge Take Unless World]
It's a moment that I'm after, a fleeting moment, but not a frozen moment. Andrew Wyeth
[ After Fleeting Frozen Moment]
The 12 years I was in Fleetwood Mac before were not particularly happy years. I was not in a very good place, psychologically, when I left. I didn't have a lot of confidence in what I was doing. Lindsey Buckingham
[ Before Confidence Doing Fleetwood Good Happy Left Lot Mac Particularly Place Psychologically Very Were Years]
To be content with life or to live merrily, rather all that is required is that we bestow on all things only a fleeting, superficial glance; the more thoughtful we become the more earnest we grow. Georg C. Lichtenberg
[ Become Bestow Content Earnest Fleeting Glance Grow Life Live More Only Rather Required Superficial Things Thoughtful]
Beauty is ever to the lonely mind a shadow fleeting; she is never plain. She is a visitor who leaves behind the gift of grief, the souvenir of pain. Christopher Morley
[ Beauty Behind Ever Fleeting Gift Grief Leaves Lonely Mind Never Pain Plain Shadow She Visitor]
Perfect reason flees all extremity, and leads one to be wise with sobriety. Moliere
[ Extremity Flees Leads Perfect Reason Sobriety Wise]
They're building a bridge over the Potomac for all the white liberals fleeing to Virginia. George C. Wallace
[ Bridge Building Fleeing Liberals Over Potomac Virginia White]
When you become successful on the level that Fleetwood Mac did, it gives you financial freedom, which should allow you to follow your impulses. But oddly enough, they become much harder to follow. Lindsey Buckingham
[ Allow Become Did Enough Financial Fleetwood Follow Freedom Gives Harder Impulses Level Mac Much Oddly Should Successful Which Your]
The fleet sailed to its war base in the North Sea, headed not so much for some rendezvous with glory as for rendezvous with discretion. Barbara Tuchman History
[ Base Discretion Fleet Glory Headed Much North Rendezvous Sailed Sea Some War]
Fleetwood Mac are more like a folk-rock band. Ann Wilson
[ Band Fleetwood Mac More]
How shall a man escape from that which is written; How shall he flee from his destiny? Ferdowsi
[ Destiny Escape Flee His How Man Shall Which Written]
An actor's popularity is fleeting. His success has the life expectancy of a small boy who is about to look into a gas tank with a lighted match. Fred Allen
[ Actor Boy Expectancy Fleeting Gas His Into Life Lighted Look Match Popularity Small Success Tank]
Happy the man who, like Ulysses, has made a fine voyage, or has won the Golden Fleece, and then returns, experienced and knowledgeable, to spend the rest of his life among his family. Joachim du Bellay
[ Among Experienced Family Fine Golden Happy His Knowledgeable Life Made Man Rest Returns Spend Then Ulysses Voyage Won]
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee. John Gay
[ Flee Follow Love Thee Will]
New rumors that Saddam Hussein is planning to flee to a castle in Libya with 10 billion dollars. Now President Bush doesn't know whether to nuke him or give him a tax cut. Craig Kilborn
[ Billion Bush Castle Cut Dollars Flee Give Him Hussein Know Libya New Now Planning President Rumors Saddam Tax Whether]
Rich people without wisdom and learning are but sheep with golden fleeces. Solon
[ Golden Learning Rich Sheep Wisdom Without]
The old Fleetwood Mac was much better; they did some beautiful and, to my mind, very authentic blues. Chicken Shack did pretty well in Europe, but after I left, it was over. Christine McVie
[ After Authentic Beautiful Better Blues Chicken Did Europe Fleetwood Left Mac Mind Much Old Over Pretty Some Very Well]
Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting emotion but the creation of time and will, any marriage, happy or unhappy, is infinitely more interesting than any romance, however passionate. W. H. Auden
[ Any Creation Emotion Everything Fleeting Happy However Infinitely Interesting Involuntary Marriage More Passionate Result Romance Than Time Unhappy Which Will]
When I work alone, my process is like painting. With Fleetwood Mac, it's more like movie making. Lindsey Buckingham
[ Alone Fleetwood Mac Making More Movie Painting Process Work]
Grown men have been seen fleeing after reading the menu posted outside. William E. Geist
[ After Been Fleeing Grown Men Menu Outside Posted Reading Seen]
For good or for ill, air mastery is today the supreme expression of military power and fleets and armies, however vital and important, must accept a subordinate rank. Winston Churchill
[ Accept Air Armies Expression Fleets Good However Ill Important Mastery Military Must Power Rank Subordinate Supreme Today Vital]
All that's bright must fade, The brightest still the fleetest; All that's sweet was made But to be lost when sweetest. Robert Bulwer-Lytton
[ Bright Brightest Fade Lost Made Must Still Sweet Sweetest]
When reflecting upon it today, that the Pearl Harbor attack should have succeeded in achieving surprise seems a blessing from Heaven. It was clear that a great American fleet had been concentrated in Pearl Harbor, and we supposed that the state of alert would be very high. Hideki Tojo
[ Achieving Alert American Attack Been Blessing Clear Concentrated Fleet Great Had Harbor Heaven High Pearl Reflecting Seems Should State Succeeded Supposed Surprise Today Upon Very Would]
When we toured... I was hungry to take out people like Jeff Beck in front of us; Fleetwood Mac, just before they hit; Heart, just before they hit. Paul Kantner
[ Beck Before Fleetwood Front Heart Hit Hungry Jeff Just Mac Out Take Toured Us]
The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious and eternal. Sallust
[ Eternal Fleeting Fragile Glorious Glory Goes Possession Virtue Wealth]
For all of its uncertainty, we cannot flee the future. Barbara Jordan
[ Cannot Flee Future Uncertainty]
If you want to maintain a sustainable supply of fish you have to farm the fish, rather than mine them. So putting your money into fishing fleets that are going to exacerbate the problem by over-fishing is not the way to preserve the underlying asset. Maurice Strong
[ Asset Exacerbate Farm Fish Fishing Fleets Going Into Maintain Mine Money Preserve Problem Putting Rather Supply Sustainable Than Them Underlying Want Way Your]
I thought Paulie could jump. I know he's not fleet of foot, but at least have some hops. I guess we know who is not going to win a gold glove. I was trying to become a spokesperson for the U.S. Postal Service. Billy Koch
[ Become Could Fleet Foot Glove Going Gold Guess Jump Know Least Postal Service Some Spokesperson Thought Trying Win]
If I had been censured every time I have run my ship, or fleets under my command, into great danger, I should have long ago been out of the Service and never in the House of Peers. Horatio Nelson
[ Ago Been Censured Command Danger Every Fleets Great Had House Into Long Never Out Peers Run Service Ship Should Time Under]
Every day has been so short, every hour so fleeting, every minute so filled with the life I love that time for me has fled on too swift a wing. Aga Khan III
[ Been Day Every Filled Fled Fleeting Hour Life Love Minute Short Swift Time Too Wing]
People need to realise what real happiness and success is, because success as an actor is fleeting. You can be up there one day and gone the next. Chuck Norris
[ Actor Because Day Fleeting Gone Happiness Need Next Real Realise Success Up]
A man of courage flees forward, in the midst of new things. Jacques Maritain
[ Courage Flees Forward Man Midst New Things]
Flee an enemy who knows your weakness. Pierre Corneille
[ Enemy Flee Knows Weakness Your]
We are battling fanatics who kidnap and behead civilians and shoot fleeing children in the back. There can be no dialogue with such people, and the American people understand this. Kay Bailey Hutchison
[ American Back Battling Behead Children Civilians Dialogue Fanatics Fleeing Shoot Such Understand]
They were involved in a firefight and felt they were surrounded. Whether they escaped from that and were fleeing and went in the wrong direction, we don't know. Hugh Shelton
[ Direction Escaped Felt Fleeing Involved Know Surrounded Went Were Whether Wrong]
Jump out the window if you are the object of passion. Flee it if you feel it. Passion goes, boredom remains. Coco Chanel
[ Boredom Feel Flee Goes Jump Object Out Passion Remains Window]
I wonder what kind of lives they will have built for themselves when they turn 45 and can't really have any connection with people because they are so used to fleeting sexual. Randy Harrison
[ Any Because Built Connection Fleeting Kind Lives Really Sexual Themselves Turn Used Will Wonder]
He who flees will fight again. Tertullian
[ Again Fight Flees Will]
There are few things more dreadful than dealing with a man who knows he is going under, in his own eyes, and in the eyes of others. Nothing can help that man. What is left of that man flees from what is left of human attention. James A. Baldwin
[ Attention Dealing Dreadful Eyes Few Flees Going Help His Human Knows Left Man More Nothing Others Own Than Things Under]
Of whatsoever number a fleet of ships of war is composed, it is usually divided into three squadrons; and these, if numerous, are again separated into divisions. William Falconer
[ Again Composed Divided Divisions Fleet Into Number Numerous Separated Ships Squadrons These Three Usually War Whatsoever]
We are only beginning to learn what to say in a photograph. The world we live in is a succession of fleeting moments, any one of which might say something significant. Alfred Eisenstaedt
[ Any Beginning Fleeting Learn Live Might Moments Only Photograph Say Significant Something Succession Which World]
Art is the fatal net which catches these strange moments on the wing like mysterious butterflies, fleeing the innocence and distraction of common men. Giorgio de Chirico
[ Art Butterflies Catches Common Distraction Fatal Fleeing Innocence Men Moments Mysterious Net Strange These Which Wing]
Just the other day, it seems, the kids were running through the house, slamming doors, breaking glass, making noise. Time goes by so quickly. Sometimes everything seems so fleeting. Perry Como
[ Breaking Day Doors Everything Fleeting Glass Goes House Just Kids Making Noise Other Quickly Running Seems Slamming Sometimes Through Time Were]
There is nothing wrong with dedication and goals, but if you focus on yourself, all the lights fade away and you become a fleeting moment in life. Pete Maravich
[ Away Become Dedication Fade Fleeting Focus Goals Life Lights Moment Nothing Wrong Yourself]
When you're rich and famous you are the dominant force in a relationship, even if you try hard not to be. I've talked of sacrificing everything for Fleetwood Mac, but I realize now that it is simply the only thing I've ever wanted to do. Stevie Nicks
[ Dominant Even Ever Everything Famous Fleetwood Force Hard Mac Now Only Realize Relationship Rich Sacrificing Simply Talked Thing Try Wanted]
Our duty was to try and find the Japanese fleet. We never did find the Japanese fleet and I am awfully glad, because they had attacked us there with six carriers, three battleships, 10 or 15 cruisers, and about 20 destroyers. Barney Ross
[ Am Attacked Awfully Because Carriers Destroyers Did Duty Find Fleet Glad Had Japanese Never Our Six Three Try Us]
The man must have a rare recipe for melancholy, who can be dull in Fleet Street. Charles Lamb
[ Dull Fleet Man Melancholy Must Rare Recipe Street]
The creative act lasts but a brief moment, a lightning instant of give-and-take, just long enough for you to level the camera and to trap the fleeting prey in your little box. Henri Cartier-Bresson Art
[ Act Box Brief Camera Creative Enough Fleeting Instant Just Lasts Level Lightning Little Long Moment Prey Trap Your]
After the outbreak of war, in April 1940, we left Geneva with our three children aged 4 years, 2 years and 2 weeks only to become part of the disordered refugee crowds fleeing across France from the German army. James Meade
[ Across After Aged April Army Become Children Crowds Disordered Fleeing France Geneva German Left Only Our Outbreak Part Refugee Three War Weeks Years]
I'm rather old-fashioned about this video business. It's all relatively new. We really don't do videos, Fleetwood Mac. We've only done two. Christine McVie
[ Business Done Fleetwood Mac New Old-Fashioned Only Rather Really Relatively Two Video Videos]
In prehistoric times, mankind often had only two choices in crisis situations: fight or flee. In modern times, humor offers us a third alternative; fight, flee - or laugh. Robert Orben
[ Alternative Choices Crisis Fight Flee Had Humor Laugh Mankind Modern Offers Often Only Prehistoric Situations Third Times Two Us]
With me, satisfaction is always very fleeting with our work. I always get a little restless with it. Geddy Lee
[ Always Fleeting Get Little Our Restless Satisfaction Very Work]
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever. Thomas Moore
[ Fleeting Forever Glory Obscurity]
To photograph is to hold one's breath, when all faculties converge to capture fleeting reality. It's at that precise moment that mastering an image becomes a great physical and intellectual joy. Henri Cartier-Bresson
[ Becomes Breath Capture Converge Faculties Fleeting Great Hold Image Intellectual Joy Mastering Moment Photograph Physical Precise Reality]
The fleet being thus more inclosed will more readily observe the signals, and with greater facility form itself into the line of battle a circumstance which should be kept in view in every order of sailing. William Falconer
[ Battle Being Circumstance Every Facility Fleet Form Greater Into Itself Kept Line More Observe Order Readily Sailing Should Signals Thus View Which Will]
Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live! Bob Marley
[ Big Bury Complicate Flee Hate Jealousy Life Live Lots Mind Mischief Put Reality Riding Road Ruts Signs Thoughts Through Up Vision Wake Your]
The ear disapproves but tolerates certain musical pieces; transfer them into the domain of our nose, and we will be forced to flee. Jean Cocteau
[ Certain Domain Ear Flee Forced Into Musical Nose Our Pieces Them Tolerates Transfer Will]
Sensual pleasures have the fleeting brilliance of a comet; a happy marriage has the tranquillity of a lovely sunset. Ann Landers
[ Brilliance Comet Fleeting Happy Lovely Marriage Pleasures Sensual Sunset Tranquillity]
After the atomic bombs were dropped, the war ended and we went into Tokyo Bay with the rest of the fleet, the Missouri and the rest of them, while they signed the terms of surrender that ended the war. Barney Ross
[ After Atomic Bay Bombs Dropped Ended Fleet Into Missouri Rest Signed Surrender Terms Them Tokyo War Went Were While]
Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains. Diane Ackerman Nature
[ Beside Childhood Conjure Fleeting Lake Memorable Momentary More Mountains Nothing Scent Smell Summer Than Unexpected Up Yet]
Man can certainly flee from God... but he cannot escape him. He can certainly hate God and be hateful to God, but he cannot change into its opposite the eternal love of God which triumphs even in his hate. Karl Barth
[ Cannot Certainly Change Escape Eternal Even Flee God Hate Hateful Him His Into Love Man Opposite Triumphs Which]
Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll. Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. Man marks the earth with ruin, but his control stops with the shore. Lord Byron
[ Blue Control Dark Deep Earth Fleets His Man Marks Ocean Over Roll Ruin Shore Stops Sweep Ten Thee Thousand Vain]
Buonaparte has often made his boast that our fleet would be worn out by keeping the sea and that his was kept in order and increasing by staying in port; but know he finds, I fancy, if Emperors hear the truth, that his fleet suffers more in a night than ours in one year. Horatio Nelson
[ Boast Emperors Fancy Finds Fleet Hear His Increasing Keeping Kept Know Made More Night Often Order Our Ours Out Port Sea Staying Suffers Than Truth Worn Would Year]
When you shoot someone who is fleeing, it's not self-defense. It's an execution. Stephen Carter
[ Execution Fleeing Self-Defense Shoot Someone]
Discourse is fleeting, but junk mail is forever. Joe Bob Briggs
[ Discourse Fleeting Forever Junk Mail]
These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert, to fleece the people. Abraham Lincoln
[ Act Capitalists Concert Generally Harmoniously These]
My other family is Fleetwood Mac. I don't need the money, but there's an emotional need for me to go on the road again. There's a love there; we're a band of brothers. Stevie Nicks
[ Again Band Brothers Emotional Family Fleetwood Go Love Mac Money Need Other Road]
I did spend a year in high school being obsessed with Fleetwood Mac. Joanna Newsom
[ Being Did Fleetwood High Mac Obsessed School Spend Year]
Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause, does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age. Hesiod Marriage
[ Age Cause Comes Deadly Does Fleeing Marriage Old Sorrows Wed Whoever Wish Women]
The fame that goes with wealth and beauty is fleeting and fragile; intellectual superiority is a possession glorious and eternal. Sallust
[ Beauty Eternal Fame Fleeting Fragile Glorious Goes Intellectual Possession Superiority Wealth]
Victory is fleeting. Losing is forever. Billie Jean King
[ Fleeting Forever Losing Victory]
A modern fleet of ships does not so much make use of the sea as exploit a highway. Joseph Conrad
[ Does Exploit Fleet Highway Make Modern Much Sea Ships Use]
Unless the theatre can ennoble you, make you a better person, you should flee from it. Konstantin Stanislavisky
[ Better Ennoble Flee Make Person Should Theatre Unless]
The first condition of success for the League of Nations is, therefore, a firm understanding between the British Empire and the United States of America and France and Italy that there will be no competitive building up of fleets or armies between them. Arthur Henderson
[ America Armies Between British Building Competitive Condition Empire Firm First Fleets France Italy League Nations States Success Them Therefore Understanding United Up Will]
We can never flee the misery that is within us. Arthur Golden
[ Flee Misery Never Us Within]
When I was drumming with Mick Fleetwood I thought I looked half mad. I thought I looked half crazy. Caroline Corr
[ Crazy Drumming Fleetwood Half Looked Mad Mick Thought]
It is vain for the coward to flee; death follows close behind; it is only by defying it that the brave escape. Voltaire
[ Behind Brave Close Coward Death Defying Escape Flee Follows Only Vain]
No one who has lived even for a fleeting moment for something other than life in its conventional sense and has experienced the exaltation that this feeling produces can then renounce his new freedom so easily. Andre Breton
[ Conventional Easily Even Exaltation Experienced Feeling Fleeting Freedom His Life Lived Moment New Other Produces Renounce Sense Something Than Then]
Man loves liberty, even if he does not know that he loves it. He is driven by it and flees from where it does not exist. Jose Marti
[ Does Driven Even Exist Flees Know Liberty Loves Man Where]
I felt only as a man can feel who is roaming over the prairies of the far West, well armed, and mounted on a fleet and gallant steed. Buffalo Bill
[ Armed Far Feel Felt Fleet Gallant Man Mounted Only Over Prairies Roaming Well West]
It is in fact agreed that I am the plague, the cholera of the benevolent and generous men who are interested in art and that, when I show myself with my plasters, even the Emperor of the Sahara would flee. Camille Claudel
[ Agreed Am Art Benevolent Cholera Emperor Even Fact Flee Generous Interested Men Myself Plague Plasters Sahara Show Would]
I don't want to flee, nor do I want to abandon the battle of these farmers who live without any protection in the forest. They have the sacrosanct right to aspire to a better life on land where they can live and work with dignity while respecting the environment. Dorothy Stang
[ Abandon Any Aspire Battle Better Dignity Environment Farmers Flee Forest Land Life Live Nor Protection Respecting Right These Want Where While Without Work]
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever. Napoleon Bonaparte History
[ Fleeting Forever Glory Obscurity]
If the British Fleet were lost or captured, the Atlantic might be dominated by Germany, a power hostile to our way of life, controlling in that event most of the ships and shipbuilding facilities of Europe. Wendell Willkie
[ Atlantic British Captured Controlling Dominated Europe Event Facilities Fleet Germany Hostile Life Lost Might Most Our Power Ships Way Were]
Of all the passions of mankind, the love of novelty most rules the mind. In search of this, from realm to realm we roam. Our fleets come loaded with every folly home. Shelby Foote
[ Come Every Fleets Folly Home Loaded Love Mankind Mind Most Novelty Our Passions Realm Roam Rules Search]
The elusive nature of love... it can be such a fleeting thing. You see it there and it's just fluttering and it's gone. Mick Jagger
[ Elusive Fleeting Fluttering Gone Just Love Nature See Such Thing]
You know, I was never totally thrilled with being a Fleetwood Mac member, but surprisingly, I was having such a good time reuniting with John, Mick, and Stevie. Lindsey Buckingham
[ Being Fleetwood Good Having John Know Mac Member Mick Never Stevie Such Surprisingly Thrilled Time Totally]
The public is a ferocious beast; one must either chain it or flee from it. Voltaire
[ Beast Chain Either Ferocious Flee Must Public]
A high heart ought to bear calamities and not flee them, since in bearing them appears the grandeur of the mind and in fleeing them the cowardice of the heart. Pietro Aretino
[ Appears Bear Bearing Calamities Cowardice Flee Fleeing Grandeur Heart High Mind Ought Since Them]