Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 45
Away Cares

Escapism makes a lot of intuitive sense - whisk people away from their cares with stories of a better life.

- Adam Cohen

Doing Very

Even though music is something I travel around doing, it is also a very private thing. A sort of escapism.

- Agnes Obel

Always Been

I see myself as a character actor, and I've always been drawn to playing characters that are different from myself because acting is escapism for me. I've never been that comfortable playing people that are like me.

- Alessandro Nivola

Imprisonment Form

Fashion should be a form of escapism, and not a form of imprisonment.

- Alexander McQueen


Music is escapism, it's entertainment.

- Andy Taylor

Movies Seeing

I do like escapism. I like going to the movies on a Friday night and seeing something fun.

- Charlie Kaufman

Art Away

Music and art and culture is escapism, and escapism sometimes is healthy for people to get away from reality. The problem is when they stay there.

- Chuck D

Want Like

I just wanted to make a record that wasn't escapism. Like, I didn't want to write another record that was devoid of meaningful content.

- Dan Deacon

Pure Books

My books are just pure escapism for kids.

- Dav Pilkey

Love Comics

I'm a fan of the sensibility of comics, and I love the escapism of them and the defining of good and evil. They're just so creative, too.

- David Leitch

Society Always

Our society's need for escapism has always interested me.

- David Lloyd

Desire May

It may be that the seemingly intrinsic attraction that past time has for me is merely a desire for escapism, as I look out at the nation and world with little optimism.

- David Souter


I sell escapism.

- Jimmy Buffett

Survival Me

Escapism is survival to me.

- Johnny Depp

Think Important

I think escapism is really important.

- Jordana Brewster

Curious Lives

Everyone wants to escape, everyone's drawn to escapism to leave their lives for an hour or two, and we're all so curious as human beings.

- Josh Bowman

Think Pretty

I think escapism is something artists write about pretty frequently - it's something everyone can relate to, the concept of wanting something more, wanting to find solace, wanting to have something better.

- Halsey

Always Very

I grew up very much in a sporting background. I always wanted to be an actor, but my escapism always came in sports.

- Bradley James

Love Art

For me, visuals are as important as the music. I just love escapism and giving people something to escape to. To me, that's what art is.

- Iggy Azalea

Big Which

I was a big fan of John Cassavetes, his wife, Gena Rowlands, and that era of filmmaking which was about realism and which represented the antithesis of the dreamy escapism you found in musicals.

- Carmen Ejogo

Other Read

I had read tons of science fiction. I was fascinated by other worlds, other environments. For me, it was fantasy, but it was not fantasy in the sense of pure escapism.

- James Cameron

Good Night Shared

All music is escapism for me, but I like the way that, on a good night, that sense of escapism can be shared.

- Jamie xx

Always Read

People who read on holiday always have a better time because it's total escapism, both physically and mentally.

- Jasmine Guinness

Other Offers

Perhaps fantasy offers imaginative escapism more than other genres.

- Jasper Fforde

Loved Slipping

I've loved the escapism of being another person, slipping into another character for a little while.

- Jeri Ryan

Music World

It's a crazy world, so sports and athletics and music can be a form of escapism.

- Eddie Vedder

Stupid Reassuring

It's stupid to say that there's any comfort to be had in 'knowing your place,' but there is a sense of reassuring escapism to something like 'Downton Abbey.' There's a perceived romance and elegance that is wonderful to lose yourself in.

- Kate Reardon

Always Been

Acting has always been such escapism for me.

- Kelly Reilly

Love Think

I think we love the escapism of something like 'Cinderella,' and I think we do with 'Thor.'

- Kenneth Branagh

Needs Dedicated

Fiction should be an ethically safe space, free of fancy ideas. It should be dedicated modestly to relationships or escapism or the needs of luscious voyeurs.

- Lydia Millet

Death Violent

Would we be so enamored with dystopian fiction if we lived in a culture where violent death was a major concern? It wouldn't be escapism.

- Maggie Stiefvater

Musical Liked

All I listened to until age 18 growing up was musical theater. I liked the escapism of it.

- Rachel Bloom

Play Polite

In real life, I'm polite and nice all the time. It's fun to play people who aren't. It's escapism.

- Rachel Weisz

About Though

People talk about escapism as though it's something nasty but escapism is wonderful!

- Margaret Forster

Mistresses Dramas

People want to be entertained when they watch dramas. 'Mistresses' has a mixture of escapism and reality.

- Shelley Conn

Like Having

You're used to having a camera in your face when you're playing a character - it's like having a mask on. But when you have to be you, you're so worried you'll make an idiot of yourself. Acting is a kind of escapism.

- Sheridan Smith

Telling Films

I just enjoyed telling stories. I enjoyed watching films and reading and becoming someone else. I spent a lot of time on my own when I was younger; I enjoyed my own company and still do, so it was a source of escapism.

- Tuppence Middleton

Resonates Lot

The whole idea of escapism really resonates with a lot of kids.

- Robbie Kay

Think Resonates

To be honest, Peter Pan was one of those fairy tales that I sort of related to, and I think that's the case with a lot of kids. The whole idea of escapism really resonates with a lot of kids.

- Robbie Kay

Social Fiction

Science fiction should not be dismissed as escapism. It is a profound vehicle for talking about social and political issues.

- Robert J. Sawyer

Nostalgia Having

Escapism or nostalgia, for me, is not about having a terrible life and trying to get away via imaginary ideas or something.

- Washed Out

Love Magic

I love the ultimate escapism of paranormal and fantasy - all of the otherworldly creatures, magic, and possibilities that transport both reader and writer away from reality for a while - it's such delicious fun!

- Wendy Higgins

Book Artistry

A great book provides escapism for me. The artistry and the creativity in a story are better than any drugs.

- Wentworth Miller

Think Offers

I think what makes Narnia a magical place is that it offers escapism - escapism from a world that is so different from the reality known by the characters and the reality known by the fans.

- Will Poulter

Music Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix's music was escapism.

- Perry Farrell