Quotes of evade

  1. People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are their enemies, they will be enemies to the law; and those who have most to hope and nothing to lose will always be dangerous. – Edmund Burke
  2. I urge the enactment of a civil service law so explicit and so strong that no partisan official will dare evade it, basing all rewards, promotions and salaries solely on merit, on loyalty and industry in the public service. – Arthur Capper
  3. Faith is the great cop -out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence. – Richard Dawkins
  4. For us artists there waits the joyous compromise through art with all that wounded or defeated us in daily life; in this way, not to evade destiny, as the ordinary people try to do, but to fulfil it in its true potential- the imagination. – Lawrence Durrell
  5. A man must not deny his manifest abilities, for that is to evade his obligations. – William Feather
  6. The real question is: How do you react? What do you do next? Evade responsibilities? Bury yourself in work? What do you do? All three of my novels take up that question, although none gives an answer. – David Guterson
  7. The idea that a war can be won by standing on the defensive and waiting for the enemy to attack is a dangerous fallacy, which owes its inception to the desire to evade the price of victory. – Douglas Haig
  8. No Georgian has the right to evade or neglect his duties and responsibilities. – Eduard Shevardnadze
  9. Socialism in general has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore or evade it. – Thomas Sowell
  10. That's a good question. Let me try to evade you. – Paul Tsongas

Usage examples for evade

  1. But you can't evade me like that." – Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather
  2. However, I rarely ever eat and drink before the people, avoiding as much as I can shocking their prejudices; and if asked about fasting, usually evade the question, or say I fast or wait for my dinner till Said can eat his dinner also. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  3. I saw that at no stage of that proceeding had I been wiser than in shutting off his last chance to evade – The Deluge by David Graham Phillips
  4. Boyd asked, searching his companion's face with a look the man could not evade – The Silver Horde by Rex Beach
  5. What cowardice had been prompting her to evade it? – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. It was impossible to evade the issue. – Recollections and Impressions 1822-1890 by Octavius Brooks Frothingham
  7. Sometimes she seemed to welcome him eagerly when he called, at other times she tried to evade him. – Dorian by Nephi Anderson
  8. The arms came down and took Dilsey Quinn prisoner, and all laughed because she had been so quick to evade them. – In Wild Rose Time by Amanda M. Douglas
  9. All that he had seen during the last half- hour had convinced him, as surely as if he had been told it in words, that his beloved young mistress scorned her imperial suitor, and firmly intended to evade him- how, Argutis could not guess. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  10. But in so doing they set themselves a worse problem than they evade – The Gospel According to St. Mark by G. A. Chadwick
  11. Hence we may evade the philosophical duty of proving through reasons that they are justified ends. – Psychology and Social Sanity by Hugo Münsterberg
  12. The fact is, he continued, as he noted Oren's look of surprise, the man owes me quite a sum of money and is trying to evade payment. – Walter Sherwood's Probation by Horatio Alger
  13. " My dear father," said Odile, as if to evade any further discussion, " you will get better. – The Man-Wolf and Other Tales by Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian
  14. " Difficult to evade Cherry spelled, wiping the words away one by one. – Sisters by Kathleen Norris
  15. And now that he had cut the knot he was too just to blame Alison Parr for having pointed out- with what often had seemed a pitiless cruelty- something of which he had had a constantly growing perception yet had continually sought to evade – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  16. If the result is that we find the man himself to evade us, we can only admit that the same result occurs with Shakespeare. – Platform Monologues by T. G. Tucker
  17. However, with the " Terra Nova" registered as a yacht we were able to evade those Board of Trade officials who declared that she was not a well- found merchant ship within the meaning of the Act. – South with Scott by Edward R. G. R. Evans
  18. The issue is so grave that there have been attempts to evade it. – Jeremiah by George Adam Smith
  19. He was explaining the new theory of city government that did not attempt to evade but dealt frankly with the human needs of to- day, and sought to meet those needs in a positive way... – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  20. She shrank from that responsibility, but she could not evade it- could not command those devoted men to stop with the job half finished. – Joan of Arc of the North Woods by Holman Day