Escapism Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old escapism quotes, escapism sayings, and escapism proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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

Relatable escapism can only be achieved using facets of the real world.     

Kevin Focke

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

Adam Cohen

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

Margaret Forster

Many of us who walk to and fro upon our usual tasks are prisoners drawing mental maps of escape.     

Loren Eiseley

Escapism preserves our sanity when the ever-increasing complexity and pace of modern life becomes too much.     

Fennel Hudson

We each devise our means of escape from the intolerable.     

William Styron

People love escapism and there should be a place for it.     

Tom Hiddleston

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

Robbie Kay

It's all about escapism. That's essentially what all movies are about. It's a vicarious thrill.     

Todd Phillips

These moments of escape are not to be despised. They come too seldom.     

Virginia Woolf