Running Away Sayings and Quotes

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

Danger - if you meet it promptly and without flinching - you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!     

Winston Churchill

You can't run away from trouble. There ain't no place that far.     

James Baskett

He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.     


Running away from things you find unpleasant causes suffering. But facing and challenging such situations will enrich your life.     

Senora Roy

Running away from the problem only increases the distance from the solution.     

Nishan Panwar

If you define cowardice as running away at the first sign of danger, screaming and tripping and begging for mercy, then yes, Mr. Brave man, I guess I'm a coward.     

Jack Handy

Some have been thought brave because they didn't have the courage to run away.     


Running away from your problems is a race you will never win, so just face them head on, and overcome them.     


If you build the guts to do something, anything, then you better save enough to face the consequences.     

Criss Jami

Running away was easy; not knowing what to do next was the hard part.     

Glenda Millard

I do know this. It's the things we run from that hurt us the most. Brad Sturdevant     

Kimberly McCreight

What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it.     

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Running away will never make you free.     

Kenny Loggins

We acquire the strength we have overcome.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You can't run away from trouble. There ain't no place that far.     

Uncle Remus

A good snapshot stops a moment from running away.     

Eudora Weity

I think I survived by running away some. Running away to work.     

Liam Neeson

I never got to the point when I felt like running away from it all.     

Jamie Redknapp

In a presidential campaign, you can't lie. You can't hide what you are and what you want. You can't hide what kind of President you'll be. You can't keep on talking about nothing indefinitely and committing to nothing, you can't keep running away from debate, masking the challenges.     

Nicolas Sarkozy

Nothing ever goes away until it teaches us what we need to know.     

Pema Chodron

Running away from everything, can also be running toward something.     

Julia Stamps

The hardest part about walking away from you is knowing that you won't run after me.     


When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run.     

Abraham Lincoln

We run away all the time to avoid coming face to face with ourselves.     


I don't run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run towards it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your foot.     

Nadia Comaneci

Running away from problems or troubles will make you fall into another problem or trouble.     


Great leadership does not mean running away from reality. Sometimes the hard truths might just demoralize the company, but at other times sharing difficulties can inspire people to take action that will make the situation better.     

John Kotter

Acceptance of one's life has nothing to do with resignation; it does not mean running away from the struggle. On the contrary, it means accepting it as it comes, with all the handicaps of heredity, of suffering, of psychological complexes and injustices.     

Dr. Paul Tournier

You're just running away. I'm moving forward. In a confrontation, a person who wants to help their comrades is stronger than the person who escapes.     

Mirajane Strauss

Running away will never make you free.     

Kenny Logins