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The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded.
The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.
Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
A true friend encourages us, comforts us, supports us like a big easy chair, offering us a safe refuge from the world.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots.
Even if I know I shall never change the masses, never transform anything permanent, all I ask is that the good things also have their place, their refuge.
Entrepreneurship is the last refuge of the trouble making individual.
Natalie Clifford Barney
Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life.
George Bernard Shaw
Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow.
It's amazing living alone. I'm very lucky. It's like a refuge.
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
Good behavior is the last refuge of mediocrity.
Henry S. Haskins
My dreams were all my own; I accounted for them to nobody; they were my refuge when annoyed - my dearest pleasure when free.
Good taste is the first refuge of the non-creative. It is the last-ditch stand of the artist.
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
There is no refuge from memory and remorse in this world. The spirits of our foolish deeds haunt us, with or without repentance.
Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.
Religion is the last refuge of human savagery.
Alfred North Whitehead
Canada should always open its doors to those who are oppressed or in cases of emergency. When Canada offered refuge to 50,000 boat people in Vietnam in the 1970s, I was particularly proud to be Canadian.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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