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Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.
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.
Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow.
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.
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
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.
College is a refuge from hasty judgment.
The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life.
George Bernard Shaw
There is no refuge from memory and remorse in this world. The spirits of our foolish deeds haunt us, with or without repentance.
Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded.
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
Racism is a refuge for the ignorant. It seeks to divide and to destroy. It is the enemy of freedom, and deserves to be met head-on and stamped out.
Many people when they fall in love look for a little haven of refuge from the world, where they can be sure of being admired when they are not admirable, and praised when they are not praiseworthy.
Movie directing is a perfect refuge for the mediocre.
No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots.
The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world.
Jazz is the last refuge of the untalented. Jazz musicians enjoy themselves more than anyone listening to them does.
In its early stages, insomnia is almost an oasis in which those who have to think or suffer darkly take refuge.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
I have heard show business characterized as a refuge for childlike persons in flight from all things harsh and real.
Wherever you write is supposed to be a little bit of a refuge, a place where you can get away from the world. The more closed in you are, the more you're forced back on your own imagination.
Uncertainty is the refuge of hope.
Henri Frederic Amiel
How can one take delight in the world unless one flees to it for refuge?
I do not consider divorce an evil by any means. It is just as much a refuge for women married to brutal men as Canada was to the slaves of brutal masters.
Susan B. Anthony
My dreams were all my own; I accounted for them to nobody; they were my refuge when annoyed - my dearest pleasure when free.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Luck is always the last refuge of laziness and incompetence.
James Cash Penney
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