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Jazz is the last refuge of the untalented. Jazz musicians enjoy themselves more than anyone listening to them does.
The time has come to end the suffering and the plight of millions of Palestine refugees in the homeland and the Diaspora, to end their displacement and to realize their rights, some of them forced to take refuge more than once in different places of the world.
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
Many a sin has sullied me in body and in soul because I did not restrain my thoughts nor guard my lips: nevertheless it is to Thee, O God of majesty and love, that I turn in my extremity, for Thou art the fount of mercy; to Thee, as quickly as I may, I speed: for Thou alone canst heal me; I take refuge under Thy protection.
Their blood has washed out their foul footsteps' pollution. No refuge could save the hireling and slave from the terror of flight or the gloom of the grave.
Francis Scott Key
Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
Music is the refuge of souls ulcerated by happiness.
Emile M. Cioran
Since it is impossible to know what's really happening, we Peruvians lie, invent, dream and take refuge in illusion. Because of these strange circumstances, Peruvian life, a life in which so few actually do read, has become literary.
Mario Vargas Llosa
To take refuge with an inferior is to betray one's self.
Peter Nivio Zarlenga
With an undefended heart, we can fall in love with life over and over every day. We can become children of wonder, grateful to be walking on earth, grateful to belong with each other and to all of creation. We can find our true refuge in every moment, in every breath.
Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
It's amazing living alone. I'm very lucky. It's like a refuge.
Although we love the idea of choice - our culture almost worships it - we seek refuge in the familiar and the comfortable.
Drilling in the refuge will not solve America's energy problem. The Energy Department's own figures show that drilling would not change gas prices by more than a penny a gallon, and this would be 20 years from now.
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
We come into relationships often very much identified with our needs. I need this, I need security, I need refuge, I need friendship. And all of relationships are symbiotic in that sense. We come together because we fulfill each others' needs at some level or other.
We are all familiar with the dove carrying an olive branch as a peace offering. The jewelry I've created pays tribute both to the messenger's noble mission and gardens as a refuge of peace and tranquility.
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a unique and biologically special place that should be preserved.
Good behavior is the last refuge of mediocrity.
Henry S. Haskins
Good taste is the first refuge of the non-creative. It is the last-ditch stand of the artist.
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.
Women love always: when earth slips from them, they take refuge in heaven.
C. S. Lewis
John F. Kennedy
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