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There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
Seriousness is the only refuge of the shallow.
No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots.
Good behavior is the last refuge of mediocrity.
Henry S. Haskins
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.
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
The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world.
Entrepreneurship is the last refuge of the trouble making individual.
Natalie Clifford Barney
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.
In the kind of New England I'm from, you are expected to stay and marry somebody from New England - well, Maine, actually - so I think it was seen as a betrayal when I left for New York, which has been my refuge.
True refuge is that which allows us to be at home, at peace, to discover true happiness. The only thing that can give us true refuge is the awareness and love that is intrinsic to who we are. Ultimately, it's our own true nature.
College is a refuge from hasty judgment.
Movie directing is a perfect refuge for the mediocre.
I have heard show business characterized as a refuge for childlike persons in flight from all things harsh and real.
In its early stages, insomnia is almost an oasis in which those who have to think or suffer darkly take refuge.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
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.
Jazz is the last refuge of the untalented. Jazz musicians enjoy themselves more than anyone listening to them does.
Good taste is the first refuge of the non-creative. It is the last-ditch stand of the artist.
Music is the refuge of souls ulcerated by happiness.
Emile M. Cioran
The world of crime is a last refuge of the authentic, uncorrupted, spontaneous event.
Daniel J. Boorstin
Religion is the last refuge of human savagery.
Alfred North Whitehead
There is really nothing more to say-except why. But since why is difficult to handle, one must take refuge in how.
Although we love the idea of choice - our culture almost worships it - we seek refuge in the familiar and the comfortable.
It's amazing living alone. I'm very lucky. It's like a refuge.
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.
John F. Kennedy
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