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My house is my refuge, an emotional piece of architecture, not a cold piece of convenience.
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.
Good behavior is the last refuge of mediocrity.
Henry S. Haskins
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.
Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.
In its early stages, insomnia is almost an oasis in which those who have to think or suffer darkly take refuge.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
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.
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.
College is a refuge from hasty judgment.
Movie directing is a perfect refuge for the mediocre.
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
Uncertainty is the refuge of hope.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Women love always: when earth slips from them, they take refuge in heaven.
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.
I have heard show business characterized as a refuge for childlike persons in flight from all things harsh and real.
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
There is really nothing more to say-except why. But since why is difficult to handle, one must take refuge in how.
Sex is the last refuge of the miserable.
Historically, the claim of consensus has been the first refuge of scoundrels; it is a way to avoid debate by claiming that the matter is already settled.
Entrepreneurship is the last refuge of the trouble making individual.
Natalie Clifford Barney
It's amazing living alone. I'm very lucky. It's like a refuge.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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