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Definition of Refuge

Refuge

  1. Shelter or protection from danger or distress.
  2. That which shelters or protects from danger, or from distress or calamity; a stronghold which protects by its strength, or a sanctuary which secures safety by its sacredness; a place inaccessible to an enemy.
  3. An expedient to secure protection or defense; a device or contrivance.
  4. To shelter; to protect.

Refuge Quotations

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.
Michael Jordan

Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Maya Angelou

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.

There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
Albert Schweitzer

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.
Aristotle
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Refuge Translations

refuge in Dutch is toevlucht
refuge in Latin is refugium
refuge in Spanish is refugio
refuge in Swedish is fristad, tillflykt
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