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Refuge Quotes

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We take refuge in pride,
because we are afraid to tell the truth to ourselves.
- Kakuzo Okakura

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Rather than worrying about the continuous stream of potential threats,
let us give thanks for our blessing of living in the eye-of-the-storm -
our protected refuge from the terrors
of fearsome dangers just outside our lives.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
- Isaac Asimov

Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
- Oscar Wilde

 

Lawyers are the first refuge of the incompetent.
- Aaron Allston

No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels.
Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain
the true duty of patriots.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

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

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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

I'm an advocate of the great Dr. Johnson, the English
man of letters who said that patriotism was the last refuge of the scoundrel.
- George Galloway

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

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

Although we love the idea of choice -
our culture almost worships it -
we seek refuge in the familiar and the comfortable.
- Hugh Mackay

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a unique and
biologically special place that should be preserved.
- Dan Lipinski

refuge of scoundrels
- William Samuel Johnson

I have heard show business characterized as a refuge
for childlike persons in flight from all things harsh and real.
- Carroll O'Connor

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.
- Richard Wagner

Religion is all-too-often a refuge for scoundrels.
- Neal Boortz

There is no refuge from memory and remorse in this world.
The spirits of our foolish deeds haunt us,
with or without repentance.
- Gilbert Parker

Opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge stands
to not only increase the United States' oil reserves by nearly 50 percent,
but it will create thousands of good U.S.
jobs.
- Bob Ney

Well, I had this little notion - I started writing when I was eleven,
writing poetry.
I was passionately addicted to it; it was my great
refuge through adolescence.
- Harry Mathews

College is a refuge from hasty judgment.
- Robert Frost

Idleness is only the refuge of weak minds.
- Lord Chesterfield

Old age is, so to speak, the sanctuary of ills:
they all take refuge in it.
- Antiphanes

To take refuge with an inferior is to betray one's self.
- Peter Nivio Zarlenga

Castles in the air - they are so easy to take refuge in.
And so easy to build too.
- Henrik Ibsen

Violence is the first refuge of the violent.
- Aaron Allston

We are taking the steps necessary to be ready to send
whatever assistance is requested of us,
and we are preparing to receive citizens who seek refuge in our state.
- Jennifer Granholm

Luck is always the last refuge of laziness and incompetence.
- James Cash Penney

Movie directing is a perfect refuge for the mediocre.
- Orson Welles

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.
- Michael Crichton

I look at ANWR (Artic National Wildlife Refuge) as
a poison pill in the energy bill.
- Ben Nelson

Music is the refuge of souls ulcerated by happiness.
- Emile M. Cioran

A technical objection is the first refuge of a scoundrel.
- Heywood Broun

The last refuge of the insomniac is a sense of superiority to the sleeping world.
- Leonard Cohen

Today we no longer regard the universe as the cause
of our own undeserved troubles but perhaps,
on the contrary, as the last refuge from the mismanagement of our earthly affairs.
- Rudolf Arnheim

I take refuge in my books.
- Julia Ward Howe

Entrepreneurship is the last refuge of the trouble making individual.
- Natalie Clifford Barney

So you're quite right that when...
as the Cold War grew and expanded out of Europe,
we ourselves had to take refuge behind the shield of the Monroe Doctrine.
- E. Howard Hunt

It's going to seem idiotic to say this,
but I think that at a given moment we all need a place
to ourselves where we can refuge ourselves and cut
ourselves off from the world.
- Milla Jovovich

How can one take delight in the world unless one flees to it for refuge?
- Franz Kafka

Jazz is the last refuge of the untalented.
Jazz musicians enjoy themselves more than anyone listening to them does.
- Tony Wilson

The very idea of carrying my memory into eternity devastated me,
and I took refuge in atheism.
- Taylor Caldwell

Religion is the last refuge of human savagery.
- Alfred North Whitehead

My house is my refuge, an emotional piece of architecture,
not a cold piece of convenience.
- Luis Barragan

The world of crime is a last refuge of the authentic,
uncorrupted, spontaneous event.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

Good taste is the first refuge of the non-creative.
It is the last-ditch stand of the artist.
- Marshall McLuhan

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

Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.
- Oscar Wilde

There is no refuge from confession but suicide;
and suicide is confession.
- Daniel Webster

There is really nothing more to say-except why.
But since why is difficult to handle,
one must take refuge in how.
- Toni Morrison

I cannot in good conscience vote for final passage
of legislation that would pave the way to open the
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.
- Jim Ramstad

Dignity: the doomed man's final refuge.
- Max Frisch

If we tire of the saints,
Shakespeare is our city of refuge.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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.
- Pierre Berton

Women love always: when earth slips from them,
they take refuge in heaven.
- George Sand

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
- Aristotle

Sex is the last refuge of the miserable.
- Quentin Crisp

Philosophy: Impersonal anxiety; refuge among anemic ideas.
- Emile M. Cioran

If I take refuge in ambiguity, I assure you that it's quite conscious.
- Kingman Brewster, Jr.

A refuge is supposed to prevent what? The genes from
flowing out of sight? This refuge idea won't stop insects
from moving across boundaries.
That's absurd.
- Jeremy Rifkin

Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled
people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky

Uncertainty is the refuge of hope.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

Good behavior is the last refuge of mediocrity.
- Henry S. Haskins

I see the player piano as the grandfather of the computer,
the ancestor of the entire nightmare we live in,
the birth of the binary world where there is no option
other than yes or no and where there is no refuge.
- William Gaddis

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.
- Ernest Hemingway

We should not use special budget procedures to jam
through legislation to drill in the Arctic Refuge.
This topic is too important to the public to address
it in such a back-door manner.
We should be having a full, open discussion of the
issue during an energy debate.
- Russ Feingold

The key to any successful plan is buy-in from the public,
and what this process has demonstrated is the importance
of including citizens in formulating a consensus plan
that preserves our beautiful refuge.
- Ron Kind

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

Not to get overly psychological about this,
but it's probably why I became an actress in the first place:
for that kind of freedom and refuge,
as well as for the fact that I just love acting so much.
- Marisa Tomei

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.
- Lois Capps


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