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Sex is the last refuge of the miserable.
View quotes by Quentin Crisp

Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
View quotes by Samuel Johnson

Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
View quotes by Isaac Asimov

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
View quotes by Aristotle

Crying is the refuge of plain women but the ruin of pretty ones
View quotes by Oscar Wilde

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

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

We should not use special budget procedures to jam through legislation to drill in the Arctic Refuge
View quotes by Russ Feingold

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

The world of crime is a last refuge of the authentic, uncorrupted, spontaneous event.
View quotes by Daniel Boorstin

My dreams were all my own; I accounted for them to nobody; they were my refuge when annoyed - my dearest pleasure when free.
View quotes by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

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

For the small minority who don't accept women, or black or gay people, as their equals, I've got a message: Don't think you'll find a refuge from the world here. There is no place for you in the Conservative Party.
View quotes by Theresa May

There is in us a lyric germ or nucleus which deserves respect; it bids a man to ponder or create; and in this dim corner of himself he can take refuge and find consolations which the society of his fellow creatures does not provide.
View quotes by Norman Douglas

Castles in the air - they are so easy to take refuge in. And easy to build, too (The Master Builder)
View quotes by Henrik Ibsen

It is bad to be oppressed by a minority, but it is worse to be oppressed by a majority. For there is a reserve of latent power in the masses which, if it is called into play, the minority can seldom resist. But from the absolute will of an entire people there is no appeal, no redemption, no refuge but treason.
View quotes by Lord Acton

Through ballet I was fortunate to find a place to escape, a refuge from my feelings of being an outsider. The dance studio was the one place I felt accepted and 'just like everybody else' was in the dance studio. Hoping to improve the rhythm of my speech, my mother had enrolled me in a ballet class when I was five years old. The ballet class boosted my self-esteem.
View quotes by Heather Whitestone



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