In every conceivable manner, the family is a link to our past, bridge to our future.
Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.Isaac Asimov
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner stone, a sure foundation: hethat believeth shall not make haste.Judgment also will I lay to the line, and righteousness to the plummet: and the hail shall sweep away the refuge of lies, and the waters shall overflow the hiding place.Bible (Old Testament)
My dreams are a stupid refuge, like an umbrella against a thunderbolt.fernando pessoa
Surely, God could have caused birds to fly with their bones made of solid gold, with their veins full of quicksilver, with their flesh heavier than lead, and with their wings exceedingly small. He did not, and that ought to show something. It is only in order to shield your ignorance that you put the Lord at every turn to the refuge of a miracle.Galileo Galilei
DK: Have you ever been to a rave? M: Rave is the refuge for the mentally deficient. It's made by dull people for dull people.morrissey
Hard work is simply the refuge of people who have nothing whatever to do.oscar wilde
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
A prig always finds a last refuge in responsibility.jean cocteau
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
In argument about moral problems, relativism is the first refuge of the scoundrel.roger scruton
A sense of utter loneliness loneliness inevitable, crushing, eternal, the loneliness of existence, encompassed by the infinite void of unconsciousness enfolded him as a pall. Life lay like an incubus on his bosom. He shuddered at the thought that death might overlook him, and deny him its refuge.edward bellamy
If I take refuge in ambiguity, I assure you that it’s quite conscious.brewster, kingman, jr.
The reservedness and distance that fathers keep, often deprive their sons of that refuge which would be of more advantage to them than an hundred rebukes or chidings.john locke
When the last days were upon me, and the ugly trifles of existence began to drive me to madness like the small drops of water torturers let fall ceaselessly upon one spot of their victim's body, I loved the irradiate refuge of sleep. In my dreams I found a little of the beauty I had vainly sought in life, and wandered through old gardens and enchanted woods.h. p. lovecraft
The great advantage of a hotel is that it's a refuge from home life.George Bernard Shaw
Shillong established in mid 1800s by Colonel Henry Hopkinson as a refuge for officers and staff of East India Company during summers, was made into a new civil station by British in 1864 and was also designated as the summer capital of Eastern Bengal and Assam for many years.
Simla is only four days march from Loodianah ( Ludhiana ), is easy of access, and proves a very agreeable refuge from the burning plains of Hindoostaun ( Hindustan ).
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
It is well said, then, that it is by doing just acts that the just man is produced, and by doing temperate acts the temperate man; without doing these no one would have even a prospect of becoming good. But most people do not do these, but take refuge in theory and think they are being philosophers and will become good in this way, behaving somewhat like patients who listen attentively to their doctors, but do none of the things they are ordered to do.
Education is an ornament for the prosperous, a refuge for the unfortunate.
Fascism , Nazism and Stalinism have in common that they offered the atomized individual a new refuge and security. These systems are the culmination of alienation.
At the dawn I seek Thee, refuge, Rock sublime; Set my prayer before thee in the morning, And my prayer at eventime.