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.
My grand affair appears settled, for America is certain of her independence, humanity has gained her cause, and liberty will never be without a place of refuge.
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.
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
When the Americans were trying to conquer the Navajos, they felt this need to capture Canyon de Chelly like it was the Navajo capital. It was a meeting place and a sanctuary of last refuge. To control Canyon de Chelly was to control the Navajo people.
Castles in the air – they are so easy to take refuge in. And so easy to build too.
Uncertainty is the refuge of hope.
Good taste is the first refuge of the non-creative. It is the last-ditch stand of the artist.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
I take refuge in my books.