Quotes by exile

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  • Aeschylus
    Aeschylus
    Greek dramatist BC 525-456
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    I know how men in exile feed on dreams of hope.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Every one is born a king, and most people die in exile, like most kings.
    Source: A woman of No Importance
  • Nadine Gordimer
    Nadine Gordimer
    South african writer 1923-
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    Exile as a mode of genius no longer exists; in place of Joyce we have the fragments of work appearing in Index on Censorship.
  • I have loved justice and hated iniquity: therefore I die in exile.
  • Knowledge of ourselves teaches us whence we come, where we are and whither we are going. We come from God and we are in exile; and it is because our potency of affection lends towards God that we are aware of this state of exile.
  • Jose Marti
    Jose Marti
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    Let those who desire a secure homeland conquer it. Let those who do not conquer it live under the whip and in exile, watched over like wild animals, cast from one country to another, concealing the death of their souls with a beggar's smile from the scorn of free men.
  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
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    No exile at the South Pole or on the summit of Mont Blanc separates us more effectively from others than the practice of a hidden vice.
  • Willa Cather
    Willa Cather
    American author 1876-1947
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    Only solitary men know the full joys of friendship. Others have their family - but to a solitary and an exile his friends are everything.
  • Bhagat Singh
    Bhagat Singh
    Indian socialist revolutionary 1907-1931
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    Our entire family is replete with sentiments of patriotism. Uncle Swarna Singh left for his heavenly abode in jail in 1910, two or three years after my birth. Uncle Ajit Singh is leading the life of an exile in foreign countries.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    Public employment contributes neither to advantage nor happiness. It is but honorable exile from one's family and affairs.
  • Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    English writer 1865-1936
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    Take up the White Man's burden - send forth the best ye breed - go, bind your sons to exile to serve your captives need.
  • Bruce Chatwin
    Bruce Chatwin
    English travel writer, novelist and journalist 1940-1989
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    The history of Buenos Aires is written in its telephone directory. Pompey Romanov, Emilio Rommel, Crespina D. Z. de Rose, Ladislao Radziwil, and Elizabeta Marta Callman de Rothschild - five names taken at random from among the R's - told a story of exile, desolation, disillusion, and anxiety behind lace curtains.
  • Antony Jay
    Antony Jay
    English writer, broadcaster, and director 1930-2016
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    The Opposition aren't really the Opposition. They're just called the Opposition. But in fact they are the Opposition in exile. The Civil Service are the Opposition in residence.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    To live is to hurt others, and through others, to hurt oneself. Cruel earth! How can we manage not to touch anything? To find what ultimate exile?
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    We all carry within us our places of exile, our crimes, and our ravages. But our task is not to unleash them on the world; it is to fight them in ourselves and in others.
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