Quotes by retreat
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French semiologist 1915-1980
There is only one way left to escape the alienation of present day society: to retreat ahead of it.
British drama writer 1640-1716
A mistress should be like a little country retreat near the town, not to dwell in constantly, but only for a night and away.
British criticus 1903-1974
A writer is in danger of allowing his talent to dull who lets more than a year go past without finding himself in his rightful place of composition, the small single unluxurious ''retreat'' of the twentieth century, the hotel bedroom.
American self-help author 1883-1970
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win - essential to success.
William Lloyd Garrison
American abolitionist, journalist and suffragist 1805-1879
I am in earnest - I will not equivocate - I will not excuse - I will not retreat a single inch - and I will be heard!
Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-1680
If I advance, follow me! If I retreat, kill me! If I die, avenge me!
American author 1912-1989
In politics, it seems, retreat is honorable if dictated by military considerations and shameful if even suggested for ethical reasons.
French Emperor 1769-1821
In politics... never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake.
Martin Luther King
American preacher 1929-1968
In this Revolution no plans have been written for retreat.
English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
Knowledge is a comfortable and necessary retreat and shelter for us in advanced age, and if we do not plant it while young, it will give us no shade when we grow old.
French general and Marshal of France, Great Britain and Poland 1851-1929
My center is giving way, my right is in retreat; situation excellent. I shall attack.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
My home...It is my retreat and resting place from wars, I try to keep this corner as a haven against the tempest outside, as I do another corner in my soul.
American beekeeper and businessman 1935-2015
My life is the land, the dogs, the car, the motorcycle, the pond, the canoe, going to pick up mail. It's just a rural retreat that I enjoy.
British playwright and poet 1688-1732
No retreat. No retreat. They must conquer or die who've no retreat.
Norman Vincent Peale
American minister and author 1898-1993
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
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