Moving between the legs of tables and of chairs rising or falling grasping at kisses and toys advancing boldly sudden to take alarm retreating to the corner of arm and knee eager to be reassured taking pleasure in the fragrant brilliance of the Christmas tree.
I will be as harsh as truth and uncompromising as justice... I am in earnest I will not equivocate I will not excuse I will not retreat a single inch and I will be heard.
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.
There is only one way left to escape the alienation of present day society: to retreat ahead of it.
I don't feel the need for religion. But I went on a yoga retreat last year and I do believe slightly in the karma thing and just being good and true unto yourself. And I slightly believe that you can attract good and bad to you.
In politics it seems retreat is honorable if dictated by military considerations and shameful if even suggested for ethical reasons.
In politics... never retreat never retract... never admit a mistake.
Peace is purchased from strength. It's not purchased from weakness or unilateral retreats.
I'm hosting weekend retreats all over America. It is like a 24-hour slumber party for moms. We laugh eat play games get massages win prizes talk about parenting and even cry a bit.
I never stopped studying Buddhism. In the past few years in between movies I do a retreat.
Most fathers don't see the war within the daughter her struggles with conflicting images of the idealized and flawed father her temptation both to retreat to Daddy's lap and protection and to push out of his embrace to that of beau and the world beyond home.
The 4th Amendment and the personal rights it secures have a long history. At the very core stands the right of a man to retreat into his own home and there be free from unreasonable governmental intrusion.
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
The general who advances without coveting fame and retreats without fearing disgrace whose only thought is to protect his country and do good service for his sovereign is the jewel of the kingdom.
You know you don't retreat in the defense of freedom. You don't retreat in the defense of moral government and limited government. You don't retreat because people are going to defend bad things.
I think about death a lot I really do because I can't believe I won't exist. It's the ego isn't it? I feel that I should retreat into a better form of Zen Buddhism than this kind of ego-dominated thing. But I don't know I mean I want to come back as a tree but I suspect that it's just not going to happen is it?
In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance.
Most poetry in the modern age has retreated to the private sphere turning its back on the political realm.