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Quotations on Excile

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They have exiled me now from their society and I am pleased, because humanity does not exile except the one whose noble spirit rebels against despotism and oppression. He who does not prefer exile to slavery is not free by any measure of freedom.

~ Kahlil Gibran

At every crisis the Kaiser crumpled. In defeat he fled; in revolution he abdicated; in exile he remarried.

~ Winston Churchill

Public employment contributes neither to advantage nor happiness. It is but honorable exile from one's family and affairs.

~ Thomas Jefferson

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.

~ Albert Camus

Only solitary men know the full joys of friendship. Others have their family; but to a solitary and an exile his friends are everything.

~ Willa Cather

I have loved justice and hated iniquity; therefore I die in exile.

~ Hildebrand of Soana

- Gregory VII

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