Books, I found, had the power to make time stand still, retreat or fly into the future.
— Jim Bishop

I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat.
Sylvester Stallone retreat quote

Retreat quotes
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Within you there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.
— Hermann Hesse

We are not retreating - we are advancing in another direction.
— Douglas MacArthur

Don't be afraid if things seem difficult in the beginning. That's only the initial impression. The important thing is not to retreat; you have to master yourself.
— retreat quotation by Olga Korbut