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  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen
    English writer 1775-1817
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    A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Our friends don't see our faults, or conceal them, or soften them.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    'Frank and explicit', that is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
  • Cyril Connolly
    Cyril Connolly
    British criticus 1903-1974
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    All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others.
  • Abraham J. Heschel
    Abraham J. Heschel
    Polish-born American rabbi 1907-1972
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    Being is both presence and absence. God had to conceal His presence in order to bring the world into being. He had to make His absence possible in order to make room for the world's presence. Coming into being brought along denial and defiance, absence, oblivion and resistance.
    Source: Who Is Man? (1965)
  • Marcus Valerius Martial
    Marcus Valerius Martial
    Latin poet and epigrammatist 40-104
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    Conceal a flaw, and the world will imagine the worst.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    Dishonest people conceal their faults from themselves as well as others, honest people know and confess them.
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    American president 1890-1969
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    Don't join the book burners. Do not think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    Frank and explicit - that is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and confuse the minds of others.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    Go to him now, he calls you, you can't refuse.
    When you ain't got nothing, you got nothing to lose.
    You're invisible now. You've got no secrets to conceal.
    Source: Highway 61 Revisited (1965)
  • Busta Rhymes
    Busta Rhymes
    American rapper, musician, record producer and actor 1972-
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    Hip-hop reflects the truth, and the problem is that hip-hop exposes a lot of the negative truth that society tries to conceal. It's a platform where we could offer information, but it's also an escape.
  • A. E. Housman
    A. E. Housman
    British poet 1859-1936
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    In every American there is an air of incorrigible innocence, which seems to conceal a diabolical cunning.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    It is great cleverness to know how to conceal our cleverness.
  • Arnold H. Glasgow
    Arnold H. Glasgow
    American editor and businessman (Born as Arnold Henry Glasow) 1905-1998
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    It is harder to conceal ignorance than to acquire knowledge.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    It takes great cleverness to be able to conceal one's cleverness.
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