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  • Abraham H. Maslow
    Abraham H. Maslow
    American psychologist 1908-1970
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    But behavior in the human being is sometimes a defense, a way of concealing motives and thoughts, as language can be a way of hiding your thoughts and preventing communication.
  • Herodotus
    Herodotus
    Greek historian 484-425 BC
    Herodotus
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    Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men.
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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    Forth from his dark and lonely hiding-place, (Portentous sight!) the owlet Atheism, sailing on obscene wings athwart the noon, drops his blue-fringed lids, and holds them close, and hooting at the glorious sun in Heaven, cries out, ''Where is it?''
  • Billy Connolly
    Billy Connolly
    Scottish stand-up comedian, musician, actor 1942-
    Billy Connolly
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    Heckling is an act of cowardice. If you want to speak, get up in front of the microphone and speak, don't sit in the dark hiding. It's easy to hide and shout and waste people's time.
  • Alfred Nobel
    Alfred Nobel
    Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor, businessman, and philanthropist 1833-1896
    Alfred Nobel
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    Hope is nature's veil for hiding truth's nakedness.
  • Al Pacino
    Al Pacino
    American actor and filmmaker 1940-
    Al Pacino
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    I've never liked the recognition, the questions, the publicity. I have often felt like running away and hiding.
  • Breyten Breytenbach
    Breyten Breytenbach
    South African writer and painter 1939-
    Breyten Breytenbach
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    In reality the workings of your governing system are opaque and covert, while hiding in the chattering spotlight of an ostensible transparency, even though the ultimate objective is clear.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
    Salman Rushdie
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    No, I don't think it's fair to label Islam 'violent.' But I will say that to my knowledge, no writer has ever gone into hiding for criticizing the Amish.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    Rape is an outrage that cannot be tolerated in a civilized society. Yet feminism, which has waged a crusade for rape to be taken more seriously, has put young women in danger by hiding the truth about sex from them.
    Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
    Bruce Springsteen
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    Remember all the movies, Terry, we'd go see?
    Trying to learn how to walk like the heroes we thought we had to be
    And after all this time to find we're just like all the rest
    Stranded in the park and forced to confess
    To hiding on the Backstreets.
    Source: Born To Run (1975) Backstreets
  • Jonathan Katz
    Jonathan Katz
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    Scientists have found the gene for shyness. They would have found it years ago, but it was hiding behind a couple of other genes.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Society is a masked ball, where every one hides his real character, and reveals it by hiding.
  • Willem De Kooning
    Willem De Kooning
    Dutch abstract expressionist artist and painter 1904-1997
    Willem De Kooning
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    Style is a fraud. I always felt the Greeks were hiding behind their columns.
  • Annie Leibovitz
    Annie Leibovitz
    American portrait photographer 1949-
    Annie Leibovitz
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    The camera makes you forget you're there. It's not like you are hiding but you forget, you are just looking so much.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
    Henry Ward Beecher
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    The power of hiding ourselves from one another is mercifully given, for men are wild beasts, and would devour one another but for this protection.
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