Quotes: secrets

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  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    Conversation has a kind of charm about it, an insinuating and insidious something that elicits secrets just like love or liquor.
  • Ben Hecht
    Ben Hecht
    American writer, playwright 1894-1964
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    A man nearly always loves for other reasons than he thinks. A lover is apt to be as full of secrets from himself as is the object of his love from him.
  • Ellen Barkin
    Ellen Barkin
    American actress and producer 1954-
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    Acting is a matter of giving away secrets.
  • Leonard Cohen
    Leonard Cohen
    Canadian-born American Musician, Songwriter, Singer 1934-
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    Children show scars like medals. Lovers use them as secrets to reveal. A scar is what happens when the word is made flesh.
  • Dorothy Dix
    Dorothy Dix
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    Confession is always weakness. The grave soul keeps its own secrets, and takes its own punishment in silence.
  • Do not share the knowledge with which you have been blessed with everyone in general, as you do with some people in particular; and know that there are some men in whom Allah, may He he glorified, has placed hidden secrets, which they are forbidden to reveal.
  • 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)
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    He then learns that in going down into the secrets of his own mind he has descended into the secrets of all minds.
  • John Dryden
    John Dryden
    English poet and playwright 1631-1700
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    He who trusts secrets to a servant makes him his master.
  • Her body moved with the frankness that comes from solitary habits. But solitude is only a human presumption. Every quiet step is thunder to beetle life underfoot; every choice is a world made new for the chosen. All secrets are witnessed.
    Source: Prodigal Summer
  • David Malouf
    David Malouf
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    I knew that the world around you is only uninteresting if you can't see what is really going on. The place you come from is always the most exotic place you'll ever encounter because it is the only place where you recognise how many secrets and mysteries there are in people's lives.
  • Alice Hoffman
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    I think secrets often come out. I spoke to a friend who is a therapist and I asked her if there were people who came to her and admitted to doing horrible things and she said, 'More than you know.'.
  • Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
    Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
    French author 1657-1757
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    In vain we shall penetrate more and more deeply the secrets of the structure of the human body, we shall not dupe nature; we shall die as usual.
  • It is the unspoken ethic of all magicians to not reveal the secrets.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Let thy discontents be thy secrets.
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