Quotes: secrets

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  • 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.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    Confidante. One entrusted by A with the secrets of B confided to herself by C.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Alice Hoffman
    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.'.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Let thy discontents be thy secrets.
  • Albert J. Nock
    Albert J. Nock
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    Like Prince von Bismarck in diplomacy, I have no secrets.
  • Don Delillo
    Don Delillo
    American Author 1926-
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    Men with secrets tend to be drawn to each other, not because they want to share what they know but because they need the company of the like-minded, the fellow afflicted.
  • Helen Keller
    Helen Keller
    American writer 1880-1968
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    No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    None are so fond of secrets as those who do not mean to keep them.
  • John Naisbitt
    John Naisbitt
    American author and public speaker 1929-
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    One of the best kept secrets in America is that people are aching to make a commitment, if they only had the freedom and environment in which to do so.
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