Quotes by secrets

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  • Konstantin Stanislavisky
    Konstantin Stanislavisky
    Russian Actor, Theatre director, Teacher 1863-1968
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    Success is transient, evanescent. The real passion lies in the poignant acquisition of knowledge about all the shading and subtleties of the creative secrets.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    That is the reason they are so pleased to find out other people's secrets. It distracts public attention from their own.
    Source: An Ideal Husband
  • Nicolas Chamfort
    Nicolas Chamfort
    French writer, journalist and playwright 1741-1794
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    The art of the parenthesis is one of the greatest secrets of eloquence in Society.
  • Alexander Smith
    Alexander Smith
    Scottish Poet, Author 1830-1867
    Alexander Smith
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    The dead keep their secrets, and in a while we shall be as wise as they - and as taciturn.
  • Henry James
    Henry James
    American author 1843-1916
    Henry James
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    The face of nature and civilization in this our country is to a certain point a very sufficient literary field. But it will yield its secrets only to a really grasping imagination. To write well and worthily of American things one need even more than elsewhere to be a master.
  • Eugene O'Neill
    Eugene O'Neill
    American playwright and Nobel laureate in Literature 1888-1953
    Eugene O'Neill
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    The old, like children, talk to themselves, for they have reached that hopeless wisdom of experience which knows that though one were to cry it in the streets to multitudes, or whisper it in the kiss to one's beloved, the only ears that can ever hear one's secrets are one's own!
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    There are no secrets better kept than the secrets everybody guesses.
  • Colin Powell
    Colin Powell
    American elder statesman and four-star general 1937-
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    There are no secrets to success: don’t waste time looking for them. Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty to those for whom you work, and persistence.
  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen
    English writer 1775-1817
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    There are secrets in all families.
  • Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Swiss theologist and mysticist 1741-1801
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
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    Trust him not with your secrets, who, when left alone in your room, turns over your papers.
  • Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
    Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
    Indian godman and mystic 1931-1990
    Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh
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    You cannot see clearly, because you are so full of expectations, hopes, desires. Your eyes are covered with many layers of dust: you need a deep cleansing of your eyes. That's what meditation is. Let the thoughts disappear, the hopes disappear, the desires disappear. Then you have a clarity, then your eyes are perfect mirrors. Only then, in that silent state of your vision, will you know the secrets of the beyond.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    You know there are no secrets in America. It's quite different in England, where people think of a secret as a shared relation between two people.
  • Kahlil Gibran
    Kahlil Gibran
    Libian painter and writer 1883-1931
    Kahlil Gibran
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    Your hearts know in silence the secrets of the days and the nights.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
    Ambrose Bierce
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    Confidante. One entrusted by A with the secrets of B confided to herself by C.
  • 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.
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