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True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks.
Look at the means which a man employs, consider his motives, observe his pleasures. A man simply cannot conceal himself!
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity of mankind: it is necessary, it is dear to us, it gives us pleasure, and we must conceal it.
We are only falsehood, duplicity, contradiction; we both conceal and disguise ourselves from ourselves.
My painting is visible images which conceal nothing... they evoke mystery and indeed when one sees one of my pictures, one asks oneself this simple question 'What does that mean'? It does not mean anything, because mystery means nothing either, it is unknowable.
Camouflage is a game we all like to play, but our secrets are as surely revealed by what we want to seem to be as by what we want to conceal.
It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not healed.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
I'm finding it increasingly difficult to simply walk down the street. In New York, I dashed in to buy a big pair of sunglasses to conceal myself, but the guy behind the counter shouted 'Hey! It's Dr. House.'
Trying to conceal the fact that I was a gay, effeminate, hyperactive, adopted child with a serious lisp in southern Louisiana would have been like trying to hide Dolly Parton in a string bikini!
Choose silence of all virtues, for by it you hear other men's imperfections, and conceal your own.
George Bernard Shaw
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.
A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.
Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Look wise, say nothing, and grunt. Speech was given to conceal thought.
Euphemism is a human device to conceal the horrors of reality.
When it aims to express a love of the world it refuses to conceal the many reasons why the world is hard to love, though we must love it because we have no other, and to fail to love it is not to exist at all.
Mark Van Doren
Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself.
Don't think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
It is the merit of a general to impart good news, and to conceal the truth.
We conceal it from ourselves in vain - we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man cannot possibly live for a moment without it.
It is a great act of cleverness to be able to conceal one's being clever.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Frank and explicit - that is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and confuse the minds of others.
It is harder to conceal ignorance than to acquire knowledge.
Arnold H. Glasow
Time will bring to light whatever is hidden; it will cover up and conceal what is now shining in splendor.
John F. Kennedy
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