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I believe that any violation of privacy is nothing good.
I'm one of those people who fiercely guards their privacy, so I hate doing interviews.
A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a man's mind can get both provocation and privacy.
Edward P. Morgan
I have been called a nun with a switchblade where my privacy is concerned. I think there's a point where one says, that's for family, that's for me.
All violations of essential privacy are brutalizing.
Katharine Fullerton Gerould
I am of mixed minds about the issue of privacy. On one hand, I understand that information is power, and power is, well, power, so keeping your private information to yourself is essential - especially if you are a controversial figure, a celebrity, or a dissident.
Without whining and without making myself a tragic figure, there is no replacement for the loss of your privacy. It's a huge sacrifice.
I don't always want my opinion known. What little privacy I have left I'd like to maintain.
If people are constantly reading about you, and you're overexposed, they've got no reason to go see your movies. Also, it's not pleasant or nice to have your privacy invaded.
It's a big challenge for me to keep my integrity and some of my privacy intact.
I give the fight up: let there be an end, a privacy, an obscure nook for me. I want to be forgotten even by God.
It's hard to just kinda get some privacy and do your own thing.
The worst thing about being famous is the invasion of your privacy.
All the legal action I've taken against newspapers has had a massively positive effect on my life and achieved exactly what I wanted, which is privacy and non-harassment.
I'm not that ambitious any more. I just like my privacy. I wish I really wasn't talked about at all.
Privacy about giving is counterproductive. There is solid scientific research showing that people are more likely to give if they can see that others are giving. The richest people, in particular, should be setting an example.
There are only two occasions when Americans respect privacy, especially in Presidents. Those are prayer and fishing.
The issue is privacy. Why is the decision by a woman to sleep with a man she has just met in a bar a private one, and the decision to sleep with the same man for $100 subject to criminal penalties?
Privacy and security are those things you give up when you show the world what makes you extraordinary.
I've always retained my privacy, but now I protect it even more.
Really, life is complicated enough without having a bunch of Senators deciding what we should do in the privacy of our own homes.
There is nothing new in the realization that the Constitution sometimes insulates the criminality of a few in order to protect the privacy of us all.
How many of you have broken no laws this month? That's the kind of society I want to build. I want a guarantee - with physics and mathematics, not with laws - that we can give ourselves real privacy of personal communications.
Although I am a public figure, I'm still a little shy. I don't think my own personality is important. I prefer to keep some small dosage of privacy.
We've come to expect so little from online privacy measures that public displays of concern about the matter are more or less for show. Being devastated to discover you've been tagged in somebody else's photo has an air of the melodramatic about it at this point.
I'm learning to accept the lack of privacy as the real downer in my profession.
Even though now I'm pretty popular in my country and tennis is the No. 1 sport, and I'm very flattered that the people recognise me and come up and give me compliments, I'm more a person who likes to have privacy and peace.
People aren't interested in others controlling what they can do or read or see in the privacy of their own homes.
I have a very good sense of tone, and it's possible to talk about very personal things and maintain a level of dignity and even privacy - to go to the place, to talk about it, but not get icky.
I enjoyed having a reputation as being wild, but these days I try not to worry about what people think in the privacy of their own brain or what they write in the bizarre publicity of their own newspapers, because all of those things are meaningless.
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