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From infancy on, we are all spies; the shame is not this but that the secrets to be discovered are so paltry and few.
I am not very good at keeping secrets at all! If you want your secret kept do not tell me!
Be able to confide your innermost secrets to your mother and your innermost fears to your father.
Marilyn vos Savant
After all, everybody has secrets and there are some things that nobody knows about you but only you, right?
I think it's useful, as a famous person, to have as little separation between the perception of you and how you really are - because otherwise I'd be sitting here thinking I'm keeping secrets, and wondering when you're going to find out.
I like to feel the burn of the audience's eyes when I'm whispering all my darkest secrets into the microphone.
The dead keep their secrets, and in a while we shall be as wise as they - and as taciturn.
Horror is like a serpent; always shedding its skin, always changing. And it will always come back. It can't be hidden away like the guilty secrets we try to keep in our subconscious.
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.
History keeps her secrets longer than most of us. But she has one secret that I will reveal to you tonight in the greatest confidence. Sometimes there are no winners at all. And sometimes nobody needs to lose.
John le Carre
I'm supposed to convince you, for two hours, that I'm somebody else. Now if you know everything about my life, if you think you've got me figured out and you think you know all my dark secrets, how am I ever going to convince you that I'm somebody else?
When I wrote 'We Were The Mulvaneys,' I was just old enough to look back upon my own family life and the lies of certain individuals close to me, with the detachment of time. I wanted to tell the truth about secrets: How much pain they give, yet how much relief, even happiness we may feel when at last the motive for secrecy has passed.
Joyce Carol Oates
Am I now supposed to go on Oprah and cry and tell you my deepest, darkest secrets because you want to know?
Trust him not with your secrets, who, when left alone in your room, turns over your papers.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
The art of the parenthesis is one of the greatest secrets of eloquence in Society.
People like secrets. Creative people really like secrets.
We don't have an Official Secrets Act in the United States, as other countries do. Under the First Amendment, freedom of the press, freedom of speech, and freedom of association are more important than protecting secrets.
When my mood was high, I seemed normal, even buoyant. I felt smarter. I had secrets. I could see God in a light bulb.
I don't know why, but women in a hair salon share their deepest secrets.
There are some things the general public does not need to know and shouldn't. I believe democracy flourishes when the government can take legitimate steps to keep its secrets, and when the press can decide whether to print what it knows.
We inadvertently bombed the Chinese Embassy. But Clinton now is working very hard. He has sent a letter of apology to the Chinese. And, he's also given them a gift certificate for future nuclear secrets.
Sometimes nature guards her secrets with the unbreakable grip of physical law. Sometimes the true nature of reality beckons from just beyond the horizon.
The NSA's business is 'information dominance,' the use of other people's secrets to shape events.
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.
There are things I've done in the past I'm not proud of - and I could talk about them if I wanted to - but I don't reveal my secrets... I prefer certain things to remain personal; there have to be boundaries. And I don't think you need a scandal to have an interesting story.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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