Secrets and Secrecy Quotes and Quotations
What is told in the ear of a man is often heard 100 miles away.
Two things a man cannot hide: that he is drunk, and that he is in love.
Nothing is so burdensome as a secret.
It is a secret in the Oxford sense. You may tell it to only one person at a time.
I know that's a secret, for it's whispered everywhere.
All the knowledge I possess everyone else can acquire, but my heart is all my own.
Shy and unready men are great betrayers of secrets; for there are few wants more urgent for the moment than the want of something to say.
In the mind and nature of a man a secret is an ugly thing, like a hidden physical defect.
Be secret and exult, Because of all things known That is most difficult.
If you wish to preserve your secret, wrap it up in frankness.
Where secrecy reigns, carelessness and ignorance delight to hide - skill loves the light.
Whatsoever ye have spoken in darkness shall be heard in the light; and that which ye have spoken in the ear in closets shall be proclaimed upon the housetops.
Even in your thought, do not curse the king, nor in your bedchamber curse the rich; for a bird of the air will carry your voice, or some winged creature tell the matter.