Secrets Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Secrets Quotes from famous persons: Kevin Bacon, Jason Robert Brown, Hector Elizondo, Seymour Hersh, Jonathan Franklin. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Secrets Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

There are some actor secrets you keep sometimes, and yo

There are some actor secrets you keep sometimes, and you want to keep.
I love my stuff – you’re not supposed to say that. But because I’m performer as well as a writer, I’m constantly interacting with my own work. I always get to find these little secrets that I left for myself, little notes – I find them all over the scores.
I’m a parent, especially when you’ve had the intense parenting the way I had. It’s all in the bank. It’s all in the great experience bank. Those are your secrets. That’s the stuff that makes your work rich, that’s what you dip into.
Hector Elizondo
Most of the important secrets that I’ve known about, the real secrets that are known about aren’t worth publishing.
I could have been a top notch spy. People confess the most amazing secrets to me, even when I am not fishing for those nuggets. I must look trustworthy because I sit there with a video camera or a tape recorder while the stories pour out.
The human body is strange and flawed and unpredictable. The human body has many secrets, and it does not divulge them to anyone, except those who have learned to wait.
I’ll tell you what bothers me. This music business is so crazy. They think everything is a game, or everything is a fad or trend to win. I see people saying, ‘My next album is going to be my honest album, the whole truth, nothing but the truth, my deepest secrets, the soundtrack to my life.’
I don’t think secrets are a good thing. I think they are a cancer of the soul. So I decided to come out.
In boxing, there’s no more secrets today. Technology is such that you know everything about everyone.
Everything you’ll ever need to know is within you; the secrets of the universe are imprinted on the cells of your body.
Dan Millman
We face cyber threats from state-sponsored hackers, hackers for hire, global cyber syndicates, and terrorists. They seek our state secrets, our trade secrets, our technology, and our ideas – things of incredible value to all of us. They seek to strike our critical infrastructure and to harm our economy.
Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets; art deserves that, for it and knowledge can raise man to the Divine.
I guess secrets are part of the fabric of everybody‘s lives. I mean everybody’s lives, and guilt is part of the fabric of everybody’s lives.
Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets.
Paul Tournier
I like characters who have strong facades and then have secrets. They have cracks.
We are as sick as our secrets, so I tell everything.
I’ve made four films about the destructive nature of relationships, of secrets and lies, and I think I’m no longer interested in that subject – which is a wonderful relief.
We don’t hide our space program. We don’t keep secrets and cover things up. We do it all up front and in public. That’s the way freedom is, and we wouldn’t change it for a minute.
One of the secrets of life is to keep our intellectual curiosity acute.
William Lyon Phelps
Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough. Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets, but I have found that when I silently commune with people, they give up their secrets also – if you love them enough.
Be able to confide your innermost secrets to your mother and your innermost fears to your father.
No one wants to tell you their secrets, because you never know when you might get a heat with them.
I do seem to have a lot of family secrets in my novels. I guess I’m one of those writers who is often writing about the same sort of themes, but taking different angles on them.
Nancy Werlin
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Do not tell secrets to those whose faith and silence you have not already tested.
I figured if I write a modern thriller but spliced in the DNA of a classic western – the drifter who comes into town with secrets – I could do something interesting with both genres. Westerns are also an incarnation of the classic knight errant tale, the lone warrior with a moral code, and I love those types of stories.
Now that I think about it, maybe my own literary exploration of the dark secrets held by families could be traced back to V.C. Andrews.
Beauty secrets are meant to be shared with the world!
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.
I believe the life of every person is worthy of scrutiny, containing its own secrets and dramas.
It is up to the government to keep the government’s secrets.
Robert Novak
My dog was with me all the time. I talked to my dog. She was my best buddy. I shared all my secrets with her, but I don’t think I every really tried jokes out with the dog.
I’m good at keeping secrets, but if it’s not something super serious I usually tell people not to tell me because I’ll tell someone else.
Steven Yeun
As an old reporter, we have a few secrets, and the first thing is we try the phone book.
Think Indonesia and tourism, and the first thing that comes to mind is probably Bali. Think golf holiday, and most people would dream of Scotland or Ireland. But Indonesia harbors one of the best-kept secrets in the world of travel: it is a golfer‘s paradise.
Raymond Bonner
You know the expression, ‘You’re only as sick as your secrets?’ I believe that, and I think I try to have my work live by that to a degree.
Intimacy, in my opinion, is when you are vulnerable with someone, you share secrets, are open to love, and you take care of their emotional well-being.
I would like to uncover the secrets of the universe.
Megan Fox
Food-wise I tend to eat pretty much what I want when I am remaining active so there are no secrets on that front, stay active and eat well and you will see results.
The nature of Scandinavians is that they don’t talk so much, there will be these dark secrets, and most things are under-communicated.
I don’t have any secrets; I don’t believe in secrets.
Theft annoys me more than anything else. The purloining of effects from another magician. Some people think it’s massive to steal the secrets of nuclear reactors, but to steal a card move is trivial. They’re wrong.
Men with secrets tend to be drawn to each other, not because they want to share what they know but because they need the company of the like-minded, the fellow afflicted.
Millions of Indonesians who live with secrets in their family who have a sense of that kind of secret that their parents never told them, want to be told about what happened so they can know where they come from.
People like secrets. Creative people really like secrets.
Following well-established national security screening procedures and accurately informing Congress about them is not a joke or a political game. It is essential to guaranteeing that our national secrets are protected and to preventing possible blackmailing of key administration officials.
Because I’ve been around forever and ever, like wallpaper, people ask me for secrets… it’s the same with my skin care range; that’s out of necessity. As soon as I saw the first signs, I bought everything in the market.
I find revealing the secrets of magic quite reprehensible.
I think all of the secrets of the universe are revealed in history. We understand who we are by understanding where we’ve been and why we are the way we are, and where we come from.
Matt Barr
I’m not sure whether it’s going to be the downfall of Romesocial media. There are too many secrets.
All of nature begins to whisper its secrets to us through its sounds. Sounds that were previously incomprehensible to our soul now become the meaningful language of nature.
Everybody has a public life, and they have their own private life. Everybody has their secrets. Everybody has their own private, you know, agonies as well as joys. And that’s what great drama, whether it’s the movies or the theater, that’s what it shows.
I spent the first 33 years of my life with secrets, and lots of them. I spent a great deal of energy worrying over what people thought and obscuring the things I was ashamed of… trying to appear what I thought was normal.
I am very good at keeping secrets, except when I am drunk, when I will tell you absolutely anything.
I have no secrets. Neither did Tupac, neither does my daughter. We don’t live behind secrets, we don’t live lies, we are who we are, and we are pretty happy to be who we are.
If Iraq had succeeded in spray-drying anthrax spores to extend their life and lethality, that would have been among the most important secrets of its wide-ranging weapons program.
I’m good at keeping secrets. My friends always tell me their secrets because I keep them well.
Erin Richards
One of the secrets of Fox News‘ outsized success – it’s the most profitable news organisation in the U.S. and, quite likely, the world – is that it saw the country full of liberal occupiers and Fox News’ viewers as the heroic resistance.
We cannot expect to keep our nation‘s secrets secure – or provide meaningful oversight for our intelligence agencies – if proper classification of our country’s secrets is as likely as a coin flip.
I love playing characters that have secrets.
Cynthia Watros
You forge different bonds with friends than with family, tell different secrets.
France has long been regarded as the most adept at stealing trade secrets.
One of the best kept secrets in America is that people are aching to make a commitment, if they only had the freedom and environment in which to do so.
John Naisbitt
What Edward Snowden did amounted to the greatest hemorrhaging of legitimate American secrets in the history of my nation.
This sounds like a brag, but I know how to make good fried rice. I learned in college. There are two secrets – take the rice after you cook it and let it get cold in the fridge. Then cook the egg like you’re making a fried egg and just before it’s done, dump the rice and veg on it and swirl it around.
Any good movie is filled with secrets.
I’m ultimately drawn to film many kinds of stories if they are sort of about unlocking the secrets of our human potential.
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?
What we can do in Singapore may not be doable elsewhere. Some things you know you need: you want efficient government, you want clean government, you want to do away with corruption, you must educate your people. You want to get housing and so on. All these are not such secrets, not so special to Singapore.
Hillary Clinton exposed our nation’s most sensitive national security secrets to foreign adversaries.
I was a huge fan of J. Courtney Sullivan’s novel ‘Maine,’ and like that novel, ‘Saint‘ is a family saga set in Boston. Irish Catholic family secrets – is there anything better?
When a character has so many secrets and so much inner life, it’s a joy to play those characters because you can use your craft.
Most of the secrets the CIA has are about people, not machines and systems, so I didn’t feel comfortable with disclosures that I thought could endanger anyone.
I wanted to understand the secrets behind my chemical experiments and behind the processes in nature.
Richard Ernst
Despite a campaign that was based on a very powerful promise of transparency, President Obama, and again in my view quite correctly, has used the state secrets argument in a variety of courts, as much as President Bush.
One exercise I always do when I’m getting to know a character is ask her to tell me her secrets. Sit down with a pen and paper, and start with, ‘I never told anybody…’ and go from there, writing in the voice of your character.
I’ve always been really interested in secrets – how people find ways of doing things without telling anyone else in order to keep themselves feeling safe in the world.
For decades, the men at Area 51 thought they’d take their secrets to the grave. At the height of the Cold War, they cultivated anonymity while pursuing some of the country’s most covert projects. Conspiracy theories were left to popular imagination.
I don’t know if people realize how hard I work, because sometimes people ask me for my secret. The truth is that I don’t have any secrets apart from the fact that I’ve been directing theater and film for twenty years and trying at every stage to make my work better.
I was never any good at keeping secrets.
One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.
I’m always really surprised by people who are comfortable revealing all of their secrets on TV or in a magazine. It’s actually quite shocking to me.
Annabella Sciorra
We could live at the present day without a Plato, but a double number of Newtons is required to discover the secrets of nature, and to bring life into harmony with the laws of nature.
Dmitri Mendeleev
Our Masonic friends have it down very fine. I do not know where they got it so well. I have often wondered where they found out so many of the secrets of our High and Accepted Order of Masonry.
Charles Taze Russell
If I were to publicly give away my secrets, I’d be dumb. I am an intelligent woman who is focused on the prize.
Peyton Royce
Reviewers try to square the antics of a writer’s life with the antics in the fiction. Even satirical verbal play is too often read and admired as autobiographical expression. And thanks to the democratic exposures of the web, it’s easier than ever to document private experiences and divulge the most intimate secrets.
We need to make sure that leaks of classified information, of national security secrets, needs to be rigorously pursued and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
I can’t tell you all my secrets to how I can eat so many. Someone out there might copy it. But I will tell you this: The night before the competition, I sleep only four hours. That means when I actually do eat, my stomach will want to digest the food quicker.
Plays, especially great plays, yield their secrets over a long period of time. You can’t read it three times and say, ‘OK, I got it. I know what’s happening.’
That’s the mark of a great storyteller, never to give away secrets in advance.
Ian McDiarmid
I mean, no one asks beauty secrets of me, or ‘What size do you wear?’ or ‘Who’s your couturier?’ They ask me about really deep things and I love that.
Apricots are the most private fruit, loath to reveal their secrets.
Children show scars like medals. Lovers use them as secrets to reveal. A scar is what happens when the word is made flesh.
I write traditional drama, and the small enclosed communities work well with this form. I enjoy exploring secrets. On small islands, privacy is important, and there are secrets that everyone can guess but nobody talks about.
Ann Cleeves
The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart.
St. Jerome
I’m not good at keeping secrets.
Basic research is to work at the very edge, the very border of, of knowledge, and move that border forward. You look and look for new secrets, and you don’t know where it’s going to lead you.
Fred Kavli
The Founding Fathers gave the free press the protection it must have to bare the secrets of government and inform the people.
Hugo Black
Degas was obsessed by the art of classical ballet, because to him it said something about the human condition. He was not a balletomane looking for an alternative world to escape into. Dance offered him a display in which he could find, after much searching, certain human secrets.
I think we all have a kind of dark side, and that’s what keeps life – and characters – interesting. That’s one of the things that I’m drawn to write about again and again, the secrets we keep and how they shape us.
Xi agreed to the American definition of legitimate espionage. In other words, you don’t use the power of the state to steal secrets for profit.
Everything we do, every thought we’ve ever had, is produced by the human brain. But exactly how it operates remains one of the biggest unsolved mysteries, and it seems the more we probe its secrets, the more surprises we find.
I was taught you don’t tell your secrets to strangerscertainly not secrets that expose error, weakness, failure. My generation, like its predecessors, was taught that since our achievements received little notice or credit from white America, we were not to discuss our faults, lapses, or uncertainties in public.
Classified information includes much more than the actual ‘secrets’ acquired. It includes how they were acquired and the process by which related analyses were made.
I really like knowing secrets, and once I do know that secret, I can keep it. But if I’m on the outside and I don’t know the secret, that’s a different story. I will try with all my power to get the secret out of the person who knows.
Ryan Lee
Oh, I can keep many secrets, so I would be a phenomenal secret agent. I love secrets.
I’m just a real person and I tell it like it is. I don’t have a lot of secrets, which has been a fault of mine.
Far from being the basis of the good society, the family, with its narrow privacy and tawdry secrets, is the source of all our discontents.
Edmund Leach
One of the things that distinguishes the CIA from the State Department is that the CIA is both asked to, and authorized to, steal secrets. So if the question is whether the CIA steals secrets, the answer is yes.
U.S. nuclear technology is one of this nation’s most valuable secrets, and it should have been protected.
Secretly incredible people keep what they do as one of God’s best-kept secrets because the only one who needs to know – the God of the universe – already knows.
Bob Goff
One of the secrets is, for us, we pick our demographic. If other demographics want to like it, then by all means. But essentially, we’re making music for the party, for the club.
Everything has been written. Everybody knows everything about me. There are no secrets. Except the skeletons in my closet.
Kirby Puckett
Ooh, it’s too embarrassing to share my innermost romantic secrets – although I have written Danielle the odd poem. If anything they are more comedic than romantic. They used to be well-received but that was before she started studying Shakespeare at drama college. Now I feel so inept.
There are many secrets in us, in the depths of our souls, that we don’t want anyone to know about.
Charles Durning
Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft.
I don’t keep my secrets or my knowledge to myself.
Natalia Makarova
We all have our secrets. We all have our vulnerabilities.
Brett Dalton
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 really don’t feel that any of the pieces I wrote were confessions; there are no revelations about secrets in my life, and actually I have nothing to confess and I certainly do not ask for redemption and there is no reward for confessing that I expect.
There are secrets in families. That is the definition of a family.
People are dying to tell you their secrets; it’s just a matter of getting the conversation going in the right direction. If you just let people fill the silence, they will let you the most extraordinary things. I sometimes wonder if afterward they remember what they’ve said.
I’ve learned survival secrets from being on camera, and then translated them into everyday life.
Deidre Hall
Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.
If Wikileaks didn’t resolve that question for folks – at the end of the day, there are no secrets. We’re living in a glass neighborhood, in a fishbowl, and technology, white hat hackers, the folks that are doing the right thing with hacking.
I think there’s a lot of work to be done with our societies. My biggest passions are the environment and health. And when I say ‘health’ I mean the secrets behind health and our food system.
It wasn’t very long ago when you wouldn’t even think about there being health information on the smartphone. There’s financial information. There’s your conversations; there’s business secrets. There’s probably more information about you on here than exists in your home.
One of the things I wanted to introduce in The Same Sea beyond transcending the conflict, is the fact that deep down below all our secrets are the same.
Through the eight books in ‘The Treasure Chestseries, readers will meet twins Maisie and Felix and learn the secrets and rules of time travel, where they will encounter some of these famous and forgotten people. In Book 1, Clara Barton, then Alexander Hamilton, Pearl Buck, Harry Houdini, and on and on.
The dead keep their secrets, and in a while we shall be as wise as they – and as taciturn.
Alexander Smith
The only secrets are the secrets that keep themselves.
I hate the word ‘rendering,’ as it equates to ‘pouring concrete‘ on ideas that demand continuing dialog. ‘Trade secrets’ imply hoarding of knowledge.
I’m a therapist and that fascinates people because they think I carry secrets.
There were no secrets in my house. I always knew what was going on.
I think the reason I have secrets is because there are a lot of things I haven‘t been able to let out, and I’m able to let them out through the screen and this medium.
I’m terrible at keeping secrets.
I don’t know who said that novelists read the novels of others only to figure out how they are written. I believe it’s true. We aren’t satisfied with the secrets exposed on the surface of the page: we turn the book around to find the seams.
Football players are constantly talking about their workouts, trading secrets, helping each other become the best players they can be. Now that I’m retired, it’s no different.
In Mexico, when we want to speak deep secrets, we drink pulgue together. It is a drink made from the cactus plant, and when you take the bottle from your mouth, it leaves a string behind, between the mouth and the bottle, like a spider‘s web. It shows that the truth sticks inside.
People are complicated. People have secrets. It doesn’t make them good people or bad people.
David Zayas
I used to get into bed with my mother every morning, almost until she died, and talk about everything. She was my closest confidante always. I had no secrets from her.
I have no secrets. I decided very early on in life that the strongest position was to be completely open.
Christian Science is often inherited, and like many inheritances, it comes with family secrets. The religion encourages secrecy. Members of the Church tend to hide their illnesses from one another, even within families. My father has never once, in my presence, admitted to feeling ill.
Caroline Fraser
I firmly believe that one of the best kept secrets to soft and glowing skin is moisturisation.
I don’t think we ever know 100 percent of a person, even ourselves, but I think in families, you get closer to people’s secrets and people’s darkness – and their light, the full contrast of a person.
And personally, one of the secrets I guess you can say with success on HGTV, for not only myself and a lot of other individuals who have shows, is that we truly do love what we do. We’re passionate about real estate. We love design. We love seeing transformations. We love working with our hands.
It is my conviction that secrets are more costly in the long run than honesty.
To people, secrets are only scary when they’re secrets. Once you let the secret out, it’s not so scary anymore.
In this age of communications that span both distance and time, the only tool we have that approximates a ‘whisper’ is encryption. When I cannot whisper in my wife‘s ear or the ears of my business partners, and have to communicate electronically, then encryption is our tool to keep our secrets secret.
I live my life online: I don’t have many secrets.
If you write your own material and perform your own material, then nobody can really expose it because if you keep your secrets close to yourself, then nobody can really expose you.
I like there to be some secrets.
When I was young, I went with my mum to see some really random independent films, which really spoke to me: ‘My Beautiful Laundrette,’ ‘Secrets and Lies’… It wasn’t all arthouse, though!
Emily Beecham
Because I had a lot of emotional upheaval in my life, I’m attracted to stories about characters whose lives are full of wounds and secrets. I’m not interested in who’s going to ask me to the prom. I never went to a prom.
Randa Haines
‘Fall on Your Knees‘ is really a story about secrets and family, and the idea that there are some stories or truths that need to be expressed.
Ann-Marie MacDonald
I’ve made six films since I made Secrets and Lies but I still live in London and I’d love to do theater.
Brenda Blethyn
I think everything should be governed by law. We don’t want to keep secrets anymore.
Nong Duc Manh
I don’t know that I want to share all my most intimate secrets.
One of my most important ‘Secrets of Adulthood‘: Outer order contributes to inner calm.
I reveled in political science and history of all kinds, and I felt for a long time that I had discovered all the secrets of life in psychology, although its Freudian variety left me cold. The id never made much sense to me.
One of the great things about the Fifties is there are so many secrets – people who’ve come back from the war and done these terrible things that they don’t want to think about, or can’t say what they did because they signed the Official Secrets Act.
We all have secrets. We’ve all kept secrets. We’ve had secrets kept from us, and we know how that feels.
Secrets are things we give to others to keep for us.
I am literally the worst person at keeping secrets. I’d be the worst spy of all time.
My childhood was very colourful, and I am very good friends with both my parents. We have no secrets.
Each has its lesson; for our dreams in sooth, come they in shape of demons, gods, or elves, are allegories with deep hearts of truth that tell us solemn secrets of ourselves.
Henry Timrod
I think secrets are something that you keep or are afraid to share because you think they’re going to harm you in some way. So if you don’t have any secrets, then there’s no way anyone can harm you.
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.
Our phones don’t just keep us in touch with the world; they’re also diaries, confessional booths, repositories for our deepest secrets.
I knew Secrets and Lies was a great film, but I didn’t expect it to get the attention it did because none of his other films had and I thought they were just as good.
Brenda Blethyn
There are two industry secrets to surviving a long day on camera on the red carpet: First, no drinking the night before – ever. You can celebrate after with some bubbly. Second is make sure to use shoe insoles. I don’t care if you are a guy or a girl, dress shoes are painful. Worth it, but painful.
I’m good at keeping secrets.
Skeptical of strangers, lobstermen are keepers of secrets, working in the howling wind and hot sun, the icy snows, and bewildering fog. When I was growing up, the lore was that they had the right to shoot anyone who messed with their traps.
There are no secrets. Everything gets mined for comedy.
‘Run’ is exciting, about family secrets, the mystery surrounding them and the outdoor sport of parkour. The story itself is full of intrigue and action, but the parkour takes the story to another level. It was an absolutely incredible experience, working with experts from all over the country.
Confidante: One entrusted by A with the secrets of B confided to herself by C.
Team members care about one another, listen, share secrets, talk about the latest news, have heated arguments, are sometimes jealous of each other, and even cry together.
I have always been a romantic, one of those people who believes that a woman in pink circus tights contains all the secrets of the universe.
The real secrets are not the ones I tell.
You’re as sick as your secrets, and my whole life was a secret, so it’s just… it’s been really healing, and I’ve found a lot of inner peace by just owning everything and moving forward from there.
We must not show to all and sundry the secrets of the waters flowing in ocean and river, or the devices that work on these waters. Let there be convened a council of experts and masters in mechanical art to deliberate what is needed to compose and construct these works.
Filippo Brunelleschi
We keep secrets from people that we love because we’re afraid of our own truth. I think sometimes we’re afraid to hurt people, because you never know. I think we’re afraid of what is, and what can’t be.
In most cases, cables are marked secret not because the U.S. requires it but because those speaking to us – the foreign leaders across the table – do. They are not keeping secrets from us, but from two other groups: their enemies and their subjects.
‘Ready Player One’ has it all – nostalgia, trivia, adventure, romance, heart, and, dare I say it, some very fascinating social commentary. The novel follows Wade Watts through the virtual reality world, the OASIS, and on a quest to uncover and unlock the secrets buried deep inside.
Selling drug secrets violates a trust that is fundamental to the integrity of both scientific research and our financial markets.
Childhood has its secrets and its mysteries; but who can tell or who can explain them!
Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our own.
In those days secrets were well kept.
Stuart Symington
I read so much about men who aren’t what they seem, and particularly stories written by women who found out their husbands had a slew of secrets they knew nothing about.
One of my ‘Secrets of Adulthood’ is: Somewhere, keep an empty shelf. I know where my empty shelf is, and I treasure it.
People want to see other’s secrets and get a peek into their lives.
Apprentice is the beginner – the first years you work in a craft in the European sense you are an apprentice. That takes 3 or 4 years. Then you are a journeyman. You can go from one master to another and learn other tricks and other secrets.
My two secrets to staying healthy: wash your hands all the time. And, if you can’t, use Purell or one of the sanitizers. And the other is hot peppers. I eat a lot of hot peppers. I for some reason started doing that in 1992, and I swear by it.
I sang a lot of low stuff on songs like ‘Secrets’ and ‘Rockin’,’ almost like Toni Braxton. On ‘Secrets,’ I’m a different person.
In all secrets there is a kind of guilt, however beautiful or joyful they may be, or for what good end they may be set to serve. Secrecy means evasion, and evasion means a problem to the moral mind.
Gilbert Parker
I’m not giving away sartorial secrets but the trousers I wear cost 19 quid.
Talking about my deepest and darkest secrets to the world makes me feel better. It’s cathartic.
I really don’t have any secrets. I’ve never met a photographer whose work I respected that had a secret because the secret lies within each and every one of us.
Nobody on this earth is perfect. Everybody has their flaws; everybody has their dark secrets and vices.
Secrets of the past! Who does not wish to keep the past locked in a cage like a ferocious beast? The rich are sleepless for fear of thieves. The respectable have to guard their reputations in the same way.
As an actor, secrets and obstacles fuel the character.
Do not share the knowledge with which you have been blessed with everyone in general, as you do with some people in particular; and know that there are some men in whom Allah, may He be glorified, has placed hidden secrets, which they are forbidden to reveal.
Ali ibn Abi Talib
I’m obsessed with beauty – seriously, one of my dreams is to write a book about beauty secrets and do a skincare line.
Enter politics, and you enter the glass house; there are no secrets and no places to hide.
There are so many secrets in our world.
I’m not an author, but as a songwriter, I’m afforded this kind of luxurious ambiguity in songs of being able to confess the secrets of my relationships with people and face basically no consequences, or ask for no approval or permission.
‘Social engineering,’ the fancy term for tricking you into giving away your digital secrets, is at least as great a threat as spooky technology.
People who don’t have experience setting healthy boundaries, they have secrets instead.
Sometimes nature guards her secrets with the unbreakable grip of physical law. Sometimes the true nature of reality beckons from just beyond the horizon.
Lots of hurtful secrets are better off kept. The problem is that people find it so hard to keep them.
The Chinese need to be held accountable for their continued attempts to steal IP and trade secrets through cyber-intrusions into commercial companies.
Food’s not done until it yields something, maybe its soul or maybe just its secrets, and how long you’re willing to wait for that to happen is a secret all your own.
The reality is that the work I do is not private work. I bring all my secrets, my life, to my work. Anybody who’s seen my work knows everything about me.
We try and be as open as we can, and to protect the secrets that we must protect.
Every portal coming into this country is being attacked by those who would harvest information, both national security secrets and just the common information of private individuals and private individuals. That crime is going on, every day, on a single entity known as the Internet.
Is it right to probe so deeply into Nature’s secrets? The question must here be raised whether it will benefit mankind, or whether the knowledge will be harmful.
Pierre Curie
During the whole ‘Jeopardy‘ experience, I felt like I was living a bit of a double life, I would be secretly flying out to L.A. to tape new shows, hoping that none of my coworkers would notice the absence and figure out what was going on. ‘Jeopardy’ tries very hard to keep their secrets.
As a child who loved to read, I had trouble finding honest stories. I felt that adults were always keeping secrets from me, even in the books I was reading.
I can’t keep secrets about myself. I can keep secrets about other people, but if it’s about myself, I’m like, ‘blah blah blah blah.’
Olivia Cooke
The knowledge we gain about the secrets of the spiritual world is at every hour, at every moment, of vital and profound significance for our souls; what seems to be remote from us personally is often what the soul inwardly needs.
I trust it will not be giving away professional secrets to say that many readers would be surprised, perhaps shocked, at the questions which some newspaper editors will put to a defenseless woman under the guise of flattery.
Kate Chopin
It would be extremely naive to conclude anything other than the following: America’s most vital secrets are in the hands of our adversaries because Secretary Clinton intentionally avoided using official government communication systems.
We busted a lot of family secrets with this. But to make a long story short, my parents relationship was built heavily on security issues for my Mom, and when my Dad couldn’t provide security, the relationship unraveled.
There is a theme that runs through my work, and that is: the toxic property of keeping secrets.
I think it’s always interesting to me how we keep secrets from the ones we love the most. You could be so close to someone, but still there was something you can’t express, you can’t tell them, because it’s almost too painful and too hard for you to articulate yourself, because you don’t fully understand it.
The secrets of success are a good wife and a steady job. My wife told me.
We are suffocated by writers who want to enlighten us with their truths. For me, the theatre is beautiful because it is a secret, and secrets seduce us, we all want to share secrets.
Howard Barker
I don’t reveal family secrets.
Luckily, my wife is amazing. She’s one of the few people in my life I’m completely honest with. I’ve told her everything about my past. She knows me inside and out. There’s no secrets at all.
From infancy on, we are all spies; the shame is not this but that the secrets to be discovered are so paltry and few.
You don’t have to know anything about art to appreciate it or to look at it. There aren’t any hidden secrets or things that you’re supposed to understand.
‘Sinskari’ is an adult chat show, which will include questions about their deep dark secrets. Some dialogues may have to be beeped out.
After we have put our intimate secrets and credit card numbers online, what can prevent us from putting our elections there as well?
We don’t want to keep secrets anymore.
Nong Duc Manh
One of the ugly secrets of the renewable-energy industry is that its products make no economic sense unless they are highly subsidized.
I am always up to steal secrets from smart people.
All teenagers feel like aliens on occasion, and they all have secrets to share.
The FBI frequently arrests Chinese nationals for stealing research-and-development secrets.
I want to pass on my secrets to people who are going to say, ‘I have realised that I love baking, and now I’m going to make my bread and sell it at the local farmers‘ market,’ or who might say, ‘I am going to use the local Post Office in our village to sell my cakes.’ I want to give them that little bit of fire.
The government of the German Democratic Republic rejects secret policies. It works for the people, and only the people, so it does not need to keep secrets like the warmongers.
Walter Ulbricht
For the most part, magic secrets are available on a level that’s overwhelming and frightening, and they are very accessible if you do the tiniest bit of digging. But, that said, there’s a certain group of individuals, in which I am included, who are very tight about secrets and don’t share them with anyone.
I don’t have any secrets I need kept any more.
The NSA’s business is ‘information dominance,’ the use of other people’s secrets to shape events.
It’s a thrilling world, and people really like stories about secrets, which is the essence of a spy drama.
Andrew Scott
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.
Russell Lynes
That’s one of the great lies of intimacy, to pretend you know everything – you cannot. No matter how close you’ve been, over however many years, there remain secrets. I think we all know that – that you don’t tell everybody everything.
One of the secrets of a successful life is to be able to hold all of our energies upon one point, to focus all of the scattered rays of the mind upon one place or thing.
All we will ever know and share about love, humility, compassion, and sacrifice – the secrets that will reveal and then resolve old sorrowsawaits us within ourselves.
Confession is always weakness. The grave soul keeps its own secrets, and takes its own punishment in silence.
Dorothy Dix
One of the secrets of ‘A Christmas Story’ is that it’s a relatable story. They feel like our family.
To be perfectly candid, we’re better at stealing other people’s secrets than anyone else in the world. But we self-limit. We steal secrets to keep our citizens free and safe.
I’m not so great at keeping secrets; maybe that’s why no one ever tells me things.
Cloud services cut both ways in terms of security: you get off-site backup and disaster recovery, but you entrust your secrets to somebody else’s hands. Doing the latter increases your exposure to government surveillance and the potential for deliberate or inadvertent breaches of your confidential files.
There are certainly some secrets the government needs to protect, but many of the most important clues about revolutions, nuclear transfers, and new military sites can be found online, in open chat rooms and commercial satellite photos.
Everybody has secrets.
In 1930s mysteries, all sorts of motives were credible which aren’t credible today, especially motives of preventing guilty sexual secrets from coming out. Nowadays, people sell their guilty sexual secrets.
P. D. James
Vulcan Inc. is a unique organization that unites commercial, philanthropic, research, policy, and technology innovation. Our goals are ambitious – from saving Africa‘s elephants to unlocking the secrets of the human brain to building sustainable communities and opening up access to space.
Mr. Snowden did not start out as a spy, and calling him one bends the term past recognition. Spies don’t give their secrets to journalists for free.
I am a practicing Hindu and have made no secrets about it.
Obviously I’m not prone to leak secrets left, right and centre.
In a career of trying to pry secrets, gossip, specificity and truth out of media executives, Ailes has been the most forthcoming, personal, compelling and honest I’ve ever dealt with.
When I was about, I’d say, 18 or 19 years old, I wanted to be a part of the CIA just because they know those intimate secrets… So I was just always into knowing. I like to know things.
I was a smoker for years. Occasionally I slip and have a cigarette. Remarkably, my voice has held up. I’m grateful, obviously. But I don’t gargle with honey and ground-up bird eggs. I have no secrets.
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.
When I served in the Army, along the Iron Curtain we had a word for a person who absconds with information and provides it to another nation: traitor. We also had a name for a person who chooses to reveal secrets he had personally promised to protect: common criminal.
Kubrick has a divining rod for the concealed, alienating secrets of characters.
We hang out, we help one another, we tell one another our worst fears and biggest secrets, and then, just like real sisters, we listen and don’t judge.
I’m sure Zoe Ball and Donna Air, and Nic and Nat Appleton – we’ll go to the grave with our ’90s secrets.
One of the ways I learned how to act, really, is by having secrets and having to function as a kid in a public school in suburban Bible Belt Texas.
Well the protester I think is a very powerful thing. It’s basically a mechanism of democracy that, along with capitalism, scientific innovation, those things have built the modern world. And it’s wonderful that the new tools have empowered that protestor so that state secrets, bad developments are not hidden anymore.
After all, everybody has secrets and there are some things that nobody knows about you but only you, right?
I try to write the books I would love to come upon that are honest, concerned with real lives, human hearts, spiritual transformation, families, secrets, wonder, craziness – and that can make me laugh.
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.
Keeping secrets is hard.
I value my ability to keep state secrets.
I grew up in suburbia, so it’s a world I’m familiar with… but in my experience, all the families that I grew up thinking were the perfect families who kept it together… all their secrets would come out, and it’d be something dark and disgusting beneath the surface, so I wanted to exploit that.
Families just have so many secrets and dysfunctions.
I like to feel the burn of the audience‘s eyes when I’m whispering all my darkest secrets into the microphone.
And I don’t think I’m giving away any secrets here, but there are a lot of terrible scripts in this town.
Frank Darabont
The art of the parenthesis is one of the greatest secrets of eloquence in Society.
I have trust issues with allowing other individuals to know my innermost secrets for fear of how I may be viewed. Everyone has this.
All families have lies and secrets, I don’t mind sharing ours.
The last refuge of privacy cannot be placed solely in law or technology. It must repose in both, and a thoughtful combination of the two can help us thread a path between having all our secrets trivially discoverable and preserving nothing for our later selves for fear of that discovery.
I am curious about people. I want to know their secrets… because I am the last person to whom I would tell a secret; people tell me their secrets.
One of the secrets to happiness is knowing when to take chances. If you don’t, the odds are that you will fall into a rut.
Alec isn’t good at keeping secrets from me! He told me beforehand that he was going to propose. I really love that about him, that we have no secrets.
I always have a contract with a character. Even when he’s unappealing. The contract is to give him his due. To tell his story. And to keep his secrets.
I like to go to Vicky Secrets and La Perla because I like lace and bikinis.
Don’t invite me to a surprise birthday party. I don’t have room for that secret. I’ve got enough real secrets I have to keep: dark, life-destroying secrets.
We have much to learn by studying nature and taking the time to tease out its secrets.
It’s one of those secrets that not a lot of politicians realize: The Internet is not a 10th-tier policy issue. It’s not an add-on policy. It’s something that affects everybody’s life.
I’m actually really good at keeping secrets.
If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.
The biggest guru-mantra is: never share your secrets with anybody. It will destroy you.
A writer should have this little voice inside of you saying, Tell the truth. Reveal a few secrets here.
Privacy is relational. It depends on the audience. You don’t want your employer to know you’re job hunting. You don’t spill all about your love life to your mom or your kids. You don’t tell trade secrets to your rivals.
The lifelong health problems of John F. Kennedy constitute one of the best-kept secrets of recent U.S. history – no surprise, because if the extent of those problems had been revealed while he was alive, his presidential ambitions would likely have been dashed.
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.
Man, a mere inhabitant of the earth, cannot overstep its boundaries! But though he is confined to its crust, he may penetrate into all its secrets.
I’m always asked, ‘What’s the secret to success?’ But there are no secrets. Be humble. Be hungry. And always be the hardest worker in the room.
We have secrets, and we have the same secrets that criminals have. Sometimes the only difference between a criminal and a law-abiding citizen is that somebody found out the criminal’s secret.
I have no shame – all my secrets are out there.
I greatly enjoy reading the biographies of scientists, and when doing so I always hope to learn the secrets of their success. Alas, those secrets generally remain elusive.
Jack W. Szostak
Spending should be transparent. All spending by the Pentagon should be online. Every check. Exceptions should be made for legitimate national security issues. But military and civilian pay and retirement benefits are not state secrets. This has already been done in many state governments.
The NFL is a unique work place. There are no secrets anymore. Technology has taken over, and secrets are exposed. People are going to know what you’re all about. You have to make sure you have real honesty in the work place, or you’re going to be exposed.
Andy Reid