Secret Quotes

I found the secret to life; I'm okay when everything is not okay.

Tori Amos

Our inventions mirror our secret wishes.

Lawrence Durrell

The secret of the demagogue is to make himself as stupid as his audience so that they believe they are as clever as he

Karl Kraus

Gluttony is not a secret vice.

Orson Welles

I was left alone on the veranda with a Chinese neighbor who said in a low voice, Just why are you here in this rough-living country? He expected me to smirk in a manner that would show him I was in the opium business too, in secret. But I looked at him earnestly and answered, For the love of One who loves you. And then I told him of Christ. He said nothing, but backed away with amazement and awe on his face.

Isobel Kuhn

Our evenings are farewells. Our parties are testaments. So that the secret stream of suffering. May warm the cold of life.

Boris Pasternak

Simplicity in all things is the secret of the wilderness and one of its most valuable lessons. It is what we leave behind that is important. I think the matter of simplicity goes further than just food, equipment, and unnecessary gadgets; it goes into the matter of thoughts and objectives as well. When in the wilds, we must not carry our problems with us or the joy is lost.

Sigurd F. Olson

You may not ever travel to Maine to see the Furbish lousewort. But the weeds in any patch of natural vegetation issue the same challenge. We have survived, say the weeds, since the Cretaceous. Man is a mere novice in evolution compared with us. He hasn't yet learnt the secret of the weeds: how to create fail-safe communities.

Eric Ashby†

Torture is banned but in two-thirds of the world's countries it is still being committed in secret. Too many governments still allow wrongful imprisonment, murder or "disappearance" to be carried out by their officials with impunity.

Peter Benenson

That's the secret to life... replace one worry with another

Charlie Brown

One of the first rules of science is if somebody delivers a secret weapon to you, you better use it

Herbert Simon

A man who drinks only water has a secret to hide from his fellow men

Charles Baudelaire

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly

Buddha

But there remains the question: what righteousness really is. The method and secret and sweet reasonableness of Jesus.

Matthew Arnold

He who has learned to disagree without being disagreeable has discovered the most valuable secret of a diplomat.

Robert Estabrook

The great passion in a man's life may not be for women or men or wealth or toys or fame, or even for his children, but for his masculinity, and at any point in his life he may be tempted to throw over the things for which he regularly lays down his life for the sake of that masculinity. He may keep this passion secret from women, and he may even deny it to himself, but the other boys know it about themselves and the wiser ones know it about the rest of us as well.

Frank Pittman

Concentration is the secret of strength in politics, in war, in trade, in short, in all the management of human affairs.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The secret of a happy life isn't buried in a treasure chest... it lies within your heart.

Unknown

Would you learn the secret of the sea? Only those who brave its dangers, comprehend its mystery!

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

True love is a discipline in which each divines the secret self of the other and refuses to believe in the mere daily self.

William Butler Yeats

The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.

Groucho Marx

The secret of solitude is that there is no solitude.

Joseph Cook

Moderation is the secret of survival.

Manly Hall

It is such a secret place, the land of tears.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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