Secret Quotes

No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars or sailed an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.

Helen Keller

The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.

Joseph Addison

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

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


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

Matthew Arnold

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