Secret Quotes

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

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

When guilt is in its blush of infancy, it trembles in a tenderness of shame; and the first eye that pierces through the veil that hides the secret brings it to the face

Thomas Southerne

Moderation is the secret of survival.

Manly Hall

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

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. And that is not happiness.

F. H. Bradley

A secret is like a dove: when it leaves my hand it takes wing.

Arabian Proverb

Love ceases to be a pleasure, when it ceases to be a secret.

Aphra Behn

To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly.

Samuel Johnson

Three can keep a secret if two are dead.

Benjamin Franklin

Nothing weighs on us so heavily as a secret.

Jean de La Fontaine

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