Privacy Quotes

Privacy - like eating and breathing - is one of life's basic requirements.

Katherine Neville

There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.

George Eliot

I really fight for my privacy.

Kyle MacLachlan

All violations of essential privacy are brutalizing.

Katharine Fullerton Gerould

I believe in a zone of privacy.

Hillary Clinton

He who is void of virtuous Attachments in private Life, is, or very soon will be void of all Regard for his Country. There is seldom an Instance of a Man guilty of betraying his Country, who had not before lost the Feeling of moral Obligations in his private Connections.

Samuel Adams

Privacy is the right to be alone--the most comprehensive of rights, and the right most valued by civilized man.

Louis D. Brandeis

Let there be spaces in your togetherness.

Kahlil Gibran

You lose your privacy, and sometimes, people don’t see you as human.

Shawn Wayans

You already have zero privacy – get over it.

Scott McNealy

Relying on the government to protect your privacy is like asking a peeping tom to install your window blinds.

John Perry Barlow

Privacy is the right to be alone–the most comprehensive of rights, and the right most valued by civilized man.

Louis D. Brandeis

Privacy and security are those things you give up when you show the world what makes you extraordinary.

Margaret Cho

Law-abiding citizens value privacy. Terrorists require invisibility. The two are not the same, and they should not be confused.

Richard Perle

If the right to privacy means anything, it is the right of the individual, married or single, to be free from unwarranted governmental intrusion.

William J. Brennan

The worse government fails, the less privacy citizens supposedly deserve.

James Bovard

But the time has come for journalists to acknowledge that a zone of privacy does exist.

Roger Mudd

I do suspect that privacy was a passing fad.

Larry Niven

I have as much privacy as a goldfish in a bowl.

Princess Margaret

It's a big challenge for me to keep my integrity and some of my privacy intact.

Sarah McLachlan

Isn’t privacy about keeping taboos in their place?


I really believe that we don't have to make a trade-off between security and privacy. I think technology gives us the ability to have both.

John Poindexter

If we don't act now to safeguard our privacy, we could all become victims of identity theft.

Bill Nelson

Some people in our country seem more concerned about respecting the dignity and privacy of criminals and terrorists than they are about having an airport full of people obliterated, or a completely booked hotel blown to bits. Perhaps they think, Let's not get so upset about attacks on our embassies or military bases. Maybe, they surmise, the terrorists have good reason for attacking us. We have no right to be harassing innocent people in our country. For some people, not even the grotesque images that filled our television screens after al Qaeda's blatant attacks on 9/11 seem enough to wake them out of their utopia feel-good world.

John David Ashcroft

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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