Quotes About Secrets

Insightful and positive quotes about secrets will reveal a variety of interpretations from different eras and cultures. Secrets may or may not be what you share with others or only for a chosen few but whether you do or not depends of a defined level of trust.

Confession is always weakness. The grave soul keeps its own secrets, and takes its own punishment in silence.
Dorothy Dix
I usually get my stuff from people who promised somebody else that they would keep it a secret.
Walter Winchell
If you reveal your secrets to the wind you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.
Kahlil Gibran
The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart.
Saint Jerome
Youth fades; love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Our true history is scarcely ever deciphered by others. The chief part of the drama is a monologue, or rather an intimate debate between God, our conscience, and ourselves. Tears, grieves, depressions, disappointments, irritations, good and evil thoughts, decisions, uncertainties, deliberations --all these belong to our secret, and are almost all incommunicable and intransmissible, even when we try to speak of them, and even when we write them down.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Tell your friend a lie. If he keeps it secret, then tell him the truth.
Portuguese Proverb
Secrecy is best taught by starting with ourselves.
Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort

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