Quotes About Keeping Secrets & Telling Secrets
To confess a fault freely is the next thing to being innocent of it.
Confess you were wrong yesterday; it will show you are wise today.
We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones
François de La Rochefoucauld
The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.
One great use of words is to hide our thoughts.
The problem with losing your anonymity is that you can never go back.
If you would keep your Secret from an enemy, tell it not to a friend.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.
Secrecy is the chastity of friendship.
A man's most open actions have a secret side to them.
A man can keep a secret better than his own. A woman her own better than others.
Jean de la Bruyère
To know that one has a secret is to know half the secret itself.
Henry Ward Beecher
Being known to be trusted with a secret is generally one of the chief motives to disclose it.
It is wise to disclose what cannot be concealed.
Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
We dance round in a ring and suppose, but the secret sits in the middle and knows.
What is told into the ear of a man is often heard a hundred miles away.
There is a lurking fear that some things are not meant to be known.
Secrecy is the beginning of tyranny.
Love is when one person knows all of your secrets... [and] does not think any less of you.
Three things cannot long stay hidden: the sun, the moon & the truth.
He who trusts secrets to a servant makes him his master.
To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly.
How can we expect another to keep our secret if we cannot keep it ourselves.
Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld
The best way of keeping a secret is to pretend there isn't one.
[Secret thoughts] run over all things, holy, profane, clean, obscene, grave, & light, without shame or blame
All women are natural born espionage agents.
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Of course I can keep secrets. It's the people I tell them to that can't keep them.
Secrets are things we give to others to keep for us.
Secrets are made to be found out with time.
The man who can keep a secret may be wise, but he is not half as wise as the man with no secrets to keep.
If you reveal your secrets to the wind you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.