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Quotes About Secrets

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Roald Dahl
“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.”
Roald Dahl

Benjamin Franklin
“Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.”
Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack

Sylvia Plath
“And when at last you find someone to whom you feel you can pour out your soul, you stop in shock at the words you utter— they are so rusty, so ugly, so meaningless and feeble from being kept in the small cramped dark inside you so long.”
Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

Nicholas Sparks
“I'd learned that some things are best kept secret.”
Nicholas Sparks, Dear John

Henry Green
“The more you leave out, the more you highlight what you leave in.”
Henry Green

C.G. Jung
“Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.”
C.G. Jung

Ally Carter
“I thought about how there are two types of secrets: the kind you want to keep in, and the kind you don't dare to let out.”
Ally Carter, Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover

George Orwell
“If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself.”
George Orwell, 1984

Lauren Oliver
“A good friend keeps your secrets for you. A best friend helps you keep your own secrets.”
Lauren Oliver, Before I Fall

Rainer Maria Rilke
“I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone.”
Rainer Maria Rilke

China Miéville
“Word spread because word will spread. Stories and secrets fight, stories win, shed new secrets, which new stories fight, and on.”
China Miéville, Embassytown

Cassandra Clare
“Lies and secrets, Tessa, they are like a cancer in the soul. They eat away what is good and leave only destruction behind.”
Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Prince

Diane Arbus
“A picture is a secret about a secret, the more it tells you the less you know.”
Diane Arbus

Sara Gruen
“With a secret like that, at some point the secret itself becomes irrelevant. The fact that you kept it does not.”
Sara Gruen, Water for Elephants

Audrey Niffenegger
“I never understood why Clark Kent was so hell bent on keeping Lois Lane in the dark.”
Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife

André Malraux
“Man is not what he thinks he is, he is what he hides.”
André Malraux

Criss Jami
“Never hide things from hardcore thinkers. They get more aggravated, more provoked by confusion than the most painful truths.”
Criss Jami

Nancy Werlin
“It is absolutely okay with me if you need to keep some secrets. I've been thinking about this and I decided that a best friend is someone who, when they don't understand, they still understand.”
Nancy Werlin, Impossible

Carlos Ruiz Zafón
“A secret's worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.”
Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

J.K. Rowling
“Fred and George, however, found all this very funny. They went out of
their way to march ahead of Harry down the corridors, shouting, "Make way for
the Heir of Slytherin, seriously evil wizard coming through ......

Percy was deeply disapproving of this behavior.

"It is not a laughing matter," he said coldly.

"Oh, get out of the way, Percy," said Fred. "Harry's in a hurry."

"Yeah, he's off to the Chamber of Secrets for a cup of tea with his fanged
servant," said George, chortling.

Ginny didn't find it amusing either.

"Oh, don't," she wailed every time Fred asked Harry loudly who he was
planning to attack next, or when George pretended to ward Harry off with a large
clove of garlic when they met.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Michelle Hodkin
“Sometimes, the biggest secrets you can only tell a stranger.”
Michelle Hodkin, The Evolution of Mara Dyer

Nicholas Sparks
“I've learned that we're all entitled to have our secrets.”
Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

Margaret Atwood
“The best way of keeping a secret is to pretend there isn't one.”
Margaret Atwood, The Blind Assassin

Veronica Roth
“I feel bare. I didn't realize I wore my secrets as armor until they were gone and now everyone sees me as I really am.”
Veronica Roth, Insurgent

Anaïs Nin
“I take pleasure in my transformations. I look quiet and consistent, but few know how many women there are in me.”
Anaïs Nin

Robin Sloan
“There is no immortality that is not built on friendship and work done with care. All the secrets in the world worth knowing are hiding in plain sight.”
Robin Sloan, Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

James Joyce
“Secrets, silent, stony sit in the dark palaces of both our hearts: secrets weary of their tyranny: tyrants willing to be dethroned.”
James Joyce

Fiona Apple
“Everybody sees me as this sullen and insecure little thing. Those are just the sides of me that I feel necessary to show because no one else seems to be showing them.”
Fiona Apple

Deb Caletti
“People are secretive when they have secrets.”
Deb Caletti, The Secret Life of Prince Charming

Adriana Trigiani
“We hang out, we help one another, we tell one another our worst fears and biggest secrets, and then just like real sisters, we listen and don't judge.”
Adriana Trigiani, Viola in Reel Life

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