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Quotations: Secrets

The secret to humor is surprise.
Aristotle

Acting is a matter of giving away secrets.
Ellen Barkin

All women are natural born espionage agents.
Eddy Cantor

The secret of success lies not in doing your own work, but in recognizing the right man to do it
Andrew Carnegie

The real secret of success is enthusiasm.
Walter Chrysler

The secret of having a personal life is not answering too many questions about it.
Joan Collins

They were becoming like a little Mafia. If one committed a mischief, the others would not tell.
Franco Diligenti

Everything secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is safe that does not show how it can bear discussion and publicity
John Emerich Edward

Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
Benjamin Franklin

He that has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore.
Sigmund Freud

We dance round in a ring and suppose, While the secret sits in the middle and knows
Robert Frost

If you reveal your secrets to the wind you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.
Kahlil Gibran

Of course I can keep secrets. It's the people I tell them to that can't keep them.
Anthony Haden

The secret thoughts of a man run over all things, holy, profane, clean, obscene, grave, and light, without shame or blame
Thomas Hobbes

Never tell a secret to a bride or a groom; wait until they have been married longer
Edgar Watson Howe

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
Edgar Watson Howe

Secrets are things we give to others to keep for us.
Elbert Hubbard

No one keeps a secret so well as a child
Victor Hugo

It is the people who can do nothing who find nothing to do, and the secret to happiness in this world is not only to be useful, but to be forever elevating one's uses.
Sarah Orne Jewett

No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars or sailed to an uncharted land or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.
Helen Keller

The very word 'secrecy' is repugnant in a free and open society; and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths, and to secret proceedings.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy

History keeps her secrets longer than most of us. But she has one secret that I will reveal to you tonight in the greatest confidence. Sometimes there are no winners at all. And sometimes nobody needs to lose.
John LeCarre

The great secret that all old people share is that you really haven't changed in seventy or eighty years. Your body changes, but you don't change at all. And that, of course, causes great confusion.
Doris Lessing

What is man? A miserable little pile of secrets
Andre Malraux

I'm not good at secrets, so don't tell me any.
AJ McLean

Anyone who knows how difficult it is to keep a secret among three men - particularly if they are married - knows how absurd is the idea of a worldwide secret conspiracy consciously controlling all mankind by its financial power; in real, clear analys
Oswald Mosley

I like to feel the burn of the audience's eyes when I'm whispering all my darkest secrets into the microphone
Conor Oberst

When a secret is revealed, it is the fault of the man who confided it
French Proverb

The secret of two is God's secret, the secret of three is everybody's secret
Proverb quotes

Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors.
François de la Rochefoucauld

The secret is to work less as individuals and more as a team. As a coach, I play not my eleven best, but my best eleven.
Knute Rockne

Secrets are made to be found out with time.
Charles Sanford

There are three secrets to managing. The first secret is have patience. The second is be patient. And the third most important secret is patience.
Chuck Tanner

A woman can keep one secret - the secret of her age
Voltaire

The man who has no secrets from his wife either has no secrets or no wife
Gilbert Wells

The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.
Henry Youngman

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