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For the king knoweth of these things, before whom also I speak freely: for I am persuaded that none of these things are hidden from him; for this thing was not done in a corner. (Quote by - Bible)

Secrecy involves a tension which, at the moment of revelation, finds its release. (Quote by - Georg Simmel)

And whatsoever else shall hap to-night, Give it an understanding, but no tongue. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

We confide our secrets in friendship, but they escape us in love. (Quote by - Du Coeur)

The same prudence, which, in private life, would forbid our paying our money for unexplained projects, forbids it in the disposition of public moneys. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

Secrecy is as indispensable to human beings as fire, and as greatly feared. (Quote by - Sissela Bok)

Many of these detainees are begging for the world to know where they are. The court was right to reject the government's pose as guardian of privacy rights when what it's really guarding is its own secrecy. (Quote by - Dave Tomlin)

There is a secret drawer in every woman's heart. (Quote by - Victor Hugo)

The truly wise man should have no keeper of his secret but himself. (Quote by - Francois Pierre G. Guizot)

The best weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy, but the best weapon of a democracy should be the weapon of openness. (Quote by - Niels Bohr)

Men conceal the past scenes of their lives. (Quote by - Lucretius)

Encourage virtue in whatever heart it may have been driven into secrecy and sorrow by the shame and terror of the world. (Quote by - William Saroyan)

If state secrecy can prevent us from preserving the rights of millions upon millions of people, then there is a profound problem with the law. (Quote by - Kevin Bankston)

The film's title star, Christian Bale, told me in June that he'd signed a multi-picture contract. When I caught up with Batman Begins ... All I can tell you is, we're talking. There was quite an air of secrecy around the development of 'Batman Begins,' and there will be even more around the development of another film, if they move forward. (Quote by - Christopher Nolan)

In all secrets there is a kind of guilt, however beautiful or joyful they may be, or for what good end they may be set to serve. Secrecy means evasion, and evasion means a problem to the moral mind. (Quote by - Gilbert Parker)

A fundamental premise of American democratic theory is that government exists to serve the people. Public records are one portal through which the people observe their government, ensuring its accountability, integrity, and equity while minimizing sovereign mischief and malfeasance (Quote by - Sandra Day O'Conner)

Everybody knows worse of himself than he knows of other men. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Every secret place of detention is usually a higher risk for ill treatment, that the danger of secrecy. (Quote by - Manfred Nowak)

He that discovers himself, till he hath made himself master of his desires, lays himself open to his own ruin, and makes himself prisoner to his own tongue. (Quote by - Francis Quarles)

Addiction thrives in secrecy. The only real difference is that they can hide this one easier. (Quote by - Brian Simmons)

Transparency is Big Government's worst enemy. (Quote by - Mark Tapscott)

The judicial system must guarantee journalists the right to protect their sources so that they can work freely. The government must include journalists in the list of professions that enjoy the right to professional secrecy under the law. (Quote by - Reporters Without Borders)

You are in a pitiable condition when you have to conceal what you wish to tell. (Quote by - Syrus)

A woman can keep one secret,--the secret of her age. (Quote by - Voltaire)

We trust our secrets to our friends, but they escape from us in love. (Quote by - Jean De La Bruyere)


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