37 Quotes About Secrets


Everyone has secrets. Whether these lead into little white lies or tall tale stories, these quotes about secrets capture the power and mystery behind those things we negate to share with others.

“A real secret is something which only one person knows.”

“A secret at home is like rocks under tide.”

“A secret is a kind of promise… It can also be a prison.”

“A secret is powerful when it is empty.”

“A secret remains a secret until you make someone promise never to reveal it.”

“A secret’s worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.”

“All secrets become deep. All secrets become dark. That’s in the nature of secrets.”

“Do nothing secretly; for Time sees and hears all things, and discloses all.”

“Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.”

“Every virtuous act has some Dark secret in its heart; every risk we take contains a mystery that can’t be solved.”

“How can we expect another to keep our secret if we cannot keep it ourselves.”

“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.”

“If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man’s life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.”

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

“It is wise not to seek a secret, and honest not to reveal one.”

“Keeping secrets will always lead to unhappiness and communication is the key to love.”

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

“Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets.”

“Secrets are like pregnancies hereabouts. You can hide them for a while but then they will start screaming.”

“Secrets are made to be found out with time.”

“Secrets are the kind of adventure she needs. Secrets are safe, and they do much to make you different. On the inside where it counts.”

“Secrets bind and separate in strict accordance with who’s in them .”

“Secrets have a way of making themselves felt, even before you know there’s a secret.”

“Secrets have power, and that power diminishes when they are shared, so they are best kept and kept well. Sharing secrets, real secrets, important ones, with even one other person, will change them.”

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

“Some secrets are better left at that as secrets.”

“Some secrets are meant to stay secret forever.”

“The best way of keeping a secret is to pretend there isn’t one.”

“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.”

“The only secrets are the secrets that keep themselves.”

“The secret to life is meaningless unless you discover it yourself.”

“The secret to strong security: less reliance on secrets.”

“Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.”

“Three things cannot long stay hidden: the sun, the moon and the truth.”

“To keep your own secrets is wisdom; but to expect others to keep them is folly.”

“We dance round in a ring and suppose, but the secret sits in the middle and knows.”

“When a secret is revealed, it is the fault of the man who confided it.”

Depending upon the type of secret you have, it can become hurtful and harmful to others and the relationships you have with others.

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