„Secret: A private matter whispered abroad and never kept to oneself. By naming it a secret, we immediately indicate its presence. If we really wanted to keep secrets, we would not have a name for them.“

Rosa: The Death of a Composer

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„Photography is all about secrets. The secrets we all have and will never tell.“

—  Kim Edwards, libro The Memory Keeper's Daughter

Fuente: The Memory Keeper's Daughter

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„How can we expect others to keep our secrets if we cannot keep them ourselves?“

—  François de La Rochefoucauld French author of maxims and memoirs 1613 - 1680

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„There are some secrets we keep because we can't bear to let them out and some because it's better to keep them in.“

—  Ally Carter, libro Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover

Fuente: Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover

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„One of the members indicated here that all this should have been done in secret. This was the intention; this never was supposed to be in the open. But in any case, the spies exposed it. We did not want to declare all this.“

—  Hassan Rouhani 7th President of Islamic Republic of Iran 1948

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„Women know things that men will never know. We keep the best secrets. We tell the best stories.“

—  Alice Hoffman Novelist, young-adult writer, children's writer 1952

Fuente: Incantation

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„Tis a secret: none knows how it comes, how it goes:
But the name of the secret is Love!“

—  Lewis Carroll, libro Sylvie and Bruno

Fuente: Sylvie and Bruno Concluded (1893), Chapter 19: A Fairy Duet

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„There are no secrets better kept than the secrets everybody guesses.“

—  George Bernard Shaw, Mrs. Warren's Profession

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Variante: There are no secrets except the secrets that keep themselves.
Fuente: 1890s, Mrs. Warren's Profession (1893)

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„The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant.“

—  Maximilien Robespierre French revolutionary lawyer and politician 1758 - 1794

Original French: Le secret de la liberté est d'éclairer les hommes, comme celui de la tyrannie est de les retenir dans l'ignorance
Fuente: Oeuvres, Volume 2 http://books.google.com/books?id=iSMVAAAAQAAJ p. 253.

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„If we knew each other's secrets, what comfort we would find.“

—  John Churton Collins British literary critic 1848 - 1908

Variante: If we knew each other's secrets, what comforts we should find.

„That’s the thing about spies. Most of the secrets we keep are from each other.“

—  Ally Carter American writer 1974

Fuente: United We Spy

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„Secrets in manufactures are capable of being longer kept than secrets in trade.“

—  Adam Smith Scottish moral philosopher and political economist 1723 - 1790

Fuente: (1776), Book I, Chapter VII, p. 72.

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„My years of reading P. T. Barnum is finally coming into play. [snaps fingers] This notion of saying nothing, of keeping a secret, and doing it in a way that's not elitist but that's like, You wanna come in here and hear? [whispers] We have a secret. That's all that I can tell you. But you're involved. You know?“

—  Josh Homme American musician 1973

Reported in Jay Babcock, " MUSIC IS NEVER WRONG: A visit with Josh Homme & John Paul Jones of Them Crooked Vultures http://www.arthurmag.com/2009/10/15/them-crooked-vultures/", Arthur Magazine (October 15, 2009).

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„We are bound by the secrets we share.“

—  Zoë Heller British writer 1965

Fuente: What Was She Thinking? [Notes on a Scandal]

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