Secrets Quotes

Nicholas Sparks

I'd learned that some things are best kept secret.

Lisa Unger

The Universe doesn't like secrets. It conspires to reveal the truth, to lead you to it.

Sara Gruen

With a secret like that, at some point the secret itself becomes irrelevant. The fact that you kept it does not.

Roman Payne

She called herself Europa, and wandered the world from girlhood till death. She believed only in her life and in her dreams. She called herself Europa, and her god was Beauty.

CJ English

His fingerprints covered my skin.. CJ English
His fingerprints covered my skin.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Time doesn't conceal anything, it tells the future what you did in the past, so prepare
Time doesn't conceal anything, it tells the future what you did in the past, so prepare well in order to score extra marks.

Alessandra Torre

The attraction of reading is that it allows you to live, for a few hours, as someone else - grants you access to their head, their thoughts, their secrets.

Evan Meekins

it's through the simple things in life, through its games, when our minds mature the most and we grow knowledgeable. It's also when the cloth masks of our outer, false personalities are torn asunder, and we are able to see every last blemish of a man's genuine character that they hide beneath... no matter how dark or obscene it may be.

Michael Bassey Johnson

You can lead and motivate people without a certificate or title, what you need to do is to tell people a compelling secret that was only known to you.

H.W. Charles

The Tanakh teaches that, “The diligent will rule, while the lazy will be put to forced labor”. Most Jews work for themselves and hire employees instead of being employees.

Lauren Oliver

I learned to swallow words back, hold secrets on my tongue until they dissolved like soap bubbles.

Shaun Hick

Nothing listens as well as a blank page.

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.

Simona Panova

The unknown grayish mystifying forest was benumbed into frost-covered cold, and the tremendous pines towering above the dark marshy soil resembled a gathering of severe mute brothers from a forbidden ancient order worshiping forgotten gods no one had ever heard of outside of the world of secret occult visions.

Oscar Wilde

When I like people immensely I never tell their names to anyone. It is like surrendering a part of them. I have grown to love secrecy.

Frank Warren

There are two kinds of secrets. The ones we keep from others and the ones we keep from ourselves.

Suzanne Collins

But some secrets are too delicious not to share.

Holly Black

Telling Sam and Daneca feels like peeling off my own skin to expose everything underneath. It hurts.

Beth Neff

Then Cassie told her story. The feeling was like gathering up everything she's ever done or felt or known up to that moment and tying it into a ball and pitching it with all her might as far away as she could, and then watching to see what would happen next, what would roll back to her, what would have gotten left behind.

Alasdair Gray

Baxter knows a lot more than I do, I told her.
Yes, said Baxter, but I will never tell people all of it.

Nikki Sex

Find one person to trust - there need only be one. With them, share every shame, every secret and listen to theirs… with love. Bare hearts and souls until there is understanding. Of a certainty, such honest exposure is the first step toward happiness.
- André Chevalier

Gwenn Wright

My heart, for unknown reasons, seems to freeze in motion in my chest. I can see he senses it and he holds his pause to enjoy my suffering, prolonging my ignorance. “Viktor, what?

C.J. English

It was impossible not to fall in love with him.

Lew Wallace

I would have had to kill him, and Death, you know, keeps secrets better even than a guilty Roman.

Mitch Albom

A funeral is no place for secrets.

J.E.B. Spredemann

...there is nothing unforgivable and there are no secrets before an all-knowing merciful God.

Jasper Fforde

And we kissed again. It was a warm, indescribably lovely feeling. But it was more than just physical. It was a dialogue between two young people with high ideals and a Big Plan. It was about belonging, secrets, partnership, commitment.

Emmi Itäranta

Of all silences I had encountered this was the gravest and most inevitable: not the silence of secrets, but of knowing.

Jennifer Haigh

The story of my family. . .changes with the teller.

Daniel Handler

There are so many movies like this, where you thought you were smarter than the screen but the director was smarter than you, of course he's the one, of course it was a dream, of course she's dead, of course, it's hidden right there, of course it's the truth and you in your seat have failed to notice in the dark.

Thomas Hardy

When women are secret they are secret indeed; and more often then not they only begin to be secret with the advent of a second lover.

Nikki Sex

Good sex requires further exposure than simply removing one’s clothes. And as for a good relationship? Ah! For this one must be prepared to reveal even more.”
- André Chevalier

Victoria Schwab

Wesley's touch lingers on my skin. His music echoes through my head. I remind myself as I scrub my skin that we are both liars and con artists. That we will always have secrets, some that bind us and some that cut between us, slicing us into pieces.

William Hazlitt

Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our own."

[The Sick Chamber (The New Monthly Magazine , August 1830)]

Lemony Snicket

The world is swirling with so many mysteries and secrets that nobody will ever track down all of them. But with a book you can stay up very late, reading until all the secrets are clear to you. The questions of the world are hidden forever, but the answers in a book are hiding in plain sight.

Enock Maregesi

Wasifu wa viongozi wa Kolonia Santita ni siri kwa sababu siri ni siri ya mafanikio.

Enock Maregesi

Wakati mwingine tukitaka kufanikiwa lazima tujifunze kutunza siri.

Enock Maregesi

Kutunza siri wakati mwingine ni kitu kigumu sana kwa baadhi ya watu lakini watu wanapaswa kuwa na uwezo wa kutunza siri kujijengea uaminifu, ambao ni siri ya mafanikio.

E.F. Benson

She paused a moment.

"Pepino, shall I tell all our dear friends our little secret?" she said. "If you say 'no,' I shan't. But, please, Pepino-"

Pepino, however, had been instructed to say 'yes,' and accordingly did so.

Khalid Masood

Time is the mother of all secrets.

Mian Adeel Mushtaq

Every Single Number on the Clock knows all my Secrets.

Radwa Ashour

But time does not disclose its secrets to humankind, and the possible turned impossible.

Alice Hoffman

Even as a small child, I understood that woman had secrets, and that some of these were only to be told to daughters. In this way we were bound together for eternity.

James Joyce

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

Michael Bassey Johnson

The reason people fear to confide in anyone is that even an internal friend can make personal details external, and it will remain eternal.

Michael Bassey Johnson

You only know me as an ordinary human being, with flesh, blood and bones, but there is something about me too hard for you to decipher, for if i let you, you will ever regret knowing me.

Bianca Bowers

In the end, it was the secrets that held me hostage and fuelled my depression, but, once released, emancipation - from fear, shame, guilt and judgement - was finally possible.

Sidney Knight

His body tensed as his gut was struck with a frozen bullet of shock. He couldn’t breathe.

Wayne Gerard Trotman

Deception and privileged secrets are common facets of politics.

L.M. Montgomery

Secrets are generally terrible. Beauty is not hidden-only ugliness and deformity.

Dana Candler

It's not the substance of what you make known to me that's beautiful; it's the opening of your heart. It is the 'yes' in your heart to be mine. The fact that you are revealing the secrets and letting me peer into your heart-that is in itself the beautiful part.

Dean Koontz

Her exceptional beauty also helps her to keep her secrets. Most people tend to think the best of those who are blessed with beauty; we have difficulty imagining that physical perfection can conceal twisted emotions or a damaged mind.


Keep your secrets. You're too young and beautiful not to have secrets.

William T. Vollmann

But where corpses were buried secretly, there the grass grows thick; such signs (and there are ever so many others!) may be read by those to whom truth is more important than beauty.

Angela Richardson

God, she looked like an angel from this angle as she sat in the sunlight that streamed in from a nearby open window. I was hoping with all my heart that what I was about to tell her, wouldn’t make this angel fall.

Jennifer Salaiz

Give me your secrets. I'll give you my soul.

Vera Nazarian

Listen to the trees as they sway in the wind.

Their leaves are telling secrets. Their bark sings songs of olden days as it grows around the trunks. And their roots give names to all things.

Their language has been lost.

But not the gestures.

Michel Foucault

Nature, keeping only useless secrets, had placed within reach and in sight of human beings the things it was necessary for them to know.

J. Robert Oppenheimer

There are no secrets about the world of nature. There are secrets about the thoughts and intentions of men.

Aishwarya Shiva Pareek

One who knows everything is the one who knows nothing.

Oksana Rus

Just take my hand, lead, dance with me...and I will simply follow the blueness of the water, the white waves rolling free...where the earth beneath my feet and stars make my heart whole long and priceless moments of shared solitude...

William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin

Questions of personal priority, however interesting they may be to the persons concerned, sink into insignificance in the prospect of any gain of deeper insight into the secrets of nature.

Edwin Way Teale

Nature is shy and noncommittal in a crowd. To learn her secrets, visit her alone or with a single friend, at most. Everything evades you, everything hides, even your thoughts escape you, when you walk in a crowd.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

It's in the anomalies that nature reveals its secrets.

Erin Morgenstern

This is, in part, why there is less magic in the world today. Magic is secret and secrets are magic, after all, and years upon years of teaching and sharing magic and worse. Writing it down in fancy books that get all dusty with age has lessened it, removed its power bit by bit.

Markelle Grabo

I'm scared, all right?" I said. I could feel my stomach churn as my gaze rested on the wooden trunk.
Nathan turned my chin, looking at me with an expression of utter sincerity. "You don't have to be. I'm here.

Tanzy Sayadi

He danced across my heart like a pirate,
Constantly discovering my secrets,
Turning over every hidden treasure,
Drowning me in his fantasy.

Michael Joseph Murano

Azerowut, I must tend to an urgently urgent business and a business that is urgent most urgently. Watch over my tent with extreme care and care that is caring in the extreme, and do not, under any circumstantial circumstances, allow anyone and his brother to be within an uncomfortably uncomfortable distance of her door. -Master Kwadile

Haruki Murakami

There is nothing in this world that never takes a step outside a person's heart.

Marie Rutkoski

She remembered how her heart, so tight, like a scroll, had opened when Arin kissed her.
It had unfurled.
If her heart were truly a scroll, she could burn it.
It would become a tunnel of flame, a handful of ash.
The secrets she had written inside herself would be gone. No one would know

John Darnielle

Who knows the secrets of anybody’s heart.

Oscar Wilde

You can have your secret as long as I have your heart[.]

Michael Bassey Johnson

Keep your innocence and ignorance aside, and expose yourself to dangerous situations, and understand the deeper secrets of life.

Sun Tzu

Through you we learn to be invisible, through you inaudible; and hence we can hold the enemy's fate in our hands.

Diane Arbus

A picture is a secret about a secret, the more it tells you the less you know.

Michael Bassey Johnson

In every problem, there's a concealed solution...locking itself underneath...unlock,peruse,find and solve.

Usha Cosmico

The thing you let Die within when you are Alive, will be carried with your Soul after Death.

Katherine McIntyre

We’d never talked about his parents, like he was some underwater Peter Pan.

Kate Morton

Ah, my darling. But there is no such thing [as a nice safe history].

Heather Anastasiu

History isn't all fact-it's just the story the victors tell to keep themselves in power. And it's been a slow revision. The more time passes, the easier it becomes to reinvent the past.

Diane Samuels

Don't even try making out I’m making this up. I’ve got proof. Evidence.

Mark W. Boyer

Secrets are festering parasites to a relationship, devouring their hosts from within, leaving behind a empty hollow husk of what once was.

Anthony Liccione

What you see will hurt you; what you don't see will hurt you.

Lori Lesko

Can I possibly be a good writer if I'm not healed form the story I'm telling? Will I be able to go deep enough if people find out the truth?

Veronica Roth

You don't have to tell me everything right away, but I have to tell you everything right away? Can't you see how stupid that is?

Jennifer Haigh

I wanted only a familiar voice, someone who knew me. Not some earlier, larval version of myself. . .

Jill A. Davis

The number of family secrets is just staggering.

J.M. Stewart

How do you look at your best friend the same way again when you know the flavor of his mouth?

Sara Sheridan

An aunt is a safe haven for a child. Someone who will keep your secrets and is always on your side.

Kristen Iversen

His shirt is rumpled. His fingers, long and slender, are stained yellow at the tips from smoking. His mind is always on something else. My mind is busy, too, reading every cue and signal, keeping track of all the things that cannot be discussed, that must not be remembered, that have to be erased.

Gregory Maguire

The real thing about evil… you figure out one side of it - the human side, say - and the eternal side goes into shadow. Or vice versa. The real disaster of this inquiry is that it is the nature of evil to be secret.

Caroline Hanson

Her gaze shifted away. "I don't remember my dreams anymore." It was like she was confessing a dirty secret. And maybe it was, because even though he hated the dreams, each time he had them, he was with his parents again. Hearing their laughter. Watching them live. But when he woke up they were really gone.

Kelly Proudfoot

Delwyn believed that some secrets were meant to stay in the shadows.

Jean Rhys

As for her, I'd forgotten her for the moment. So I shall never understand why, suddenly, bewilderingly, I was certain that everything I had imagined to be truth was false. False. Only the magic and the dream are true - all the rest's a lie. Let it go. Here is the secret. Here.

Nenia Campbell

All friends have secrets. We're like three-dimensional shapes on paper; we all have hidden sides. And there's some secrets we don't even reveal to ourselves.

Jeremy Aldana

A man’s spirit is free, but his pride binds him with chains of suffocation in a prison of his own insecurities

Bryant McGill

The secret is in realizing your internal gifts and then setting them free.

J. Matthew Nespoli

Nobody's truly free. Everyone is prisoner to a secret, a sin, a lie. It wasn't by accident that, in the Star Spangled Banner, Francis Scott Key set the word "free" to a note so high nobody could attain it.

Antoine De Saint-Exupéry

Then, as tonight, he had felt lonely, but soon had learnt the bounty of such loneliness. The music had breathed to him its message, to him alone amongst these ordinary folk, whispered its gentle secret. And now the star. Across the shoulders of these people a voice was speaking to him in a tongue that he alone could understand".

Corinne Demas

If you didn't want to know things, you didn't have to know them. Things didn't become facts until someone actually spoke them. Until then, you could just go on acting just the way you had been acting and even if you suspected there was something that would change everything, you didn't have to acknowledge it; you didn't have to let it in.

Gwen Ro

Be careful who you tell your secrets to because when situations change... sometimes, so do people.

Deb Caletti

People are secretive when they have secrets.

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