And when at last you find someone to whom you feel you can pour out your soul, you stop in shock at the words you utter— they are so rusty, so ugly, so meaningless and feeble from being kept in the small cramped dark inside you so long.— Sylvia Plath
Lavish Kept Secrets quotations
The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed; The thoughts, the hopes, the dreams, the pleasures, Whose charms were broken if revealed.
Fictions are necessary for the people, and the Truth becomes deadly to those who are not strong enough to contemplate it in all its brilliance. In fact, what can there be in common between the vile multitude and sublime wisdom? The Truth must be kept secret, and the masses need a teaching proportioned to their imperfect reason.
His fingers slide into my hair, and I hold on to his arms to stay steady as we press together like two blades at a stalemate. He is stronger than anyone I know, and warmer than anyone else realizes; he is a secret that I have kept, and will keep for the rest of my life.
The next night he asked Jonah if he could take $9.
49 out of Jonah's secret stash that only Danny and his mum and Jack knew about. Jonah kept it in his sock drawer next to a photograph of Jonah and a girl with sad eyes, taken in one of those railway station photo booths.
The people to become enlightened in Atlantis lit the "flame of enlightenment" on earth for the first time. The members of the various mystery schools have kept the flame alive by passing on the secret techniques for attaining enlightenment from the time of Atlantis to our present day.
Nigeria is one of the best-kept secrets.
When violence against women is no longer societally accepted, no longer kept secret; when everyone understands that even one case is too many. That's when it will change.
The town kept its secrets, and the Marsten House brooded over it like a ruined king.
Only the small secrets need to be protected. The large ones are kept secret by public incredulity.
Time is the best kept secret of the rich.
Believers keep up and maintain their walk with God by secret prayer.
The spirit of grace is always accompanied with the spirit of supplication. It is the very breath of the new creature, the fan of the divine life, whereby the spark of holy fire, kindled in the soul by God, is not only kept in, but raised into a flame.
There are no secrets better kept than the secrets that everybody guesses.
Northern Ireland is the world’s best kept secret, both in the character of its people and its scenery.
If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself.
A good friend keeps your secrets for you. A best friend helps you keep your own secrets.
Your giving is sacred and therefore should be kept secret.
It is wise to give quietly with no strings attached.
I don't need to know how they make Coca-Cola.
I think it tastes just fine not knowing what the ingredients are. I think there are some things that should be kept secret.
A secret, if it's kept, can be sweet and comforting, but once it leaks out it can turn on you with a vengeance.
Nobody really knows her Except the chosen few Her secrets are kept hidden Behind that sun-kissed hue. If I reach out to touch her She’ll just run away My Forever and Always Will have to wait another day.
I am not very good at keeping secrets at all! If you want your secret kept do not tell me!
Power has to be protected from scrutiny.
That's the principle of every dictatorship, of every autocracy. You hear it from high priests at Harvard and every government department, that power has to be kept secret otherwise it will fade and it won't work. But Bradley Manning is violating that principle.
One of the most dangerous and best-kept secrets of the medical profession is the epidemic of anesthesiologists who are addicted to their own drugs.
How can smart women be so stupid about men sometimes? Lack of knowledge.
It's what men have kept secret for so long.
So far I've always kept my diet secret but now I might as well tell everyone what it is. Lots of grapefruit throughout the day and plenty of virile young men.
The joy that compassion brings is one of the best-kept secrets of humanity.
It is a secret known only to a very few people, a secret that has to be rediscovered over and over again.
Governments are moved by numbers, and the greater the number of people who admit that they believe, the greater the likelihood that the secret - if there is one being kept - will be revealed.
The secret of the nobility and beauty of great ladies lies in the art with which they can shed their veils. In such situations, they become like ancient statues. If they kept the merest scarf on, they would be lewd. Your bourgeois woman will always try to cover her nakedness.
Power always has to be kept in check;
power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
The cross is a precious treasure to be kept secret, lest we be robbed of it.
The human heart has hidden treasures, In secret kept, in silence sealed.
I'd learned that some things are best kept secret.
Many people who order their lives rightly in all other ways are kept in poverty by their lack of gratitude.
I agree that there are things that should be kept secret.
Few men in their 70s looked as good as my father did.
What was his secret? Genes, maybe, since he didn't exercise or diet, and he kept a candy drawer, drank a pot of black coffee every day, and read in the middle of the night. Still, he took such joy in being a dad - and in life in general - and his happiness showed.