Do not be afraid of spending quality time by yourself. Find meaning or don’t find meaning but “steal” some time and give it freely and exclusively to your own self. Opt for privacy and solitude. That doesn’t make you antisocial or cause you to reject the rest of the world. But you need to breathe. And you need to be.— Albert Camus
Empowering Privacies quotations
It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority.
When you want to teach children to think, you begin by treating them seriously when they are little, giving them responsibilities, talking to them candidly, providing privacy and solitude for them, and making them readers and thinkers of significant thoughts from the beginning. That’s if you want to teach them to think.
Even if you can't sing well, sing. Sing to yourself. Sing in the privacy of your home. But sing.
When the dust settles and the pages of history are written, it will not be the angry defenders of intolerance who have made the difference. The reward will go to those who dared to step outside the safety of their privacy in order to expose and rout the prevailing prejudices.
Transparency is for those who carry out public duties and exercise public power.
Privacy is for everyone else.
Publication is a self-invasion of privacy.
Encryption...is a powerful defensive weapon for free people. It offers a technical guarantee of privacy, regardless of who is running the government... It's hard to think of a more powerful, less dangerous tool for liberty.
The fantastic advances in the field of electronic communication constitute a greater danger to the privacy of the individual.
Relying on the government to protect your privacy is like asking a peeping tom to install your window blinds.
Fame, do I like it? No. It has bought a lot for me in my career, but there are a lot of downsides to it. You give up your privacy. I did it to myself but not to my family and friends. You don't ask for it. You just have to live with it.
The emphasis must be not on the right to abortion but on the right to privacy and reproductive control.
I am essentially a painter of the kind of still life composition that communicates a sense of tranquillity and privacy, moods which I have always valued above all else.
We are rapidly entering the age of no privacy, where everyone is open to surveillance at all times; where there are no secrets from government.
Arguing that you don't care about privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don't care about free speech because you have nothing to say.
Every American deserves to live in freedom, to have his or her privacy respected and a chance to go as far as their ability and effort will take them - regardless of race, gender, ethnicity or economic circumstances.
For thirty years, beginning with the invention of a privacy right in the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, the Left has been waging a systematic assault on the constitutional foundation of the nation.
Demanding domestic security in times of war invites carelessness in preserving civil liberties and the right of privacy. Frequently the people are only too anxious for their freedoms to be sacrificed on the altar of authoritarianism thought to be necessary to remain safe and secure.
If the right to privacy means anything, it is the right of the individual, married or single, to be free from unwarranted governmental intrusion.
There's a time and a place for getting a smart mouth.
There is a privacy about it which no other season gives you.
... In spring, summer and fall people sort of have an open season on each other; only in the winter, in the country, can you have longer, quiet stretches when you can savor belonging to yourself.
Big Brother in the form of an increasingly powerful government and in an increasingly powerful private sector will pile the records high with reasons why privacy should give way to national security, to law and order, to efficiency of operation, to scientific advancement and the like.
With the advent of Twitter and Facebook and other social networking sites, genuine privacy can only be found by renting a private villa for a holiday. Hotels are now out of the question for my wife and I.
I did not become successful in my work through embracing or engaging in celebrity culture. I never signed away my privacy in exchange for success.
Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy.
The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.
If I was going to make a broad generalisation, I'd say that I prefer the company of women. People know now that I live with Mike Figgis, but I prefer not to talk about it. On one level, privacy is important, but on another level I have no desire to deny certain things.
Bourgeois existence is the regime of private affairs .
. . and the family is the rotten, dismal edifice in whose closets and crannies the most ignominious instincts are deposited. Mundane life proclaims the total subjugation of eroticism to privacy.
An aphorism is a personal observation inflated into a universal truth, a private posing as a general.
The bigger the network, the harder it is to leave.
Many users find it too daunting to start afresh on a new site, so they quietly consent to Facebook's privacy bullying.
I will always fight for a woman's right to choose and the right to privacy.
Reproductive issues are medical related issues and they should be kept private between a woman and her doctor.
There is nothing new in the realization that the Constitution sometimes insulates the criminality of a few in order to protect the privacy of us all.
I will no longer allow my obligation as a veteran to remember those who died in the great wars to be co-opted by current or former politicians to justify our folly in Iraq, our morally dubious war on terror and our elimination of one's right to privacy.
Privacy is something that we maintain for the good of ourselves and others.
Secrecy we keep to separate ourselves from others, even those we love.
It's time to recognise the internet as a basic human right.
That means guaranteeing affordable access for all, ensuring internet packets are delivered without commercial or political discrimination, and protecting the privacy and freedom of web users regardless of where they live.
There are drones flying over the air randomly that are recording everything that's happening on what we consider our private property. That type of technology has to stimulate us to think about what is it that we cherish in privacy, and how far we want to protect it and from whom.