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If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees. Khalil Gibran, poet
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Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness. Bryant H. McGill, poet
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Tell your friend a lie. If he keeps it secret, then tell him the truth. Proverbs,
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A man can keep a secret better than his own. A woman her own better than others. Jean De La Bruyere, philosopher
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Everyone is like a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody. Mark Twain, author
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What is told into the ear of a man is often heard a hundred miles away. Chinese Proverbs,
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Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead. Benjamin Franklin, politician
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We dance round in a ring and suppose, but the secret sits in the middle and knows. Robert Frost, poet
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Women's propensity to share confidences is universal. We confirm our reality by sharing. Barbara Grizzuti Harrison, writer
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If you would keep your secret from an enemy, tell it not to a friend. Benjamin Franklin, politician
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Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one. Johann von Goethe, writer
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It is wise to disclose what cannot be concealed. Friedrich von Schiller, poet
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To know that one has a secret is to know half the secret itself. Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman
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Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft. Winston Churchill, statesman
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To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly. Samuel Johnson, author
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To him that you tell your secret you resign your liberty. Anonymous,
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If you reveal your secrets to the wind you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees. Kahlil Gibran, artist
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There are no secrets better kept than the secrets that everybody guesses. George Bernard Shaw, dramatist
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In the long run, there are no secrets. in science. The universe will not cooperate in a cover-up. Arthur C. Clarke, writer
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I know that's a secret, for it's whispered everywhere. William Congreve, poet
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Your secret is your prisoner; once you reveal it, you become its slave. Ibn Gabirol,
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Secrets are things we give to others to keep for us. Elbert Hubbard, writer
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Trust him not with your secrets, who, when left alone in your room, turns over your papers. Johann Kaspar Lavater, theologian
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But he that hides a dark soul and foul thoughts benighted walks under the mid-day sun; Himself is his own dungeon. John Milton, poet
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I usually get my stuff from people who promised somebody else that they would keep it a secret. Walter Winchell, journalist
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A man's most open actions have a secret side to them. Joseph Conrad, novelist
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Never tell a secret to a bride or a groom; wait until they have been married longer. Edward W. Howe,
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Where secrecy or mystery begins, vice or roguery is not far off. Samuel Johnson, author
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Nothing weighs on us so heavily as a secret. Jean De La Fontaine, poet
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If you wish to preserve your secret, wrap it up in frankness. Alexander Smith, poet
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Secrecy is best taught by starting with ourselves. Sebastian Roch Nicolas Chamfort,
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He then learns that in going down into the secrets of his own mind he has descended into the secrets of all minds. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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The secret thoughts of a man run over all things, holy, profane, clean, obscene, grave, and light, without shame or blame. Thomas Hobbes, philosopher
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How can we expect somebody else to keep our secret if we cannot keep it ourselves? Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer
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I am convinced digestion is the great secret of life. Sydney Smith, clergyman
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Secrecy is the chastity of friendship. Jeremy Taylor, clergyman
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Those who find beauty in all of nature will find themselves at one with the secrets of life itself. L. Wolfe Gilbert, musician
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Selling drug secrets violates a trust that is fundamental to the integrity of both scientific research and our financial markets. Charles Grassley, politician
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Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our own. William Hazlitt, critic
  • books

Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets. Paul Tournier, author
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One of the secrets of a long and fruitful life is to forgive everybody everything everynight before you go to bed. Bernard Baruch, businessman
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A secret between two is God's secret, between three is all men s. Proverbs,
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You know there are no secrets in America. It's quite different in England, where people think of a secret as a shared relation between two people. W. H. Auden, poet
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Secrets travel fast in Paris. Napoleon Bonaparte, leader
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Men with secrets tend to be drawn to each other, not because they want to share what they know but because they need the company of the like-minded, the fellow afflicted. Don Delillo, novelist
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No one ever keeps a secret so well as a child. Victor Hugo, author
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The first step towards vice is to shroud innocent actions in mystery, and whoever likes to conceal something sooner or later has reason to conceal it. Jean Jacques Rousseau, philosopher
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Like Prince von Bismarck in diplomacy, I have no secrets. Albert J. Nock, philosopher
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I will reveal the secrets behind these doors. Zahi Hawass, scientist
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I am not very good at keeping secrets at all! If you want your secret kept do not tell me! Miley Cyrus, musician
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There are three secrets to managing. The first secret is have patience. The second is be patient. And the third most important secret is patience. Chuck Tanner, athlete
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Is it right to probe so deeply into Nature's secrets? The question must here be raised whether it will benefit mankind, or whether the knowledge will be harmful. Pierre Curie, scientist
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The biggest guru-mantra is: never share your secrets with anybody. It will destroy you. Chanakya, politician
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Everything secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is safe that does not show how it can bear discussion and publicity. Lord (John Emerich Edward Dalberg) Acton,
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What one hides is worth neither more nor less than what one finds. And what one hides from oneself is worth neither more nor less than what one allows others to find. Andre Breton, poet
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Secrecy is the badge of fraud. Sir John Chadwick,
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His mind of man, a secret makes I meet him with a start he carries a circumference in which I have no part. Emily Dickinson, poet
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To have found you is a dear happiness; and to be Apollo's son is beyond all my hopes; but there is something I want to say to you alone. Come; this is a private matter between us two - anything you tell me shall be as secret as the grave. Euripides, poet
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He that has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore. Sigmund Freud, psychologist
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Where secrecy reigns, carelessness and ignorance delight to hide while skill loves the light. Daniel C. Gelman,
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The vanity of being known to be trusted with a secret is generally one of the chief motives to disclose it. Samuel Johnson, author
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The holiest of all holidays are those Kept by ourselves in silence and apart; The secret anniversaries of the heart. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet
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The first rule in keeping secrets is nothing on paper. Thomas Powers,
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Secrecy is the first essential in affairs of the State. Cardinal De Richelieu,
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O divine art of subtlety and secrecy! Through you we learn to be invisible, through you inaudible and hence we can hold the enemy's fate in our hands. SunTzu,
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Shy and unready men are great betrayers of secrets; for there are few wants more urgent for the moment than the want of something to say. Sir Henry Taylor,
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Far from being the basis of the good society, the family, with its narrow privacy and tawdry secrets, is the source of all our discontents. Edmund Leach, scientist
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Everything you'll ever need to know is within you; the secrets of the universe are imprinted on the cells of your body. Dan Millman, author
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It is up to the government to keep the government's secrets. Robert Novak, journalist
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I actually think that secrets are just a part of human nature and that everybody should have some. Elizabeth Banks, actress
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When you do a reality show and host shows, it's hard to have secrets. Giuliana Rancic, journalist
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Everything has been written. Everybody knows everything about me. There are no secrets. Except the skeletons in my closet. Kirby Puckett,
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The only secrets are the secrets that keep themselves. George Bernard Shaw, dramatist
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The Founding Fathers gave the free press the protection it must have to bare the secrets of government and inform the people. Hugo Black, judge
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From infancy on, we are all spies; the shame is not this but that the secrets to be discovered are so paltry and few. John Updike, novelist
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In 1930s mysteries, all sorts of motives were credible which aren't credible today, especially motives of preventing guilty sexual secrets from coming out. Nowadays, people sell their guilty sexual secrets. P. D. James, novelist
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Our Lord did not try to alter circumstances. He submitted to them. They shaped his life and eventually brought him to Calvary. I believe we miss opportunities and lovely secrets our Lord is waiting to teach us by not taking what comes. Mother Maribel,
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I'm afraid I'm not sufficiently inhibited about the things that other women are inhibited about for me. They feel that you've given away trade secrets. Mary McCarthy, author
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Camouflage is a game we all like to play, but our secrets are as surely revealed by what we want to seem to be as by what we want to conceal. Russell Lynes, critic
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Confidante: One entrusted by A with the secrets of B confided to herself by C. Ambrose Bierce, journalist
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We inadvertently bombed the Chinese Embassy. But Clinton now is working very hard. He has sent a letter of apology to the Chinese. And, he's also given them a gift certificate for future nuclear secrets. David Letterman, comedian
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If we knew each other's secrets, what comforts we should find. John Churton Collins, critic
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A man nearly always loves for other reasons than he thinks. A lover is apt to be as full of secrets from himself as is the object of his love from him. Ben Hecht, writer
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I don't know who I touch and who I don't. I work hard trying to make people laugh. I try to do the kind of stuff that made me laugh growing up. I don't have any secrets. I don't know the reasons I've been so well received. Adam Sandler, actor
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There are some things the general public does not need to know and shouldn't. I believe democracy flourishes when the government can take legitimate steps to keep its secrets, and when the press can decide whether to print what it knows. Katherine Graham, publisher
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I'm always really surprised by people who are comfortable revealing all of their secrets on TV or in a magazine. It's actually quite shocking to me. Annabella Sciorra, actress
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We don't want to keep secrets anymore. Nong Duc Manh, politician
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I like to feel the burn of the audience's eyes when I'm whispering all my darkest secrets into the microphone. Conor Oberst, musician
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Our Masonic friends have it down very fine. I do not know where they got it so well. I have often wondered where they found out so many of the secrets of our High and Accepted Order of Masonry. Charles Taze Russell, clergyman
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As an old reporter, we have a few secrets, and the first thing is we try the phone book. Andy Rooney, journalist
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When I was about, I'd say, 18 or 19 years old, I wanted to be a part of the CIA just because they know those intimate secrets... So I was just always into knowing. I like to know things. Michelle Rodriguez, actress
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A woman's heart is a deep ocean of secrets. Gloria Stuart, actress
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Being prepared to die is one of the great secrets of living. George Lincoln Rockwell, activist
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I never understood why Clark Kent was so hell bent on keeping Lois Lane in the dark. Audrey Niffenegger,
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A picture is a secret about a secret, the more it tells you the less you know. Diane Arbus, photographer
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Secrets, silent, stony sit in the dark palaces of both our hearts: secrets weary of their tyranny: tyrants willing to be dethroned. James Joyce, novelist
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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. Roald Dahl, novelist
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It is not true that women cannot keep secrets. Where they love, they can be trusted to death and beyond, against all sense and reason. It is their weakness, and their great strength. Mary Stewart, novelist
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Do not share the knowledge with which you have been blessed with everyone in general, as you do with some people in particular; and know that there are some men in whom Allah, may He he glorified, has placed hidden secrets, which they are forbidden to reveal. Ali ibn Abi Talib, clergyman
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We are suffocated by writers who want to enlighten us with their truths. For me, the theatre is beautiful because it is a secret, and secrets seduce us, we all want to share secrets. Howard Barker, playwright
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All of nature begins to whisper its secrets to us through its sounds. Sounds that were previously incomprehensible to our soul now become the meaningful language of nature. Rudolf Steiner, philosopher
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Each has its lesson; for our dreams in sooth, come they in shape of demons, gods, or elves, are allegories with deep hearts of truth that tell us solemn secrets of ourselves. Henry Timrod, poet
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In all secrets there is a kind of guilt, however beautiful or joyful they may be, or for what good end they may be set to serve. Secrecy means evasion, and evasion means a problem to the moral mind. Gilbert Parker, politician
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I think, I would guess most people keep secrets. Beau Bridges, actor
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And I don't think I'm giving away any secrets here, but there are a lot of terrible scripts in this town. Frank Darabont, director
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Meccano gives boys the secrets of the world's wonderful engineering structures. Frank Hornby, inventor
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My most intimate secrets? Well, if I told you those they wouldn't be secrets now, would they? Seriously though I don't have too many secrets. I'm a very open and honest person, sometimes too honest for my own good. Paul Kane, writer
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Poetry operates by hints and dark suggestions. It is full of secrets and hidden formulae, like a witch's brew. Anthony Hecht, poet
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U.S. nuclear technology is one of this nation's most valuable secrets, and it should have been protected. Charles Foster Bass, politician
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We busted a lot of family secrets with this. But to make a long story short, my parents relationship was built heavily on security issues for my Mom, and when my Dad couldn't provide security, the relationship unraveled. Kenny Loggins, musician
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The government of the German Democratic Republic rejects secret policies. It works for the people, and only the people, so it does not need to keep secrets like the warmongers. Walter Ulbricht, politician
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I wanted to understand the secrets behind my chemical experiments and behind the processes in nature. Richard Ernst, scientist
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I knew Secrets and Lies was a great film, but I didn't expect it to get the attention it did because none of his other films had and I thought they were just as good. Brenda Blethyn, actress
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I've made six films since I made Secrets and Lies but I still live in London and I'd love to do theater. Brenda Blethyn, actress
  • films

I always considered myself very successful even before the success of Secrets and Lies. Brenda Blethyn, actress
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I think secrets often come out. I spoke to a friend who is a therapist and I asked her if there were people who came to her and admitted to doing horrible things and she said, 'More than you know.' Alice Hoffman, author
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I really don't have any secrets. I've never met a photographer whose work I respected that had a secret because the secret lies within each and every one of us. John Sexton, educator
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I believe democracy flourishes when the government can take legitimate steps to keep its secrets and when the press can decide whether to print what it knows. Katherine Graham, publisher
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The secrets of slavery are concealed like those of the Inquisition. Harriet Ann Jacobs, writer
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One of the things I wanted to introduce in The Same Sea beyond transcending the conflict, is the fact that deep down below all our secrets are the same. Amos Oz, writer
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One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others. Lewis Carroll, author
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One of the secrets to staying young is to always do things you don’t know how to do, to keep learning. Ruth Reichl,
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