Best 3 189 of Secret quotes - MyQuotes
Norman Vincent Peale
The great secret of getting what you want from life is to know whay you want and believe you can have it. Always do something for others, then ask God to help you get at it.
I had to face the fact that I had been using my gay friends as props. They were always supposed to be funny and entertain me and praise me and listen to my problems, and their life was supposed to be a secret that no one wanted to hear about. I wanted them to stay in the “half closet.
The secret of marriage is: separate bedrooms and separate bathrooms.
George Washington Carver
I found that when I talk to the little flower or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets . . .
If I had my way books would not be written in English, but in an exceedingly difficult secret language that only skilled professional readers and story-tellers could interpret. Then people would have to go to public halls and pay good prices to hear. . .
Secrets are like pregnancies hereabouts. You can hide them for a while but then they will start screaming.
I guess I've always been attracted to secret societies and the mystery surrounding them.
The writing of history is largely a process of diversion. Most historical accounts distract attention from the secret influences behind great events.
God forbid you be an ugly girl, 'course too pretty is also your doom, 'cause everyone harbors a secret hatred for the prettiest girl in the room.
Watch how the propaganda unfolds once the bombing is over and the Americans are running Baghdad and their spin machine. There will be the discovery of Saddam's secret arsenal, probably in the basement of one his palaces.
If when I am able to discover something which has baffled others, I forget Him who revealeth the deep and secret things, and knoweth what is in the darkness and showeth it to us; if I forget that it was He who granted that ray of light to His most unworthy servant, then I know nothing of Calvary love.
The secret to success: find out where people are going and get there first
Ukiwaza kitu kwa dakika moja na sekunde nane – huu ni utafiti wangu tu – hicho kitu kitaanza kujiumba kwa ajili yako sehemu fulani ulimwenguni. Ukiamini kwa kiasi cha kutosha kwamba umekipata, utakipata. Haijalishi kama una elimu au huna. Hiyo ndiyo siri kubwa zaidi ya utajiri kuliko zote duniani – MAWAZO YAKO.
K. P. Yohannan
The secret of following God's will, I discovered, usually is wrapped up in rejecting the good for God's best.
John Quincy Adams
Those who take oaths to politically powerful secret societies cannot be depended on for loyalty to a democratic republic.
His attention. Sweet and intense at the same time. Like a barley sugar I could untwist from its plastic and hold in my mouth. A flood of secret pleasure.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
So . . . I feel in regard to this aged England . . . pressed upon by transitions of trade and . . . competing populations,-I see her not dispirited, not weak, but well remembering that she has seen dark days before;-indeed, with a kind of instinct that she sees a little better in a cloudy day, and that, in storm of battle and calamity, she has a secret vigor and a pulse like a cannon.
Your sense of guilt will linger. It will always be part of you. but sharing it, allowing people to love you anyway, will do you the world of good. Secrets need an outlet if they are not to fester and become an unbearable burden.
My fashion secret is "SIMPLE IS BETTER...LESS IS MORE.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
The simplest secret of reaching any place is to start walking! If people say you can't reach there, close your ears to them and continue walking!
George Bernard Shaw
That is the whole secret of successful fighting. Get your enemy at a disadvantage; and never, on any account, fight him on equal terms.
The further on we go, the more meaning there is, but the less articulable. You live your life and the older you get- the more specifically you harvest- the more precious becomes every ounce and spasm. Your life and times don’t drain of meaning because they become more contradictory, ornamented by paradox, inexplicable. The less explicable, the more meaning. The less like a mathematics equation (a sum game); the more like music (significant secret).
If you tell a friend a secret, she will keep the secret by telling only one other person.
Declassified papers report that John Kennedy was taking eight different medications a day. He was so wasted, his Secret Service code name was Ted Kennedy.
Human beings are drawn to cats because they are all we are not — self-contained, elegant in everything they do, relaxed, assured, glad of company, yet still possessing secret lives.
Its no secret that the Democrats and liberal media would love to take away our guns and mandate every aspect of our lives, but I refuse to let them get away with that.
You have two kinds of secrets. The ones only you know. The ones only you don't.
In the wave lies the secret of creation.
Rebecca Harding Davis
One sees that dead, vacant look steal over the rarest, finest of women's faces . . . in the very midst, it may be, of their warmest summer's day; and then one can guess at the secret of intolerable solitude that lies hid beneath the delicate laces . . .
Perhaps this 'dead' feeling was also brought on by an intensification of her old secret sorrow. Perhaps one day this sorrow might end. But she did not think it would end or see how it could end.
There are violent things in my heart. Perhaps they have been festering there ever since that change. And now I have run in here to find some different pain, some mystery of myself to keep secret, something which, for this short time, is absolutely not Jack.
The designers usually don't like to say until we're on the runway. Like when I did Prada last year, I couldn't mention doing Prada or even Tweet or take a picture and put it on Twitter saying I was backstage at the Prada show. And Dolce was the same thing. They like to keep a little surprise, I guess, a little secret for everybody.
Pip wondered what the secret was of being different in a way that attracted people, as opposed to her own way.
The secret is Christ in me, not me in a different set of circumstances.
Not all mysteries are meant to be solved. Not all secrets are meant to be told.
Writing is just work-there's no secret. If you dictate or use a pen or type or write with your toes-it's still just work.
Adults need to teach the children they love about sexual abuse so they know what to do if they encounter it. We need to prepare them so they know who to tell, should a violation occur, so they don't have to live with a painful secret, long into adulthood.
Humans are about to grasp basic substances of all creations. When that moment comes, life or death are no longer matters.
There are many things I can do, but I have to narrow it down to the one thing I must do. The secret of concentration is elimination.
Joyce Carol Oates
It's one of those secrets that's embarrassing to acknowledge, but we do love our students.
If the Muslims keep their heads cool and accept progress as a means and not an end in itself, they may pass on to Western man the lost secret of life's sweetness.
I smile when I'm angry , I cheat and I lie. I do what I have to do to get by. But I know what is wrong and I know what is right , and I'd die for the truth in my secret life .
These things he said in words. But much in his heart remained unsaid. For he himself could not speak his deeper secret.
Do you want to know the secret of life? If you want to have everything, don’t want anything. Everything will run after you.
It is odd how, when you have a secret belief of your own which you do not wish to acknowledge, the voicing of it by someone else will rouse you to a fury of denial.
E. L. Konigsburg
Secrets are the kind of adventure she needs. Secrets are safe, and they do much to make you different. On the inside where it counts.
Obstacles do not appear in your way in order to stop you. Rather, they appear in order to strengthen and hone you and your plans. They are not your enemy. They are your secret ally, but only if you treat them as friendly forces of nature.
Rita Mae Brown
Possession of a secret is no guarantee of its truth.
A monopoly granted either to an individual or to a trading company has the same effect as a secret in trade or manufactures. The monopolists, by keeping the market constantly understocked, by never fully supplying the effectual demand, sell their commodities much above the natural price, and raise their emoluments, whether they consist in wages or profit, greatly above their natural rate.
Patriotism is the secret resource of a successful society.