Confidential Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old confidential quotes, confidential sayings, and confidential proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

If you can't get people to listen to you any other way, tell them it's confidential.     


Confidentiality is a delicate bargain of trust.     

Martin Uzochukwu Ugwu

Confidentiality is a virtue of the loyal, just as loyalty is the virtue of faithfulness.     

Edwin Louis Cole

The closer and more confidential our relationship with someone, the less we are entitled to ask about what we are not voluntarily told.     

Louis Kronenberger

Caution is the confidential agent of selfishness.     

Woodrow Wilson

In Washington, a confidential assistant is someone who, if you don't want to know something, you go and ask him and he won't tell you.     

Andy Rooney

No one is above the law and I will also say that deliberate leaking of confidential government information should not and can not be tolerated.     

Nick Minchin

It doesn't surprise me that agencies that have the most confidential information ... are having to face the greatest challenge.     

Pat Gleason

In almost every profession - whether it's law or journalism, finance or medicine or academia or running a small business - people rely on confidential communications to do their jobs. We count on the space of trust that confidentiality provides. When someone breaches that trust, we are all worse off for it.      

Hillary Clinton

Confidentiality is a critical task to follow, which is very difficult to handle by everyone.     

Prerna Mishra

Of what use are all the codes in the world, if by means of confidential reports, if for trifling reasons, if through anonymous traitors any honest citizen may be exiled or banished without a hearing, without a trial?     

Jose Rizal

Keep the problems of clients and prospects confidential. Divulge information only with their consent.     

Arthur Nielsen

Personal & Confidential. Letters so marked should be. When the contents are only printed matter, though, the mini-frauder succeeds in sowing ill will & ire.     

Malcolm Forbes

Don’t confuse 'strict confidentiality' with 'keeping employees in the dark.' Private is useful. Secretive is deceptive.     

Stacey Feiner

The office of the lawyer, however poorly filled, is too delicate, personal and confidential to be occupied by a corporation.     

Robert Jacks

Just because a meeting is held in closed session doesn't render it confidential. You can hold a meeting in closed session but you can't make people not talk.     

Maria Everett

One common puzzle for the security-minded is how to work with confidential data on the road. Sometimes you can't bring your laptop, or don't want to. But working on somebody else's machine exposes you to malware and leaves behind all kinds of electronic trails.     

Barton Gellman