Keeping Secrets Sayings and Quotes

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


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

Our secrets, odd or not, are the pins that keep our inner life in place: the inform our psyche with meaning.     

Andrei Codrescu

Secrets are like scars. The cut may no longer be there, but the scar's white line tells a story. Unless you share it, it's like you're hiding a part of yourself the whole world can already see. They may not know the how or the why, but they see it just the same.     

Robin M. King

Keeping secrets is a consequential act for all involved.     

Sharon Salzberg

The costs of keeping secrets include our growing isolation due to fear of detection and the ways we shut down inside to avoid feeling the effects of our behavior. We can never afford to be truly seen and known even by ourselves.     

Sharon Salzberg

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

A woman's heart is a deep ocean of secrets.     

Gloria Stuart

The only secrets are the secrets that keep themselves.     

George Bernard Shaw

The man who can keep a secret may be wise, but he is not half as wise as the man with no secrets to keep.     

E. W. Howe

A man can keep another's secret better than his own. A woman her own better than others.     

Jean De La Bruyere

Keeping secrets will always lead to unhappiness and communication is the key to love.     

Laura Esquivel

The first rule in keeping secrets is nothing on paper: paper can be lost or stolen or simply inherited by the wrong people; if you really want to keep something secret, don't write it down.     

Thomas Powers

The best way of keeping a secret is to pretend there isn't one.     

Margaret Atwood

The secret to keeping moving is keeping moving.     

Dick Van Dyke

Secrets are things we give to others to keep for us.     

Elbert Hubbard

To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly.     

Samuel Johnson

Keeping secrets from your father will only lead to trouble.     

S.R. Ford

Some secrets are meant to stay secret forever.     

Liane Moriarty

There are some secrets that we think we're keeping, but those secrets are actually keeping us.     

Frank Warren

Keeping secrets was the beginning of freedom.     

Orson Scott Card

Keeping secrets from friends is dumb because they will eventually find out and consequences won't be good.     

Anonymous

Keeping secrets is the equivalent to lying in my eyes.     

Anonymous

A girl who is okay with keeping secrets from her significant other is not wifey material.     

Anonymous

Keeping secrets is a survival tactic.     

Kaede Lazares

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.     

E.L. Konigsburg

Secrets die when kept or revealed. They live by being faintly and uncertainly repeated.     

Mason Cooley

But some secrets are too delicious not to share.     

Suzanne Collins

There are two kinds of secrets. The ones we keep from others and the ones we keep from ourselves.     

Frank Warren

We keep secrets from ourselves that all along we know.     

Susan Griffin

There are many secrets in us, in the depths of our souls, that we don't want anyone to know about.     

Charles Durning