Privacy Sayings and Quotes

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

Privacy is a bourgeois fantasy.     

Johannes Grenzfurthner

Privacy is a function of liberty.     

Edward Snowden

Privacy may actually be an anomaly.     

Vint Cerf

Like all security, privacy is hard.     

Cory Doctorow

You have to fight for your privacy or you lose it.     

Eric Schmidt

Any privacy in public is a hard thing to negotiate.     

Benedict Cumberbatch

All violations of essential privacy are brutalizing.     

Katharine Fullerton Gerould

Privacy is implied. Privacy is not up for discussion.     

Mikko Hypponen

If privacy is outlawed, only outlaws will have privacy.     

Philip R. Zimmermann

Privacy I think gets invaded when you start being honest.     


Privacy is a privilege not granted to the aged or the young.     

Margaret Laurence

Privacy is something you can sell, but you can't buy it back.     

Bob Dylan

It's hard to just kinda get some privacy and do your own thing.     

Shaun White

Human beings are not meant to lose their anonymity and privacy.     

Sarah Chalke

It's dangerous when people are willing to give up their privacy.     

Noam Chomsky

You never understand how dear your privacy is until you lose it.     

Rosie Perez

We demand privacy, yet we glorify those that break into computers.     

Bill McCollum

The only thing privacy laws accomplish is making the bugs smaller.     

Robert A. Heinlein

Privacy isn't dead, although it is fashionable for digerati to say so.     

Andrew Curry

Privacy laws are our biggest impediment to us obtaining our objectives.     

Michael Eisner

We're all torn between the desire for privacy and the fear of loneliness.      

Andy Rooney

We live in a moment in history in which our privacy may not be important.     

Jonathan Nolan

Privacy - like eating and breathing - is one of life's basic requirements.      

Katherine Neville

Privacy and loneliness were the traditional luxuries accorded to a skipper.     

Tom Clancy

Nothing is quite as bad as being without privacy and lonely at the same time.     

Alexander Theroux

For me the core principles of privacy online are transparency, choice and control.     

Marissa Mayer

Privacy is like sleep - something you don't appreciate until you have to go without it.     

Helen McCloy

Privacy matters; privacy is what allows us to determine who we are and who we want to be.     

Edward Snowden

If we don't act now to safeguard our privacy, we could all become victims of identity theft.     

Bill Nelson

Privacy. Someday, in the future, people will look back and remember how beautiful it once was.     

Jodie Foster