William Henry Harrison, who died of pneumonia in April of 1841, after only one month in office, was the first Chief Executive to hide his physical frailties.
So in the dark we hide the heart that bleeds, And wait, and tend our agonizing seeds.
Anyone who has lost a child will tell you that they don’t recover their sense of endless possibility. Some people hide that well. But after a certain age, almost everyone is carrying something like that around, I suppose.
Only recently have I realized that being different is not something you want to hide or squelch or suppress.
Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one.
I think one’s relationship with one’s vulnerability is a very delicate and precious relationship. Most people try to hide, disguise that vulnerability, and in doing that, you, I think, diminish a great source of power.
Self-respect is nothing to hide behind. When you need it most it isn’t there.
Death is the ugly fact which Nature has to hide, and she hides it well.
Israel doesn’t have to hide anything.
Usually, the leaders appear in the moment of the highest stress, when it is time, speaking symbolically, to go to the barricades. Then people, clever, capable, but focused on their own tasks, will leave their immediate occupations and go to the barricades, because there is nowhere to hide.