A man’s true secrets are more secret to himself than they are to others.
The secret ballot makes a secret government; and a secret government is a secret band of robbers and murderers.
The secret of politics? Make a good treaty with Russia.
Intelligence agencies keep things secret because they often violate the rule of law or of good behavior.
You know there are no secrets in America. It’s quite different in England, where people think of a secret as a shared relation between two people.
The secret of life is to have no fear; it’s the only way to function.
Don’t despair too much if you see beautiful things destroyed, if you see them perish. Because the best things are always growing in secret.
The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. And that is not happiness.
There is, in our nature, a disposition to indulgence, a secret desire to escape from labor, which, unless hourly combated, will overcome and destroy the best faculties of our minds and paralyze our most useful powers.
Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.