Your secret is your prisoner; once you reveal it, you become its slave.
The secret to happiness is to face the fact that the world is horrible.
Beauty is a manifestation of secret natural laws, which otherwise would have been hidden from us forever.
Men who have reached and passed forty-five, have a look as if waiting for the secret of the other world, and as if they were perfectly sure of having found out the secret of this.
Curiosity is lying in wait for every secret.
The chief benefit, which results from philosophy, arises in an indirect manner, and proceeds more from its secret, insensible influence, than from its immediate application.
The secret of happiness is this: let your interests be as wide as possible, and let your reactions to the things and persons that interest you be as far as possible friendly rather than hostile.
The Latin American debt that reached crisis levels from 1982 would have been sharply reduced by return of flight capital – in some cases, overcome, though all figures are dubious for these secret and often illegal operations.
Congress hasn’t declared war on the countries – the majority of them are our allies – but without asking for public permission, NSA is running network operations against them that affect millions of innocent people. And for what? So we can have secret access to a computer in a country we’re not even fighting?
Let us be true: this is the highest maxim of art and of life, the secret of eloquence and of virtue, and of all moral authority.