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Concealing Quotes

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Deep in my heart I'm concealing things
that I'm longing to say.
Scared to confess what I'm feeling -
frightened you'll slip away.
- the movie Evita

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By and large, language is a tool for concealing the truth.
- George Carlin

Don't join the book burners.
Do not think you are going to conceal thoughts
by concealing evidence that they ever existed.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

But behavior in the human being is sometimes a defense,
a way of concealing motives and thoughts,
as language can be a way of hiding your thoughts and
preventing communication.
- Abraham Maslow

 

Originality is the art of concealing your source.
- Franklin P. Jones

Concealing an illness is like keeping a beach ball under water.
- Karen Duffy

Progressive rhetoric has the effect of concealing social
crisis and moral breakdown by presenting them as the
birth pangs of a new order.
- Christopher Lasch

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Writing the book was itself a process of concealing and revealing.
- Rick Moody

Very notable was his distinction between coarseness and vulgarity,
coarseness, revealing something; vulgarity,
concealing something.
- E. M. Forster

Don't think you are going to conceal thoughts
by concealing evidence that they ever existed.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects,
and discovering other people's weaknesses.
- William Hazlitt

Patience is the art of concealing your impatience.
- Guy Kawasaki

People actually live with their id exposed.
They're not good at concealing what's going on inside.
- Philip Seymour Hoffman

Well, there's a question as to what sort of information
is important in the world,
what sort of information can achieve reform.
And there's a lot of information.
So information that organizations are spending economic effort into concealing,
that's a really good signal that when the information gets out,
there's a hope of it doing some good.
- Julian Assange

The purpose of the UN mechanism, this inspection mechanism,
is not to engage in a cat and mouse game with Saddam
Hussein and try to find weapons that the Iraqi government
is working on concealing.
- Douglas Feith

People of substance may sin without being exposed for their stolen pleasure;
but servants and the poorer sort of women have seldom
an opportunity of concealing a big belly,
or at least the consequences of it.
- Bernard de Mandeville

Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

It is impossible for a man to conceal himself.
In every act, word or gesture,
he stands revealed as he is,
and not as he would have himself appear to be.
From the Universe, nothing is or can be hidden.
- Ernest Holmes

The perfection of art is to conceal art.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

Look wise, say nothing, and grunt.
Speech was given to conceal thought.
- William Osler

True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks.
- St.
Jerome

In every American there is an air of incorrigible innocence,
which seems to conceal a diabolical cunning.
- A. E. Housman

Speech was given to the ordinary sort or men,
whereby to communicate their mind; but to wise men,
whereby to conceal it.
- Robert South

A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything,
should conceal it as well as she can.
- Jane Austen

The poor man wishes to conceal his poverty,
and the rich man his wealth: the former fears lest he be despised,
the latter lest he be plundered.
- Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

We are only falsehood, duplicity, contradiction;
we both conceal and disguise ourselves from ourselves.
- Blaise Pascal

To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached,
is not in my nature.
I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
- Charles Dickens

The first step towards vice is to shroud innocent actions in mystery,
and whoever likes to conceal something sooner or later
has reason to conceal it.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

All charming people have something to conceal,
usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others.
- Cyril Connolly

Words were not given to man in order to conceal his thoughts.
- Jose Saramago

Look at the means which a man employs,
consider his motives, observe his pleasures.
A man simply cannot conceal himself!
- Confucius

When police or prosecutors conceal significant exculpatory or impeaching material,
we hold, it is ordinarily incumbent on the state to set the record straight.
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Looking so cool, his greed is hard to conceal,
he's fresh out of law school, you gave him a license to steal.
- Al Stewart

It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not healed.
- Horace

Frank and explicit - that is the right line to take
when you wish to conceal your own mind and confuse the minds of others.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Diplomats make it their business to conceal the facts.
- Margaret Sanger

Addresses are given to us to conceal our whereabouts.
- Hector Hugh Munro

It is the merit of a general to impart good news,
and to conceal the truth.
- Sophocles

Everyone can know what is in my heart because I find
it hard to conceal myself.
- Shakira

Time will bring to light whatever is hidden;
it will cover up and conceal what is now shining in splendor.
- Horace

The Federal government does not have any information
about extraterrestrial life to conceal,
and there are no secret projects for me to investigate.
- Orrin Hatch

Some manufacturers illustrate their advertisements with abstract paintings.
I would only do this if I wished to conceal from the
reader what I was advertising.
- David Ogilvy

The same words conceal and declare the thoughts of men.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Camouflage is a game we all like to play,
but our secrets are as surely revealed by what we want
to seem to be as by what we want to conceal.
- Russell Lynes

Conceal a flaw, and the world will imagine the worst.
- Marcus Valerius Martial

The gods conceal from men the happiness of death,
that they may endure life.
- Lucan

Theatre director: a person engaged by the management
to conceal the fact that the players cannot act.
- James Agate

The purpose of sealing the records was not to conceal
them or to conceal the facts from the American people.
- Louis Stokes

You are in a pitiable condition if you have to conceal what you wish to tell.
- Publilius Syrus

It is the test of a novel writer's art that he conceal his snake-in-the-grass;
but the reader may be sure that it is always there.
- Anthony Trollope

It is harder to conceal ignorance than to acquire knowledge.
- Arnold H. Glasgow

Men use thought only as authority for their injustice,
and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.
- Voltaire

Mr. Chairman, on September 11, we were attacked by
terrorists who took advantage of weaknesses in our border security.
After infiltrating our country, the terrorists were
able to conceal their real identities,
and thereby plot their attacks without fear of being apprehended.
- Jim Ryun

As a social good, I think privacy is greatly overrated
because privacy basically means concealment.
People conceal things in order to fool other people about them.
They want to appear healthier than they are,
smarter, more honest and so forth.
- Richard Posner

This self-love is the instrument of our preservation;
it resembles the provision for the perpetuity of mankind:
it is necessary,
it is dear to us, it gives us pleasure,
and we must conceal it.
- Voltaire

We conceal it from ourselves in vain -
we must always love something.
In those matters seemingly removed from love,
the feeling is secretly to be found,
and man cannot possibly live for a moment without it.
- Blaise Pascal

When it aims to express a love of the world it refuses
to conceal the many reasons why the world is hard to love,
though we must love it because we have no other,
and to fail to love it is not to exist at all.
- Mark Van Doren

I'm finding it increasingly difficult to simply walk down the street.
In New York, I dashed in to buy a big pair of sunglasses to conceal myself,
but the guy behind the counter shouted 'Hey!
It's Dr. House.'
- Hugh Laurie

My painting is visible images which conceal nothing...
they evoke mystery and indeed when one sees one of my pictures,
one asks oneself this simple question 'What does that
mean'? It does not mean anything,
because mystery means nothing either,
it is unknowable.
- Rene Magritte

A democracy is a volcano which conceals the fiery materials of its own destruction.
These will produce an eruption and carry desolation in their way.
- Fisher Ames

Providence conceals itself in the details of human affairs,
but becomes unveiled in the generalities of history.
- Alphonse de Lamartine

Love has features which pierce all hearts,
he wears a bandage which conceals the faults of those beloved.
He has wings, he comes quickly and flies away the same.
- Voltaire

The poet's expression of joy conceals his despair at
not having found the reality of joy.
- Max Jacob

What a profound significance small things assume when
the woman we love conceals them from us.
- Marcel Proust

Anyone who has a continuous smile on his face conceals
a toughness that is almost frightening.
- Greta Garbo

Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
- Horace

What is a poet? An unhappy person who conceals profound
anguish in his heart but whose lips are so formed that
as sighs and cries pass over them they sound like beautiful music.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward
what is arcane and concealed.
- Khalil Gibran

No enterprise is more likely to succeed than one concealed
from the enemy until it is ripe for execution.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Noble deeds that are concealed are most esteemed.
- Blaise Pascal

Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more
than those openly declared.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero


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