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Conceals Quotes

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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

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

Adversity reveals genius, prosperity conceals it.
- Horace

 

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Currently, most States do not recognize within their
borders concealed carry permits issued in other States.
- Howard Coble

The secrets of slavery are concealed like those of the Inquisition.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

Fascism is itself less 'ideological',
in so far as it openly proclaims the principle of domination
that is elsewhere concealed.
- Theodor Adorno

Not all things are to be discovered;
many are better concealed.
- Sophocles

The want of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed
when it cannot be overcome.
- Jonathan Swift

Information networks straddle the world.
Nothing remains concealed.
But the sheer volume of information dissolves the information.
We are unable to take it all in.
- Gunther Grass

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

Look into any man's heart you please,
and you will always find, in every one,
at least one black spot which he has to keep concealed.
- Henrik Ibsen

The liberties of a people never were,
nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of
their rulers may be concealed from them.
- Patrick Henry

No one respects a talent that is concealed.
- Desiderius Erasmus

If you want to keep something concealed from your enemy,
don't disclose it to your friend.
- Solomon Ibn Gabirol

He's very concealed, Polanski.
We became very close friends, but I don't think I ever saw him drop his guard.
I didn't see him upset or anything like that,
we just did the work.
- Ronald Harwood

The greatest concubines in history knew that everything
revealed with nothing concealed is a bore.
- Geoffrey Beene

The lack of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed
when it cannot be overcome.
- Lillian Smith

Congealed fat is pretty much the same,
irrespective of the delicacy around which it is concealed.
- Clement Freud


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