99+ Best Hiding Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational hiding quotes will fire up your brain and encourage you to look at life differently while making you laugh.

Famous Hiding Quotes

All of my babies know that I preach all day… I ain’t trying to hide no light under no bushel. Everybody needs a little light in their life, and when they need prayer, they know where to come because they know I love them all, and I ain’t judging nobody. – Betty Wright

Your ability as republican volunteers, to rise to this challenge will mean that the two governments and others cannot easily hide from their obligations and their responsibility to resolve these problems. – Gerry Adams

What’s most outrageous in our eyes is that he entered our home twice in the course of these crimes, once to take the murder weapon and arm himself and a second time after the murders in an attempt to hide the weapon and perpetrate his crime. – Joe Flaherty

I have these beautiful children and this extraordinary family, and to think in any way shape or form that that’s wrong or that there’s shame in that or that there’s something to hide actually turns my stomach. – Sean Maher

Try to find someone with a sense of humor. That’s an important thing to have because when you get into an argument, one of the best ways to diffuse it is to be funny. You don’t want to hide away from a point, because some points are serious, but you’d rather have a discussion that was a discussion, rather than an argument. – Ed Sheeran

My parents used to fight a lot, and I think they fought a lot at night, and they would turn the television up to hide the sound of their fighting. – Chuck Palahniuk

Less money is made by biochemists working on a cure for cancer than by their colleagues struggling valiantly to hide steroid use. – Dr. House

My heroes, I couldn’t imagine them practicing. Like Bob Dylan, you know? Bob Dylan’s a very, very good guitar player, but it’s like he’s trying to hide it. I always loved this attitude. When you’re very good… it’s like being an athlete – and I always hated sports! – Laurent Brancowitz

She may hide it, but Clinton is a policy nerd. Ask about microfinance, and she’ll talk your ear off. Mention early childhood interventions, and she will gush about obscure details of a home visitation experiment in Elmira, N.Y., that dramatically improved child outcomes. – Nicholas Kristof

Trying to conceal the fact that I was a gay, effeminate, hyperactive, adopted child with a serious lisp in southern Louisiana would have been like trying to hide Dolly Parton in a string bikini! – Kevyn Aucoin

The violinist must possess the poet’s gift of piercing the protective hide which grows on propagandists, stockbrokers and slave traders, to penetrate the deeper truth which lies within. – Yehudi Menuhin

So in the dark we hide the heart that bleeds, And wait, and tend our agonizing seeds. – Countee Cullen

The profession is designed to help the court by making sure that the best possible arguments – not misleading arguments, not arguments that stretch a point, not arguments that hide precedents – but that the best possible arguments are presented, … That’s the business we’re in. It’s very much like if you were a doctor. Do you only cure people who, when they’re cured, will lead their lives as you were going to lead them? – Charles Fried

Neutrality is generally used as a mask to hide unusual bitterness. Sometimes it hides what it is – nothing. It always stands for hollowness of head or bitterness of heart, sometimes for both. – Robert Green Ingersoll

Do not hide behind utopian logic which says that until we have the perfect security environment, nuclear disarmament cannot proceed. This is old-think. This is the mentality of the Cold War era. We must face the realities of the 21st century. The Conference on Disarmament can be a driving force for building a safer world and a better future. – Ban Ki-moon

We were trying to hide him (Watts) on defense. I didn’t want him running around chasing somebody. Borgia just came out and lit it up. – Randy Carter

We also would encourage that resources be allocated to compensate those poor farmers — and most of them are poor farmers — who are raising these poultry … and who, if they are not given the right incentive, will tend to hide what is happening, – Jacques Diouf

Really what it gets down to is that my idea of the American life, the American dream, whatever, is that I can do what I wish in the privacy of my own home. And as long as I’m not hurting anyone, no one has a right to know what I do. The main thing that I have to hide is that I don’t have anything to hide. – William T. Vollmann

She hasn’t been asking about her mother as much as she did in the beginning, but she needs to be told about what happened. We can’t hide this from her for too long. – Enrique Salas

I’d love to give my music to someone who really likes to wow the crowd. I feel like half the time I just want to hide in the dressing room! – Nellie McKay

We benched him and his stick at the same time. Everybody on our bench saw it. You can’t hide that. – Lindy Ruff

The refusal gives rise to a reasonable inference that the administration has something to hide here. The administration has done this nominee no service by maintaining its intransigent position. – Russ Feingold

Lord, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to hide the bodies of those people I had to kill because they pissed me off! – Sarah Ferguson

As you get older, you have to fix your insides, because your face naturally gets a little crabby-looking, so if you’re thinking mean thoughts, you look doubly mean when you get older. You can’t hide it. – Lea Thompson

It’s about communication. It’s about honesty. It’s about treating people in the organization as deserving to know the facts. You don’t try to give them half the story. You don’t try to hide the story. You treat them as – as true equals, and you communicate and you communicate and communicate. – Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.

We’re not going to tell people to hide in a cave and only come out at night. It’s not realistic. – James Spencer

I love fairy tales because of their haunting beauty and magical strangeness. They are set in worlds where anything can happen. Frogs can be kings, a thicket of brambles can hide a castle where a royal court has lain asleep for a hundred years, a boy can outwit a giant, and a girl can break a curse with nothing but her courage and steadfastness. – Kate Forsyth

I wonder: when a Jehovah’s Witness dies and goes to Heaven, does God hide behind the door and pretend He’s not home? – Brian Celio

Belize has a tropical climate and is quite affordable and is developing a reputation as an inexpensive Hawaii. If you want to hide away someplace that is extremely low-key, Placencia is perfect. San Pedro is more touristy and modernized. – Kenneth Choi

I’m not saying that being gay is what defines me, but at the same time, if you feel like you have to hide it, then it becomes what defines you. You keep it hidden, and the secret becomes you. – Alan Ball

First impressions matter more in basketball than in any other sport, and they can be savored only in person. Players can’t hide behind pads or helmets, so we can stare at them, evaluate every move they make: running, jumping, walking, even ogling the cheerleaders. We can see every ripple and tattoo. If they’re lazy, we can tell. – Bill Simmons

When I meet a person and that chemistry is there, I cannot hide the electricity. I need to learn more about him, and once I feel safe, I’m gone, I’m in love, and I give it my all! – Taraji P. Henson

Making a movie like ‘Felony’ is hard work because you’re really putting your own ideas on the screen. You can’t hide behind some other person’s script; you’re saying, ‘This is my brain, and I want you to know what I think’.’ – Joel Edgerton

We started getting in foul trouble and it took us away from doing the things we wanted. It was our big girls in trouble, too, so we had to try to hide our weaknesses inside. They took advantage. – Steve DiPatri

Things will absolutely go wrong. In a healthy team, as soon as things go wrong, that information should be surfaced. Trying to hide or obscure bad news creates an environment of distrust or lack of transparency. – Steven Sinofsky

If a bacterium is trying to infect you, it won’t secrete alone, because your immune system will block it. Bacteria will hide until they can all act together and make an impact. – Bonnie Bassler

I was in bands, but they were punk bands, and you plug in the guitars, you turn them up really loud, you’ve got four or five other people on stage with you, you’ve got some protection from when they throw lighters. You can always hide behind the lead singer or the bass player. – Oscar Isaac

Even if we encounter some shameful events in the past, we shouldn’t avoid or hide them. – Roh Moo-hyun

I often feel like a pretender when wearing makeup. The most beautiful features in a woman are her character and her experiences. Why hide that? – Masiela Lusha

Our old site did not have very good support for the disabled, but our new site should soon have much better support. With all of our content in divs now, we can hide all but the relevant chunks of content and navigation with a simple alternate CSS file. – Mike Davidson

You could never hide yourself in these places – in Mies’s Farnsworth house, for example. That was a mistake of Modernism. People need places to hide from each other, too. You need everything. – Ben van Berkel

I and others like me believe Timerman was chosen by President Kirshner, first as Argentina’s U.N. ambassador and then as foreign minister, among other reasons because he does not hide his Jewishness and his relations with the Jewish community and, therefore, can be a ‘fig leaf’ for her policy. – Pepe Eliaschev

She was my high school sweetheart. I hide an ‘N’ in every painting. – Thomas Kinkade

When you are shooting in a conventional way, you put nets around yourself. It’s very hard to fall and hit the ground. You can always manipulate things to make it not embarrassing. If the scene is a little bit bad, you can polish it or even take it out. You can hide your mistakes. – Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

When I wanted to do this job it was for making movies not for the glitter. Of course with the fame I got more offers from different countries so it is great to have huge luxuries for an actor to work and to have the choice. But after, in life, I can’t enjoy anonymity. But I can hide myself. – Audrey Tautou

It’s a noisy environment we all live in, whether it’s traffic or the workplace, so it’s very difficult to think about your life in general. A lot of people are afraid to do that. They like to hide behind their work and not face up to a big problem in their life. – Enya

In acting class, I used to hide in the corner and pray the teacher wouldn’t call on me. – Peggy Lipton

I’m from a fancy, well-raised background. We were very well-behaved and not allowed to swear. It’s the kind of place where people hide their problems under the rug and pretend it’s all perfect. Eventually, you get sick of that. – Tove Lo

We’ve tried to make it a 94-foot game to kind of hide some of our weaknesses in the interior areas. – Steve Cleveland

I haven’t had the whole ‘famous’ thing happen to me yet, and I hope I never will. I like to sneak away in the corners and hide a lot. – Brenton Thwaites

When people in Vancouver do recognize me, they hide it. I went to a store near my home and I know they’re ‘Battlestar’ fans – they have pictures on the wall! – and I know they know me, but everyone was so smooth and pretended I wasn’t there. Most people don’t realize how good they are at acting in everyday life. – Grace Park

Waiting tables has never paid my bills, a fact which I prefer to hide from my colleagues with deep sighs about the price of just about everything. – David Chang

There’s feelings there, but I think I’ve just been pretty good at trying to hide my emotions throughout the years. I try to have the same demeanor each and every day. – Derek Jeter

I guess I’m just the kind of person who likes to do it all. It’s fun to put on the writer’s hat and go hide by myself with my computer for six months. Then it’s fun to come out and put the director hat on and deal with all the things that a director deals with. Then it’s fun to just be the producer and, um, not do anything. – Drew Goddard

We have problems ahead of us. I will not hide the fact that the management issues are very difficult and we face a polarization of the membership. – Jan Eliasson

You know, you should really look at where Mitt has led his life, and where he’s been financially. He’s a very generous person. We give 10 percent of our income to our church every year. Do you think that is the kind of person that is trying to hide things, or do things? No. – Ann Romney

For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of a Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of a MaCaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros. – Ethel Barrymore

We’ve trimmed back some of the landscaping along both sides of the building so would-be burglars couldn’t hide there. – Bill Brennan

Gender is a way to hide from the simple truth we all tell: ‘Hey, I’m here, I have a body.’ – Susan Griffin

When I was 16, I filmed an episode of ‘Full House’ where my family goes to Disney World. I remember putting on baggy overalls just to hide my stomach. When I watched it, I was pretty disappointed and bummed out looking at myself… I didn’t feel good about my own body. – Candace Cameron Bure

I’m certainly not 10 pounds away from being an ingenue! Of course I would love to lose 10 pounds. I would never lie and say I don’t think about it, but I don’t think about it on a daily basis. I love my body. I don’t like wearing clothes that hide or cover it. I love wearing costumes that show it off. – Marissa Jaret Winokur

She can’t hide and expect this to go away. It looks like her campaign is circling the wagons. – David Johnson

I grew up in a blue-collar neighborhood and was raised by a man who did not emote, ever… I always cry at movies, and when I was a kid, I would try to hide it. It wasn’t something a kid in Oaklyn, N.J., did. So I have these weird hang-ups about emotions. – Matthew Quick

In this digital age, there is no place to hide behind public relations people. This digital age requires leaders to be visible and authentic and to be able to communicate the decisions they’ve made and why they’ve made them, to be able to acknowledge when they’ve made a mistake and to move forward, to engage in the debate. – Gail Kelly

Lots of barns out here to hide in. And these are people who don’t necessarily want to be found. They still have a lot of pride. – Dottie Kastigar

I don’t think writers really choose their subjects. I think the subjects, the topics, the themes, choose us, and then we make the most of what we have. For Trollope, society; for Roth, Jews. For me, apparently, love. Why hide it? – Amy Bloom

The people who know personal finance hide the money very carefully. – James Altucher

You don’t want to try to look younger, because you’ll look wrong. You dye your hair, you look wrong. You wear a bad toupee, you look wrong. You wear makeup to hide things, you get your eyes done, you look wrong. – George Clooney

For me, the acting part – and I have to say it makes me a little worried about my own psychological make-up – is that I just love to hide in other characters. I don’t like to get up in front of people and talk as Kathy Baker. But as soon as you say ‘action,’ I’m lost in that character. – Kathy Baker

My game is not a pretty game. It’s a game in the trenches and big people can’t hide too much. I know what I do when I’m on the floor. I have no illusions about my job and what I bring to this team. I work hard and I try to get rebounds and protect my teammates, plain and simple. I can do that from any position. … You can make it destroy you or you can let it light a fire under you. – Adonal Foyle

Whenever I go to New York or any European country, they say: ‘Nawal, why don’t you get a facelift?’ I tell them, ‘I am proud of my wrinkles. Every wrinkle on my face tells the story of my life. Why should I hide my age?’ – Nawal El Saadawi

It’s the face and the body and the thing that we hide inside that can keep us from the world, but my voice is my voice. – Idina Menzel

We’ve become a 24/7 society and employers are taking it out of the hide of the working people. Employers are paying them less, not paying them for the hours they work. – Sal Souto

I know lots of people who’ve never been lucky enough to get to this stage in their life. And I’m not gonna hide it for anybody. – Shirley Manson

When you’re a mother and you have a son, you hide your feminine side. It’s the fear of incest, Oedipus. – Jeanne Moreau

What happens is the principals hide the job during the placement of the consolidated teachers. Then, once they’re gone, they magically discover they have that job. – Eric Hall

We had nothing to hide so we wanted to co-operate. We thought it was the right thing to do. – Kimberly Kim

Where the effect comes in droughts is the low water levels coming off the spawn. All the water is pulled off the cover the baby bass are hiding in. They can’t hide and this hurts recruitment. But it is something fishermen might not notice for three or four years. – Dave Terre

There is no need to hide the reality from the world. Unless something is done urgently, the situation will most certainly spiral out of control. – Farid Abdulkadir

I’m shy, and I can hide behind my acting and discover the truth about myself because it’s cathartic in that way. But I tend not to read reviews. – Eamonn Walker

UK Sport and the government have delivered and there can be no excuses now. There are not many nations in the world that have the same backing. It’s scary because all the obstacles have been removed and there is nothing for us to hide behind. – Dave Brailsford

The real constitution of things is accustomed to hide itself – Heraclitus Ephesus

The problem is with men. I know I shouldn’t say this, but they’ve shrouded and hidden women to hide their incompetence. – John Galliano

I don’t want to have to hide from the world anymore. – Sheryl Swoopes

One of my main problems with music is that the basic formula is always the same: verse, chorus, verse, chorus, bridge, verse, chorus, chorus, chorus, end. One of the bands that changed that was The Beatles. If you listen to ‘Everybody’s Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey.’ It’s three verses, bridge, end. – Buzz Osborne

People’s opinions don’t interfere with me. Ageing gracefully is supposed to mean trying not to hide time passing and just looking a wreck. That’s what they call ageing gracefully. You know? – Jeanne Moreau

There are a lot of references to fornication in that song, … There is nothing we’re afraid to sing about or say in a song, as long as it’s kind of clever or wink, wink, tongue-in-cheek. It just helps to paint that picture and tell the story better. If you’re going to cover everything and hide behind metaphors, you’re not doing a decent job telling the story. – Chad Kroeger

We let them go because they expressed an interest in working with law enforcement. We haven’t seen hide nor hair of him since. He didn’t hold up his end of the bargain. – Kelly Clark

We wrestled real tough today. Even in some of our defeats, the kids wrestled real well and competed on the mat. There?s no place to hide up here in any of the weights. There are tough guys in every match. – Greg Haga

I think that in Mexico, we must change some practices that were built during the 72 years of predominance in Mexico. Former presidents would just hide away, run away or disappear. And I think it’s key in a democracy that presidents face people, see eye to eye to citizens and work to keep on contributing to the – to Mexico. – Vicente Fox

Modern capitalism seeks to assure us that it operates according to the principles of free creativity, endless development and diversity. It glosses over its other side in order to hide the reality that millions of people are enslaved by an all-powerful and fantastically stable norm of production. We want to reveal this lie. – Nadezhda Tolokonnikova

When I was on the swim team as a kid, I used to hide out from my coach by going into the bathroom and hiding out in one of the stalls. And I would literally wrap myself in toilet paper so as not to get hypothermia. – Jeff Kinney

We accept that our performances have not been up to standard, but we are not going to run away or hide from the problems. We will address them and look for long-term solutions. – Jannie Ferreira

Feeling pummeled by the outside pounding of tests and standards, a teacher can easily hide and simply turn to the immediacy of the classroom. It is not surprising that many teachers burrow in their rooms with all that they know about their students. There is no place to take the information. – Heidi Hayes Jacobs

I just love doing radio. I’ve learned to be more vulnerable through radio than even I’ve been through books and writing lyrics. It’s a different type of experience where, if I’m writing a lyric, I can sort of hide behind it a little bit. – Nikki Sixx

Loyola is a very good school academically, and he wanted to go to the school of business. We don’t have a major where we can hide a kid here. Our school of business is top-notch. He is, to me, a really true life story about a kid who would not give up. He’s just a warrior. He’ll make a great employee wherever he decides to go. – Jim Whitesell

Everybody’s a train wreck in their own very special way. But there’s something wildly freeing about someone who’s unapologetic, who knows they’re a wreck and doesn’t even try to hide it, just bulldozes through life. – Melissa McCarthy

If I read the small print, and I see that what I love to taste has pantonaponamene or fake smeinlioaimine, then I have to hide in my room when I eat it. I’m still gonna eat it, it’s just gonna be ‘Don’t come in here!’ – Bill Cosby

Well, I mean, you have an emotion, you want to express it. You don’t just look in the camera and do it. You want to hide from the embarrassment of your brother saying you’re not allowed to come into my town. – Anthony Quinn

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