75+ Best Keeping Secrets Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational keeping secrets quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

Famous Keeping Secrets Quotes

The best crime novels are all based on people keeping secrets. All lying  you may think a lie is harmless, but you put them all together and there’s a calamity. Alafair Burke

It seemed to Ellie that you could tell a lot about someone by the way they carried a secret by how safe they kept it, how soon they told, the way they acted when they were trying to keep it from spilling out. Jennifer E. Smith

The dead keep their secrets, and in a while we shall be as wise as they and as taciturn. Alexander Smith

Eleanor should never have told them about Park’s house, but she’d been dying to tell somebody. This was how people ended up in jail after committing the perfect crime. Rainbow Rowell

What is Man? A miserable little pile of secrets. Andre Malraux

Augustine’s lips tense into a line. Oh, for the gods sakes, Little Jac, he snaps. We know Lucent wasn’t just your riding companion. At her stunned expression, Augustine laughs. You are good at many things, but you are horrible at keeping your love interests a secret. Marie Lu

In our culture privacy is often confused with secrecy. Open, honest, truth telling individuals value privacy. We all need spaces where we can be alone with thoughts and feelings  where we can experience healthy psychological autonomy and can choose to share when we want to. Keeping secrets is usually about power, about hiding and concealing information. Bell Hooks

For the first time he perceived that if you want to keep a secret you must also hide it from yourself. You must know all the while that it is there, but until it is needed you must never let it emerge into your consciousness in any shape that could be given a name. George Orwell

It’s really best not to tell people when you feel bad. Growing up is about keeping secrets, and pretending everything is fine. Caitlin Moran

There is something quite wonderful about sharing a secret. Joyce Rachelle

There is a lurking fear that some things are not meant to be known. Carl Sagan

Dogs are loyal friends, and if they could talk, your secrets would still be safe. If my cat could talk, I’d have to let the dog eat her. Richelle E. Goodrich

There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession. Daniel Webster

A secret that has been buried too long, eating a hole in me, worms its way to the surface, like a swimmer who can’t hold his breath any longer. Michael R French

But, finally, I had to open my eyes. I had to stop keeping secrets. The truth, thankfully, is insistent. What I saw then made action necessary. I had to see people for who they were. I had to understand why I made the choices I did. Why I had given them my loyalty. I had to make changed. I had to stop allowing love to be dangerous. I had to learn how to protect myself. Deb Caletti

When you are entrusted with a secret, you become irrevocably accountable for what you do or don’t do after your mind is colored by the knowledge of it. Joyce Rachelle

Look in the mirror. The face that pins you with its double gaze reveals a chastening secret. Diane Ackerman

The hardest secret to keep is one you don’t know you have. Marty Rubin

Confession is always weakness. The grave soul keeps its own secrets, and takes its own punishment in silence. Dorothy Dix

And even honorable men keep secrets for the safety of those they love. Micheline Ryckman

All women are natural born espionage agents. Eddie Cantor

Society must show that blue collar crime never pays. Insidious white collar crime pays very well, and nothing is declared. It’s the same reason why Financial Education, probably the most important subject of all, is absent from the general school curriculum to keep the have nots ignorant and the establishment’s riches safe. Stewart Stafford

Despite what I said about staying the way we were, I changed. I, who have always believed in speaking my mind and made it my mission to uncover the truth, have found myself keeping secrets. Sometimes life is more complicated than the simple rules we make for it. Elizabeth Chandler

Being discreet is a term we are loosing a grip on. Bert McCoy

Why is it that fools always have the instinct to hunt out the unpleasant secrets of life, and the hardiness to mention them? Emily Eden

Zache watched in expectant silence as he struggled for the words to explain himself. Finally, in an uncertain tone, he ventured, I guess when you’ve kept a secret for a long time, somehow keeping it becomes more important than the secret itself. Felicia Watson

I’m not so great at keeping secrets; maybe that’s why no one ever tells me things. Emily Osment

He that has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore. Sigmund Freud

Alchemists turned into chemists when they stopped keeping secrets. Eric S. Raymond

Look in the mirror. The face that pins you with its double gaze reveals a chastening secret. Diane Ackerman

We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones. Francois de La Rochefoucauld

A woman’s heart is a deep ocean of secrets. Gloria Stuart

I’m a pretty bad liar, and I’m not very good at keeping secrets. Jennifer Love Hewitt

To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly. Samuel Johnson

I am the worst at keeping secrets. I am the kind of person that the second I buy someone a Christmas present, I tell them what I bought them. I don’t wait until Christmas. I’m not good at it. Jessica Chastain

My secrets must be poetic to be believable. Mick Jagger

There is a theme that runs through my work, and that is the toxic property of keeping secrets. Joyce Maynard

If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees. Khalil Gibran

Oh, Grey, no one really likes keeping secrets. The only thing that makes a secret fun is knowing that you weren’t supposed to tell it. Kate Morton

Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead. Benjamin Franklin

I am literally the worst person at keeping secrets. I’d be the worst spy of all time. Keri Russell

The only secrets are the secrets that keep themselves. George Bernard Shaw

Keeping secrets will always lead to unhappiness and communication is the key to love. Laura Esquivel

Secrets are things we give to others to keep for us. Elbert Hubbard

Don’t ever feel that you have to hide who you are. Nothing good ever comes from keeping secrets like that. Lisa See

Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The best way of keeping a secret is to pretend there isn’t one. Margaret Atwood

Confession is always weakness. The grave soul keeps its own secrets, and takes its own punishment in silence. Dorothy Dix

The problem with losing your anonymity is that you can never go back. Marla Maples

I usually get my stuff from people who promised somebody else that they would keep it a secret. Walter Winchell

My secrets must be poetic to be believable. Mick Jagger

I tried to keep us together, you were busy keeping secrets. Drake

I am not very good at keeping secrets at all! If you want your secret kept do not tell me! Miley Cyrus

What is Man? A miserable little pile of secrets. Andre Malraux

I heard Tammy say you could be charming. I haven’t seen any proof yet. Oh, his cat like that. I thought I was very charming when I petted you into orgasm. He shot her a look filled with sexual heat. I plan to do more of that  right after I teach you about keeping secrets. Nalini Singh

Secrets are made to be found out with time. Charles S. Sanford, Jr.

It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution. Oscar Wilde

A secret’s worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept. Carlos Ruiz Zafon

He that has eyes to see and ears to hear may convince himself that no mortal can keep a secret. If his lips are silent, he chatters with his fingertips; betrayal oozes out of him at every pore. Sigmund Freud

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. W. H. Auden

I’m good at keeping secrets, but if it’s not something super serious I usually tell people not to tell me because I’ll tell someone else. Steven Yeun

Watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you. Roald Dahl

Bards were terrible at keeping secrets. They insisted on putting them to music. Tanya Huff

The dead keep their secrets, and in a while we shall be as wise as they and as taciturn. Alexander Smith

The first rule in keeping secrets is nothing on paper paper can be lost or stolen or simply inherited by the wrong people; if you really want to keep something secret, don’t write it down. Thomas Powers

I am not very good at keeping secrets at all! If you want your secret kept do not tell me! Miley Cyrus

The first rule in keeping secrets is nothing on paper. Thomas Powers

If you would keep your secret from an enemy, tell it not to a friend. Benjamin Franklin

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 W. H. Auden

Why is it that fools always have the instinct to hunt out the unpleasant secrets of life, and the hardiness to mention them? Emily Eden

I usually get my stuff from people who promised somebody else that they would keep it a secret. Walter Winchell

A good friend keeps your secrets for you. A best friend helps you keep your own secrets. Lauren Oliver

Journalists belong in the gutter because that is where the ruling classes throw their guilty secrets. Gerald Priestland

The man who can keep a secret may be wise, but he is not half as wise as the man with no secrets to keep. E. W. Howe

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