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Think twice before burdening a friend with a secret. (Quote by - Marlene Dietrich)

Secrecy sets barriers between men, but at the same time offers the seductive temptation to break through the barriers by gossip or confession. (Quote by - Georg Simmel)

Government that is open and honest will always be able to withstand the light of day. (Quote by - Rick Perry)

There is no question that there are more restrictions coming down. There is rampant secrecy in both federal and state courtrooms. (Quote by - Lucy Dalglish)

Nothing is so oppressive as a secret: women find it difficult to keep one long; and I know a goodly number of men who are women in this regard. (Quote by - Jean De La Fontaine)

Every relationship between two individuals or two groups will be characterized by the ratio of secrecy that is involved in it. (Quote by - Georg Simmel)

You may act in secrecy, but God is still with you; you can only deceive other people. (Quote by - Sri Guru Granth Sahib)

A secret is too little for one, enough for two, and too much for three. (Quote by - James Howell)

This calls into question every time the government has relied on national security to impose secrecy. The only reason to gag our clients was to stifle their free speech rights in the debate over the Patriot Act. The government flip-flop confirms our suspicions. (Quote by - Ann Beeson)

No one keeps a secret so well as a child. (Quote by - Victor Hugo)

Why has there been so much secrecy about AIDS? When you ask where did the virus come from, it raises a lot of flags. That makes me suspicious. (Quote by - Wangari Maathai)

A secret at home is like rocks under tide. (Quote by - Dinah Maria Mulock)

They work in secrecy. I can't get any information. You can't find out anything until they get out to the floor. And it's hard to lick em at that stage. They're a closed corporation. When they stick together, you can't lick em on the floor. (Quote by - John William McCormack)

The discourses of the table among true loving friends are held in strict silence. (Quote by - Sir Thomas Browne)

The secret known to two is no longer a secret. (Quote by - Ninon de L'Enclos)

The only ones to profit from illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing are the owners of the fishing fleets who remain hidden behind veils of corporate secrecy. (Quote by - Achim Steiner)

The fact of secrecy makes the public question the truthfulness of what is made public. The final result is to weaken the institutions on which America was founded. (Quote by - Jack N)

This persistence as private firms continued because it ensured the maximum of anonymity and secrecy to persons of tremendous public power who dreaded public knowledge of their activities as an evil almost as great as inflation. (Quote by - Carroll Quigley)

In the mind and nature of a man a secret is an ugly thing, like a hidden physical defect. (Quote by - Isak Dinesen)

The manner in which state money was directed is problematic for its secrecy, its lack of accountability and its end run around the legislative process. (Quote by - Roy Cooper)

When information which properly belongs to the public is systematically withheld by those in power, the people soon become ignorant of their own affairs, distrustful of those who manage them, and -- eventually -- incapable of determining their own destinies. (Quote by - Richard M. Nixon)

Be secret and exult, Because of all things known That is most difficult. (Quote by - William Butler Yeats)

Constant you are, but yet a woman; and for secrecy, no lady closer; for I well believe thou wilt not utter what thou dost not know. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

The public concern for the secrecy that has surrounded this project should be on full alert as information about trying to sell this project to a foreign country has been brought to light. (Quote by - Linda Godfrey)

Suicide in Ireland is a problem that nobody wants to talk about. Where you've got stigma, you get fear and secrecy - it becomes a vacuum. (Quote by - Kevin Malone)

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