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He who gives up the smallest part of a secret has the rest no
longer in his power.
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He who gives up the smallest part of a secret has the rest no
longer in his power.
[Ger., Wer den kleinsten Theil eines Geheimnisses hingibt, hat
den andern nicht mehr in der Gewalt.]

by Jean Paul Richter Found in: Secrecy Quotes,
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How can we expect another to keep our secret if we cannot keep it
ourselves.

How can we expect another to keep our secret if we cannot keep it
ourselves.

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The secret things belong unto the Lord our God: but those things
which are revealed belong unto us and read more

The secret things belong unto the Lord our God: but those things
which are revealed belong unto us and to our children for ever,
that we may do all the words of this law.

by Bible Found in: Secrecy Quotes,
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If you wish another to keep your secret, first keep it to
yourself.

If you wish another to keep your secret, first keep it to
yourself.

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I pray you all,
If you have hitherto concealed this sight,
Let it be tenable in your read more

I pray you all,
If you have hitherto concealed this sight,
Let it be tenable in your silence still.
And whatsoever else shall hap to-night,
Give it an understanding but no tongue.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Secrecy Quotes,
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I usually get my stuff from people who promised somebody else that they would keep it a secret.

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

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But that I am forbid
To tell the secrets of my prison house,
I could a tale read more

But that I am forbid
To tell the secrets of my prison house,
I could a tale unfold whose lightest word
Would harrow up thy soul, freeze thy young blood,
Make thy two eyes like stars start from their spheres,
Thy knotted and combined locks to part,
And each particular hair to stand on end
Like quills upon the fretful porpentine.

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

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

by Elbert Hubbard Found in: Secrecy Quotes,
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When we desire to confine our words, we commonly say they are
spoken under the rose.
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When we desire to confine our words, we commonly say they are
spoken under the rose.
- Sir Thomas Browne,

by Sir Thomas Browne Found in: Secrecy Quotes,
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