A collection of the best secrets quotes that’ll remind you that keeping secrets can be tricky and show you how secrets can impact and affect you and the people around you.
There’s no denying that most of us have secrets. Secrets that we keep to ourselves or secrets that others asked us to keep.
Some say that having and keeping secrets is a bad thing while others also argue that each of us is entitled to keeping parts of our lives a mystery and hidden.
We have gathered the best secrets quotes and quotes about keeping secrets that’ll help you see clearly the consequences and advantages of secrets.
Secrets Quotes and Sayings
And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.
— Roald Dahl
Nobody on this earth is perfect. Everybody has their flaws; everybody has their dark secrets and vices.
— Juice Wrld
I’d learned that some things are best kept secret.
— Nicholas Sparks
Do not tell secrets to those whose faith and silence you have not already tested.
— Elizabeth I
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
— Benjamin Franklin
The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart.
— St. Jerome
The more you leave out, the more you highlight what you leave in.
— Henry Green
Confession is always weakness. The grave soul keeps its own secrets, and takes its own punishment in silence.
— Dorothy Dix
If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself.
— George Orwell
There are no secrets that time does not reveal.
— Jean Racine
I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone.
— Rainer Maria Rilke
A woman’s heart is a deep ocean of secrets.
— Gloria Stuart
Keeping secrets quotes
The best way of keeping a secret is to pretend there isn’t one.
— Margaret Atwood
Man is not what he thinks he is, he is what he hides.
— André Malraux
I thought about how there are two types of secrets: the kind you want to keep in, and the kind you don’t dare to let out.
— Ally Carter
With a secret like that, at some point the secret itself becomes irrelevant. The fact that you kept it does not.
— Sara Gruen
Secrets have a way of making themselves felt, even before you know there’s a secret.
— Jean Ferris
I feel bare. I didn’t realize I wore my secrets as armor until they were gone and now everyone sees me as I really am.
— Veronica Roth
Secrets have power, and that power diminishes when they are shared, so they are best kept and kept well. Sharing secrets, real secrets, important ones, with even one other person, will change them.
— Erin Morgenstern
As long as you keep secrets and suppress information, you are fundamentally at war with yourself…The critical issue is allowing yourself to know what you know. That takes an enormous amount of courage.
— Bessel A. van der Kolk
All secrets become deep. All secrets become dark. That’s in the nature of secrets.
— Cory Doctorow
Sometimes, the biggest secrets you can only tell a stranger.
— Michelle Hodkin
Word spread because word will spread. Stories and secrets fight, stories win, shed new secrets, which new stories fight, and on.
— China Miéville
The secret to strong security: less reliance on secrets.
— Whitfield Diffie
Famous Secrets Quotes
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.
A secret’s worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.
— Carlos Ruiz Zafón
To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly.
— Samuel Johnson
Lies and secrets, they are like a cancer in the soul. They eat away what is good and leave only destruction behind.
— Cassandra Clare
If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.
— Khalil Gibran
Nothing makes us so lonely as our secrets.
— Paul Tournier
A picture is a secret about a secret, the more it tells you the less you know.
— Diane Arbus
The only secrets are the secrets that keep themselves.
—George Bernard Shaw
It was almost comforting, this mutual acceptance of our secrets.
— Kiera Cass
Look in the mirror. The face that pins you with its double gaze reveals a chastening secret.
— Diane Ackerman
We dance round in a ring and suppose, but the secret sits in the middle and knows.
— Robert Frost
My secrets must be poetic to be believable.
— Mick Jagger
Quotes about secrets
If we knew each other’s secrets, what comforts we should find.
— John Churton Collins
Secrets are made to be found out with time.
— Charles Sanford
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
A real secret is something which only one person knows.
— Idries Shah
Those who find beauty in all of nature will find themselves at one with the secrets of life itself.
— L. Wolfe Gilbert
Secrets are the kind of adventure she needs. Secrets are safe, and they do much to make you different. On the inside where it counts.
— E.L. Konigsburg
Isn’t it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
— Orville Wright
The first rule in keeping secrets is nothing on paper.
— Thomas Powers
Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.
— Bryant H. McGill
Some secrets are meant to stay secret forever.
— Liane Moriarty
People want to see other’s secrets and get a peek into their lives.
Some secrets are better left at that as secrets.
— Candace Bushnell
More secrets quotes
If you would keep your secret from an enemy, tell it not to a friend.
— Benjamin Franklin
A secret is too little for one, enough for two, and too much for three.
— James Howell
To know that one has a secret is to know half the secret itself.
— Henry Ward Beecher
Don’t trust people who tell you other people’s secrets.
— Dan Howell
A good friend keeps your secrets for you. A best friend helps you keep your own secrets.
— Lauren Oliver
For every secret hangs in greater fear between the speaker’s mouth and hearer’s ear than any peril between cup and lip.
— Pedro Calderon de la Barca
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
The best secrets are the most twisted.
— Sara Shepard
The dead keep their secrets, and in a while we shall be as wise as they – and as taciturn.
— Alexander Smith
When I like people immensely I never tell their names to anyone. It is like surrendering a part of them. I have grown to love secrecy.
— Oscar Wilde
How can we expect another to keep our secret if we have been unable to keep it ourselves?
— Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Secrets are a part of life. Their mysteries make our world beautiful. Their depths inspire our hearts, intrigue our minds, and embrace our very souls.
— Imania Margria