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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 (1856-1939) Austrian fhysician. Founder of Psychoanalysis.

Whoever wishes to keep a secret must hide the fact that he possesses one.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832) German poet, novelist and dramatist.

Where secrecy or mystery begins, vice or roguery is not far off.

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) British author.

Nothing weighs on us so heavily as a secret.

Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695) French poet.

How can we accept another to keep our secret if we have been unable to keep it ourselves.

François de La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680) French writer.


Three can keep a secret if two are dead.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher.

What is told into the ear of a man is often heard a hundred miles away.

Chinese proverb

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

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) British author.

It is wise to disclose what cannot be concealed.

Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805) German dramatist, poet and historian.

Everyone is like a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.

Mark Twain (1835-1910) U.S. humorist, writer, and lecturer.