Secret Quotes

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Benjamin Franklin

“Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.”

George Orwell
“If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself.” 
Sara Shepard
“The best secrets are the most twisted” 
James Joyce
“Secrets, silent, stony sit in the dark palaces of both our hearts: secrets weary of their tyranny: tyrants willing to be dethroned.” 

― James Joyce


Secret Quotes

We the Beneficiaries of National Defense

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Martin Luther King Jr.

“A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.”
― Martin Luther King Jr.

George Orwell

“People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.”
― George Orwell

Winston Churchill

“We sleep safely at night because rough men stand ready to visit violence on those who would harm us.”
― Winston Churchill
Douglas MacArthur

“Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons.”
― Douglas MacArthur

We the Beneficiaries

What Did You Say?

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John Steinbeck

“But the Hebrew word, the word timshel—‘Thou mayest’— that gives a choice. It might be the most important word in the world. That says the way is open. That throws it right back on a man. For if ‘Thou mayest’—it is also true that ‘Thou mayest not.”
― John SteinbeckEast of Eden

George Orwell

“The greatest enemy of clear language is insincerity.”

― George Orwell

Jarod Kintz

“I’m bilingual, speaking English and body language. I prefer the latter.

― Jarod KintzThis is the best book I’ve ever written, and it still sucks

“What did you say?”

Quotes, We Have Quotes

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A photo showing head and shoulders of a middle-aged man with a slim moustache.

Orwell’s press card portrait, taken in 1933


Eric Arthur Blair 25 June 1903 MotihariBengal Presidency,British India
Died 21 January 1950 (aged 46) University College Hospital, London, England, United Kingdom
Resting place Sutton Courtenay, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Pen name George Orwell
Occupation Novelist, political writer and journalist

“The further a society drifts from the Truth, the more it will hate those that speak it.”


-George Orwell