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In Private quotes by DeForest Soaries
#1. Beyond that, states had to also have electronic voting machines that made it possible for people who are physically handicapped to vote in private ... and the computerized voting machine made it very easy for, particularly, the blind. #Quote by DeForest Soaries
In Private quotes by Michael Behe
#2. In private many scientists admit that science has no explanation for the beginning of life ... Darwin never imagined the exquisitely profound complexity that exists even at the most basic levels of life. #Quote by Michael Behe
In Private quotes by Christoph Spielberg
#3. have to wait for hours in the admitting room when you come in at night. They've learned that problem cases will be seen by five different specialists, that they'll get a real ECG and a pile of lab results, and even get X-rayed as a bonus - all within an hour or two of walking in the door. In private practice, such a rigorous battery of tests would take several stressful weeks, dozens of annoying phone calls, and countless hours reading dull magazines #Quote by Christoph Spielberg
In Private quotes by Brian Herbert
#4. Humans are different in private than in the presence of others. While the private persona merges into the social persona in varying degrees, the union is never complete. Something is always held back. #Quote by Brian Herbert
In Private quotes by Nathaniel Hawthorne
#5. Individuals in private life, meanwhile, had quite forgiven Hester Prynne for her frailty; nay, more, they had begun to look upon the scarlet letter as the token, not of that one sin for which she had borne so long and dreary a penance, but of her many good deeds since. #Quote by Nathaniel Hawthorne
In Private quotes by D. A. Carson
#6. The person who prays more in public than in private reveals that he is less interested in God's approval than in human praise. Not piety but a reputation for piety is his concern. #Quote by D. A. Carson
In Private quotes by Michel De Montaigne
#7. Decency, not to dare to do that in public which it is decent enough to do in private. #Quote by Michel De Montaigne
In Private quotes by Corey Reynolds
#8. In my case, I've always been interested in law enforcement. I've always dabbled in law enforcement in between gigs, quite honestly. Back before things really began to pop off for me, I would work in private security for companies and stuff. #Quote by Corey Reynolds
In Private quotes by Marsha Blackburn
#9. We don't need unelected federal agency bureaucrats in Washington telling our states what they can and can't do with respect to protecting their limited taxpayer dollars in private enterprises. #Quote by Marsha Blackburn
In Private quotes by David Eddings
#10. The policeman recognized me, but I suppose that's only natural. Silk was going to kill him, but I said no."
"Why?" Beldin asked bluntly.
"We were in the middle of a busy street for one thing. Killing somebody's the sort of thing you ought to do in private, wouldn't you say? #Quote by David Eddings
In Private quotes by Fran Lebowitz
#11. My desire to curtail undue freedom of speech extends only to such public areas as restaurants, airports, streets, hotel lobbies, parks, and department stores. Verbal exchanges between consenting adults in private are as of little interest to me as they probably are to them. #Quote by Fran Lebowitz
In Private quotes by Walter E. Williams
#12. School choice opponents are also dishonest when they speak of saving public schools. A Heritage Foundation survey found that 47 percent of House members and 51 percent of senators with school-age children enrolled them in private schools in 2001. Public school teachers enroll their children in private schools to a much greater extent than the general public, in some cities close to 50 percent. #Quote by Walter E. Williams
In Private quotes by Adoniram Judson
#13. Any known attempt at proselyting would be instantly amenable at a criminal tribunal and would probably be punished by the death of the proselyte and the banishment of the missionary. All efforts must be conducted in private and are therefore very limited. #Quote by Adoniram Judson
In Private quotes by Plato
#14. It's not from money that excellence comes, but from excellence money and the other things, all of them, come to be good for human beings, whether in private or in public life. #Quote by Plato
In Private quotes by Abbi Waxman
#15. Mystery readers were everywhere, voracious, highly partisan, and passionate. They were among the store's best customers, and unfailingly polite. In private they embraced a bloodthirsty desire for vengeance and the use of arcane poisons and sneaky sleuthing, but in public they were charming and generous. Romance readers tended to be fun and have strong opinions. Nonfiction readers asked a lot of questions and were easily amused. It was the serious novel folks and poetry fans you had to watch out for. #Quote by Abbi Waxman
In Private quotes by Elliot Chaze
#16. But about the gentleman thing." She waved her glass. "I want to make it plain as the nose on your face. I can stand anything in the book but gentlemen. Because I've spent a lot of time, too much time with them, and I know why gentlemen are what they are. They decide to be that way after they've tried all the real things and flopped at them. They've flopped at women. They've flopped at standing up on their hind legs and acting like men. So they become gentlemen. They've flopped at being individuals. So they say to themselves one fine morning: 'What can I be that's no trouble at all and that doesn't amount to a damned thing, but yet will make everyone look up to me?' The answer's simple. Be a gentleman. Take life flat on your back, cry in private, and then in a well-modulated voice. #Quote by Elliot Chaze
In Private quotes by Michael Faraday
#17. but let me, as an old man, who ought by this time to have profited by experience, say that when I was younger, I found I often misinterpreted the intentions of people, and found they did not mean what at the time I supposed they meant; and, further, that as a general rule, it was better to be a little dull of apprehension, where phrases seemed to imply pique, and quick in perception, when on the contrary they seemed to imply kindly feeling. The real truth never fails ultimately to appear; and opposing parties if wrong, are sooner convinced when replied to forbearingly, than when overwhelmed. All I mean to say is, that it is better to be blind to the results of partisanship, and quick to see good will. One has more happiness in oneself, in endeavoring to follow the things that make for peace. You can hardly imagine how often I have been heated in private when opposed, as I have thought unjustly and superciliously, and yet I have striven, and succeeded I hope, in keeping down replies of the like kind. And I know I have never lost by it. I would not say all this to you did I not esteem, you as a true philosopher and friend. #Quote by Michael Faraday
In Private quotes by Patrick O'Brian
#18. But I will tell you another misery that is not to be denied. In the common, natural course of events physicians, surgeons and apothecaries are faced with enormous demands for sympathy: they may come into immediate contact with half a dozen deeply distressing cases in a single day. Those who are not saints are in danger of running out of funds and becoming bankrupt; a state which deprives them of a great deal of their humanity. If the man is in private practice he is obliged to utter more or less appropriate words to preserve his connexion, his living;and the mere adoption of a compassionate face as you have no doubt observed goes some little way towards producing at least the ghost of pity. But our patients cannot leave us. They have no alternative. We are not required to put on a conciliating expression, for our inhumanity in no way affects our livelihood. We have a monopoly; and I believe that many of us pay a very ugly price for it in the long run. You must already have met a number of callous idle self-important self-indulgent hardhearted pragmatic brutes wherever the patients have no free choice. #Quote by Patrick O'Brian
In Private quotes by Samuel Parr
#19. To do evil is more within the reach of every man, in public as in private life, than to do good. #Quote by Samuel Parr
In Private quotes by Ben Jonson
#20. Spread yourself upon his bosom publicly, whose heart you would eat in private. #Quote by Ben Jonson
In Private quotes by Regina Brett
#21. I grew up Catholic. We went to confession on Saturday, stood in the shortest line, since it led to the priest who gave the easiest penance - usually a few Our Fathers and Hail Marys. We confessed in private, prayed our penance and our souls were clean. #Quote by Regina Brett
In Private quotes by Stewart Stafford
#22. It is often asked why the greatest performers are so timid in private. Confident people get attention naturally. Shy people must do something extraordinary or outrageous to have similar recognition. #Quote by Stewart Stafford
In Private quotes by Robert James Waller
#23. I sometimes have the feeling you've been here a long time, more than one lifetime, and that you've dwelt in private places none of the rest of us has even dreamed about. #Quote by Robert James Waller
In Private quotes by Sergio Chejfec
#24. In general, I know that when speaking of private and opposing worlds, one tends to refer to divided, sometimes even irreconcilable facets of personality or of the spirit, each with its corresponding secret value and its psychological, metaphysical, political, or simply practical- or even pathological- content. But in my case there was neither a moral nor existential disjunctive, what was more, I saw that my two worlds weren't separated in an equal or reciprocal way; neither did one world linger in the shadows or in private as the flip side of the other, the visible one, who knows which; nor would they seek to impose themselves over the other or to merge as one, but force or not, as tends to occur in these cases. Nothing of the sort; they seemed a nearly abnormal example of coexistence, of adaptive tendency and of absolute absence of contrasts. I took all this into consideration, and it seemed worrisome and insoluble. . . But an instant later I resigned myself, thinking that when all was said and done I ought to bow to these conditions, because just as we cannot choose our moment to be born, we also know nothing of the variable worlds we'll inhabit. #Quote by Sergio Chejfec
In Private quotes by Herbert Spencer
#25. That feelings of love and hate make rational judgments impossible in public affairs, as in private affairs, we can clearly enough see in others, though not so clearly in ourselves. #Quote by Herbert Spencer
In Private quotes by Twyla Tharp
#26. The more you fail in private, the less you will fail in public. #Quote by Twyla Tharp
In Private quotes by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
#27. Further, many writers and scholars speak in private, say, after half a bottle of wine, differently from the way they do in print. Their writing is certifiably fake, fake. And many of the problems of society come from the argument "other people are doing it." So if I call someone a dangerous ethically challenged fragilista in private after the third glass of Lebanese wine (white), I will be obligated to do so here. #Quote by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
In Private quotes by Ashlan Thomas
#28. This was it. I had front row seats to the beginning of Xander and Danielle. Tonight, he would kiss her if he hadn't already. Groping would ensue, and then removal of their clothes because they were in the way of the groping. Lips would be all over each other, hands touching parts only touched in private. Her blonde hair would spread over him as they moved like that in bed. Oh, they were going to have sex! The way they were dancing, they wouldn't even make it to a bed; it would be down in the fish room. Those poor fish wouldn't know it was coming, still happily sucking down their stinky flakes. They would scare the fish! #Quote by Ashlan Thomas
In Private quotes by Eartha Kitt
#29. When we want to have our own style of living, it is nobody's business but ours. What we do in private is our private business. #Quote by Eartha Kitt
In Private quotes by Mark Twain
#30. Custom is, to think a handsome thing in private but tame it down in the utterance. #Quote by Mark Twain
In Private quotes by Kresley Cole
#31. He can learn things about me through your blood. Can learn about my sister!" She briefly covered her mouth. "He can see everything we've done! I don't want that leech to know what we do in private."
Lothaire strolled up, making a scoffing sound. "As if I don't watch you two live from a distance. #Quote by Kresley Cole
In Private quotes by Barbara Kyle
#32. The night of the fireworks changed the course of many lives in England, though no one suspected the dark future as hundreds of courtiers stared, faces upturned in delight, at the starbursts of crimson, green, and gold that lit up the terraces, gardens, and pleasure grounds of Rosethorn House, the country home of Richard, Baron Thornleigh. That night, no one was more proud to belong to the baron's family than his eighteen-year-old ward, Justine Thornleigh; she had no idea that she would soon cause a deadly division in the family and ignite a struggle between two queens. Yet she was already, innocently, on a divergent path, for as Lord and Lady Thornleigh and their multitude of guests watched the dazzle of fireworks honoring the spring visit of Queen Elizabeth, Justine was hurrying away from the public gaiety. Someone had asked to meet her in private. #Quote by Barbara Kyle
In Private quotes by Theresa Caputo
#33. But for as long as I've done this, there are still times I'm blown away when souls drop in for a visit. I'll never forget when, during a group reading, I saw a man sitting at the end of the dining room table. He wanted me to tell the host that he knew she was concerned about her best friend's husband. Then he looked at me and said, "I'm going to be with my father now." I told this story to the group in real time, and the host, overwhelmed with emotion, excused herself and left the room upset. When she came back, she said that just forty minutes before the session began, her best friend called to say that her husband died and his last words in private were, "I'm going to be with my father now." Are you kidding me with this? If that's a parlor trick, I'm one hell of a magician. #Quote by Theresa Caputo
In Private quotes by Criss Jami
#34. Good friends will allow you to be as innocent and free as a child when in private, and as wise and mature as an adult when in public. #Quote by Criss Jami
In Private quotes by Thomas Jefferson
#35. Civil officials have no business meddling in private religious affairs. #Quote by Thomas Jefferson
In Private quotes by Brittany Howard
#36. I'm not that flashy in private; I'm usually pretty reserved. But on stage, it's about not being afraid of anything - of anyone judging you. It's one place you can be free. So why not sing as loud as you can, hoop and holler and jump around? A show is a moment. When it's done, it's over. I find that extremely liberating. #Quote by Brittany Howard
In Private quotes by Thomas Merton
#37. The Tower of the Spirit

The Spirit has an impregnable tower
Which no danger can disturb
As long as the tower is guarded
By the invisible Protector
Who acts unconsciously, and whose actions
Go astray when they become deliberate,
Reflexive, and intentional.

The unconscious
And entire sincerity of Tao
Are disturbed by any effort
At self-conscious demonstration.
All such demonstrations
Are lies.

When one displays himself
In this ambiguous way
The world storms in
and imprisons him.

He is no longer protected
by the sincerity of Tao.

Each new act
Is a new failure.

If his acts are done in public,
In broad daylight,
He will be punished by men.
If they are done in private
And in secret,
He will be punished
By spirits.

Let each one understand
The meaning of sincerity
and guard against display.

He will be at peace
with men and spirits
and will act rightly, unseen,
in his own solitude,
in the tower of his spirit. #Quote by Thomas Merton
In Private quotes by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
#38. Unless we have the courage to fight for a revival of wholesome reserve between man and man, we shall perish in an anarchy of human values ... . Socially it means the renunciation of all place-hunting, a break with the cult of the "star," an open eye both upwards and downwards, especially in the choice of one's more intimate friends, and pleasure in private life as well as courage to enter public life. Culturally it means a return from the newspaper and the radio to the book, from feverish activity to unhurried leisure, from dispersion to concentration, from sensationalism to reflection, from virtuosity to art, from snobbery to modesty, from extravagance to moderation. #Quote by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
In Private quotes by Nina Easton
#39. In 1992, Bill Clinton ran on a platform of 'ending welfare as we know it.' His political worldview, drawn from like-minded thinkers at the Democratic Leadership Council, was based in private sector growth and personal responsibility. #Quote by Nina Easton
In Private quotes by Tacitus
#40. The word liberty has been falsely used by persons who, being degenerately profligate in private life, and mischievous in public, had no hope left but in fomenting discord. #Quote by Tacitus
In Private quotes by Lisa Cach
#41. Some hopes were better nurtured in private, where the words of others could not harm them, and where disappointment could be borne free of the pitying gaze of friends. #Quote by Lisa Cach
In Private quotes by Jeff Goins
#42. Writing is active. It requires your fully conscious self. You need to show up and show us your gift. Until you do that, you're just practicing in private. Playing around. Kidding yourself. Don't do that. #Quote by Jeff Goins
In Private quotes by Oswald Chambers
#43. My worth to God in public is what I am in private. #Quote by Oswald Chambers
In Private quotes by Charles Handy
#44. Some of my unhappiest moments have been in organizations. Somehow it seems to be quite respectable to do things in organizations that you would never do in private life. I have had people insult me to my face in front of colleagues. I have had my feelings rammed down my throat on the pretext that it would do me good. I have been required to do things which I didn't agree with because the organization wished it ... In my worst moments I have thought organizations were places designed to be run by sadists and staffed by masochists. #Quote by Charles Handy
In Private quotes by Jennifer L. Armentrout
#45. Taking pity on me, Carissa kept her voice low. "You were calling out for Daemon."I dropped my face in my hands and moaned. "Oh, God."
Lesa giggled. "It was kind of cute."
A minute before the tardy bell rang, I felt an all-too-familiar warmth on my neck and glanced up. Daemon swaggered into class. Textbook-less as usual. He had a notebook, but I don't think he ever wrote anything in it. I was beginning to suspect our math teacher was an alien, because how else would Daemon get away with not doing a damn thing in class? He passed by without so much as a look.
I twisted around in my chair. "I need to talk to you."
He slid into his desk chair. "Okay."
"In private," I whispered.
His expression didn't change as he leaned back in his chair. "Meet me in the library at lunch. No one really goes in there. You know, with all those books and stuff. #Quote by Jennifer L. Armentrout
In Private quotes by Isabel Wilkerson
#46. By 1971, a quarter of the white students were in private schools, the white families paying tuition many could scarcely afford. Mothers went back to work to help cover tuition, "spent all their savings and forfeited luxuries and necessities in life," some splitting their children up and enduring the "expense and inconvenience of transporting the children long distances to and from school," according to the Mississippi-born scholar Mark Lowry, to avoid having their children sit in the same classroom with black children. In #Quote by Isabel Wilkerson
In Private quotes by Suzanne Vega
#47. The thing that is most interesting about people is the way they are when no one is looking at them or the way they are when they are in private. #Quote by Suzanne Vega
In Private quotes by James Madison
#48. That the foundation of our national policy should be laid in private morality. If individuals be not influenced by moral principles, it is in vain to look for public virtue; it is, therefore, the duty of legislators to enforce, both by precept and example, the utility, as well as the necessity, of a strict adherence to the rules of distributive justice. #Quote by James Madison
In Private quotes by Ian McKellen
#49. I think it's one thing to declare your sexuality, if you care about what that is. It's another thing to start talking in public about what you do in private and who you do it with. It's not that they [my significant others] don't want to be identified as gay, but that they don't want to be identified as ... with me. #Quote by Ian McKellen
In Private quotes by Jane Davitt
#50. Shit, Karl, you can't say that in front of a federal agent," Aiden protested, his eyes wide.
"I'm not. I'm saying it in private to my ... " Karl shrugged. "Boyfriend, partner, whatever the hell title you want, if fucktoy's not acceptable, and I'm guessing it isn't."
"It really isn't," Aiden said, a warning snap in his voice, "and neither is threatening to kill people. #Quote by Jane Davitt
In Private quotes by Anna Quindlen
#51. I feel about exercise the same way that I feel about a few other things: that there is nothing wrong with it if it is done in private by consenting adults. #Quote by Anna Quindlen
In Private quotes by J.M. Coetzee
#52. In private I observed that once in every generation, without fail, there is an episode of hysteria about the barbarians ... These dreams are the consequence of too much ease. Show me the barbarian army and I will believe. #Quote by J.M. Coetzee
In Private quotes by T.K. Leigh
#53. Maybe I had been subconsciously waiting to find a man who would treat me the way a woman deserved to be treated... like a queen in public and a goddess in private. #Quote by T.K. Leigh
In Private quotes by Niall Ferguson
#54. Investors tended to infer future changes in fiscal and monetary policy from political events, which were regularly reported in private correspondence, in newspapers and by telegraph agencies. Among the most influential bases for their inferences were three assumptions: that any war would disrupt trade and hence lower tax revenues for all governments; that direct involvement in war would increase a state's expenditure as well as reducing its tax revenues, leading to substantial new borrowings; and that the impact of war on the private sector would make it hard for monetary authorities in combatant countries to maintain the convertibility of paper banknotes into gold, thereby increasing the risk of inflation. #Quote by Niall Ferguson
In Private quotes by Henry Hazlitt
#55. Government-to-government foreign aid promotes statism, centralized planning, socialism, dependence, pauperization, inefficiency, and waste. It prolongs the poverty it is designed to cure. Voluntary private investment in private enterprise, on the other hand, promotes capitalism, production, independence, and self-reliance. #Quote by Henry Hazlitt
In Private quotes by Alan Alda
#56. So that's it. I've told you everything I know. Think clearly and think for yourself. Learn to use language to express those thoughts. Love somebody with all your heart. And with everyone, whether you love them or not, find out if you can be helpful. But really, it's even simpler than that. After all this time, and all these talks in public and in private, I think I get it now. If I were taking my friend Arnold's suggestion and spoke from my deathbed, I think I know what I'd say. I see now that I had my meaning all along, I just had to notice it. The meaning of life ... is life. Not noticing life is what's meaningless, even down to the last second. #Quote by Alan Alda
In Private quotes by Ashlee Vance
#57. The two men continue to despise each other today, although they must do so in private, as legally required. #Quote by Ashlee Vance
In Private quotes by Mark Twain
#58. Protestant parents still keep a Bible handy in the house, so that the children can study it, and one of the first things the little boys and girls learn is to be righteous and holy and not piss against the wall. They study those passages more than they study any others, except those which incite to masturbation. Those they hunt out and study in private. #Quote by Mark Twain
In Private quotes by Plato
#59. In the knowledgeable realm, the form of the good is the last thing to be seen, and it is reached only with difficulty. Once one has seen it, however, one must conclude that it is the cause of all that is correct and beautiful in anything, that it produces both light and its source in the visible realm, and that in the intelligible realm it controls and provides truth and understanding, so that anyone who is to act sensibly in private or public must see it. #Quote by Plato
In Private quotes by William Ralph Inge
#60. But the instinct of hoarding, like all other instincts, tends to become hypertrophied and perverted; and with the institution of private property comes another institution-that of plunder and brigandage. In private life, no motive of action is at present so powerful and so persistent as acquisitiveness, which unlike most other desires, knows no satiety. The average man is rich enough when he has a little more than he has got, and not till then. #Quote by William Ralph Inge
In Private quotes by Cari Beauchamp
#61. While Photoplay mused that "Strangely enough, women outrank men as continuity writers," it wasn't strange to them. Women had always found sanctuary in writing; it was accomplished in private and provided a creative vent when little was expected or accepted of a woman other than to be a good wife and mother. For Frances and her friends, a virtue was derived from oppression; with so little expected of them, they were free to accomplish much. They were drawn to a business that, for a time, not only allowed, but welcomed women. And Cleo Madison, Gene Gauntier, Lois Weber, Ruth Ann Baldwin, Dorothy Arzner, Margaret Booth, Blanche Sewall, Anne Bauchens, and hundreds of other women flocked to Hollywood, where they could flourish, not just as actresses or writers, but also as directors, producers, and editors. With few taking moviemaking seriously as a business, the doors were wide open to women. #Quote by Cari Beauchamp
In Private quotes by Martin Scorsese
#62. Always get to the set or the location early, so that you can be all alone and draw your inspiration for the blocking and the setups in private and quiet. In one sense, it's about protecting yourself; in another sense, it's about always being open to surprise, even from the set, because there may be some detail that you hadn't noticed. I think this is crucial. There are many pictures that seem good in so many ways except one: They lack a sense of surprise, they've never left the page. #Quote by Martin Scorsese
In Private quotes by Gia Coppola
#63. I went to a private all-girls school where I didn't feel I fit in. #Quote by Gia Coppola
In Private quotes by Thomas Sowell
#64. Whites walk on eggshells for fear of being called racists, while many blacks are preoccupied with protecting the image of black students, rather than protecting their future by telling the blunt truth. It is understandable that some people are concerned about image, about what in private life might be expressed as: "What will the neighbors think?" But, when your children are dying, you don't worry about what the neighbors think. #Quote by Thomas Sowell
In Private quotes by Simone Elkeles
#65. We kiss all the time." I clear my throat, then add, "We just ... do it in private."
"A smug expression crosses his face. "I don't buy it for a second, 'cause if you were my girlfriend and a stud like me was livin' in your house, I'd kiss you in front of the guy every chance I got as a reminder."
"A reminder of w-w-what?"
"That you were mine. #Quote by Simone Elkeles
In Private quotes by Moliere
#66. To create a public scandal is what's wicked; to sin in private is not a sin. #Quote by Moliere
In Private quotes by J.K. Rowling
#67. I need to talk to you in private," Harry muttered to Ron and Hermione as the train picked up speed. "Go away, Ginny," said Ron. "Oh, that's nice," said Ginny huffily, and she stalked off. #Quote by J.K. Rowling
In Private quotes by Francis De Sales
#68. There is always more profit and more consolation in the public Offices of the Church than in private acts of devotion, God having willed to give the preference to communion in prayer over all individual action. #Quote by Francis De Sales
In Private quotes by Chad Harbach
#69. For Schwartz this formed the paradox at the heart of baseball, or football, or any other sport. You loved it because you considered it an art: an apparently pointless affair, undertaken by people with special aptitude, which sidestepped attempts to paraphrase its value yet somehow seemed to communicate something true or even crucial about The Human Condition. The Human Condition being, basically, that we're alive and have access to beauty, can even erratically create it, but will someday be dead and will not.
Baseball was an art, but to excel at it you had to become a machine. It didn't matter how beautifully you performed SOMETIMES, what you did on your best day, how many spectacular plays you made. You weren't a painter or a writer
you didn't work in private and discard your mistakes, and it wasn't just your masterpieces that counted. #Quote by Chad Harbach
In Private quotes by Iris Murdoch
#70. To overthrow a tyrant, whether in public or in private, one must learn to hate. #Quote by Iris Murdoch
In Private quotes by Christie Brinkley
#71. In private, I may wear a bikini, but at the public beach with my kids, I would change bathing suits because they do not want to be hanging out with some old broad in a bikini. #Quote by Christie Brinkley
In Private quotes by Mark Twain
#72. I am personally acquainted with hundreds of journalists, and the opinion of the majority of them would not be worth tuppence in private, but when they speak in print it is the newspaper that is talking (the pygmy scribe is not visible) and then their utterances shake the community like the thunders of prophecy. #Quote by Mark Twain
In Private quotes by Dru Pagliassotti
#73. Huh? Oh you have a hidden agenda, do you?" She laughed. His straight-faced humor always surprised her. "You promised me you didn't."
"There is nothing hidden about it," he replied. My objective is obvious. I've decided I'd rather have you describe me as 'sweet' than a 'slagging pain in the tailset.'"
"Really?"
"Well ... " he looked up from the bag. "Maybe not in public."
"I might be able to confine myself to saying it in private, if you gave me a reason." Taya met his eyes, and he blushed. #Quote by Dru Pagliassotti
In Private quotes by Thomas Jefferson
#74. Everything predicted by the enemies of banks, in the beginning, is now coming to pass. We are to be ruined now by the deluge of bank paper. It is cruel that such revolutions in private fortunes should be at the mercy of avaricious adventurers, who, instead of employing their capital, if any they have, in manufactures, commerce, and other useful pursuits, make it an instrument to burden all the interchanges of property with their swindling profits, profits which are the price of no useful industry of theirs. #Quote by Thomas Jefferson
In Private quotes by Edwin Louis Cole
#75. Prayer in private results in boldness in public. #Quote by Edwin Louis Cole
In Private quotes by Mary Robertson
#76. While Diana remained poised and calm in front of the press, in private she cared desperately about Prince Charles and the outcome of the courtship. She expressed her concern to me: "I will simply die if this doesn't work out. I won't be able to show my face. #Quote by Mary Robertson
In Private quotes by Jandy Nelson
#77. I'm in self-imposed exile, cradled between split branches, in my favorite tree in the woods behind school. I've been coming here every day at lunch, hiding out until the bell rings, whittling words into the branches with my pen, allowing my heart to break in private. #Quote by Jandy Nelson
In Private quotes by Samuel Johnson
#78. People may be taken in once, who imagine that an author is greater in private life than other men. #Quote by Samuel Johnson
In Private quotes by Samuel Adams
#79. He who is void of virtuous attachments in private life is, or very soon will be, void of all regard for his country. There is seldom an instance of a man guilty of betraying his country, who had not before lost the feeling of moral obligations in his private connections. #Quote by Samuel Adams
In Private quotes by Myles Munroe
#80. Great leaders have no need for reputation. Reputation is what you are in public. Character is who you are in private. #Quote by Myles Munroe
In Private quotes by Frederic Bastiat
#81. If abnegation has indeed so many charms for you, why do you fail to practice it in private life? Society will be grateful to you, for someone, at least, will reap the fruit; but to desire to impose it upon mankind as a principle is the very height of absurdity, for the abnegation of all is the sacrifice of all, which is evil erected into a theory. #Quote by Frederic Bastiat
In Private quotes by Meg Rosoff
#82. Not to mention the loneliness. And at the same time, the crowdedness. The never being really alone, just to think, to rest or to do something private - anything private. You can`t even got to toilet in private. And if you want company, real company, not just people hanging about making a noise, that`s when you realize how lonely you are. #Quote by Meg Rosoff
In Private quotes by Rick Falkvinge
#83. Either we, as a society, decide that copyright is the greater value to society, and take active steps to give up private communications as a concept. Either that, or we decide that the ability to communicate in private, without constant monitoring by authorities, has the greater value - in which case copyright will have to give way. #Quote by Rick Falkvinge
In Private quotes by Edward Gibbon
#84. The present is a fleeting moment, the past is no more; and our prospect of futurity is dark and doubtful. This day may possibly be my last: but the laws of probability, so true in general, so fallacious in particular, still allow about fifteen years. I shall soon enter into the period which, as the most agreeable of his long life, was selected by the judgement and experience of the sage Fontenelle. His choice is approved by the eloquent historian of nature, who fixes our moral happiness to the mature season in which our passions are supposed to be calmed, our duties fulfilled, our ambition satisfied, our fame and fortune established on a solid basis. In private conversation, that great and amiable man added the weight of his own experience; and this autumnal felicity might be exemplified in the lives of Voltaire, Hume, and many other men of letters. I am far more inclined to embrace than to dispute this comfortable doctrine. I will not suppose any premature decay of the mind or body; but I must reluctantly observe that two causes, the abbreviation of time, and the failure hope, will always tinge with a browner shade the evening of life.
...The warm desires, the long expectations of youth, are founded on the ignorance of themselves and of the world: they are generally damped by time and experience, by disappointment or possession; and after the middle season the crowd must be content to remain at the foot of the mountain: while the few who have climbed the summit aspire t #Quote by Edward Gibbon
In Private quotes by George McGovern
#85. No man should advocate a course in private that he's ashamed to admit in public. #Quote by George McGovern
In Private quotes by Rowan Williams
#86. The Reformation was an attempt to put the Bible at the heart of the Church again
not to give it into the hands of private readers. The Bible was to be seen as a public document, the charter of the Church's life; all believers should have access to it because all would need to know the common language of the Church and the standards by which the Church argued about theology and behaviour. The huge Bibles that were chained up in English churches in the sixteenth century were there as a sign of this. It was only as the rapid development of cheap printing advanced that the Bible as a single affordable volume came to be within everyone's reach as something for individuals to possess and study in private. The leaders of the Reformation would have been surprised to be associated with any move to encourage anyone and everyone to form their own conclusions about the Bible. For them, it was once again a text to be struggled with in the context of prayer and shared reflection. #Quote by Rowan Williams
In Private quotes by Barbara Kingsolver
#87. I believe with all my heart in delivering on my contract with my readers. They've got plenty of other things to do, so I had better give them a reason to turn every one of these 550 pages. This is my promise: I solemnly swear I'll make you laugh out loud at least once, cry a little in private, and burn whatever you left on the stove. #Quote by Barbara Kingsolver
In Private quotes by Sergio De La Pava
#88. It's hard to imagine any group of people being held in less esteem than we are by our clients. The overwhelming majority of them feel that we are either bumbling incompetents
after all if we're otherwise why aren't we in private practice making real money?
or, even worse, actively conspiring with the DA against them as evidenced by the fact that we know and appear to act friendly towards a lot of these people who are prosecuting them. #Quote by Sergio De La Pava
In Private quotes by Timothy Noah
#89. An orthodox belief in big government's inefficiency cannot coexist with an orthodox belief in private industry's inability to compete with big government. #Quote by Timothy Noah
In Private quotes by Thomas Jefferson
#90. I place economy among the first and most important virtues and public debt as the greatest dangers to be feared ... We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. We must make our choice between economy and liberty or profusion and servitude ... The same prudence which in private life would forbid our paying money for unexplained projects, forbids it in the disposition of public money. We are endeavoring to reduce the government to the practice of rigid economy to avoid burdening the people. #Quote by Thomas Jefferson
In Private quotes by Chester Barnard
#91. I think we left out one of the really important elements contributing to the dynamism of society, and that is the right to privacy. I mean something more than the right to shave in private. I mean the right to join what I want to join, to do what I want to do, or not to do what I might do without giving anyone a reason, either in advance or afterwards. That does not mean that I am seeking for irresponsibility socially. #Quote by Chester Barnard
In Private quotes by Thomas Paine
#92. And as to you, Sir, treacherous in private friendship and a hypocrite in public life, the world will be puzzled to decide whether you are an apostate or an impostor; whether you have abandoned good principles, or whether you ever had any. #Quote by Thomas Paine
In Private quotes by Heinz Heger
#93. All of them, before their imprisonment in concentration camps, had been decent people in private life, many indeed highly respected citizens, who had never come up against the law, but were set apart only by their homosexual feelings. Al of these otherwise decent people had been assembled here, in this melting pot of disgrace and torment, for extermination through back-breaking labor, hunger, and torture. None of them were child molesters or had had sex with children or adolescents, as all of these had a green triangle. Were we with our pink triangle really outrageous criminals and "degenerates", a menace to society? #Quote by Heinz Heger
In Private quotes by Milan Kundera
#94. In times when history still moved slowly, events were few and far between and easily committed to memory. They formed a commonly accepted backdrop for thrilling scenes of adventure in private life. Nowadays, history moves at a brisk clip. A historical event, though soon forgotten, sparkles the morning after with the dew of novelty. No longer a backdrop, it is now the adventure itself, an adventure enacted before the backdrop of the commonly accepted banality of private life. #Quote by Milan Kundera
In Private quotes by Craig Brown
#95. Historians are the consummate hairdressers of the literary world: cooing in public, catty in private. #Quote by Craig Brown
In Private quotes by Jenny Jay
#96. I sent my ex-husband a bully card: You held hate in one heart and spoke niceties with the other, you laid warm hands upon me in public and wounded me in private, your noble face hid your filthy ways, and your sorrow was but laughter. #Quote by Jenny Jay
In Private quotes by Robert Black
#97. It's relatively easy to act nice and normal in front of a crowd, or in public. The tricky part is doing it in private. #Quote by Robert Black
In Private quotes by William Makepeace Thackeray
#98. But, without preaching, the truth may surely be borne in mind, that the bustle, and triumph, and laughter, and gaiety which Vanity Fair exhibits in public, do not always pursue the performer into private life, and that the most dreary depression of spirits and dismal repentances sometimes overcome him. Recollection of the best ordained banquets will scarcely cheer sick epicures. Reminiscences of the most becoming dresses and brilliant ball triumphs will go very little way to console faded beauties. Perhaps statesmen, at a particular period of existence, are not much gratified at thinking over the most triumphant divisions; and the success or the pleasure of yesterday becomes of very small account when a certain (albeit uncertain) morrow is in view, about which all of us must some day or other be speculating. O brother wearers of motley! Are there not moments when one grows sick of grinning and tumbling, and the jingling of cap and bells? This, dear friends and companions, is my amiable object--to walk with you through the Fair, to examine the shops and the shows there; and that we should all come home after the flare, and the noise, and the gaiety, and be perfectly miserable in private. #Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray
In Private quotes by Lisa Kleypas
#99. The simple action of pulling her body against his was strangely satisfying, like a puzzle piece snapping neatly into place. She gave a low cry, automatically clutching at his arm. The loose lock of fine blond hair blew across Nick's face, and the fresh, faintly salty fragrance of female skin rose to his nostrils. The scent made his mouth water. Nick was startled by his instant reaction to her- he had never experienced such a visceral response to a woman. He wanted to leap from the wall and carry her off like one of the wolves that had once roamed the medieval forests, and find some place to devour his prey in private. #Quote by Lisa Kleypas
In Private quotes by Philippe Aries
#100. An acceptable death is a death which can be accepted or tolerated by the survivors. It has its antithesis: 'the embarrassingly graceless dying,' which embarrasses the survivors because it causes too strong an emotion to burst forth; and emotions must be avoided both in the hospital and everywhere in society. One does not have the right to become emotional other than in private, that is to say, secretly. #Quote by Philippe Aries
In Private quotes by Lynn Coady
#101. I don't even like to cry in private. #Quote by Lynn Coady
In Private quotes by Soman Chainani
#102. (Sophie did a few yoga poses to stretch until she saw Tedros gawking and decided yoga was best done in private.) It #Quote by Soman Chainani
In Private quotes by Wendell Berry
#103. However destructive may be the policies of the government and the methods and products of the corporations, the root of the problem is always found to be found in private life. We must learn to see that every problem that concerns us as conservationists always leads straight to the question of how we live. The world is being destroyed, no doubt about it, by the greed of the rich and powerful. It is also being destroyed by popular demand. #Quote by Wendell Berry
In Private quotes by Swami Vivekananda
#104. Have fire and spread all over. Work, work. Be the servant while leading, be unselfish, and never listen to one friend in private accusing another. Have infinite patience, and success is yours. #Quote by Swami Vivekananda
In Private quotes by Allen Ginsberg
#105. Poetry is the one place where people can speak their original human mind. It is the outlet for people to say in public what is known in private. #Quote by Allen Ginsberg
In Private quotes by Rutherford B. Hayes
#106. My ambition for station was always easily controlled. If the place came to me it was welcome. But it never seemed to me worth seeking at the cost of self-respect, or independence. My family were not historic; they were well-to-do, did not hold or seek office. It was easy for me to be contented in private life. An honor was no honor to me, if obtained by my own seeking. #Quote by Rutherford B. Hayes
In Private quotes by Tom Stoppard
#107. Inside where nothing shows, I am the essence of a man spinning double-headed coins, and betting against himself in private atonement for an unremembered past. #Quote by Tom Stoppard
In Private quotes by Laurie Penny
#108. Nothing frustrates me so much as watching young women at the start of their lives wasting years in succession on lacklustre, unappreciative, boring child-men who were only ever looking for a magic girl to show off to their friends, a girl who would in private be both surrogate mother and sex partner. I've been that girl. It's no fun being that girl. That girl doesn't get to have the kind of adventures you really ought to be having in your teens and twenties. It's not that her dreams and plans don't matter, but they always matter slightly less than the boy's, because that's what boys are taught to expect - that their girlfriend is there to play a supporting role in their life. #Quote by Laurie Penny
In Private quotes by Mark Lawrence
#109. It's always better to sit on your dignity in private than to stand on it in public. #Quote by Mark Lawrence
In Private quotes by Diane Setterfield
#110. It gave me a queer feeling. Yesterday or the day before, while I had been going about my business, quietly and in private, some unknown person ― some stranger ― had gone to the trouble of marking my name on this envelope. #Quote by Diane Setterfield
In Private quotes by Nicole Peeler
#111. They were paragons of conservative propriety in public, but in private they swung like pinatas. #Quote by Nicole Peeler
In Private quotes by James MacDonald
#112. All I can say is Bishop Jakes would not currently accept the designation of Prosperity Preacher or Word of Faith Preacher as an accurate description of what he believes currently. Now his ministry will have to bear that out. I'm not here to defend him or stick up for his various errors. And I don't want to minimize error that is significant. All I'm saying is that he, as of two weeks ago, would not accept those terms, in private conversation, as accurate descriptors of what he believes. #Quote by James MacDonald
In Private quotes by Robert A. Heinlein
#113. Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards. #Quote by Robert A. Heinlein
In Private quotes by Franz Boas
#114. We all know scientists who in private life do not come up to the standard of truthfulness, but who, nevertheless, would not consciously falsify the results of their researches. #Quote by Franz Boas
In Private quotes by Jennifer Niven
#115. A lake. A prayer. It's so lovely to be lovely in Private -Finch #Quote by Jennifer Niven
In Private quotes by Jojo Moyes
#116. Marriage is a decades-long experiment, conducted mostly in private; a test of will in the face of unexpected obstacles. #Quote by Jojo Moyes
In Private quotes by Star Jones
#117. Sometimes when, you know, God tries to correct you in private and if you don't catch it he'll correct you in public. #Quote by Star Jones
In Private quotes by Joe Pantoliano
#118. In private some critics have come up to me afterwards and told me they honestly enjoyed the movie. Then they'd tell me that they're still going to have to write it up negatively. #Quote by Joe Pantoliano
In Private quotes by Plato
#119. My dear Homer, if you are really only once removed from the truth, with reference to virtue, instead of being twice removed and the manufacturer of a phantom, according to our definition of an imitator, and if you need to be able to distinguish between the pursuits which make men better or worse, in private and in public, tell us what city owes a better constitution to you, as Lacedaemon owes hers to Lycurgus, and as many cities, great and small, owe theirs to many other legislators? What state attributes to you the benefits derived from a good code of laws? Italy and Sicily recognize Charondas in this capacity, and we solon. But what state recognizes you. #Quote by Plato
In Private quotes by Thomas Dewey
#120. No man should be in public office who can't make more money in private life. #Quote by Thomas Dewey
In Private quotes by Sahil Banga
#121. Success always hugs you in private,
but failure slaps you in the public... #Quote by Sahil Banga
In Private quotes by Neetha Joseph
#122. 1970's was a time when English medium schools left such a distinctive impression in the field of education that middle-class parents with unexceptional income clamoured for admissions in private schools even before the birth of their offsprings. One occasion when catholicity genuinely assisted parents was when obtaining a spot for their children at catholic schools despite intense competition. #Quote by Neetha Joseph
In Private quotes by Carolyn Brown
#123. So what's your secret?" Jed asked. "There's two secrets, son. One is to love your woman, not with your whole heart but with your soul. If you got an inklin' that you aren't finished chasin' skirts, then you ain't ready to settle down anyway. The other is to respect your woman." Everett poured coffee from the thermos into his cup. "That's different from loving her. That means you don't belittle her, not in front of other people or in private. Your job is to not only make her feel like she's gorgeous but to know in your heart that she really is and to drop down on your knees every once in a while and thank God that he put her in your life. You do those things and you'll be just fine. If you don't, somebody else will and you'll lose the best thing that ever happened to you." "Good #Quote by Carolyn Brown
In Private quotes by Amy Tan
#124. But we're already uncomfortable," Dwight retorted. "And we are at risk! Don't you realize where we are? We're in the fucking jungle. We already had malaria. What's next? Snakebite? Typhus? When do we factor us into the equation for what we do?"

He had brought up their unspoken worries and a series of morally ugly questions. Whom do you save? Can you save both? Or do you save only yourself? Do you do nothing and risk nothing, or die from whatever happens to come along as you sit on a log waiting for whatever comes?

They agitated over the questions in private thought, wishing to forget morals and just be out of this place. Who else had discarded morals and saved themselves? Could they live with themselves later? If they put away the concerns of the Lajamee, how soon would they push aside one another's welfare? At what point do people resort to "every man for himself"? #Quote by Amy Tan
In Private quotes by Thomas Szasz
#125. There is a fundamental similarity between the persecution of individuals who engage in consenting homosexual activity in private, or who ingest, inject, or smoke various substances that alter their feelings and thoughts and the traditional persecution of men for their religion ... What all of these persecutions have in common is that the victims are harassed by the majority not because they engage in overtly aggressive or destructive acts, ... but because their conduct or appearance offends a group intolerant to and threatened by human differences. #Quote by Thomas Szasz
In Private quotes by John Selden
#126. The Hall was the place where the great lord used to eat ... He ate not in private, except in time of sickness ... Nay, the king himself used to eat in the Hall, and his lords sat with him, and he understood men. #Quote by John Selden
In Private quotes by Thomas Jefferson
#127. The same prudence which in private life would forbid our paying our own money for unexplained projects, forbids it in the dispensation of the public moneys. #Quote by Thomas Jefferson
In Private quotes by Emma Hart
#128. I'm the best kind of gentleman, darlin'. I'm polite in public and filthy in private." I #Quote by Emma Hart
In Private quotes by Jeff VanderMeer
#129. Or maybe I was trying to break out of my skin, thinking about how my parents had been actors in roles and the roles were to be my father and mother-and the reason I could see those as roles was that in such extremes, in private, they must have let down their guard and expressed their doubts, their fears, the extent of their despair or hopelessness as our situation worsened and the world revealed the outlines of its true harshness. But because of me, there were whole eternities of hours each day when they had to pretend otherwise, and how I wish I could go back and tell them not to do that. That all I wanted was to see their true selves, remember their true selves. #Quote by Jeff VanderMeer
In Private quotes by Thomas A Kempis
#130. Be faithful to your secret place, and it will become your closest friend and bring you much comfort. In silence and stillness a devout person grows spiritually and learns the hidden things of the Bible. Tears shed there bring cleansing. God draws near to the one who withdraws for a while. It is better for you to look after yourself this way in private than to perform wonders in public while neglecting your soul. #Quote by Thomas A Kempis
In Private quotes by Samuel Smiles
#131. The tiniest bits of opinion sown in the minds of children in private life afterwards issue forth to the world, and become its public opinion; for nations are gathered out of nurseries. #Quote by Samuel Smiles
In Private quotes by Eli Wiesel
#132. Anguish. German soldiers--with their steel helmets and their death's-head emblem. Still, our first impression of the Germans were rather reassuring. The officers were billeted in private homes, even in Jewish homes. Their attitude toward their hosts was distant but polite. They never demanded the impossible, made no offensive remarks, and sometimes even smiled at the lady of the house. A German officer lodged in the Kahns' house across the street from us. We were told he was a charming man, calm, likable, and polite. Three days after he moved in, he brought Mrs. Kahn a box of chocolates. The optimists were jubilant: "Well? What did we tell you? You wouldn't believe us. There they are, your Germans. What do you say now? Where is their famous cruelty?

The Germans were already in our town, the Fascists were already in power, the verdict was already out--and the Jews of Sighet were still smiling. #Quote by Eli Wiesel
In Private quotes by Pamela Morsi
#133. She was Grandma Will. That term felt foreign and unfitting to the relationship they had. She wondered if her father had ever called her Mother, Ma, Mom, Mama? Maybe in private he might have, but to the world, all the world, it was Aunt Will. #Quote by Pamela Morsi
In Private quotes by Karen Russell
#134. But until we are old ladies- a cypress age, a Sawtooth age- I will continue to link arms with her, in public, in private, in a panic of love. #Quote by Karen Russell
In Private quotes by Sarah J. Maas
#135. He took my hand, interlacing our fingers. "We can make whatever rules we want. You have every right to question me, push me - both in private and in public." A snort. "Of course, if you decide to truly kick my ass, I might request that it's done behind closed doors so I don't have to suffer centuries of teasing, but - #Quote by Sarah J. Maas
In Private quotes by Tessa Bailey
#136. How about Oversized Dickhead?"
He shrugged. "Didn't hear you complaining about my oversized - "
She shot to her feet, jostling the table. "Can I speak with you in private?"
"You need it right now?" He feigned exasperation. "We're in the middle of dinner, woman. You're insatiable. #Quote by Tessa Bailey
In Private quotes by Donna Lynn Hope
#137. Not only are the poorest people the most generous but they don't expect anything in return, least of all recognition from others by means of showing off or posting a humble brag like so many from average society do and you can identify these people through the abundance of photos they post, literally with their hands in the air, showing off what they've done for the "less fortunate." I guess they missed the part where God said to be humble and to do good works in private. #Quote by Donna Lynn Hope
In Private quotes by Norman F. Cantor
#138. It was not until 1948 that Cambridge University stopped requiring a knowledge of classical (ancient) Greek as a prerequisite for admission. This requirement was based not only on the intrinsic merits of ancient Greek literature and philosophy. Knowledge of Greek was a screening device to keep out the less affluent, who attended British state schools, where Greek was less likely to be taught than in private schools. #Quote by Norman F. Cantor
In Private quotes by R.N. Prasher
#139. I am willing to contribute for a grand tombstone for Political Correctness (PC). This mouthplug has made us cowards, afraid to exercise our freedom of expression. It has stifled frank exchange of ideas and has made debates one-sided and pre-concluded. It has given strength to ideas which cannot defend themselves in an open debate. PC may be acceptable in private space but it is diastrous in public space as it makes that public space an oxymoron by making it restricted to only the "acceptable". Democracy is about competitive ideas and PC is undemocratic as it discounts the possibility of a level playing field. All growth of ideas is through cross fertilisation and PC leads to degeneration of ideas by restricting the process to inbreeding. Only those who use weakness as leverage to gain advantage without effort or have an hidden agenda will root for PC. It is the tool of the lazy and the devious. My offer for its tombstone stands. #Quote by R.N. Prasher
In Private quotes by Oscar Wilde
#140. It is a very poor consolation to be told that the man who has given one a bad dinner, or poor wine, is irreproachable in private life. Even the cardinal virtues cannot atone for half-cold entrees. #Quote by Oscar Wilde
In Private quotes by John Adams
#141. The foundations of national morality must be laid in private families. #Quote by John Adams
In Private quotes by Randy Alcorn
#142. Spurgeon used his wit to provoke laughter in private and in public. He said in one of his sermons, "If by a laugh I can make men see the folly of an error better than in any other way, they shall laugh. #Quote by Randy Alcorn
In Private quotes by Solon
#143. Chide a friend in private and praise him in public. #Quote by Solon
In Private quotes by Dean Kamen
#144. Sometimes we crash and burn. It's better to do it in private. #Quote by Dean Kamen
In Private quotes by Royce Gracie
#145. People that don't know and hear about it, they start to think that all the people that do jiu-jitsu smokes pot, is a drug addict. Here I am fighting for something good, and the guy is fighting for something bad, in my point of view. I can't agree with that, what he represents. Nothing to do with his jiu-jitsu, his school. If you want to do something like that, do it in private. Keep it to yourself. #Quote by Royce Gracie
In Private quotes by Thomas Merton
#146. The Bible is not primarily a written or printed text to be scrutinized in private, in a scholar's study or a contemplative cell. It is a body of oral messages, announcements, prophecies, promulgations, recitals, histories, songs of praise, lamentations, etc., which are meant either to be uttered or at least read aloud, or chanted, or sung, or recited in a community convoked for the purpose of a living celebration. #Quote by Thomas Merton
In Private quotes by Jennifer Echols
#147. I need to explain all this to Adam in private. I can't get McGillicuddy to explain it to him. Something will be lost in translation."
"Well, excuse me that I can't look at him all googly-eyed," my brother said.
"And he's liable to punch you," I said. #Quote by Jennifer Echols
In Private quotes by Anthony Powell
#148. The exercise of powerful 'charm' is, in any case, more appreciated in public than in private life, exacting, as it does, almost as heavy demands on the receiver as the transmitter, demands often too onerous to be weighed satisfactorily against the many other, all too delicate, requirements of married life. #Quote by Anthony Powell
In Private quotes by Kiersten White
#149. Lend stood staring blankly at the shelves of food. Arianna had sneaked upstairs to eat - or rather, drink - in private. "I have no idea what to make. I'm too exhausted to think."
"You have no right to be tired. And I never want to see you asleep ever again. I had enough of that for a lifetime these past few days."
"Allow me to take over," Jack said, striding into the kitchen. He nudged Lend out of the way and started pulling out a huge pile of ingredients.
"Can you even cook?"
"If Lend had let me make him an omelet earlier, that question would already be answered."
Lend sat next to me, leaning over and putting his arm under my head as a pillow against the counter. "Remind me again why we trust him now?"
"Because we need all the help we can get. And I think he really is sorry. And a lot of people are going to depend on him of all the faeries leave."
Jack furiously chopped vegetables. "Captain Dependable! Wait, we vetoed that one. The Divine Door Maker? Too much? Hmm . . . Handsome Hero, but maybe I should move away from alliteration. Something sleek. Our Lord and Master Jack."
Lend rolled his eyes and gave me a seriously-can-I-just-beat-him-to-a-pulp look. #Quote by Kiersten White
In Private quotes by Juana Ines De La Cruz
#150. Who has forbidden women to engage in private and individual studies? Have they not a rational soul as men do? ... I have this inclination to study and if it is evil I am not the one who formed me thus - I was born with it and with it I shall die. #Quote by Juana Ines De La Cruz
In Private quotes by Tim Field
#151. The Bully has a Jekyll and Hyde nature - is vile, vicious and vindictive in private, but innocent and charming in front of witnesses; no-one can (or wants to) believe this individual has a vindictive nature - only the current target of the serial bully's aggression sees both sides; whilst the Jekyll side is described as "charming" and convincing enough to deceive personnel, management and a tribunal, the Hyde side is frequently described as "evil"; Hyde is the real person, Jekyll is an act. #Quote by Tim Field
In Private quotes by Steven J. Lawson
#152. For Edwards, George Claghorn writes, the "Resolutions" were "neither pious hopes, romantic dreams, nor legalistic rules."4 Instead, they were intensely positive and practical, comprising "instructions for life, maxims to be followed in all respects."5 The "Resolutions" reveal Edwards' "strong sense of duty and discipline, in private and public matters, in intellect and spirituality."6 Collectively, they form an emphatic statement, Stephen Nichols notes, of how he sought to "chart out his life - his relationships, his conversations, his desires, his activities."7 #Quote by Steven J. Lawson
In Private quotes by Jennifer Niven
#153. I am on the highest branch.
We are written in paint.
I believe in signs.
The glow of Ultraviolet.
A lake. A prayer. It's so lovely to be lovely in Private. #Quote by Jennifer Niven
In Private quotes by Zach Galifianakis
#154. I'm the most mellow person offstage. I think it's just, going onstage lets me get out some frustration that I'm too shy to do in real life. Instead of doing it in private, I'd rather do it in front of 1,000 people who've paid $25 to see me lose my mind. #Quote by Zach Galifianakis
In Private quotes by Laurel Nakadate
#155. I think most interesting people are socially awkward even if they're able to hide it most of the time. If Henry Darger hadn't been a shut-in would we love him so much? Any act that we do in private is amazing and profound because it is private. You don't have to worry about being socially awkward in the privacy of your own home ... well, unless I show up. #Quote by Laurel Nakadate
In Private quotes by Ludwig Von Mises
#156. The socialists are sometimes wont to reproach liberalism with a lack of
consistency, It is, they maintain, illogical to restrict the activity of the state in the economic sphere exclusively to the protection of property. It is difficult to see why, if the state is not to remain completely neutral, its intervention has to be limited to protecting the rights of property owners.
This reproach would be justified only if the opposition of liberalism to all governmental activity in the economic sphere going beyond the protection of property stemmed from an aversion in principle against any activity on the part of the state. But that is by no means the case. The reason why liberalism opposes a further extension of the sphere of governmental activity is precisely that this would, in effect, abolish private ownership of the means of production. And in private property the liberal sees the principle most suitable for the organization of man's life in society.
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The Foundations of Liberal Policy
Liberalism is therefore far from disputing the necessity of a machinery of state, a system of law, and a government. It is a grave misunderstanding to associate it in any way with the idea of anarchism. For the liberal, the state is an absolute necessity, since the most important tasks are incumbent upon it: the protection not only of private property, but also of peace, for in the absence of the latter the full benefits of private property cannot be reaped. #Quote by Ludwig Von Mises
In Private quotes by Helena Hunting
#157. You're right. We do need to talk. In Private." Hudson's jaw ticked. It was hot, like a super-spicy dried meat stick from the 7-Eleven. #Quote by Helena Hunting
In Private quotes by Frederick Buechner
#158. Think of these pages as graffiti maybe, and where I have scratched up in a public place my longings and loves, my grievances and indecencies, be reminded in private of your own. In that way, at least, we can hold a kind of converse. #Quote by Frederick Buechner
In Private quotes by Jennifer Weiner
#159. Having a day job again I found really kind of fueled my fiction, because it became almost this forbidden thing where I had to sneak off and do it in private. #Quote by Jennifer Weiner
In Private quotes by Anthony Trollope
#160. If he was dull as a statesman he was more dull in private life, and it may be imagined that such a woman as his wife would find some difficulty in making his society the source of her happiness. Their marriage, in a point of view regarding business, had been a complete success, - and a success, too, when on the one side, that of Lady Glencora, there had been terrible dangers of shipwreck, and when on his side also there had been some little fears of a mishap. #Quote by Anthony Trollope
In Private quotes by Hans Blix
#161. The recent inspection find in the private home of a scientist of a box of some 3,000 pages of documents, much of it relating to the laser enrichment of uranium support a concern that has long existed that documents might be distributed to the homes of private individuals ... we cannot help but think that the case might not be isolated and that such placements of documents is deliberate to make discovery difficult and to seek to shield documents by placing them in private homes. #Quote by Hans Blix
In Private quotes by C.S. Lewis
#162. All I am in private life is a literary critic and historian, that's my job ... And I'm prepared to say on that basis if anyone thinks the Gospels are either legends or novels, then that person is simply showing his incompetence as a literary critic. I've read a great many novels and I know a fair amount about the legends that grew up among early people, and I know perfectly well the Gospels are not that kind of stuff. #Quote by C.S. Lewis
In Private quotes by Tony Robbins
#163. People are rewarded in public for what the practice for years in private. #Quote by Tony Robbins
In Private quotes by Jon Katz
#164. It's easy to see why dog rescue is a mushrooming culture. Turning a troubled person's life around is difficult, but rescuers with commitment and time and a few dollars can radically alter the fate of a dog. And there are millions of dogs - nearly 10 million in the shelter system, many others mistreated in private homes - in need of rescuing. #Quote by Jon Katz
In Private quotes by John Owen
#165. Sometimes it may seems that he has withdrawn from us. We cannot hear his voice, nor see his face, nor experience any sense of his love even though we diligently seek him. In this state, all our thoughts and meditations concerning Christ will be barren and fruitless, bringing no spiritual refreshment to our souls. If we are happy with such life-less, fruitless thoughts of him which bring no awareness of his love, nor give us any sight of the glory of his person, the power of religion in us will wither away. Our duty is fully expressed by the spouse in the Song of Solomon (Song of Sol. 3:1-4; 5:2-8). When in such a state we must diligently seek him in prayer, meditation , mourning, reading and hearing his Word in all ordinances of divine worship both in private and in public.
pg. 35-36 #Quote by John Owen
In Private quotes by Chuck Palahniuk
#166. The strength of film is its accessibility and immediacy. But the strength of books is that freedom to really depict anything you want because people are going to be reading it in private. So, I'm always trying to write with the immediacy and the constant motion of film but I'm also trying to write with the complete freedom of subject matter that books have. #Quote by Chuck Palahniuk
In Private quotes by Zicheng Hong
#167. If you are not lax when at leisure, you will be effective when busy. If you are not absentminded in tranquility, that will be useful in action. If you are not hypocritical in private, that will show up in public. #Quote by Zicheng Hong
In Private quotes by Rumiko Takahashi
#168. The slayer and the monk... let them spend their final moments together in private, won't you Inuyasha? Heh heh heh... Their sorrow feeds the darkness of the jewel nicely. How ironic. The more they love each other, the darker their despair..."- Naraku #Quote by Rumiko Takahashi
In Private quotes by Judith McNaught
#169. You see," she explained slowly, "I anticipated that you might send me away until you got over your anger, or that you'd live with me and retaliate in private-things that an ordinary man might do. But I never imagined you would try to put a permanent end to our marriage. And to me. I should have anticipated that, knowing what Duncan had told me about you, but I was counting too much on the fact that, before I ran away, you'd said you loved me-"
"You know damned well I did. And I do. For God's sake, if you don't believe anything else I've ever said to you, at least believe that."
He expected her to argue, but she didn't, and Ian realized that she might be young, and inexperienced, but she was also very wise. "I know you did," she told him, softly. "If you hadn't loved me so deeply, I could never have hurt you as much as I did-and you wouldn't have needed to put an end to the possibility I could ever do it again. I realized that was what you were doing, when I stood in your study and you told me you were divorcing me. If I hadn't understood it, and you, I could never have kept fighting for you all this time."
"I won't argue with your conclusion, but I will swear to you not to ever do anything like that again to you."
"Thank you. I don't think I could bear it another time."
"Could you enlighten me as to what Duncan told you to make you arrive at all that?"
Her smile was filled with tenderness and understanding. "He told me what you did when you retur #Quote by Judith McNaught
In Private quotes by Bill Bradley
#170. A good coach must celebrate in private. He cannot gloat to the press after a victory or criticize heavily after defeat ... His game is of such motivation and strategy that only a few people understand his craft. #Quote by Bill Bradley
In Private quotes by Fred Saberhagen
#171. Really, it was my fickleness, I sometimes think, that they found unendurable. If I had restricted myself to only one of their sweet girls, and married her, and chewed her neck in private, I suppose I might, like any eccentric cousin, have been made almost welcome among family and friends in the circle of the hearth. But perhaps I misjudge what degree of eccentricity even an Englishman can
tolerate. #Quote by Fred Saberhagen
In Private quotes by Rand Paul
#172. I don't like the idea of telling private business owners - I abhor racism. I think it's a bad business decision to exclude anybody from your restaurant - but, at the same time, I do believe in private ownership. But I absolutely think there should be no discrimination in anything that gets any public funding. #Quote by Rand Paul
In Private quotes by E. M. Forster
#173. Love is a great force in private life; it is indeed the greatest of all things; but love in public affairs does not work. #Quote by E. M. Forster
In Private quotes by Walter Savage Landor
#174. Dignity, in private men and in governments, has been little else than a stately and stiff perseverance in oppression; and spirit, as it is called, little else than the foam of hard-mouthed insolence. #Quote by Walter Savage Landor
In Private quotes by Sherrie Eldridge
#175. It can undermine the most sincere parental commitment and force adoptees to suffer in private, choosing either rebellion or conformity as a mode of relating. #Quote by Sherrie Eldridge
In Private quotes by David Halberstam
#176. They (the media) found little quality of depth to him, that when she said on the platform with that which he said to them in private. The qualities of introspection and reflectiveness that they particularly treasured were missing. #Quote by David Halberstam
In Private quotes by Trey Gowdy
#177. When you go into public service, you understand you're trading something. You want to feel good about what you do, but you're not going to make what people in private sector make. #Quote by Trey Gowdy
In Private quotes by Lee Trevino
#178. I'm actually a very quiet person off the golf course. I talk 150 miles per hour when I'm at the course, but when in private I very seldom ever open my mouth. #Quote by Lee Trevino
In Private quotes by Assegid Habtewold
#179. When someone respects you, s/he confronts you in private before taking you in public and/or stabbing in the back and backbiting you... #Quote by Assegid Habtewold
In Private quotes by Abbi Waxman
#180. You do realize it isn't mandatory to live your life online, right? For thousands of years we managed to be miserable or joyful in private. You can still do it. #Quote by Abbi Waxman
In Private quotes by Stella McCartney
#181. At times I make music, but in private. #Quote by Stella McCartney
In Private quotes by George Orwell
#182. He announced that from now on the Sunday-morning Meetings would come to an end. They were unnecessary, he said, and wasted time. In future all questions relating to the working of the farm would be settled by a special committee of pigs, presided over by himself. These would meet in private and afterwards communicate their decisions to the others. The animals would still assemble on Sunday mornings to salute the flag, sing 'Beasts of England' and receive their orders for the week; but there would be no more debates. In #Quote by George Orwell
In Private quotes by Cassandra Clare
#183. There was a yell, but Magnus had already risen and closed the door before he could see Alec fall down the steps, as that was the sort of thing a man had to do in private. #Quote by Cassandra Clare
In Private quotes by Maimonides
#184. Whoever rebukes his fellow man, whether concerning matters between the two of them or between him [the fellow man] and God, needs to rebuke him in private. He shall speak to him calmly and gently, and make known to him that he talks to him only for his own good, to bring him to the life of the world-to-come. If he accepts it from him, good; if not, he shall rebuke him a second and a third time. Thus he is always obliged to rebuke him until the sinner strikes him and says to him, "I will not listen." If he does not prevent everything he can possibly prevent, he is ensnared in the sin of all those he could have prevented from sinning. #Quote by Maimonides
In Private quotes by James Otis
#185. These manly sentiments, in private life, make good citizens; in public life, the patriot and the hero. #Quote by James Otis
In Private quotes by Lily Tomlin
#186. After all, in private, we're all misfits #Quote by Lily Tomlin
In Private quotes by Giovanna Cau
#187. There were a lot of contradictions between Marcello's[ Mastroianni] public persona and who he was in private.
The fact that Italy chose to incarnate him as a model of beauty stupefied him. #Quote by Giovanna Cau
In Private quotes by Andrei Codrescu
#188. The real secret, though, is that nobody belongs, whether they are natives or not. After expulsion from paradise all humans are in exile. You can be a Colonel Sanders chicken, born, raised and fried in one quarter of a square foot and you'll still be an outsider. The thing we call reality is a holding tank for people who must worry about belonging -- it's a worrier prison. Don't worry people! You'll soon be fried and eaten. A few of us are writers, hence double-alienated, but happier (because we are busy)
If it's true that many of us go through life feeling like we don't belong, could digression (geographical and otherwise) be our way of trying to forget, or to escape, that feeling?

Bad news: there are no digressions. Everything is connected in the whole darn ball of yarn: start pulling at any end and you'll get to the same place. On the other hand, most normal people dislike digression because they have to lose themselves to follow you. The surest way to drive your dear ones crazy is to digress. In private, it's an offense. In public it's "art," "performance. #Quote by Andrei Codrescu
In Private quotes by Jeane Westin
#189. She had been born knowing that boldness erased fear, while cowardice invited it and earned her only more ill treatment. No matter how she shook with dread in private, she would never show fear before her questioners or her guards. In men's minds fear was a certain mark of guilt. #Quote by Jeane Westin
In Private quotes by Anne Rice
#190. I can't believe the world was created in six days. I do not take Genesis or Revelation literally. I AM OUT. I am alone. I am an outsider for Christ. I will study my Bible, and pray to God in private and alone. I have no other choice. #Quote by Anne Rice
In Private quotes by Jennifer Shirk
#191. I do think you should change in private. You don't see me ripping off my clothes in front of you, now do you?"
He gave a deep fake sigh. "Sadly, no. #Quote by Jennifer Shirk
In Private quotes by Sammy Davis Jr.
#192. I have a respect for Elvis and my friendship. It ain't my business what he did in private. The only thing I want to know is, 'Was he my friend?', 'Did I enjoy him as a performer?', 'Did he give the world of entertainment something?' - and the answer is YES on all accounts. The other jazz just don't matter. #Quote by Sammy Davis Jr.
In Private quotes by Bertrice Small
#193. The Queen, in love with love, returned her royal consent. [allowing newlyweds to honeymoon in private instead of appearing at Court to Queen Elizabeth I] #Quote by Bertrice Small
In Private quotes by Danielle Bourdon
#194. Men don't let tragedy control them. You suffer in private, out of the public eye, and find what works to ease your internal pain. #Quote by Danielle Bourdon
In Private quotes by John C. Lennox
#195. Society tolerates the practice of the Christian faith in private devotions and in church services, but it increasingly deprecates public witness. #Quote by John C. Lennox
In Private quotes by Ron Chernow
#196. Another female observer found Madison entertaining in private but "mute, cold, and repulsive" in company. #Quote by Ron Chernow
In Private quotes by Frederick Buechner
#197. Snobs are people who look down on other people, but that does not justify our looking down on them. Who can say what dark fears of being inferior lurk behind their superior airs or what they suffer in private for the slights they dish out in public? #Quote by Frederick Buechner
In Private quotes by James Madison
#198. There is in every breast a sensibility to marks of honor, of favor, of esteem, and of confidence, which, apart from all considerations of interest, is some pledge for grateful and benevolent returns. Ingratitude is a common topic of declamation against human nature; and it must be confessed, that instances of it are but too infrequent and flagrant both in public and in private life. But the universal and extreme indignation which it inspires, is itself a proof of the energy and prevalence of the contrary sentiment. #Quote by James Madison
In Private quotes by Matshona Dhliwayo
#199. Piety in private is superior to piety in public. #Quote by Matshona Dhliwayo
In Private quotes by Thomas Pynchon
#200. Why will the Structure allow every other kind of sexual behavior but that one? Because submission and dominance are resources it needs for its very survival. They cannot be wasted in private sex. In any kind of sex. It needs our submission so that it can co-opt us into its own power game. There is no joy in it, only power. I tell you, if S and M could be established universally, at the family level, the State would wither away. #Quote by Thomas Pynchon
In Private quotes by Steven Spielberg
#201. I was a scared kid ... I think I was born a nervous wreck, and I think movies were one way to find a way transferring my own private horrors to everyone else's lives. It was less of an escape and more of an exorcism. #Quote by Steven Spielberg
In Private quotes by Kirsten Dunst
#202. It's such a private thing - 'my process' - I can just say that the work that I do is like therapy between me and the character. #Quote by Kirsten Dunst
In Private quotes by Thomas Hobbes
#203. For all uniting of strength by private men, is, if for evil intent, unjust; if for intent unknown, dangerous to the Publique, and unjustly concealed. #Quote by Thomas Hobbes
In Private quotes by Lisa Birnbach
#204. Looking, acting, and ultimately being Prep is not restricted to an elite minority lucky enough to attend prestigious private schools, just because an ancestor or two happened to arrive here on the Mayflower. You don't even have to be a registered Republican. #Quote by Lisa Birnbach
In Private quotes by Lee H. Hamilton
#205. The temptations are great to simply retreat to the domain of private life and give up on our public problems. #Quote by Lee H. Hamilton
In Private quotes by John Rogers
#206. Banks do not create money for the public good. They are businesses owned by private shareholders. Their purpose is to make a profit. #Quote by John Rogers
In Private quotes by Rick Riordan
#207. Made by Nurse Bambi, my private assistant. #Quote by Rick Riordan
In Private quotes by William Penn
#208. A private Life is to be preferrd; the Honour and Gain of publick Posts, bearing no proportion with the Comfort of it. #Quote by William Penn
In Private quotes by Rebecca MacKinnon
#209. WikiLeaks published the Afghan War Logs and U.S. diplomatic cables stolen from a classified network by an Army private. #Quote by Rebecca MacKinnon
In Private quotes by Mary Ann Rivers
#210. My path is the nice one. The one filled with friends who will smile when I buy their children books for their birthdays. Who will take me out, sometimes, when I call on a random night because I can't settle down. The path with peaceful holidays with my parents, and reasonable work promotions at reasonable times.
The path with nice men, who take me on nice dates where I learn their last names the minute we shake hands at the bar.
A path clear of a man with eyes that drift into some private sorrow. A path that will never lead to a man whose hands shake when he holds my face for a kiss that feels like falling. #Quote by Mary Ann Rivers
In Private quotes by Jonathan Kozol
#211. The idea that private money can solve our problems is very dangerous. Ultimately that's charity. Charity is a lovely thing. I'll never turn it down. But charity is not a substitute for systematic justice and equality. #Quote by Jonathan Kozol
In Private quotes by Eminem
#212. The details surrounding both my marriage and subsequent filing for divorce are private, and I had hoped to keep them that way for the sake of my family. #Quote by Eminem
In Private quotes by David Rubenstein
#213. People used to think that private equity was basically just a compensation scheme, but it is much more about making companies more efficient. #Quote by David Rubenstein
In Private quotes by Gloria Swanson
#214. When I die, my epitaph should read: She Paid the Bills. That's the story of my private life. #Quote by Gloria Swanson
In Private quotes by Harry Truman
#215. Republicans approve of the American farmer, but they are willing to help him go broke. They stand four-square for the American home
but not for housing. They are strong for labor
but they are stronger for restricting labor's rights. They favor minimum wage
the smaller the minimum wage the better. They endorse educational opportunity for all
but they won't spend money for teachers or for schools. They think modern medical care and hospitals are fine
for people who can afford them. They consider electrical power a great blessing
but only when the private power companies get their rake-off. They think American standard of living is a fine thing
so long as it doesn't spread to all the people. And they admire of Government of the United States so much that they would like to buy it. #Quote by Harry Truman
In Private quotes by David Gerrold
#216. I've always felt that anyone who wants to talk about my private life is only demonstrating the paucity of his/her imagination when there are so many more important and exciting things to discuss. #Quote by David Gerrold
In Private quotes by Jeroen Van Der Veer
#217. Governments must take on the central role of creating an investment climate across Africa that supports enterprise and the role of the private sector and provides a clear and predictable economic policy framework for business to succeed. #Quote by Jeroen Van Der Veer
In Private quotes by Seneca.
#218. How much better would it now be to win friends, pacify enemies, serve your country, turn your attention to private affairs, than to look around to see what harm you can do to some individual, what wound you can inflict on his good name, or his finances, or his person, though you cannot achieve this end without a dangerous struggle, even if your opponent is lower-born than you! #Quote by Seneca.
In Private quotes by Lyn Gardner
#219. Improv Everywhere tramples the lines drawn between spectacle and spectator, theatre and real life, public and private, performance and protest, and reclaims the streets for ordinary people. #Quote by Lyn Gardner
In Private quotes by George Washington
#220. I am not only retired from all public employments, but I am retiring within myself, and shall be able to view the solitary walk and tread the paths of private life with heartfelt satisfaction. #Quote by George Washington
In Private quotes by Kevin Simler
#221. The point is, our minds aren't as private as we like to imagine. Other people have partial visibility into what we're thinking. Faced with the translucency of our own minds, then, self-deception is often the most robust way to mislead others. It's not technically a lie (because it's not conscious or deliberate), but it has a similar effect. "We hide reality from our conscious minds," says Trivers, "the better to hide it from onlookers. #Quote by Kevin Simler
In Private quotes by Charles Dickens
#222. Authorities within, the shadows of the night took such shapes to him as arose out of the message, and took such shapes to the mare as arose out of her private topics of uneasiness. They seemed to be numerous, for she shied at every shadow on the road. What time, the mail-coach lumbered, jolted, rattled, #Quote by Charles Dickens
In Private quotes by Cornell Woolrich
#223. First, all I could see was this beautiful face, this beautiful girl's face; like a white, slightly luminous mask, swimming detachedly against enfolding darkness. As if a little private spotlight of its own was trained on it from below. It was so beautiful and so false, and I seemed to know it so well, and my heart was wrung.
There was no danger yet, just this separate, shell-like face mask standing out. But there was danger somewhere around, I knew that already; and I knew that I couldn't escape it. I knew that everything [ was about to do, I had to do, I couldn't avoid doing. And yet, oh, I didn't want to do it. I wanted to turn and flee, I wanted to get out of wherever this was. ("Nightmare") #Quote by Cornell Woolrich
In Private quotes by James Badge Dale
#224. I'm a pretty private person, so I'd like to say I'm a good ear and that I keep my mouth shut. #Quote by James Badge Dale
In Private quotes by Al Franken
#225. The institutions that we've built up over the years to protect our individual privacy rights from the government don't apply to the private sector. The Fourth Amendment doesn't apply to corporations. The Freedom of Information Act doesn't apply to Silicon Valley. And you can't impeach Google if it breaks its 'Don't be evil' campaign pledge. #Quote by Al Franken
In Private quotes by Catherine Bybee
#226. Private security is a license to stalk. #Quote by Catherine Bybee
In Private quotes by E. M. Forster
#227. Have the private emotions also their gutter presses? #Quote by E. M. Forster
In Private quotes by Ed Lynskey
#228. My feet crunched over dry hickory leaves. Wood rangers had stapled up Smokey Bear ("Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires!") signs along the state roads. One cigarette butt flicked out a passing car window and there'd be real hell to pay. #Quote by Ed Lynskey
In Private quotes by Elizabeth Graver
#229. Table salt hardens here. Books mildew. Diaries flip open. Private Property: Please Turn Around. #Quote by Elizabeth Graver
In Private quotes by Samuel Pepys
#230. Music [is] a science peculiarly productive of a pleasure that no state of life, publick or private, secular or sacred; no difference of age or season; no temper of mind or condition of health exempt from present anguish; nor, lastly, distinction of quality, renders either improper, untimely, or unentertaining. #Quote by Samuel Pepys
In Private quotes by Pat Benatar
#231. First of all, I'm pretty private about my personal life. #Quote by Pat Benatar
In Private quotes by Barton Gellman
#232. A national security letter cannot be used to authorize eavesdropping or to read the contents of e-mail. But it does permit investigators to trace revealing paths through the private affairs of a modern digital citizen. #Quote by Barton Gellman
In Private quotes by Joseph Story
#233. And it is no less true, that personal security and private property rest entirely upon the wisdom, the stability, and the integrity of the courts of justice. #Quote by Joseph Story
In Private quotes by Elizabeth Hardwick
#234. The private and serious drama of guilt is not often a useful one for fiction today and its disappearance, following perhaps the disappearance from life, appears as a natural, almost unnoticed relief, like some of the challenging illnesses wiped out by drug and vaccines. #Quote by Elizabeth Hardwick
In Private quotes by Winston S. Churchill
#235. Socialism needs to pull down wealth; liberalism seeks to raise up poverty. Socialism would destroy private interests, Liberalism would preserve [them] ... by reconciling them with public right. Socialism would kill enterprise; Liberalism would rescue enterprise from the trammels of privilege and preference. Socialism assails the preeminence of the individual; Liberalism seeks ... to build up a minimum standard for the mass. Socialism exalts the rule; Liberalism exalts the man. Socialism attacks capitalism; Liberalism attacks monopoly. #Quote by Winston S. Churchill
In Private quotes by Phillip E. Johnson
#236. The restriction of religion to private life therefore does not necessarily threaten the vital interests of the majority religion, if there is one, and it protects minority religions from tyranny of the majority. #Quote by Phillip E. Johnson
In Private quotes by Joyce Carol Oates
#237. Without craft, art remains private. Without art, craft is merely hackwork. #Quote by Joyce Carol Oates
In Private quotes by Theodore Dalrymple
#238. A crude culture makes a coarse people, and private refinement cannot long survive public excess. There is a Gresham's law of culture as well as of money: the bad drives out the good, unless the good is defended. #Quote by Theodore Dalrymple
In Private quotes by Chris Christie
#239. I support Planned Parenthood privately with my personal contribution, and that should be the goal of any such agency, to find private donations. #Quote by Chris Christie
In Private quotes by Tyler Shields
#240. Sexuality is a very private thing, 'Provocateur' will make it public #Quote by Tyler Shields
In Private quotes by Sarah Lacy
#241. One of the nice things about being a private company is operating without the intensity of public glare. It's hard to grow a company under a microscope of constant second guessing. #Quote by Sarah Lacy
In Private quotes by Charles Krauthammer
#242. Post-Watergate morality, by which anything left private is taken as presumptive evidence of wrongdoing. #Quote by Charles Krauthammer
In Private quotes by James Cook
#243. The idea that government can instruct private enterprise on how to eliminate waste is preposterous. #Quote by James Cook
In Private quotes by Andrew Vachss
#244. Most investigators don't even know what the word means. You stop the cops from using informants and the only crimes they'd ever solve would be those by deranged postal workers who come to work once too often. #Quote by Andrew Vachss
In Private quotes by Maximilien Robespierre
#245. Food that is necessary for man's existence is as sacred as life itself. Everything that is indispensable for its preservation is the common property of society as a whole. It is only the surplus that is private property and can be safely left to individual commercial enterprise. #Quote by Maximilien Robespierre
In Private quotes by Sylvia Plath
#246. And to wait, taut, smiling, till evening, and the time after eight o'clock, again, to the time you go to bed, which is yours, which is brief and private. #Quote by Sylvia Plath
In Private quotes by Dylan Penn
#247. I have a private Instagram and an official one, so I'm not opposed to social media. #Quote by Dylan Penn
In Private quotes by Rachel Vincent
#248. Some things are private. Some things needed to be said, even when the person who needed to hear them couldn't hear anything. Ever again. #Quote by Rachel Vincent

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