hiding Quotes

21 of the best book quotes about hiding
  1. #1
    “Seth pictured the gaunt man with the lank hair and the unphotogenic smile rocking the cocoon. ‘He can’t get in, he can’t get in, he can’t get in,’ Seth repeated softly to himself.”
  2. #2
    “I often don’t say this out loud, even when I should. I contain and compartmentalize to a disturbing degree: In my belly-basement are hundreds of bottles of rage, despair, fear, but you’d never guess from looking at me.”
  3. #3
    Where the Sith once wore armor, we now wear cloaks. But the Force works through us all the more powerfully in our invisibility.
  4. #4
    “To talk much about oneself may also be a means of concealing oneself.”
  5. #5
    “I can’t go on living like this, like a mole in a burrow!”
  6. #6
    Please, a definition: A hibernation is a covert preparation for a more overt action.
  7. #7
    “Does it make you tired, being so far away from what you know? That’s how I feel sometimes, that I would just like to crawl in a hole somewhere and rest. Go dormant, like those toad frogs Mattie told us about. And for you it’s just that much worse; you’re not even speaking your own language.”
  1. #8
    “Thy soul is by vile fear assail’d, which oft So overcasts a man, that he recoils From noblest resolution, like a beast At some false semblance in the twilight gloom.”
  2. #9
    “I felt myself shrinking to a small black dot [...] I felt like a hole in the ground.”
  3. #10
    “I like it in the down under, got the place all to myself and no fear of Gram sticking her head in the door and saying Maxwell dear, what are you doing?”
  4. #11
    “What else have you been hiding?’’
  5. #12
    “Tyrants can no longer hide. There needs to be, and will be, documentation and accountability, and we need to bear witness. And to this end, I insist that all that happens should be known.”
  6. #13
    “Ani lay down and, putting one arm over her face as though it were a wing, tried to shut out the world where she did not belong.”
  7. #14
    ″So who were you? I saw your height and your hair, but I couldn’t see your face clearly enough.
    Still, you gave yourself up, Tyler.
    And for some reason, telling me you were nowhere made your eyes twitch and your forehead break into a sweat.”

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  1. #15
    “Honest people don’t hide their deeds.”
  2. #16
    “Oft in lies truth is hidden.”
  3. #17
    “Certain things they should stay the way they are. You ought to be able to stick them in one of those big glass cases and just leave them alone. I know that’s impossible, but it’s too bad anyway.”
  4. #18
    “Of course I dreamed. The cold let the outside in, that was it. The outside. All the night I built this to hide us from. Just a drop, at first, one grain of night seeping in, drawn by the cold.”
  5. #19
    “Mostly, I was feeling guilty at the thought of it. I’d been hiding in sleazy motels, and she’d had no one to talk to.”
  6. #20
    “Oh, my brother, an insult has been put on me that is deeper than my life. For on the beach my canoe is broken, my house is burned, and in the brush a dead man lies. Every escape is cut off. You must hide us, my brother.”
  7. #21
    “We are not inviting—we are guarded. Most of our energy is spent trying to hide our true selves, and control our worlds to have some sense of security.”
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