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privacy Quotes

15 of the best book quotes about privacy
  1. #1
    “True prayer is done in secret, but this does not rule out the fellowship of prayer altogether, however clearly we may be aware of its dangers. In the last resort it is immaterial whether we pray in the open street or in the secrecy of our chambers, whether briefly or lengthily, in the Litany of the Church, or with the sigh of one who knows not what he should pray for. True prayer does not depend either on the individual or the whole body of the faithful, but solely upon the knowledge that our heavenly Father knows our needs.”
  2. #2
    There was no such thing as a private life, all lives were public.
  3. #3
    “I have no privacy. But I feel so alone.”
  4. #4
    “We live, in fact, in a world starved for solitude, silence, and private: and therefore starved for meditation and true friendship.”
  5. #5
    “Freedom was the price of privacy.”
  6. #6
    “When a private talk over a bottle of wine is broadcast on the radio, what can it mean but that the world is turning into a concentration camp?
    […] A concentration camp is the complete obliteration of privacy.”
  7. #7
    “With the ability to identify genes from a blood sample or even a single cell, the risk of a blood draw was no longer just a minor infection or the pain of a needle stick—it was that someone could uncover your genetic information. It was about a violation of privacy”
  1. #8
    “Thus, neither having the clue to the other’s secret, they were respectively puzzled at what each revealed, and awaited new knowledge of each other’s character and moods without attempting to pry into each other’s history.”
  2. #9
    “What infinite heartsease
    Must kings neglect that private men enjoy?”
  3. #10
    “I half expected someone to be home. As far as I knew, Isaac had lived by himself. But you never know.”
  4. #11
    “I think about my childhood, the life I lived on Delano Island, that place was so small. Everyone knew me, not because I was special or anything just because everyone knew everyone, and the claustrophobia of that, I can’t tell you. I just wanted some privacy. For as long as I could remember I just wanted to get out, and then I got to Toronto and no one knew me. Toronto felt like freedom.”
  5. #12
    ″‘Child,’ said the Lion, ‘I am telling you your story, not hers. No one is told any story but their own.‘”
  6. #13
    ″‘Aiyah, Nadine, there’s a difference between being grand and being discreet,’ Daisy commented, knowing full well that families like the Leongs and the Youngs guarded their privacy to the point of obsession.”
  7. #14
    “Besides, Gertrude, public and private life are different things. They have different laws, and move on different lines.”
  8. #15
    “And that was when I realized that somewhere in the last twenty-four hours a decision had been made: This was a secret. A secret with a capital S. A secret that we, as a family, would attempt to keep out of circulation for as long as we could.”

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