Quotation Explorer - 'Conceal'

A woman, especially if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can. - Jane Austen
If you light a fire, you cannot conceal the smoke. - Matshona Dhliwayo
ConnubialBecause with alarming accuracy she’d been identifying patterns I was unaware of—this tic, that tendency, like the way I've mastered the language of intimacy in order to conceal how I felt— I knew I was in danger of being terribly understood. - Stephen Dunn
...if you do not even understand what words say, how can you expect to pass judgement on what words conceal? - H.D.
People who were genuinely dangerous might not need to exhibit the fact at all, and that the ability to conceal a threat made them even more dangerous. - William Gibson
Don't join the book burners. Don't think you're going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that they ever existed. Don't be afraid to go in your library and read every book... - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Most writers deserve the reputation posterity has bestowed upon them: You can’t for long conceal the toxic spots on your character—Philip Larkin is Exhibit A—nor can you conceal your dignity, your humanism, your regard for veracity and freedom. - William Giraldi
The right to search for the truth implies also a duty; one must not conceal any part of what one has recognized to be the truth. - Albert Einstein
Addresses are given to us to conceal our whereabouts. - Saki
The turtle lives 'twixt plated decksWhich practically conceal its sex.I think it clever of the turtleIn such a fix to be so fertile. - Ogden Nash
Was it doubted that those who corrupt their own bodies conceal themselves? - Walt Whitman
Fate tried to conceal him by naming him Smith.
We are alone by birth, but we conceal the truth from ourselves till death. - Junaid Raza
Lenin only believes in the revolution and in the virtue of expediency.'One must be prepared for every sacrifice, to use, if necessary, every stratagem, ruse, illegal method, to be determined to conceal the truth, for the sole purpose of accomplishing, despite everything, the communist task'. - Albert Camus
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts. - Voltaire
Some women wear a miniskirt to reveal their thighs; some wear one to conceal their age. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Don't think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Look wise, say nothing, and grunt. Speech was given to conceal thought. - Sir William Osler
The perfection of art is to conceal art. - Quintilian
Time doesn't conceal anything, it tells the future what you did in the past, so prepare well in order to score extra marks. - Michael Bassey Johnson
It is a great ability to be able to conceal one's ability. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Conceal a flaw, and the world will imagine the worst. - Marcus Valerius Martialis
Everyone has scars. Cowards conceal them. The brave reveal them. - A.D. Posey
The height of cleverness is to be able to conceal it. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
In every American there is an air of incorrigible innocence, which seems to conceal a diabolical cunning. - A. E. Housman
human eyes know to converse well in all languages & human smiles know to conceal well many a things !!! - pro moods pramodh govindan
Integrity is the best attire to put on because the without integrity one cannot conceal his nakedness. - Gugu Mona
No one who has read official documents needs to be told how easy it is to conceal the essential truth under the apparently candid and all- disclosing phrases of a voluminous and particularizing report.... - Woodrow Wilson
Sane and intelligent human beings are like all other human beings, and carefully and cautiously and diligently conceal their private real opinions from the world and give out fictitious ones in their stead for general consumption. - Mark Twain
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart. - Charles Dickens
When Albert Einstein told you to hide your source, he wasn't giving you a deliberate advice to conceal the root in which you're growing, but was to conceal the root from the eyes of people that will dare to uproot it. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Representative government is artifice, a political myth, designed to conceal from the masses the dominance of a self-selected, self-perpetuating, and self-serving traditional ruling class. - Giuseppe Prezzolini
human eyes know to converse well in many a languages & human smiles know well to conceal many a things !!! - pro moods pramodh govindan
Harbour love, not hate - don't let it contaminate your heart and conceal your beauty. - Nishant Agrawal
Folly consists not in committing Folly, but in being incapable of concealing it. All men make mistakes, but the wise conceal the blunders they have made, while fools make them public. Reputation depends more on what is hidden than on what is seen. If you can’t be good, be careful. - Baltasar Gracián
Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Believe nothing against another but on good authority; and never report what may hurt another, unless it be a greater hurt to some other to conceal it. - William Penn
Sick I am of idle words, past all reconciling, Words that weary and perplex and pander and conceal, Wake the sounds that cannot lie, for all their sweet beguiling; The language one need fathom not, but only hear and feel. - George Du Maurier
He is a fool that cannot conceal his wisdom. - Benjamin Franklin
It requires as much caution to tell the truth as to conceal it. - Baltasar Gracián
The definition of tragedy is when people do not communicate yet struggle to conceal the pain. - Ken Poirot
All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others. - Cyril Connolly
Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.
To conceal ignorance is to increase it. An honest confession of it, however, gives ground for the hope that it will diminish some day or the other. - Mahatma Gandhi
All words are masks and the lovelier they are, the more they are meant to conceal. - Steven Millhauser
Not every poor or unemployed person who has one wears a political party’s t-shirt to reveal their political affiliation; some use it merely to conceal their nipples. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful. - Kahlil Gibran
It's easier to conceal wisdom than folly. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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