Quotation Explorer - 'Hides'

If there is a religious agency in our lives, it has to appear in the manner of our times. Not from on high, but a revelation that hides itself in our culture, it will be ground-level, on the street, it'll be coming down the avenue in the traffic, hard to tell apart from anything else. - E. L. Doctorow, The City of God
A creative thought at first sight seems ridiculous and unimportant, an increase in those who cherish it reassures that hiding your creativity hides you for the rest of your life. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The armour of falsehood is subtly wrought out of darkness, and hides a man not only from others, but from his own soul. - E. M. Forster
Tranquillity hides in small spaces, and when found needs to be treasured, because you know it's a phantom that will slip away again. - Diane Ackerman
The magic of life hides in the dusty corners of chaos and you must sweep out the cobwebs of confusion before you reach the calm & euphorically moments; your soul believed, existed all along. - Nikki Rowe
A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there. - Meister Eckhart
Be careful, you are not in Wonderland. I’ve heard the strange madness long growing in your soul. But you are fortunate in your ignorance, in your isolation. You who have suffered, find where love hides. Give, share, lose—lest we die, unbloomed . - From the film Kill Your Darlings
Sometimes the dustiest cover hides the best book. Sometimes the best cup is chipped. - Once upon a time Belle
You know what the future is? It is a heavy fog which hides inside everything you can imagine! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Nature hides its secrets in wisdom; the universe hides its secrets in love. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Darkness scares us. We yearn for the comfort of light as it provides shape and form, allowing us to recognize and define what's before us. But what is it we're afraid of really? Not the darkness itself, but the truth we know hides within. - Emily Thorne
Lightning hides the colour of night - Munia Khan
Man is not what he thinks he is, he is what he hides. - André Malraux
The muffled syllables that Nature speaksFill us with deeper longing for her word; She hides a meaning that the spirit seeks,She makes a sweeter music than is heard. - George Santayana
I don't know why, but there's always the part of you, the part that hides in the shadows protecting the self-destruct button, that doesn't ever want to leave the dark behind. - Cecelia Ahern
As the hand held before the eye conceals the greatest mountain, so the little earthly life hides from the glance the enormous lights and mysteries of which the world is full, and he who can draw it away from before his eyes, as one draws away a hand, beholds the great shining of the inner worlds. - Rabbi Nachman de Bratslav
Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another. - Homer
I don't admire the person who hides from the world and claims enlightenment. To be purified you have to be tested and there is no better test of strength than dealing with other people. - Donna Lynn Hope
My rapier wit hides my inner pain. - Cassandra Clare
Everything we see hides another thing, we always want to see what is hidden by what we see, but it is impossible. Humans hide their secrets too well.... - René Magritte
A reputation is like a shadow; it hides when you go to sleep, but always returns with the sun… - Nanette L. Avery
Your real secret hiding place is not a dark cave, it is not a dusky forest, it is not a desolate house in the middle of nowhere but your real secret hiding place is always your own mind! Every person ultimately hides himself over there, in his own mind! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The commonest thing is delightful if only one hides it. - Oscar Wilde
Nature hides a man many things; but the man hides the nature itself. Nature decides when to show a man what; man decides what to show the society how. - Thiruman Archunan
As the sun hides behind clouds, success hides behind trouble. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The noise hides the silence. It does not destroy the silence. (Le bruit cache le silence. - Il ne détruit le silence.) - Charles de Leusse
A man may say, "From now on I'm going to speak the truth." But the truth hears him and runs away and hides before he's even done speaking. - Saul Bellow
When one's work hides behind simple, process is kind of long story. - Shawn Lukas
Fortune hides behind action. - Matshona Dhliwayo
God hides treasure in dirt, so that only those humble enough to dig through it find it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We wear the mask that grins and lies.It shades our cheeks and hides our eyes.This debt we pay to human guileWith torn and bleeding hearts…We smile and mouth the myriad subtleties.Why should the world think otherwiseIn counting all our tears and sighs.Nay let them only see us whileWe wear the mask. - Maya Angelou
The ideology and philosophy of neo-Darwinism which is sold by its adepts as a scientific theoretical foundation of biology seriously hampers the development of science and hides from students the field’s real problems. - Vladimir L. Voeikov
Your memory is a monster; you forget -it doesn't. It simply files thingsaway. It keeps things for you, or hides things from you - and summons them to your recall with a will of its own. You think you have a memory; but it has you! - John Irving
Creativity connects me to my truest self and vulnerability. There is nothing more personally liberating, than reaching for my face and peeling off the social mask that hides my; shadow self, pain and weakness. When i produce from this place of truth, the results transform both creator and beholder. - Jaeda DeWalt
He who hides himself amongst the shadows deserves to live inside the dark shadows! Meet with the light to deserve the light! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Kissing hides the lips; but shows our love. (S'embrasser cache les lèvres ; - Mais montre notre amour.) - Charles de Leusse
..........books are yours, Within whose silent chambers treasure lies Preserved from age to age; more precious far Than that accumulated store of gold And orient gems, which, for a day of need, The Sultan hides deep in ancestral tombs. These hoards of truth you can unlock at will: - William Wordsworth
For me, a woman who is absorbed in her work, who does not care about gaining one’s favour, strong yet subtle at the same time, is essentially more seductive. The more she hides and abandons her femininity, the more it emerges from the very heart of her existence. - Yohji Yamamoto
I detest that man who hides one thing in the depths of his heart, and speaks for another. - Homer
A bully hides his fears with fake bravado. That is the opposite of self-assertiveness. - Nathaniel Branden
Truth hides behind the curtain of illusion. We often get lost in illusion and forget to find the truth. - Debasish Mridha
Tears are my joy to hide my pain;like thunder hides the sound of rain. - Munia Khan
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