Quotation Explorer - 'Privacy'

An American has no sense of privacy. He does not know what it means.There is no such thing in the country. - George Bernard Shaw
When to others it's not lying. It's privacy. - Brian Spellman
Friends I would like to challenge you to do an experiment, in the privacy of your studies. Everywhere you see the name Jesus in the Bible, replace it with the word light and see what that does to you. - Sunday Adelaja
A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a man's mind can get both provocation and privacy. - Edward P. Morgan
We are rapidly entering the age of no privacy, where everyone is open to surveillance at all times; where there are no secrets from government. - William O. Douglas
The right to privacy is the pre-eminent right of any democracy. - Marty Rubin
People who say, it is not my fault, continuously fail. People who say, I’ve done no wrong, have not done enough right. People who say, I am done! are never done repeating the cycle. Even in the privacy of our own thoughts, we can’t sow lies and reap truth. - Katina Ferguson
The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world, but, as in whispering galleries, they are clearly heard at the end, and by posterity.
I dream of wayward gulls and all landless lovers, rare moments of winter sun, peace, privacy, for everyone.
You use your money to buy privacy because during most of your life you aren't allowed to be normal.
Transparency means to dedicate our thoughts and efforts to non privacy rules and not to defend negative intelligence ideas or surveillance programs. - Auliq Ice
What you have when everyone wears the same playclothes for all occasions, is addressad by nickname, expected to participate in Show And Tell, and bullied out of any desire form privacy, is not democracy; it is kindergarten. - Judith Martin
If privacy is outlawed, only outlaws will have privacy.
Marriage is the ultimate solitude with minimal privacy. - Nelson Rodrigues
...because it is the privilige and the curse of midnight's children to be both masters and victims of their times, to forsake privacy and be sucked into the annihilating whirlpool of the multitudes, and to be unable to live or die in peace. - Salman Rushdie
Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men. - Ayn Rand
This is why I loved technology: if you used it right, it could give you power and privacy. - Cory Doctorow
Even in the privacy of our own thoughts, we can’t sow lies and reap truth. - Katina Ferguson
Everyone had learned that it was worth giving up privacy for the merest possibility of fame, and the idea that only a private self was truly autonomous and free had be lost in the static of the airwaves. - Salman Rushdie
There are other grounds for believing that gays and lesbians should be respected and protected from oppression: their right to privacy and freedom of actionand expression; the "victimless" nature of homosexual relations; and the many valuable contributions that gays and lesbians make to society. - Simon LeVay
A husband should not insult his wife publicly, at parties. He should insult her in the privacy of the home. - James Thurber
Justice: To seek it, one must be willing to give up the right to privacy, as nothing more private will become more public.
Privacy and security are those things you give up when you show the world what makes you extraordinary. - Margaret Cho
I value my privacy, and if sometimes my actions seem strange or arbitrary or capricious, I do not want them challenged. - George R.R. Martin
The fantastic advances in the field of electronic communication constitute a greater danger to the privacy of the individual. - Earl Warren
Always be lenient with people and keep their privacy, as they can share their problems with you. These steps can help you in making your relationship strong. - Faisal Nawaz Maitlo
The missing link between humans and apes? It's certainly those brutes who haven't yet learned to respect privacy. - Raheel Farooq
Men are private. This I have learned. They are whole continents of privacy; you can only go to the borders; you can look in but you cannot enter. - Niall Williams
The irony of a writer is he/she craves privacy to pen words that crave the public. - Alisha "Priti" Kirpalani
It seems to me, Golan, that the advance of civilization is nothing but an exercise in the limiting of privacy.
The sounds of silence are a dim recollection now, like mystery, privacy and paying attention to one thing or one person at a time. - Maureen Dowd
A professional man of letters, especially if he is much at war with unscrupulous enenemies, is naturally jealous of his privacy... so it was, I think, with Dryden. - Walter Raleigh
We are rapidly entering the age of no privacy, where everyone is open to surveillance at all times; where there are no secrets from government." [Osborn v. United States, 385 U.S. 323, 341 (1966) (dissenting)] - William O. Douglas
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