Quotes of Conceal

“ There is no disguise which can for long conceal love where it exists or simulate it where it does not. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ I strive to be brief, and I become obscure. ”

- Horace

“ If someone takes your coat, give him your cloak as well; if he makes you go a mile with him, go with him two. ”

- Bible

“ Though outwardly a gloomy shroud, The inner half of every cloud Is bright and shining: I therefore turn my clouds about And always wear them inside out To show the lining. ”

- Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler

“ And the veil Spun from the cobweb fashion of the times, TO hid the feeling heart? ”

- Mark Akenside

“ Through the sharp air a flaky torrent flies, Mocks the slow sight, and hides the gloomy skies; The fleecy clouds their chilly bosoms bare, And shed their substance on the floating air. ”

- George Crabbe

“ When clouds are seen wise men put on their cloaks; When great leaves fall then winter is at hand. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ There never was a mask so gay, but some tears where shed behind it. ”

- Letitia Elizabeth Landon

“ Wisdom is scar tissue in disguise. ”

- Unknown

“ The time draws near the birth of Christ: The moon is hid; the night is still; The Christmas bells from hill to hill Answer each other in the mist. ”

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

“ Like a diaphanous nightgown, language both hides and reveals. ”

- Karen Elizabeth Gordon

“ They would have booed Santa Claus in there if he had the hide to advocate a No vote. ”

- Henry Morris

“ Don't think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed. ”

- Dwight D. Eisenhower

“ 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

“ My students, do you think I conceal things from you? I don't conceal anything from you — there is nothing that I do that is not made known to you. This is the real me. ”

- Confucius

“ See a person's actions. Observe his motives. Examine in what things he rests. How can a person conceal his character? How can a person conceal his character? ”

- Confucius

“ The first step towards vice is to shroud innocent actions in mystery, and whoever likes to conceal something sooner or later has reason to conceal it. ”

- Jean Jacques Rousseau

“ The Goat and the Goatherd A goatherd had sought to bring back a stray goat to his flock. He whistled and sounded his horn in vain; the straggler paid no attention to the summons. At last the Goatherd threw a stone, and breaking its horn, begged the Goat not to tell his master… ”

- Aesop

“ Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it "the reproduction of what the Senses perceive in Nature through the veil of the soul." The mere imitation, however accurate, of what is in Nature, entitles no man to the sacred name of "Artist… ”

- Edgar Allan Poe

“ Addresses are given to us to conceal our whereabouts. ”

- Saki

“ Conceal a flaw, and the world will imagine the worst. ”

- Marcus Valerius Martialis

“ 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

“ In battling evil, excess is good; for he who is moderate in announcing the truth is presenting half-truth. He conceals the other half out of fear of the people's wrath. ”

- Kahlil Gibran

“ The turtle lives 'twixt plated decks Which practically conceal its sex. I think it clever of the turtle In such a fix to be so fertile. ”

- Ogden Nash

“ Was it doubted that those who corrupt their own bodies conceal themselves? ”

- Walt Whitman

“ The height of cleverness is to be able to conceal it. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others. ”

- Cyril Connolly

“ A show of daring oft conceals great fear. ”

- Lucan

“ Look wise, say nothing, and grunt. Speech was given to conceal thought. ”

- Sir William Osler

“ Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within. ”

- Alfred Tennyson
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