It was natural that the direct wielders of the royal prerogative, men who sat in the Star Chamber and the Privy Council, who knew the secrets of the State and the necessity for prompt action, should despise the merely declaratory character of a good deal of Common Law process. To them we doubtless owe those four great pillars of Chancery jurisdiction, the injunction, the decree, the sequestration, and the commission of rebellion.
For secrets are edged tools, And must be kept from children, and from fools.john dryden
Instead of the poems I had hoped for, there came only a shuddering blackness and ineffable loneliness; and I saw at last a fearful truth which no one had ever dared to breathe before the unwhisperable secret of secrets The fact that this city of stone and stridor is not a sentient perpetuation of Old New York as London is of Old London and Paris of Old Paris, but that it is in fact quite dead, its sprawling body imperfectly embalmed and infested with queer animate things which have nothing to do with it as it was in life.h. p. lovecraft
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure.colin powell
Degas was obsessed by the art of classical ballet, because to him it said something about the human condition. He was not a balletomane looking for an alternative world to escape into. Dance offered him a display in which he could find, after much searching, certain human secrets .
Itrust I will not be giving away professional secrets to say that many readerswould be surprised, perhapsshocked, at the questions which some newspaper editors will put to a defenseless woman under the guise of flattery. 214Kate (Katherine) ne e O'Flaherty Chopin
Men with secrets tend to be drawn to each other, not becausethey wanttosharewhatthey know but because they need the company of the like-minded, the fellow- afflicted.Don DeLillo
She is older thantherocks among whichshesits; likethe vampire, shehas beendead many times, and learned the secrets of the grave.walter pater
There are no secrets better kept than the secrets everybody guesses.George Bernard Shaw
"The heart cherishes secrets not worth the telling"stephen r. donaldson
I want a church I can stay in for years. I don't want surprises, scandals, or secrets from my church leaders.ted haggard
The Congo Free State is unique in its kind. It has nothing to hide and no secrets and is not beholden to anyone except its founder.King Leopold II
Taylor's Law states: "The Foreign Office knows no secrets."a. j. p. taylor
Many secrets of art and nature are thought by the unlearned to be magical .roger bacon
La bonté n'est pas sans écueils: on l'attribue au caractère, on veut rarement y reconnaître les efforts secrets d'une belle âme, tandis qu'on récompense les gens méchants du mal qu'ils ne font pas.honoré de balzac
The face of nature and civilization in this our country is to a certain point a very sufficient literary field. But it will yield its secrets only to a really grasping imagination... To write well and worthily of American things one need even more than elsewhere to be a master.Henry James
There are no secrets except the secrets that keep themselves.George Bernard Shaw
It would be the greatest disaster which could befall our House if any untoward accident befall you, which may God avert! Do not hesitate to open letters addressed to me. Your love for me and the absolute confidence between us make me feel that I cannot have any secrets from you.william the silent
The seven liberal arts do not adequately divide theoretical philosophy; but, as Hugh of St. Victor says, seven arts are grouped together (leaving out certain other ones), because those who wanted to learn philosophy were first instructed in them. And the reason why they are divided into the trivium and quadrivium is that “they are as it were paths (viae) introducing the quick mind to the secrets of philosophy.”
The discussion of the -- of the volcanoes, the explosions, the Galactic confederation 75 million years ago, and a gentleman by the name Xemu there. Those are not trade secrets.
That’s why her hair is so big. It’s full of secrets.Damian Leigh
The trade secrets that they're trying to protect, all that science fiction space opera stuff at the end of the road, it's already on the hard load--hard drives of millions of people. In other words, the cat's out of the bag. So anybody that cares to investigate this organization are just a few keystrokes away from finding the truth-- and it's out there.
secrets of the cosmos will begin to unravel. I, for one, can't wait.lisa randall
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