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Talkers and futile persons are commonly vain and credulous withal, for he that talketh what he knoweth will also talk what he knoweth not; therefore set it down that a habit of secrecy is both politic and moral.

The secret things belong unto the Lord our God.

The truly wise man should have no keeper of his secret but himself.

There is a skeleton in every house.

There is as much responsibility in imparting your own secrets, as in keeping those of your neighbor.

Thou hast betrayed thy secret as a bird betrays her nest, by striving to conceal it.

Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.

To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly.

To tell our own secrets is generally folly, but that folly is without guilt; to communicate those with which we are intrusted is always treachery, and treachery for the most part combined with folly.

Trust him not with your secrets, who, when left alone in your room, turns over your papers.

Trust no secrets to a friend, which, if reported, would bring infamy.

Two may keep counsel, putting one away.

What is mine, even to my life, is hers I love; but the secret of my friend is not mine.

What thou seest speak of with caution.

When a secret is revealed, it is the fault of the man who has intrusted it.

When two friends part they should lock up one another's secrets, and interchange their keys.

Where secrecy or mystery begins, vice or roguery is not far off.

Who shall be true to us, when we are so unsecret to ourselves?


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