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QUOTES ON SECRETS


The biggest secrets are staring us right in the face and we don't see a thing.

DON DELILLO, Underworld

A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other. A solemn consideration, when I enter a great city by night, that every one of those darkly clustered houses encloses its own secret; that every room in every one of them encloses its own secret; that every beating heart in the hundreds of thousands of breasts there, is, in some of its imaginings, a secret to the heart nearest it!

CHARLES DICKENS, A Tale of Two Cities

Fame and secrecy are the high and low ends of the same fascination.

DON DELILLO, Underworld

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