A picture is a secret about a secret, the more it tells you the less you know.
Truth never damages a cause that is just.
Allowing ourselves to become a nation of silent, secretive, timid citizens is likely to result in a system of democracy and justice that is neither very democratic nor very just.
I was worried about my own vagina. It needed a context of other vaginas-- a community, a culture of vaginas. There's so much darkness and secrecy surrounding them-- like the Bermunda Triangle.
But let us laugh carelessly like other men. Let us be timid even among fools. Let us knot silence around our throats. For they would surely kill us.
I have no doubt that the nation has suffered more from undue secrecy than from undue disclosure. The government takes good care of itself.
It has always seemed that a fear of judgment is the mark of guilt and the burden of insecurity.
You should not honor men more than truth.
Never hide things from hardcore thinkers. They get more aggravated, more provoked by confusion than the most painful truths.
Tension, in the long run, is a more dangerous force than any feud known to man.
Sunlight is the best disinfectant.
We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.
Privacy seems not an illusion for those who want to believe in secrecy principle.
No secrecy, no business.
There is not a crime, there is not a dodge, there is not a trick, there is not a swindle, there is not a vice which does not live by secrecy.