quotes tagged with 'secret'

Even though everyone may discover what goes on in the temple, and many have already revealed it, the important thing is that I do not reveal these things; they must remain sacred to me. I must preserve a zone of sanctity which cannot be violated whether or not anyone else in the room has the remotest idea what the situation really is . . . . No matter what happens, it will, then, always remain secret: only I know exactly the weight and force of the covenants I have made--I and the Lord with whom I have made them--unless I choose to reveal them. If I do not, then they are secret and sacred no matter what others may say or do. Anyone who would reveal these things has not understood them, and therefore that person has not given them away. You cannot reveal what you do not know!

Author: Hugh Nibley, Source: The Temple and the Cosmos, p. 64Saved by cboyack in temple secret covenant sacred 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]
I will govern my life and my thoughts as if all the world were to see the one and to read the other; for what does it signify to make anything a secret to my neighbor, when to God all our privacies are open?
Author: Seneca, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in integrity character secret privacy 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Never suffer a thought to be harbored in your mind which you would not avow openly. When tempted to do anything in secret, ask yourself if you would do it in public. If you would not, be sure it is wrong.
Author: Thomas Jefferson, Source: Letter to his grandson Francis Eppes, 14, Monticello, May 21, 1816Saved by cboyack in thought mind secret public 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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