Deception and privileged secrets are common facets of politics.
All human beings have three lives: public, private, and secret.
In daily life we never understand each other, neither complete clairvoyance nor complete confessional exists. We know each other approximately, by external signs, and these serve well enough as a basis for society and even...
The principle victims of British policies are Unpeople—those whose lives are deemed worthless, expendable in the pursuit of power and commercial gain. They are the modern equivalent of the ‘savages’ of colonial days, who could...
Secrecy is an idea which presumes men can’t read minds to each other.
As opposition leader, [Stephen Harper] wrote in the Montreal Gazette in the year before he came to power: ‘Information is the lifeblood of a democracy. Without adequate access to key information about government policies and...
A picture is a secret about a secret, the more it tells you the less you know.
Bene vixit, bene qui latuit.”(To live well is to live concealed.)
There are springs in the mind from which others cannot drink.
Whatever it is that you think you have discovered. You must forget it.