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Theywhocangiveupessentiallibertytoobtainalittletemporarysafety
deserveneitherlibertynorsafety.
BenjaminFranklin,Memoirsofthelife&writingsofBenjamin
Franklin
tags:freedom,liberty,privacy,safety,security

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Ihavetobealoneveryoften.I'dbequitehappyifIspentfromSaturday
nightuntilMondaymorningaloneinmyapartment.That'showIrefuel."

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(AudreyHepburn:ManySidedCharmer,LIFEMagazine,December7,
1953)
AudreyHepburn
tags:alone,content,privacy,refueling,reprive,restoration,solitude,weekend

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Ifinditwholesometobealonethegreaterpartofthetime.Tobein
company,evenwiththebest,issoonwearisomeanddissipating.Iloveto
bealone.Ineverfoundthecompanionthatwassocompanionableas
solitude.
HenryDavidThoreau,Walden
tags:companions,company,privacy,solitude

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Solitudesometimesisbestsociety.
JohnMilton,ParadiseLost
tags:companionship,privacy,solitude

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Welive,infact,inaworldstarvedforsolitude,silence,andprivate:and
thereforestarvedformeditationandtruefriendship.
C.S.Lewis,TheWeightofGlory
tags:christianity,friendship,privacy,solitude

tags:diaries,journals,justice,privacy

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Language...hascreatedtheword'loneliness'toexpressthepainofbeingalone.
Andithascreatedtheword'solitude'toexpressthegloryofbeingalone.
PaulTillich,TheEternalNow
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Tobeleftaloneisthemostpreciousthingonecanaskofthemodern
world.
AnthonyBurgess,HomageToQwertYuiop:Essays
tags:encroachment,privacy,solitude

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Ineversaid,'Iwanttobealone.'Ionlysaid'Iwanttobeletalone!'There
isallthedifference.
GretaGarbo,Garbo
tags:dignity,freedom,privacy,respect,solitude

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Friendsdontspytruefriendshipisaboutprivacy,too.
StephenKing,HeartsinAtlantis
tags:friends,friendship,privacy

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Ifyoureadsomeoneelse'sdiary,yougetwhatyoudeserve.
DavidSedaris

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Allhumanbeingshavethreelives:public,private,andsecret.
GabrielGarc
aMrquez,GabrielGarcaMrquez:aLife
tags:life,privacy,publicimage,secrecy

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QuotesAboutPrivacy(190quotes)
tags:courage,independence,language,loneliness,pain,paradox,personalfreedom,privacy,solitude
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Hereinyourmindyouhavecompleteprivacy.Herethere'snodifference
betweenwhatisandwhatcouldbe.
ChuckPalahniuk,Asfixia
tags:privacy

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Shewishedtherewassomeplacewhereshecouldgotohumitoutloud.
Somekindofmusicwastooprivatetosinginahousecramfallofpeople.
Itwasfunny,too,howlonesomeapersoncouldbeinacrowdedhouse.
CarsonMcCullers,TheHeartisaLonelyHunter
tags:privacy

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IfafterIdie,peoplewanttowritemybiography,thereisnothing
simpler.Theyonlyneedtwodates:thedateofmybirthandthedateof
mydeath.Betweenoneandanother,everydayismine.
FernandoPessoa,PoemsofFernandoPessoa
tags:birth,death,intimacy,life,poetry,privacy

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Whenitcomestoprivacyandaccountability,peoplealwaysdemandthe
formerforthemselvesandthelatterforeveryoneelse.
DavidBrin
tags:accountability,judgement,judging,privacy

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Whatisagenius?Apersonwhodemandslittletonothingfromothers,
butisoftenfoundextremelydifficulttohavearound.
CrissJami,Killosophy

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tags:complex,creative,different,difficulties,distinction,envy,genius,geniusdistinction,independent,
independentthought,inferiority,inferioritycomplex,intimidating,misunderstanding,odd,privacy,selfsufficiency,
simplicity,superiority
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Iwantsomeonetositbesideaftertheday'spursuitandallitsanguish,
afteritslistening,anditswaitings,anditssuspicions.Afterquarrelling
andreconciliationIneedprivacytobealonewithyou,tosetthishubbub
inorder.ForIamasneatasacatinmyhabits.
VirginiaWoolf,TheWaves
tags:chaosandorder,companionship,friendship,peace,privacy,quietness,solitude

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Findmeaning.Distinguishmelancholyfromsadness.Gooutforawalk.
Itdoesnthavetobearomanticwalkinthepark,springatitsmost
spectacularmoment,flowersandsmellsandoutstandingpoetical
imagerysmoothlytransferringyouintoanotherworld.Itdoesnthaveto
beawalkduringwhichyoullhavemultiplelifeepiphaniesanddiscovermeanings
nootherbrainevermanagedtoencounter.Donotbeafraidofspendingquality
timebyyourself.Findmeaningordontfindmeaningbut'steal'sometimeandgive
itfreelyandexclusivelytoyourownself.Optforprivacyandsolitude.Thatdoesnt
makeyouantisocialorcauseyoutorejecttherestoftheworld.Butyouneedto
breathe.Andyouneedtobe.
AlbertCamus,Notebooks19511959
tags:depression,meaning,privacy,sadness,solitude

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Ishouldsay:thehousesheltersdaydreaming,thehouseprotectsthedreamer,
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WherevertherealpowerinaGovernmentlies,thereisthedangerof
oppression.InourGovernments,therealpowerliesinthemajorityof
theCommunity,andtheinvasionofprivaterightsischieflytobe
apprehended,notfromtheactsofGovernmentcontrarytothesenseof
itsconstituents,butfromactsinwhichtheGovernmentisthemereinstrumentof
themajornumberoftheconstituents.
JamesMadison,LettersandOtherWritingsofJamesMadisonVolume3
tags:oppression,privacy

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thehouseallowsonetodreaminpeace.
GastonBachelard,ThePoeticsofSpace
tags:dream,house,privacy,space

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Inthekingdomofglasseverythingistransparent,andthereisnoplace
tohideadarkheart.
VeraNazarian,ThePerpetualCalendarofInspiration

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tags:clarity,clear,dark,disguise,glass,heart,hide,honest,honesty,kingdom,privacy,transparency,transparent
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Butthereareotherwordsforprivacyandindependence.Theyare
isolationandloneliness.
MeganWhalenTurner,TheKingofAttolia
tags:independence,isolation,loneliness,privacy

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Istaredupattheskyandraisedmymiddlefinger,justincaseGodwas
watching.Idon'tlikebeingspiedon.
AnnabelPitcher,MySisterLivesontheMantelpiece
tags:cursing,god,humor,innocent,middlefinger,privacy,secret,spied

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blindnessisaprivatematterbetweenapersonandtheeyeswithwhich
heorshewasborn.
JosSaramago,Blindness
tags:blindness,inspiration,privacy

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PrivacyisnotsomethingthatI'mmerelyentitledto,it'sanabsolute
prerequisite.
MarlonBrando
tags:privacy,solitutde

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I'mnotreclusiveatall.Justprivate.
DonDeLillo
tags:autobiography,privacy,reclusiveness,robertmccrum

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Ihavenoprivacy.ButIfeelsoalone.
SusanBethPfeffer,LifeAsWeKnewIt
tags:loneliness,paradox,privacy

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Noonelikestoseeagovernmentfolderwithhisnameonit.
StephenKing,Firestarter
tags:privacy

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Privacylikeeatingandbreathingisoneoflife'sbasicrequirements.
KatherineNeville
tags:privacy,secrecy

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Experienceshouldteachustobemostonourguardtoprotectliberty
whenthegovernment'spurposesarebeneficent.Menborntofreedom
arenaturallyalerttorepelinvasionoftheirlibertybyevilmindedrulers.
Thegreatestdangerstolibertylurkininsidiousencroachmentbymenof
zeal,wellmeaningbutwithoutunderstanding."

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[Olmsteadv.U.S.,277U.S.438(1928)(dissenting)]
LouisD.Brandeis
tags:civilrights,encroachment,freedom,government,liberty,policy,privacy

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