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Letter "S" » secretly
«It's my guess that those cutting-edge artists who attack tradition secretly believe tradition will survive to enshrine them as the wild and crazy geniuses who destroyed it»
«By a continuing process of inflation, government can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens.»
«It is easier to talk about money -- and much easier to talk about sex -- than it is to talk about power. People who have it deny it; people who want it do not want to appear to hunger for it; and people who engage in its machinations do so secretly.»
«From my close observation of writers...they fall into two groups: 1) those who bleed copiously and visibly at any bad review, and 2) those who bleed copiously and secretly at any bad review.»
Author: Isaac Asimov
, fall into
«And after this Joseph of Arimathaea, being a disciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the Jews, besought Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus: and Pilate gave him leave. He came therefore, and took the body of Jesus.»
«If I have made gold my hope, or have said to the fine gold, Thou art my confidence; / If I rejoice because my wealth was great, and because mine hand had gotten much; / If I beheld the sun when it shined, or the moon walking in brightness; / And my heart hath been secretly enticed, or my mouth hath kissed my hand: / This also were an iniquity to be punished by the judge: for I should have denied the God that is above.»
«And the children of Israel did secretly those things that were not right against the LORD their God, and they built them high places in all their cities, from the tower of the watchmen to the fenced city.»
«Anyone who can be proved to be a seditious person is an outlaw before God and the emperor; and whoever is the first to put him to death does right and well. Therefore let everyone who can, smite, slay and stab, secretly or openly, remembering that nothing can be more poisonous, hurtful, or devilish than a rebel.»
Author: Martin Luther
, The Emperor
«If I always appear prepared, it is because before entering an undertaking, I have meditated long and have foreseen what might occur. It is not genius where reveals to me suddenly and secretly what I should do in circumstances unexpected by others; it is thought and preparation.»
«And those who are constant, seeking the pleasure of their Lord, and keep up prayer and spend (benevolently) out of what We have given them secretly and openly and repel evil with good; as for those, they shall have the (happy) issue of the abode. (Th»