Privacy Quotes and Sayings

Posted by Brian

Privacy is an ability of a person or a group of persons to bound them separately and selectively. The areas and content of that individual or group differs between cultures, but their basics are common. Privacy is sometimes related to a wish to remain unidentified before anybody. It also relates that something special, sensitive or secret between two or more person. Here are some privacy quotations, quotes and sayings by well-known authors, which help you to express feelings of privacy to others.


An autobiography is not about pictures; it’s about the stories; it’s about honesty and as much truth as you can tell without coming too close to other people’s privacy.
– Boris BeckerAs a culture I see us as presently deprived of subtleties. The music is loud, the anger is elevated, sex seems lacking in sweetness and privacy.
– Shelley Berman

Friends will be much apart. They will respect more each other’s privacy than their communion.
– Henry David Thoreau

Human beings are not meant to lose their anonymity and privacy.
– Sarah Chalke

I have been called a nun with a switchblade where my privacy is concerned. I think there’s a point where one says, that’s for family, that’s for me.
– Julie Andrews

I really fight for my privacy.
– Kyle MacLachlan

I don’t think when people sign up for a life of doing something they love to do they should have to sign up for a complete loss of privacy. I understand a little loss of privacy coming with the job.
– Sarah Chalke

I’ve always been very zealous about not invading other people’s private spaces.
– Peter Jennings

Let those who know know, and let me keep what little privacy I can.
– Lisa Bonet

Like most people, I would sing in the privacy of my home. I’d also sing for my daughters or at a guest at somebody’s function. I loved doing it.
– Danny Aiello

Modern Americans are so exposed, peered at, inquired about, and spied upon as to be increasingly without privacy-members of a ;naked society and denizens of a goldfish bowl.
– Edward V. Long

Nothing that we have authorized conflicts with any law regarding privacy or any provision of the constitution.
– John Ashcroft

Privacy and security are those things you give up when you show the world what makes you extraordinary.
– Margaret Cho

Privacy is the right to be alone–the most comprehensive of rights, and the right most valued by civilized man.
– Louis D. Brandeis

Privacy is not something that I’m merely entitled to, it’s an absolute prerequisite.
– Marlon Brando

Privacy under what circumstance? Privacy at home under what circumstances? You have more privacy if everyone’s illiterate, but you wouldn’t really call that privacy. That’s ignorance.
– Bruce Sterling

Relying on the government to protect your privacy is like asking a peeping tom to install your window blinds.
– John Perry Barlow

Really, life is complicated enough without having a bunch of Senators deciding what we should do in the privacy of our own homes.
– Barbara Boxer

The personal life of every individual is based on secrecy, and perhaps it is partly for that reason that civilised man is so nervously anxious that personal privacy should be respected.
– Anton Chekhov

There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
– George Eliot

The closing of a door can bring blessed privacy and comfort – the opening, terror. Conversely, the closing of a door can be a sad and final thing – the opening a wonderfully joyous moment.
– Andy Rooney
The personal life of every individual is based on secrecy, and perhaps it is partly for that reason that civilised man is so nervously anxious that personal privacy should be respected.
– Anton Chekhov

The people who are willing to talk about imagination rarely have much. Imagination is a guilty secret, usually, a passion best kept inside the privacy of ones own skull.
– Margaret Lee Runbeck

You already have zero privacy – get over it.
– Scott McNealy

You lose your privacy, and sometimes, people don’t see you as human.
– Shawn Wayans

Writing can sometimes be exploitative. I like to take a few steps of remove in order to respect the privacy of the subject. If readers make the link, they have engaged with the poem.
– John Barton


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  • Future said:

    I have as much privacy as a goldfish in a bowl.
    – Princess Margaret

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