Top 60 Privately Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Privately Quotes from famous people such as Fethullah Gulen, Cass Sunstein, Donald Rumsfeld, Mary Oliver, Liz Phair, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Throughout my life, I have publicly and privately denou

Throughout my life, I have publicly and privately denounced military interventions in domestic politics. In fact, I have been advocating for democracy for decades.
Fethullah Gulen
Most problems are best solved privately, not through government. There’s a problem of discourtesy in the world, which is best handled through social norms, which are indispensable. But you wouldn’t want the government to be mandating courtesy.
Cass Sunstein
The Federal Government should be the last resort, not the first. Ask if a potential program is truly a federal responsibility or whether it can better be handled privately, by voluntary organizations, or by local or state governments.
Donald Rumsfeld
I worked privately, and sometimes I feel that might be better for poets than the kind of social workshop gathering. My school was the great poets: I read, and I read, and I read.
Mary Oliver
Like, I kind of developed my musical style in a vacuum. Even though I listen to a lot of stuff, the way I wrote was in my bedroom, really privately. It’s still the way I write, actually.
Liz Phair
I remember when I first started modeling, and I would read interviews with people. Then I would see them, and they would always say something entirely different to a crowd of people than they would say privately. I always found that really offensive.
Paulina Porizkova
Praying privately in churches, I began to discover that heaven was my true home and also that it was here and now, woven into this life.
Lionel Blue
I hadn’t ever worked with an ‘editor’ until I was 26 – although that could be partly chalked up to the MFA vs. NYC thing, where I came up through institutions that encouraged writers to write privately for a long, long time and not sully themselves with concerns about audience or the business side of writing.
Jenny Zhang
Ronald Reagan’s legacy is deeply misunderstood because there are political actors in America who, for several reasons, have privately held agendas that they want to sell to the American public in the most appealing way possible. They often find the best way to do that is to package their product with the Reagan brand.
Eugene Jarecki
I don’t live lavishly, so it’s not like I have 20 assistants and travel privately and shop every day.
Mila Kunis
My ex-boyfriend didn’t hear me fart once, and we were together six years. I hated the thought of grossing him out, so I think some things should be left to do privately.
Emily Atack
A company logo may be the last thing cost-conscious CEOs focus on when they’re looking to jump-start growth. Which is perhaps why it took more than two decades for White Mountain Footwear, a privately held shoe manufacturer based in Lisbon, N.H., to finally give its own emblem some serious thought.
Tahl Raz
Growing up, my experience with transsexualism was nothing but shame. It was something very hidden, and dealt with very privately.
Laura Jane Grace
I’ve always had a process that I do before I even get to set or go to the location. I work privately, and it almost feels like therapy between me and who I’m playing. So I have this inner life that’s there and it gives me a confidence, too, that when I’m playing the role I know every question.
Kirsten Dunst
Tolling… has a place. We’re not going to toll our way to prosperity as a country. It is a tool that can be used in some instances, for example, to add capacity and to pay for that capacity privately. But I don’t think it is a complete solution to how we deal with our surface transportation issues.
Anthony Foxx
Being government funded does not necessarily mean being biased, just like being privately funded does not necessarily mean being independent.
Margarita Simonyan
With Iran, we negotiated privately in 2012-2013 from a position of strength, not a position of weakness. The secret negotiations in Oman. This ultimately led to the Joint Plan of Action of November 2013.
Tom Cotton
I’m not a natural employer. I live very privately, and we like our privacy at home. To be sitting and talking with your wife or your family and to have somebody walking around and you’re ignoring them, I couldn’t handle that at all. I can barely handle a cleaning lady coming in every so often.
Jim Carter
You need to see what the actor needs. This one wants to be talked to privately. That one doesn’t mind if you block it for them. Just tell me the truth and I’ll adapt to it.
Penny Marshall
If I want to dislike women, I should be allowed to. As it happens, I love them. Women to me are privately worshipped and publicly disdained.
Sebastian Horsley
I’m fascinated by power, by those that can be publicly generous and privately ruthless.
Ethan Canin
I speak publicly about the things I am speaking privately about, and there is no difference – the things I’m passionate about and dissecting with my friends and family, the things that are valuable to me, are the things that I publicly share and publicly promote.
Liv Hewson
I loved the gentlemanly way they treated each other. It was unlike anything I was used to. I started helping them strike the set and, at 11, began taking acting classes privately.
Jeffrey Tambor
I had a full-time driver, or I would take my Bentley. I’d have big houses in the Hamptons for the summer, taking seaplanes or helicopters out. I did a lot of flying privately to Miami. A lot of shopping.
Molly Bloom
In this journey there is so much to my life that I just do privately… I don’t really make it a huge priority to tell every single thing that I do every single day about my life.
Maya Moore
I’ve been trying to challenge myself to be more explicit. I’ve always liked punk rock and Sonic Youth. I make that music privately, but I’ve never released it.
Sufjan Stevens
Privately, I’m thrilled with what I do, but publicly, I hold it in disdain.
Jim Crace
I just did in my early twenties what most did when they were teenagers, being free and exploring and making mistakes, but I did it in France. I did it privately.
Molly Ringwald
The land which the Society of Jews will have secured by international law must naturally be privately owned.
Theodor Herzl
It is neither racist nor elitist to say publicly what every rational person believes privately – that if you don’t know anything about a subject, you ought not to raise your hand or cast a ballot on the matter.
Tom Tancredo
I support a lot of causes, but I do it privately. My profession shouldn’t be a platform.
Billy Squier
The first book I wrote was The Bride Price which was a

The first book I wrote was The Bride Price which was a romantic book, but my husband burnt the book when he saw it. I was the typical African woman, I’d done this privately, I wanted him to look at it, approve it and he said he wouldn’t read it.
Buchi Emecheta
Lympne Castle opens its doors to visitors during the summer only. It is privately owned, and more an interesting medieval manor than a castle.
David Hewson
The only thing we don’t do together is get in front of an actor and show any indecision at all about what we think. We don’t always agree, so we meet privately, then one or the other will approach the actor.
Bobby Farrelly
Historically a publicly unaccepted but incredibly rich culture, queer love was only able to exist privately for a long time, expressed in society through coded art forms.
King Princess
A secret is not something unrevealed, but something told privately, in a whisper.
Marcel Pagnol
Often, I think, displaced people imagine themselves leading double lives. So a portion of my identity has always been privately siphoned into what would have been if I had stayed in Wisconsin.
Mona Simpson
In 2008, while the film version of my book ‘Choke’ was coming to market, my mother was diagnosed with lung cancer. That meant that I had to appear in public to promote a comedy about a son trying to save his dying mother – the plot of Choke – while privately I was caring for my own dying mother. It was torture.
Chuck Palahniuk
When I’m dining out privately, I tend to avoid fine-dining venues; I like things to feel casual.
Nobu Matsuhisa
I went to a college in New York called New Paltz. I studied theater there for four years. I also studied privately in NYC with a teacher named Robert X. Modica.
Aida Turturro
There are so many things I’ve done that I’m glad I’ve done privately because it’s so embarrassing just anyway.
Alison Sudol
‘Instagram’ Direct is a really interesting feature because it’s grown significantly since we launched it. People continue to use it to communicate more privately.
Kevin Systrom
What we’re discussing privately and publicly, is a budget which is a blueprint for the future which creates jobs, which educates our children, which provides healthcare for all Americans, which takes our deficit down, which gives a tax cut for 95% of the American people.
Nancy Pelosi
Admonish your friends privately, but praise them openly.
Publilius Syrus
As I got older, I would study privately with some coaches. Then I found Lee Strasberg, which I loved.
Daniella Alonso
Decisions about whether industries or companies should be publicly or privately owned are for the governments of developing countries to make; but where they ask for our assistance we’ll give it.
Hilary Benn
For now, I’m just going to hang out with these two smoking hotties and fly privately around the world. It might be lonely up here, but I sure like the view.
Charlie Sheen
In my ministry, I’ve been fortunate to privately advise many national leaders, celebrities and people of unusual influence.
Paula White
I published, privately, a collection of my serious poetry I had written over the years. I only published 50 copies, which I gave to friends, in a special deluxe edition. It was ridiculously expensive but I’m glad that I did it.
Tom Glazer
You know, I think that a conversation about what Facebook is – is it a public resource, even though it’s a privately owned corporation? Is it a media company? It is certainly not just a platform, as Facebook has claimed repeatedly. I think that is a really important question.
Masha Gessen
Chia Chang, the Washington correspondent for the privately owned Taipei news organization ‘United Daily News,’ was told to leave the ICAO building after producing a Taiwanese passport to ICAO media accreditation officials. Canada recognizes Taiwanese passports. Beijing does not.
Terry Glavin
No, I am a crier and if people ever saw me privately they would be shocked at what a bowl of mush I am underneath it all.
Larry David
Reddit is not a public utility or a public square; it’s a privately owned space on the Internet.
John Scalzi
I often find myself privately stewing about much British art, thinking that except for their tremendous gardens, that the English are not primarily visual artists, and are, in nearly unsurpassable ways, literary.
Jerry Saltz
The inequalities are greater now than in ’92. Some states have equalized per-pupil spending but they set the ‘equal level’ very low, so that wealthy districts simply raise extra money privately.
Jonathan Kozol
Unbeknownst to most American investors, significant portions of their public pension, mutual fund, life insurance and private portfolios are comprised of stocks of privately held companies that partner with state sponsors of terror.
Frank Gaffney
I only pay to take my son to the movies, because most of the time I only watch European movies, independent movies, or screen them privately. But I like to go to movies with my son because it’s still fun; it reminds me of why I make movies.
Antoine Fuqua
Because of England’s lack of social mobility, unless they make truly heroic efforts, writers who are privately educated and then go on to Oxbridge or an institution like the BBC will generally embarrass themselves when they attempt to have a go at working- or lower middle-class characters.
Adrian McKinty
I knew I had an unhealthy child, mainly after about the 20th week, so I knew I was battling against it. I did that privately because I think it’s important that the team don’t deal with that burden – that’s my responsibility.
Emma Hayes
They’ve found a way to privately, or within a small family group, share expressions, or other images, drawings, and then gain access to some of the world’s great expressions and images and make them real, make them tangible.
John Doerr