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Thought-provoking Quotes About Privacy (Page 2 of 2)

Quote: I really believe that we don't have to make a trade-off between security and privacy. I think technology gives us the ability to have both. by author John Poindexter overlaid on photo of white wooden dock on white sand
Photo Credit: Ben

I really believe that we don't have to make a trade-off between security and privacy. I think technology gives us the ability to have both.


Quote: Privacy isn't negotiable. It's the right of every American. by author Jackie Speier overlaid on photo of silhouette of man looking towards left
Photo Credit: Vivek Trivedi

Privacy isn't negotiable. It's the right of every American.


As a matter of historical analysis, the relationship between secrecy and privacy can be stated in an axiom: the defense of privacy follows, and never precedes, the emergence of new technologies for the exposure of secrets.


Quote: Secrecy is what is known, but not to everyone. Privacy is what allows us to keep what we know to ourselves. by author Jill Lepore overlaid on photo of black Corona typewriter on brown wood planks
Photo Credit: Patrick Fore

Secrecy is what is known, but not to everyone. Privacy is what allows us to keep what we know to ourselves.


Quote: The worst thing about being famous is the invasion of your privacy. by author Justin Timberlake overlaid on photo of pink concrete wall during daytime
Photo Credit: Bekky Bekks

The worst thing about being famous is the invasion of your privacy.


Quote: We are losing privacy at an alarming rate -- we have none left. by author John McAfee overlaid on photo of library shelf near black wooden ladder
Photo Credit: Henry Be

We are losing privacy at an alarming rate -- we have none left.


Quote: The most promising privacy thing is stupid phones. I'm dumping all my smart phones. by author John McAfee overlaid on photo of red and yellow abstract painting
Photo Credit: Mathias P.R. Reding

The most promising privacy thing is stupid phones. I'm dumping all my smart phones.


Quote: There is no such thing as absolute privacy in America. by author James Comey overlaid on photo of clear blue sea under blue sky
Photo Credit: Aleksandr Eremin

There is no such thing as absolute privacy in America.


Quote: The right of an individual to conduct intimate relationships in the intimacy of his or her own home seems to me to be the heart of the Constitution's protection of privacy. by author Harry A. Blackmun overlaid on photo of blue and white abstract painting
Photo Credit: Daniele Levis Pelusi

The right of an individual to conduct intimate relationships in the intimacy of his or her own home seems to me to be the heart of the Constitution's protection of privacy.


Quote: I suspect privacy is a very new concept to humanity. by author Helen Fisher overlaid on photo of man in blue tank top holding green and black skateboard
Photo Credit: Anand Thakur

I suspect privacy is a very new concept to humanity.


Quote: I don't actually believe there's any such thing as privacy. by author George Church overlaid on photo of eyeglasses in bokeh photography
Photo Credit: James Sutton

I don't actually believe there's any such thing as privacy.


Quote: I really think we need to see how we can expand our privacy laws. by author Gene Green overlaid on photo of person sitting on black surface looking to sky
Photo Credit: Jeremy Bishop

I really think we need to see how we can expand our privacy laws.




Quote: Far from being the basis of the good society, the family, with its narrow privacy and tawdry secrets, is the source of all our discontents. by author Edmund Leach overlaid on photo of person holding white book
Photo Credit: Valentin Salja

Far from being the basis of the good society, the family, with its narrow privacy and tawdry secrets, is the source of all our discontents.


Quote: I want my government to do something about my privacy -- I don't want to just do it on my own. by author Evgeny Morozov overlaid on photo of pink flower
Photo Credit: Michael Held

I want my government to do something about my privacy -- I don't want to just do it on my own.


Quote: If you have something that you don't want anyone to know, maybe you shouldn't be doing it in the first place. by author Eric Schmidt overlaid on photo of pair of white lace-up shoes
Photo Credit: Christian Chen

If you have something that you don't want anyone to know, maybe you shouldn't be doing it in the first place.


Quote: You have to fight for your privacy or you lose it. by author Eric Schmidt overlaid on photo of brown pathway between green plants
Photo Credit: Ignacio Correia

You have to fight for your privacy or you lose it.


Quote: The bigger the network, the harder it is to leave. Many users find it too daunting to start afresh on a new site, so they quietly consent to Facebook's privacy bullying. by author Evgeny Morozov overlaid on photo of brown tabby kitten looking up
Photo Credit: The Lucky Neko

The bigger the network, the harder it is to leave. Many users find it too daunting to start afresh on a new site, so they quietly consent to Facebook's privacy bullying.


Privacy is a right, but as in any democratic society, it is not an absolute right.


Quote: The right to privacy has both positive and negative connotations for those who consider themselves part of the natural law tradition. by author David Novak overlaid on photo of gray building
Photo Credit: Mitchell Luo

The right to privacy has both positive and negative connotations for those who consider themselves part of the natural law tradition.


Quote: If you are everywhere, then you've sacrificed the very thing that you are complaining about, which is your own privacy. by author Cote de Pablo overlaid on photo of time lapse photography body of water
Photo Credit: JanFillem

If you are everywhere, then you've sacrificed the very thing that you are complaining about, which is your own privacy.


Quote: I don't always want my opinion known. What little privacy I have left I'd like to maintain. by author Calvin Klein overlaid on photo of red rose
Photo Credit: Ergita Sela

I don't always want my opinion known. What little privacy I have left I'd like to maintain.


Quote: I hate that tabloid idea of anybody who is famous having to forfeit their privacy. by author Caitlin Moran overlaid on photo of woman looking up to the sky while standing on white sand
Photo Credit: averie woodard

I hate that tabloid idea of anybody who is famous having to forfeit their privacy.


Quote: It's important to be informed about issues like usability, reliability, security, privacy, and some of the inherent limitations of computers. by author Brian Kernighan overlaid on photo of brown wooden board
Photo Credit: Joshua Bartell

It's important to be informed about issues like usability, reliability, security, privacy, and some of the inherent limitations of computers.


Quote: If we don't act now to safeguard our privacy, we could all become victims of identity theft. by author Bill Nelson overlaid on photo of person in black long sleeve shirt using brown and white rotary phone
Photo Credit: NeONBRAND

If we don't act now to safeguard our privacy, we could all become victims of identity theft.


Quote: Do I have a reasonable expectation of privacy in any information that I share with a company? My Google searches? The emails I send? Do I have a reasonable expectation of privacy in anything but maybe a letter I hand deliver to my wife? by author Blake Farenthold overlaid on photo of photo of author Blake Farenthold with quote

Do I have a reasonable expectation of privacy in any information that I share with a company? My Google searches? The emails I send? Do I have a reasonable expectation of privacy in anything but maybe a letter I hand deliver to my wife?


Quote: Everything is accessible to everyone all the time, and I think there are wondrous things to treasure with what the Internet has made available to journalists. But I think it's also had some effects that are less pleasant. It has chipped away at a sense of privacy and secrecy. by author Bill Keller overlaid on photo of Bill Keller quote; white text on black background

Everything is accessible to everyone all the time, and I think there are wondrous things to treasure with what the Internet has made available to journalists. But I think it's also had some effects that are less pleasant. It has chipped away at a sense of privacy and secrecy.


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.


Quote: Any privacy in public is a hard thing to negotiate. by author Benedict Cumberbatch overlaid on photo of men's white dress shirt
Photo Credit: Jana Sabeth

Any privacy in public is a hard thing to negotiate.


Quote: Privacy and encryption work, but it's too easy to make a mistake that exposes you. by author Barton Gellman overlaid on photo of white Starbuck plastic cup on brown fabric armchair
Photo Credit: Taylor Wright

Privacy and encryption work, but it's too easy to make a mistake that exposes you.


Quote: The National Security Agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since Congress granted the agency broad new powers in 2008, according to an internal audit and other top-secret documents. by author Barton Gellman overlaid on photo of ocean wave during day
Photo Credit: Ahmed Saeed

The National Security Agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since Congress granted the agency broad new powers in 2008, according to an internal audit and other top-secret documents.


Quote: Personal privacy is a closely held American value. by author Anna Eshoo overlaid on photo of fireplace on fire
Photo Credit: Greg Rosenke

Personal privacy is a closely held American value.


Quote: I am a private person; I think that's important if you're an actor. But there's a difference between privacy and secrecy, and I'm not a secretive person. by author Andrew Scott overlaid on photo of white and gray floral bed sheet
Photo Credit: Emiliano Vittoriosi

I am a private person; I think that's important if you're an actor. But there's a difference between privacy and secrecy, and I'm not a secretive person.


Quote: Regarding social media, I really don't understand what appears to be the general population's lack of concern over privacy issues in publicizing their entire lives on the Internet for others to see to such an extent... but hey it's them, not me, so whatever. by author Axl Rose overlaid on photo of photo of author Axl Rose with quote

Regarding social media, I really don't understand what appears to be the general population's lack of concern over privacy issues in publicizing their entire lives on the Internet for others to see to such an extent... but hey it's them, not me, so whatever.


Quote: There is nothing new in the realization that the Constitution sometimes insulates the criminality of a few in order to protect the privacy of us all. by author Antonin Scalia overlaid on photo of empty seashore near high-rise building
Photo Credit: frank mckenna

There is nothing new in the realization that the Constitution sometimes insulates the criminality of a few in order to protect the privacy of us all.


Quote: Privacy is one of the biggest problems in this new electronic age. by author Andy Grove overlaid on photo of low angle view of blue clouds
Photo Credit: Matthew McBrayer

Privacy is one of the biggest problems in this new electronic age.


Quote: In digital era, privacy must be a priority. Is it just me, or is secret blanket surveillance obscenely outrageous? by author Al Gore overlaid on photo of man in blue jacket and blue pants carrying black and red backpack standing on snow covered
Photo Credit: Nikola Mihajloski

In digital era, privacy must be a priority. Is it just me, or is secret blanket surveillance obscenely outrageous?


Quote: When people talked about protecting their privacy when I was growing up, they were talking about protecting it from the government. They talked about unreasonable searches and seizures, about keeping the government out of their bedrooms. by author Al Franken overlaid on photo of brown rock formation beside calm body of water near mountain at daytime
Photo Credit: Ethan Dow

When people talked about protecting their privacy when I was growing up, they were talking about protecting it from the government. They talked about unreasonable searches and seizures, about keeping the government out of their bedrooms.


Quote: Basically, I still have the privacy that all celebrities crave, except for those celebrities who feel that privacy reflects some kind of failure on their part. by author Albert Brooks overlaid on photo of selective focus photography of Labrador in vehicle
Photo Credit: Emerson Peters

Basically, I still have the privacy that all celebrities crave, except for those celebrities who feel that privacy reflects some kind of failure on their part.


Quote: Privacy is something you can sell, but you can't buy it back. by author Bob Dylan overlaid on photo of green plant in tilt shift lens
Photo Credit: Marek Piwnicki

Privacy is something you can sell, but you can't buy it back.


Quote: There's nothing like privacy. You know, I like people. It's nice that they might like my books and all that...but I'm not the book, see? I'm the guy who wrote it, but I don't want them to come up and throw roses on me or anything. I want them to let me breathe. by author Charles Bukowski overlaid on photo of photo of author Charles Bukowski with quote

There's nothing like privacy. You know, I like people. It's nice that they might like my books and all that...but I'm not the book, see? I'm the guy who wrote it, but I don't want them to come up and throw roses on me or anything. I want them to let me breathe.


Quote: No one likes to see a government folder with his name on it. by author Stephen King overlaid on photo of Milky way in nature photography
Photo Credit: Lubo Minar

No one likes to see a government folder with his name on it.


Quote: I don't want to write an autobiography because I would become public property with no privacy left. by author Stephen Hawking overlaid on photo of brown and black butterfly on person index finger
Photo Credit: Amy Humphries

I don't want to write an autobiography because I would become public property with no privacy left.


Quote: When ghetto living seems normal, you have no shame, no privacy. by author Malcolm X overlaid on photo of silhouette of man looking towards left
Photo Credit: Vivek Trivedi

When ghetto living seems normal, you have no shame, no privacy.


Quote: A memoir is an invitation into another person's privacy. by author Isabel Allende overlaid on photo of eyeglasses in bokeh photography
Photo Credit: James Sutton

A memoir is an invitation into another person's privacy.


Quote: Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded. by author Fyodor Dostoevsky overlaid on photo of yellow and purple flower with white background
Photo Credit: Flavia Bon

Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded.


Quote: Once you've lost your privacy, you realize you've lost an extremely valuable thing. by author Billy Graham overlaid on photo of lights pattern swirls
Photo Credit: DiscoverQuotes Staff

Once you've lost your privacy, you realize you've lost an extremely valuable thing.


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