“Secrets have power. And that power diminishes when they are shared, so they are best kept and kept well. Sharing secrets, real secrets, important ones, with even one other person, will change them. Writing them down is worse, because who can tell how many eyes might see them"
Fellow nerds on the WSJ puzzle blog added quotes about secrets from Abraham Lincoln:
David wrote :and from Benjamin Franklin:
Puzzled wrote :
#BreakingNews Congressman: NSA leaker was 'whistleblower'- Edit battle rages on Snowden's Wikipedia page http://t.co/Z04RYgcohJfor, allegedly, Snowden did attempt to go through whistleblower channels before he leaked, according to March 9, 2014 Fox report : "Snowden claims he raised concerns about NSA internally 10 times before leaking documents"
— Timothy Snow (@SnowinRI) August 5, 2013
Snowden tells EU (and the ENTIRE world) Many Other Spy Programs Remain Secret For Now http://t.co/Sqg504tSJi (Really a veiled Putin threat)
— Tom T. (@VRWCTexan) March 8, 2014