Secrets are a Dangerous Thing

atkins-bookshelf-quotationsSecrets are a dangerous thing, Ben [a young, ambitious reporter]. We all think we want to know them, but if you’ve kept one to yourself, you come to understand that doing so, you may learn something about someone else, but you also discover something about yourself. I hope you’re ready for that.

Spoken by Jim Grant (played by Robert Redford) in the film The Company You Keep directed by Robert Redford based on a screenplay by Lem Dobbs based on the novel of the same name by Neil Gordon.

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