It is most absurdly said, in popular language, of any man, that he is disguised in liquor; for, on the contrary, most men are disguised by sobriety.
Thomas de Quincy
Source: Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, 1856
Contributed by: bajarbattu
Is devotion to others a cover for the hungers and the needs of the self, of which one is ashamed? I was always ashamed to take. So I gave. It was not a virtue. It was a disguise.
Anaïs Nin (1903 - 1977)
Source: The Diary of Anais Nin, Volume 4, 1944-1947
Contributed by: Tsuya
"I wish that I could share myself, not just some disguse, that takes the place of the me within, hiding from your eyes!"
Source: Peter H. Rosen
Contributed by: Peter
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