In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
Joyous distrust is a sign of health. Everything absolute belongs to pathology.
The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
Our country was founded on a distrust of government. Our founding fathers gave power to the people to keep an eye on government. So when politicians say, Trust me, they're actually being very un-American.
The resistance of policy-makers to intelligence is not just founded on an ideological presupposition. They distrust intelligence sources and intelligence officials because they don't understand what the real problems are.
Distrust all those who love you extremely upon a very slight acquaintance and without any visible reason.
We have to distrust each other. It is our only defence against betrayal.
Worry not about the possible troubles of the future; for if they come, you are but anticipating and adding to their weight; and if they do not come, your worry is useless; and in either case it is weak and in vain, and a distrust of God's providence.
Worry not about the possible troubles of the future; for if they come, you are
but anticipating and adding to their weight; and if they do not come, your worry is useless; and in either case it is weak and in vain, and a distrust of God's providence
Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.
Do not be impatient for impatience is of the flesh. Do not try different methods because they are useful solely in helping the flesh. We must distrust the flesh entirely.
Distrust everyone in whom the impulse to punish is powerful!
When you disarm your subjects you offend them by showing that either from cowardliness or lack of faith, you distrust them; and either conclusion will induce them to hate you.
The best rules to form a young man, are, to talk little, to hear much, to reflect alone upon what has passed in company, to distrust one's own opinions, and value others that deserve it.
Distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful.
Distrust and caution are the parents of security.
Distrust of authority should be the first civic duty.
It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.
Monopolists who fear competition and who distrust democracy because it stands for equal opportunity would like to secure their position against small and energetic enterprise.
Parents can make us distrust ourselves. To them, we seem always to be works-in-progress.
Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.
The disease of mutual distrust among nations is the bane of modern civilization.
The greatest achievements of the human mind are generally received with distrust.
The guiding motto in the life of every natural philosopher should be, seek simplicity and distrust it.
We need to reach that happy stage of our development when differences and diversity are not seen as sources of division and distrust, but of strength and inspiration.