There is one safeguard known generally to the wise, which is an advantage and security to all, but especially to democracies against despots -- suspicion
Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind; the thief doth fear each bush an officer.
Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.
Reckless automobile driving arouses the suspicion that much of the horse sense of the good old days was possessed by the horse.
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any
eminent departure from it, under any circumstances, lies under the suspicion
of being no policy at all.
Jealousy feeds upon suspicion, and it turns into fury or it ends as soon as we pass from suspicion to certainty
Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time.
Of all the inventions that have helped to unify China perhaps the airplane is the most outstanding. Its ability to annihilate distance has been in direct proportion to its achievements in assisting to annihilate suspicion and misunderstanding among provincial officials far removed from one another or from the officials at the seat of government
All good men and women should be on their guard to avoid guilt, and even the suspicion of it.
Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind;
the thief doth fear each bush an officer.
There are weapons that are simply thoughts. For the record, prejudices can kill and suspicion can destroy
Let me remind you of the old maxim: people under suspicion are better moving than at rest, since at rest they may be sitting in the balance without knowing it, being weighed together with their sins.
Pure love and suspicion cannot dwell together: at the door where the latter enters, the former makes its exit.
A lock is better than suspicion..
We can gain no lasting peace if we approach it with suspicion and mistrust or with fear. We can gain it only if we proceed with the understanding, the confidence, and the courage which flow from conviction.
Justice is itself the great standing policy of civil society; and any eminent departure from it, under any circumstances, lies under the suspicion of being no policy at all.
The only thing I was fit for was to be a writer, and this notion rested solely on my suspicion that I would never be fit for real work, and that writing didn't require any.
Now my own suspicion is that the universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we can suppose.
Suspicion is the cancer of friendship.
Suspicion is not less an enemy to virtue than to happiness; he that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious, and he that becomes suspicious will quickly be corrupt.
Caesar's wife must be above suspicion.
Suspicion follows close on mistrust.
Suspicion is far more to be wrong than right; more often unjust than just. It is no friend to virtue, and always an enemy to happiness.
The world was not created once and for all time for each of us individually. There are added to it in the course of our life things of which we have never had any suspicion.
There are any number of people who profess to be good Christian people who are willing to believe all kinds of things on suspicion. Now that is not the way the Bible directs for Christian people to do.