Suspicion Quotes

My own suspicion is that the universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we can suppose.

John B. S. Haldane

There are weapons that are simply thoughts. For the record, prejudices can kill and suspicion can destroy.

Rod Serling

Suspicion is most often useless pain.

Samuel Johnson

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 become corrupt.

Samuel Johnson

The first law for the historian is that he shall never dare utter an untruth. The second is that he shall suppress nothing that is true. Moreover, there shall be no suspicion of partiality in his writing, or of malice.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Preparation for war is a constant stimulus to suspicion and ill will.

James Monroe

There is one safeguard known generally to the wise, which is an advantage and security to all, but especially to democracies as against despots - suspicion.

Demosthenes

I love friends, I want more friends. I love smiles. That is a fact. How to develop smiles? There are a variety of smiles. Some smiles are sarcastic. Some smiles are artificial-diplomatic smiles. These smiles do not produce satisfaction, but rather fear or suspicion. But a genuine smile gives us hope, freshness. If we want a genuine smile, then first we must produce the basis for a smile to come.

Dalai Lama

My body has certainly wandered a good deal, but I have an uneasy suspicion that my mind has not wandered enough.

Noel Coward

Suspicion is the courageous side of weakness.

Unknown

Suspicion is a mental picture seen through an imaginary keyhole.

Unknown

Suspicion is a heavy armor and with its weight it impedes more than it protects.

Robert Burns

A lock is better than suspicion..

Irish Sayings

Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.

William Shakespeare

Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind; the thief doth fear each bush an officer.

William Shakespeare

There is one safeguard known generally to the wise, which is an advantage and security to all, but especially to democracies against despots -- suspicion

Demosthenes

All good men and women should be on their guard to avoid guilt, and even the suspicion of it.

Plautus

If suspicion was the deadliest possible insult, then trust was always right, even if it was mistaken.

Lois McMaster Bujold

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

Madame Chiang

Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time.

Alfred Emanuel Smith

The only new ideas that are not subject to our skepticism or suspicion are our own.

Cullen Hightower

Suspicion of happiness is in our blood.

E. V. Lucas

These repeated forgeries and falsifications create a well-founded suspicion that all the cases spoken of concerning the person called Jesus Christ are made cases, on purpose to lug in, and that very clumsily, some broken sentences from the Old Testam.

Thomas Paine

Suspicion, Discontent, and Strife, Come in for Dowrie with a Wife.

William Shakespeare

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