Distrust Quotes

Joyous distrust is a sign of health. Everything absolute belongs to pathology.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Distrust and caution are the parents of security.

Benjamin Franklin

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.

Michael Jackson

I distrust the incommunicable; it is the source of all violence.

Jean-Paul Sartre

I always distrust people who know so much about what God wants them to do to their fellows.

Susan B. Anthony

Doubt the man who swears to his devotion.

Mme. Louise Colet

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.

Josefa Iloilo

What we need is not more distrust and division. What we need now is acceptance.

Tom Daschle

The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.

Frank Herbert

The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.

Henry Louis Mencken

Distrust all those who love you extremely upon a very slight acquaintance and without any visible reason.

Lord Chesterfield

Our distrust of another justifies his deceit.

François de la Rochefoucauld

The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple.

Amos Bronson Alcott

Mutual respect implies discretion and reserve even in love itself; it means preserving as much liberty as possible to those whose life we share. We must distrust our instinct of intervention, for the desire to make one's own will prevail is often disguised under the mask of solicitude.

Henri Frederic Amiel

You can use all the quantitative data you can get, but you still have to distrust it and use your own intelligence and judgment.

Alvin Toffler

The passions possess a certain injustice and self interest which makes it dangerous to follow them, and in reality we should distrust them even when they appear most trustworthy.

François de la Rochefoucauld

Distrust everyone in whom the impulse to punish is powerful!

Friedrich Nietzsche

Women distrust men too much in general, and too little in particular.

Philibert Commerson

The man who trusts men will make fewer mistakes than he who distrusts them.

Camillo Benso Conte di Cavour

On one issue at least, men and women agree: they both distrust women.

H. L. Mencken

Evil. Mistrust those who rejoice at it even more than those who do it.

Victor Hugo

In love deceit almost always outstrips distrust.

François La Rochefoucauld, Duc De

Our own distrust gives a fair pretence for the knavery of other people.

François La Rochefoucauld, Duc De

The best use one can make of his mind is to distrust it.

Francois Fenelon

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Updated On : May 27, 2011
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