Distrust Quotes

Never trust a man who speaks well of everybody.

John Churton Collins

We have to distrust each other. It is our only defense against betrayal.

Tennessee Williams

Seek simplicity, and distrust it.

Alfred North Whitehead

Authors are sometimes like tomcats: They distrust all the other toms but they are kind to kittens.

Malcolm Cowley

Seek simplicity but distrust it.

Alfred North Whitehead

The most important service rendered by the press and the magazines is that of educating people to approach printed matter with distrust.

Samuel Butler

Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.

Henry David Thoreau

What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?

T.S. Eliot

When you disarm the people, you commence to offend them and show that you distrust them either through cowardice or lack of confidence, and both of these opinions generate hatred...

Niccolo Machiavelli

Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. Worry, fear, self-distrust bows the heart and turns the spirit back to dust.

Samuel Ullman

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 opinions, and value others that deserve it.

William Temple, Sr.

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

James Russell Lowell

Set the foot down with distrust on the crust of the world -- it is thin.

Edna St. Vincent Millay

A certain amount of distrust is wholesome, but not so much of others as of ourselves; neither vanity nor conceit can exist in the same atmosphere with it.

Madame Necker

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Updated On : May 27, 2011
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