Suspicion Quotes

The world has grown suspicious of anything that looks like a happily married life.

Oscar Wilde

Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.

William Shakespeare

Pure love and suspicion cannot dwell together: at the door where the latter enters, the former makes its exit.

Alexandre Dumas Père

The suspicious mind believes more than it doubts. It believes in a formidable and ineradicable evil lurking in every person.

Eric Hoffer

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.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

A lock is better than suspicion..

Irish Sayings

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

Robert Burns

Disagreeable suspicions are usually the fruits of a second marriage.

Jean Baptiste Racine

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.

Hosea Ballou

Suspicion is a mental picture seen through an imaginary keyhole.

Unknown

Suspicion is the courageous side of weakness.

Unknown

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

Noel Coward

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

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

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

William Shakespeare

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

James Monroe

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

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

Suspicion is most often useless pain.

Samuel Johnson

Better to be occasionally cheated than perpetually suspicious.

B C Forbes

Suspicions which may be unjust need not be stated.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Rod Serling

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

John B. S. Haldane

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

Lois McMaster Bujold

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Updated On : October 27, 2013
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