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

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

E.B. White

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.

Edmund Burke

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.

Russell Baker

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

J. B. S. Haldane

Suspicion is the cancer of friendship.

Francesco Petrarch

He that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious, and he that becomes suspicious will quickly become corrupt.

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 be corrupt.

Joseph Addison

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.

Franz Kafka

Caesar's wife must be above suspicion.

Julius Caesar

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

John B. S. Haldane

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Updated On : October 27, 2013
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