Ignorance of what real learning is, and a consequent suspicion of it; materialism, and a consequent intellectual laxity, both of these have done destructive work in the colleges.
Prejudice and passion and suspicion are more dangerous than the incitement of self-interest or the most stubborn adherence to real differences of opinion regarding rights.
Suspicion and doubt lead to animosity and hatred.
A man should be just cultured enough to be able to look with suspicion upon culture at first, not second hand.
No matter how noble the objective of a government, if it blurs decency and kindness, cheapens human life, and breeds ill will and suspicion - it is an evil government.
The tools of conquest do not necessarily come with bombs, and explosions, and fallout. There are weapons that are simply thoughts, ideas, predjudices, to be found only in the minds of men. For the record, predjudices can kill and suspicion can destroy. A thoughtless, freightened search for a scapegoat has a fallout all it's own for the children yet unborn. And the pity of it is, is that these things can not be confined to the Twighlight Zone.
A lock is better than suspicion..
Suspicion is a heavy armor and with its weight it impedes more than it protects.
Suspicion is a mental picture seen through an imaginary keyhole.
Suspicion is the courageous side of weakness.
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
My body has certainly wandered a good deal, but I have an uneasy suspicion that my mind has not wandered enough.
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.
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.
Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind; the thief doth fear each bush an officer.
Preparation for war is a constant stimulus to suspicion and ill will.
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.
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.
Suspicion is most often useless pain.
Better to be occasionally cheated than perpetually suspicious.
Suspicions which may be unjust need not be stated.
There are weapons that are simply thoughts. For the record, prejudices can kill and suspicion can destroy.
My own suspicion is that the universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we can suppose.
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