Suspicion Quotes

We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.

Henry David Thoreau

When one's character begins to fall under suspicion and disfavor, how swift, then, is the work of disintegration and destruction.

Mark Twain

An engaged woman is always more agreeable than a disengaged. She is satisfied with herself. Her cares are over, and she feels that she may exert all her powers of pleasing without suspicion. All is safe with a lady engaged; no harm can be done.

Jane Austen

Suspicion is the companion of mean souls, and the bane of all good society.

Thomas Paine

As human beings we all want to be happy and free from misery we have learned that the key to happiness is inner peace. The greatest obstacles to inner peace are disturbing emotions such as anger, attachment, fear and suspicion, while love and compassion and a sense of universal responsibility are the sources of peace and happiness.

Dalai Lama

Jealousy feeds upon suspicion, and it turns into fury or it ends as soon as we pass from suspicion to certainty.

François de la Rochefoucauld

There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little, and therefore men should remedy suspicion by procuring to know more, and not keep their suspicions in smother.

Francis Bacon

Getting talked about is one of the penalties for being pretty, while being above suspicion is about the only compensation for being homely.

Kin Hubbard

Suspicion, Discontent, and Strife, Come in for Dowrie with a Wife.

William Shakespeare

These repeated forgeries and falsifications create a well-founded suspicion that all the cases spoken of concerning the person called Jesus Christ are made cases, on purpose to lug in, and that very clumsily, some broken sentences from the Old Testam.

Thomas Paine

Suspicion of happiness is in our blood.

E. V. Lucas

A woman of honor should not expect of others things she would not do herself.

Marguerite De Valois

What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me; and sure enough, I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy, by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels.

St. Augustine of Hippo

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Updated On : October 27, 2013
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