Suspicion Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Suspicion

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What we won when all of our people united must not be lost in suspicion and distrust and selfishness and politics. Accordingly, I shall not seek, and I will not accept, the nomination of my party for another term as president.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


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.
~By Jane Austen ~


Suspicion is the companion of mean souls, and the bane of all good society.
~By Thomas Paine ~


I am looked upon with suspicion. I am on the "other side."
~By Harry Ellis Dickson ~


The world was not created once and for all time for each of us individually. There are added to it in the course of our life things of which we have never had any suspicion.
~By Marcel Proust ~


After being Washington's aide for four years and becoming the hero of Yorktown, Hamilton was viewed with a great deal of suspicion because of his association with Tories.
~By Ron Chernow ~


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.
~By Hosea Ballou ~


While I do not suggest that humanity will ever be able to dispense with its martyrs, I cannot avoid the suspicion that with a little more thought and a little less belief their number may be substantially reduced.
~By John B. S. Haldane ~


Caesar's wife must be above suspicion.
~By Julius Caesar ~


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.
~By Demosthenes ~


Suspicion is one of the morbid reactions by which an organism defends itself and seeks another equilibrium.
~By Nathalie Sarraute ~


Perhaps that suspicion of fraud enhances the flavor.
~By C. S. Forester ~


So my own suspicion is that the attorney has stopped this prosecution because part of her defence was to question legality and that would have brought his advice into the public domain again and there was something fishy about the way in which he said war was legal.
~By Clare Short ~


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.
~By Joseph Addison ~


I've often entertained paranoid suspicions about my fridge and what it's been doing to my poetry when I'm not looking, but I never even considered that my fan was thinking about me.
~By George Murray ~


I always regarded people who want fame with a lot of suspicion. Unless you have a product to sell, I don't know why anyone would want to be famous. I can't imagine what need that would fill.
~By Jessica Cutler ~


We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


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


Singling out political opponents for working against the ruling party is precisely the tactic of every tyrannical government from Red China to Venezuela. The first step in the process is creating unfounded public suspicion of political opponents, followed by arresting and jailing any who continue speaking against the regime.
~By John Carter ~


I don't know how to defend myself: surprised innocence cannot imagine being under suspicion.
~By Pierre Corneille ~


A fellow who is always declaring he's no fool usually has his suspicions.
~By Wilson Mizner ~


From depicting the past, so goes the suspicion, it is a short step to glorifying the past.
~By Lion Feuchtwanger ~


As I read, my suspicion that Jesus might really be the Messiah was confirmed.
~By Jay Alan Sekulow ~


That is perceptive of you, because in this country men dancers have always been viewed with suspicion. If you were an actor, a star, and a dancer, you had to be, or have a name like someone "mainstream."
~By Cesar Romero ~


When public men indulge themselves in abuse, when they deny others a fair trial, when they resort to innuendo and insinuation, to libel, scandal, and suspicion, then our democratic society is outraged, and democracy is baffled.
~By J. William Fulbright ~


There is no proletarian, not even a Communist movement, that has not operated in the interests of money, and for the time being permitted by money - and that without the idealists among its leaders having the slightest suspicion of the fact.
~By Oswald Spengler ~


Suspicion and doubt lead to animosity and hatred.
~By Ralph Steadman ~


I suppose what's happened recently has confirmed suspicions I voiced in the book, and I think made clearer some of those things that I point out. For instance I have a section of the book where I talk about the possibility of torture.
~By Peter Singer ~


Therefore, the observation must be explicitly made: In the Middle East and in the Muslim world, suspicions linger concerning the objectives of the West and notably the US.
~By Recep Tayyip Erdogan ~


Unfortunately, the attitude of many towards the press, humanitarians included and especially government workers, is often one of suspicion, if not outright fear.
~By Alvin Adams ~


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


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.
~By Russell Baker ~


Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them.
~By Johannes Brahms ~


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.
~By Franz Kafka ~


A man should be just cultured enough to be able to look with suspicion upon culture at first, not second hand.
~By Samuel Butler ~


If somebody gives me his hand, I will not look at him with suspicion.
~By Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa ~


Caesar's wife should be above suspicion.
~By John Langhorne ~


Preparation for war is a constant stimulus to suspicion and ill will.
~By James Monroe ~


Paper currency has hitherto been regarded with suspicion, as insecure.
~By John Buchanan Robinson ~


My own suspicion is that the universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we can suppose.
~By John B. S. Haldane ~


Suspicions of degrading morale within some units.
~By Thomas Smith ~


The fundamental problem for Republicans when it comes to the environment is that whatever you say is viewed through the prism of suspicion.
~By Frank Luntz ~


Be assured, fellow citizens, that in a democracy it is the laws that guard the person of the citizen and the constitution of the state, whereas the despot and the oligarch find their protection in suspicion and in armed guards.
~By Aeschines ~


We shall never be able to remove suspicion and fear as potential causes of war until communication is permitted to flow, free and open, across international boundaries.
~By Harry S. Truman ~


The moment there is suspicion about a person's motives, everything he does becomes tainted.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


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


Propaganda in the ordinary sense of the term plays a less important part in a consumer society, where people greet all official pronouncements with suspicion.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


The behaviour of President Bush on 11 September certainly gives rise to not unnatural suspicions.
~By Gore Vidal ~


Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.
~By William Shakespeare ~


We have made drugs an Olympic event. It receives most of the coverage at the Games and even the suspicion of guilt can ruin a reputation for life.
~By Bill Toomey ~


Yet now we are faced with the sickening suspicion that technology has run ahead of us.
~By Richard Dooling ~


Suspicion is a heavy armor and with its weight it impedes more than it protects.
~By Robert Burns ~


Over the past year, several cases of human rights abuses, specifically sexual exploitation and abuse, by individuals involved in U.N. peacekeeping operations have raised the suspicions of many Members of Congress and members of the International Relations Committee.
~By Michael McCaul ~


I have a sneaking suspicion that all religions lead to the same place, a very unified place.
~By Jewel Kilcher ~


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.
~By Edmund Burke ~


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.
~By Katharine Fullerton Gerould ~


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


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.
~By Saint Augustine ~


The lurking suspicion that something could be simplified is the world's richest source of rewarding challenges.
~By Edsger Dijkstra ~


I never yet heard man or woman much abused that I was not inclined to think the better of them, and to transfer the suspicion or dislike to the one who found pleasure in pointing out the defects of another.
~By Jane Porter ~


I guess I had a suspicion of it my entire life without knowing exactly what it was - knowing that there was something different about me, which I attributed to being an artist. At 11 or 12 I started sort of clarifying for myself. It took a while.
~By Randy Harrison ~


There is such a suspicion in today's world of people who do more than one thing, who aren't specialized.
~By Esa-Pekka Salonen ~


A man who graduated high in his class at Yale Law School and made partnership in a top law firm would be celebrated. A man who invested wisely would be admired, but a woman who accomplishes this is treated with suspicion.
~By Barbra Streisand ~


There are some persons in this world, who, unable to give better proof of being wise, take a strange delight in showing what they think they have sagaciously read in mankind by uncharitable suspicions of them.
~By Herman Melville ~


I have a sneaking suspicion that if there were a way to make movies without actors, George Lucas would do it.
~By Mark Hamill ~


Anyone who draws attention to himself as an individual, is viewed with suspicion. We acquired this tendency, of course, from America, and we must resist it: levelling, and imitation of what others are already doing.
~By Dietrich Fischer Dieskau ~


There are any number of people who profess to be good Christian people who are willing to believe all kinds of things on suspicion. Now that is not the way the Bible directs for Christian people to do.
~By John Harvey Kellogg ~


Suspicion is the cancer of friendship.
~By Petrarch ~


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.
~By Elihu Root ~


Dante himself is open to the suspicion of partiality: it is said, not without apparent ground, that he puts into hell all the enemies of the political cause, which, in his eyes, was that of Italy and God.
~By Goldwin Smith ~


Anybody who had come up with a new concept would have been under suspicion for being out of step with the tradition or out of step with the teachings of the church.
~By John Templeton ~


Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time.
~By E. B. White ~


A defence in the Inquisition is of little use to the prisoner, for a suspicion only is deemed sufficient cause of condemnation, and the greater his wealth the greater his danger.
~By John Foxe ~


Whatever hysteria exists is inflamed by mystery, suspicion and secrecy. Hard and exact facts will cool it.
~By Elia Kazan ~


The progress of the natural sciences in modern times has of course so much exceeded all expectations that any suggestion that there may be some limits to it is bound to arouse suspicion.
~By Friedrich August von Hayek ~


It was not a religion that attacked us that September day. It was al-Qaeda. We will not sacrifice the liberties we cherish or hunker down behind walls of suspicion and mistrust.
~By Barack Obama ~


There is no rule more invariable than that we are paid for our suspicions by finding what we suspect.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~

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