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Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.
The moment there is suspicion about a person's motives, everything he does becomes tainted.
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.
We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.
Henry David Thoreau
Truth is, I'll never know all there is to know about you just as you will never know all there is to know about me. Humans are by nature too complicated to be understood fully. So, we can choose either to approach our fellow human beings with suspicion or to approach them with an open mind, a dash of optimism and a great deal of candour.
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.
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.
Suspicion is the companion of mean souls, and the bane of all good society.
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.
Getting talked about is one of the penalties for being pretty, while being above suspicion is about the only compensation for being homely.
My body has certainly wandered a good deal, but I have an uneasy suspicion that my mind has not wandered enough.
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.
Harry S. Truman
A man should be just cultured enough to be able to look with suspicion upon culture at first, not second hand.
Caesar's wife must be above suspicion.
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.
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.
Pure love and suspicion cannot dwell together: at the door where the latter enters, the former makes its exit.
Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time.
E. B. White
There are weapons that are simply thoughts. For the record, prejudices can kill and suspicion can destroy.
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.
Lyndon B. Johnson
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.
In my experience lust only ever leads to misery. All that suspicion and jealousy and anguish it unleashes. I don't want those things in my life.
Suspicion is a heavy armor and with its weight it impedes more than it protects.
I don't know how to defend myself: surprised innocence cannot imagine being under suspicion.
Suspicion is the cancer of friendship.
I don't lead a writer's life. And I think that can be a source of suspicion and irritation to some people.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Friedrich August von Hayek
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