Quotation Explorer - 'Distrust'

Seek simplicity, and distrust it. - Alfred North Whitehead
The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom. - H.L. Mencken
Despite her unrepentant aversion to Italian food, which her husband put down to her nation's historic distrust of Italy, she suddenly declared: "All I want in life is to be able to get a take-away pizza! - Julia Stuart
Like Aristotle, conservatives generally accept the world as it is; they distrust the politics of abstract reason that is, reason divorced from experience. - Benjamin Wiker
I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do because I notice it always coincides with their own desires. - Susan B. Anthony
The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom. - H. L. Mencken
You can use all the quantitative data you can get, but you still have to distrust it and use your own intelligence and judgment. - Alvin Toffler
Indeed, it's futile to try and use Holy Scripture to support any political position. I deeply distrust anyone who does. Just look at what an Islamic Republic is like. - Christopher Hitchens
Distrust won’t do good to you.But still if you ever do.Doubt you husband,Maybe doubt your wife.But never suspect,your kid’s father,or the mother of your child. - Jasleen Kaur Gumber
Self distrust is good, but only if it leads to trust in God. Otherwise it ends as spiritual paralysis, inability and unwillingness to undertake any course of action. - Alan Cole
The distrust of wit is the beginning of tyranny. - Edward Abbey
I don't know and probably never will know enough about the true nature of the universe to tell anyone else what to believe, and I've come to distrust the words of those who have presumed to do so. - Pete Hautman
Liberalism is trust of the people, tempered by prudence; conservatism, distrust of people, tempered by fear. - William Gladstone
our triumphant age of plenty is riddled with darker feelings of doubt, cynicism, distrust, boredom and a strange kind of emptiness - Samuel Johnson
i move on feeling and have learned to distrust those who don't. - Nikki Giovanni
Distrust and caution are the parents of security. - Benjamin Franklin
But thus do I counsel you, my friends: distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful! - Friedrich Nietzsche
I distrust camels, and anyone else who can go a week without a drink.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action. - Frank Herbert
Without trust and respect, only fear and distrust of others' motives and intentions are left. Without trust and respect between parties, it is nearly impossible to find good solutions to effective communication. - Deborah A. Beasley
If nations could overcome the mutual fear and distrust whose somber shadow is now thrown over the world, and could meet with confidence and good will to settle their possible differences, they would easily be able to establish a lasting peace.
We have to distrust each other. It's our only defense against betrayal. - Tennessee Williams
When Jesus tells us about his Father, we distrust him. When he shows us his Home, we turn away, but when he confides to us that he is 'acquainted with Grief', we listen, for that also is an Acquaintance of our own. - Emily Dickinson
When distrust is so profound that it makes you wary of every word dripping from honeyed lips...It sharpens your instincts...Now for a woman, THAT is a powerful weapon... - Virginia Alison
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe. - Michael Jackson
The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that the only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him; and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him and show your distrust. - Henry L. Stimson
The best rules to form a young man, are, to talk little, to hear much, to reflect alone upon what has passed in company, to distrust one's own opinions, and value others that deserve it.
It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them. - Confucius
On one issue, at least, men and women agree: they both distrust women. - H.L. Mencken
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