Quotation Explorer - 'Suspicion'

We can gain no lasting peace if we approach it with suspicion and mistrust or with fear. We can gain it only if we proceed with the understanding, the confidence, and the courage which flow from conviction. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind; the thief doth fear each bush an officer. - William Shakespeare
Bid Suspicion double-lock the door. - William Shakespeare
Writing a book with completely fictitious characters is like running a democracy, centered around a capital state. You constantly live with the fear & suspicion that one of the characters will start an uncontrollable rebellion. - Shomprakash Sinha Roy
Her own mother lived the latter years of her life in the horrible suspicion that electricity was dripping invisibly all over the house. - James Thurber
Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind. - William Shakespeare
Such is the inconsistency of real love, that it is always awake to suspicion, however unreasonable; always requiring new assurances from the object of its interest. - Ann Radcliffe
In matters of the heart as well, a certain level of negativity and suspicion is universally recommended. You may try to project a thoroughly positive outlook in order to attract a potential boyfriend, but you are also advised to Google him. - Barbara Ehrenreich
If you are honest, truthful, and transparent, people trust you. If people trust you, you have no grounds for fear, suspicion or jealousy. - Dalai Lama XIV
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. - Edmund Burke
Suspicion of Abuse gets to your toes before you see it in your face. - Auliq Ice
It is much better to die of hunger unhindered by grief and fear than to live affluently beset with worry, dread, suspicion and unchecked desire. - Epictetus
Jack the Ripper media myth arising when clever individual murderers concocted a monster so as to avoid suspicion. - Anthony North
My own suspicion is that the universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we *can* suppose. - J. B. S. Haldane
See what a ready tongue suspicion hath! - William Shakespeare
What is suspicion? It is a tool to ruin one’s own Soul. - Dada Bhagwan
One day of happiness is worth more than a lifetime of sorrow .... Under ordinary circumstances, jealousy is a suspicion to the person who excites it and degrading to the person who indulges it. - Victor Hugo
There is a growing suspicion that what the world needs now is a religion that will cover the other six days of the week.
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. - Russell Baker
Trust is a gossamer thread, and it takes only a breath of suspicion to break it. - Jason Worthley
Her suspicion brings me a small sense of gratification. She thinks I'm lying about something. Now we're even.Lake - Colleen Hoover
Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half the time. - E. B. White
Depression: the healthy suspicion that modern life has no meaning and that modern society is absurd and alienating.
If a man tells you that he is fond of the Imitation, view him with sudden suspicion; he is either a dabbler or a Saint. - Ronald Knox
Absolution is the most powerful form of forgiveness. A full pardon from suspicion and accountability. It's the liberation of a stolen future. A future my father never lived to see. Absolution is a mercy the people who killed him will never know. - Emily Thorne
Sometimes when reading Goethe I have a paralyzing suspicion that he is trying to be funny.
Jealousy feeds upon suspicion, and it turns into fury or it ends as soon as we pass from suspicion to certainty. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I have a suspicion that the definition of "crazy" in show business is a woman who keeps talking even after no one wants to f*** [sleep with her] anymore. - Tina Fey
CIf you are honest, truthful, and transparent, people trust you. If people trust you, you have no grounds for fear, suspicion or jealousy. - Dalai Lama XIV
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