Top 30 Suspicion Quotes

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“Unfortunately, the attitude of many towards the press, humanitarians included and especially government workers, is often one of suspicion, if not outright fear.”

― Alvin Adams

“Indian writers in English are rank individualists. Even among the progressives, there is a strain of anti-leftism, or at least a suspicion of any organized politics.”

― Amitava Kumar

“Liberation movements – operating surreptitiously and conspiratorially – thrive on discipline and suspicion, and punish deviation or dissent.”

― Bill Keller

“Perhaps that suspicion of fraud enhances the flavor.”

― C. S. Forester

“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.”

― Demosthenes

“Italians tend to be less rigidly moral and law-abiding than do Anglo-Saxons. They also have a profound suspicion of the state and most of its agencies.”

― Donna Leon

“The lurking suspicion that something could be simplified is the world’s richest source of rewarding challenges.”

― Edsger Dijkstra

“Conflict grows out of ignorance and suspicion.”

― Gordon B. Hinckley

“The worst thing for an effective war on terror is the suspicion of states about the objectives.”

― Hamid Karzai

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

― Henry David Thoreau

“Like most dictators, Col Gaddafi detests the metropolis. His vision of Libya is a kind of Bedouin romantic medievalism, suspicious of universities, theatres, galleries and cafes, and so monitors the cities’ inhabitants with paranoid suspicion.”

― Hisham Matar

“Preparation for war is a constant stimulus to suspicion and ill will.”

― James Monroe

“As I read, my suspicion that Jesus might really be the Messiah was confirmed.”

― Jay Alan Sekulow

“Paper currency has hitherto been regarded with suspicion, as insecure.”

― John Buchanan Robinson

“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.”

― John Foxe

“Any Southern nationalist movement, especially one that wraps itself in the Confederate flag, is going to be viewed with suspicion, given the historical record.”

― John Shelton Reed

“Caesar’s wife must be above suspicion.”

― Julius Caesar

“Indeed, throughout much of history and in many cultures, redheads have been viewed with suspicion and fear – and even killed – because of their hair.”

― Kate Williams

“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

“From depicting the past, so goes the suspicion, it is a short step to glorifying the past.”

― Lion Feuchtwanger

“When suspicion and hostility is allowed to fester, it can erupt into unrest.”

― Loretta Lynch

“I have a sneaking suspicion that if there were a way to make movies without actors, George Lucas would do it.”

― Mark Hamill

“We have not learned the lessons of 9/11. This wrongful suspicion, racial hatred, and profiling is what I keep seeing.”

― Mira Nair

“Suspicion is one of the morbid reactions by which an organism defends itself and seeks another equilibrium.”

― Nathalie Sarraute

“Suspicion is the cancer of friendship.”

― Petrarch

“Suspicion and doubt lead to animosity and hatred.”

― Ralph Steadman

“I guess the Democrats have to pretend to be more pious than the Republicans because they are under suspicion of not being.”

― Richard Dawkins

“Suspicion is a heavy armor and with its weight it impedes more than it protects.”

― Robert Burns

“There are weapons that are simply thoughts. For the record, prejudices can kill and suspicion can destroy.”

― Rod Serling

“Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind.”

― William Shakespeare
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