Suspicion Proverbs

By | February 12, 2017

Sayings about Suspicion

Suspicion is a cognition of mistrust in which a person doubts the honesty of another person or believes another person to be guilty of some type of wrongdoing or crime, but without sure proof. ~ An excerpt from Wikipedia (Read more – External link)

Luck that lasts is always suspect. ~ Tibetan Proverb

It is more disgraceful to suspect our friends than to be deceived by them. ~ French Proverb

Consider the facts seven times before you suspect someone. ~ Japanese Proverbs

Lock your door rather than suspect your neighbor. ~ Lebanese Proverb

He is always right who suspects that he makes mistakes. ~ Spanish Proverb

If you suspect a man, don’t employ him, and if you employ him, don’t suspect him. ~ Chinese Proverb

Gossips always suspect that others are talking about them. ~ Yoruba Proverb

He is always right who suspects that he is always wrong. ~ Spanish Proverbs

The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected. ~ Swedish Proverbs

Quotations about Suspicion

Saying about suspicion

It is better to be victimized occasionally than to go through life filled with suspicion. ~ Elbert Hubbard

What you don’t know doesn’t hurt you; it’s what you suspect that causes all the trouble. ~ Evan Esar

Suspicion is the cancer of friendship. ~ Francesco Petrarch

A person does not have to believe everything he hears. ~ Marcus T. Cicero

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

A suspicious person is the rival of him that deceives, both seem to practice a knowledge of cunning device, and equable sense of disingenuous merit. ~ Norman MacDonald

Surprised innocence cannot imagine being under suspicion. ~ Pierre Corneille

Humans are suspicious and jealous creatures. When they see something perfect, they want to find a flaw. ~ Gosho Aoyama

We are paid for our suspicions by finding what we suspected. ~ Henry David Thoreau

Disagreeable suspicions are usually the fruits of a second marriage. ~ Jean Racine

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

Few men are above suspicion; a great many are below it. ~ George D. Prenticeana

Open suspecting of others comes of secretly condemning ourselves. ~ Sir Philip Sidney

They that know how to suspect, without exposing or hurting themselves, till honesty comes to be more in fashion, can never suspect too much. ~ Aesop

Suspicion is creative in its nature. It can bring out and develop the very evils it conceives.~ John Daniel Barry

He that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious, and He that becomes suspicious will quickly become corrupt. ~ Samuel Johnson

Better to be occasionally cheated than perpetually suspicious. ~ B.C. Forbes

It is hardly possible to suspect another, without having in one’s self the seeds of the baseness the party is accused of. ~ King Stanislaus of Poland

It’s a dangerous assumption and I know I shouldn’t jump to conclusions, but it’s always easier to pin suspicion on someone you dislike.~ Sue Grafton

Suspicion is most often useless pain. ~ Samuel Johnson

The virtue of a coward is suspicion. ~ George Herbert

Suspicion is a strange shadow, that every action of another will cast upon our minds. ~ BP. Hopkins

A widespread meticulous consistency causes a bigger suspicion than the most obvious inconsistency does! ~ Pawan Mishra

A man prone to suspect evil is mostly looking in his neighbor for what he sees in himself. As to the pure all things are pure, even so to the impure all things are impure. ~ J. C. Hare

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

Suspicion is a heavy armor, and with its own weight impedes more than it protects. ~ Lord Byron

Suspicion aint’ proof. ~ Ken Alstad

The suspected man and the really guilty seem to differ but slightly. ~ Ausonius

Suspicion is a virtue where a man holds his enemy in his bosom. ~ Thomas Lodge

The suspicious mind believes more than it doubts. It believes in a formidable and ineradicable evil lurking in every person. ~ Eric Hoffer

There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little, and therefore men should remedy suspicion by procuring to know more, and not keep their suspicions in smother. ~ Francis Bacon

Suspicion cleaves to the dark side of things. ~ Publilius Syrus

All kinds of evil flourish in suspicion. It is a perpetual breeder of the qualities that instantly work for evil, including secrecy and resentment. ~ John Daniel Barry

There is no killing the suspicion that deceit has once begotten. ~ George Eliot

Statistically speaking, there is a 65 percent chance that the love of your life is having an affair. Be very suspicious. ~ Scott Dikkers

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

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. ~ Hosea Ballou

Suspicion is an owl that flies when the light is bad and catches only vermin for food. ~ Austin O’Malley

When you are a child, there is joy. There is laughter. And most of all, there is trust. Trust in your fellows. When you are an adult … then comes suspicion. ~ Peter David

Never put too much confidence in such as put no confidence in others; a man prone to suspect evil is mostly looking in his neighbor for what he sees in himself; as to the pure, all things are pure. ~ Julius Charles Hare

Rabid suspicion has nothing in it of skepticism. The suspicious mind believes more than it doubts. It believes in a formidable and ineradicable evil lurking in every person. ~ Eric Hoffer

It is as hard for the good to suspect evil as it is for the bad to suspect good. ~ Cicero

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

Doubt is good. It’s an emotion we can build on. Perhaps if we feed it with curiosity it will blossom into something useful, like suspicion. ~ Jasper Fforde

Suspicion may be no fault, but showing it is a great one. ~ Madam De Steal

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