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distrust Quotes

26 of the best book quotes about distrust
  1. #1
    “Too hot, too hot!
    To mingle friendship far is mingling bloods.
    I have tremor cordis on me: my heart dances;
    But not for joy; not joy. [...]
    But to be paddling palms and pinching fingers,
    As now they are, and making practised smiles,[...]
    My bosom likes not, nor my brows! Mamillius,
    Art thou my boy?”
  2. #2
    ““This hitherto peaceful congregation of neighbors and old friends had suddenly to endure the unique experience of distrusting each other; understandably, they believed that the murderer was among themselves.”
  3. #3
    “If [the killer] wasn’t him, maybe it was you. Or somebody across the street. All the neighbors are rattlesnakes. Varmints looking for a chance to slam the door in your face. It’s the same the whole world over. You know that.”
  4. #4
    “For the majority of Holcomb’s population, having lived for seven weeks amid unwholesome rumors, general mistrust, and suspicion, appeared to feel disappointed at being told that the murderer was not someone among themselves.”
  5. #5
    “My wife’s a hobby-horse, deserves a name
    As rank as any flax-wench that puts to
    Before her troth-plight: say’t and justify’t.”
  6. #6
    “It was dangerous to trust the sincerity of Augustus; to seem to distrust it was still more dangerous.”
  7. #7
    “We had a lot of hairy legs in our ward. Early feminists.”
  8. #8
    “Objection, evasion, joyous distrust, and love of irony are signs of health; everything absolute belongs to pathology.”
  1. #9
    “What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?”
  2. #10
    “‘It’s our nature. We destroy. It’s the constant of our kind. No matter the color of blood, man will always fall.‘”
  3. #11
    “It isn’t a soul in this green world of God’s that you can trust,” she said, “And I don’t count nobody out of that, not nobody,” she repeated, looking at Red Sammy.”
  4. #12
    “A good man is hard to find,” Red Sammy said. “Everything is getting terrible. I remember the day you could go off and leave your screen door unlatched. Not no more.”
  5. #13
    “I mistrust all frank and simple people, especially when their stories hold together...”
  6. #14
    “Smeagol’ll get into real true hot water, when this water boils, if he don’t do as he asked...”
  7. #15
    ″‘Well, what’s to be done with it?’ said Sam. ‘Tie it up, so as it can’t come sneaking after us no more, I say.‘”
    author
    Tolkien
    book
    The Two Towers
    characters
    GollumSam
    concepts
    hatedistrust
  8. #16
    “I was glad to see other faces and at the same time disappointed that the war had destroyed the enjoyment of the very experience of meeting people. Even a twelve-year-old couldn’t be trusted anymore.”
  1. #17
    “If you find yourself living in a world where there is only cynicism, negativity, and distrust, you need to realize that it’s a world of your own making. There is a more beautiful world out there to be known, but you have to be able to see it. You have to want it. You must be willing to risk, to step outside of what you know, to live in a more extraordinary unknown.”
  2. #18
    “People couldn’t be trusted. They lied. They cheated. And then, when everything you were and hoped to be shattered apart into a million pieces, they left.”
  3. #19
    “Instead of asking themselves why they lost people’s trust, the media instead asked why the people had lost trust in them. A subtle, but important difference.”
  4. #20
    ″Should we distrust the man because his manners are not our manners, and that his skin is dark?”
  5. #21
    “My body begged for sleep but my mind warned me not to trust these people.”
  6. #22
    ″‘A Huron!’ repeated the sturdy scout, once more shaking his head in open distrust; ‘They are a thievish race, nor do I care by whom they are adopted; you can never make anything of them but skulks and vagabond.‘”
  7. #23
    “The personality formed in an environment of coercive control is not well adapted to adult life. The survivor is left with fundamental problems in basic trust, autonomy, and initiative.”
  8. #24
    “‘I don’t trust anybody. Not anybody. And the more that I care about someone, the more sure I am they’re going to get tired of me and take off.’”
  9. #25
    “The person who distrusts himself has no touchstone for reality. ”
  10. #26
    “I rely too much on Varys, [Tyrion] reflected. I need my own informers. Not that I’d trust them either. Trust would get you killed.”

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