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Top 38 Distrusted Quotes

#1. But the Time Traveller had more than a touch of whim among his elements, and we distrusted him. - Author: H.G.Wells
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#2. Mr. Kennedy had become disenchanted with the Vietnamese President, Ngo Dinh Diem, and Diem distrusted Kennedy. - Author: Jim Bishop
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#3. I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years. Two years later we ourselves made flights. This demonstration of my impotence as a prophet gave me such a shock that ever since I have distrusted myself and avoided all predictions. - Author: Wilbur Wright
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#4. To the contrary: His life hummed with meaning and purpose. But the meaning he wrestled from existence lay beyond the comfortable path: McCandless distrusted the value of things than came easily. - Author: Jon Krakauer
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#5. Everything that is large and institutional should be distrusted, even though it may be the best around. The Internal Revenue Service doesn't trust me, so why should I trust them? It's a quid pro quo arrangement. - Author: Wayne Rogers
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#6. The more he became truly wise, the more he distrusted everything he knew. - Author: Voltaire
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#7. The world is divided into those who screw and those who do not. He distrusted those who did not - when they strayed from the straight and narrow it was something so unusual for them that they bragged about love as if they had just invented it. - Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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#8. I was born a heretic. I always distrusted people who know so much about what God wants them to do to their fellows. - Author: Susan B. Anthony
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#9. American popular culture pivoted. Once the dominant view was that the self is to be distrusted but external institutions are to be trusted. Then the dominant view was that the self is to be trusted and external constraints are to be distrusted. - Author: David Brooks
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#10. All that I would like to be is human, having a share
in a civilized, articulate and well-adjusted
community where the mind is given its due
but the body is not distrusted - Author: Louis MacNeice
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#11. My opinion is, that power should always be distrusted, in whatever hands it is placed. - Author: William Jones
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#12. Once again I distrusted happiness, mistaking it for complacency. - Author: Rob Spillman
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#13. The rise to prominence of the Saudi novel in Arabic is the great man-bites-dog of recent world literature. Saudi Arabia is a country without a free press, where European styles and forms are distrusted and where the female half of the population became literate only in this generation. - Author: James Buchan
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#14. I hated Alfred. He was a miserable, pious, tight-fisted king who distrusted me because I was no Christian, because I was a northerner, and because I had given him his kingdom back at Ethandun. And as reward he had given me Fifhaden. Bastard. - Author: Bernard Cornwell
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#15. Although most advice should be distrusted, particularly when it comes from myself ... keep an open mind, Miss Hathaway. One should never look a rich husband in the mouth. - St. Vincent - Author: Lisa Kleypas
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#16. In winter California became an older place, with secrets.

Nothing more distrusted in California than the impression of settledness.

That's what California is good for - dreaming of other places. - Author: Pico Iyer
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#17. To cultivate the intellect is therefore a religious duty; and when this truth is fairly recognized by men, the religion which teaches that the intellect should be distrusted and that it should be subservient to faith, will inevitably fall. - Author: William Winwood Reade
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#18. A general rule is drawn which never or rarely fails: that he who is the cause of another becoming powerful is ruined; because that pre-dominancy has been brought about either by astuteness or else by force, and both are distrusted by him who has been raised to power. - Author: W.K. Marriott
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#19. I envied those who could believe in a God and I distrusted them. I felt they were keeping their courage up with a fable of the changeless and the permanent. Death was far more certain than God, and with death there would be no longer the possibility of love dying. - Author: Graham Greene
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#20. I have always distrusted memoir. I tend to write my memoirs through my fiction. It's easier to get to the truth by not claiming that you are speaking it. Some things can be said in fiction that can never be said in memoir. - Author: Armistead Maupin
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#21. I was able to see the love of God paving the world around me but I distrusted this knowledge because it was concrete. - Author: Joni Tevis
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#22. These three ladies disliked and distrusted one another as heartily as the First Triumvirate of Rome, and their close alliance was probably for the same reason. - Author: Margaret Mitchell
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#23. The mere understanding, however useful and indispensable, is the meanest faculty in the human mind and the most to be distrusted. - Author: Thomas De Quincey
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#24. So even as the meritocracy produces failing, distrusted institutions, massive inequality, and an increasingly detached elite, it also produces a set of very powerful and influential leaders who hold it in high regard. - Author: Christopher L. Hayes
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#25. I am twenty years old. To a world-wise adult, I am little more than a child. To any child, however, I am old enough to be distrusted, to be excluded forever from the magical community of the short and beardless. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#26. I was deeply influenced by an Episcopal laywoman named Agnes Sanford, who in her day was quite famous as a faith healer, which is a term I've always distrusted, because it conjures up charlatanry. She was not a charlatan. She was the real thing, and she had had remarkable healings. - Author: Frederick Buechner
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#27. Baley distrusted overstatement and had no liking for the armchair deducer who discovered certainty rather than probability in the workings of logic. - Author: Isaac Asimov
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#28. Mrs. Spencer distrusted letters on principle, because they always seemed to want to entangle her in so many small, disagreeable obligations--visits, or news of old friends she had conveniently forgotten, or family responsibilities that always had to be met quickly and without enjoyment. - Author: Shirley Jackson
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#29. Whereas Jesus and his disciples were distrusted by the state largely because they respected the poor and shared everything, the fundamentalists of the present hour would appear not to know that the poor exist. - Author: James Baldwin
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#30. As Sean seem determined to shadow her every move, she concluded that young boys were much like cats. They insisted on giving their company to those who most feared or distrusted them. - Author: J.D. Robb
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#31. Say nothing good of yourself, you will be distrusted; say nothing bad of yourself, you will be taken at your word. - Author: Joseph Roux
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#32. All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree. - Author: James Madison
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#33. Not for nothing that [Donald] Trump, who himself has had some high unfavorable ratings, distrusted by a significant amount of the population and even a significant amount of the Republican voting electorate is more trusted than the media right now. - Author: Donald Trump
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#34. How often the Presidency has simply meant that a man shall be abused, distrusted, and worked to death while he is filling the great office, and that he should drop into unmerited oblivion when he has left the White House ... - Author: M. E. W. Sherwood
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#35. My dear, simple little sister! Every mood so fleeting, yet so obvious; there was no mystery to Minnie, none at all. She loved whom she knew, distrusted everyone else, and shared her emotions, her thoughts, as freely as they occurred to her. - Author: Melanie Benjamin
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#36. He did not like illness, he distrusted it, as he distrusted the road without signposts.
("Death Of A Traveling Salesman") - Author: Eudora Welty
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#37. I didn't want to work. It was as simple as that. I distrusted work, disliked it. I thought it was a very bad thing that the human race had unfortunately invented for itself. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#38. She was afraid of what she called the young man's "personableness." She distrusted it for itself, and hated it as a potential threat to her house. - Author: Josephine Tey
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