On one issue at least men and women agree they both distrust women.
However greatly we distrust the sincerity of those we converse with yet still we think they tell more truth to us than to anyone else.
The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that the only way you can make a man trustworthy is to trust him and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him.
There's as much crookedness as you want to find. There was something Abraham Lincoln said - he'd rather trust and be disappointed than distrust and be miserable all the time. Maybe I trusted too much.
We need to reach that happy stage of our development when differences and diversity are not seen as sources of division and distrust but of strength and inspiration.
When we consistently suppress and distrust our intuitive knowingness looking instead for authority validation and approval from others we give our personal power away.
What we won when all of our people united must not be lost in suspicion and distrust and selfishness and politics. Accordingly I shall not seek and I will not accept the nomination of my party for another term as president.
All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree.
The resistance of policy-makers to intelligence is not just founded on an ideological presupposition. They distrust intelligence sources and intelligence officials because they don't understand what the real problems are.
You can use all the quantitative data you can get but you still have to distrust it and use your own intelligence and judgment.
I was in enough to get along with people. I was never socially inarticulate. Not a loner. And that saved my life saved my sanity. That and the writing. But to this day I distrust anybody who thought school was a good time. Anybody.
I always distrust people who know so much about what God wants them to do to their fellows.
I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do because I notice it always coincides with their own desires.
I distrust camels and anyone else who can go a week without a drink.
It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.
Fear is the enemy. I distrust it. Any feeling or decision I make that might be motivated by fear I quickly reassess.
Years may wrinkle the skin but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. Worry fear self-distrust bows the heart and turns the spirit back to dust.
Monopolists who fear competition and who distrust democracy because it stands for equal opportunity would like to secure their position against small and energetic enterprise.
Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.
Often we are quick to find blame with others but yet are unable to give constructive responses. There seems to be a tendency to doubt almost everything. Do we not have faith in our own people's strengths and in our institutions? Can we afford distrust amongst ourselves?
When prayer removes distrust and doubt and enters the field of mental certainty it becomes faith and the universe is built on faith.
Washington's answer to a self-inflicted financial crisis reminded Americans why they so deeply distrust the political class. The 'fiscal cliff' process was secretive and sloppy and the nation's so-called leadership lacked the political courage to address our root problems: joblessness and debt.
In our daily life we encounter people who are angry deceitful intent only on satisfying their own needs. There is so much anger distrust greed and pettiness that we are losing our capacity to work well together.
The best rules to form a young man are to talk little to hear much to reflect alone upon what has passed in company to distrust one's own opinions and value others that deserve it.