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20,597. I get paid to be suspicious when I’ve got nothing to be suspicious about. (GBH Film & Suspicion & Law) The Firm 1993 starring Tom Cruise & Jeanne Tripplehorn & Gene Hackman & Ed Harris & Holly Hunter & Hal Holbrook & David Strathairn et al, director Sydney Pollack, security guy to lawyers
90,365. There is one safeguard known generally to the wise, which is an advantage and security to all, but especially to democracies against despots – suspicion. Demosthenes
90,362. Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind;
The thief doth fear each bush an officer. (Suspicion & Thief & Guilt) William Shakespeare, III Henry VI V vi 11
90,363. My heart suspects more than mine eye can see. William Shakespeare, Titus Andronicus II iii 213, Quintus to Martius
90,364. See what a ready tongue suspicion hath!
He that but fears the thing he would not know
Hath by instinct knowledge from others’ eyes that what he feared is chanced. William Shakespeare, II Henry IV I i 84-87, Northumberland to Morton
90,365. It was a maxim with Foxey – our reverend father, gentlemen, – ‘Always suspect everybody.’ Charles Dickens, The Old Curiosity Shop
90,366. The moment there is suspicion about a person’s motives, everything he does becomes tainted. (Suspicion & Motive) Mahatma Gandhi
90,367. Suspicion is the companion of mean souls, and the bane of all good society. Thomas Paine
90,368. Suspicion is the cancer of friendship. (Suspicion & Friend) Petrarch
90,369. 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, The Passionate State of Mind, and Other Aphorisms 1955
90,370. Suspicion follows close on mistrust. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Nathan der Weise
90,371. The losing side is full of suspicion. (Suspicion & Lose & Team) Syrus
96,156. A hundred suspicions don’t make a proof. Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
33,178. Will we go to war over suspicions? (Iraq & Suspicions) Le Monde, on Colin Powell’s address to United Nations
100,973. ‘Wednesday 31st July 1996: Special agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation are presently executing a federal search warrant.’ (Atlanta & Bomb & Hero & Suspicion) Judging Jewell ***** rozzers’ announcement, ESPN short 2014
100,974. ‘Richard Jewell’s mother’s apartment was searched and seized live on national television.’ (Atlanta & Bomb & Hero & Suspicion) ibid. commentator
100,975. ‘Was there one bomb? Was there many?’ (Atlanta & Bomb & Hero & Suspicion) ibid.
100,976. ‘Richard Jewell saved my life.’ (Atlanta & Bomb & Hero & Suspicion) ibid.
100,977. ‘They talked about a security guard … seemed like the real hero in all this.’ (Atlanta & Bomb & Hero & Suspicion) ibid.
100,978. ‘Guard’s alertness in park makes him an unexpected hero.’ (Atlanta & Bomb & Hero & Suspicion) ibid. newspaper article
100,979. ‘The mood is one of suspicion.’ (Atlanta & Bomb & Hero & Suspicion) ibid.
100,980. ‘And then it got ugly.’ (Atlanta & Bomb & Hero & Suspicion) ibid.
100,981. Jewell was unable to find employment in law enforcement for over a year. In 1997 he accepted a position with the police department in Luthersville GA, population 793. He was paid $8 an hour. (Atlanta & Bomb & Hero & Suspicion) ibid.
138,664. His [Tupac’s] message was simple: that suspicion was just another form of control. (Power & Elite & Paranoia & Individual & United States of America & Tupac Shakur & Black People & Suspicion & Control & Solidarity) Adam Curtis, Can’t Get You Out of My Head VI Are We a Pigeon? Or Are We Dancer? ***** BBC 2021