— John Irving, The Cider House Rules
„You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you do not trust enough“
— Frank Crane American Presbyterian minister 1861 - 1928
As quoted in Business Education World, Vol. 15 (1935) p. 172.
„When the attack happened I was in Cuba, visiting my daughter, and I felt happiness. It didn’t hurt me at all, because, as I always say in my speeches, our dead children will be avenged the day when people, any people, are happy.“
— Hebe de Bonafini President of the Association of Mothers of Plaza de Mayo 1928
Source: Argentina: Hebe de Bonafini and "Las Madres…" (Carlos López, US; ex-Chile) http://cgi.stanford.edu/group/wais/cgi-bin/?p=8609; Some rights groups have misguided agendas http://www.cubanet.org/CNews/y01/oct01/15e9.htm (in spanish language: Los aplausos al terrorismo http://www.lanacion.com.ar/nota.asp?nota_id=343519, La Nación, 2001).
„Just because you are happy it does not mean that the day is perfect but that you have looked beyond its imperfections“
— Bob Marley Jamaican singer, songwriter, musician 1945 - 1981
„O! trust not to the horse, my Trojan Friends!
Whate'er it means, it means but to deceive.
I dread the Grecians even when they give.“
— Charles Symmons Welsh poet 1749 - 1826
Book II, lines 66–68
„In any case, if you ever leave me with a handsome man, do not tell me that you trust me because, let me warn you: that is not what will prevent me from deceiving you, if I want to. On the contrary.“
— Jean Paul Sartre French existentialist philosopher, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer, and literary c... 1905 - 1980
Jessica to her husband Hugo, Act 3, sc. 5
„There's a sort of rage a man feels when he's been deceived where he most trusted. It compares to no other anger.“
— Orson Scott Card American science fiction novelist 1951
„Deceive not thyself by overexpecting happiness in the married estate. Remember the nightingales which sing only some months in the spring, but commonly are silent when they have hatched their eggs.“
— Thomas Fuller English churchman and historian 1608 - 1661
„... it is a mark of prudence never to place our complete trust in those who have deceived us even once.“
— René Descartes French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist 1596 - 1650
— Jonathan Swift Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, and poet 1667 - 1745
„It is the law of life that if you are kind to someone you feel happy. If you are cruel you are unhappy. And if you hurt someone, you will be hurt back.“
— Cary Grant British-American film and stage actor 1904 - 1986