I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.
—J. D. Salinger
A fellow who is always declaring he's no fool usually has his suspicions.
I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.
My pessimism extends to the point of even suspecting the sincerity of the pessimists.
Her own mother lived the latter years of her life in the horrible suspicion that electricity was dripping invisibly all over the house.