It is equally faulty to trust everyone and to trust no one.

[Utrumque enim vitium est et omnibus credere et nulli.]

Seneca the Younger (c. 4 BC-AD 65) Roman statesman, philosopher, playwright [Lucius Annaeus Seneca]
Moral Letters to Lucilius [Epistulae morales ad Lucilium], letter 3 “On True and False Friendship” [tr. Gummere]

Alt. trans.: "For it is both a vice to believe everyone and no-one."

Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 6-Aug-13
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