quotes on trust

Quotes on Trust

Trust is important in the lives of everyone, and it seems there are all kind of people who want have something to say about it, so here are a few (OK a lot of) quotes on trust.

 

Quotes on trust by famous people

  • Anyone who doesn’t take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either. — Albert Einstein
  • Being trustworthy is something you are, something you stand for and a core value you live by. It isn’t something you can train for nor is it something you can manipulate. You either have those values or you don’t. – D. Nixon
  • Good teams become great ones when the members trust each other enough to surrender the ‘me’ for the ‘we.’” – Phil Jackson
  • A human being is only interesting if he’s in contact with himself. I learned you have to trust yourself, be what you are, and do what you ought to do the way you should do it. You have got to discover you, what you do, and trust it. Barbara Streisand
  • I trust that everything happens for a reason, even when we’re not wise enough to see it. – Oprah Winfrey
  • There comes a time when silence is betrayal. — Martin Luther King Jr.

Quotes on trust by Authors

  • You can only trust yourself… and barely that. – Paige Wilson
  • Build a little fence of trust around today; fill the space with loving work and therein stay; look not through the sheltering bars upon tomorrow, God will help thee bear what comes of joy and sorrow. – Mary Frances Butts
  • Believing the best about others, and offering time, support, and friendship shows the capacity for trust. – Steve Brunkhorst
  • “People who choose to trust tend to be happier, better liked by others, and more ethical than less trusting people.’ Joy Cagil
  • Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him. Booker T. Washington
  • Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will show themselves great. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • It was a mistake, you said. But the cruel thing was, it felt like the mistake was mine, for trusting you. ― David Levithan
  • Winning back trust is probably one of the hardest tasks you will have to face, but if that person is really important to you, you must do everything in your power to make things right with him/her. – Natalie Arton
  • Trust in the power of time to heal all. – Catherine Pulsifer
  • Who would not rather trust and be deceived? – Eliza Cook
  • Developing trust Getting people to say what they really think’ having them be open and upfront is quite ana unique challenge. – Byron and Catherine Pulsifer, More Challenges
  • Everyone realizes that one can believe little of what people say about each other. But it is not so widely realized that even less can one trust what people say about themselves. – Rebecca West
  • Faith is not belief without true, but trust without reservations. – Elton Trueblood
  • We’re all born brave, trusting, and greedy, and most of us remain greedy. – Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic’s Notebook, 1966
  • I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you in the face. Don’t trust that conventional idea. Dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance any day in the week, if there is anything to be got by it. – Charles Dickens
  • Children are…..Believable, TRUST THEM. – Meiji Stewart
  • Trust is the fruit of a relationship in which you know you are loved. — William P. Young
  • Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. ~ William Shakespeare
  • Remember trust is portable. Wherever you go, it follows you: good or bad. – Bob Reiss
  • We don’t trust people around us. We feel everyone is trying to cheat one another. We have suppressed the caring nature in us. We have all become self-centric to our own personal needs. We have stopped listening to our own consciousness, which will lead us to the right path most of the time. Life will never given us another opportunity for the same instances. – Chethan Raj
  • Trust each other again and again. When the trust level gets high enough, people transcend apparent limits, discovering new and awesome abilities for which they were previously unaware. – David Armistead
  • Replacing fear with trust and compassion allows people to be restored to their true selves and restores the workplace to one of synergy and achievement. – Danna Beal
  • Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work. -Rita Mae Brown
  • Just open your heart and give… Trust in the goodness of man and allow yourself to be overwhelmed – Nisandeh Neta
  • In order to be a great communicator, you must build a climate of openness and trust. You achieve this through mutual respect and the results will follow. – Paul Anovick
  • One must be fond of people and trust them if one is not to make a mess of life. – E.M. Forster
  • Trust your instincts. Be true to yourself.” Catherine Pulsifer
  • Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know you trust him. – Booker T. Washington
  • To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved. – George MacDonald
  • What ever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. – Napoleon Hill
  • Trust dreams. Trust your heart, and trust your story. – Neil Gaiman
  • There is one thing that you need to get right before you even make one move to get what you want and that is to trust yourself. – Byron Pulsifer, Dream Big And Live Life Well
  • Christmas can be the end of pessimism and cynicism; the beginning of belief and trust. – William Arthur Ward

Quotes on Trust by Actors

  • Whatever happens in life is fine – just trust in that. – Orlando Bloom
  • Me, I’m dishonest, and you can always trust a dishonest man to be dishonest. Honestly, it’s the honest ones you have to watch out for. — Jack Sparrow/Johnny Depp
  • I trust everyone. I just don’t trust the devil inside them. – Troy Kennedy-Martin, The Italian Job

Quotes on Trust by Musicians

  • If you need somebody you can trust, trust yourself. – Bob Dylan
  • Never trust anyone who wants what you’ve got. Friend or no, envy is an overwhelming emotion. – Eubie Blake
  • Trust is like a mirror; you can’t fix it when it’s broken. — Beyoncé

Quotes on Trust by Religious Leaders

  • He who does not trust enough, will not be trusted. — Buddha
  • Learning to trust is one of life’s most difficult tasks. – Isaac Watts
  • A man who doesn’t trust himself can never truly trust anyone else. – Cardinal de Retz
  • Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust and hostility to evaporate. – Albert Schweitzer
  • If all my friends were to jump off a bridge, I wouldn’t follow. I’d be at the bottom to catch them when they fall. – Mother Teresa
  • You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment unless you trust enough. – Frank Crane

Quotes on Trust by Politicians

  • I hope I shall always have firmness and virtue enough to maintain, what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man. – George Washington
  • Never trust a man who has no vices. — Winston Churchill
  • The people when rightly and fully trusted will return the trust. – Abraham Lincoln
  • The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity. – Ulysses S. Grant

Quotes on Trust by Poets

  • It is impossible to go through life without trust: That is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself. – Graham Greene
  • To those who have given up on love, I say, “trust life a little bit.” – Maya Angelou
  • Self-trust is the first secret of success. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Our distrust is very expensive. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • One who neither has trust nor wisdom, nor does one trust anyone, finds no happiness. – M. K. Soni
  • Trust lies at the core of love; there can be no true love without trust. M.K.Soni
  • Let the trails that bore my ancestors blood and tears, and the Chains that bound their freedom serve as reminders to all, of our hate and savagery against one another, and ensure its trust that we as a people choose never to repeat such ignorance. – Jacqualine Williams Rippy
  • I think we may safely trust a good deal more than we do. – Henry David Thoreau
  • I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you. ― Friedrich Nietzsche
  • If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you but make allowance for their doubting too. . . – Rudyard Kipling
  • Three strong attributes, which characterize a person, are hope, trust and a sense of charity. – M.K. Soni
  • Trust your mind to think with time; patience is the key. – Nathan Watson It Will Come
  • I do not trust people who don’t love themselves and yet tell me, ‘I love you.’ There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt. ― Maya Angelou
  • Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances. Ralph Waldo Emerson

More Quotes on Trust

  • Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love – and to put its trust in life. Joseph Conrad
  • Life is always built of relationships with people, and trust is vital to fill friendship, honesty, love and passion in a relationship. Trust is considered the central pillar supporting a relationship, and is compared to the concrete foundation of a house. Kent Pinkerton
  • Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life.Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. – Foster C. McClellan
  • Trust is something that is difficult to establish. It is very fragile that needs to be taken care of. Once trust breaks or shatters into pieces, it is very difficult to rebuild it. K. Cunningham
  • Subconsciously failing to make eye contact signals one of two things to us, ‘This person is afraid of me or feels inferior’ or ‘This person has something to hide’. – Andrew Peel
  • How do you build trust? Trust is earned when everyone’s interests are considered and respected. Communication is the key to do this. Sheri Levit
  • The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action. – Frank Herbert
  • We trust people we can count on. We count on people who do what they say they will do when they say they will do it. Tim Wright
  • Your words must match what you do. In so many words, you need to show sincerity with your words. John Garret
  • Trust in a relationship is very crucial. Without trust, a relationship cannot last as a healthy and happy bond. – Alana Johnson
  • You can show trust by believing in others when other people have abandoned them. – Byron Pulsifer, Major Human Capacities
  • Trust is about patience while not forcing issues we learn more about our own capacities for achievements thus, these times are to be treasured. – T. Coimin
  • Customer retention may be best supported by operational integrity. After all, when you think about your personal relationships as well as your business relationships, you tend to stick with the folks that are really good at showing they sincerely care about you, and doing what they say they’re going to do. It boils down to trust. – L. Hunsaker
  • Not being able to let go and trust those around you can be incredibly stressful. You will be constantly questioning the actions of those around you, never feel in control and generally unhappy. David Cannell
  • In order to establish trust, it is first important that you be trustworthy. This means you should be forthright with all your dealings. – Paul Melendez
  • You build trust in a relationship by entrusting your SELF to the other person.- Dr. Robert Huizenga
  • If you are hesitant or weak about trusting anyone then it is important to delve within your subconscious and find out what it is that restrains your ability to commit. Tomas Coimin
  • Trust is involved in all the basic elements of a healthy relationship: namely, love (respect and consideration for another person), communication, commitment and honesty. Harold Duarte-Bernhardt
  • A petty, trivial untrue statement will make the other person lose trust because he / she will inevitable assume that you if can lie about small things, you are just as likely to lie about more significant matters in a relationship. – A. Itkin
  • Trust is only gained when one person risks and doesn’t get harmed. It grows as both people increasingly risk and don’t get harmed in the process. Glen Williams
  • If you want clients to trust you, they need to know you will always be truthful when working with them even if it means sending them to the competitors. – Anne Warfield
  • As you enter positions of trust and power, dream a little before you think. – Toni Morrison
  • If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them. – Harvey Mackay
  • A lot of times people don’t trust another person because they are making assumptions that aren’t true. – Tom LaForce
  • Building a foundation of trust has lasting benefit, long beyond the team building experience. Trust leads to cohesion, cohesion leads to an environment where team members are willing to take a chance with their ideas and suggestions. – Eriq Powers
  • The most important thing you can do when regaining trust in a relationship is to be consistent. A. Eddington-Joel
  • Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them. – Lemony Snicket
  • You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you do not trust enough. – Frank Crane
  • Studies show that a trusting workplace increases employees’ level of happiness, work effort, productivity, and engagement. It also provides an environment that encourages open communication and promotes people to share their ideas. – A. Miller
  • Ultimately, there can be no complete healing until we have restored our primal trust in life. – Georg Feuerstein
  • Trust yourself. Have confidence that you can draw the best, not the worst, to yourself. ~ Norman Vincent Peale
  • Respect people who trust you. It takes a lot for people to trust you, so treat their trust like precious porcelain. – Brandon Cox
  • Trust is always earned, never given. R. Williams
  • Never apologize for trusting your intuition – your brain can play tricks, your heart can blind, but your gut is always right. – Rachel Wolchin
  • Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else’s. – Billy Wilder
  • When commitment is rewarded and appreciated, trust will flourish. Follow through on commitments builds trust because when the team experiences positive results, trust is built. – D Slover
  • Trust is a business communication skill which, in combination with behavior, either works to build trust or destroy it. – L Finkle
  • The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them. – Ernest Hemingway
  • The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that the only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him; and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him and show your distrust. – Henry Stimson
  • One of the most valuable things you can do to create higher levels of trust is to trust others more. Don’t wait for them to prove themselves to you. Trust them. K. Eikenberry
  • Trust your intuition, and let it lead you to new opportunities, while steering you away from time wasters and scams. – Cathy Stucker
  • One error a trust-breaker makes when attempting to rebuild trust with another, is refusing to take full ownership for what they did. Learn not to blame, project, or minimize what you have done. Karen Wells
  • If you say you are going to do something, DO IT! Failing to do what you say you are going to do is the easiest way to break trust! – Brock Blohm
  • Creating trust in a step family is not an overnight job, but with a lot of hard work and consistency by all parties, this most certainly is achievable. K Adeyemo
  • It is impossible to go through life without trust: That is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself. – Graham Greene

Quotes on Trust by Unknown Authors

  • Trust is like virginity. You lose it once and you’ll never get it back. — Unknown
  • I’m telling the truth, but then I smile, and then they think I’m lying. — Unknown
  • Trust takes years to build, seconds to break, and forever to repair. — Unknown
  • Hurt me with the truth, but never comfort me with a lie. — Unknown
  • Trust is like an eraser; it gets smaller and smaller with every mistake. — Unknown
  • Trusting you is my decision. Proving me right is your choice. — Unknown
  • Trusting someone you barely know is like recommending something you haven’t tried. — Unknown
  • A bird sitting on a tree is never afraid of the branch breaking because her trust is not on the branch but on it’s own wings. Always believe in yourself. — Unknown
  • Honesty is a very expensive gift. Don’t expect it from cheap people. — Unknown
  • Trust is like paper, once crumpled up, it can’t be perfect again. — Unknown
  • I don’t trust words, I trust actions. — Unknown
  • Always trust in yourself; you know more than you think you do. — Unknown
  • Never trust someone who lies to you; never lie to someone who trusts you. — Unknown
  • I’m a good enough person to forgive you, but I’m not stupid enough to trust you again. — Unknown
  • Big or small, lies are lies. — Unknown
  • Don’t test the waters, just dive straight in. Trust yourself and make the leap. — Unknown
  • Learning to trust someone is one of life’s most difficult tasks. — Unknown
  • Remember, you don’t need a certain number of friends, just a number of friends you can be certain of. — Unknown

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