We’ve put together some good trust quotes for your own reflection or to share with others. Believing someone is the foundation of all kinds of relationships. And it is also one of the most complex elements of human relationships.
Once it is gone, it is almost impossible to build it again. It is also a paradoxical element. Even though you cannot put your faith in everyone, you cannot lead a happier life without putting your faith in others.
These quotations have been said by great men and women. Share their thoughts with others or refer to them often to realize the importance of this quality in your life.
Quotes about Trust
Anyone who doesn’t take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
Most good relationships are built on mutual trust and respect.
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.
Stephen R. Covey
Trust is like a vase. Once it’s broken, though you can fix it, the vase will never be same again.
Trust is like blood pressure. It’s silent, vital to good health, and if abused it can be deadly.
Keeping the Faith
If you don’t stand for something you will fall for anything.
Gordon A. Eadie
Trust is the lubrication that makes it possible for organizations to work.
You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don’t trust enough.
You must trust and believe in people, or life becomes impossible.
Better to trust the man who is frequently in error than the one who is never in doubt.
Someone who thinks the world is always cheating him is right. He is missing that wonderful feeling of trust in someone or something.
It is mutual trust, even more than mutual interest, that holds human associations together.
H. L. Mencken
Just trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams and live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau
A person who trusts himself and depends on himself has true happiness. That person does not need anyone else’s approval to be happy or to feel confident in his own skin.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Norman Vincent Peale
Don’t believe words; always trust actions.
Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.
Dr. Benjamin Spock
Know yourself, love yourself, trust yourself, learn to spend time in your own company and listen to your innermost self.
Trust yourself to be able to confront and work through your emotions. If you believe you can’t do it, you won’t do it and you’ll become stuck. If you believe you can do it, you will.
The four characteristics of humanism are curiosity, a free mind, belief in good taste, and belief in the human race.
“assured reliance on the character, ability, strength, or truth of someone or something” from Merriam-Webster.
Reliability in Relationships
Betrayal is the worst … and the key to moving past it is to identify what led up to it in the first place.
Charles J. Orlando
I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.
There is only one way to rebuild trust once it has been broken: over time.
Charles J. Orlando
Don’t trust the person who has broken faith once.
When the trust account is high, communication is easy, instant, and effective.
Stephen R. Covey
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
It was a mistake, you said. But the cruel thing was, it felt like the mistake was mine, for trusting you.
Trust is a gift. Don’t try to exchange it for something else.
Charles J. Orlando
The toughest thing about the power of trust is that it’s very difficult to build and very easy to destroy. The essence of trust building is to emphasize the similarities between you and the customer.
Thomas J. Watson
The trust of the innocent is the liar’s most useful tool.
Trust is hard to come by. That’s why my circle is small and tight. I’m kind of funny about making new friends.
Learning to trust is one of life’s most difficult tasks.
People ask me why it’s so hard to trust people, and I ask them why is it so hard to keep a promise.
I cannot trust a man to control others who cannot control himself.
Robert E. Lee
Trust is the easiest thing in the world to lose, and the hardest thing in the world to get back.
Broken people lead to broken hearts. That’s why it’s so important to heal from one relationship before starting another.
A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence.
Raisin cookies that look like chocolate chip cookies are the main reason I have trust issues.
Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
Whoever believes in Him shall not have everlasting life in torment.
Trust Quotes – Conviction Counts
I trust no one, not even myself.
Don’t trust anyone over 30.
Like everybody and trust no one.
Where large sums of money are concerned, it is advisable to trust nobody.
Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else’s.
Never trust anyone who wants what you’ve got. Friend or no, envy is an overwhelming emotion.
You believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself.
Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.
Trust nothing but your intuition. Your intuition will tell you who to trust.
Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain.
J. K. Rowling
Professions People Place Their Faith In (and Don’t)
From Gallup poll: Percentage of U.S. adults saying the following profession have high/very high honest and ethical standards:
- Nurses: 82%
- Military Officers: 71%
- Grade School Teachers: 66%
- Medical Doctors: 65%
- Pharmacists: 62%
- Police Officers: 56%
- Judges: 43%
- Clergy: 42%
- Bankers: 25%
- TV Reporters: 23%
- Lawyers: 18%
- Business Executives: 16%
- Lobbyists: 8%
Nurses come out on top with 82% of American considering them to have high or very high honesty and ethical standards. Lobbyists, well, not so much.
I’ve learned to trust myself, to listen to truth, to not be afraid of it and to not try and hide it.
Silence was the first prayer I learned to trust.
A person who never learned to trust confuses intensity with closeness, obsession with care, and control with security.
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.
Trust opens up new and unimagined possibilities.
Robert C. Solomon
Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.
We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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