173 Quotes On Trust And Sayings

Trust is a strong component of all human relations. Trusting someone else takes time, work, and effort. The individual will try to build trust by being honest, respectful, and reliable.

To succeed in business, you must be trustworthy as well. This means you must be honest, respectful, and reliable at all times while working for your clients.

Here are 173 trust quotes to help you build trust in your relations

“The trust of the innocent is the liar’s most useful tool.” – Stephen King

“Loving someone is giving them the power to break your heart, but trusting them not to.” – Julianne Moore

“Trust is built with consistency.” – Lincoln Chafee

“Trust starts with truth and ends with truth.” ― Santosh Kalwar

“To conquer the unknown you must trust.” ― Yogi Bhajan

“Don’t try to comprehend with your mind. Your minds are very limited. Use your intuition.” ― Madeleine L’Engle

“You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment unless you trust enough.” ― Frank Crane

“One must be fond of people and trust them if one is not to make a mess of life.” ― E.M. Forster

“I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

“He who does not trust enough will not be trusted” – Lao Tzu

“It is important not to trust people too much.” – V. S. Naipaul

“It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.” ― William Blake

“Sometimes trusting a friend is the hardest thing to do, even the closest friends can become enemies.” ― James Merrow

“Broken trust is hard to heal because we’re not even trying to heal it. We’re just trying to make ourselves feel safe.” ― Mira Kirshenbaum

“You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don’t trust enough.” – Frank Crane

“Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman, but no angel.” – Doris Lessing

“Only trust thyself, and another shall not betray thee.” – William Penn

“The best proof of love is trust.” – Joyce Brothers

“Trust should be the basis for all our moral training.” – Robert Baden-Powell

“Trust is like a mirror, you can fix it if it’s broken, but you can still see the crack in that mother fucker’s reflection.” – Lady Gaga

“Trust in what you love, continue to do it, and it will take you where you need to go.” – Natalie Goldberg

“Don’t ever break someone’s trust. Once you do, then nobody wants to do business with you.” – Robert Budi Hartono

“Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” – William Shakespeare

“Trust is like blood pressure. It’s silent, vital to good health, and if abused it can be deadly.”― Anonymous

“Trust is a fragile thing. Easy to break, easy to lose and one of the hardest things to ever get back.”

“A man trusts another man when he sees enough of himself in him.” – Gregory David Roberts

“Three things you should never break: promises, trust, and someone’s heart.”

Trust Quotes And Trust Issues

“Trust but verify.” – Ronald Reagan

“The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.” – Ernest Hemingway

“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.” – Albert Einstein

“I believe in trusting men, not only once but twice – in giving a failure another chance.” – James Cash Penney

“I want someone who can trust that my big hands are going to take care of them.” – Dwayne Johnson

“I don’t trust what this life has given me.” – Dennis Rodman

“Trust leads to approachability and open communications.” – Scott Weiss

“When you start to wonder whether you can trust someone or not, that is when you already know you don’t.”

“The worst thing about being lied to is knowing you are not worth the truth.” – Jean-Paul Sartre

“Trust, once lost, could not be easily found. Not in a year, perhaps not even in a lifetime.”

“Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Relationships are about trust. If you have to play detective, then it’s time to move on.”

“Just trust yourself, then you will know how to live.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“It takes a lot of truth to gain trust but just one lie to lose it all.”― Anonymous

“Be careful who you trust. If someone will discuss others with you, they will certainly discuss you with others.”

“Trusting you is my decision. Proving me right is your choice.”

“Trust is not the same as faith. A friend is someone you trust. Putting faith in anyone is a mistake.” – Christopher Hitchens

“Trust is earned when actions meet words.” – Chris Butler

“Trust each other again and again. When the trust level gets high enough, people transcend apparent limits, discovering new and awesome abilities of which they were previously unaware.” – David Armistead

“There’s never a reason to trust someone. If there’s a reason, then it’s not trust.” – Gerald Morris

“Trust your own instincts, go inside, follow your heart. Right from the start. go ahead and stand up for what you believe in. As I’ve learned, that’s the path to happiness.” – Lesley Ann Warren

“Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.” – Aesop

“Breaking someone’s trust is like crumpling up a perfect piece of paper. You can smooth it over but it’s never going to be the same again.”

“Act like you trust people, but do not.”

“Trust and belief are two prime considerations. You must not allow yourself to be opinionated.” – James Dean

“We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive.” – Lord Byron

“Never trust anyone, Daniel, especially the people you admire. Those are the ones who will make you suffer the worst blows.” – Carlos Ruiz Zafón

“I’m a good enough person to forgive you, but not stupid enough to trust you again.”

“Trust starts with truth and ends with truth.” – Santosh Kalwar

Quotes On Trust And Trust Issues

“Trust has to be earned, and should come only after the passage of time.” – Arthur Ashe

“Only trust someone who can see these three things in you: the sorrow behind your smile, the love behind your anger, and the reason behind your silence.”

“Trust doesn’t come with a refill. Once it’s gone, you probably won’t get it back. And if you do it will never be the same. And that’s a fact.”

“Not everyone can be trusted. I think we all have to be very selective about the people we trust.” – Shelley Long

“In the end, you have to choose whether or not to trust someone.” – Sophie Kinsella

“Never push a loyal person to the point where they no longer care.”

“Sometimes you don’t know who you can and cannot trust. I still learn that over and over again.” – Demi Lovato

“Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do.” – Benjamin Spock

“Trust takes years to build, seconds to break, and forever to repair.”

“To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.” – George MacDonald

“If you have three people in your life that you can trust, you can consider yourself the luckiest person in the whole world.” – Selena Gomez

“I trust no one, not even myself.” – Joseph Stalin

“It’s good to trust others but, not to do so is much better.” – Benito Mussolini

“Keep your promises and be consistent. Be the kind of person others can trust.” – Roy T. Bennett

“It’s hard to trust when all you have from the past is evidence of why you shouldn’t.”

“I got trust issues because people got lying issues.”

“I respect people that tell me the truth. No matter how hard it is.”

“I don’t trust words, I trust actions.”

“Trust is hard to come by. That’s why my circle is small and tight. I’m kind of funny about making new friends.” – Eminem

“Be all in or get all out. There is no halfway.”

“Don’t trust what you see, even salt looks like sugar.”

“I don’t want perfect. I want honest.”

“To trust people is a luxury in which only the wealthy can indulge; the poor cannot afford it.” – E.M. Forster

“Without communication, there is no relationship. Without respect, there is no love. Without trust, there’s no reason to continue.”

“Trust issues come from being fucked over.”

“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 that rare and priceless treasure that wins us the affection of our heavenly Father.” – Brennan Manning

“You can’t trust a promise someone makes while they’re drunk, in love, hungry, or running for office.” – Joe Moore

“We always see our worst selves. Our most vulnerable selves. We need someone else to get close enough to tell us we’re wrong. Someone we trust.”― Anonymous

“When people honor each other, there is a trust established that leads to synergy, interdependence, and deep respect. Both parties make decisions and choices based on what is right, what is best, what is valued most highly.” – Blaine Lee

“Trust is not simply a matter of truthfulness, or even constancy. It is also a matter of amity and goodwill. We trust those who have our best interests at heart, and mistrust those who seem deaf to our concerns.” – Gary Hamel

“We need people in our lives with whom we can be as open as possible. To have real conversations with people may seem like such a simple, obvious suggestion, but it involves courage and risk.” – Thomas Moore

“The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say ‘I.’ And that’s not because they have trained themselves not to say ‘I.’ They don’t think ‘I.’ They think ‘we’; they think ‘team.’ They understand their job to be to make the team function. They accept responsibility and don’t sidestep it, but ‘we’ gets the credit…. This is what creates trust, what enables you to get the task done.” – Peter Drucker

The Best Trust Quotes

“The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.” ― Ernest Hemingway

“Honesty is the best policy. If I lose mine honor, I lose myself.” ― William Shakespeare

“Self trust is the essence of heroism.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Trust is the highest form of human motivation. It brings out the very best in people. But it takes time and patience.” ― Stephen R. Covey

“I learned you can’t trust the judgment of good friends.” – Carl Sandburg

“The people when rightly and fully trusted will return the trust.”― Anonymous

“I don’t trust anyone who doesn’t laugh.” ― Maya Angelou

“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” ― Walt Disney

“Trust is built slowly. Trust is destroyed quickly. Trust can make complex things possible. The absence of trust can make simple things impossible. Trust powers relationships, businesses, nations. Trust is as precious as it is fragile.” ― The Stoic Emperor

“The more you believed in yourself, the more you could trust yourself. The more you trust yourself, the less you compare yourself to others.” ― Roy T. Bennett

“Trustful people are the pure at heart, as they are moved by the zeal of their own trustworthiness.” ― Criss Jami

“Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.” ― William E. Gladstone

“For it is in your power to retire into yourself whenever you choose.” ― Marcus Aurelius

“Better to trust the man who is frequently in error than the one who is never in doubt.” ― Eric Sevareid

“Trust in what you love, continue to do it, and it will take you where you need to go.” ― Natalie Goldberg

“The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.” ― Michel de Montaigne

“Distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

“Trust your hunches. They’re usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.” – Joyce Brothers

“You must trust and believe in people, or life becomes impossible.” – Anton Chekhov

“Trust your instincts, and make judgements on what your heart tells you. The heart will not betray you.”

“I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.” ― Steve Jobs

“To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don’t grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float.” ― Alan W. Watts

“Learning to trust is one of life’s most difficult tasks.” – Isaac Watts

“There’s ways you can trust an enemy you can’t always trust a friend. An enemy’s never going to betray your trust.” – Daniel Abraham

“The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him.” – Henry L. Stimson

Quotes On Broken Trust

“The total act of betrayal is broken trust.” ― Notes from Nora

“If offering apologies and making promises fixed broken trust, there’d be no broken trust left to fix.” ― Tim Cole

“Broken trust and anger will close a heart until honesty and love is once again found.” ― Anonymous

“Stop caring about the people who broke your trust , and start caring only about the people who still have faith in you.” ― Anonymous

“Don’t ever break someone’s trust. Once you do, then nobody wants to do business with you.” ― Robert Budi Hartono

“It breaks my heart to know I will never be able to trust you again. I’ve learned so many lies and each time it takes a piece of me that you will never get back again.” ― Karen Kostyla

“I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

“Trust can be broken in many different ways.” ― Cindy Beall

One of these reasons is that the person who’s broken your trust is very possibly not as bad as he seems to be right now.” ― Mira Kirshenbaum

“Trust is like that. You can break it for a good reason. But it still remains broken.” ― Harlan Coben

“Don’t trust the person who has broken faith once.” ― William Shakespeare

“Broken trust forces us, first, to acknowledge a painful reality we may have chosen to ignore, then, to make some difficult decisions.” ― Dr. Jane Greer

“When trust is broken, it does not need to be the end of a relationship. Much can be learned from staying in a relationship and learning from the conflict situation.” ― Dr. Margaret Paul

“It was a mistake,” you said. But the cruel thing was, it felt like the mistake was mine, for trusting you.” ― David Levithan

“What’s burned is burned, but what’s broken can heal. And broken trust in a relationship is not like a house on fire.” ― Mira Kirshenbaum

“When someone breaks your trust don’t feel stupid for trusting them. You didn’t do anything wrong. They’re just an untrustworthy person.” ― Sonya Parker

“The healing of broken trust is a natural process. Trust itself is natural.” ― Mira Kirshenbaum

“Broken trust is like melted chocolate. No matter how hard you try to freeze it. you can never return it to the original shape.” ― Anonymous

“I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I’d rather remember it as it was at its best than mend it and see the broken pieces as long as I lived.” ― Margaret Mitchell

“Rebuilding trust when it’s been broken is not dependent only on the person who has broken it, or how many times they can prove they are honest. It depends on the person who has decided not to trust anymore. Though they may be totally justified in their decision not to trust, as long as they choose not to, the relationship has no hope of survival and should be ended. If or when they decide to trust again, there is hope reborn.” ― Doe Zantamata

“Broken people lead to broken hearts. That’s why it’s so important to heal from one relationship before starting another.” ― Mandy Hale

“You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don’t trust enough. ― Frank Crane

“Trust is like a paper. Once it’s crumpled, it can’t be perfect again.” ― unknown

“Breaking someone’s trust is like crumpling up a perfect piece of paper. You can smooth it over but it’s never going to be the same again.” ― Anonymous

“When your trust is someone is broken, you will inevitably experience shock, denial, anger, and sadness, feelings that are, in many ways, akin to the mourning process following a death.” ― Dr. Jane Greer

“Broken trust can heal.” ― Mira Kirshenbaum

“Trust is like a vase.. once it’s broken, though you can fix it, the vase will never be same again.” ― Walter Inglis Anderson

“The trust has broken down. It will take some time to change attitudes and attitudes are going to be needed to develop trust.” ― Jim Leach

“Trust is tough. Once trust has been broken by multiple people on multiple occasions, believing in anyone or anything becomes increasingly difficult. Much of the skepticism of our world can be traced back to broken trust.” ― Dillon Burroughs

Quotes About Trust Issues

“Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain.” – J. K. Rowling

“Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I would rather trust a woman’s instinct than a man’s reason.” – Stanley Baldwin

“Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.” ― Democritus

“To forgive someone who hurt you is easy but to trust them again is next to impossible.” ― Anurag Prakash Ray

“Trust him not with your secrets, who, when left alone in your room, turns over your papers.” ― Johann Kaspar Lavater

“For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth.” – Bo Bennett

“Most good relationships are built on mutual trust and respect.” – Mona Sutphen

It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust.” ― Samuel Johnson

“Not everyone can be trusted. I think we all have to be very selective about the people we trust.” ― Shelley Long

“Trust, once you get it. It’s priceless. But once you lose it, you are useless.” ― unknown

“The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that the only way you can make a man trustworthy is to trust him; and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him.” ― Henry L. Stimson

“Love all, trust few.” ― William Shakespeare

“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.” ― Albert Einstein

“We’re never so vulnerable than when we trust someone – but paradoxically, if we cannot trust, neither can we find love or joy.” ― Walter Anderson

“I trusted you but now your words mean nothing because your actions spoke the truth.”― Anonymous

“I cannot trust a man to control others who cannot control himself.” – Robert E. Lee

“If people like you, they’ll listen to you, but if they trust you, they’ll do business with you.” – Zig Ziglar

“It’s easy to forgive the mistakes from others. But it’s hard to rebuild that trust that has been destroyed. ― Anonymous

“it’s the same old story you’ve heard a thousand times. Somebody’s trust gets broken. Somebody’s left behind.” ― Travis Tritt

“Now you can see why it’s been so hard for you and me and everybody else to heal broken trust. It’s not that broken trust is hard to heal itself. It’s that the things we do not make ourselves feel safe when we’re living with mistrust prevent the broken trust from healing.” ― Mira Kirshenbaum

“Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God.” – Lawrence Welk

“Love cannot live where there is no trust.” ― Anonymous

“I don’t trust anybody. Not anybody. And the more that I care about someone, the more sure I am they’re going to get tired of me and take off.” – Rainbow Rowell

“I believe everything happens for a reason. People change so you can learn to let go. Things go wrong so you can appreciate them when they’re right. You believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself.” ― Marilyn Monroe

“For there to be betrayal, there would have to have been trust first.” ― Suzanne Collins

“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

“What do people gain from lying? Besides losing: your respect, your dignity, your reputation, and those who love you. I guess those few minutes of satisfaction, smiling behind your lies, are soon well worth a lifetime of a regretful guilty conscience.” ― Amir Riveroll

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