Quotes on Trust

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Trusting someone is one of the most difficult tasks. It’s in human nature that we believe what we see but believing in unseen is hard. Trust means you have to believe without seeing. You have to give some control of your life to someone else.
Having difficulty about trusting someone? Following is the list of quotes on quotes we have collected for you so that you can manage to trust or distrust someone.

List of Quotes on Trust and Life

“The glue that holds all relationships together–including the relationship between the leader and the led–is trust, and trust is based on integrity.”

Brian Tracy

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

William Shakespeare, All’s Well That Ends Well

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

Friedrich Nietzsche

“All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.”

J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

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

Ernest Hemingway

“Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.”

Maya Angelou

“None of us knows what might happen even the next minute, yet still we go forward. Because we trust. Because we have Faith.”

Paulo Coelho, Brida

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.”

Warren Buffett

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

George MacDonald

More Quotes On Trust

“We are all mistaken sometimes; sometimes we do wrong things, things that have bad consequences. But it does not mean we are evil, or that we cannot be trusted ever afterward.”

Alison Croggon

“Everyone suffers at least one bad betrayal in their lifetime. It’s what unites us. The trick is not to let it destroy your trust in others when that happens. Don’t let them take that from you.”

Sherrilyn Kenyon, Invincible

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

Eric Sevareid

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

Frank Sonnenberg, author of Follow Your Conscience

“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

“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

“It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.”




“True friends are those who came into your life, saw the most negative part of you, but are not ready to leave you, no matter how contagious you are to them.”

Michael Bassey Johnson, The Infinity Sign

“People that have trust issues only need to look in the mirror. There they will meet the one person that will betray them the most.”

Shannon L. Alder


“Consistency is the true foundation of trust. Either keep your promises or do not make them.”

Roy T. Bennett

“Love cannot live where there is no trust.”

Edith Hamilton, Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes

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

David Gemmell, Fall of Kings

“Don’t trust people who tell you other people’s secrets.”

Dan Howell

“The inability to open up to hope is what blocks trust, and blocked trust is the reason for blighted dreams.”

Elizabeth Gilbert

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

Frank Crane

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

Roy T. Bennett

“Once you place that crown of liar on your head, you can take it off again, but it leaves a stain for all time.”

Terry Goodkind, Soul of the Fire

“A man trusts another man when he sees enough of himself in him.”

Gregory David Roberts, Shantaram


“Peace and trust take years to build and seconds to shatter.”

Mahogany SilverRain

“Faith does not need to push the river because faith is able to trust that there is a river. The river is flowing. We are in it.”

Richard Rohr

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

J.E.B. Spredemann, An Unforgivable Secret

“I trust everyone. I just don’t trust the devil inside them.”

Troy Kennedy Martin

“There’s not much you need to know about the world. Except how to use a sword and trust very few.”

Melina Marchetta, Froi of the Exiles

“If you cannot trust yourself, you cannot even trust your mistrust of yourself – so that without this underlying trust in the whole system of nature you are simply paralyzed”

Alan W. Watts

“If a man has to ask for your trust, it’s a sure sign that you should not give it. Trust should be earned inherently, without any verbal demands. Trust is knowing a man’s character, knowing truth, and relying on that character and truth even when the odds seem against you.”

Anne Elisabeth Stengl, Heartless

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

Abraham Lincoln

“Never trust he who trusts everyone.”

Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

“Trust yourself, you will start to trust others.”

Santosh Kalwar, Quote Me Everyday

“Never mistrust, unless given a reason.”

Sonia Rumzi

“Because he could not afford to fail, he could not afford to trust.”

Joseph J. Ellis, His Excellency: George Washington


“Trust in someone means that we no longer have to protect ourselves. We believe we will not be hurt or harmed by the other, at least not deliberately. We trust his or her good intentions, though we know we might be hurt by the way circumstances play out between us. We might say that hurt happens; it’s a given of life. Harm is inflicted; it’s a choice some people make.”

David Richo

“Trust and faith bring joy to life and help relationships grow to their maximum potential.”

Joyce Meyer, Battlefield of the Mind: Winning the Battle in Your Mind

“Without trust, there can be no genuine peace. Neither in politics, nor in the quiet individuality of the heart and spirit.”

Timothy Zahn, Vision of the Future

“If you are untrustworthy, people will not trust you.”

Lao Tzu

“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

“It is mutual trust, even more than mutual interest, that holds human associations together.”

H. L. Mencken

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

Isaac Watts

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

Albert Einstein

“Those who trust us educate us.”

George Eliot, Daniel Deronda

“A king who trusts no man is weak.”

Patricia Briggs, Dragon Blood

“A body of men holding themselves accountable to nobody ought not to be trusted by anybody.”

Thomas Paine

“Trust is always a good idea. For someone else.”

Sherrilyn Kenyon

“A trusting heart will follow, only those who truly follow their heart.”

Anthony Liccione

“If we truly trust no one, we cannot survive.”

Megan Whalen Turner, The King of Attolia

“Love is supposed to be based on trust, and trust on love, it’s something rare and beautiful when people can confide in each other without fearing what the other person will think.”

E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly

“You have to trust or you’re only living half a life.”

J.D. Robb, New York to Dallas

“Trust, you give it and you take it away. You believe it with everything you have in you, you allow your heart to trust somebody else. I trusted very few in life, but sometimes you just needed to give in and fight the urge to flee.”

Holly Hood

“You can only trust your emotions as you can lie to yourself with your brain but not your heart.”

Carl White

“Trust that man in nothing who has not a conscience in everything.”

Laurence Sterne

“He always believed that people live up or down to the amount of trust you put in them.”

Hilary Duff, Elixir

“The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him.”

Henry L. Stimson

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