Trust Quotes

Trust is critical in many areas of life. As humans, we are designed to connect with others. We depend on each other on a daily basis, for instance, you trust the barista at the cafe to make your coffee, the bank to secure your money,  the earth, sun, vegetables from your garden and so on.

Trust is needed everywhere-- especially in the workplace, in friendships and personal relationships.

Browse through a collection of trust quotes from philosophers, business leaders, psychologists, and others. Find quotes about trust, trust issues quotes, trust god quotes, broken trust quotes and more.

John Webster- Old friends are trusted best

Lay this unto your breast: Old friends, like old swords, still are trusted best. John Webster
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Kahlil Gibran- If you reveal your secrets to the wind

If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees. Kahlil Gibran
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Sara Shepard- Always sleep with one eye open

Always sleep with one eye open. Never take anything for granted. Your best friends might just be your enemies. Sara Shepard
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Anurag Prakash Ray- The best thing about love is the trust

The best thing about love is the trust, the best thing about trust is honesty, and the best thing about honesty is faithfulness.      Anurag Prakash Ray
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Yann Martel- Faith in God is Letting Go

Faith in God is an opening up, a letting go, a deep trust, a free act of love but sometimes it was so hard to love. Yann Martel
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Cissy Houston- I trust in God, and His ways are not our ways

I trust in God, and His ways are not our ways. So we have to go with that, and there's nothing I can do about that. Cissy Houston
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Trust is Built By Small Actions–Walter Wangerin Jr

And the strongest trust is built by the smallest actions, the keeping of the little promises. It is the constant truthfulness, the continued dependability, the remembrance of minor things, which most inspire confidence and faith.      Walter Wangerin Jr.
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Every couple has ups and downs- Nicholas Sparks

Every couple has ups and downs, every couple argues, and that's the thing'you're a couple, and couples can't function without trust.      Nicholas Sparks
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Two words will help you cope- Charles R. Swindoll

Two words will help you cope when you run low on hope: accept and trust. Charles R. Swindoll
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Charm was a scheme for making strangers Trust- Kurt Vonnegut

Charm was a scheme for making strangers like and trust a person immediately, no matter what the charmer had in mind.      Kurt Vonnegut
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Nishan Panwar- The Effects Of Having a Good Heart

When you have a good heart: You help too much. You trust too much. You give too much. You love too much. And it always seems you hurt the most. Nishan Panwar
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Mandy Hale- Don’t Always Need a Plan

You don’t always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go, and see what happens. Mandy Hale
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Frank Crane- Not Trusting Enough

You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don't trust enough. Frank Crane
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Thomas J. Watson- The Power Of Trust

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
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Amir Riveroll- What People Gain From Lying

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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Doe Zantamata-Rebuilding trust when it’s been broken

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
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Friedrich Nietzsche- I Can’t Believe You

I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you. Friedrich Nietzsche
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Albert Einstein- Careless With Truth

Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters. Albert Einstein
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Napoleon Bonaparte- Keeping Promises

The best way to keep one's word is not to give it. Napoleon Bonaparte
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Robert Service- A promise made is a debt unpaid

A promise made is a debt unpaid. Robert Service
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Pierce Brown- Liars make the best promises

Liars make the best promises. Pierce Brown
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Edgar Watson Howe- Half the promises people say were never kept

Half the promises people say were never kept, were never made. Edgar Watson Howe
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Danish Proverb- Eggs and oaths are easily broken

Eggs and oaths are easily broken. Danish Proverb
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Richard Paul Evans-Broken vows are like broken mirrors

Broken vows are like broken mirrors. They leave those who held to them bleeding and staring at fractured images of themselves.      Richard Paul Evans
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John Jantsch- Branding Is The Art Of Becoming Knowable

Branding is the art of becoming knowable, likable and trustable.      John Jantsch Browse All Quote Topics
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Grant Andrews- Trust Your Abilities

Those people who have the greatest success first needed to believe in what they have to offer the world. You need to trust that your unique contribution is worthwhile.      Grant Andrews,
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Chris Brown- With Fame, You Can’t Trust Everybody

With fame, you can't trust everybody. You can't depend on them being there for you as a person. They will only be there because of what you've got you as a person. They will only be there because of what you've got and what you can bring to their life. It's not a relationship-it's a leech.      Chris Brown
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Sarah J. Maas- The Best Lies Are Mixed With Truth

The best lies were always mixed with truth.      Sarah J. Maas
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Alexander Pope- Twenty More Lies To Maintain One

He who tells a lie, is not sensible how great a task he undertakes; for he must be forced to invent twenty more to maintain that one.      Alexander Pope
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Matt Bevin-People Know When They Are Being Lied To

People aren't suckers. Some are, perhaps. But most people inside know when we're being lied to.      Matt Bevin
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Rob Thurman-Lies Could Dissolve Trust

Lies were like acid, corrosive: They could dissolve trust in a heartbeat.      Rob Thurman
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Joyce Brothers- Proving Love

The best proof of love is trust. Joyce Brothers
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe- Trusting Yourself

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Lawrence Welk- On Trusting People

"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God." - Lawrence Welk Other quotes to explore:
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Brene Brown- On Vulnerability

I spent a lot of years trying to outrun or outsmart vulnerability by making things certain and definite, black and white, good and bad. My inability to lean into the discomfort of vulnerability limited the fullness of those important experiences that are wrought with uncertainty: Love, belonging, trust, joy, and creativity to name a few.
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William Shakespeare On Trust, Love and Kindness

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. Source: All's Well that Ends Well-  Act I. Scene i 
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Johnny Weir

Love myself I do. Not everything, but I love the good as well as the bad. I love my crazy lifestyle, and I love my hard discipline. I love my freedom of speech and the way my eyes get dark when I'm tired. I love that I have learned to trust people with my heart, even if it will get broken. I am proud of everything that I am and will become. 
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Spanish Proverb On Gossiping

Who gossips with you, will gossip about you. Spanish Proverb Gossippers have one thing in common-- they will gossip about anyone with everyone. To know a person's real character, observe the way they talk about other people and their behavior towards others. Before becoming friends with someone or even getting into relationships, this should be the first red flag, their attitude and thoughts about others behind their backs. Nobody wants to have a friend who will gossip behind his or
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South American Proverb On Faith and God

"He who saves up for another day has no trust in God."-South American Proverb Other quotes to explore:
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Scottish Proverb On Secrets

"All that is said in the kitchen should not be told in the hall."
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Benjamin Franklin On Secrets

"If you would keep your secret from an enemy, tell it not to a friend." Original Source: Poor Richard's Almanack (1741)
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Arabian Proverb on Trust

"Never trust a fool with a sword."- Arabian Proverb
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Eric Hoffer

Someone who thinks the world is always cheating him is right. He is missing that wonderful feeling of trust in someone or something.     
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Telisa McLaughlin

One of the worst things about trusting someone is really believing that everything they ever told you was the truth. From the I love you's, I need you, I care for you, and that you make them happy and complete, but only in the end to realize you wasn't the only one they was telling that too!     
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WaqarWaqar Ahmed

Friendship is delicate as a glass, once broken it can be fixed but there will always be cracks.
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Hussein Nishah

How can I let you be a priority in my life, when I'm still an option in your life?
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Michael J Herbert- A Relationship Without Trust

A relationship without trust is like a car without gas, you can stay in it all you want, but it won't go anywhere. Michael J Herbert
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Troy Kennedy-Martin

I trust everyone. I just don't trust the devil inside them.      
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Santosh Kalwar

Trust yourself, you will start to trust others.
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Wm. Paul Young

Trust is the fruit of a relationship in which you know you are loved.     
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Lemony Snicket

Deciding whether or not to trust a person is like deciding whether or not to climb a tree, because you might get a wonderful view from the highest branch, or you might simply get covered in sap, and for this reason many people choose to spend their time alone and indoors, where it is harder to get a splinter.      
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Thomas J. Watson

The toughest thing about the power of trust is that it's very difficult to build and very easy to destroy.
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Joyce Brothers

The best proof of love is trust.     
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Cardinal de Retz

A man who doesn't trust himself can never truly trust anyone else.
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Robert C. Solomon

Trust is a skill learned over time so that, like a well-trained athlete, one makes the right moves, usually without much reflection.     
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Horace Bushnell Quote: Trust in God For Great Things

Trust in God for great things. With your five loaves and two fishes, he will show you a way to feed thousands. Horace Bushnell
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Robert C. Solomon

Building trust means thinking about trust in a positive way.
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Robert C. Solomon

Trust opens up new and unimagined possibilities.     
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Walter Anderson- Vulnerable When Trusting Someone

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
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Stephen Covey

Trust is the glue of life. It's the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It's the foundational principle that holds all relationships.     
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Unknown Author

Trust is letting go of needing to know all the details before you open your heart.
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Ernest Hemingway On Trusting People

The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them. Ernest Hemingway
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Frank Crane

You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don't trust enough.
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Warren Bennis

Trust is the lubrication that makes it possible for organizations to work.     
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Frank Sonnenberg

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

Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.
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Ronald Reagan

Trust, but verify.     
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Paul Melendez

In order to establish trust, it is first important that you be trustworthy. This means you should be forthright with all your dealings.
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Harold Duarte-Bernhardt

Trust is involved in all the basic elements of a healthy relationship: namely, love (respect and consideration for another person), communication, commitment and honesty.     
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Glen Williams

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.
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R. Williams

Trust is always earned, never given.
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Brandon Cox

Respect people who trust you. It takes a lot for people to trust you, so treat their trust like precious porcelain.
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R. Williams

Trust is the easiest thing in the world to loose, and the hardest thing in the world to get back.      
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K. Cunningham

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.      
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Walter Anderson- Once Trust is Broken

Trust is like a vase.. once it's broken, though you can fix it, the vase will never be same again. Walter Anderson
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Democritus

Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
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Dejan Stojanovic

Tell me something only you know and make a new friend.
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Clifton Fadiman

One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.
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Glenn van Dekken

Loyalty is what makes us trust, Trust is what makes us stay, Staying is what makes us love, and love is what gives us hope.      
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Stephen Covey

Be loyal to those who are not present. In doing so, you build the trust of those who are present.      
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Jeffrey Gitomer

You don't earn loyalty in a day. You earn loyalty day- by- day.
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Biblical Proverb On Friends

A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. Biblical Proverb This biblical proverb is referring to David, who came across many challenges with friends. David's friend King Saul betrayed and tried to kill him, his other friend, Absalom wanted to overthrow him, by attempting to take his position. However, his friend, Jonathan stood with him, protect and advise him throughout his challenges. He was a true friend to David
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Waqar Ahmed- Broken Trust in Friendship

Friendship is delicate as a glass, once broken it can be fixed but there will always be cracks. Waqar Ahmed A friend is someone whom you share personal concerns with, and we trust our friends to do so. However, if our friends betray us, try to backstabbed us, or hurt us in any way, it is difficult to restore the friendship as it was before. Even after forgiveness.  Trust is critical, and we need a special person in our lives
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Blaze Olamiday- Remove Enemies From Life

I pray to God to remove my enemies from my life, and before I know it I started losing friends. Am just saying no one to be trusted. Blaze Olamiday Some people can be very pretensive. They play the role of a friend, listen to our problems, and plotting ways to destroy us. This quote by Blaze Olamiday is describing fake friends.  He wanted enemies to be removed from his life, then he started to lose people he thought were his
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Albert Einstein- Trustworthy People

Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.     Albert Einstein   
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Aristotle Quote On Making Friends

Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit. Aristotle
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Cally, Blakes

A man who trusts can never be betrayed, only mistaken.  Source:7, "Mission to Destiny
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Thomas, Joy Division (2006)

To understand loyalty you need to experience betrayal.
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Anurag Prakash Ray

Be careful to whom you trust. Betrayal always come from the persons you trusted.
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Mary Alice Young

Trust is a fragile thing once earned, it affords us tremendous freedom but once trust is lost, it can be impossible to recover of course the truth is, we never know who we can trust. Those we're closest to can betray us.     
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Nicole Richie

It's hard to tell who has your back, from who has it long enough just to stab you in it?.
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David Levithan

It was a mistake, you said. But the cruel thing was, it felt like the mistake was mine, for trusting you.
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Johann Caspar Lavater

Be certain that he who has betrayed thee once will betray thee again.
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Christon Henry

Never trust someone who will just get up and tell you another person's story or secrets, cause they'll share yours just the same.
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Cicero-Trusting a Traitor

No wise man ever thought that a traitor should be trusted. Cicero
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Lance Secretan

Authenticity is the alignment of head, mouth, heart, and feet – thinking, saying, feeling, and doing the same thing – consistently. This builds trust, and followers love leaders they can trust.     
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Darren Shan

We all make basic assumptions about things in life, but sometimes those assumptions are wrong. We must never trust in what we assume, only in what we know.     
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Robert Tew

Trust yourself. You’ve survived a lot, and you’ll survive whatever is coming.
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Dwight D. Eisenhower

This world of ours must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect.     
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Harriet Beecher Stowe

We should remember in our dealings with animals that they are a sacred trust to us from our Heavenly Father. They are dumb and cannot speak for themselves.     Harriet Beecher Stowe Other quotes to explore:
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Israelmore Ayivor- Consistency In Action and Words

Let there be consistency in whatever you do and whatever you say. If what you think and say is mismatching with what you do, you can't really be trusted. Israelmore Ayivor
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Samuel Johnson- Earthly Angels

Be not too hasty to trust or to admire the teachers of morality; they discourse like angels, but they live like men. Samuel Johnson
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Isiah Thomas

Basketball is not played simply with X's and O's. It's played with both trust and confidence.     
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Nishan Panwar

Life is about balance. Be kind, but don't let people abuse you. Trust, but don't be deceived. Be content, but never stop improving yourself.
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Morrie Schwartz

Sometimes you cannot believe what you see, you have to believe what you feel. And if you are ever going to have other people trust you, you must feel that you can trust them, too--even when you're in the dark. Even when you're falling.
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Steve Jobs- You Have To Trust in Something

 You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.  Steve Jobs
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unknown

Best friend' isn't just a name. A best friend is someone who's there for you, no matter what. You can trust them, with anything and everything. Best friends share tears and laughs, almost like their emotions are intertwined. Most importantly, you can always count on a best friend.     
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Sushan Sharma

In life you can easily trust someone, but once the trust is broken its very difficult to trust anyone again.
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Sonya Parker

When someone breaks your trust don't feel stupid for trusting them. You didn't do anything wrong they're just an untrustworthy person.     
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William Penn

Only trust thyself, and another shall not betray thee.     
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Trust can take years to build, but only a second to break

Trust can take years to build, but only a second to break. Unknown Author
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David Levithan

It was a mistake, you said. But the cruel thing was, it felt like the mistake was mine, for trusting you.
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Muhammad

There are three signs of a hypocrite: when he speaks he speaks lies, when he makes a promise he breaks it, and when he is trusted he betrays his trust.
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Aldrich Ames

The betrayal of trust carries a heavy taboo.
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Robert C. Solomon

All trust involves vulnerability and risk, and nothing would count as trust if there were no possibility of betrayal.
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Wes Fessler

Trust is not established in the absence of betrayal, but in those whose betrayalis least.     
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Sherrilyn Kenyon

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.     
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Suzanne Collins

For there to be betrayal, there would have to have been trust first.
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Daniel Handler- Trusting People Without Books

“Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” Daniel Handler
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Justin Chatwin

“I trust you: That's huge. That's truth. That's real love. Everyone uses 'I love you' so loosely.” -Justin Chatwin Other quotes to explore:
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Greg Bustin Quote On Accountability

Accountability is a contract, a commitment, a personal promise. And what most people don't appreciate - and I certainly didn't when I was a young manager -is that accountability is less about carrots and sticks and more about relationships forged on purpose and trust. Greg Bustin
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 Andrew Carley Quote On Appreciating Honesty

Instead of people being put off by honesty, I had the experience of those I wanted in my life appreciating my earnestness.  Andrew Carley
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Joe Navarro- Things People Want

People want to be appreciated, cared for, loved, trusted, and respected. But they also want to be understood, and if you master the skills to achieve that, you truly become exceptional. Joe Navarro
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