quotations about trust
Each betrayal begins with trust.
Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
RALPH WALDO EMERSON, "Prudence", Essays
Trust everybody, but cut the cards.
FINLEY PETER DUNNE, "Casual Observations", Mr. Dooley's Philosophy
Trust in God alone, and lean not on the needs of human help. Be not surprised when friends fail you; it is a failing world. Never reckon upon immutability in man: inconstancy you may reckon upon without fear of disappointment.
CHARLES SPURGEON, "The Minister's Fainting Fits", Lectures to My Students
It is impossible to go through life without trust: that is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself.
GRAHAM GREENE, The Ministry of Fear
He who trusts everybody is a fool; he who trusts nobody is a bigger one.
POPE PIUS II, attributed, Day's Collacon
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE, Faust
Trust dies but mistrust blossoms.
SOPHOCLES, Oedipus Colonus
It is risky to trust. I may give someone my heart, and they may leave town with it.
MACRINA WIEDERKEHR, The Song of the Seed
Trust him with little who, without proofs, trusts you with everything.
ELIZA COOK, Diamond Dust
Trust is the fruit of a relationship in which you know you are loved.
WM. PAUL YOUNG, The Shack
The best security? Have zero trust.
MATT ASAY, "The best security? Have Zero Trust, says expert", Tech Republic, May 11, 2017
Trust is the key to clean sheets.
NEIL MCCANN, "Dundee Gaffer Neil McCann Says Trust Is The Key To Keeping Clean Sheets", Evening Telegraph, May 11, 2017
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
STEPHEN KING, Needful Things
Trust becomes solidified when words consistently back up by deeds.
GEORGE DAVID MILLER, Negotiating Toward Truth
Trust him little who praises all, him less who censures all, and him least who is indifferent about all.
JOHANN KASPAR LAVATER, attributed, Wise Words and Quotes
Trust No One.
CHRIS CARTER, The X-Files
Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR., The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table
Honest people are never touchy about the matter of being trusted.
AYN RAND, Atlas Shrugged
Self-trust is the first secret of success.
RALPH WALDO EMERSON, "Success", Society and Solitude