81 Quotes About Trust

Read these quotes about trust to help you decide whether to trust them or not.

Trust is such a big emotion to gift yourself, others, or things. It doesn’t come easy but once you have it, count yourself lucky. Trust is that emotion that can make or break a relationship.

If you struggle with trust, either you trust too much or you don’t trust at all and it is affecting your daily life, you can always talk it out to a therapist.

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Editor’s Pick

  1. “When you fully trust someone without any doubt, you finally get one of two results: A person for life or a lesson for life.” Unknown

Best Trust Quotes

2. “Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.” Alfred Adler

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

4. “Trust but verify.” Serbian Proverb

5. “Mistrust carries one such further than trust.” German Wisdom

6. “Those who trust to chance must abide by the results of chance. They have no legitimate complaint against anyone but themselves.” Calvin Coolidge

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

8. “One must not trust appearances.” French Wisdom

9. “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 Covey

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

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

True Trust Quotes

12. “Trust is built and maintained by many small actions over time.” Lolly Daskal

13. “Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.” AESOP

14. “You can’t trust without risk but neither can you live in a cocoon.” Byron Pulsifer

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

16. “Trust is a dangerous game.” Unknown

17. “To trust is good, not to trust is better.” Italian Proverb

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

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

20. “When you really trust someone, you have to be okay with not understanding some things.” Preacher Weblog

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

Broken Trust Quotes

22. “Tell a lie once, and all your truths become questionable.” Unknown

23. “Trust, just like glass, once it’s been broken, it will never be the same.” Unknown

24. “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.” Unknown

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

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

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

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

29. “The most expensive thing in the world is Trust. It can take years to earn and just a matter of seconds to lose.” Unknown

30. “Every time I use my heart in deciding to trust someone, I end up broken and hurt.” Unknown

31. “If they broke your trust the first time, it’s their mistake. But if they broke it twice, it’s your mistake to trust them again.” Unknown

Quotes About Trust In Relationships

32. “I’m not angry that you lied to me, but I’m devastated that from now on I will not be able to trust you.” The Omani Shed

33. “There is no respect between the souls of two individuals if their minds can’t trust each other and there is no trust between them if their hearts can’t accept the truth of each other.” Anuj Somany

34. “Trust is the basic foundation upon which relationships are built.” Katherine Crowley

35. “You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you do not trust enough.” Frank Crane

37. “Relationships of trust depend on our willingness to look not only to our own interests but also the interests of others.” Peter Farquharson

38. “Secrecy is the enemy of intimacy. Every healthy relationship is built on a foundation of honesty and trust.” Dave Willis

39. “Trust the overthinker who tells you they love you. They have most assuredly thought of every reason not to.” Unknown

40. “Never trust a husband too far or a bachelor too near.” Helen Rowland

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

Quotes About Trust In Friendships

42. “Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him.” Booker T. Washington

43. “Never trust anyone who wants what you’ve got. Friend or no, envy is an overwhelming emotion.” Eubie Blake

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

45. “Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues Let every eye negotiate for itself And trust no agent.” William Shakespeare

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

47. “Love cannot live where there is no trust.” Unknown

48. “Friendship is built on two things: Respect and trust.” Unknown

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

50. “A true friend is someone you can trust with all your secrets.” Unknown

51. “Respect is earned. Honesty is appreciated. rust is gained. Loyalty is returned.” Unknown

Quotes About Trusting Yourself

52. “The more you trust yourself, the less you compare yourself to others.” Roy T. Bennett

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

54. “Trust yourself. Think for yourself. Act for yourself. Speak for yourself. Be yourself. Imitation is suicide.” Marva Collins

55. “Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

56. “Trust your instincts: my first reaction is almost invariably the right one.” Estee Lauder

57. “Self-trust is the first secret of success.” Ralph Emerson

58. “As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.” Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

59. “A man who doesn’t trust himself can never truly trust anyone else.” Cardinal De Retz

60. “Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.” Rita Mae Brown

61. “Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else’s.” Billy Wilder

Funny Quotes About Trust

62. “You can’t trust vampires…Trust me.” Edward Cullen

63. “You can’t trust water: Even a straight stick turns crooked in it.” W.C Fields

64. “Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust.” Oliver Wendall Holmes SR.

65. “Don’t always trust what you see. Even salt looks like sugar.” Unknown

66. “I don’t trust people who don’t love themselves and tell me, ‘I love you.’ … There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt.” Maya Angelou

67. “There are two reasons why we don’t trust people. First – We don’t know them. Second – We know them.” Unknown

68. “It’s funny how one person can make you never trust anybody.” Unknown

69. “Your secrets are safe with me because there is a good chance I was not listening.” Unknown

70. “Never trust a fart while wearing a white suit.” Unknown

71. “Trust me, you can dance.” Vodka

Inspirational Quotes About Trust

72. “Don’t trust too much, love too much, or hope too much because that too much can hurt you so much.” Unknown

73. “Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.” Corrie ten Boom

74. “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

75. “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

76. “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

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

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

79. “Love meant jumping off a cliff and trusting that a certain person would be there to catch you at the bottom.” Jodi Picoult

80. “After all, damn it, what does being in love mean if you can’t trust a person.” Evelyn Waugh

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

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