Collection of Quotes About Trust

These quotes on trust will show just how fragile this thing we call trust is. Getting someone to trust you could be quick or it can take a while depending on the person. However, once you have their trust and break it, it can be difficult to get it back because for most people, the idea that once a person does something, they are bound to do it again is too strong to ignore. If they are capable of doing it once, they are certainly capable of doing it again. Whether you’re going through some trust issues or just want to read some short quotes about trust, hopefully, you will like these.

I’ll continue to add to the list as I find more good trust quotes.

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

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

3. “Trust is like a piece of paper. Once it’s crumbled up, it can never be perfect again.” – Unknown

4. “Self trust is the first secret to success.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

5. “I don’t trust easily so when I tell you I trust you, please don’t make me regret it.” – Unknown

6. “You may not always trust the person you love but you can always love the person you trust.” – Unknown

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

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

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

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

11. “Trust is the fruit of a relationship in which you know you are loved.” – W. Paul Young

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

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

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

15. “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

16. “Love cannot live where there is no trust.” – Edith Hamilton

17. “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

18. “He who knows how to flatter also knows how to slander.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

19. “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.” – Lemony Snicket

20. “Trust must be rebuilt over time. Trust requires a track record.” – Rick Warren

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

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

23. “Never trust he who trusts everyone.” – Carlos Ruiz Zafon

24. “Trust is not an obsession, it’s an extension of love. When we truly love someone, we give them our heart to hold in their hands. And when that love is returned, that very trust is balm to our souls.” – Julie Lessman

25. “Never mistrust, unless given a reason.” – Sonia Rumzi

26. “If you are untrustworthy, people will not trust you.” – Lao Tzu

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