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Quotations about Trust
One must be fond of people and trust them if one is not to make a mess of life. ~E.M. Forster
I think we may safely trust a good deal more than we do. ~Henry David Thoreau
Our distrust is very expensive. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment unless you trust enough. ~Frank Crane
We're all born brave, trusting, and greedy, and most of us remain greedy. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966
You can as easily love without trusting as you can hug without embracing. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com
I trust everyone. I just don't trust the devil inside them. ~Troy Kennedy-Martin, The Italian Job
You can only trust yourself... and barely that. ~Paige Wilson
Ultimately, there can be no complete healing until we have restored our primal trust in life. ~Georg Feuerstein
Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's. ~Billy Wilder
Trust is letting go of needing to know all the details before you open your heart. ~Author Unknown
There comes a point in a relationship when you realize that you trust someone enough to let them keep their secrets. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com
Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement. ~Alfred Adler
A skeptic is a person who would ask God for his ID card. ~Edgar A. Shoaff
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
Few delights can equal the mere presence of one whom we trust utterly. ~George MacDonald
Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him. ~Booker T. Washington
The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that the only way you can make a man trustworthy is to trust him; and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him and show your distrust. ~Henry L. Stimson, "Memorandum on the Effects of Atomic Bomb," to Harry S. Truman, September 11th 1945
You cannot stop trusting people in life but I have learned to be a little bit careful. The way to make people trust-worthy is to trust them. ~Ernest Hemingway, letter to Dorothy Connable, February 17th 1953
"The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them."
Close. Ernest Hemingway. In his own way, sort of the rock star of his time.
~Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl, Beautiful Creatures, 2009
Love is giving someone the ability to destroy you — but trusting them not to. ~Author unknown
Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear. ~William E. Gladstone, 1866
Every two years the American politics industry fills the airwaves with the most virulent, scurrilous, wall-to-wall character assassination of nearly every political practitioner in the country — and then declares itself puzzled that America has lost trust in its politicians. ~Charles Krauthammer
Government is an unnecessary evil. Human beings, when accustomed to taking responsibility for their own behavior, can cooperate on a basis of mutual trust and helpfulness. ~Fred Woodworth, The Match!, No. 79
Many people say that government is necessary because some men cannot be trusted to look after themselves, but anarchists say that government is harmful because no men can be trusted to look after anyone else. ~Nicolas Walter, About Anarchism
A voice from old heroic days,
When life was counted dust,
Weighed in the scale with nobler things,
Honour, and faith, and trust.
~J.J. Britton (1832–1913), "The London"
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year. ~Paul Sweeney
In God we trust, all others we virus scan. ~Author Unknown
Never trust a husband too far, nor a bachelor too near. ~Helen Rowland
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Last modified 2015 Oct 30 Fri 13:55 PDT