Quotes And Sayings About Trusting Each Other

Trust Quotes

Albert Schweitzer:
Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.

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

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Arthur Eddington:
Not only is the universe stranger than we imagine, it is stranger than we can imagine.

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Benjamin Spock:
Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.

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Booker T. Washington:
Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him.

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Cardinal De Retz:
A man who doesn’t trust himself can never really trust anyone else.

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Cicero:
Trust no one unless you have eaten much salt with him.

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Demosthenes:
There is one safeguard known generally to the wise, which is an advantage and security to all, but especially to democracies as against despots. What is it? Distrust.

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E. M. Forster:
One must be fond of people and trust them if one is not to make a mess of life.

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Eliza Cook:
Who would not rather trust and be deceived?

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Elizabeth Gilbert:
To sit patiently with a yearning that has not yet been fulfilled, and to trust that, that fulfillment will come, is quite possibly one of the most powerful “magic skills” that human beings are capable of. It has been noted by almost every ancient wisdom tradition.

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

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Erik H. Erikson:
Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive. If life is to be sustained hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired.

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Finley Peter Dunne:
Trust everybody, but cut the cards.

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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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George MacDonald:
To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.

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Helen Rowland:
Never trust a husband too far, nor a bachelor too near.

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Henry David Thoreau:
I think we may safely trust a good deal more than we do.

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Henry David Thoreau:
I think that we may safely trust a good deal more than we do.

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Indira Gandhi:
You can’t shake hands with a clenched fist.

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Ingrid Bergman:
You must train your intuition — you must trust the small voice inside you which tells you exactly what to say, what to decide.

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Johann Kaspar Lavater:
Trust him not with your secrets, who, when left alone in your room, turns over your papers.

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John Adams:
There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty.

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John F. Kennedy:
We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.

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Konosuke Matsushita:
No matter how deep a study you make. What you really have to rely on is your own intuition and when it comes down to it, you really don’t know what’s going to happen until you do it.

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Margaret Mead:
We will be a better country when each religious group can trust its members to obey the dictates of their own religious faith without assistance from the legal structure of their country.

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Nanette Newman:
A good marriage is at least 80 percent good luck in finding the right person at the right time. The rest is trust.

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Norman Mailer:
He got a corporation mind. He don’t believe in nature; he puts his trust and distrust in man.

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Peter F. Drucker:
The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say “I.” And that’s not because they have trained themselves not to say “I.” They don’t think “I.” They think “we”; they think “team.” They understand their job to be to make the team function. They accept responsibility and don’t sidestep it, but “we” gets the credit. This is what creates trust, what enables you to get the task done.

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Ralph Waldo Emerson:
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship. (adapted)

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

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Ralph Waldo Emerson:
Our distrust is very expensive.

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Ralph Waldo Emerson:
Self-trust is the first secret of success.

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Richard Bach:
What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.

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

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Samuel Johnson:
It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust.

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Thomas Jefferson:

I have no fear that the result of our experiment will be that men may be trusted to govern themselves without a master.

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Thomas Jefferson:
Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.

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William Shakespeare:
Love all, trust a few.

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Abraham Lincoln:
If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all of the time; but you can’t fool all of the people all of the time.

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Agatha Christie:
Where large sums of money are concerned, it is advisable to trust nobody.

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