Trust is one of the most powerful tools. One can either make or break a person, with the trust they have been entrusted. Many times people remain faithful to you, keep the promises and can win your trust. But, it is also a matter of the fact that some people will deceive you. No matter how good you are, you will be cheated many times. It is therefore very much advisable that you don’t trust everyone easily.
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So, here you go –
50 Best Trust Quotes of All Time
A single lie discovered is enough to create doubt in every truth expressed.
No matter how honest they were to you, a single lie is enough to break your trust, forever.
Don’t trust the person who has broken faith once.
– William Shakespeare
Once you get lied by someone, you should never believe them again! Who knows if they will be lying to you again?
Trust takes years to build, seconds to break, and forever to repair.
Sometimes, even forever isn’t enough to bring back the same trust in someone’s heart.
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
Even though it is explicit, Lady Gaga was able to hit the bulls-eye with her quote. No matter whatever you do, once the trust is broken (broken trust), it will remain broken forever. There is no way you can reverse the damages made.
How can people trust the harvest unless they see it sown?
Don’t believe something unless you can verify. Believing blindly will only get you hurt, nothing else. Trust and love shouldn’t be given to anyone before ascertaining whether they are worthy enough.
“It was a mistake,” you said. But the cruel thing was, it felt like the mistake was mine, for trusting you. – David Levithan
Sometimes the trust that is broken is so huge in its own essence, that we are not able to forget it. Even if they come to you saying sorry for what they did, you only wish to take the blame on yourself for trusting them. We hope you never face such a situation, but if you do, make sure to be very careful next time.
Trust starts with truth and ends with truth.
It sometimes amazes me, how someone can describe something so complicated in a simple, short, and very uncomplicated sentence. This quote was the one that really caught my attention and will probably stay on my mind for a very long time.
Trust is built when someone is vulnerable and not taken advantage of. – Bob Vanourek
We all are vulnerable to something, no matter how strong we appear to be. Love and Trust both come into existence only when someone chooses you over your vulnerabilities. And once they hurt you, you should never get along with them, again!
Trusting is hard. Knowing who to trust, even harder.
It takes months and even years to know someone completely. Don’t give away your trust to some so soon. You will only regret it in the long run.
After all, damn it, what does being in love mean if you can’t trust a person. – Evelyn Waugh
Love is not built on hugs, kisses, and sex, but it is the trust that keeps a relationship alive. If you don’t trust your partner, get the hell out of that relationship right away.
I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.
Once a liar, always a liar. Even if s/he promises that they’ll never do it again, you just can’t trust them again!
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
Pretty much self-explanatory. I would leave it up to the quote, to explain itself.
There are two reasons why we don’t trust people. First- we don’t know them. Second- we know them.
Very true! True to the core. Everyone mostly deals with people whom we can neither trust, nor we can classify them as “Untrustable.”
If you give your trust to a person who does not deserve it, you actually give him the power to destroy you.- khaled saad
Letting someone know your vulnerabilities, is the only way to let them know that you trust them. You are not just letting them know about you or your secrets, but you are giving them the power to destroy you.
I do not trust words. I even question actions. But I never doubt patterns.
People can lie so well that you will never know. They can even fake actions, but those patterns made over time will never lie to you. Patters never lie, and therefore you should look at it, before completely trusting someone.
You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment unless you trust enough. – Frank Crane
You only get what you give. If you trust someone, they will surely return it. However, do keep in mind that this does not happen every time, so know the game well.
I’m a good enough person to forgive you, but not stupid enough to trust you again.
Cheat me once, shame on YOU! Cheat me twice, Shame on ME!
Love all, trust a few. – William Shakespeare
Nobody forces you to trust them, and if someone does; you should probably know that they are lying and are not worth believing.
Trust, but verify.
Don’t trust blindly; you never know the intentions behind that cute face.
Never trust someone who lies to you. Never lie to someone who trusts you. – Mandy
Breaking the trust of somebody who believes in us, is one of the worst things you could ever do. Even if they forgive you later, you will never get the same person back.
When you fully trust someone without any doubt, you finally get one of two results: a person for life or a lesson for life.
You don’t lose anything in life! You either win, or you pay for a lesson. Keep the lesson in your mind, and play it better next time.
Behind every untrusting girl is a boy who taught her to be that way…
Not just a girl, but boys are cheated as well. It is just a well-known fact that boys don’t exaggerate things as much as women do.
Tell a lie once, and all your truths become questionable.
How will I verify if your other words were never a lie? Well, there isn’t any way to prove it, and hence all your “Truths” becomes a lie, as soon as you break my trust.
The worst part about being lied to is knowing that you weren’t worth the truth. – Mishaela
Truth matters the most, even if it hurts at first, one will always be at peace with the fact that it was a “truth.” However, lie on the other hand gives temporary relief, but hurts a lot in the long run.
Trust is like an eraser; it gets smaller and smaller after every mistake.
The more you lie, the less you will be trusted. Often, just a few instances of being lied to is enough to break someone’s heart for ever.
It takes two people to make a lie work: the person who tells it, and the one who believes it. – Jodi Picoult
The one who lied, and the one who believes it, are both responsible for the result. So, instead of blaming him/her, just take a moment to reflect where did you fell short.
Love is giving someone the power to destroy you, but trusting them not to.
Whenever you trust someone completely, you are basically giving them all the powers to use against you. Be careful with whom you trust.
There are only two types of people that tell the truth, the drunk and the angry…
My mom has been telling me this since I was a child, and it still holds true. You can trust whatever a person says when s/he’s drunk, but you can’t trust what a person says when s/he is conscious.
My love is unconditional. My trust and my respect are not.
And they should never be unconditional, or else, you will be hurt badly.
A liar will always be a liar. They will only get better at it.
As William Shakespeare said, you should never trust a liar again. Forgive them, but don’t trust them.
Stop asking me to trust you while I’m still coughing up water from the last time you let me drown.
A compelling quote for someone who deceived you badly. I would rather keep this quote to be used in extreme situations than to use it every-time someone cheats on me.
The Less You Trust, The Less You Get Hurt.
The less you open yourself up to people, the less likely it is for them to harm/cheat you.
When you start to wonder whether you can trust someone or not, that is when you already know you don’t.
If you trust someone, you will blindly open up to them, instead of thinking about if they can be trusted or not.
I never hide the truth; I just don’t tell them.
Not revealing all your truths is one of the best things you could ever do. Most successful know and follow this rule.
Don’t trust everything you see. Even salt looks like sugar.
Don’t believe, until and unless you have tested and tried it. If not, you will fail badly.
The fundamental glue that holds any relationship together… is trust.
A relationship without trust is simply like a fu*king job, where two people come together to have sex and leave.
Trusting you is my decision. Proving me right is your choice.
You can force someone to keep your trust. It is ultimately their choice to prove you right or to deceive you.
Trust is like a paper, once it’s crumpled it can’t be perfect again.
Relationships are about trust. If you have to play detective, then it’s time to move on.
Fair enough. You are not Sherlock Holmes. Don’t try to save a relationship by playing detective, move on.
The best proof of love is trust. – Joyce Brothers
Where there exists trust, there exists love.
Trust only Movement. Life happens at the level of events, not words.
Don’t trust words, always trust actions.
“I love you” is far different from “I trust you” – Shelaxai
Even though love and trust are both synonymous with each other; both of them are completely different.
To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.
And truly it is! Lovers can betray, however, a truly trusted individual will never.
Never trust a man who speaks well of everybody. – John Churton Collins
Never trust a man who has never been punched in the face. He speaks well for everyone; you don’t know whom who he truly hates, and who he loves.