Trust Issues Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old trust issues quotes, trust issues sayings, and trust issues proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Suspicions amongst thoughts are like bats amongst birds, they ever fly by twilight. Francis Bacon
The thing on the blind side of the heart, / On the wrong side of the door, / The green plant groweth, menacing / Almighty lovers in the Spring; / There is always a forgotten thing, / And love is not secure. G. K. Chesterton
To trust people is a luxury in which only the wealthy can indulge; the poor cannot afford it. E. M. Forster
A man who does not trust himself will never really trust anybody. Jean-François Paul de Gondi
We have to distrust each other. It's our only defence against betrayal. Tennessee Williams
We have to distrust each other. It's our only defence against betrayal. Tennessee Williams
There is no more trusting in women. Homer
For somehow this is tyranny's disease, to trust no friends. Aeschylus
Woman often changes; foolish the man who trusts her. Francis I
Love all, trust a few. William Shakespeare
He's mad that trusts in the tameness of a wolf, a horse's health, a boy's love, or a whore’s oath. William Shakespeare
Immortal gods, I crave no pelf; / I pray for no man but myself: / Grant I may never prove so fond, / To trust man on his oath or bond. William Shakespeare
I wonder men dare trust themselves with men. William Shakespeare
Trust not one night’s ice. George Herbert
For man, to man so oft unjust, / Is always so to women; one sole bond / Awaits them, treachery is all their trust. Then dressing, nursing, praying, and all's over. Lord Byron
Trust but verify. Russian Proverb
I don’t trust anyone who’s nice to me but rude to the waiter. Because they would treat me the same way if I were in that position. Muhammad Ali
There are no perfect parents. Even Jesus had a distant father and a domineering mother. I’d have trust issues if my father allowed me to be crucified. Bob Smith
Trust me not at all or all in all. Alfred Lord Tennyson
Trust no man who pledges you with his hand on his heart. Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Trust that man in nothing who has not a conscience in everything. Laurence Sterne
Always to distrust is an error, as well as always to trust. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Man will ever wrestle; he will never trust. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
He that lives in perpetual suspicion lives the life of a sentinel,—of a sentinel never relieved, whose business it is to look out for and expect an enemy, which is an evil not very far short of perishing by him. Edward Young
In a matter of life and death don't trust even your mother; she might mistake a black bean (used in voting) for a white one. Alcibiades
Life is poor when its old faiths are gone, / Poorest when man can trust himself alone. Dr. Walter Smith
Suspicion is a heavy armour, and / With its own weight impedes more than it protects. Lord Byron
I believe in trusting. Trust begets trust. Suspicion is foetid and only stinks. He who trusts has never yet lost in the world. A suspicious man is lost to himself and the world. Mahatma Gandhi
I do not trust anybody blindly. But it is our duty to have faith in mankind since we ourselves aspire to other people’s confidence. Mahatma Gandhi
To trust is a virtue. It is weakness that begets distrust. Mahatma Gandhi