Trust Sayings and Quotes

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

Trust is like a vase.. once it's broken, though you can fix it, the vase will never be same again.     

Walter Anderson

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


Trust is something that is difficult to establish. It is very fragile that needs to be taken care of. Once trust breaks or shatters into pieces, it is very difficult to rebuild it.      

K. Cunningham

Trust is the easiest thing in the world to loose, and the hardest thing in the world to get back.      

R. Williams

In order to establish trust, it is first important that you be trustworthy. This means you should be forthright with all your dealings.     

Paul Melendez

Trust is involved in all the basic elements of a healthy relationship: namely, love (respect and consideration for another person), communication, commitment and honesty.     

Harold Duarte-Bernhardt

Respect people who trust you. It takes a lot for people to trust you, so treat their trust like precious porcelain.     

Brandon Cox

You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don't trust enough.     

Frank Crane

Trust is like blood pressure. It's silent, vital to good health, and if abused it can be deadly.      

Frank Sonnenberg

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 Covey

Trust is only gained when one person risks and doesn't get harmed. It grows as both people increasingly risk and don't get harmed in the process.     

Glen Williams

Trust is the fruit of a relationship in which you know you are loved.     

William Paul Young

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

We're never so vulnerable than when we trust someone - but paradoxically, if we cannot trust, neither can we find love or joy.     

Walter Anderson

A man who doesn't trust himself can never truly trust anyone else.     

Cardinal de Retz

Trust is a skill learned over time so that, like a well-trained athlete, one makes the right moves, usually without much reflection.     

Robert C. Solomon

It is an equal failing to trust everybody, and to trust nobody.      

English Proverb

Trust is always earned, never given.     

R. Williams

Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.     


Trust is the lubrication that makes it possible for organizations to work.     

Warren Bennis

He who does not trust enough will not be trusted.      

Lao Tzu

The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.     

Ernest Hemingway

Trust is letting go of needing to know all the details before you open your heart.     

Unknown Author

Trust opens up new and unimagined possibilities.     

Robert C. Solomon

Trust in God for great things. With your five loaves and two fishes He will show you a way to feed thousands.     

Horace Bushnell

The best proof of love is trust.     

Joyce Brothers

The toughest thing about the power of trust is that it's very difficult to build and very easy to destroy.     

Thomas J. Watson

Trust yourself, you will start to trust others.     

Santosh Kalwar

I trust everyone. I just don't trust the devil inside them.      

Troy Kennedy-Martin

Building trust means thinking about trust in a positive way.     

Robert C. Solomon