Trust Quotes

As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive.
– Lord Byron

Those who trust to chance must abide by the results of chance.
– Calvin Coolidge

Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do.
– Benjamin Spock
Put your trust in the Lord and go ahead. Worry gets you no place.
– Roy Acuff
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.
– John Adams
In every tyrant's heart there springs in the end this poison, that he cannot trust a friend.
– Aeschylus
Never comment on a woman's rear end. Never use the words large or size with rear end. Never. Avoid the area altogether. Trust me.
– Tim Allen
In our minds, love and lust are really separated. It's hard to find someone that can be kind and you can trust enough to leave your kids with, and isn't afraid to throw her man up against the wall and lick him from head to toe.
– Tori Amos
I don't really trust a sane person.
– Lyle Alzado
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
Trust should be the basis for all our moral training.
– Robert Baden-Powell
I would rather trust a woman's instinct than a man's reason.
– Stanley Baldwin
What we've gone through in the last several years has caused some people to question 'Can we trust Microsoft?'
– Steve Ballmer
The only kind of seafood I trust is the fish stick, a totally featureless fish that doesn't have eyeballs or fins.
– Dave Barry
The Social Security trust fund is in pretty good shape today and we should not embark upon risky, dangerous schemes which will, in fact, undermine Social Security, such as privatization.
– Max Baucus
Let's put aside the politics and trust the people. Let's embrace the unique opportunity we all have; take the heat and make the hard and difficult decisions, knowing that we're doing it to make things better for the people of Illinois.
– Rod Blagojevich
When you take a stand out of deep conviction, people know. They may not even agree, but they ask, 'Do I want someone who is willing to take a hard stand and someone I can trust to do that when the chips are down?' They want that.
– Barbara Boxer
Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.
– Rita Mae Brown
Don't trust anyone who has been in school for the past 24 consecutive years.
– Craig Bruce
People make suggestions on what to say all the time. I'll give you an example; I don't read what's handed to me. People say, 'Here, here's your speech, or here's an idea for a speech.' They're changed. Trust me.
– George W. Bush
The momentum of freedom in our world is unmistakable - and it is not carried forward by our power alone. We can trust in that greater power Who guides the unfolding of the years. And in all that is to come, we can know that His purposes are just and true.
– George W. Bush
The decision is 'trust fund' versus 'no more Medicaid' - and that shouldn't be a tough decision.
– Haley Barbour
We grow in time to trust the future for our answers.
– Ruth Benedict
Do not trust to the cheering, for those persons would shout as much if you and I were going to be hanged.
– Claude M. Bristol
The best proof of love is trust.
– Dr. Joyce Brothers
Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.
– Dr. Joyce Brothers
I don't vote for the guy I trust. I vote for the guy who trusts me the most.
– Gary Burghoff
And queenly is the state she keeps, In beauty's lofty trust secure.
– William Allen Butler
All the blessings we enjoy are Divine deposits, committed to our trust on this condition, that they should be dispensed for the benefit of our neighbors.
– John Calvin
Each of us has an inner dream that we can unfold if we will just have the courage to admit what it is. And the faith to trust our own admission. The admitting is often very difficult.
– Julia Cameron
Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.
– Andrew Carnegie
I can trust my friends These people force me to examine myself, encourage me to grow.
– Cher
I don't like Bush. I don't trust him. I don't like his record. He's stupid. He's lazy.
– Cher
Where large sums of money are concerned, it is advisable to trust nobody.
– Agatha Christie
What has any poet to trust more than the feel of the thing? Theory concerns him only until he picks up his pen, and it begins to concern him again as soon as he lays it down.
– John Ciardi
Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.
– Marcus Tullius Cicero
Government is a trust, and the officers of the government are trustees. And both the trust and the trustees are created for the benefit of the people.
– Henry Clay
Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate, exercises a public trust.
– Grover Cleveland
We have an opportunity, but we have an obligation to senior citizens and to the younger people who are entering the workforce today to help ensure that they are going to be able to trust the government to have a workable program that benefits them as well.
– Thad Cochran
You should trust any man in his own art provided he is skilled in it.
– Edward Coke
Our cattlemen have given us the safest, most abundant, most affordable beef supply in the world and I trust their judgment. And if you look at consumer confidence in this country, so does the American public.
– Norm Coleman
A poet ought not to pick nature's pocket. Let him borrow, and so borrow as to repay by the very act of borrowing. Examine nature accurately, but write from recollection, and trust more to the imagination than the memory.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love - and to put its trust in life.
– Joseph Conrad
No one rises so high as he who knows not whither he is going. Not only strike while the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking. Do not trust the cheering, for those persons would shout as much if you or I were going to be hanged.
– Oliver Cromwell
Never trust a man who speaks well of everybody.
– John Churton Collins
Who would not rather trust and be deceived?
– Eliza Cook
Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.
– Democritus
I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you in the face. Don't trust that conventional idea. Dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance any day in the week, if there is anything to be got by it.
– Charles Dickens
The key is to get to know people and trust them to be who they are. Instead, we trust people to be who we want them to be - and when they're not, we cry.
– David Duchovny
Trust everybody, but cut the cards.
– Finley Peter Dunne
Suppliers and especially manufacturers have market power because they have information about a product or a service that the customer does not and cannot have, and does not need if he can trust the brand. This explains the profitability of brands.
– Peter F. Drucker
Do not trust your memory; it is a net full of holes; the most beautiful prizes slip through it.
– Georges Duhamel
This world of ours... must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect.
– Dwight D. Eisenhower
Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Public office is supposed to be a public trust. This is a clear sign of the rampant corruption at the highest levels of the Republican leadership.
– Bob Etheridge
You can't trust water: Even a straight stick turns crooked in it.
– W. C. Fields
I believe fundamental honesty is the keystone of business.
– Harvey S. Firestone
He who has faith has... an inward reservoir of courage, hope, confidence, calmness, and assuring trust that all will come out well - even though to the world it may appear to come out most badly.
– B. C. Forbes
All political power is a trust.
– Charles James Fox
The trust of the people in the leaders reflects the confidence of the leaders in the people.
– Paulo Freire
The biggest lesson I learned from Vietnam is not to trust our own government statements. I had no idea until then that you could not rely on them.
– James William Fulbright
If you wish in this world to advance your merits you're bound to enhance; You must stir it and stump it, and blow your own trumpet, Or, trust me, you haven't a chance.
– William Gilbert
Science doesn't in the slightest depend on trust. It depends completely on the belief that you can demonstrate something for yourself.
– Walter Gilbert
Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.
– William E. Gladstone
I wouldn't trust Nixon from here to that phone.
– Barry M. Goldwater
I have made it a rule of my life to trust a man long after other people gave him up, but I don't see how I can ever trust any human being again.
– Ulysses S. Grant
The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity.
– Ulysses S. Grant
It is impossible to go through life without trust: that is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself.
– Graham Greene
We need, in effect, to make the phantom 'lock-boxes' around the trust fund real.
– Alan Greenspan
I was no chief and never had been, but because I had been more deeply wronged than others, this honor was conferred upon me, and I resolved to prove worthy of the trust.
– Geronimo
Feeding is a very important ritual for me. I don't trust people who don't like to eat.
– Gina Gershon
Trust in what you love, continue to do it, and it will take you where you need to go.
– Natalie Goldberg
In properly organized groups no faith is required; what is required is simply a little trust and even that only for a little while, for the sooner a man begins to verify all he hears the better it is for him.
– George Ivanovitch Gurdjieff
Nobody expects to trust his body overmuch after the age of fifty.
– Alexander Hamilton
Someone who thinks the world is always cheating him is right. He is missing that wonderful feeling of trust in someone or something.
– Eric Hoffer
We can trust our doctors to be professional, to minister equally to their patients without regard to their political or religious beliefs. But we can no longer trust our professors to do the same.
– David Horowitz
When a man has no reason to trust himself, he trusts in luck.
– Edgar Watson Howe
I never trust a fighting man who doesnt smoke or drink.
– William Halsey
God does not require you to follow His leadings on blind trust. Behold the evidence of an invisible intelligence pervading everything, even your own mind and body.
– Raymond Holliwell
America is a country ready to be taken, in fact, longing to be taken by political leaders ready to restore democracy and trust to the political process.
– Arianna Huffington
Give me your trust and confidence, knowing that what I seek is for the good of Fiji, for the good of us all.
– Josefa Iloilo
This Bush administration has a growing credibility gap, maybe even a credibility chasm, on environmental policy. The President has lost the trust of the American people when it comes to the environment.
– James Jeffords
I shall endeavour still further to prosecute this inquiry, an inquiry I trust not merely speculative, but of sufficient moment to inspire the pleasing hope of its becoming essentially beneficial to mankind.
– Edward Jenner
To state the facts frankly is not to despair the future nor indict the past. The prudent heir takes careful inventory of his legacies and gives a faithful accounting to those whom he owes an obligation of trust.
– John F. Kennedy
The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
– Stephen King
A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend, one human soul whom we can trust utterly, who knows the best and worst of us, and who loves us in spite of all our faults.
– Charles Kingsley
The Supreme Court's only armor is the cloak of public trust; its sole ammunition, the collective hopes of our society.
– Irving R. Kaufman
Be willing to trust your instincts, especially if you cannot find answers elsewhere.
– Brian Koslow
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
I've worked with many directors, good ones and bad ones. So if I have a chance to work the good ones, I better put myself in their hands, and trust them, because that's my big opportunity to be different, and to be better than usual.
– Thomas Kretschmann
Trust him not with your secrets, who, when left alone in your room, turns over your papers.
– Johann Kaspar Lavater
Never trust the artist. Trust the tale. The proper function of the critic is to save the tale from the artist who created it.
– David Herbert Lawrence
Men are able to trust one another, knowing the exact degree of dishonesty they are entitled to expect.
– Stephen B. Leacock
Don't trust the heart, it wants your blood.
– Stanislaw J. Lec
Do not trust people. They are capable of greatness.
– Stanislaw Lem
Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman, but no angel.
– Doris Lessing
While it is clear that we need to make some adjustments to protect Social Security for the long term, it is disingenuous to say that the trust fund is facing a crisis.
– Carl Levin
Will some reporter, or some Republican on the Sunday shows, please ask why tax cuts raid the non-existent Social Security Trust Fund but all the Democrats' new spending doesn't? Will someone please ask that?
– Rush Limbaugh
Life is a gift, given in trust - like a child.
– Anne Morrow Lindbergh