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trust Quotes

89 of the best book quotes about trust
  1. #1
    “We often made fun of them and played jokes on them, but in our hearts we trusted them. The idea of authority, which they represented, was associated in our minds with a greater insight and a more humane wisdom. But the first death we saw shattered this belief. We had to recognize that our generation was more to be trusted than theirs. They surpassed us only in phrases and cleverness. The first bombardment showed us our mistake, and under it the world as they had taught it to us broke in pieces.”
  2. #2
    “Before a Cat will condescend
    To treat you as a trusted friend,
    Some little token of esteem
    Is needed, like a dish of cream.”
  3. #3
    A good marriage is one in which each partner appoints the other to be the guardian of his solitude, and thus they show each other the greatest possible trust.
  4. #4
    ″‘Whether he is banished for treason or bond breakage, I care not. I just want him gone. Who among us could ever trust him again?’ shouted a woman. [...] ‘I could!’ yelled Gregor, silencing the crowd. ‘I trust him with my life!’ And then he knew what he needed to do.”
  5. #5
    “I didn’t know whether to trust Alaska, and I’d certainly had enough of her unpredictability—cold one day, sweet the next; irresistibly flirty one moment, resistibly obnoxious the next. I preferred the Colonel: At least when he was cranky, he had a reason.”
  6. #6
    “To have Faith in Christ means, of course, trying to do all that He says. There would be no sense in saying you trusted a person if you would not take his advice. Thus if you have really handed yourself over to Him, it must follow that you are trying to obey Him. But trying in a new way, a less worried way. Not doing these things in order to be saved, but because He has begun to save you already. Not hoping to get to Heaven as a reward for your actions, but inevitably wanting to act in a certain way because a first faint gleam of Heaven is already inside you.”
  7. #7
    “Today, I will let things happen without worrying about the significance of each event. I will trust that this will bring about my growth faster than running around with a microscope. I will trust my lessons to reveal themselves in their own time.”
  8. #8
    “I loved him very much - more than I could trust myself to say - more than words had power to express.”
  9. #9
    “All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.”
  10. #10
    “In climbing, having confidence in your partners is no small concern. One climber’s actions can affect the welfare of the entire team. The consequences of a poorly tied knot, a stumble, a dislodged rock, or some other careless deed are as likely to be felt by the perpetrator’s colleagues as the perpetrator.”
  11. #11
    “I suspected that each of my teammates hoped as fervently as I that Hall had been careful to weed out clients of dubious ability, and would have the means to protect each of us from one another’s shortcomings.”
  1. #12
    “My dad says people who insist that you trust them usually don’t deserve it. You don’t need to give me more candy, but I earned the candy that I have. Everything you’ve had us do so far has seemed shady, and this new assignment is the shadiest yet. I just don’t trust you.”
  2. #13
    ″... since there was no indication whatever to guide our choice, we were obliged to trust to chance.”
  3. #14
    “To truly love we must learn to mix various ingredients - care, affection, recognition, respect, commitment, and trust, as well as honest and open communication.”
  4. #15
    “Instead of focusing on the world’s problems, give your attention and energy to trust, love, abundance, education and peace.”
  5. #16
    “In all the world I have no one but you. Help me to follow you, even though it seems impossible. Help me to trust you as much as I long to love you.”
  6. #17
    “The way to make people trust-worthy is to trust them.”
  7. #18
    The treacherous are ever distrustful.
  8. #19
    ″‘Don’t be afraid,’ said the Shepherd gently. ‘You are in my service, and if you will trust me they will not be able to force you against your will into any family alliance.”
  9. #20
    “Sometimes we want things we were not meant to have. Because he loves us, the Father says no. Faith trusts that no. Faith is willing not to have what God is not willing to give. Furthermore, faith does not insist upon an explanation. It is enough to know His promises to give what is good-he knows so much more about us than we do.”
  10. #21
    ″‘Course you’re scared. Anybody’d be scared. You just gotta trust me, OK? I’m not gonna let you fall, May Belle. I promise you.‘”
  11. #22
    “He came in every night and sat with her. The first couple of times, he simply stayed—a stranger to kill the aloneness. A few nights after that, he whispered, ‘Shhh, I’m here, it’s all right.’ After three weeks, he held her. Trust was accumulated quickly, due primarily to the brute strength of the man’s gentleness, his thereness. The girl knew from the outset that Hans Huberman would always appear midscream, and he would not leave.”
  1. #23
    “The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial Officers, both of the United States and of the several States, shall be bound by Oath or Affirmation, to support this Constitution; but no religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States.”
  2. #24
    “It was dangerous to trust the sincerity of Augustus; to seem to distrust it was still more dangerous.”
  3. #25
    “Let us trust ourselves completely to make the choices we must make.”
  4. #26
    “Joe, when you really start trusting those other boys, you will feel a power at work within you that is far beyond anything you’ve ever imagined. Sometimes, you will feel as if you have rowed right off the planet and are rowing among the stars.”
  5. #27
    “Trust is the fruit of a relationship in which you know you are loved. Because you do not know that I love you, you cannot trust me.”
  6. #28
    “It seemed to him that the Power in which he had vainly trusted among the streets and in the prayer-meetings, was very far away from this land in which he had taken refuge.”
  7. #29
    “Discipline must come from trust and confidence.”
  8. #30
    “All those years I served him, I trusted I was doing something worthwhile.”
  9. #31
    “But God doesn’t call us to be comfortable. He calls us to trust Him so completely that we are unafraid to put ourselves in situations where we will be in trouble if He doesn’t come through.”
  10. #32
    “Friends gotta trust each other, Stacey, ‘cause ain’t nothin’ like a true friend.”
  11. #33
    “And I trust by now that you all know what the eventual outcome is going to be. You’re going to have to shut the thing down.”
  1. #34
    “The man who wants you to trust him is the one you must fear the most.”
  2. #35
    “Learn to trust your own brilliance, go with your gut, and believe that you have something uniquely amazing to deliver to this world — because you do.”
  3. #36
    “I see thou wilt not trust the air
    With secrets.”
  4. #37
    “I’m yours for ever -- for ever and ever. Here I stand; I’m as firm as a rock. If you’ll only trust me, how little you’ll be disappointed. Be mine as I am yours.”
  5. #38
    In the beginning there was faith - which is childish; trust - which is vain; and illusion - which is dangerous.
    author
    Elie Wiesel
    book
    Night
    concepts
    faithtrust
  6. #39
    “Those early months at the Cottages had been a strange time in our friendship. We were quarrelling over all kinds of little things, but at the same time we were confiding in each other more than ever.”
  7. #40
    “Where did all those feelings go? People spend their whole lives looking for love. Poems and songs and entire novels are written about it. But how can you trust something that can end as suddenly as it begins?”
  8. #41
    ″‘Yes—that and other things,’ said Peter, his face very solemn. ‘I can’t tell it to you all. There were things he wanted to say to Su and me because we’re not coming back to Narnia.‘”
  9. #42
    “A Warrior of Light values a child’s eyes because they are able to look at the world without bitterness. When he wants to find out if the person beside him is worthy of his trust, he tries to see him as a child would.”
  10. #43
    “You were thinking how nice it would have been if Aslan hadn’t put the instructions on the stones of the ruined city till after we’d passed it. And then it would have been his fault, not ours. So likely, isn’t it? No. We must own up to it. We’ve only four signs to go by, and we’ve muffed the first three.”
  11. #44
    “There are no accidents. Our guide is Aslan; and he was there when the giant King caused the letters to be cut, and he knew already all things that would come of them; including this.”

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  1. #45
    “She’d shown him in a thousand ways that she was honorable and strong and generous and very human, maybe even more vividly human than anyone he’d ever known.”
  2. #46
    You have to trust yourself and choose to believe or not to believe what someone says to you.
  3. #47
    “In those days we did not trust anyone who had not been in the war.”
  4. #48
    “When things go wrong, you’ll find they usually go on getting worse for some time; but when things once start going right they often go on getting better and better.”
  5. #49
    “She learned back and looked at him with something like hurt, and then he almost but didn’t say the two sentences he’d been meaning to say for years: Part of me is made of glass, and also, I love you.”
  6. #50
    “We were all enclosed by the same fence, bumping into one another, fighting, celebrating. Showing one another our best and worst, revealing ourselves . . . as if that fence had created a circle of trust. A brotherhood.”
  7. #51
    “Aside from family and friends, the men I most trusted all had something in common: they all wore the uniform of the United States of America.”
  8. #52
    “Where did it come from, this feeling of deprivation, this instantaneous decay of the things in which she put her trust?”
  9. #53
    “And that’s what trust is. We don’t just trust people to obey the rules, we also trust that they know when to break them.”
  10. #54
    “How can I not trust another human completely? We’re family—both part of the brotherhood of extinction.”
  11. #55
    “Trust and faith bring joy to life and help relationships grow to their maximum potential.”
  1. #56
    “You said to lean on your arm
    And I am leaning
    You said to trust in your love
    And I am trusting
    You said to call on your name
    And I am calling
    I’m stepping out on your word.”
  2. #57
    “Ani tried to respond with friendly attentiveness. Ani felt as dumb at conversation as she had over Gilsa’s cooking pot that day she prepared the lunch, the contents turning blacker and smelling fouler despite her anxious attempts. She had no practice at making friends. And, she discovered, her own trust had been drained dry.”
  3. #58
    I know my sister like I know my own mind, you will never find anyone as trusting or as kind.
  4. #59
    “None of my ten friends, even today, ascribes moral evil to Hitler, although most of them think (after the fact) that he made fatal strategical mistakes which even they themselves might have made at the time. His worst mistake was his selection of advisers—a backhand tribute to the Leader’s virtues of trustfulness and loyalty, to his very innocence of the knowledge of evil, fully familiar to those who have heard partisans of F. D. R. or Ike explain how things went wrong.”
  5. #60
    “Thornton knelt down by Buck’s side. He took his head in his two hands and rested cheek on cheek. He did not playfully shake him, as was his wont, or murmur soft love curses; but he whispered in his ear. ‘As you love me, Buck.‘”
  6. #61
    ″‘And as for keeping my word, well, these preliminary talks are being filmed and broadcast live,’ and he gestured back toward the camera. ‘Some of your people are watching as we speak. Others will see video-tapes. Others will be told, by those they trust. The camera does not lie.’
    ‘Everybody lies,’ said Wednesday.”
  7. #62
    “Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events. Great men have always done so, and confided themselves childlike to the genius of their age, betraying their perception that the absolutely trustworthy was seated at their heart, working through their hands, predominating in all their being.”
  8. #63
    “Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string.”
  9. #64
    “Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain.”
  10. #65
    “Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.”
  11. #66
    “Faith in God is an opening up, a letting go, a deep trust, a free act of love—but sometimes it was so hard to love.”

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  1. #67
    “‘Trust people,’ he would tell me, ‘until they give you a reason not to. And then never turn your back.‘”
  2. #68
    She felt that she could so much more depend upon the sincerity of those who sometimes looked or said a careless or a hasty thing, than of those whose presence of mind never varied, whose tongue never slipped.
  3. #69
    “I will not trust you, I,
    Nor longer stay in your curst company.
    Your hands than mine are quicker for a fray,
    My legs are longer though, to run away.”
  4. #70
    “That’s kind of what trust is, isn’t it? A willful self-delusion.”
  5. #71
    “My every impulse bends to what is right. Not iron, trust me, the heart with my breast. I am all compassion.”
  6. #72
    “Trusting no man as his friend, he could not recognize his enemy when the latter actually appeared.”
  7. #73
    It is easy to say you believe a rope to be strong and sound as long as you are merely using it to cord a box. But suppose you had to hang by that rope over a precipice. Wouldn’t you then first discover how much you really trusted it?
  8. #74
    What do people mean when they say, ‘I am not afraid of God because I know He is good’? Have they never even been to a dentist?
  9. #75
    You will find that you don’t need to trust others as much as you need to trust yourself to make the right choices.
  10. #76
    “You see, you closed your eyes. That was the difference. Sometimes you cannot believe what you see, you have to believe what you feel. And if you are ever going to have other people trust you, you must feel that you can trust them, too—even when you’re in the dark. Even when you’re falling.”
  11. #77
    “Do whatever brings you to life, then. Follow your own fascinations, obsessions, and compulsions. Trust them. Create whatever causes a revolution in your heart.”
  1. #78
    “For someone like myself in whom the ability to trust others is so cracked and broken that I am wretchedly timid and am forever trying to read the expression on people’s faces.”
  2. #79
    “Never trust a demon. He has a hundred motives for anything he does ... Ninety-nine of them, at least, are malevolent.”
  3. #80
    “You are going to break your promise. I understand. And I hold my hands over the ears of my heart, so that I will not hate you.”
  4. #81
    “If you want to build lifelong, loyal friendships, if you want to build trust, learn to protect your family members and friends even when they make mistakes.”
  5. #82
    “Standing ten yards away is Connor’s father, still holding the cell phone he had just called from.”
  6. #83
    “They were going on a family vacation over Thanksgiving. One problem, though: There were only three tickets.”
  7. #84
    “It was a dream. Reality got in the way, that’s all. And running away doesn’t solve anything.”
  8. #85
    “When we put our faith and trust in God, we’ve done the one thing that a human can do to accomplish superhuman things. We have reached past human strength and knowledge. We’ve touched infinite strength and infinite knowledge.”
  9. #86
    “Trust is both an attitude and an action. ”
  10. #87
    “He saw how hard Jude tried…he saw how determined he was, he saw how brave he was being. And this reminded him that he, too, had to keep trying. Both of them were uncertain; both of them were trying as much as they could; both of them would doubt themselves, would progress and recede. But they would both keep trying, because they trusted the other, and because the other person was the only other person who would ever be worth such hardships, such difficulties, such insecurities and exposure.”
  11. #88
    “I had noticed before that to sleep, actually sleep with someone did give this sense of intimacy, as though your dreams had flowed out of you to mingle with theirs and fold you both in a blanket of unconscious knowing. A throwback of some kind, I thought… it was an act of trust to sleep in the presence of another person. If the trust was mutual, simple sleep could bring you closer together than the joining of bodies.”
  12. #89
    “Whatever you do, don’t die. Your children will never forgive you.... So your mother ran away to death. And after that, how could you trust anyone.”
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