100 Powerful Quotes About Trust That Will Strengthen Your Relationship

Being trustworthy is one the greatest virtues a person can possess. To trust someone means to believe in their reliability, truth, and capability and a trustworthy person is the one who can be relied on as honest or truthful on a consistent basis. Trust is undoubtedly the most valued quality in an individual or relationship. In fact, in friendships, familial relations, and marriages, trust is considered even more important than love as the most significant factor. When you trust someone, love and respect will naturally follow.

Often we might trust someone and be betrayed. In such cases, it is easier to forgive the offending person, but very difficult to trust them again.

No wonder that a trustworthy person is much valued in our society! At times we also find ourselves in situations where we have to trust ourselves—our own gut feelings and believe that what our heart knows will not betray us. Once you have been betrayed a few times by people you once loved, it is not easy to trust again. However, if you don’t learn to trust again, you can never know for sure if the people around you are trustworthy or not.

Enjoy this collection of trust quotes we have compiled for you!

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.

- All's Well That Ends Well, William Shakespeare

All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.

- Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie

I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

I don't trust people who don't love themselves and tell me, 'I love you.' ... There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt.

- Maya Angelou

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

- Ernest Hemingway

Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.

- Corrie ten Boom

Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.

- Maya Angelou

Trust is like a mirror, you can fix it if it's broken, but you can still see the crack in that mother fucker's reflection.

- Lady Gaga

It was a mistake," you said. But the cruel thing was, it felt like the mistake was mine, for trusting you.

- The Lover's Dictionary, David Levithan

None of us knows what might happen even the next minute, yet still we go forward. Because we trust. Because we have Faith.

- Brida, Paulo Coelho

I don't trust anybody. Not anybody. And the more that I care about someone, the more sure I am they're going to get tired of me and take off.

- Fangirl, Rainbow Rowell

Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman, but no angel.

- Doris Lessing

For there to be betrayal, there would have to have been trust first.

- The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins

We always see our worst selves. Our most vulnerable selves. We need someone else to get close enough to tell us we're wrong. Someone we trust.

- Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List, David Levithan

To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.

- George MacDonald

We are all mistaken sometimes; sometimes we do wrong things, things that have bad consequences. But it does not mean we are evil, or that we cannot be trusted ever afterward.

- Alison Croggon

The last words Albus Dumbledore spoke to the pair of us?' Harry is the best hope we have. Trust him.

- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling

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.

- Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God, Francis Chan

One should never trust a woman who tells one her real age. A woman who would tell one that would tell one anything.

- Oscar Wilde

You think I'm a fool?" demanded Harry. "No, I think you're like James," said Lupin, "who would have regarded it as the height of dishonor to mistrust his friends.

- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling

Never trust anyone, Daniel, especially the people you admire. Those are the ones who will make you suffer the worst blows.

- The Shadow of the Wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Quit questioning God and start trusting Him!

- Joel Osteen

In the end, you have to choose whether or not to trust someone.

- Shopaholic & Baby, Sophie Kinsella

Love meant jumping off a cliff and trusting that a certain person would be there to catch you at the bottom.

- Second Glance, Jodi Picoult

You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.

- Abraham Lincoln

I could never hurt him enough to make his betrayal stop hurting. And it hurts, in every part of my body.

- Insurgent, Veronica Roth

Loving someone is giving them the power to break your heart, but trusting them not to.

- Julianne Moore

I never understood why Clark Kent was so hell bent on keeping Lois Lane in the dark.

- The Time Traveler's Wife, Audrey Niffenegger

I would rather trust a woman's instinct than a man's reason.

- Stanley Baldwin

To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don't grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float.

- Alan W. Watts

Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.

- The Prophet, Kahlil Gibran

After all, damn it, what does being in love mean if you can't trust a person.

- Vile Bodies, Evelyn Waugh

Trusting is hard. Knowing who to trust, even harder.

- Poison Study, Maria V. Snyder

We're paying the highest tribute you can pay a man. We trust him to do right. It's that simple.

- To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee

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.

- Deathless, Catherynne M. Valente

Forgiveness must be immediate, whether or not a person asks for it. Trust must be rebuilt over time. Trust requires a track record.

- The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here for?, Rick Warren

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

- Wm. Paul Young

Men trust God by risking rejection. Women trust God by waiting.

- Carolyn McCulley

Trust starts with truth and ends with truth.

- Quote Me Everyday, Santosh Kalwar

Know that love is truly timeless.

- Mary M. Ricksen

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

The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and I am helped. My heart leaps for joy and I will give thanks to him in song. (Psalm 28:7 NIV)

- Holy Bible: New International Version, Anonymous

The words ‘I Love You' kill, and resurrect millions, in less than a second.

- Elemental: The Power of Illuminated Love, Aberjhani

Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string.

- Self-Reliance, Ralph Waldo Emerson

Have you ever seen the stars in the night? See them closely, they will tell you, how to be open, how to love and how to shine and twinkle without any differences and jealousy of other stars.

- Quote Me Everyday, Santosh Kalwar

True friends are those who came into your life, saw the most negative part of you, but are not ready to leave you, no matter how contagious you are to them.

- The Infinity Sign, Michael Bassey Johnson

It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.

- Confucius

Because you believed I was capable of behaving decently, I did.

- The Devil and Miss Prym, Paulo Coelho

Love cannot live where there is no trust.

- Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes, Edith Hamilton

People that have trust issues only need to look in the mirror. There they will meet the one person that will betray them the most.

- Shannon L. Alder

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

- Holy Bible: King James Version, Anonymous

When your lover is a liar, you and he have a lot in common, you're both lying to you!

- When Your Lover Is a Liar: Healing the Wounds of Deception and Betrayal, Susan Forward

The truly scary thing about undiscovered lies is that they have a greater capacity to diminish us than exposed ones.

- Cheryl Hughes

When the trust account is high, communication is easy, instant, and effective.

- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change, Stephen R. Covey

Trust your instincts, and make judgements on what your heart tells you. The heart will not betray you.

- Fall of Kings, David Gemmell

The inability to open up to hope is what blocks trust, and blocked trust is the reason for blighted dreams.

- Elizabeth Gilbert

Don't let mental blocks control you. Set yourself free. Confront your fear and turn the mental blocks into building blocks.

- Words to inspire the winner in YOU, Roopleen

There are all kinds of ways for a relationship to be tested, even broken, some, irrevocably; it's the endings we're unprepared for.

- Not To Us, Katherine Owen

Your trusting idiocy knows no bounds

- City of Fallen Angels, Cassandra Clare

It's OKAY to be scared. Being scared means you're about to do something really, really brave.

- The Single Woman: Life, Mandy Hale

Leo," Hazel gasped, "I can't—my arms—" "Hazel," he said. "Do you trust me?" "No!" "Me neither," Leo admitted.

- The Mark of Athena, Rick Riordan

God is God. Because he is God, He is worthy of my trust and obedience. I will find rest nowhere but in His holy will that is unspeakably beyond my largest notions of what he is up to.

- Elisabeth Elliot

You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment unless you trust enough.

- Frank Crane

The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.

- De Senectute, Marcus Tullius Cicero

It was rather beautiful: the way he put her insecurities to sleep. The way he dove into her eyes and starved all the fears and tasted all the dreams she kept coiled beneath her bones.

- Christopher Poindexter

Few delights can equal the mere presence of one whom we trust utterly.

- George MacDonald

Mirrors,' she said, 'are never to be trusted.

- Coraline, Neil Gaiman

Don't trust people who tell you other people's secrets.

- Dan Howell

I never trust people with no appetite. It's like they're always holding something back on you.

- Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, Haruki Murakami

They may fight with us, but they don't fight for us.

- Eldest, Christopher Paolini

Once you place that crown of liar on your head, you can take it off again, but it leaves a stain for all time.

- Soul of the Fire, Terry Goodkind

Never trust he who trusts everyone.

- The Shadow of the Wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Seek not the favor of the multitude; it is seldom got by honest and lawful means. But seek the testimony of few; and number not voices, but weigh them.

- Immanuel Kant

As I have said, you have no reason to trust me, and an excellent reason not to.

- Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast, Robin McKinley

It isn't an easy thing to give your loyalty to someone you don't know, especially when that person chooses to reveal nothing of himself.

- The King of Attolia, Megan Whalen Turner

Never mistrust, unless given a reason.

- Sonia Rumzi

A man trusts another man when he sees enough of himself in him.

- Shantaram, Gregory David Roberts

You know, sometimes you've got to trust the people you love. You've got to trust that if they're good people, they'll make good decisions.

- How to Take the Ex Out of Ex-Boyfriend, Janette Rallison

There's never a reason to trust someone. If there's a reason, then it's not trust.

- The Quest of the Fair Unknown, Gerald Morris

But what are loyalty and caring really worth?" "To me? Everything.

- The Golden Lily, Richelle Mead

Trust, once lost, could not be easily found. Not in a year, perhaps not even in a lifetime.

- An Unforgivable Secret, J.E.B. Spredemann

We are at our most powerful the moment we no longer need to be powerful.

- Eric Micha'el Leventhal

Never trust girls who let themselves be touched right away. But even less those who need a priest for approval.

- The Shadow of the Wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Over time as most people fail the survivor's exacting test of trustworthiness, she tends to withdraw from relationships. The isolation of the survivor thus persists even after she is free.

- Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence - From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror, Judith Lewis Herman

There's ways you can trust an enemy you can't always trust a friend. An enemy's never going to betray your trust.

- The Dragon's Path, Daniel Abraham

You cannot produce trust just like you cannot 'do' humility. It either is or is not.

- The Shack, Wm. Paul Young

When you give yourself to me, completely, I will bite you. Until then, my love, I will only nibble on you."~Cole

- Power of the Moon, Tina Carreiro

The Universe doesn't like secrets. It conspires to reveal the truth, to lead you to it.

- Beautiful Lies, Lisa Unger

If you are untrustworthy, people will not trust you.

- Lao Tzu

Because he could not afford to fail, he could not afford to trust.

- His Excellency: George Washington, Joseph J. Ellis

For somehow this is tyranny's disease, to trust no friends.

- Prometheus Bound, Aeschylus

The more you go with the flow of life and surrender the outcome to God, and the less you seek constant clarity, the more you will find that fabulous things start to show up in your life.

- The Single Woman: Life, Mandy Hale

Not stupid. Overly trusting, maybe, but that reflects on his lack of trustworthiness, not on your intelligence.

- Easy, Tammara Webber

Our love has been the thread through the labyrinth, the net under the high-wire walker, the only real thing in this strange life of mine that I could ever trust.

- The Time Traveler's Wife, Audrey Niffenegger

You lie once.. you lie for the rest of your life... and in quest of proving your innocence.. you pledge your honesty with utter lies.... !!!

- Aapka Abhijeet, Abhijeet Sawant

What we are waiting for is not as important as what happens to us while we are waiting. Trust the process.

- The Single Woman: Life, Mandy Hale

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.

- No Longer Human, Osamu Dazai

A king who trusts no man is weak.

- Dragon Blood, Patricia Briggs

When you get lost in a really strange place, nothing is more comforting than found your friend whom you trust and can show the way.

- My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut, Toba Beta

Phaedra looked across the water and her eyes met Lucian's. Their needs came second. It came from the privilege of being trusted. But that doesn't mean I love you less.

- Quintana of Charyn, Melina Marchetta

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