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Trust Quotes, Sayings and Tips

Updated on July 28, 2015
The trust of a child
The trust of a child | Source

What is trust?

  • The ability to let others into your life so you can create a relationship built on mutual respect, caring and concern.
  • Letting others know your feelings and emotions.
  • Opening yourself up to let others in on your background, problems, mistakes and concerns knowing they will not shun you because of them.
  • Having the confidence in others to respect you and not take advantage in you.
  • Placing confidence in others that they will be supportive when you let your mask down.
  • Sharing your inner feelings with the belief that they will not be repeated to others.
  • The sense that things are fine and that nothing will disturb the bond between you and your friend.
  • Assuming that others will not intentionally hurt or abuse you if you make a mistake.
  • Trust is the glue of relationships that allow you to need others.

Trusting | Source

Trust Sayings and Quotes

  • Trust men and they will be true to you;treat them greatly and they will show themselves great. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Remember, there are no mistakes, only lessons. Love yourself, trust your choices, and everything is possible. - Cherie-Carter Scotts
  • I trust everyone. I just don't trust the devil inside of them. - Troy Kennedy
  • The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that the only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust in him; and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him and show your distrust. - Henry Stimson
  • Follow your heart, but be quiet for a while first. Ask questions, then feelo the answer. Learn to trust your heart. - Author Unknown
  • We're all born brave, trusting, and greedy, and most of us remain greedy. - Mignon McLaughlin
  • I've learned to trust myself, to listen to truth, to not be afraid of it and to not try and hide it. - Sarah McLachlan
  • A man who doesn't trust himself can never truly trust anyone else. - Cardinal de Retz
  • Trust is the easiest thing in the world to loose, and the hardest thing in the world to get back. - R. Williams
  • A good marriage is at least 80 percent good luck in finding the right person at the right time. The rest is trust. - E. M. Foster
  • You can as easily love without trusting as you can hub without embracing. - Robert Brault
  • Trust is like a vase...once it's broken, though you can fix it the vase will never be the same again. - Author Unknown
  • You may be decieved if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you do not trust enough. - Frank Crane
  • Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • To be trusted is a greater compliment that to be loved. - Author Unknown
  • Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him. - Booker T. Washington
  • I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish He didn't trust me so much. - Mother Teresa
  • For it is mutual trust that holds associaations together. Our friends seldom profit us but they make us feel safe. Marriage is a scheme to accomplish exactly that same end. - H. L. Mencken
  • Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your lfe. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. - Golda Meir
  • It is better to be trusted than loved. Underpromise - Overperform. - Author Unknown
  • Lo ve all, trust few, do wrong to none. - William Shakespeare
  • Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity. - Kahlil Gibran
  • 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 form 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
  • 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. - Author Unknown
  • It takes years to build up trust, and only seconds to destroy it. - Author Unknown


Trust yourself
Trust yourself | Source

Steps you need to follow to build trust

  • Be predictible
  • Be very careful to keep secrets
  • Let the other person know who you really are
  • Let your needs be know
  • Be willinging to give the other person a break, forgive mistakes
  • Say what you mean and mean what you say
  • Believe the other person
  • Do not judge
  • If you are unhappy about something, let the other person know
  • Be truthful
  • Be consistant


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      Susan Haze 7 years ago from Sunny Florida

      How true, Shil1978. Without trust there really is no relationship.

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      Shil1978 7 years ago

      Great hub - trust is indeed so important in relationships. Thanks for the tips!!

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      Susan Haze 7 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Thanks nurse, I appreciate you stopping by and your comment.

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      Susan Haze 7 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Thanks carrie450. I am so glad that you enjoyed it.

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      Gail Sobotkin 7 years ago from South Carolina

      Great hub.

      Thanks for sharing.

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      carrie450 7 years ago from Winnipeg, Canada

      An excellent hub which I will bookmark. You've posted some very good tips, thanks