Trust Quotes

Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.

Sir Francis Bacon

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 Fitzgerald Kennedy

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.

Paul Sweeney

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

Trust is a skill, one that is an aspect of virtually all human practices, cultures, and relationships.

Robert C. Solomon

All trust involves vulnerability and risk, and nothing would count as trust if there were no possibility of betrayal.

Robert C. Solomon

When we say that trust is an emotional skill, this implies that emotional competence is a necessary part of trust.

Robert C. Solomon

Trust and the ability to identify trustworthiness are not the same thing, although trust and trustworthiness are logically linked.

Robert C. Solomon

Many people are blind to trust, not so much to its benefits as to its nature and the practices that make it possible.

Robert C. Solomon

Trust is not bound up with knowledge so much as it is with freedom, the openness to the unknown.

Robert C. Solomon

True, trust necessarily carries with it uncertainties, but we must force ourselves to think about these uncertainties as possibilities and opportunities, not as liabilities.

Robert C. Solomon

Building trust means thinking about trust in a positive way.

Robert C. Solomon

Peace comes with trust, which will grow from continuing efforts toward mutual understanding and trade, Romeo-and-Juliet-style marriages, conversations,negotiations, and individual commitments.

Robert C. Solomon

Building trust requires talking and thinking about trust.

Robert C. Solomon

Trust is a complex and slippery notion, and many of its intricacies have been recognized through out history.

B. Nooteboom

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 Watts

We dare not trust our wit for making our house pleasant to our friend, so we buy ice cream.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

House and Senate Republicans are now united in adopting earmark bans. We hope President Obama will follow through on his support for an earmark ban by pressing Democratic leaders to join House and Senate Republicans in taking this critical step to restore public trust.

John Boehner

We must trust our soul's noncallings as well as its callings. Destiny seems to have very specific ideas about what each of us should be doing on the planet, and our greatest personal fulfillment always lies in those directions and none other.

Dianne Skafte

Set your intention, and trust the universe to take care of the details.

Mike Fotheringham

Frankly, the experience is you can't trust a politician. They drink the water in Washington, and the disease sets in.

Paul Jacobs

Nothing could be a more serious violation of public trust than to consciously make a war based on false claims.

Wesley Kanne Clark

If the president is failing to disclose material facts with regard to legislation being presented to the Congress on a question as important as war and peace, I think it does impair the level of trust that the House and the Senate have for this administration.

John Dingell

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
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