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

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

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 begins with an appreciation and understanding of trust, but it also requires practice and practices.

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

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