Trust Quotes

At the beginning of the new century, it is the common aspiration of the peoples of the two countries to deepen mutual understanding, enhance trust, develop friendship and strengthen cooperation.

Li Peng

A compassionate government keeps faith with the trust of the people and cherishes the future of their children

Lyndon Baines Johnson

Our country was founded on a distrust of government. Our founding fathers gave power to the people to keep an eye on government. So when politicians say, Trust me, they're actually being very un-American.

David Duchovny

Alonso of Aragon was wont to say in commendation of age, that age appears to be best in four things - old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.

Francis Bacon

Build a little fence of trust around today; Fill the space with loving deeds, And therein stay. Look not through the sheltering bars Upon tomorrow; God will help thee bear what comes of joy and sorrow.

Mary F. Butts

Familiarity can no longer be a necessary condition for trust.

Robert C. Solomon

Trust is almost always conditional, focused, qualified, and therefore limited.

Robert C. Solomon

Trust is built step by step, commitment by commitment, on every level.

Robert C. Solomon

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

Robert C. Solomon

We do not want our world to perish. But in our quest for knowledge, century by century, we have placed all our trust in a cold, impartial intellect which only brings us nearer to destruction.

Dora Russell

Trust is pervasive and inevitable because future contingencies and motives are never completely known.

B. Nooteboom

A bureaucrat is the most despicable of men, though he is needed as vultures are needed, but one hardly admires vultures whom bureaucrats so strangely resemble. I have yet to meet a bureaucrat who was not petty, dull, almost witless, crafty or stupid, an oppressor or a thief, a holder of little authority in which he delights, as a boy delights in possessing a vicious dog. Who can trust such creatures?

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Having thus chosen our course, without guile and with pure purpose, let us renew our trust in God, and go forward without fear and with manly hearts.

Abraham Lincoln

Three things a wise man will not trust, The wind, the sunshine of an April day, And woman's plighted faith.

Robert Southey

Never trust a man who speaks well of everybody.

John Churton Collins

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