trust Quotes

Building trust is no longer a matter of creating structures and practices within a single culture.

Robert C. Solomon

Trust opens up new and unimagined possibilities.

Robert C. Solomon

We also confuse trust with familiarity.

Robert C. Solomon

He was wild the way a mistreated dog becomes wild, not because it loves freedom, but because it has lost trust.

Orson Scott Card

Building trust requires talking and thinking about trust.

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 means thinking about trust in a positive way.

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

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

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

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

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

Robert C. Solomon

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

Robert C. Solomon

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

A trustworthy person does not betray you, but you consider the betrayer to be trustworthy.

Ali al-Rida

What we eventually run up against are the forces of humourlessness, and let me assure you that the humourless as a bunch don't just not know what's funny, they don't know what's serious. They have no common sense, either, and shouldn't be trusted with anything.

Martin Amis

A trustworthy person does not betray you, but you consider the betrayer to be trustworthy.

Ali al-Rida

O son of Adam, if you have collected anything in excess of your actual need, you will act only as its trustee for someone else to use it.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

The tyrant now Trusts not to men: nightly within his chamber The watch-dog guards his couch, the only friend He now dare trust.

Joanna Baillie

Fear not, but trust in Providence, Wherever thou may'st be.

Thomas Haynes Bayly

Put your trust in God, my boys, and keep your powder dry!

Valentine Blacker

To be true to ourselves, we must be true to others. We will not behave in foreign places so as to violate our rules and standards here at home, for we know that the trust which our Nation earns is essential to our strength.

James Earl Carter, Jr.

He who never looks up to a living God, to a heavenly presence, loses the power of perceiving that presence, and the universe slowly turns into a dead machine, clashing and grinding on, without purpose or end. If the light within us be darkness, how great is that darkness!

James Freeman Clarke

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