43 Trust Quotes to Build Strong Relationships

Trust is essential in relationships; it serves as a foundation, but achieving and maintaining it can be complex.

Opinions vary on whether to extend trust immediately or reserve it until it’s earned.

If you withhold trust, it may seem like you’re not open to connecting, but freely giving trust without understanding someone can lead to pain.

Trust is deeply personal and self-trust is a prerequisite to trusting others, whether in divine or human relationships.

Trust Quotes to Build Strong Relationships

Trust, a precious commodity alongside time, can be fragile. Betrayal can shatter trust swiftly, making future relationships difficult.

While it’s wise to be cautious and learn from past mistakes, finding a balance between protecting oneself and not alienating well-intentioned people is important.

Best Trust Quotes

1. “Trust your instincts. Intuition doesn’t lie.” ~ Oprah Winfrey.

2. “Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.” ~ Stephen R. Covey.

3. “Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do.” ~ Benjamin Spock.

4. “The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.” ~ Ernest Hemingway.


5. “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” ~ William Shakespeare.

6. “If you’re absent during my struggle, don’t expect to be present during my success.” ~ Will Smith.

7. “Don’t confuse my personality with my attitude. My personality is who I am, and my attitude depends on who you are.” ~ Frank Ocean.

8. “If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.” ~ Peace Pilgrim.

9. “Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall.” ~ Ray Bradbury.

10. “Anyone who doesn’t take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.” ~ Albert Einstein

11. “The way you speak to others can offer them joy, happiness, self-confidence, hope, trust, and enlightenment. Mindful speaking is a deep practice.” ~ Nhat Hanh.

Top Trust Quotes

12. “I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

13. “As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

14. “Love meant jumping off a cliff and trusting that a certain person would be there to catch you at the bottom.” ~ Jodi Picoult

15. “A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” ~ Charles H. Spurgeon

16. “It is impossible to go through life without trust: that is to be imprisoned in the worst cell of all, oneself.” ~ Graham Greene

17. “Again, you can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.” ~ Steve Jobs

18. “Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.” ~ Khalil Gibran

19. “Where large sums of money are concerned, it is advisable to trust nobody.” ~ Agatha Christie.

Famous Trust Quotes

20. “Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

21. “Responsibilities are given to him on whom trust rests. Responsibility is always a sign of trust.” ~ James Cash Penney

22. “The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don’t have to waste your time voting.” ~ Charles Bukowski

23. “Self-trust is the first secret of success.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


24. “Trust is the first step to love.” ~ Munshi Premchand

25. “Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.” ~ Alfred Adler

26. “The trust of the innocent is the liar’s most useful tool.” ~ Stephen King

27. “Distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche.

28. “One of the common failings among honorable people is a failure to appreciate how thoroughly dishonorable some other people can be, and how dangerous it is to trust them.” ~ Thomas Sowell

29. “Trust that little voice in your head that says ‘Wouldn’t it be interesting if…’; And then do it.” ~ Duane Michals

30. “To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.” ~ George MacDonald

31. “Trust your hunches. They’re usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.” ~ Joyce Brothers

32. “A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend, one human soul whom we can trust utterly, who knows the best and worst of us, and who loves us in spite of all our faults.” ~ Charles Kingsley

33. “Although the life of a person is in a land full of thorns and weeds, there is always a space in which the good seed can grow. You have to trust God.” ~ Pope Francis

34. “Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.” ~ Corrie ten Boom

35. “For there to be betrayal, there would have to have been trust first.” ~ Suzanne Collins

36. “All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not seen.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Inspiring Trust Quotes

37. “It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.” ~ Confucius

38. “Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.” ~ Leo Tolstoy

39. “The inability to open up to hope is what blocks trust, and blocked trust is the reason for blighted dreams.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert

40. “It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust.” ~ Samuel Johnson


41. “A promise made is a debt unpaid.” ~ Robert W. Service

42. “You cannot do everything at once, so find people you trust to help you. And don’t be afraid to say no.” ~ Jane Seymour

43. “Me, I’m dishonest, and you can always trust a dishonest man to be dishonest. Honestly, it’s the honest ones you have to watch out for.” ~ Johnny Depp.

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