115 Best Trust Quotes That Prove Trust Is Everything In Relationships

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Relationships are based on several pillars, and trust is one of the most important ones. To build a meaningful relationship, both persons should trust each other wholeheartedly. When your relationship is based on trust, you feel free to express yourself and be your authentic self. All your actions become meaningful as you do not fear being judged. Trust eases any tension and channels positive energy for a commitment of a lifetime.

Read this post and find some quotes about trust in relationships. Perhaps they could motivate you to have faith in people or make your already-existing relationships stronger.

Quotes About Trust In Relationships

1. “A king who trusts no man is weak.” —Patricia Briggs

2. “Trust is the first step to love.” —Munshi Premchand

3. “Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust.” —Albert Einstein

4. “A healthy relationship is built on unwavering trust.” —Beau Mirchoff

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

6. “Learn to trust the journey, even when you do not understand it.” —Lolly Daskal

7. “I love you” is far different from “I trust you.” —Shelaxai

8. “Because you believed I was capable of behaving decently, I did.” —Paulo Coelho

9. “For it is mutual trust, even more than mutual interest, that holds human associations together.” —H.L. Mencken

10. “Trust one who has gone through it.” —Virgil

11. “It is an equal failing to trust everybody, and to trust nobody.” —English Proverb

12. “Trusting is hard. Knowing who to trust, even harder.” —Maria V. Snyder

13. “Mature love is composed and sustaining; a celebration of commitment, companionship, and trust.” —H. Jackson Brown, Jr

14. “Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security we have when we trust our happiness in the hands of others!” —William Hazlitt

15. “Trust isn’t just the basis for a relationship; it’s the lifeblood that keeps a relationship healthy.” —Mira Kirshenbaum

16. “The more trust that exists in a relationship, the more you look out for each other. You have your beloved’s back, and vice versa.” —John Gottman

17. “My love is unconditional. My trust and my respect are not.” —Anonymous

18. “In self-trust all the virtues are comprehended.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

19. “To trust people is a luxury in which only the wealthy can indulge; the poor cannot afford it.” — E.M. Forster

20. “There are two reasons why we don’t trust people. First—we don’t know them. Second—we know them.” —Anonymous

21. “Stop asking me to trust you while I’m still coughing up water from the last time you let me drown.” —Anonymous

22. “The primary reason people believe in anything is because others believe.” —Brian Norgard

23. “Don’t trust everything you see. Even salt looks like sugar.” —Anonymous

24. “In this world, there was nothing scarier than trusting someone. But there was also nothing more rewarding.” —Brad Meltzer

25. “Trust your instincts, and make judgments on what your heart tells you. The heart will not betray you.” —David Gemmell

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

27. “Tell a lie once, and all your truths become questionable.” —Anonymous

28. “Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God.” — Lawrence Welk

29. “Familial betrayal is, to me, the most heartbreaking kind—because if you can’t trust your family to love you and protect you, who can you really trust?” —Alexandra Bracken

30. “Trust is the highest form of human motivation. It brings out the very best in people.” — Stephen R Covey

31. “Only those you trust can betray you.” —Terry Goodkind

32. “Trust is the lubrication that makes it possible for organizations to work.” —Warren Bennis

33. “You must train your intuition – you must trust the small voice inside you which tells you exactly what to say, what to decide.” —Ingrid Bergman

34. “Just trust yourself, then you will know how to live.” —Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

35. “Quit questioning God and start trusting Him!” —Joel Osteen

36. “If you give your trust to a person who does not deserve it, you actually give him the power to destroy you.” —Khaled Saad

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

38. “Trust takes years to build, seconds to break and forever to repair.” —Anonymous

39. “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” —William Shakespeare

40. “Don’t trust people who tell you other people’s secrets.” —Dan Howell

41. “We’re never so vulnerable than when we trust someone – but paradoxically, if we cannot trust, neither can we find love or joy.” —Walter Anderson

42. “For me, love is magic; it’s about trust and understanding. It’s putting the other person before you effortlessly.” —A. R. Hydari

43. “Trust your own instincts, go inside, follow your heart. Right from the start. Go ahead and stand up for what you believe in. As I’ve learned, that’s the path to happiness.” —Lesley Ann Warren

44. “I have blind trust in people. Even if that ends up hurting me, I won’t change. I will go on trusting people because that’s the only way I know to love someone.” —Bipasha Basu

45. “Never trust the version that people give of themselves—it is utterly unreliable.” —Robert Greene

46. “There’s never a reason to trust someone. If there’s a reason, then it’s not trust.” —Gerald Morris

47. “Trusting you is my decision. Proving me right is your choice.” —Anonymous

48. “Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.” —Democritus

49. “We’re paying the highest tribute you can pay a man. We trust him to do right. It’s that simple.” —Harper Lee

50. “Trust is built when someone is vulnerable and not taken advantage of.” —Bob Vanourek

51. “Relationships are about trust. If you have to play detective, then it’s time to move on.” — Anonymous

52. “Fear leads to more fear, and trust leads to more trust.” —Dean Ornish

53. “Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.” —Aesop

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

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

56. “Trust is not simply a matter of truthfulness, or even constancy. It is also a matter of amity and goodwill. We trust those who have our best interests at heart, and mistrust those who seem deaf to our concerns.” —Gary Hamel

57. “There’s ways you can trust an enemy you can’t always trust a friend. An enemy’s never going to betray your trust.” —Daniel Abraham

58. “Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances.” —Ralph Wdo Emerson

59. “You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don’t trust enough.” —Frank Crane

60. “It’s a delight to trust somebody so completely.” —Jeff Goldblum

61. “Distance doesn’t ruin a relationship. Doubts do.” —Anonymous

62. “Real trust does not need verification, if you have to verify, it is not trust.” —Charles H. Green

63. “If you have three people in your life that you can trust, you can consider yourself the luckiest person in the whole world.” —Selena Gomez

64. “Consistency is the true foundation of trust. Either keep your promises or do not make them.” —Roy T. Bennett

65. “Trust is not the same as faith. A friend is someone you trust. Putting faith in anyone is a mistake.” — Christopher Hitchens

66. “Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.” —Corrie Ten Boom

67. “The people when rightly and fully trusted will return the trust.” —Abraham Lincoln

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

69. “You must trust and believe in people or life becomes impossible.” —Anton Chekhov

70. “Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.” —Albert Einstein

71. “I trust you” is a better compliment than “I love you” because you may not always trust the person you love but you can always love the person you trust…” —Anonymous

72. “We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive.” —Lord Byron

73. “Trust has to be earned, and should come only after the passage of time.” —Arthur Ashe

74. “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

75. “Trust dies but mistrust blossoms.” —Sophocles

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

77. “The best proof of love is TRUST” —Anonymous

78. “Trust is that rare and priceless treasure that wins us the affection of our heavenly Father.” — Brennan Manning

79. “Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

80. “Trust is the fruit of a relationship in which you know you are loved.” —William P. Young

81. “Trust starts with truth and ends with truth.” —Santosh Kalwar

82. “A relationship without trust is like a car without gas, you can stay in it all you want, but it won’t go anywhere.” —Anonymous

83. “He who does not trust enough will not be trusted.” —Lao Tzu

84. “Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.” —Maya Angelou

85. “Trust is like a mirror, you can fix it if it’s broken, but you can still see the crack in that reflection.” —Lady Gaga

86. “Trust each other again and again. When the trust level gets high enough, people transcend apparent limits, discovering new and awesome abilities of which they were previously unaware.” —David Armistead

87. “A man trusts another man when he sees enough of himself in him.” —Gregory David Roberts

88. “Trust is like an eraser; it gets smaller and smaller after every mistake.” —Anonymous

89. “Keep your promises and be consistent. Be the kind of person others can trust.” —Roy T. Bennett

90. “Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him.” —Booker T. Washington

91. “Don’t trust the person who has broken faith once.” —William Shakespeare

92. “To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.” —George MacDonald

93. “When mistrust comes in, love goes out.” —Irish Proverb

94. “Cheating on a good person is like throwing away a diamond and picking up a rock.” — Anonymous

95. “Better to trust the man who is frequently in error than the one who is never in doubt.” —Eric Sqevareid

96. “Trust is very hard if you don’t know what you’re trusting.” —Marianne Williamson

97. “When you fully trust someone without any doubt, you finally get one of two results: a person for life or a lesson for life.” —Anonymous

98. “When you fully trust someone without any doubt, you finally get one of two results: a person for life or a lesson for life.” —Anonymous

99. “Trust is like a paper, once it’s crumpled it can’t be perfect again.” —Irish proverb

100. “Trust opens up new and unimagined possibilities.” —Robert C. Solomon

101. “Never trust someone who lies to you. Never lie to someone who trusts you.” —Anonymous

102. “Trust is like blood pressure. It’s silent, vital to good health, and if abused, it can be deadly.” — Frank Sonnenberg

103. “The glue that holds all relationships together—including the relationship between the leader and the led, is trust; and trust is based on integrity.” —Brian Tracy

104. “Trust is like a vase, once it’s broken, though you can fix it, the vase will never be the same again.” —Walter Anderson

105. “Trust is not an obsession, it’s an extension of love. When we truly love someone, we give them our heart to hold in their hands. And when that love is returned, that very trust is balm to our souls.” —Julie Lessman

106. “When truth takes a backseat to ego and politics, trust is lost.” —Patrick Lencioni

107. “When you start to wonder whether you can trust someone or not, that is when you already know you don’t.” —Anonymous

108. “It’s a very brave thing to fall in love. You have to be willing to trust somebody else with your whole being, and that’s very difficult, really difficult and very brave.” —Nicole Kidman

110. “Those that trust in the Lord shall never be confused!” —George Muller

111. “People become trustworthy when the record shows that they are consistent in acting justly, being truthful, and showing loyal love.” —David Richo

112. “Take no one’s word for anything, including mine – but trust your experience.” —James Baldwin

113. “Trust is only gained when one person risks and doesn’t get harmed. It grows as both people increasingly risk and don’t get harmed in the process.” —Glen Williams

114. “I’m a good enough person to forgive you, but not stupid enough to trust you again.” — Anonymous

115. “I trust myself. You need that to survive.” —Yoko Ono

116. Trust keeps relationships together and helps build new ones. Now that you have read the quotes, work at being the most trustworthy person to your partner. And to learn more about how to build trust in your relationship or repair trust in a relationship.

117. “Learning to trust is one of life’s most difficult tasks.” —Isaac Watts

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

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