115 Best Quotes About Trust In Relationships

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. “To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.” —George MacDonald
  1. “The best proof of love is TRUST” —Anonymous
  1. “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
  1. “The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.” —Ernest Hemingway
  1. “Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.” —Albert Einstein
  1. “Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.” —Corrie Ten Boom
  1. “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
  1. “I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.” —Friedrich Nietzsche
  1. “Don’t trust the person who has broken faith once.” —William Shakespeare
  1. “Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.” —Maya Angelou
  1. “Trust is that rare and priceless treasure that wins us the affection of our heavenly Father.” —Brennan Manning
  1. “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
  1. “Trust starts with truth and ends with truth.” —Santosh Kalwar
  1. “When mistrust comes in, love goes out.” —Irish Proverb
  1. “You must trust and believe in people or life becomes impossible.” —Anton Chekhov
  1. “The trust of the innocent is the liar’s most useful tool.” —Stephen King
  1. “Trust has to be earned, and should come only after the passage of time.” —Arthur Ashe
  1. “Never trust someone who lies to you. Never lie to someone who trusts you.” —Anonymous
  1. “Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him.” —Booker T. Washington
  1. “Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.” —Aesop
  1. “Trust is not the same as faith. A friend is someone you trust. Putting faith in anyone is a mistake.” — Christopher Hitchens
  1. “He who does not trust enough will not be trusted.” —Lao Tzu
  1. “Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances.” —Ralph Wdo Emerson
  1. “The people when rightly and fully trusted will return the trust.” —Abraham Lincoln
  1. “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
  1. “We are all selfish and I no more trust myself than others with a good motive.” —Lord Byron
  1. “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
  1. “A man trusts another man when he sees enough of himself in him.” —Gregory David Roberts
  1. “Cheating on a good person is like throwing away a diamond and picking up a rock.” —Anonymous
  1. “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
  1. “Fear leads to more fear, and trust leads to more trust.” —Dean Ornish
  1. “You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don’t trust enough.” —Frank Crane
  1. “Keep your promises and be consistent. Be the kind of person others can trust.” —Roy T. Bennett
  1. “Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson
  1. “Trust dies but mistrust blossoms.” —Sophocles
  1. “Distance doesn’t ruin a relationship. Doubts do.” —Anonymous
  1. “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
  1. “It’s a delight to trust somebody so completely.” —Jeff Goldblum
  1. “Real trust does not need verification, if you have to verify, it is not trust.” —Charles H. Green
  1. “Consistency is the true foundation of trust. Either keep your promises or do not make them.” —Roy T. Bennett
  1. “Better to trust the man who is frequently in error than the one who is never in doubt.” —Eric Sqevareid
  1. “Trust is like a vase, once it’s broken, though you can fix it, the vase will never be the same again.” —Walter Anderson
  1. “Trust is like blood pressure. It’s silent, vital to good health, and if abused, it can be deadly.” —Frank Sonnenberg
  1. “Trust is like an eraser; it gets smaller and smaller after every mistake.” —Anonymous
  1. “Trust is the fruit of a relationship in which you know you are loved.” —William P. Young
  1. “Just trust yourself, then you will know how to live.” —Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
  1. “It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.” —Confucius
  1. “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
  1. “Relationships are about trust. If you have to play detective, then it’s time to move on.” —Anonymous
  1. “In this world, there was nothing scarier than trusting someone. But there was also nothing more rewarding.” —Brad Meltzer
  1. “Quit questioning God and start trusting Him!” —Joel Osteen
  1. “Trust takes years to build, seconds to break and forever to repair.” —Anonymous
  1. “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
  1. “I trust myself. You need that to survive.” —Yoko Ono
  1. “Trust is like a paper, once it’s crumpled it can’t be perfect again.” —Irish proverb
  1. “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
  1. “Trust is very hard if you don’t know what you’re trusting.” —Marianne Williamson
  1. “The inability to open up to hope is what blocks trust, and blocked trust is the reason for blighted dreams.” —Elizabeth Gilbert
  1. “Trust is built when someone is vulnerable and not taken advantage of.” —Bob Vanourek
  1. “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
  1. “There are two reasons why we don’t trust people. First—we don’t know them. Second—we know them.” —Anonymous
  1. “For there to be betrayal, there would have to have been trust first.” —Suzanne Collins
  1. “If you give your trust to a person who does not deserve it, you actually give him the power to destroy you.” —Khaled Saad
  1. “We’re paying the highest tribute you can pay a man. We trust him to do right. It’s that simple.” —Harper Lee
  1. “Trust your instincts, and make judgments on what your heart tells you. The heart will not betray you.” —David Gemmell
  1. “I’m a good enough person to forgive you, but not stupid enough to trust you again.” —Anonymous
  1. “Trust opens up new and unimagined possibilities.” —Robert C. Solomon
  1. “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” —William Shakespeare
  1. “When truth takes a backseat to ego and politics, trust is lost.” —Patrick Lencioni
  1. “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
  1. “Trust is the lubrication that makes it possible for organizations to work.” —Warren Bennis
  1. “Because you believed I was capable of behaving decently, I did.” —Paulo Coelho
  1. “To trust people is a luxury in which only the wealthy can indulge; the poor cannot afford it.” —E.M. Forster
  1. “Tell a lie once, and all your truths become questionable.” —Anonymous
  1. “Don’t trust people who tell you other people’s secrets.” —Dan Howell
  1. “Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.” —Democritus
  1. “Stop asking me to trust you while I’m still coughing up water from the last time you let me drown.” —Anonymous
  1. “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
  1. “When you start to wonder whether you can trust someone or not, that is when you already know you don’t.” —Anonymous
  1. “The primary reason people believe in anything is because others believe.” —Brian Norgard
  1. “Trusting you is my decision. Proving me right is your choice.” —Anonymous
  1. “Only those you trust can betray you.” —Terry Goodkind
  1. “In self-trust all the virtues are comprehended.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson
  1. “I love you” is far different from “I trust you.” —Shelaxai
  1. “Don’t trust everything you see. Even salt looks like sugar.” —Anonymous
  1. “Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God.” —Lawrence Welk
  1. “Trust is built with consistency.” —Lincoln Chafee
  1. “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
  1. “There’s never a reason to trust someone. If there’s a reason, then it’s not trust.” —Gerald Morris
  1. “Trust is the highest form of human motivation. It brings out the very best in people.” —Stephen R Covey
  1. “My love is unconditional. My trust and my respect are not.” —Anonymous
  1. “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
  1. “Never trust the version that people give of themselves—it is utterly unreliable.” —Robert Greene
  1. “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
  1. “For it is mutual trust, even more than mutual interest, that holds human associations together.” —H.L. Mencken
  1. “For me, love is magic; it’s about trust and understanding. It’s putting the other person before you effortlessly.” —A. R. Hydari
  1. “A healthy relationship is built on unwavering trust.” —Beau Mirchoff
  1. “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
  1. “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
  1. “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
  1. “Trusting is hard. Knowing who to trust, even harder.” —Maria V. Snyder
  1. “People become trustworthy when the record shows that they are consistent in acting justly, being truthful, and showing loyal love.” —David Richo
  1. “Take no one’s word for anything, including mine – but trust your experience.” —James Baldwin
  1. “Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust.”Albert Einstein
  1. “Mature love is composed and sustaining; a celebration of commitment, companionship, and trust.” —H. Jackson Brown, Jr
  1. “It is an equal failing to trust everybody, and to trust nobody.” —English Proverb
  1. “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
  1. “Learning to trust is one of life’s most difficult tasks.” —Isaac Watts
  1. “Trust isn’t just the basis for a relationship; it’s the lifeblood that keeps a relationship healthy.” —Mira Kirshenbaum
  1. “Learn to trust the journey, even when you do not understand it.” —Lolly Daskal
  1. “Trust is the first step to love.” —Munshi Premchand
  1. “Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.” —Alfred Adler
  1. “A king who trusts no man is weak.” —Patricia Briggs
  1. “Those that trust in the Lord shall never be confused!” —George Muller
  1. “Love meant jumping off a cliff and trusting that a certain person would be there to catch you at the bottom.” —Jodi Picoult
  1. “Trust one who has gone through it.” —Virgil

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, click here.

 

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