46 Quotes About Broken Trust & Trusting In Yourself

Trust Quotes

Trust is important, and often taken for granted. Read through these trust quotes to bring you confidence in trusting yourself, insight into trusting others and healing if your trust has been broken by someone you love.

For more on the foundation of trust, take a look at these communication quotes, these quotes to heal (and forgive) and these quotes about fake friends (when your trust has been broken in a friendship).

Trust Quotes

Trust takes years to build, seconds to break, and forever to repair.

“Trust takes years to build, seconds to break, and forever to repair.” – Dhar Mann

Trust is like a mirror, you can fix it if it’s broken, but you can still see the crack in that … reflection.

“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

You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment unless you trust enough.

“You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment unless you trust enough.” – Frank Crane

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I’ve only ever trusted my gut on everything. I don’t trust my head, I don’t trust my heart, I trust my gut.

“I’ve only ever trusted my gut on everything. I don’t trust my head, I don’t trust my heart, I trust my gut.” – Bryan Adams

With high trust, success comes faster, better, and at lower cost.

“With high trust, success comes faster, better, and at lower cost.” – David Neeleman

Trust is built when someone is vulnerable and not taken advantage of.

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

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None of us knows what might happen even the next minute, yet still we go forward. Because we trust. Because we have Faith.

“None of us knows what might happen even the next minute, yet still we go forward. Because we trust. Because we have Faith.” – Paulo Coelho

If there is one trait that your brand must speak of, it is trust.

“If there is one trait that your brand must speak of, it is trust.” – Idowu Koyenikan

In the end, you have to choose whether or not to trust someone.

“In the end, you have to choose whether or not to trust someone.” – Sophie Kinsella

The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.

“The shifts of fortune test the reliability of friends.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

Don’t trust people who tell you other people’s secrets.

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

Trusting is hard. Knowing who to trust, even harder.

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

Love meant jumping off a cliff and trusting that a certain person would be there to catch you at the bottom.

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

How do you build trust? Trust is earned when everyone’s interests are considered and respected. Communication is the key to do this.

“How do you build trust? Trust is earned when everyone’s interests are considered and respected. Communication is the key to do this.” – Sheri Levit

Faith begins very small and only grows as we learn to trust the person or item in which we put our faith.

“Faith begins very small and only grows as we learn to trust the person or item in which we put our faith.” – Dr. A.G. Walp

Trust and faith bring joy to life and help relationships grow to their maximum potential.

“Trust and faith bring joy to life and help relationships grow to their maximum potential.” – Joyce Meyer

I wanted to explain that trusting is harder than being trusted.

“I wanted to explain that trusting is harder than being trusted.” – Simon Van Booy

Never trust he who trusts everyone.

“Never trust he who trusts everyone.” – Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Highly successful performers in business and in sports show a level of trust and understanding that separates them from their competition.

“Highly successful performers in business and in sports show a level of trust and understanding that separates them from their competition.” – Pete Carroll

Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication.

“Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication.” – Stephen Covey

Without trust, there can be no genuine peace. Neither in politics nor the quiet individuality of the heart and spirit.

“Without trust, there can be no genuine peace. Neither in politics nor the quiet individuality of the heart and spirit.” – Timothy Zahn

If we do not trust one another, we are already defeated.

“If we do not trust one another, we are already defeated.” – Alison Croggon

Never trust he who trusts everyone.

“Never trust he who trusts everyone.” – Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Trust is earned, respect is given, and loyalty is demonstrated. Betrayal of any one of those is to lose all three.

“Trust is earned, respect is given, and loyalty is demonstrated. Betrayal of any one of those is to lose all three.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour

If a person cannot keep her word on a small matter, it is for sure she cannot be trusted with things that really count.

“If a person cannot keep her word on a small matter, it is for sure she cannot be trusted with things that really count.” – John Buttrick

I never trust people with no appetite. It’s like they’re always holding something back on you.

“I never trust people with no appetite. It’s like they’re always holding something back on you.” – Haruki Murakami

Love and trust are so powerful. They can literally change the fate of a person.

“Love and trust are so powerful. They can literally change the fate of a person.” – Tasha Hoggatt

When a person has integrity you can trust what they say and that they live according to their values.

“When a person has integrity you can trust what they say and that they live according to their values.” – Jodi Flynn

Few delights can equal the mere presence of one whom we trust utterly.

“Few delights can equal the mere presence of one whom we trust utterly.” – George MacDonald

Learn to trust yourself, block your negative thoughts and replace them with positive thoughts and you’ll have energy to spare.

“Learn to trust yourself, block your negative thoughts and replace them with positive thoughts and you’ll have energy to spare.” – Bryan Cohen

Relationships should be built on trust and truth.

“Relationships should be built on trust and truth.” – Sophie Kinsella

The best proof of love is trust.

“The best proof of love is trust.” – Joyce Brothers

Does trust have to be earned. Or is it simply a matter of faith?

“Does trust have to be earned. Or is it simply a matter of faith?” – Nicholas Sparks

Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do.

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

Trust. It is like placing a blade in someone’s hand and setting the very point to your heart.

“Trust. It is like placing a blade in someone’s hand and setting the very point to your heart.” – Cassandra Clare

Trust enables you to put your deepest feelings and fears in the palm of your partner’s hand, knowing they will be handled with care.

“Trust enables you to put your deepest feelings and fears in the palm of your partner’s hand, knowing they will be handled with care.” – Carl S. Avery

Three strong attributes, which characterize a person, are hope, trust and a sense of charity.

“Three strong attributes, which characterize a person, are hope, trust and a sense of charity.” – M.K. Soni

Trust is the fruit of a relationship in which you know you are loved.

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

Only those you trust can betray you.

“Only those you trust can betray you.” – Terry Goodkind

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

“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

Trust starts with truth and ends with truth.

“Trust starts with truth and ends with truth.” – Santosh Kalwar

Trust is probably the intangible, and cultivated of all characteristic.

“Trust is probably the intangible, and cultivated of all characteristic.” – Tim Mason

Learning to trust is one of life’s most difficult tasks.

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

Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman, but no angel.

“Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman, but no angel.” – Doris Lessing

The inability to open up to hope is what blocks trust, and blocked trust is the reason for blighted dreams.

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

Keep your promises and be consistent. Be the kind of person others can trust.

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

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