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Trust is the lubrication that makes it possible for organizations to work.

Author: Warren Bennis (1925)

Profession: American Psychologist, Management Educator, and Consultant

Trust in the Lord with all your heart; and don't lean on your own understanding. In all things acknowledge him, and he shall direct your way. [Proverbs 3:5, 6]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Though he slay me, I shall yet trust Him.

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Build a little fence of trust around today; Fill the space with loving deeds, And therein stay. Look not through the sheltering bars Upon tomorrow; God will help thee bear what comes of joy and sorrow.

Author: Mary F. Butts


The man who trusts men will make fewer mistakes that he who distrusts them.

Author: Camillo Benso Conte Di Cavour (1810-1861)

Profession: Piedmontese Statesman, Premier

I cannot give them my confidence; pardon me, gentlemen, confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged bosom: youth is the season of credulity.

Author: William Pitt The Elder, Lord Chatham (1708-1778)

Profession: British Statesman

Never trust a man who speaks well of everybody.

Author: John Churton Collins


Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love -- and to put its trust in life.

Author: Joseph Conrad (1857-1924)

Profession: Polish-born British Novelist

Who would not rather trust and be deceived?

Author: Eliza Cook (1818-1889)

Profession: British Poet

Candid and generous and just. Boys care but little whom they trust. An error soon corrected -- for who but learns in riper years. That man, when smoothest he appears, is most to be suspected?

Author: William Cowper (1731-1800)

Profession: British Poet

You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don't trust enough.

Author: Frank Crane

Profession: American Actor

Put your trust in God and keep your powder dry.

Author: Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658)

Profession: Parliamentarian General, Lord Protector of England

He who trusts secrets to a servant makes him his master.

Author: John Dryden (1631-1700)

Profession: British Poet, Dramatist, Critic

Trust everybody, but cut the cards.

Author: Finley Peter Dunne (1867-1936)

Profession: American Journalist, Humorist

No, I don't understand my husband's theory of relativity, but I know my husband, and I know he can be trusted.

Author: Elsa Einstein

Profession: Wife of Albert Einstein