49 Quotes About Not Trusting People


Having truth for others is a foundational need in life. These quotes about not trust people show root causes and concerns about putting so much hope in others.

“A man trusts another man when he sees enough of himself in him.”

“Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.”

“Be all in or get all out. There is no halfway.”

“Breaking someone’s trust is like crumpling up a perfect piece of paper. You can smooth it over but it’s never going to be the same again.”

“Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me.”

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

“For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth.”

“Humility is the only thing that can restore a relationship, when respect has been lost.”

“I believe if you keep your faith, you keep your trust, you keep the right attitude, if you’re grateful, you’ll see God open up new doors.”

“I don’t trust words, I trust actions.”

“I have found that sometimes when a person gives up on ‘humankind’ they can often find trust and love in animal kind. ”

“I trust no one, not even myself.”

“If people like you, they’ll listen to you, but if they trust you, they’ll do business with you.”

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

“In healthy development, trust evolves. How do we decide whether to trust? We share a feeling with someone and watch their reaction; if the response feels safe, if it is caring, noncritical, non-abusive, the first step of trust has developed.”

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

“Is trust such a thing to be earned and spent like silver?”

“It’s good to trust others but, not to do so is much better.”

“It’s hard to trust when all you have from the past is evidence of why you shouldn’t.”

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

“Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.”

“Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery. Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice. The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love.”

“Most good relationships are built on mutual trust and respect.”

“Never push a loyal person to the point where they no longer care.”

“Never trust anyone who doesn’t drink coffee.”

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

“Not everyone can be trusted. I think we all have to be very selective about the people we trust.”

“Only trust someone who can see these three things in you: the sorrow behind your smile, the love behind your anger, and the reason behind your silence.”

“People that have been consistently hurt by others in life will only see the one time you hurt them and be blinded to all the good your heart has to offer. ”

“People with anxiety and trust issues find themselves drawn to people of consistency because they feel safe with someone who is predictable. ”

“She would never be caught unprepared again, she swore to herself. She would never trust. Never love. Never put faith in other human beings again. She would learn all she could of the shape and substance of the world, and she would find a way to survive in it.”

“Sometimes you don’t know who you can and cannot trust. I still learn that over and over again.”

“Sometimes, the people that love you the most turn out to be the people you will trust the least.”

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

“The fact that you do not trust your spouse or lover doesn’t necessarily mean that they are cheating on you; and the fact that you do doesn’t necessarily mean that they aren’t.”

“To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.”

“Trust but verify.”

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

“Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.”

“Trust is a fragile thing. Easy to break, easy to lose and one of the hardest things to ever get back.”

“Trust is hard to come by. That’s why my circle is small and tight. I’m kind of funny about making new friends.”

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

“Trust leads to approachability and open communications.”

“Trust starts with truth and ends with truth.”

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

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

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

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

“You can’t trust a promise someone makes while they’re drunk, in love, hungry, or running for office.”

There are many ways to build trust in others and improve our relationship.

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