Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust and hostility to evaporate.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
For somehow this is tyranny's disease, to trust no friends.
If you don't want anyone to know it, don't do it.
~ Chinese Proverbs
If you do not tell the truth about yourself, you cannot tell it about other people.
I hope I shall always have firmness and virtue enough to maintain, what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
The team that trusts--their leader and each other--is more likely to be successful.
Relationships of trust depend on our willingness to look not only to our own interests, but also the interests of others.
A wise man does not trust all his eggs to one basket.
Miguel De Cervantes
Learn to trust your own judgement, learn inner independence, learn to trust that time will sort good from bad -- including your own bad.
Mistrust begets mistrust. Trust begets accomplishment.
Tao Te Ching
We can gain no lasting peace if we approach it with suspicion and mistrust or
with fear. We can gain it only if we proceed with the understanding, the confidence, and the courage which flow from conviction.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Trust each other again and again. When the trust level gets high enough,
people transcend apparent limits, discovering new and awesome abilities for which they were previously unaware.
Without trust, words become the hollow sound of a wooden gong. With trust, words become life itself.
For it is mutual trust, even more than mutual interest that holds human associations together.
H. L. Mencken
How many times do you get to lie before you are a liar?
Trust is the lubrication that makes it possible for organizations to work.
The man who trusts men will make fewer mistakes that he who distrusts them.
Camillo Benso Conte Di Cavour
Build a little fence of trust around today; Fill the space with loving deeds, And therein stay.
Mary F. Butts
Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
Do not trust the cheering, for those very persons would shout as much if you and I were going to be hanged.
Never trust the man who has reason to suspect that you know he has injured you.
The more we learn to operate in the world based on trust in our intuition,
the stronger our channel will be and the more money we will have.
I am saying…can be summed up in two words: Trust Children. Nothing could be more simple, or more difficult. Difficult because to
trust children we must first learn to trust ourselves, and most of us were taught as children that we could not be trusted.
He personifies struggle. He is still leading the fight against apartheid with extraordinary vigour and
resilience after spending nearly 27 years of his life behind bars in South Africa before he became the country's first black president.
He has sacrificed his private life and his youth for his people, and remains South Africa's best known and loved hero.
During his years in prison, Nelson Mandela's reputation grew steadily. He was widely accepted as the most significant
black leader in South Africa and became a potent symbol of resistance as the anti-apartheid movement gathered strength.
He consistently refused to compromise his political position to obtain his freedom.