Quotes Blog #3: Trustworthiness

Students from the American University in Dubai put together a series of original quotes and thoughts on the Fundamental Values of Academic Integrity. The quotes were compiled and edited by Jeanette Teh, Assistant Professor of the School of Business Administration, Tiara Willis, and Omar Abdel Raouf Maassrani. Quotes on Trustworthiness A man who doesn’t trust himself can never really trust anyone else. 
— Cardinal De Retz

Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him. 
— Booker T. Washington

I think we may safely trust a good deal more than we do. 
— Henry David Thoreau

It is an equal failing to trust everybody, and to trust nobody. 
— English Proverb

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none. 
— William Shakespeare

One must be fond of people and trust them if one is not to make a mess of life. 
— E.M. Forster

Our distrust is very expensive. 
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him. 
— Henry L. Stimson

Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement. 
— Alfred Adler

Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string. 
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else’s. 
— Billy Wilder

Who would not rather trust and be deceived? 
— Eliza Cook

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

Be just to all, but trust not all. 
— Traditional

He who mistrusts most should be trusted least. 
— Theognis

To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved. 
–- George MacDonald

Self–trust is the first secret of success. 
-– Ralph Waldo Emerson

The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship. 
-– Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust.
-– Samuel Johnson

Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government. 
–- Thomas Jefferson

I trust everyone. I just don’t trust the devil inside them. 
— Troy Kennedy-Martin

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

If people trust and love you, you will never walk alone. 
— Philippos

Trust yourself before you can trust anyone else.
— Maly Vue

If you can’t trust yourself, then who are you going to turn to when you need advice?
— Craig Anderson

Everyone realizes that one can believe little of what people say about each other. But it is not so widely realized that even less can one trust what people say about themselves. 
— Rebecca West

A person who trusts no one can’t be trusted.
–- Jerome Blattner

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