Quotations About / On: TRUST
Whoever has trusted a woman has trusted deceivers.
(Hesiod (c. 8th century B.C.), Greek didactic poet. Works and Days, 375.)
Put not your trust in money, but put your money in trust.
(Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809-1894), U.S. writer, physician. The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table, ch. 2 (1858).)
Never trust the judgment of an enthusiastic man; never trust the promises of a lazy one.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fifth Selection, New York (1988).)
I trust you because I need you.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
Trust, but look for the exits.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Tenth Selection, New York (1992).)
Trust everybody, but cut the cards.
(Finley Peter Dunne (1867-1936), U.S. journalist, humorist. "Casual Observations," Mr. Dooley's Philosophy (1900).)
Trust dies but mistrust blossoms.
(Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Oedipus Colonus, l. 611.)
Those people upstairs think that Karl Marx was somebody who wrote a good anti-trust law.
(Warren Beatty (b. 1937), U.S. actor, director, screenwriter, and Trevor Griffiths. John Reed (Warren Beatty), Reds, of the Socialist Party right wing (1981).)
Never trust a husband too far, nor a bachelor too near.
(Helen Rowland (1875-1950), U.S. journalist. "Finale," A Guide to Men (1922).)
Always seek the general and never quite trust it.
(Joseph Epstein (b. 1937), U.S. writer. The Middle of My Tether, "But I Generalize," W.W. Norton (1983).)