Quotations About / On: TRUST
Trust dies but mistrust blossoms.
(Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Oedipus Colonus, l. 611.)
Trust no one but yourself. someday someone will gonna stab your back.
Never make your parents distrust on you because they are the one who always have the great faith and trust on you forever.
(Anamta Ali Pasha)
It may be the first in what I trust will be a rapidly growing and influential genrethe novel designed on purpose to be excluded from the Booker short-list.
(Angela Carter (1940-1992), British postmodern novelist. repr. Vintage (1992). Expletives Deleted, review of Hanif Kureishi, The Buddha of Suburbia, The Guardian (1990).)
The schoolmaster is abroad! And I trust to him armed with his primer against the soldier in full military array.
(Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832), British philosopher, political theorist, jurist. speech, Jan. 29, 1828, to House of Commons, on educational reform.)
Use the Force, Luke. Let go, Luke. Luke, trust me.
(George Lucas (b. 1944), U.S. director, screenwriter. The spirit of Obi Wan Kenobi (Alec Guiness), Star Wars, assisting Luke in battle (1977).)
I wonder if I can trust you. But then, uncertainty is part of life's fascination, isn't it?
(Jimmy Sangster (b. 1924), British screenwriter, and Terence Fisher. "Dr. Stein" (Peter Cushing), The Revenge of Frankenstein, speaking to his new assistant (1958).)
A good marriage ... is a sweet association in life: full of constancy, trust, and an infinite number of useful and solid services and mutual obligations.
(Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592), French essayist. "On Some Verses of Virgil," The Essays (Les Essais), bk. III, ch. 5, Abel Langelier, Paris (1588).)
I don't know much about death and the sorriest lesson I've learned is that words, my most trusted guardians against chaos, offer small comfort in the face of anyone's dying.
(Alison Hawthorne Deming (b. 1946), U.S. poet. Temporary Homelands, "Inside the Wolf," p. 60, Mercury House, San Francisco (1994).)
Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves are its only safe depositories.
(Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), U.S. president. Notes on the State of Virginia (1787), Query 14, p. 148, ed. William Peden (1954).)