Quotes in trust
A tightrope over a chasm is fine for a trained acrobat with a balancing pole. It is foolish for someone without the right training or tools. They would be better served with something else - a rope bridge with railings.
The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that the only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him; and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him and show your distrust.
The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him.
It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust.
For it is mutual trust, even more than mutual interest that holds human associations together. Our friends seldom profit us but they make us feel safe... Marriage is a scheme to accomplish exactly that same end.
For somehow this is tyranny's disease, to trust no friends.
The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.