60+ Best Broken Trust Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Having someone break your trust is a painful and inevitable fact of life. You should learn from your experiences, grow in maturity, and move toward healthier and more satisfying places in life. Inspirational broken trust quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

If you’re searching for top sad quotes and deep jealousy quotes that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through an amazing collection of empowering father death quotes, profound death of a child quotes and famous emotional pain quotes.

Most Famous Broken Trust Quotes

Trust can be broken in many different ways. Cindy Beall

Trust but verify. Ronald Reagan

What’s burned is burned, but what’s broken can heal. And broken trust in a relationship is not like a house on fire. Mira Kirshenbaum

Broken trust forces us, first, to acknowledge a painful reality we may have chosen to ignore, then, to make some difficult decisions. Dr. Jane Greer

Trust takes years to build, seconds to break, and forever to repair. Unknown

To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved. George MacDonald

broken trust quotes

Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters. Albert Einstein

I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you. Friedrich Nietzsche

Breaking someone’s trust is like crumpling up a perfect piece of paper. You can smooth it over but it’s never going to be the same again. Unknown

Trust starts with truth and ends with truth. Santosh Kalwar

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

The trust has broken down. It will take some time to change attitudes and attitudes are going to be needed to develop trust Jim Leach

Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties. Aesop

The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them. Ernest Hemingway

Rebuilding trust when it’s been broken is not dependent only on the person who has broken it, or how many times they can prove they are honest. It depends on the person who has decided not to trust anymore. Though they may be totally justified in their decision not to trust, as long as they choose not to, the relationship has no hope of survival and should be ended. If or when they decide to trust again, there is hope reborn Doe Zantamata

I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken, and I’d rather remember it as it was at its best than mend it and see the broken pieces as long as I lived Margaret Mitchell

Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters. Albert Einstein

Trust has to be earned, and should come only after the passage of time. Arthur Ashe

Sometimes you don’t know who you can and cannot trust. I still learn that over and over again. Demi Lovato

We’re never so vulnerable than when we trust someone – but paradoxically, if we cannot trust, neither can we find love or joy Walter Anderson

Don’t trust the person who has broken faith once. William Shakespeare

What do people gain from lying? Besides losing: your respect, your dignity, your reputation, and those who love you. I guess those few minutes of satisfaction, smiling behind your lies, are soon well worth a lifetime of a regretful guilty conscience. Amir Riveroll

Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do. Benjamin Spock

Not everyone can be trusted. I think we all have to be very selective about the people we trust. Shelley Long

In the end, you have to choose whether or not to trust someone. Sophie Kinsella

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend. William Blake

For there to be betrayal, there would have to have been trust first. Suzanne Collins

Only trust someone who can see these three things in you: the sorrow behind your smile, the love behind your anger, and the reason behind your silence. Unknown

Never push a loyal person to the point where they no longer care. Unknown

You must trust and believe in people, or life becomes impossible. Anton Chekhov

To forgive someone who hurt you is easy but to trust them again is next to impossible. Anurag Prakash Ray

Sometimes trusting a friend is the hardest thing to do, even the closest friends can become enemies. James Merrow

When someone breaks your trust don’t feel stupid for trusting them. You didn’t do anything wrong. They’re just an untrustworthy person. Sonya Parker

We’re never so vulnerable than when we trust someone-but paradoxically, if we cannot trust, neither can we find love or joy. Walter Anderson

Everyone suffers at least one bad betrayal in their lifetime. It’s what unites us. The trick is not to let it destroy your trust in others when that happens. Don’t let them take that from you. Sherrilyn Kenyon

I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you. Friedrich Nietzsche

The toughest thing about the power of trust is that it’s very difficult to build and very easy to destroy. The essence of trust building is to emphasize the similarities between you and the customer. Thomas J. Watson

The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that the only way you can make a man trustworthy is to trust him; and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him. Henry L. Stimson

Not everyone can be trusted. I think we all have to be very selective about the people we trust. Shelley Long

When trust is broken, it does not need to be the end of a relationship. Much can be learned from staying in a relationship and learning from the conflict situation. Dr. Margaret Paul

If you have three people in your life that you can trust, you can consider yourself the luckiest person in the whole world. Selena Gomez

Loving someone is giving them the power to break your heart, but trusting them not to. Julianne Moore

I trust no one, not even myself. Joseph Stalin

Trust is a fragile thing. Easy to break, easy to lose, and one of the hardest things to ever get back. Unknown

It breaks my heart to know I will never be able to trust you again. I’ve learned so many lies and each time it takes a piece of me that you will never get back again. Karen Kostyla

Broken people lead to broken hearts. That’s why it’s so important to heal from one relationship before starting another. Mandy Hale

Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time. Maya Angelou

You want to believe that there’s one relationship in life that’s beyond betrayal. A relationship that’s beyond that kind of hurt. And there isn’t. Caleb Carr

Trust is not simply a matter of truthfulness or even constancy. It is also a matter of amity and goodwill. We trust those who have our best interests at heart, and mistrust those who seem deaf to our concerns. Gary Hamel

Trust, once you get it. It’s priceless. But once you lose it, you are useless. Unknown

Trust is the highest form of human motivation. It brings out the very best in people. But it takes time and patience. Stephen R. Covey

Love all, trust few. William Shakespeare

You don’t repair that relationship by sitting down and talking about trust or making promises. Actually, what rebuilds it is living it and doing things differently. Patricia Hewitt

I trust you: That’s huge. That’s the truth. That’s real love. Everyone uses ‘I love you’ so loosely. Justin Chatwin

Love means exposing yourself to the pain of being hurt, deeply hurt by someone you trust. Unknown

Trust him not with your secrets, who, when left alone in your room, turns over your papers. Johann Kaspar Lavater

Trust is like a vase. Once it is broken, though you can fix it, the vase will never be the same again. Unknown

If offering apologies and making promises fixed broken trust, there’d be no broken trust left to fix. Tim Cole

I believe everything happens for a reason. People change so you can learn to let go. Things go wrong so you can appreciate them when they’re right. You believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself. Marilyn Monroe