Trust has been an important factor in human relationships for millenia. In fact, trust is a building block on which societies could be build.
Without trust, we wouldn’t have law. Without trust, we wouldn’t have marriage. Without trust, we wouldn’t be able to have an economy.
And trust continues to be a very critical factor in our culture; in our personal and professional relationships, and in our spiritual and religious beliefs.
Trust requires honesty; it can take a long time to grow, and be broken in a split second.
What follows here are 20 Quotes About Trust that teach you how to build trust, and why it is so important.
The Importance of Trust
Without trust, societies wouldn’t function, relationships would grow and love wouldn’t blossom. Building trust isn’t always something that is explicitly considered a skill, but it has enough value for us as social beings, that it should be taught to young people all over the world.
Trust and Love
When we think about trust, it’s almost implied that we consider romantic relationships. Fidelity and communication are the cornerstones of a successful marriage. To fall in love with someone requires that you trust them, because they have a certain amount of control over your feelings and emotions, and the potential for your partner to disappoint you is an emotional risk that you are placing in them.
The Cost of Building Trust
Because trust can create a deep emotional connection, it is possible and maybe even common, that building trust may come with some pain and discomfort. However, despite the potential pain that you experience when your trust is broken, the risk is justified by the richness of life that you are able to experience because of that emotional commitment.
Trust, God, and Faith
Faith and trust are two more closely tied ideals. Having faith in God requires a degree of trust that develops with time and practice. However, there is an enormous benefit to the development of this faith, as psychologists understand that those who have more trust in God have above average resilience when it comes to dealing with life stressors.