Quotes on Betrayal and Trust

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

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

~ Ernest Hemingway

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

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

~ Anton Chekhov

A relationship without trust is like having a phone with no service. And what do you do with a phone with no service? You play games.

~ Unknown

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

~ Friedrich Nietzsche

Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.

~ Stephen Covey

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

~ Julianne Moore

Betrayal is the worst… and the key to moving past it is to identify what led up to it in the first place.

~ Charles J. Orlando

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

~ Maya Angelou

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

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

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

~ Justin Chatwin

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

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

~ Unknown

Trust lies at the core of love; there can be no true love without trust.

~ M.K. Soni

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

~ Tim Cole

Betrayal can only happen if you love.

~ John le Carre