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Society is built upon trust, and trust upon confidence in one another's integrity.

The confidence which we have in ourselves gives birth to much of that which we have in others.

The human heart, at whatever age, opens only to the heart that opens in return.

The secret of confidence is focusing on what you can control, not on what you can't.

There are cases in which a man would be ashamed not to have been imposed upon. There is a confidence necessary to human intercourse, and without which men are often more injured by their own suspicions, than they could be by the perfidy of others.

They conquer who believe they can.

To confide, even though to be betrayed, is much better than to learn only to conceal. - In the one case your neighbor wrongs you; - but in the other you are perpetually doing injustice to yourself.

Trust him little who praises all; him less who censures all; and him least who is indifferent to all.

Trust him with little, who, without proofs, trusts you with everything, or when he has proved you, with nothing.

Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great. See quote detail

Trust not him that hath once broken faith; he who betrayed thee once, will betray thee again.

When young, we trust ourselves too much; and we trust others too little when old. - Rashness is the error of youth; timid caution of age. - Manhood is the isthmus between the two extremes - the ripe and fertile season of action when, only, we can hope to find the head to contrive, united with the hand to execute.


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