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Thoughts

Trust

Jan 28, 2024

Thoughts and phrases found on the internet.

“To believe that someone is good and honest and will not harm you, or that something is safe and reliable.”

“I knew that wasn’t a good deal. I should never have trusted her.”

Oh, I trust you …..I trust you as far as I can throw you.

Loan broker : Oh, don’t get me wrong. I trust you. We trust all our customers. Why, this bank was *built* on trust. Here. Sign here.
Loan broker : Uh, you gotta get closer. This pen is chained down, you know.

And, one of my all time favorites…
(Billboard advertising Irving Trust Bank in NYC).
“Our last name is Trust but, you can call us Irving”

Trust me, this won’t hurt at bit. OUCH! Well, it didn’t hurt the last guy. And, he didn’t even trust me.

Trust me when I say I’ll be at the meeting on time.

“When others say, “Trust me!”, in this sense, we are being asked to believe their character, circumstances, capability, resources and behavior are dependable/reliable.”
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“Trust is the cornerstone of business. It’s the basis of every human relationship, every interaction, every communication, every initiative, every work project and even any strategic imperative you need to accomplish. Trust is essential. Without it, social groups can’t function properly.”

“When you can’t believe your eyes, you can always trust your heart.”

When you’re choosing a used car, You can trust me on this one.

“Trust is like the air we breathe – when it’s present, nobody really notices; when it’s absent, everybody notices.”
/Warren Buffet

“Me? I’m dishonest and you can always trust a dishonest man to be dishonest. Honestly, it’s the honest ones you have to watch out for.’
/Captain Jack Sparrow

Some years ago one of my clients needed a video to show at their annual shareholder’s meeting. “What’s the topic?” “They need to know that our customers trust us.” “Do they … trust you? Can they trust you? How can you tell if they trust you?”
Stand them up. Close their eyes and push them backwards. If they don’t scream, then it means that they trust you. And, if they do scream? Find another customer.

To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.

Trust me. You won’t get pregnant this time.8

Trust me. You won’t fall.

Trust me. This ladder is safe.

Trust me. I wouldn’t poison you.

Trust the water we drink, the cheese is not rancid, the milk is still good.

Trust that the house won’t fall down, the car will keep going, the pothole isn’t too deep.

Everything we do involves trust.