It is far better to be trusted and respected that it is to be liked.
— Unknown

No man is wise enough, or good enough to be trusted with unlimited power.
Charles Caleb Colton trusted quote

Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
— Albert Einstein

Only mediocrity can be trusted to be always at its best.
— Max Beerbohm

A jack of both sides, is before long, trusted by nobody, and abused by both parties.
— Proverbs