"There is no trust more sacred than the one the
world holds with children. There is no duty more
important than ensuring that their rights are respected,
that their welfare is protected, that their lives
are free from fear and want and that they can grow
up in peace."
believe that our world needs an instrument of global
action as never before in history. I believe that
the United Nations is the instrument for securing
peace and for giving people everywhere, in poorer
countries as in richer, a real stake in that peace
by promoting development and encouraging cooperation.
But the United Nations is only an instrument, an
actor in need of props and cues from its directors,
And so I will paraphrase Winston Churchill: Give
us the tools—the trust, the authority and the means—and
we will do the job." -- Kofi
the first step has to be taken, the step towards democracy.
This step is full of risks, and requires trust on
all sides. We don't know where it will lead. But if
we just stand still, we will have no chance of escaping
comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more
than you work."
-- Rita Mae Brown
World we all share is given to us in trust.
Every choice we make regarding the earth, air, and water
should be made with the objective of preserving it for all
generations to come.
-- August A. Bush III
wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound
to administer in his lifetime for the good of the
leads to empowerment. Empowerment leads to full humanity.
Many faith groups have a trust relationship within their
own community. ...
Justice is part of our core mission. So media justice is
part of what it means to advocate for a just society.
-- Rev. Robert Chase
leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me,
never say "I." And that's not because they have trained
themselves not to say "I." They don't think "I." They
think "we"; they think "team." They understand their
job to be to make the team function. They accept responsibility
and don't sidestep it, but "we" gets the credit….
This is what creates trust, what enables you to get
the task done.
doubt and trusting your intuitive feelings,
you clear a space for the power of intention to flow through.
- Wayne Dyer
kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily
based on mutual trust and only secondarily on institutions
such as courts of justice and police”
world of ours... must avoid becoming a community of
dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation
of mutual trust and respect.
glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand,
nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship;
it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one
when he discovers that someone else believes in him
and is willing to trust him with his friendship.
truly it demands something godlike in him who cast
off the common motives of humanity and ventured to
trust himself for a taskmaster.
trust of the people in the leaders reflects the confidence
of the leaders in the people.
soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live."
mutual knowledge there can be no mutual understanding; without
understanding, there can be no trust and respect; without
trust, there can be no peace, only the danger of conflict.
This means we have to be willing and able to familiarize
ourselves with the way people of other cultures think and
perceive the world around them, but without losing our own
standpoint in the process."
-- Roman Herzog, President of Germany
essential to employ, trust, and reward those whose
perspective, ability, and judgment are radically different
It is also rare, for it requires uncommon humility, tolerance,
-- Dee Hock
is a country ready to be taken—in fact, longing to
be taken—by political leaders ready to restore democracy
and trust to the political process."
the people are well informed, they can be trusted
with their own government; that whenever things get
so far wrong as to attract their notice, they may
be relied on to set them to rights.
When I get logical and I don't trust my instincts
- Thats when I get in trouble.
We are not afraid to entrust the American people
with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies,
and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid
to let its people judge the truth and falsehood
in an open market is a nation that is afraid of
its people. -- John
every inhabitant of this planet must contemplate
the day when this planet may no longer be habitable.
Every man, woman and child lives under a nuclear
sword of Damocles hanging by the slenderest of threads,
capable of being cut at any moment by accident or
miscalculation or by madness. The weapons of war
must be abolished before they abolish us… The mere
existence of modern weapons … is a sources of horror
and discord and distrust. ~ John
cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those
to whom they entrust the minds of their children
a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom they
entrust the care of their plumbing. -- John
that consciousness is power. Consciousness is education
and knowledge. Consciousness is becoming aware. It
is the perfect vehicle for students. Consciousness-raising
is pertinent for power, and be sure that power will
not be abusively used, but used for building trust
and goodwill domestically and internationally. Tomorrow's
world is yours to build.
If any man tells you he loves America, yet hates labor,
he is a liar. If any man tells you he trusts America,
yet fears labor, he is a fool.
trust in a higher power that wants me to survive and
have love in my life, is what keeps me moving forward.
I think the most important issue we have as a people
is what we started, and that is to begin to trust
our own thinking again and belive in ourselves enough
to think that we can articulate our own vision of
the future and then work to make sure that that vision
becomes a reality.
you have a great ambition, take as big a step as possible
in the direction of fulfilling it.
The step may only be a tiny one, but trust that it may be
the largest one possible for now."
-- Mildred McAfee
young, free to act on their initiative, can lead their
elders in the direction of the unknown... The children,
the young, must ask the questions that we would never
think to ask, but enough trust must be re-established
so that the elders will be permitted to work with
them on the answers."
believe democracy requires a ‘sacred contract’ between
journalists and those who put their trust in us to
tell them what we can about how the world really works.”
have learned the simple truth, as Emerson said that
the only way to have a friend is to be one. We can
gain no lasting peace if we approach it with suspicion
or mistrust or with fear.
kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice
melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust,
and hostility to evaporate.
We should remember in our dealings with animals that
they are a sacred trust to us from our heavenly Father.
They are dumb and cannot speak for themselves.
be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts,
nor even to found a school, but to so love wisdom
as to live according to its dictates a life of simplicity,
independence, magnanimity and trust.”
The human heart is the first home of democracy. It
is where we embrace our questions: Can we be equitable?
Can we be generous? Can we listen with our whole beings,
not just our minds, and offer our attention rather
than our opinion? And do we have enough resolve in
our hearts to act courageously, relentlessly, without
giving up, trusting our fellow citizens to join us
in our determined pursuit—a living democracy?