„We must trust to nothing but facts“

—  Antoine Lavoisier, Context: We must trust to nothing but facts: These are presented to us by Nature, and cannot deceive. We ought, in every instance, to submit our reasoning to the test of experiment, and never to search for truth but by the natural road of experiment and observation. pp. xviii
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„The fact is there is nothing that you can trust; and that is a terrible fact, whether you like it or not. Psychologically, there is nothing in the world that you can put your faith, your trust, or your belief in. Neither your gods, nor your science can save you, can bring you psychological certainty; and you have to accept that you can trust in absolutely nothing.“

—  Jiddu Krishnamurti Indian spiritual philosopher 1895 - 1986
Context: The fact is there is nothing that you can trust; and that is a terrible fact, whether you like it or not. Psychologically, there is nothing in the world that you can put your faith, your trust, or your belief in. Neither your gods, nor your science can save you, can bring you psychological certainty; and you have to accept that you can trust in absolutely nothing. That is a scientific fact, as well as a psychological fact. Because, your leaders — religious and political — and your books — sacred and profane — have all failed, and you are still confused, in misery, in conflict. So, that is an absolute, undeniable fact. Bombay, Second Public Talk (25 February 1962)

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„I trust, and nothing that happens disturbs my trust.“

—  Helen Keller American author and political activist 1880 - 1968

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„In God we trust. All others must bring data.“

—  W. Edwards Deming American professor, author, and consultant 1900 - 1993
Earliest attestation 1978; see Statistics. Frequently attributed to Deming; it appears in The Deming Management Method, by Mary Walton, 1986, p. 96 https://books.google.com/books?id=4tPlxq76ssYC&pg=PA96&dq=%22in%20god%20we%20trust.%20all%20others%20must%20use%20data.%22, without any attribution, to Deming or anyone else: Chapter 20: Doing It with Data: "In God we trust. All others must bring data." If there is a credo for statisticians, it is that.

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„We must not hate humanity, or despise humanity, or refuse to help humanity; but we must not trust humanity; in the sense of trusting a trend in human nature which cannot turn back to bad things.“

—  G. K. Chesterton English mystery novelist and Christian apologist 1874 - 1936
Context: The Church never said that wrongs could not or should not be righted; or that commonwealths could not or should not be made happier; or that it was not worth while to help them in secular and material things; or that it is not a good thing if manners become milder, or comforts more common, or cruelties more rare. But she did say that we must not count on the certainty even of comforts becoming more common or cruelties more rare; as if this were an inevitable social trend towards a sinless humanity; instead of being as it was a mood of man, and perhaps a better mood, possibly to be followed by a worse one. We must not hate humanity, or despise humanity, or refuse to help humanity; but we must not trust humanity; in the sense of trusting a trend in human nature which cannot turn back to bad things. "My Six Conversions, § II : When the World Turned Back" in The Wells and the Shallows (1935)

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„We must begin to trust each other if this country is to progress the way we want it to. But before that we have to lay the preparatory work to engender that trust by building relationships every day.“

—  Joni Madraiwiwi Fijian politician 1957 - 2016
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