Trust But Verify: The 48 Laws of Peace
No 2. Put faith in others, but ensure accountability.
Доверяй, но проверяй.
–Russian Proverb popularized by Ronald Reagan near the end of the Cold War
Trust animates peaceful and prosperous societies. And trust grows within a scaffolding of mutual accountability. Such scaffolding can include good rules and processes but must begin in the human heart.
That means you have to be worthy of trust. That means you must practice integrity—consciously and continuously—in thought, word, and deed.
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