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Honesty Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Honesty

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Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

Related topics: Wisdom Values Best-Quotes

Only good comes from being honest and true.
Only harm and suffering cone from falsehood.
It doesn't always feel as if good comes from truth and honesty,
but, in the long run, it does.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess,
and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.
- Josh Billings

I believe fundamental honesty is the keystone of business.
- Harvey S. Firestone

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Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
- Mark Twain

The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return.
It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.
- Arthur C. Clarke

For the merchant, even honesty is a financial speculation.
- Charles Baudelaire


 

Drawing is the honesty of the art.
There is no possibility of cheating.
It is either good or bad.
- Salvador Dali

Your conscience is the measure of the honesty of your selfishness.
Listen to it carefully.
- Richard Bach

All stories should have some honesty and truth in them,
otherwise you're just playing about.
- Nigel Kneale

In my time, we served with noble and ethical leaders:
Gerry Ford,
Bob Michael, John Rhodes, men of impeccable honesty.
We didn't have anybody locked up for a violation of ethics.
- Pete McCloskey

Philip Larkin has a tough honesty and sense of humor
that I find irresistible,
as a contemporary poet.
- Robert Morgan

Neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only
friends won by good deeds,
merit, and honesty.
- Sallust

I think it requires a bit of honesty,
Swan Lake.
- Graeme Murphy

All men profess honesty as long as they can.
To believe all men honest would be folly.
To believe none so is something worse.
- John Quincy Adams

Industry, economy, honesty, and kindness form a quartet
of virtues that will never be improved upon.
- James Oliver

The important things are children, honesty,
integrity and faith.
- Andy Williams

Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.
- Plato

True country music is honesty, sincerity,
and real life to the hilt.
- Garth Brooks

The high road is always respected.
Honesty and integrity are always rewarded.
- Scott Hamilton

Honesty is the most single most important factor having
a direct bearing on the final success of an individual,
corporation, or product.
- Ed McMahon

Give your time and efforts freely or not at all.
When you are tempted to say,
"Oh, if I have to, I'll skip my golf game
and watch my daughter play soccer," don't do it.
Either generate the heart-felt emotion
to make the free-will gift,
"I'd love to watch your game today, Sandy,"
or the honesty to decline the request gracefully.
Martyrdom doesn't create happiness
for any of the parties involved.
An honest, "No" is preferable to a coerced "Yes."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.
- Plutarch

Honesty is a good thing, but it is not profitable to
its possessor unless it is kept under control.
- Don Marquis

It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked
by honesty and how few by deceit.
- Noel Coward

Almost any difficulty will move in the face of honesty.
When I am honest I never feel stupid.
And when I am honest I am automatically humble.
- Hugh Prather

Honesty will never break you.
- Kate Hudson

Acting is all about truth and honesty,
and the sensitivity that's capable of transporting you.
- Thomas Kretschmann

Good design begins with honesty, asks tough questions,
comes from collaboration and from trusting your intuition.
- Freeman Thomas

Three simple words - freedom, justice and honesty.
These sum up what the Liberal Democrats stand for.
- Charles Kennedy

He that loseth his honesty hath nothing else to lose.
- John Lyly

Sexuality is a big issue, but there are others -
how much you commit to a relationship,
to social obligation, to honesty and being honest with yourself.
- Ang Lee

Party honesty is party expediency.
- Grover Cleveland

Honesty is never seen sitting astride the fence.
- Lemuel K. Washburn

If money, education, and honesty will not bring to me as much privilege,
as much equality as they bring to any American citizen,
then they are to me a curse, and not a blessing.
- John Hope

The most important thing in acting is honesty.
If you can fake that, you've got it made.
- George Burns

I'm a firm believer in absolute honesty.
- Frank Langella

Achievements on the golf course are not what matters,
decency and honesty are what matter.
- Tiger Woods

An autobiography is not about pictures;
it's about the stories; it's about honesty and as much
truth as you can tell without coming too close to other people's privacy.
- Boris Becker

Honesty does not always bring a response of love,
but it is absolutely essential to it.
- Ray Blanton

Honesty is very sexy.
- Valerie Bertinelli

The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty,
character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.
- Zig Ziglar

Honesty is the cruelest game of all,
because not only can you hurt someone -
and hurt them to the bone -
you can feel self-righteous about it at the same time.
- Dave Van Ronk

Honesty may be the best policy,
but it's important to remember that apparently, by elimination,
dishonesty is the second-best policy.
- George Carlin

Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
- Kin Hubbard

Honesty is as much saying everything as it is saying what is true.
- Richard Snelling

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
- Noel Coward

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success,
without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
- Mary Kay Ash

The first question at that time in poetry was simply the question of honesty,
of sincerity.
- George Oppen

Let none of us delude himself by supposing that honesty
is always the best policy.
It is not.
- Dean Inge

Intellectual honesty is the quality that the public
in free countries always has expected of historians;
much more than that it does not expect,
nor often get.
- Samuel E. Morison

Both politicians and journalists face situations which
strain their honesty and humanity.
My opinion is that politicians on the average stand
up somewhat better than journalists.
- John McCarthy

I think there's a form of honesty, because I used to
be very honest with the press,
and then it backfired on me, and I understood it.
- Shia LaBeouf

I like honesty and fair play.
- Marcus Garvey

But I love honesty, and, therefore; do I make great account of facts.
- Gerrit Smith

I am a very conscientious golfer.
I count every stroke.
I learned to play that way.
That is the only way I can play.
It taught me to be honest.
There is no greater virtue than honesty.
- Martin Sheen

The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty.
- Abu Bakr

Not really in all honesty because until you take control
of your own health and go to your own doctor and have
your own doctor tell you what's going to work for you.
- Star Jones

Acting is all about honesty.
If you can fake that, you've got it made.
- George Burns

That's a wonderful thing, because one of the primary
qualities of a good performance is honesty.
- Roberta Flack

When I do documentaries, my best information ends up
on the cutting-room floor.
People have trouble dealing with sexual honesty.
- Betty Dodson

TV is a major force in our lives - a FORCE.
It must be handled very carefully, both its censure
and its artistic honesty.
- Bill Bixby

I have built my reputation on honesty,
I have sometimes been too honest.
- David Blunkett

Honesty is as rare as a man without self-pity.
- Stephen Vincent Benet

Washington's entire honesty of mind and his fearless
look into the face of all facts are qualities which
can never go out of fashion and which we should all do well to imitate.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

They envy the distinction I have won;
let them therefore,
envy my toils, my honesty, and the methods by which I gained it.
- Sallust

Honesty is all you need.
- Cass Elliot

I feel honesty always works.
- Bobby Unser

It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything.
I am strongly in favor of common sense,
common honesty, and common decency.
This makes me forever ineligible for public office.
- H. L. Mencken

A sarcastic person has a superiority complex that can
be cured only by the honesty of humility.
- Lawrence G. Lovasik

I'd much rather have the honesty than not.
Because if you will say what's on your mind and get it off your chest,
then the sooner I can prove you wrong!
- Garth Brooks


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