Honesty is a very expensive gift. Don't expect it from cheap people.
There are some things that, if you say them out loud, will hurt the other person's feelings. I tend to say them anyway. It's better to be honest.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Mistakes are a great educator when one is honest enough to admit them and willing to learn from them.
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The first step toward greatness is to be honest.
Wisdom and deep intelligence require an honest appreciation of mystery.
Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity.
Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest.
He that jokes confesses.
I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
Locks keep out only the honest.
Speak with honesty, think with sincerity, act with integrity.
It is a fine thing to be honest, but it is also very important to be right.
All faults may be forgiven of him who has perfect candor.
My guiding principles in life are to be honest, genuine, thoughtful and caring.
THE EDGE, there is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over.
Confess you were wrong yesterday; it will show you are wise today.
Honest hearts produce honest actions.
Respect is earned, Honesty is appreciated, Love is gained and Loyalty is returned.
We can love an honest rogue, but what is more offensive than a false saint?
The things that have always been important: to be a good man, to try to live my life the way God would have me, to turn it over to Him that His will might be worked in my life, to do my work without looking back, to give it all I've got, and to take pride in my work as an honest performer.
To live outside the law, you must be honest.
Honesty is the best policy.
Pretty much all the honest truth-telling there is in the world is done by children.
You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another. Leviticus 19:11
Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it'll always get you the right ones.
Teach thy tongue to say I do not know and thou shalt progress.
Me, I'm dishonest, and you can always trust a dishonest man to be dishonest.
Honestly, it's the honest ones you have to watch out for.
It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.
They are so filthy and bestial that no honest man would admit one into his house for a water-closet doormat.
Seek not the favor of the multitude; it is seldom got by honest and lawful means. But seek the testimony of few; and number not voices, but weigh them.
The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
The Catholic and the Communist are alike in assuming that an opponent cannot be both honest and intelligent.
Confessed faults are half-mended.
Where is the man who has the strength to be true, and to show himself as he is?
People who are brutally honest get more satisfaction out of the brutality than out of the honesty.
Honesty is for the most par less profitable than dishonesty.
Oh, what a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive!
I respect those who tell me the truth, no matter how hard it is.
Honesty is a question of right or wrong, not a matter of policy.
Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God.
People may or may not say what they mean.
.. but they always say something designed to get what they want.
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
To confess a fault freely is the next thing to being innocent of it.
I had six honest serving men. They taught me all I knew. Their names were: Where, What, When, Why, How and Who.
Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.
It's easy to be taken advantage of if you're not honest.
The true measure of life is not length, but honesty.
There is one way to find out if a man is honest; ask him! If he says yes you know he's crooked.
We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.
Try to put your happiness before anyone else's, because you may never have done so in your entire life, if you really think about it, if you are really honest with yourself.
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.
One of the chief misfortunes of honest people is that they are cowardly.