All faults may be forgiven of him who has perfect candor.
— Walt Whitman

candor is the brightest gem of criticism.
Benjamin Disraeli candor quote

Candor is a proof of both a just frame of mind, and of a good tone of breeding. It is a quality that belongs equally to the honest man and to the gentleman.
— James Fenimore Cooper

Every trait of beauty may be referred to some virtue, as to innocence, candor, generosity, modesty, or heroism. St. Pierre To cultivate the sense of the beautiful, is one of the most effectual ways of cultivating an appreciation of the divine goodness.
— Christian Nevell Bovee

Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.
— candor quotation by Tacitus