quote by Miyamoto Musashi

Do not think dishonestly... Distinguish between gain and loss in worldly matters. Develop intuitive judgement and understanding for everything. Perceive those things which cannot be seen. Pay attention even to trifles. Do nothing which is of no use.

— Miyamoto Musashi

Devotion Dishonest quotations

Dishonest quote The most dangerous man, to any government, is the man who is able to think thing

The most dangerous man, to any government, is the man who is able to think things out for himself... Almost inevitably, he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane, and intolerable.

It is less of a problem to be poor, than to be dishonest.

Ordinary fools are all right; you can talk to them, and try to help them out. But pompous fools-guys who are fools and are covering it all over and impressing people as to how wonderful they are with all this hocus pocus-THAT, I CANNOT STAND! An ordinary fool isn't a faker; an honest fool is all right. But a dishonest fool is terrible!

Dishonest quote To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest

To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest

The great enemy of truth is very often not the lie--deliberate, contrived and dishonest--but the myth--persistent, persuasive and unrealistic. Too often we hold fast to the cliches of our forebears. We subject all facts to a prefabricated set of interpretations. We enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.

I would say that today, dishonesty is the rule, and honesty the exception.

It could be, statistically, that more people are honest than dishonest, but the few that really control things are not honest, and that tips the balance.

The only differences one can and should allow in socialism are between hard working people and idlers and between honest people and dishonest people.

The only differences one can and should allow in socialism are between hard working people and idlers and between honest people and dishonest people.

Sure there are dishonest men in local government.

But there are dishonest men in national government too.

I think schools generally do an effective and terribly damaging job of teaching children to be infantile, dependent, intellectually dishonest, passive and disrespectful to their own developmental capacities.

Nixon was the most dishonest individual I have ever met in my life.

He lied to his wife, his family, his friends, his colleagues in the Congress, lifetime members of his own political party, the American people and the world.

To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.

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.

I believe no amount of business school training or work experience can teach what is ultimately a matter of personal character. Businesses are not dishonest or greedy, people are. Thus, a business, successful or not, is merely a reflection of the character of its leadership.

Italians know about human nature - they understand human nature perhaps better than anyone else does. They know that people are weak and greedy and lazy and dishonest and they just try to make the best of it; to work around it.

It is strange how in some things honest people can be dishonest without the slightest compunction.

There was a time in my life when being dishonest with women was the natural way to be. I finally said, "Hey, I have to stop this silliness."

The impulse to acquisition, pursuit of gain, of money, of the greatest possible amount of money, has in itself nothing to do with capitalism. This impulse exists and has existed among waiters, physicians, coachmen, artists, prostitutes, dishonest officials, soldiers, nobles, crusaders, gamblers, and beggars.

There is no right and wrong way to paint except honestly or dishonestly.

Honestly is trying for the bigger thing. Dishonestly is bluffing and getting through a smattering of surface representation with no meaning.

Every man is dishonest who lives upon the labor of others, no matter if he occupies a throne.

Criticizing Israel is not anti-Semitic, and saying so is vile.

But singling out Israel for opprobrium and international sanction - out of all proportion to any other party in the Middle East - is anti-Semitic, and not saying so is dishonest.

Is it less dishonest to do what is wrong because it is not expressly prohibited by written law? Let us hope our moral principles are not yet in that stage of degeneracy.

Integrity is built by defeating the temptation to be dishonest;

humility grows when we refuse to be prideful; and endurance develops every time you reject the temptation to give up.

It is possible that the scrupulously honest man may not grow rich so fast as the unscrupulous and dishonest one; but the success will be of a truer kind, earned without fraud or injustice. And even though a man should for a time be unsuccessful, still he must be honest: better lose all and save character. For character is itself a fortune. . . .

When you meet dishonest people, move them with sincerity.

When you meet violent people, affect them with gentility. When you meet warped people, inspire them with justice. Then the whole world enters your forge.

Dishonest people conceal their faults from themselves as well as others, honest people know and confess them.

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.

The sum and substance of my teaching is this: Don't be dishonest to your vital breath; worship that only, abide in that only, accept it as yourself. And when you worship in this manner, it can lead you anywhere, to any heights- this is the quintessence of my talks.

A dishonest man you can always trust to be dishonest.

All euphemisms are dishonest, but many are designed to make life easier

Before us lie two paths - honesty and dishonesty.

The shortsighted embark on the dishonest path; the wise on the honest. For the wise know the truth; in helping others we help ourselves; and in hurting others we hurt ourselves. Character overshadows money, and trust rises above fame. Honesty is still the best policy.

It is a trick among the dishonest to offer sacrifices that are not needed, or not possible, to avoid making those that are required.

God is clever, but not dishonest.

In order to be profoundly dishonest, a person must have one of two qualities: either he is unscrupulously ambitious, or he is unswervingly egocentric.

I can't forgive a woman who is irresponsible and dishonest

I will not let you (or me) make me dishonest, insincere, emotionally tied-up or constricted, or artificially nice and social, if I can help it.

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