Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth.— Franklin D. Roosevelt
Simplistic Ethics And Integrity quotations
Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity.
Do the right thing because it is right.
Stand for something. Don't quest for popularity at the expense of morality and ethics and honesty.
Speak with honesty, think with sincerity, act with integrity.
It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.
A man has to live with himself, and he should see to it that he always has good company
Integrity is not a conditional word. It doesn't blow in the wind or change with the weather.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody is going to know whether you did it or not.
I am sure that in estimating every man's value either in private or public life, a pure integrity is the quality we take first into calculation, and that learning and talents are only the second.
Integrity is not something that grownups have and adolescents can aspire to.
Integrity is something that all of us, at all ages, are constantly striving for.
Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess.
You can't have a million dollar dream with a minimum wage work ethic.
Don't make misrepresentations to anyone you deal with.
If you believe the other person may have misunderstood you, correct any misunderstanding you find exists. Honesty is integral to ethical behavior, and trustworthiness is essential for good, lasting relationships.
We don't set out to save the world; we set out to wonder how other people are doing and to reflect on how our actions affect other people's hearts.
A little integrity is better than any career.
Integrity is choosing your thoughts and actions based on values rather than personal gain.
A person who is fundamentally honest doesn't need a code of ethics.
The Ten Commandments and the Sermon on the Mount are all the ethical code anybody needs.
If you build that foundation, both the moral and the ethical foundation, as well as the business foundation, and the experience foundation, then the building won't crumble.
No one can be happy who has been thrust outside the pale of truth.
And there are two ways that one can be removed from this realm: by lying, or by being lied to.
Integrity is doing the right thing even when no one is watching.
Integrity, probity, ethics and transparency is needed but most important is the culture of discipline
Conscience is that still, small voice that is sometimes too loud for comfort.
The time has come for all evangelists to practice full financial disclosure.
The world is watching how we walk and how we talk. We must have the highest standards of morality, ethics and integrity if we are to continue to have influence.
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
It seems to me as I reviewed the literature that, with few exceptions, the more confident were the prescriptions about how to behave with ethics and integrity, the further removed was the author from the life and work of the everyday manager.
The character ethic, which I believe to be the foundation of success, teaches that there are basic principles of effective living, and that people can only experience true success and enduring happiness as they learn and integrate these principles into their basic character.
Some things transcend politics and policy and the lust for power.
Truth, honesty, integrity, decency and fairness are immutable values. They are the ethical substance of life. They ought to be cherished. To sell them out is to sell one's soul.
Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you.
The highest courage is to dare to be yourself in the face of adversity.
Choosing right over wrong, ethic over convenience, and truth over popularity ... these are choices that measure your life. Travel the path of integrity without looking back, for there is never a wrong time to do the right thing.
I think leadership is more than being able to cross the t's and dot the i's.
It's about character and integrity and work ethic.
In Survivor and Finder's Fee, it is about what you would do if you could get away with it. Survivor is about your own integrity and where you draw your own ethical and moral lines. There are no rules.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.
If there is a mutual respect between players and coaches, that keeps the team honest and makes for a very healthy environment which in turn promotes other important qualities such as work ethic, integrity and a positive atmosphere for competing and winning.
I never did, or countenanced, in public life, a single act inconsistent with the strictest good faith; having never believed there was one code of morality for a public, and another for a private man.
Decide on what you think is right, and stick to it.
Integrity is doing the right thing when no one is watching.
The practice of conservation must spring from a conviction of what is ethically and aesthetically right, as well as what is economically expedient. A thing is right only when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the community, and the community includes the soil, waters, fauna, and flora, as well as people.
We have also set up the national institute for ethics.
This institute and also the implementation of the national integrity plan, that will certainly do the follow up that is necessary for this.
Integrity, a standard of personal morality and ethics, is not relative to the situation you happen to find yourself in and doesn't sell out to expediency. Its short supply is getting shorter - but without it, leadership is a facade.
Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity than a rich man who is crooked in his ways.
We are double-edged blades, and every time we whet our virtue the return stroke strops our vice.
Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right.
Both wit and understanding are trifles without integrity.
Sometimes I am convinced there is nothing wrong with this country that couldn't be cured by the magical implantation of ethical standards on us all - leaders and followers. Until that becomes doable, the Center for Public Integrity is just about the best thing we have going for us.
There can be no question of holding forth on ethics.
I have seen people behave badly with great morality and I note every day that integrity has no need of rules