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Picture quote by Roy Bennett about curiosity

Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity. ⏤ Roy Bennett

Picture quote by Sayings about wisdom

Speak with honesty, think with sincerity, act with integrity. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote about respect

Respect is earned, Honesty is appreciated, Love is gained and Loyalty is returned.

Picture quote by William Shakespeare about honesty

No legacy is so rich as honesty. ⏤ William Shakespeare

Picture quote by Joubert Botha about truth

I respect those who tell me the truth, no matter how hard it is. ⏤ Joubert Botha

Picture quote by Robert Burns about character

Dare to be honest and fear no labor. ⏤ Robert Burns

Picture quote by Spencer Johnson about integrity

Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people. ⏤ Spencer Johnson

Picture quote by Benjamin Franklin about honesty

Honesty is the best policy. ⏤ Benjamin Franklin

Picture quote by Dwight D. Eisenhower about honesty

May we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion. ⏤ Dwight D. Eisenhower

Picture quote by Ze Frank about society

Let us not be a society where honest in public equals weird. ⏤ Ze Frank

Picture quote by Warren Buffett about honesty

Honesty is a very expensive gift. Don't expect it from cheap people. ⏤ Warren Buffett

Picture quote by Steve Landesberg about policy

Honesty is the best policy, but insanity is a better defense. ⏤ Steve Landesberg

Picture quote by Roy Bennett about honesty

Honesty is doing what you know is right. Integrity is doing what is right and truthful. ⏤ Roy Bennett

Picture quote about honesty

Honesty has a power that very few people can handle.

Picture quote by Daniel Dennett about trick

The chief trick to making good mistakes is not to hide them - especially not from yourself. ⏤ Daniel Dennett

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Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect.

Marcus Aurelius, emperor

Honesty is a very expensive gift. Don't expect it from cheap people.

Warren Buffett, business magnate

Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom.

Thomas Jefferson, president

The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.

Groucho Marx, comedian

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

I look for these qualities and characteristics in people. Honesty is number one, respect, and absolutely the third would have to be loyalty.

Summer Altice, model

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

Zig Ziglar, author

Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.

Sigmund Freud, psychologist

There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.

Daniel Webster, politician

He that jokes confesses.

Italian Proverbs,

It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.

George Washington, president

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

Walt Whitman, poet

It is a fine thing to be honest, but it is also very important to be right.

Winston Churchill, politician

Honest hearts produce honest actions.

Brigham Young, leader

Confess you were wrong yesterday; it will show you are wise today.


To live outside the law, you must be honest.

Bob Dylan, singer songwriter

Honesty is the best policy.

Benjamin Franklin, president

Teach thy tongue to say I do not know and thou shalt progress.

Maimonides, philosopher

You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another. Leviticus 19:11


It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.

Ovid, poet

Honesty is for the most par less profitable than dishonesty.

Plato, philosopher

Confessed faults are half-mended.

Scottish Proverbs,

Where is the man who has the strength to be true, and to show himself as he is?

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

People who are brutally honest get more satisfaction out of the brutality than out of the honesty.

Richard J. Needham, cartoonist

People may or may not say what they mean... but they always say something designed to get what they want.

David Mamet, dramatist

To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.

John Ruskin, writer

To confess a fault freely is the next thing to being innocent of it.

Publilius Syrus, writer

Honesty is a question of right or wrong, not a matter of policy.


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

Freeman Thomas, designer

Oh, what a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive!

Walter Scott, novelist

There is one way to find out if a man is honest; ask him! If he says yes you know he's crooked.

Groucho Marx, comedian

The true measure of life is not length, but honesty.

John Lyly, writer

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

Christian Nevell Bovee,

Irony is just honesty with the volume cranked up.

George Saunders, writer

No such thing as a man willing to be honest --that would be like a blind man willing to see.

F. Scott Fitzgerald, author

Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less rascal in the world.

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

Honesty prospers in every condition of life.

Friedrich von Schiller, poet

Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.

Paulo Coelho, novelist

It is not the criminal things that are hardest to confess, but the ridiculous and the shameful.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, philosopher

We must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

Honesty is the best policy. If I lose mine honor, I lose myself.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

There is no right way to do something wrong.


Open confession is good for the soul.

Scottish Proverbs,

You can never lose anything that really belongs to you, and you can't keep that which belongs to someone else.

Edgar Cayce, celebrity

People who talk much say nothing.


Act in earnest and you will become earnest in all you do.

William James, philosopher

I always tell it like it is is the long way of saying, I'm a jerk.

Michael Lipsey,

Honesty is a very expensive gift, don’t expect it from cheap people.

Warren Buffett, business magnate

Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.

James Allen, author

No one is wise or safe, but they that are honest.

Sir Walter Raleigh,

An honest man's the noblest work of God.

Alexander Pope, poet

We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

Just be honest with yourself. That opens the door.

Vernon Howard, author

We are franker towards others than towards ourselves.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

No one can earn a million dollars honestly.

William Jennings Bryan, lawyer

All cruel people describe themselves as paragons of frankness.

Tennessee (Thomas Lanier) Williams,

It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.

Saint Augustine, philosopher

Without adversity a person hardly knows whether they are honest or not.

Henry Fielding, novelist

He who denies all, confesses all.


A wise man admits his weaknesses. I'd admit mine if I had any.


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

Plutarch, philosopher

Honesty is as rare as a man without self-pity.

Stephen Vincent Benet, poet

When a man is penalized for honesty he learns to lie.

Criss Jami, philosopher

A thread will tie an honest man better than a chain a rogue.

Scottish Proverbs,

Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.

Spencer Johnson,

A confession has to be part of your new life.

Ludwig Wittgenstein, philosopher

It is impossible for a man to be cheated by anyone but himself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Trade is much superior to piracy. You can rob and kill a man but once, but you can cheat him again and again.

Louis L'Amour, author

From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned.

Immanuel Kant, philosopher

Dare to be honest and fear no labor.

Robert Burns, poet

An honest man is the best thing on the sod; but a mother and her babe is the noblest work of God.


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

Mary Kay Ash, businesswoman

Nothing resembles an honest man more than a cheat.


Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised, or a little mistaken.

Jane Austen, writer

The great consolation in life is to say what one thinks.

Voltaire, writer

I saved a girl from being attacked last night. I controlled myself.

Rodney Dangerfield, comedian

Anything well written with good language and clarity and honesty is worth doing. It comes out of the same tradition as Shakespeare.

Michael Moriarty, actor

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

Thomas Kretschmann, actor

Everybody has a little bit of Watergate in him.

Billy Graham, evangelist

Honesty has come to mean the privilege of insulting you to your face without expecting redress.

Judith Martin, author

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

Noel Coward, playwright

There's a place for all types of country music as long as there is honesty and realness and a real human experience for the fans.

Wynonna Judd, musician

A man is sorry to be honest for nothing.

Ovid, poet

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

Noel Coward, playwright

There are things to confess that enrich the world, and things that need not be said.

Joni Mitchell, musician

No legacy is so rich as honesty.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

I think that if I ever have kids, and they are upset, I won't tell them that people are starving in China or anything like that because it wouldn't change the fact that they were upset. And even if somebody else has it much worse, that doesn't really change the fact that you have what you have.

Stephen Chbosky, novelist

Confession, alas, is the new handshake.

Richard D. Rosen,

A few honest men are better than numbers.

Oliver Cromwell, soldier

The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don't let them put you in that position.

Leo Buscaglia, author

I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.

George Washington, president

Honesty is the best policy; but he who is governed by that maxim is not an honest man.

Richard Whately, writer

Some persons are likable in spite of their unswerving integrity.

Don Marquis, poet

Be prepared and be honest.

John Wooden, coach

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

Don Marquis, poet

No blame should attach to telling the truth. But it does, it does.

Anita Brookner, historian

Honesty shines like a light through your eyes.


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, writer

Honest men are the soft easy cushions on which knaves repose and fatten.

Thomas Otway, dramatist

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