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  1. Picture quote by Roy Bennett about curiosity

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

  2. Picture quote by Sayings about wisdom

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

  3. Picture quote about respect

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

  4. Picture quote by William Shakespeare about honesty

    No legacy is so rich as honesty. ⏤ William Shakespeare

  5. Picture quote by Joubert Botha about truth

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

  6. Picture quote by Spencer Johnson about integrity

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

  7. Picture quote by Robert Burns about character

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

  8. Picture quote by Benjamin Franklin about honesty

    Honesty is the best policy. ⏤ Benjamin Franklin

  9. Picture quote by Dwight D. Eisenhower about honesty

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

  10. Picture quote by Ze Frank about society

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

  11. Picture quote about honesty

    Honesty has a power that very few people can handle.

  12. Picture quote by Warren Buffett about honesty

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

  13. Picture quote by Steve Landesberg about policy

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

  14. 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

  15. 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

What are the best honesty quotations?

Below you can read the best quotes about honesty of all times. Some of the top sayings from famous people here to read and remember. Access the best honesty quotations. Top honesty sayings on images and beautiful affirmations. Enjoy and bookmark favorite ones.

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

Marcus Aurelius

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

Warren Buffett

Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom.

Thomas Jefferson

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

Groucho Marx

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

Oscar Wilde

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

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

Zig Ziglar

Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.

Sigmund Freud

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

Daniel Webster

He that jokes confesses.

Italian Proverbs

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

George Washington

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

Walt Whitman

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

Winston Churchill

Honest hearts produce honest actions.

Brigham Young

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


To live outside the law, you must be honest.

Bob Dylan

Honesty is the best policy.

Benjamin Franklin

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


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


It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.


Confessed faults are half-mended.

Scottish Proverbs

Honesty is for the most par less profitable than dishonesty.


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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Richard J. Needham

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

Publilius Syrus

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

David Mamet

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

John Ruskin

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


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

Walter Scott

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

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

Freeman Thomas

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

John Lyly

Honesty prospers in every condition of life.

Friedrich von Schiller

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

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Irony is just honesty with the volume cranked up.

George Saunders

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

Paulo Coelho

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

Christian Nevell Bovee

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

F. Scott Fitzgerald

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

Thomas Carlyle

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

William Shakespeare

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

George Bernard Shaw

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

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

People who talk much say nothing.


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

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

William James

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

James Allen

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

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

We are franker towards others than towards ourselves.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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


All cruel people describe themselves as paragons of frankness.

Tennessee (Thomas Lanier) Williams

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

Saint Augustine

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


He who denies all, confesses all.


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

Henry Fielding

No one can earn a million dollars honestly.

William Jennings Bryan

Just be honest with yourself. That opens the door.

Vernon Howard

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

Oscar Wilde

A confession has to be part of your new life.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

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


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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

Immanuel Kant

Dare to be honest and fear no labor.

Robert Burns

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

Stephen Vincent Benet

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

Spencer Johnson

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

Scottish Proverbs

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

Criss Jami

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

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

Noel Coward

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

Noel Coward

A man is sorry to be honest for nothing.


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

Rodney Dangerfield

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

Mary Kay Ash

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

Nothing resembles an honest man more than a cheat.


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


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

Michael Moriarty

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

Judith Martin

Everybody has a little bit of Watergate in him.

Billy Graham

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

Thomas Kretschmann

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

Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you've got it made.

George Burns

I lost my sense of trust, honesty and compassion. I crashed down and became what I consider an emotional mess. I've never been so miserable in my whole life. I just wanted to go to bed and never get up.

Shania Twain

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

Richard Whately

Be prepared and be honest.

John Wooden

Honesty shines like a light through your eyes.


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

Thomas Otway

Some persons are likable in spite of their unswerving integrity.

Don Marquis

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

Don Marquis

Would you want to do business with a person who was 99% honest?

Sidney Madwed

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

Anita Brookner

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

Joni Mitchell

Concentration is my motto -- first honesty, then industry, then concentration.

Andrew Carnegie

I believe fundamental honesty is the keystone of business.

Harvey S. Firestone

Oh for someone with a heart, head and hand. Whatever they call them, what do I care, aristocrat, democrat, autocrat, just be it one that can rule and dare not lie.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

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