To laugh often and love much; to win the respect of intelligent persons and the affection of children; to earn the approbation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty.— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Stunning Not Honest quotations
Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it'll always get you the right ones.
Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it’ll always get you the right ones
Unless you're ashamed of yourself now and then, you're not honest
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
I think, being emotional is this thing that people think you're not strong.
They don't look at you as a strong person, and it's weird 'cuz honestly being emotional has nothing to do with your strength.
The simple step of a courageous individual is not to take part in the lie.
"One word of truth outweighs the world.
He who dares not offend cannot be honest.
Being honest may not get you many friends, but it'll always get you the right ones.
Be honest with yourself. The world is not honest with you. The world loves hypocrisy. When you are honest with yourself you find the road to inner peace.
An Honest politician will not be tolerated by a democracy unless he is very stupid ... because only a very stupid man can honestly share the prejudices of more than half the nation.
I can't imagine anything worse than trying to impress a girl with dinner.
To be honest, I'm always impressing myself, not other people.
I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person.
It is not the criminals who arouse the hatred of others, but the men who are honest.
If I'm honest with you, you might not like me for a day or two.
But if I lie to you, you're going to hate me forever.
I do honestly and sincerely believe in the necessity or desirability of Hindu-Muslim unity. I am also fully prepared to trust the Muslim leaders. But what about the injunctions of the Koran and Hadis? The leaders cannot over-ride them. Are we then doomed? I hope not. I hope your learned mind and wise head will find some way out of this difficulty.
Dare to be honest and fear no labor.
When we are debating an issue, loyalty means giving me your honest opinion, whether you think I'll like it or not. Disagreement, at this state, stimulates me. But once a decision is made, the debate ends. From that point on, loyalty means executing the decision as if it were your own.
People of integrity and honesty not only practice what they preach, they are what they preach.
The test of a government is not how popular it is with the powerful and privileged few but how honestly and fairly it deals with the many who must depend on it.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy tales and I like them best of all.
In an honest service there is thin commons, low wages, and hard labor;
in this, plenty and satiety, pleasure and ease, liberty and power; and who would not balance creditor on this side, when all the hazard that is run for it, at worst, is only a sour look or two at choking. No, a merry life and a short one, shall be my motto.
If you tell the truth you do not need a good memory!
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.
Be silly. Be honest. Be kind.
If honest of heart and uprightness before God were lacking or if I did not patiently wait on God for instruction, or if I preferred the counsel of my fellow-men to the declarations of the Word of God, I made great mistakes.
As I have said, the first thing is to be honest with yourself.
You can never have an impact on society if you have not changed yourself... Great peacemakers are all people of integrity, of honesty, but humility.
I think it's a sacrifice that you have to make, because you lay yourself open for people to accuse and disrespect you. But it's worth it. It's worth it because not too many people are too honest anymore.
May we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
Freedom is for honest people. No man who is not himself honest can be free – he is his own trap.
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Where's the church, who took the steeple, Religion's in the hands of some crazy ass people, Television preachers with bad hair and dimples, The God's honest truth is, it's not that simple
To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest
A lot of people say if they could go back in time they would not change anything. But, to be honest with you, I like it and I don't like it. I like the fact that all I went through as a youngster made me a great man, but just goin' through what I went through - I wouldn't wanna go through that again. I wouldn't wish that on nobody.
I never was an Abolitionest, not even what could be called anti slavery, but I try to judge farely and honestly and it become patent to my mind early in the rebellion that the North and South could never live at peace with each other except as one nation, and that without Slavery.
The childless experts on child raising also bring tears of laughter to my eyes when they say, I love children because they're so honest. There is not an agent in the CIA or the KGB who knows how to conceal the theft of food, how to fake being asleep, or how to forge a parent's signature like a child.
I don't want perfect, I want honest !
Seek not the favor of the multitude; it is seldom got by honest and lawful means. But seek the testimony of few; and number not voices, but weigh them.
We want the full works of citizenship with no reservations.
We will accept nothing less . . . This condition of freedom, equality, and democracy is not the gift of gods. It is the task of men, yes, men, brave men, honest men, determined men.
Out of our first century of national life we evolved the ethical principle that it was not right or just that an honest and industrious man should live and die in misery. He was entitled to some degree of sympathy and security. Our conscience declared against the honest workman's becoming a pauper, but our eyes told us that he very often did.
Let us not be a society where honest in public equals weird.
If I were not an atheist, I would believe in a God who would choose to save people on the basis of the totality of their lives and not the pattern of their words. I think he would prefer an honest and righteous atheist to a TV preacher whose every word is God, God, God, and whose every deed is foul, foul, foul.
You must obey this now for a law, that he that will not work shall not eat (except by sickness he be disabled). For the labors of thirty or forty honest and industrious men shall not be consumed to maintain a hundred and fifty idle loiterers.
Being busy does not always mean real work.
The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.
As Chloe, I can honestly say I've never uttered a syllable of a curse word, not even behind closed doors.
You may be a well-educated, clever and virtuous person, but those qualities will not necessarily make you a successful businessman. You must give your best to each and every task you take on, and reflect on your performance with an honest and unprejudiced eye.