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Positive Quotes about Honesty

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Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

Related topics: Wisdom Values Live-By

Only good comes from being honest and true.
Only harm and suffering cone from falsehood.
It doesn't always feel as if good comes from truth and honesty,
but, in the long run, it does.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
- Mark Twain

Give your time and efforts freely or not at all.
When you are tempted to say,
"Oh, if I have to, I'll skip my golf game
and watch my daughter play soccer," don't do it.
Either generate the heart-felt emotion
to make the free-will gift,
"I'd love to watch your game today, Sandy,"
or the honesty to decline the request gracefully.
Martyrdom doesn't create happiness
for any of the parties involved.
An honest, "No" is preferable to a coerced "Yes."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Drawing is the honesty of the art.
There is no possibility of cheating.
It is either good or bad.
- Salvador Dali

The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return.
It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.
- Arthur C. Clarke

Honesty may be the best policy,
but it's important to remember that apparently, by elimination,
dishonesty is the second-best policy.
- George Carlin

 

For the merchant, even honesty is a financial speculation.
- Charles Baudelaire

Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess,
and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.
- Josh Billings

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
- Thomas Jefferson

I believe fundamental honesty is the keystone of business.
- Harvey S. Firestone

Sexuality is a big issue, but there are others -
how much you commit to a relationship,
to social obligation, to honesty and being honest with yourself.
- Ang Lee

I think it requires a bit of honesty,
Swan Lake.
- Graeme Murphy

Let none of us delude himself by supposing that honesty
is always the best policy.
It is not.
- Dean Inge

It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything.
I am strongly in favor of common sense,
common honesty, and common decency.
This makes me forever ineligible for public office.
- H. L. Mencken

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

Honesty is never seen sitting astride the fence.
- Lemuel K. Washburn

Three simple words - freedom, justice and honesty.
These sum up what the Liberal Democrats stand for.
- Charles Kennedy

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

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

Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty;
inaccuracy,
of dishonesty.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

There is indeed a inherently honesty to it.
- Ben Edwards

That inner voice has both gentleness and clarity.
So to get to authenticity, you really keep going down to the bone,
to the honesty, and the inevitability of something.
- Meredith Monk

Honesty is the most single most important factor having
a direct bearing on the final success of an individual,
corporation, or product.
- Ed McMahon

I feel honesty always works.
- Bobby Unser

The elegance of honesty needs no adornment.
- Merry Browne

Your conscience is the measure of the honesty of your selfishness.
Listen to it carefully.
- Richard Bach

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

More by example than by word, my father taught me logical reasoning,
compassion, love of others, honesty,
and discipline applied with understanding.
- Paul D. Boyer

Washington's entire honesty of mind and his fearless
look into the face of all facts are qualities which
can never go out of fashion and which we should all do well to imitate.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

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

Art, whose honesty must work through artifice,
cannot avoid cheating truth.
- Adrienne Rich

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

A friend to honesty and a foe to crime.
- Allan Pinkerton

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

Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
- Kin Hubbard

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

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

A sarcastic person has a superiority complex that can
be cured only by the honesty of humility.
- Lawrence G. Lovasik

The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty.
- Abu Bakr

Honesty is as much saying everything as it is saying what is true.
- Richard Snelling

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

Honesty is very sexy.
- Valerie Bertinelli

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

And, because there was an honesty about all that was going on.
It connected with the people in the street.
- Ben E. King

Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.
- Plato

That's a wonderful thing, because one of the primary
qualities of a good performance is honesty.
- Roberta Flack

The first question at that time in poetry was simply the question of honesty,
of sincerity.
- George Oppen

TV is a major force in our lives - a FORCE.
It must be handled very carefully, both its censure
and its artistic honesty.
- Bill Bixby

Honesty prospers in every condition of life.
- Friedrich Schiller

Both politicians and journalists face situations which
strain their honesty and humanity.
My opinion is that politicians on the average stand
up somewhat better than journalists.
- John McCarthy

With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty.
But with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

All pro sports, as well as the NCAA,
should thank God every day we have sports betting here...
We have the only agency in the world that regulates the honesty of games.
- Meyer Lansky

I think it has most to do with the way in which a story is told,
whether it feels real either via the music of the telling
or the 'honesty' of the story.
- Chris Ware

Honesty is as rare as a man without self-pity.
- Stephen Vincent Benet

Honesty is the cruelest game of all,
because not only can you hurt someone -
and hurt them to the bone -
you can feel self-righteous about it at the same time.
- Dave Van Ronk

Confidence in others' honesty is no light testimony of one's own integrity.
- Michel de Montaigne

The main thing in acting is honesty,
to feel the humanity and get to the essence of the character.
You can't put anything into a character that you haven't got within you.
- Genevieve Bujold

I am a very conscientious golfer.
I count every stroke.
I learned to play that way.
That is the only way I can play.
It taught me to be honest.
There is no greater virtue than honesty.
- Martin Sheen

I think the greatest rogues are they who talk most of their honesty.
- Anthony Trollope

I've done more harm by the falseness of trying to please
than by the honesty of trying to hurt.
- Jessamyn West

All stories should have some honesty and truth in them,
otherwise you're just playing about.
- Nigel Kneale

All men profess honesty as long as they can.
To believe all men honest would be folly.
To believe none so is something worse.
- John Quincy Adams

Honesty will never break you.
- Kate Hudson

Party honesty is party expediency.
- Grover Cleveland

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

The most important thing in acting is honesty.
If you can fake that, you've got it made.
- George Burns

Neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only
friends won by good deeds,
merit, and honesty.
- Sallust

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

Philip Larkin has a tough honesty and sense of humor
that I find irresistible,
as a contemporary poet.
- Robert Morgan

In my time, we served with noble and ethical leaders:
Gerry Ford,
Bob Michael, John Rhodes, men of impeccable honesty.
We didn't have anybody locked up for a violation of ethics.
- Pete McCloskey


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