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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.
~By Genevieve Bujold ~


There are quite a few honest songwriters out there writing about relationships and their own personality traits. But for some reason, once they step out of the bedroom, their honesty doesn't seem to come with them.
~By Billy Bragg ~


My first job in all honesty is going to continue to be mom-in-chief. Making sure that in this transition, which will be even more of a transition for the girls... that they are settled and that they know they will continue to be the center of our universe.
~By Michelle Obama ~


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


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


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


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


Honesty is very sexy.
~By Valerie Bertinelli ~


Time will inevitably uncover dishonesty and lies; history has no place for them.
~By Norodom Sihanouk ~


The important things are children, honesty, integrity and faith.
~By Andy Williams ~


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


I'd like to introduce someone who has just come into my life. I've admired him for 35 years. He's someone who represents integrity, honesty, art, and on top of that stuff I'm actually sleeping with him.
~By Shirley MacLaine ~


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


If money, education, and honesty will not bring to me as much privilege, as much equality as they bring to any American citizen, then they are to me a curse, and not a blessing.
~By John Hope ~


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


Truly, I would not hang a dog by my will, much more a man who hath any honesty in him.
~By William Shakespeare ~


I think the number one thing that I find important is the importance of honesty with your friends and your parents, if you can be. But I think that telling people how you really feel, being who you truly are, being safe and taking care of yourself is the most important thing.
~By Emma Stone ~


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


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


Unfaithfulness in the keeping of an appointment is an act of clear dishonesty. You may as well borrow a person's money as his time.
~By Horace Mann ~


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.
~By John McCarthy ~


Party honesty is party expediency.
~By Grover Cleveland ~


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


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


In all honesty, I'm not able to talk about contracts. It's nothing with 'American Idol' in particular, it's just things I really need to take care of in my life.
~By Mario Vazquez ~


Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favor.
~By Henry Fielding ~


Honesty, integrity, and accountability, the values, which should be the hallmark of this government, have instead been thrown under the bus by an arrogant majority, casualties in a misguided campaign to shield from accountability those who abuse this House.
~By Louise Slaughter ~


No legacy is so rich as honesty.
~By William Shakespeare ~


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.
~By Dave Van Ronk ~


A child, from the time he can think, should think about all he sees, should suffer for all who cannot live with honesty, should work so that all men can be honest, and should be honest himself.
~By Jose Marti ~


Living in Washington, you can't take politics too seriously. I draw the line at honesty. I have no time for political hacks who say things they don't believe because they get paid to.
~By Tucker Carlson ~


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.
~By Pete McCloskey ~


Would that the simple maxim, that honesty is the best policy, might be laid to heart; that a sense of the true aim of life might elevate the tone of politics and trade till public and private honor become identical.
~By Margaret Fuller ~


I think all those artists are artists who are appreciated because you believe their words and you appreciate their honesty in their music. If you don't appreciate the honesty in the music, the beat can be fly as hell but you'll never give an emcee props.
~By Talib Kweli ~


There is indeed a inherently honesty to it.
~By Ben Edwards ~


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.
~By Henry Cabot Lodge ~


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


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.
~By Josh Billings ~


He that loseth his honesty hath nothing else to lose.
~By John Lyly ~


It has always seemed strange to me... the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits of success. And while men admire the quality of the first they love the produce of the second.
~By John Steinbeck ~


I think there's a form of honesty, because I used to be very honest with the press, and then it backfired on me, and I understood it.
~By Shia LaBeouf ~


Honesty prospers in every condition of life.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


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


Not really in all honesty because until you take control of your own health and go to your own doctor and have your own doctor tell you what's going to work for you.
~By Star Jones ~


Men are as we have always known them, neither better nor worse from the hearts of rogues there springs a latent honesty, from the depths of honest men there emerges a brutish appetite - a thirst for extermination, a desire for blood.
~By Frederica Montseny ~


I just don't think that I could be the kind of actor I want to be and not be honest with myself. Honesty is very important to me as an actor and as a person. I didn't even think about it.
~By Randy Harrison ~


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


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


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


With honesty of purpose, balance, a respect for tradition, courage, and, above all, a philosophy of life, any young person who embraces the historical profession will find it rich in rewards and durable in satisfaction.
~By Samuel E. Morison ~


When I do documentaries, my best information ends up on the cutting-room floor. People have trouble dealing with sexual honesty.
~By Betty Dodson ~


The person who is brutally honest enjoys the brutality quite as much as the honesty. Possibly more.
~By Richard J. Needham ~


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


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.
~By Shania Twain ~


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


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.
~By Martin Sheen ~


It has now become the doctrine of a large clan of politicians that political honesty is unnecessary, slow, subversive of a man's interests, and incompatible with quick onward movement.
~By Anthony Trollope ~


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


For many decades now - and certainly during my adult life in academe - the Western intellectual world has not been convinced that theology is a pursuit that can be engaged in with intellectual honesty and integrity.
~By Arthur Peacocke ~


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


They envy the distinction I have won; let them therefore, envy my toils, my honesty, and the methods by which I gained it.
~By Sallust ~


Men are able to trust one another, knowing the exact degree of dishonesty they are entitled to expect.
~By Stephen Leacock ~


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


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.
~By Meyer Lansky ~


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


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


But I recognize no infallible authority, even in special questions; consequently, whatever respect I may have for the honesty and the sincerity of such or such an individual, I have no absolute faith in any person.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


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


I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you in the face. Don't trust that conventional idea. Dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance any day in the week, if there is anything to be got by it.
~By Charles Dickens ~


He that fails in his endeavors after wealth or power will not long retain either honesty or courage.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


There is no kind of dishonesty into which otherwise good people more easily and frequently fall than that of defrauding the government.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


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


I believe in using words, not fists. I believe in my outrage knowing people are living in boxes on the street. I believe in honesty. I believe in a good time. I believe in good food. I believe in sex.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


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


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


I feel honesty always works.
~By Bobby Unser ~


Regardless of the moral issue, dishonesty in advertising has proved very unprofitable.
~By Leo Burnett ~


The high road is always respected. Honesty and integrity are always rewarded.
~By Scott Hamilton ~


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


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.
~By Hugh Prather ~


Honesty will never break you.
~By Kate Hudson ~


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


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.
~By Ang Lee ~


The discipline of the written word punishes both stupidity and dishonesty.
~By John Steinbeck ~


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


Especially when you deal with comedy, you have got to be really honest because it's the honesty and the spontaneity that causes people to chuckle, that catches people.
~By Austin Peck ~


I'm a firm believer in absolute honesty.
~By Frank Langella ~


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


If you write songs and if you write music that's very sincere and very honest, it's pop music, but it is pop music with a lot of honesty and a lot of heart.
~By Jon Secada ~


In all my public and private acts as your president, I expect to follow my instincts of openness and candor with full confidence that honesty is always the best policy in the end.
~By Gerald R. Ford ~


Surely the President can agree with us, that theft from government is not good. I know it's bold. It's out on the edge. I know from a Chicago-Springfield background it's hard to fully grasp that honesty could be part of government.
~By Newt Gingrich ~


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


Honesty does not always bring a response of love, but it is absolutely essential to it.
~By Ray Blanton ~


In all honesty, at that time, I never saw myself as an author... I was just a Mom in a state of panic, trying to enter a short story contest to win the prize money in order to keep the lights on in my home.
~By Leslie Banks ~


You frighten a lot of scientists. If they say that climate is not changing, they lose their research grants. And some people cannot afford that; they become silent, or a few of us speak up, because we think that it's for the honesty of science, that we have to do it.
~By Nils-Axel Morner ~


I always like to reveal the fact that the emperor has no clothes. And children are best at that. They teach us how to see the world in that sense. They are without artifice; they see it for what it is. I am drawn to that ruthless honesty.
~By Mira Nair ~


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


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.
~By Chris Ware ~


Dishonesty in government is the business of every citizen. It is not enough to do your own job. There's no particular virtue in that. Democracy isn't a gift. It's a responsibility.
~By Dalton Trumbo ~


The trite saying that honesty is the best policy has met with the just criticism that honesty is not policy. The real honest man is honest from conviction of what is right, not from policy.
~By Robert E. Lee ~

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