Honesty Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Honesty

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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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


And so it's inescapable and people who proclaim scrupulous honesty can only proclaim that if they don't examine closely the things they believe.
~By Todd Rundgren ~


Honesty is very sexy.
~By Valerie Bertinelli ~


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


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


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


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


But I love honesty, and, therefore; do I make great account of facts.
~By Gerrit Smith ~


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


I have built my reputation on honesty, I have sometimes been too honest.
~By David Blunkett ~


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 ~


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


In all honesty my cake was baking when I met Al - I had made up in my mind already to get physically healthy. He refreshingly was on his own journey so it was almost as if we walked together.
~By Star Jones ~


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 ~


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


I like honesty and fair play.
~By Marcus Garvey ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


Honesty is all you need.
~By Cass Elliot ~


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


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 ~


The elegance of honesty needs no adornment.
~By Merry Browne ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 are some things that we know are just not as pleasant as the lies that we tell ourselves, and in that sense in order to endure existence everyone endures a certain amount of dishonesty in their everyday lives.
~By Todd Rundgren ~


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 ~


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 ~


Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
~By Mary Kay Ash ~


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 ~


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


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


An autobiography is not about pictures; it's about the stories; it's about honesty and as much truth as you can tell without coming too close to other people's privacy.
~By Boris Becker ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


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.
~By Meredith Monk ~


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


I feel honesty always works.
~By Bobby Unser ~


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 ~


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


Achievements on the golf course are not what matters, decency and honesty are what matter.
~By Tiger Woods ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


It was a department where you had honesty and integrity stamped right on you when you came into the Los Angeles Police Department. If you violated that, or if you were a dishonest cop, you were terrible. We got rid of you as quickly as possible.
~By Daryl Gates ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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.
~By Wynonna Judd ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Irony is just honesty with the volume cranked up.
~By George Saunders ~


Honesty is something you can't wear out.
~By Waylon Jennings ~


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


A friend to honesty and a foe to crime.
~By Allan Pinkerton ~


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


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


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


Industry, economy, honesty, and kindness form a quartet of virtues that will never be improved upon.
~By James Oliver ~


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


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


You will reciprocally promise love, loyalty and matrimonial honesty. We only want for you this day that these words constitute the principle of your entire life and that with the help of divine grace you will observe these solemn vows that today, before God, you formulate.
~By Pope John Paul II ~


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


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


As a governor and senator, John Chafee set the standard for honesty and decency that the rest of us on our best days could only dream to emulate.
~By John McCain ~


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


I believe honesty comes across in music because for people that music isn't just something to dance to. For people for whom music is something that they feel, they understand what I'm talking about.
~By Willa Ford ~

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