Honesty quotes page 3
An honest man nearly always thinks justly.
The man who is brutally honest enjoys the brutality quite as much as honesty. Possibly more.
Richard J. Needham
Candor is a compliment; it implies equality. It's how
true friends talk.
The genius of communication is the ability to be both
totally honest and totally kind at the
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is
telling the truth to other people.
Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth telling,
truth speaking, truth living, and truth loving.
James E. Faust
Honesty is stronger medicine than sympathy, which may console but often conceals.
Honest hearts produce honest actions.
Lying can never save us from another lie.
If you do not tell the truth about yourself you
cannot tell it about other people.
Most men would rather deny a hard truth
than face it.
George R. R. Martin
There are honest people in the world, but only because the devil considers their asking prices
Peter S. Beagle
I would seriously question whether anybody is really
foolish enough to really say what they
mean. Sometimes I think that civilization as we know it would kind of break down if we all
were completely honest.
Honest men fear neither the light nor the dark.
The truth may not set you free, but used carefully, it
can confuse the hell out of your
Laurell K. Hamilton
It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
Honest people don't hide their deeds.
Be more concerned with your character than your
reputation, because your character is what
you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
To make your children capable of honesty is the
beginning of education.
We appreciate frankness from those who like us.
Frankness from others is called insolence.
Sincerity resembles a spice. Too much repels you and too
little leaves you wanting.
I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can
honestly say to our children that
honesty is the best policy.
Sir Walter Besant
Lying to ourselves is more deeply ingrained than lying