Honesty quotes page 1
Ultimately a deceiver only deceives himself.
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.
The best measure of a man's honesty isn't
his income tax return. It's the zero adjust on his
Arthur C. Clarke
I can always get along with an honest man.
Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom.
Even if others lie to you, it is okay. They are lying to you because they are afraid. They are
afraid you will discover that they are not perfect. It is painful to take that social mask off. If
others say one thing, but do another, you are lying to yourself if you don't listen to their
Don Miguel Ruiz
Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction.
Honesty means nothing until you are tested under circumstances where you are sure you
could get away with dishonesty.
An honest man's word is as good as his bond.
Miguel de Cervantes
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
When swindlers meet a genuinely honest man, they're so astonished they regard him as a
greater swindler than themselves.
Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less rascal in
Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in
If you can't be honest with your friends and colleagues
and loved ones, then what is life all
No one has yet found any substitute for honesty.
When people tell you how honest they are, keep your hand
on your wallet.
The man who lies to the world, is the world's slave from
As I have said, the first thing is to be honest with yourself. You can never have an
society if you have not changed yourself.
To believe all men honest is folly. To believe none is
If you're really truthful with yourself, it's a
To lie, of course, is to engender insanity.
A man that should call every thing by its right name,
would hardly pass the streets without
being knocked down as a common enemy.
A clear and innocent
conscience fears nothing.
A liar's punishment: Even he
tells the truth, people don't believe him.
What is dignity without honesty?
The false man is more false to himself than to any one else. He may despoil others, but
himself is the chief loser. The world's scorn he might sometimes forget, but the knowledge of
his own perfidy is undying.
Hypocrisy is the homage that vice pays to virtue.
Francois Duc de la
The truth is more important
than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
A person should not be too
honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are
An honest heart possesses a kingdom.
When a bribe enters through the front door, honesty
departs through the window.