Honesty Quotes And Sayings


Honesty Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of honesty quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by allinspiration.com for you to read and enjoy.

“The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty.”
– Abu Bakr

“When you find that people are not telling you the truth—look out!”
– Agatha Christie

“You wear a mask for so long, you forget who you were beneath it.”
– Alan Moore

“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters”
Albert Einstein

“The simple step of a courageous individual is not to take part in the lie. “One word of truth outweighs the world.”
– Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn

“You cannot con an honest man.”
– Ally Carter

“This is a difficult balance, telling the truth: how much to share, how much to keep, which truths will wound but not ruin, which will cut too deep to heal.”
– Ally Condie

“Don’t try to tell me what I am because I know what I am not”
– Amit Abraham

“Concentration is my motto – first honesty, then industry, then concentration.”
– Andrew Carnegie

“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

“Honesty was a tough customer… Once you started allowing yourself some honesty, it couldn’t easily be contained or limited to one part of your life. It was like poison ivy or a bossy houseguest. Once it was there, you couldn’t tell it what to do. You had to really fight to keep it from taking over. ”
– Ann Brashares

“You don’t always have to chop with the sword of truth. You can point with it too.”
– Anne Lamott

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

“Never do anything that you can’t admit doing, because if you are that ashamed of whatever it is, it’s probably wrong.”
– Ashly Lorenzana

“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

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

Confidence… thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.”
– Franklin D. Roosevelt

“For the merchant, even honesty is a financial speculation.”
– Charles Baudelaire

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

“Here are the values that I stand for: honesty, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated and helping those in need. To me, those are traditional values.”
– Ellen DeGeneres

“Honesty is the best policy.”
– Benjamin Franklin

“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

“Honesty prospers in every condition of life.”
– Friedrich Schiller

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

“I believe fundamental honesty is the keystone of business.”
– Harvey S. Firestone

“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.”
– Bertrand Russell

“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.”
– Charles Dickens

“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

“The most important thing in acting is honesty. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.”
– George Burns

“The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.”
– Groucho Marx

“And I said, ‘That last thing is what you can’t get, Carlo. Nobody can get to that last thing. We keep on living in hopes of catching it once and for all.”
– Jack Kerouac

“Do not consider me now as an elegant female intending to plague you, but as a rational creature speaking the truth from her heart.”
– Jane Austen

“Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.”
– Franz Kafka

“Early in my career…I had to choose between an honest arrogance and a hypercritical humility… I deliberately choose an honest arrogance, and I’ve never been sorry.”
– Frank Lloyd Wright

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