Honesty Quotes

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Those who think it is permissible to tell white lies soon grow color-blind.
Austin O’Malley
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
A true friend will tell you the truth to your face, not behind your back.
Sasha Azevedo
Dare to be true nothing can need a lie: A fault, which needs it most, grows two thereby.
George Herbert
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
Robert E. Lee
When you stretch the truth, watch out for the snapback.
Bill Copeland
Who lies for you will lie against you.
Bosnian Proverb
Most of us are honest all the time, and all of us are honest most of the time.
Charles Mathias
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to put its pants on.
Winston Churchill
No one can lie, no one can hide anything, when he looks directly into someone’s eyes.
Paulo Coleho
Honesty is all you need.
Cass Eliot
The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.
Oh, what a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive!
Sir Walter Scott
Where is the man who has the strength to be true, and to show himself as he is?
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
It is not fair to ask of others what you are unwilling to do yourself. 
Eleanor Roosevelt
A half truth is a whole lie.
Yiddish Proverb
Honesty has a beautiful and refreshing simplicity about it. No ulterior motives. No hidden meanings. An absence of hypocrisy, duplicity, political games, and verbal superficiality. As honesty and real integrity characterize our lives, there will be no need to manipulate others.
Chuck Swindoll
No such thing as a man willing to be honest - that would be like a blind man willing to see.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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.
Josh Billings
Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.
Sigmund Freud
He is not an honest man who has burned his tongue and does not tell the company that the soup is hot.
Ring out the false, ring in the true.
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
Mary MacCracken
Men are disposed to live honestly, if the means of doing so are open to them.
Thomas Jefferson
The truth is the only thing worth having, and, in a civilized life, like ours, where so many risks are removed, facing it is almost the only courageous thing left to do.
E. V. Lucas
The most dangerous untruths are truths moderately distorted.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
I never lie because I don't fear anyone. You only lie when you're afraid.
John Gotti
When in doubt, tell the truth.
Mark Twain
Honesty prospers in every condition of life.
Friedrich Schiller
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
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