Honesty Quotes

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A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.
Edgar J. Mohn
Often the surest way to convey misinformation is to tell the strict truth.
Mark Twain
Honesty is fearing a negative response and telling the truth anyway.
Michelle C. Ustaszeki
The truth brings with it a great measure of absolution, always.
R. D. Laing
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.
Spencer Johnson
What is uttered from the heart alone, will win the hearts of others to your own.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
Winston Churchill
An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.
Thomas Jefferson
Honesty is something you can’t wear out.
Waylon Jennings
If the truth doesn't save us, what does that say about us? 
Lois McMaster Bujold
Truth is the most valuable thing we have, so I try to conserve it.
Mark Twain
Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.
It is impossible to calculate the moral mischief, if I may so express it, that mental lying has produced in society.  When a man has so far corrupted and prostituted the chastity of his mind as to subscribe his professional belief to things he does not believe he has prepared himself for the commission of every other crime. 
Thomas Paine
Follow your honest convictions and be strong.
William Thackeray
Honest is a good thing, but it is not profitable to its possessor unless it is kept under control.
Don Marquis
Every one of us lives his life just once; if we are honest, to live once is enough.
Greta Garbo
Honesty is never seen sitting astride the fence.
Lemuel K. Washburn
No honest man will argue on every side.
I have found that being honest is the best technique I can use. Right up front, tell people what you're trying to accomplish and what you're willing to sacrifice to accomplish it. 
Lee Iacocca
When truth is divided, errors multiply.
Eli Siegel
A good friend can tell you what is the matter with you in a minute. He may not seem such a good friend after telling.
Arthur Brisbane
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
William Shakespeare
Honesty: The best of all the lost arts.
Mark Twain
Supporting the truth, even when it is unpopular, shows the capacity for honesty and integrity.
Steve Brunkhorst
An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie; for an excuse is a lie guarded.
Alexander Pope
Each time you are honest and conduct yourself with honesty, a success force will drive you toward greater success. Each time you lie, even with a little white lie, these are strong forces pushing you toward failure.
Joseph Sugarman
Honest people don't hide their deeds.
Emily Bronte
When we are not honest, we are cut off from a significant resource of ourselves, a vital dimension that is necessary for unity and wholeness.
Clark Moustakas
Be honest to those who are honest, and be also honest to those who are not honest. Thus honesty is attained.
Lao Tzu
I hope I shall always possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
George Washington
An honest man is still an unmov'd rock,
Wash'd whiter, but not shaken with the shock:
Whose heart conceives no sinister device;
Fearless he plays with flames, and treads on ice.
Robert Davenport
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