Honesty Quotes

Honesty is the best policy.
Benjamin Franklin

It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
George Washington

If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.
Virginia Woolf
Quotes about Honesty
Honesty Quotes

No man has a good enough memory to make a successful liar.
Abraham Lincoln

Coming out is a means of redefining oneself, of claiming membership in a lifestyle and a social order with distinct values. Chief among these values is honesty.
Lance Loud

If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.
Mark Twain

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
Oscar Wilde

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Thomas Jefferson

[H]iding how you really feel and trying to make everyone happy doesn't make you nice, it just makes you a liar.
Jenny O'Connell, The Book of Luke

It takes strength and courage to admit the truth.
Rick Riordan

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

To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.
Mahatma Gandhi

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

Honesty does not always bring a response of love, but it is absolutely essential to it.
Ray Blanton

Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.
Paulo Coelho

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

Those who think it is permissible to tell white lies soon grow color-blind.
Austin O'Malley

Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it.
George R.R. Martin

Honesty is as rare as a man without self-pity.
Stephen Vincent Benet

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
Honesty Quotes
Honesty Quotes

Confidence in others' honesty is no light testimony of one's own integrity.
Michel de Montaigne

Honesty prospers in every condition of life.
Friedrich Schiller

This life is yours. Take the power to choose what you want to do and do it well. Take the power to love what you want in life and love it honestly. Take the power to walk in the forest and be a part of nature. Take the power to control your own life. No one else can do it for you. Take the power to make your life happy.
Susan Polis Schutz

Honesty will never break you.
Kate Hudson

Truth never damages a cause that is just.
Mahatma Gandhi

Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.

The most dangerous untruths are truths moderately distorted.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Irony is just honesty with the volume cranked up.
George Saunders