Honesty Quotes and Sayings - Page 3
Honesty is fearing a negative response and telling the truth anyway.
Honesty is as rare as a man without self- pity.
– Stephen Vincent Benet
Do not do what you would undo if caught.
– Leah Arendt
Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.
– Sigmund Freud
When truth is divided, errors multiply.
– Eli Siegel
Honesty is a good thing, but it is not profitable to its possessor unless it is kept under control.
– Don Marquis
The cruelest lies are often told in silence.
– Robert Louis Stevenson
He who dares not offend cannot be honest.
– Thomas Paine
Being honest is the hardest thing in life, if you are not honest with yourself, then how can you expect others to be honest with you.
The elegance of honesty needs no adornment.
– Merry Browne
Who lies for you will lie against you.
– Bosnian Proverb
Honesty is the best policy.
No one can lie, no one can hide anything, when he looks directly into someone’s eyes.
– Paulo Coelho
The day is for honest men, the night for thieves.
Always tell the truth. If you can’t always tell the truth, don’t lie.
I’d rather be hurt from your honesty, than pleased from your lies.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
– Edmund Burke
About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.
– Josh Billings
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
– Alexander Pope
An honest man is respected by all parties.
– William Hazlitt
Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
– Henry David Thoreau
No man has a good enough memory to make a successful liar.
– Abraham Lincoln
Be silly. Be honest. Be kind.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
I’m not rude, I’m honest. I just speak what’s on my mind, even if most can’t handle the truth.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.
– Oprah Winfrey