Honesty Quotes and Sayings

Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
Henry David Thoreau

Honest hearts produce honest actions.
– Brigham Young

When something that honest is said it usually needs a few minutes of silence to dissipate.
– Pamela Ribon

Who lies for you will lie against you.
– Bosnian Proverb

No legacy is so rich as honesty.
William Shakespeare

Honesty is a good thing, but it is not profitable to its possessor unless it is kept under control.
– Don Marquis

The truth brings with it a great measure of absolution, always.
– R.D. Laing

Truth is such a rare thing, it is delightful to tell it.
– Emily Dickinson

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Honesty is fearing a negative response and telling the truth anyway.

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

Dare to be honest and fear no labor.
– Robert Burns

The law does not pretend to punish everything that is dishonest. That would seriously interfere with business.
Clarence Darrow

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

Supporting the truth, even when it is unpopular, shows the capacity for honesty and integrity.

The elegance of honesty needs no adornment.
– Merry Browne

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

The day is for honest men, the night for thieves.
Euripides

The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.
Aristotle

When truth is divided, errors multiply.
– Eli Siegel

An honest man’s the noblest work of God.
Alexander Pope

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