Honest Quotes

What youve got to do is be honest. Say what you believe. Give it to them straight. Just dont wuss out.

Michael Bloomberg

Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing

Thomas Alva Edison

I had never done anything with blue screen before, or prosthetics, or anything like that. Lord of the Rings was like stepping into a videogame for me. It was another world completely. But, to be honest, I basically did it so that I could have the ears. I thought they would really work with my bare head.

Catherine lise Blanchett

I just think it's important to be direct and honest with people about why you're photographing them and what you're doing. After all, you are taking some of their soul.

Mary Ellen Mark

Idleness is the badge of the gentry, the bane of body and mind, the nurse of naughtiness, the stepmother of discipline, the chief author of all mischief, one of the seven deadly sins, the cushion upon which the devil chiefly reposes, and a great cause not only of melancholy, but of many other diseases; for the mind is naturally active, and, if it is not occupied about some honest business, it rushes into mischief or sinks into melancholy.

Robert Burton

There is no honest man! not one, that can resist the attraction of gold!

Aristophanes

Necessity makes an honest man a knave.

Daniel Defoe

We are more inclined to regret our virtues than our vices; but only the very honest will admit this.

Holbrook Jackson

I?d be less than honest if I told you there was a great deal of sympathy for the net neutrality idea right now.

Art Brodsky

Honest good humour is the oil and wine of a merry meeting, and there is no jovial companionship equal to that where the jokes are rather small and laughter abundant.

Washington Irving

It is difficult, but not impossible, to conduct strictly honest business

Mahatma Gandhi

'Tis my opinion every man cheats in his own way, and he is only honest who is not discovered

Susannah Centlivre

Just being honest is not enough. The essential ingredient is executive integrity.

Philip Crosby

Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall, when the wise are banished from the public councils, because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded, because they flatter the people in order to betray them.

Joseph Story

A very honest woman but something given to lie

William Shakespeare

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