Honesty Quotes

I distrust all systematisers, and avoid them. The will to a system shows a lack of honesty.

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Treat those who are good with goodness, and also treat those who are not good with goodness. Thus goodness is attained. Be honest to those who are honest, and be also honest to those who are not honest. Thus honesty is attained.

Lao Tzu

Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.

Charles Simmons

Golf is based on honesty, where else would you admit to a seven on a par three?

Jimmy Demaret

Irony is just honesty with the volume cranked up.

George Saunders

The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.

Groucho Marx

I believe in using words, not fists. I believe in my outrage knowing people are living in boxes on the street. I believe in honesty. I believe in a good time. I believe in good food. I believe in sex.

Bertrand Russell

Innocence can be redefined and called stupidity. Honesty can be called gullibility. Candor becomes lack of common sense. Interest in your work can be called cowardice. Generosity can be called soft-headedness, and observe : the former is disturbing

Abraham Maslow

A sarcastic person has a superiority complex that can be cured only by the honesty of humility

Lawrence G. Lovasik

It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.

Noel Coward

Party honesty is party expediency.

Anonymous

Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you've got it made.

George Burns

Honesty is the key to a relationship. If you can fake that, you’re in.

Richard Jeni

It is not true that men can be divided into absolutely honest persons and absolutely dishonest ones. Our honesty varies with the strain put on it.

George Bernard Shaw

If all mankind were suddenly to practice honesty, many thousands of people would be sure to starve.

G. C. Lichtenberg

With people with only modest ability, modesty is mere honesty; but with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.

Schopenhauer

Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favor.

Henry Fielding

He that departs with his own honesty For Vulgar , doth it too dearly buy.

Ben Jonson

When we lose twenty pounds... we may be losing the twenty best pounds we have! We may be losing the pounds that contain our genius, our humanity, our love and honesty

Woody Allen

When we lose twenty pounds... we may be losing the twenty best pounds we have! We may be losing the pounds that contain our genius, our humanity, our love and honesty

Woody Allen

Flattery is never so agreeable as to our blind side; commend a fool for his wit, or a knave for his honesty, and they will receive you into their bosoms

Henry Fielding

Language achieves soul only when it's applied as a tool, used by those who imbue it with what they have had the courage and honesty to perceive and feel.

Vanna Bonta

Honesty is the only way with anyone, when you'll be so close as to be living inside each other's skins.

Lois McMaster Bujold

A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not.

Ernest Hemingway
Social Media
Our Partners