Occasionally, when honesty was the best policy, he was honest
If all mankind were suddenly to practice honesty, many thousands of people would be sure to starve
Honesty is the most single most important factor having a direct bearing on the final success of an individual, corporation, or product.
There are people who think that honesty is always the best policy. This is a superstition; there are times when the appearance of it is worth six of it.
Each time you are honest and conduct yourself with honesty, a success force will drive you toward greater success. Each time you lie, even with a little white lie, there are strong forces pushing you toward failure.
Excellence calls for character . . . integrity . . . fairness . . . honesty . . . a determination to do what's right. High ethical standards, across the board.
I've done more harm by the falseness of trying to please than by the honesty of trying to hurt
The problem with capitalism is that it best rewards the worst part of us: the ruthless, competitive, conniving, opportunistic, acquisitive drives, giving little reward and often much punishment--or at least much handicap--to honesty, compassion, fair play, many forms of hard work, love of justice, and a concern for those in need.
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
Whatever games are played with us, we must
play no games with ourselves, but deal in our privacy with the last honesty and truth.
Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favor.
Integrity is the recognition of the fact that you cannot fake your consciousness, just as honesty is the recognition of the fact that you cannot fake existence.
A sarcastic person has a superiority complex that can be cured only by the honesty of humility
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
But I recognize no infallible authority, even in special questions; consequently, whatever respect I may have for the honesty and the sincerity of such or such an individual, I have no absolute faith in any person.
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.
Honesty is the best policy, but insanity is a better defense.
People who are brutally honest get more satisfaction out of the brutality than out of the honesty
The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty.
Honesty may be the best policy, but it's important to remember that apparently, by elimination, dishonesty is the second-best policy.
You must study to be frank with the world: frankness is the child of honesty and courage. Say just what you mean to do on every occasion, and take it for granted that you mean to do right.
Good design begins with honesty, asks tough questions, comes from collaboration and from trusting your intuition.
Honesty is the best policy; but he who is governed by that maxim is not an honest man.
Would that the simple maxim, that honesty is the best policy, might be laid to heart; that a sense of the true aim of life might elevate the tone of politics and trade till public and private honor become identical.
Deceit is in haste, but honesty can wait a fair leisure