Honesty Quotes Quotes

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

Nathaniel Hawthorne

People who are brutally honest get more satisfaction out of the brutality than out of the honesty

Richard J. Needham

Honesty is never seen sitting astride the fence.

Lemuel K. Washburn

Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.

Josh Billings

Honesty is the best policy, but insanity is a better defense.

Steve Landesberg

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

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.

Ayn Rand

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

Henry Fielding

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.

Mikhail Bakunin

Absolute honesty is essential in one\'s search for God (Truth). The subtleties of the Path are finer than a hair. The least hypocrisy becomes a wave that washes one off the Path. It is your false self that keeps you away from your true Self by every trick it knows. In the guise of honesty this self even deceives itself. For instance your self claims, I love Baba. The fact is, if you really loved Baba you would not be your false self making the self-asserting statement!

Meher Baba

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

Lawrence G. Lovasik

Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves, but deal in our privacy with the last honesty and truth.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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
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