Dishonesty Quotes

If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.

Mark Twain

A half truth is a whole lie.

Yiddish Proverb

Truth is such a rare thing, it is delightful to tell it

Emily Dickinson

The cruelest lies are often told in silence.

Adlai Stevenson

Better to be poor and honest than to be dishonest and a fool.

Proverbs 19:11

The most dangerous untruths are truths moderately distorted.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Respect for the truth is an acquired taste.

Mark Van Doren

A lie is just the truth waiting to be itself.

Terri Guillemets

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth

Oscar Wilde

Honesty guides good people; dishonesty destroys treacherous people

Proverbs 11:3

Like all valuable commodities, truth is often counterfeited.

James Cardinal Gibbons

Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

Kin Hubbard

Lying to ourselves is more deeply ingrained than lying to others.

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky

All who cheat with dishonest weights and measures are detestable to the Lord your God

Deuteronomy 25:16

Truth fears no questions.


Cherish the friend who tells you a harsh truth, wanting ten times more to tell you a loving lie.

Robert Brault

Beware of the half truth. You may have gotten hold of the wrong half.


Dishonest scales are an abomination to the LORD, but a just weight is His delight

Proverbs 11:1

Honest poverty lives happily; ill gotten wealth worries.


It is a poor cause which has to be lied for regularly.

Katharine Fullerton Gerould

Ill-gotten wealth is never stable.


I don't mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy.

Samuel Butler

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.

Winston Churchill

Don't place too much confidence in the man who boasts of being as honest as the day is long. Wait until you meet him at night.

Edwards, Robert C.

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Updated On : January 02, 2011
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