Dishonesty Quotes

Loyalty makes a person attractive. It is better to be poor than dishonest.

Proverbs 19:22

Who purposely cheats his friend, would cheat his God.

Johann Kaspar Lavater

It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.

Henry Louis Mencken

Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less rascal in the world.

Thomas Carlyle

A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.

William Blake

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 never seen sitting astride the fence.

Lemuel K. Washburn

Pretty much all the honest truth telling in the world is done by children.

Oliver Wendell

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

Richard J. Needham

If we were all given by magic the power to read each other's thoughts, I suppose the first effect would be to dissolve all friendships.

Bertrand Russell

Truth is mighty and will prevail. There is nothing the matter with this, except that it ain't so.

Mark Twain

The highest compact we can make with our fellow is - "Let there be truth between us two forevermore."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Often the surest way to convey misinformation is to tell the strict truth.

Mark Twain

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

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.

Plato

The discipline of the written word punishes both stupidity and dishonesty.

John Steinbeck

The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty.

Abu Bakr

Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.

Democritus

False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.

Socrates

Honesty may be the best policy, but it's important to remember that apparently, by elimination, dishonesty is the second-best policy.

George Carlin

Regardless of the moral issue, dishonesty in advertising has proved very unprofitable.

Leo Burnett

Unfaithfulness in the keeping of an appointment is an act of clear dishonesty. You may as well borrow a person's money as his time.

Horace Mann

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

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky

If you avoid the truth, you pay for your lies. A lie always does the most harm to the person who tells it.

Karen Moline, "Belladonna

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Updated On : January 02, 2011
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