Pretty much all the honest truth telling in the world is done by children.
People who are brutally honest get more satisfaction out of the brutality than out of the honesty
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.
Truth is mighty and will prevail. There is nothing the matter with this, except that it ain't so.
The highest compact we can make with our fellow is - "Let there be truth between us two forevermore."
Often the surest way to convey misinformation is to tell the strict truth.
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.
The discipline of the written word punishes both stupidity and dishonesty.
The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty.
Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
Honesty may be the best policy, but it's important to remember that apparently, by elimination, dishonesty is the second-best policy.
Regardless of the moral issue, dishonesty in advertising has proved very unprofitable.
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.
Lying to ourselves is more deeply ingrained than lying to others.
If you avoid the truth, you pay for your lies. A lie always does the most harm to the person who tells it.
When being dishonest, people can still tell the truth. Be mindful of the treacherous that do not lie.
I have said to you to speak the truth is a painful thing. To be forced to tell lies is much worse.
Dishonest people conceal their faults from themselves as well as others, honest people know and confess them
Dishonest scales are an abomination to the LORD, but a just weight is His delight
All who cheat with dishonest weights and measures are detestable to the Lord your God
Cherish the friend who tells you a harsh truth, wanting ten times more to tell you a loving lie.
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