Dishonesty Quotes

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

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

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

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Updated On : January 02, 2011
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