Dishonesty Quotes

Speak the truth, but leave immediately after.

Slovenian Proverb

A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to put its pants on

Winston Churchill

It takes two to lie. One to lie and one to listen.

Homer Simpson

Money made through dishonest practices will not last long.

unknown

Dishonesty is a forsaking of permanent for temporary advantages.

Christian Bovee

Better to have little, with godliness, than to be rich and dishonest.

Proverbs 16:8

There are only two ways of telling the complete truth - anonymously and posthumously.

Thomas Sowell

There is no well-defined boundary between honesty and dishonesty. The frontiers of one blend with the outside limits of the other, and he who attempts to tread this dangerous ground may be sometimes in one domain and sometimes in the other.

O. Henry

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

Winston Churchill

It is not difficult to deceive the first time, for the deceived possesses no antibodies; unvaccinated by suspicion, she overlooks lateness, accepts absurd excuses, permits the flimsiest patching to repair great rents in the quotidian.

John Updike

It is not difficult to deceive the first time, for the deceived possesses no antibodies; unvaccinated by suspicion, she overlooks lateness, accepts absurd excuses, permits the flimsiest patching to repair great rents in the quotidian.

John Updike

The truth is the only thing worth having, and, in a civilized life, like ours, where so many risks are removed, facing it is almost the only courageous thing left to do.

E.V. Lucas

Sharpness does not earn one money, and honesty will not lose money.

Unknown

Every man takes care that his neighbor shall not cheat him. But a day comes when he begins to care that he do not cheat his neighbor. Then all goes well. He has changed his market-cart into a chariot of the sun.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you in the face. Don't trust that conventional idea. Dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance, any day in the week, if there is anything to be got by it.

Charles Dickens

It is hard to say which of the two we ought most to lament,--the unhappy man who sinks under the sense of his dishonor, or him who survives it.

Junius

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Updated On : January 02, 2011
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