Frankness Quotes

Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly, and expresses himself with frankness and with fervor.

Benjamin Disraeli

You must study to be frank with the world: frankness is the child of honesty and courage. Say just what you mean to do on every occasion, and take it for granted that you mean to do right.

Robert E Lee

There is no wisdom like frankness.

Benjamin Disraeli

They are rather helplessly frank, but not, I hope, with all their rather helpless frankness, offensively frank.

William Dean Howells

Gallop's frankness has set a new standard in Australia about these issues. It shows that depression can affect anyone at all, no matter what walk of life you are from.

Ian Hickie

Although our Pakistani friends continue to assure us of their cooperation, we have not seen the necessary degree of cooperation and frankness that is required to settle this issue and to move forward,

Javad Zarif

One must be frank to be relevant.

Corazon Aquino

The great consolation in life is to say what one thinks.

Voltaire

All faults may be forgiven of him who has perfect candor.

Walt Whitman

The love of their country is with them only a mode of flattering its master; as soon as they think that master can no longer hear, they speak of everything with a frankness which is the more startling because those who listen to it become responsible.

Marquis De Custine

We appreciate frankness from those who like us. Frankness from others is called insolence.

Andre Maurois

We are franker towards others than towards ourselves.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Frankness is a jewel; only the young can afford it.

Mark Twain

My dream of politics all my life has been that it is the common business, that it is something we owe to each other to understand and discuss with absolute frankness.

Woodrow Wilson

He had a certain frankness and generosity, qualities indeed which turn to a man's ruin, unless tempered with discretion.

Tacitus

Straightforwardness, without the rules of propriety, becomes rudeness.

Confucius

He that openly tells, his friends all that he thinks of them, must expect that they will secretly tell his enemies much that they do not think of him.

Charles Caleb Colton

He had a certain frankness and generosity, qualities indeed which turn to a man's ruin, unless tempered with discretion.

Cornelius Tacitus

Frank and explicit--that is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and confuse the minds of others.

Benjamin quotes

All cruel people describe themselves as paragons of frankness.

Tennessee Williams

I encountered among my comrades the most varied human traits, from frankness to reserve, from goodness, uprightness and kindness, to brutality and baseness.

Georg Brandes

Frankness, aside from the pain it causes, is always in bad taste.

Unknown

It is wrong to believe that frank sentiments and the candor of the mind are the exclusive share of the young; they ornament oftentimes old age, upon which they seem to spread a chaste reflection of the modest graces of their younger days, where they shine with the same brightness as those flowers which are often seen peeping, fresh and laughing, from among ruins.

Achille Poincelot

People who talk much say nothing.

Unknown

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Updated On : January 16, 2011
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