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

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.

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Updated On : January 16, 2011
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