Honesty Quotes

Honest hearts produce honest actions.

Brigham Young

No legacy is so rich as honesty.

William Shakespeare

Honesty is the best policy, but insanity is a better defense


The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.

Arthur C. Clarke

Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.


Cynicism is the only form in which base souls approach honesty.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Honesty is a good thing, but it is not profitable to its possessor unless it is kept under control.

Don Marquis

Honesty is as much saying everything as it is saying what is true.


Honesty is praised and starves


Occasionally, when honesty was the best policy, he was honest

Gregory Nunn

If all mankind were suddenly to practice honesty, many thousands of people would be sure to starve

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Honesty is the most single most important factor having a direct bearing on the final success of an individual, corporation, or product.

Ed Mcmahon

Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.

Mahatma Gandhi

There are people who think that honesty is always the best policy. This is a superstition; there are times when the appearance of it is worth six of it.

Mark Twain

An honest man nearly always thinks justly.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Men are disposed to live honestly, if the means of doing so are open to them.

Thomas Jefferson

Dishonest people conceal their faults from themselves as well as others, honest people know and confess them.

Christian Nevell Bovee

The trite saying that honesty is the best policy has met with the just criticism that honesty is not policy. The real honest man is honest from conviction of what is right, not from policy.

Robert E. Lee

I am not an economist. I am an honest man!

Walter Lippmann

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.

Mary Kay Ash

No such thing as a man willing to be honest -- that would be like a blind man willing to see.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

I have found that being honest is the best technique I can use. Right up front, tell people what you're trying to accomplish and what you're willing to sacrifice to accomplish it.

Lee Iacocca

Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom.

Thomas Jefferson

To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.

John Ruskin

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Updated On : February 20, 2014
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