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Quotes About Honesty

Madhura Pandit Aug 21, 2020
Honesty is one of the greatest virtues in human beings. Read the following quotes that elaborate more on this fact.
Honesty has been considered as one of the greatest moral attributes since ancient times, in all parts of the world. All religions, castes, and creeds in the world advise people to practice this virtue. Honesty and truthfulness needs courage.
It is said that people who practice honesty are strong from within and are never let down by God. There are many famous honesty quotes by notable people in the world that help us understand the importance and value of truthfulness.

Quotes and Sayings About Honesty

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No legacy is so rich as honesty.
William Shakespeare

To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
― John Ruskin
I hope I shall always possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
George Washington

Don't worry so much about your self-esteem. Worry more about your character. Integrity is its own reward.
― Laura Schlessinger
Almost any difficulty will move in the face of honesty. When I am honest I never feel stupid. And when I am honest I am automatically humble.
Hugh Prather

To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; credible we must be truthful.
― Edward R. Murrow
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
W. Clement Stone
Honesty is the cruelest game of all, because not only can you hurt someone - and hurt them to the bone - you can feel self-righteous about it at the same time
Dave Van Ronk

There is no twilight zone of honesty in business. A thing is right or it's wrong. It's black or it's white.
― John F. Dodge
Each time you are honest and conduct yourself with honesty, a success force will drive you toward greater success. Each time you lie, even with a little white lie, there are strong forces pushing you toward failure.
Joseph Sugarman

An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.
― Thomas Jefferson
If the writing is honest it cannot be separated from the man who wrote it.
Tennessee Williams
One of the hardest things in this world is to admit you are wrong. And nothing is more helpful in resolving a situation than its frank admission.
― Benjamin Disraeli

Lie to a liar, for lies are his coin; Steal from a thief, for that is easy; lay a trap for a trickster and catch him at first attempt, but beware of an honest man!
― Arab Proverb
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
Walter Anderson

He that fails in his endeavors after wealth or power will not long retain either honesty or courage.
― Samuel Johnson
These quotes surely help us realize the importance of honesty. Lastly, remember one of the best but clichéd quotes: Honesty is the best policy!