Honesty Quotes

In all honesty, it’s just time for me to move on with my life. Lord knows he moved on with his, Rala replied.
– A. Petrov

The hardest thing in life is a man to be honest with himself.
– Bangambiki Habyarimana

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

It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.
– Henry Louis Mencken

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
– Oscar Wilde

It is always the best policy to tell the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.
– Jerome K. Jerome

Truth is mighty and will prevail. There is nothing the matter with this, except that it ain’t so.
– Mark Twain

Dare to be true: nothing can need a lie: A fault, which needs it most, grows two thereby.
– George Herbert

Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well.
– Samuel Butler

The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousand fold.
– Aristotle

Often the surest way to convey misinformation is to tell the strict truth.
– Mark Twain

If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.
– Mark Twain

Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom.
– Thomas Jefferson

An honest answer is the sign of true friendship.
– Proverbs

The cruelest lies are often told in silence.
– Adlai Stevenson

Every man has his fault, and honesty is his.
– William Shakespeare

The elegance of honesty needs no adornment.
– Merry Browne

When in doubt, tell the truth.
– Mark Twain

A half truth is a whole lie.
– Yiddish Proverb

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