Honesty Quotes - Page 2

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
– Anonymous

Honesty is as rare as a man without self-pity.
– Anonymous

The truth brings with it a great measure of absolution, always.
– Anonymous

Honesty is fearing a negative response and telling the truth anyway.
– Anonymous

A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.
– Anonymous

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
– Anonymous

Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.
– Anonymous

Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.
– Anonymous

Truth fears no questions.
– Anonymous

An honest man’s the noblest work of God.
– Anonymous

An honest man is respected by all parties.
– Anonymous

No one can earn a million dollars honestly.
– William Jennings Bryan

All I’ve ever wanted was an honest week’s pay for an honest day’s work.
– Steve Martin

Though I am not naturally honest, I am so sometimes by chance.
– William Shakespeare

A lie will easily get you out of a scrape, and yet, strangely and beautifully, rapture possesses you when you have taken the scrape and left out the lie.
– Charles Edward

Anything well written with good language and clarity and honesty is worth doing. It comes out of the same tradition as Shakespeare.
– Michael Moriarty

I am different from Washington; I have a higher, grander standard of principle. Washington could not lie. I can lie, but I won’t.
– Mark Twain

Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain’t lawful tender for a loaf of bread.
– Josh Billings

Maybe coming clean is the ultimate selfish act. A way to absolve yourself by hurting someone who doesn’t deserve to be hurt.
– Cindy Chupack

Society can exist only on the basis that there is some amount of polished lying and that no one says exactly what he thinks.
– Lin Yutang