Honesty Quotes - Page 3

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
– Winston Churchill

All men profess honesty as long as they can. To believe all men honest would be folly. To believe none so is something worse.
– John Quincy Adams

Today I bent the truth to be kind, and I have no regret, for I am far surer of what is kind than I am of what is true.
– Robert Brault

If Cleveland Indians’ Wahoo is racist are not also Boston Celtics? naming a team for only part of the city?
– O Anna Niemus

And, because there was an honesty about all that was going on. It connected with the people in the street.
– Ben E. King

Don’t worry so much about your self esteem. Worry more about your character. Integrity is its own reward.
– Laura Schlessinger

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

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

People who are brutally honest get more satisfaction out of the brutality than out of the honesty.
– Richard J. Needham

The highest compact we can make with our fellow is – “Let there be truth between us two forevermore.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

There’s one way to find out if a man is honest – ask him. If he says, “Yes,” you know he is a crook.
– Groucho Marx

Acting is all about truth and honesty, and the sensitivity that’s capable of transporting you.
– Thomas Kretschmann

Honesty has come to mean the privilege of insulting you to your face without expecting readdress.
– Judith Martin

No such thing as a man willing to be honest — that would be like a blind man willing to see.
– F. Scott Fitzgerald

One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives.
– Mark Twain

A sarcastic person has a superiority complex that can be cured only by the honesty of humility.
– Lawrence G. Lovasik

When something that honest is said it usually needs a few minutes of silence to dissipate.
– Pamela Ribon

Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less rascal in the world.
– Thomas Carlyle

Son, always tell the truth. Then you’ll never have to remember what you said the last time.
– Sam Rayburn