Thursday, 27 December 2012

Honesty

A nod of an honest man is enough. - English Proverb

An honest man is believed without an oath, for his reputation swears for him. - Eliza Cook

An honest man is the man who keeps his own counsel, and will not divide the plunder. - Honore de Balzac

An honest man lives not to the world, but to himself. - Wellins Calcott

An honest man will continue to be so though surrounded on all sides by rogues. - Charles Caleb Colton

An honest man's word is as good as the king's. - Portuguese Proverb

Be honest about who you are, flaws and all. You never know who you are inspiring by simply being you. - Mandy Hale

Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise. - Sigmund Freud

Being honest may not get you a lot of friends, but it’ll always get you the right ones. - John Lennon

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

Every act of dishonesty has at least two victims: the one we think of as the victim, and the perpetrator as well. Each little dishonesty makes another line rotten spot somewhere in the perpetrator's psyche. - Lesley Conger

Expression of affection, like putting your arm around someone's shoulder, holding hands, or giving a kiss good night, involve the principle of honest. - John Bytheway

He who says there is no such thing as an honest man, is himself a knave. - George Berkeley

Honest hearts produce honest actions. - Brigham Young

Honest men are the soft easy cushions on which knaves repose and fatten. - Thomas Otway

Honest men fear neither the light nor the dark. - Thomas Fuller

Honest people are never touchy about the matter of being trusted. - Ayn Rand

Honest people don't hide their deeds. - Emily Bronte

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

Honesty is as rare as a man without self-pity. - Stephen Vincent Benet

Honesty is like an icicle - if once it melts that is the end of it. - American Proverb

Honesty is the best policy. - Miguel de Cervantes

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

Just be honest with yourself. That opens the door. - Vernon Howard

Let none of us delude himself by supposing that honesty is always the best policy. It is not. - Dean William R. Inge

No legacy is so rich as honesty. - William Shakespeare

The hardest person to be honest with is yourself. - Unknown

The man who is brutally honest enjoys the brutality quite as much as the honesty. Possibly more. - Richard J. Needham

We all need to know what it means to be honest. Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth telling, truth speaking, truth living, and truth loving. - James E. Faust

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