Quotation Explorer - 'Honesty'

Honesty transmits loudly in silence. - Jay Mark Mateo Balmes
If they ask you about me, tell them She was the only girl who loved me with honesty, and I broke her.. - Shahrazad al-Khalij
Next time someone tells you to smile for the camera, & you don’t feel like it—say no, thanks. Don’t fake your way into a happy-seeming life. Open vulnerable honesty is true positivity. - Waylon H. Lewis
Live, share and learn the art of true deep listening. The main keys are honesty and humility.Cultivate good filters in the mind. Conquer and tame the ego. If words and actions pass from your lips, sights and tapping words in the keyboard, don't forget to ask first, "Is it true, necessary and kind? - Angelica Hopes
It is inaccurate to say I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office. - H. L. Mencken
Lies cannot succeed without some perception of honesty - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
If a country successfully translate the principles of truth and honesty into their social life, then that country experiences peace, tranquillity and serenity. - Sunday Adelaja
We have to be honest to ourselves to see honesty in others. - Debasish Mridha
To be happy, pursue your purpose with love and honesty. - Debasish Mridha
Irony is just honesty with the volume cranked up. - George Saunders
The best of all lost arts is honesty - Mark Twain
When people don’t respect one another seldom is there honesty. - Shannon L. Alder
Concentration is my motto - first honesty, then industry, then concentration. - Andrew Carnegie
I want love, passion, honesty, and companionship... sex that drives me crazy and conversation that drives me sane. - Steve Maraboli
People in power will lie to keep it. Honesty doesn't make you less human. - Henry Johnson Jr
Many times dealings in crime and corruption are done with more honesty and trust." -From' Foiled. - RR Goswami
Honesty can sometimes be so brutal to take in. It's usual to get so drowned in perceived idealism that you can't seem to separate it from honest reality. If, and when, you can separate the two, the gaiety of fantasy is destroyed - Ufuoma Apoki
The reality of the reality show on TV is that its quality standard is not defined by the performance of the participants but by the presentation of honesty in selection of the people as its judge celebrity. - Anuj Somany
The specialty in all life is expecting the exception, while ignorant of real acceptance, until unexpectedly you re-witness your own ignorance to 'be' the cause that awakens others. One does not do this yesterday, or today. You do this with expressing honesty everyday. - James Emlund
The most important decision we make is whether to be honestly fake or fake honesty. - Mohammad Rafiq Teli
Honesty is also about doubting the credibility of a person who claims to be true to oneself and yet gains the support of the around people always in plenty. - Anuj Somany
I have learnt that we expect honesty and genuineness from others, while not being honest and genuine with our own self. - Aisha Mirza
I think honesty is the most heroic quality one can aspire to. - Daniel Radcliffe
Never Expect Loyalty From A Person That Can't Give You Honesty. - Surgeo Bell
Honesty is a heart that betrays itself for a dream, a moment, a kiss. - Shannon L. Alder
Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it. - Mark Twain
People lack morals, good moral character is important in every aspect of your life. Honesty and Integrity opens the door. Your character allows others to see you for who you truly are. Make your first impression a lasting impression. Ironically it may be your last impression - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
Honestly speaking honesty can sometimes land you in hot waters - Bangambiki Habyarimana
Many people would fight against the idea that they are corrupt. While in the real sense, they are corrupt because they don’t live by the principles of honesty and truth. - Sunday Adelaja
Concentration is my motto. First honesty, then industry, then concentration. - Andrew Carnegie
Most people can’t seem to see the relationship between truth, honesty and national development. - Sunday Adelaja
Honesty defines self respect. - Unarine Ramaru
Honesty is a very expensive gift, Don't expect it from cheap people. - Warren Buffett
Honesty is to truth as prow is to stern. Honesty appears first and truth appears last. The interval between varies in direct proportion to the size of ship. With anything of size, truth takes a long time in coming. Sometimes it only manifests itself posthumously. - Haruki Murakami
Honesty whispers, "Don't get pricked by the thorns of lie. - Angelica Hopes
It was a grand trait of the old Roman that with him one and the same word meant both honor and honesty.
In all honesty, Johnny, we are often at the mercy of the White House for the news we report. Frequently, we simply repeat verbatim what the White House tells us.
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
Repose not trust in testing another's degree of honesty at the risk of one's loss in matters big, unless collateralized. - Firoozeh Dumas
First Embody the Emptiness of SilenceNext Embody the Fullness of Honesty & LoveThus Be HeavenSage Hope () SH... - Omid Mankoo
When the economy of a country is based fundamentally on the principles of truth and honesty, that nation experiences economic stability. - Sunday Adelaja
Economic and financial conversion is actually attainable, thanks to this principle of truth and honesty. - Sunday Adelaja
Honesty is nothing more than a party trick, and you know how much I love to dance. - Elizabeth Brooks
I like weights. You know where you stand with them. Well, sometimes you're lying under them, trying not to let them crush you, but you see, you KNOW they'd crush you if they could. There's honesty. - T. Campbell and Gisele Lagace
I lost my sense of trust, honesty and compassion. I crashed down and became what I consider an emotional mess. I've never been so miserable in my whole life. I just wanted to go to bed and never get up. - Shania Twain
No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful. - Eleanor Roosevelt
If your children asked you about your honesty with God, Let them look at the pictures with the person you married and was the reason they're alive...and they will understand. - RSCruz
Telling the truth to yourself is Integrity; Telling the truth to others is Honesty; Telling the truth with no fear or intimidation is Bravity and being free from falsehood is Purity! - Israelmore Ayivor
The refusal to take sides on great moral issues is itself a decision. It is a silent acquiescence to evil. The Tragedy of our time is that those who still believe in honesty lack fire and conviction, while those who believe in dishonesty are full of passionate conviction. - Fulton J. Sheen
True development only comes when the principles of truth and honesty have been successfully transmitted into the daily and everyday lifestyle of the people. - Sunday Adelaja
When truth and honesty is absent in the nation, it relates not just to the politicians. - Sunday Adelaja
A writer who has perfect writing skills and zero honesty is not an author but a sales person. - Sandra Chami Kassis
He spoke in polished honesty free of liar's filth. He said the hardest words with an unshakable voice, a wide smile, with fear and doubt freezing over his core. The truth was the best route, but the truth could always be costly... another truth. A sad truth. - Hubert Martin
Apparently the rarest commodities on earth are truth and honesty. - Ken Poirot
The lasting sweetness of the wealth obtained is directly proportional to the honesty of its source. Dishonest wealth does not last. - Israelmore Ayivor
Doesn't matter you have thousand of qualities but if you are not honest with your beloved then other all qualities are rubbish.to hold relation and love there is need only one quality Thats call Honesty and just Honesty - Moahmmed Zaki Ansari
Your selling point is that unique quality like integrity,teachability, honesty, humility, skill, sagacity, love, self-confidence, vision, compassion and kindness which distinguishes you among your contemporaries. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
I hold the maxim no less applicable to public than to private affairs, that honesty is always the best policy. - George Washington
Like the he-man movie stars who turn out to be queer . . . or the silent-film actors whose voices sound terrible recorded--the audience only wants a limited amount of honesty. [ellipses original] - Chuck Palahniuk
Honesty talks". - Behnam Rajabpoor
When you don’t have honesty in love then there is no communication. Honesty is improvisation of the heart; anything less is a well thought out and rehearsed script. - Shannon L. Alder
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
Honesty is for the most part, less profitable than dishonesty. - Plato
With honesty and a little digging, we have the opportunity to identify our gifts and harness them in the service of our best self—our own unique noble purpose. - Tom Hayes
No matter how unattractive your job is, once you are earning with honesty and dignity you need not care what people think of you in your work uniform. - moolesh.k.dindoyal
HONESTLY ....I believe people are intimidated with truthful/ outspoken people. HONESTY..... will help you grow and it shows maturity.HONEST.....people will push you closer towards your destiny. - Takina Cupp
Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth telling, truth speaking, truth living, and truth loving. - James E. Faust
The world is on fire with hate- everyone is blaming one another saying that religion is responsible for it!In all honesty, hate has no fate. But greed does it needs money, its faith. - Zarina Bibi
National transformation is also attainable through the simple principle of Truth and Honesty - Sunday Adelaja
No legacy is so rich as honesty. - William Shakespeare
Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom. - Thomas Jefferson
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people. - Spencer Johnson
Respect is earned, Honesty is appreciated. Trust is gained. Loyalty is returned. - Auliq Ice
If you are a finger, your honesty is the hand to make your existence worth living. - Munia Khan
Teach your children that a person is more valuable than any treasure found on this earth, teach them to love, teach them to sing, and dance, teach them to be courageous, and tell them they will be victorious on anything they put their heart and mind to, teach them honesty, and to never give up hope. - Martin Suarez
Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world...would do this, it would change the earth. - William Faulkner
Love is the great test of the human. The human is tested by our ability to withstand love. Love is so difficult, it is so challenging, it demands of us that we wreck it with ourselves. It demands of us an honesty that few of us could sustain. - Junot Díaz
We must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy. - George Bernard Shaw
Healing takes place when grievances are given ample and patient space to be acknowledged, when there is transparency and honesty, when everybody is given the chance to be heard, when nobody is excluded, when people can accept the energy of the conflict and use it as a major opportunity for growth. - Franco Santoro
If our actions stem from honesty, kindness, caring, and vision, then no matter what the result of our efforts, we have added something of value to our souls and to the world.
The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty. - Zig Ziglar
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made. - Groucho Marx
Keep your honesty as earth inside.Keep your focus as fire inside.Keep your determination as water inside.Keep your passion as blood inside.Most importantly keep love as it transcends all.At last keep your calm and winning is all yours. Embrace it!!! - Jatin Nasa
Honesty is always good, except when it's better to lie. - James Patterson
There is a possibility of economic growth through honesty and truth. - Sunday Adelaja
When we talk with our children about sexual abuse, we are not only taking a proactive step toward protecting them, we are building our relationship with them--grounded in honesty and trust. It's a win-win situation. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
Honesty is a big ticket item seemingly just out of the reach of the frivolous! - Mary-Ellen Peters
I resent being lied to because a lie doesn't only undermine the value of the truth, but it further denies the liar a fair chance for honesty. - Gugu Mona
Honesty is the great essential. It exalts the individual citizenship, and, without honesty, no man deserves the confidence of the people in private pursuit or in public office. - Warren G. Harding
Integrity is the recognition of the fact that you cannot fake your consciousness, just as honesty is the recognition of the fact that you cannot fake existence. - Ayn Rand
Honesty is the only way with anyone, when you'll be so close as to be living inside each other's skins. - Lois McMaster Bujold
Appearances, beauty, value and life have their unique mysteries and essence. I prefer that essence to be breathing with humility, honesty, compassion, respect and a timeless love. - Angelica Hopes
This love of money is the curse of American, and for the sake of it men will sell honor and honesty, till we don't know whom to trust, and it is only a genius like Agassiz who dares to say, 'I cannot waste my time in getting rich,'" said Mrs. Jessie sadly. - Louisa May Alcott
One of the secrets a nation can unlock to have material wealth is, having a leader who will take an uncompromising stand to establish truth and honesty as a rule of building the nation - Sunday Adelaja
Honesty is the key to Happiness. Be always truthful to yourself, to your feelings, emotions, needs and desires & to others, no matter what! - Lily Amis
Beauty in its simplest form doesn't need appraisal or constant change; it is viewed and valued with grace and honesty for what it is and criticizing it will only demean its value. - Christine Hallfeldt
Real transformation requires real honesty. If you want to move forward get real with yourself! - Bryant McGill
Complete honesty is not the same thing as full disclosure. - Ron Brackin
Honesty is a question of right or wrong, not a matter of policy.
Every man has his fault, and honesty is his.- Lucullus (Act III, scene 1) - William Shakespeare
Honesty is doing what you know or believe is right. Integrity is doing what is right and truthful. - Roy Bennett
Honesty may be the best policy, but it's important to remember that apparently, by elimination, dishonesty is the second-best policy. - George Carlin
The truth therefore is that great nations become great not because of their amount of wealth an Great nations become great thanks to their wealth of truth, honesty and other virtues the natural resources. - Sunday Adelaja
The key challenge facing us today is to successfully transmit into daily and everyday lifestyle the principle of truth and honesty. - Sunday Adelaja
Honesty is a good thing, but it is not profitable to its possessor unless it is kept under control. - Don Marquis
How frequently are the honesty and integrity of a man disposed of by a smile or a shrug. How many good and generous actions have been sunk into oblivion by a distrustful look, or stamped with the imputation of bad motives, by a mysterious and seasonable whisper!
Every man has his fault, and honesty is his. - William Shakespeare
You see, I have a policy about honesty and ass-kicking, which is, if you ask for it, then I have to let you have it. - Taylor Mali
Honesty is the best image. - Tom Wilson
The ultimate resources are EMOTIONAL STATES:Creativity, decisiveness, passion, honesty, sincerity, lovethese are the ultimate human resources and when you engage these resources you can get any other resource on earth. - Tony Robbins
Men like honesty when it favours them. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
This is what we desire in intimate relationships but this deep connection is often so frightful that most do not take advantage of the opportunities presented for honesty. - David W. Earle
When truth and honesty is successfully intertwined into the business world of a nation, the result is a boost in commerce. - Sunday Adelaja
Honesty is a great thing, if tempered with love. - Osama Sarwar
It is possible to have a rather tranquil political atmosphere in any given nation. The secret is to put truth and honesty as the foundation of the political structure in that nation. - Sunday Adelaja
A country cannot change, be transformed or developed as long as there is no truth and honesty as an everyday principle among the citizens of the nation. - Sunday Adelaja
Why would you ever premedicate honesty? To hesitate is to overthink how you feel. A blurted out answer is usually the most genuine. - Shannon L. Alder
Children have imagination enough to grasp any idea which you present to them with honesty and without patronage. - Armstrong Sperry
The most boring thing in the entire world is nudity. The second most boring thing is honesty. - Chuck Palahniuk
The exact symptom of sad people is their innocence and honesty but these kind of people always at the top of success... - Agha Kousar
Honesty, vulnerability and a good amount of courageous faith allows you to cry out in your bewilderment and not lose your belief in the process. These things allow you to wrestle your faith rather than lose it. - Bono
A taste for ostentation is rarely associated in the same souls with a taste for honesty - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Truth is a fundamental principle that is needed for any form of building or construction. So also is honesty. - Sunday Adelaja
Honesty is probably the sexiest thing a man can give to a woman. - Debra Messing
Without honesty and integrity, success is nothing but a terrible failure. - Debasish Mridha
Honesty has a power that very few people can handle - Steven Aitchison
Shamelessness is not the same as honesty. - James Poniewozik
If we in Nigeria and Africa generally are to experience a true national transformation, there must be numerous movements championing the cause for truth and honesty in every aspect of our daily affairs. - Sunday Adelaja
Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad. - Salvador Dali
Honesty is the only trick to not trick anyone. - Shawn Lukas
When you walk a life of honesty, you live a life of truth. - Therese Benedict
Honesty is not just keeping your ass away from people but also clean. - M.F. Moonzajer
Birds don't need bridges to cross precipices and honourable men with honesty wings to cross precipices of slander. - Mehmet Murat ildan
Honesty is one of the key elements to a great relationship. If you cannot be honest with your partner, stay single. - Kemi Sogunle
The happiness of America is intimately connected with the happiness of all mankind; she is destined to become the safe and venerable asylum of virtue, of honesty, of tolerance, and quality and of peaceful liberty. - Marquis De Lafayette
Literature is the product of a deep-seated need for honesty. Hence, those who lie most are struck most deeply by it, and those who are honest have no need for it. - Anthony Marais
If you see any country that is advanced and developed today, it is because that society is fundamentally based on principles of truth and honesty. - Sunday Adelaja
The essence of warrior traits are demonstrated by : integrity with self, and honesty with others - Soke Behzad Ahmadi
Deep love is no inusual nowadays. It's just for a few brave those understand it's an everydat's journey, fed it with respect, honesty, faith and lots of laugh. - SoyLaAzu
Vulnerability brings honesty. We become most honest with ourselves when we are faced with real fear around a situation or an outcome. Yet many still stay in their comfort zone, listening to their own excuses and lies. - Tony Curl
Honesty can be painful, but it's always better than bullshit. - RC deWinter
Honesty must sometimes be taken in small measure, like a bitter medicine. - Jan Cox Speas
Today, with the way things are in all circles, in soccer, in society, in politics, where it seems anything goes, a gesture of honesty goes down well. - Iván Fernández Anaya
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people. - Kin Hubbard
Honesty. It's such a lonely word. - Billy Joel
Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity. - Roy Bennett
The mind knows the truth when your heart denies what it feels. When you don't feel safe to let people in it is because you're not ready to deal with the pain of honesty. - Shannon L. Alder
It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office. - H. L. Mencken
The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education. - Plutarch
Commitment to truth telling lays the groundwork for the openness and honesty that is the heartbeat of love. When we see ourselves as we truly are and accept ourselves, we build the necessary foundation for self-love. - bell hooks
I believe that without strict enforcement of penalties for any offence violating the principles of truth and honesty, Nigeria and Africa will not be able to move from our present state of underdevelopment into civilization. - Sunday Adelaja
This is not about jealousy. It's all about loyalty, honesty and respect. - Pravinee Hurbungs
The man who believes that honesty is the best policy is not an honest man. - Paul Hoffman
Truth and honesty are some of the most powerful principles to developing a nation. - Sunday Adelaja
True honesty is what you are willing to admit to yourself without judgement! - Pollyanna Darling
Walk in truth. Leave footprints of honesty. - A.D. Posey
Honesty is being able to tell the truth without hurting anyone. - Federico Fellini
Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom. - Thomas Jefferson
Honesty is vulnerability. Sadly, not everyone can handle someone’s honesty. However, lying allows people to be comfortable. - Shannon L. Alder
Wealth will always find their way out of societies where truth and honesty are not established into the societies where there are principles of honesty and truth. - Sunday Adelaja
I think there’s a ton of fear in the perception of romance in part because there’s something very realistic in great romance namely, that women have the right to demand relationships that are based on equality and honesty and trust and, yes, a great sex life. - Sarah MacLean
Underlying the whole scheme of civilization is the confidence men have in each other, confidence in their integrity, confidence in their honesty, confidence in their future. - Bourke Cockran
Protecting our kids from sexual abuse is not accomplished in a single conversation, but in ongoing conversations grounded in honesty and trust. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
But Perfection never appealed to me.It's the beauty and honesty behind imperfections, that I fall in love with. - Wordions
There's a different kind of beauty that comes with humility and honesty - Kiera Cass
Honesty is the best insurance policy. - Brian Spellman
Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you've got it made. - George Burns
We live in a world full of duplicity.We are surrounded by people with duplicitous nature.They will be shooting arrows to question our honesty at every step we make.Therefore,it is our duty to protect ourselves by using our integrity as an armor and march forward, victoriously. - Indy Bissessur
... And the only way to find that honesty is to not overthink it.For your writing to come alive--to be multi-dimensional--you must barter away some control. - Elizabeth Sims
Look. Vegan, gluten-free quiche.""What exactly makes it quiche?""Well, the shape, I guess. It's quiche shaped.""Sounds great.""Your sarcasm is not appreciated.""Sounds gross.""Thank you. Honesty. - Kate Scelsa
Honesty is the best policy; but he who is governed by that maxim is not an honest man.
They envy the distinction I have won; let them therefore, envy my toils, my honesty, and the methods by which I gained it. - Sallust
There is a point at which honesty becomes mischief. That's when your writing becomes irresistible. - Daphne Athas
If you lose your integrity, you will also lose your identity, your sensitivity and your dignity. Integrity is honesty, modesty and security in all kinds of weather. It should be our priority! - Israelmore Ayivor
Nigeria is a country with abundance of wealth, but because of lack of truth and integrity, the wealth are stolen, but the paradox of the whole thing is, this stolen wealth always find their way to nations with no apparent natural wealth, but with a high credit of degree of truth and honesty. - Sunday Adelaja
Who taught you how to discern the Truth? Was it a big liar or a little liar or no liar at all? We cannot expect honesty from those we deal with if we don’t even know how to tell when we’re being lied to. - A. Antares
Close friends are truly life's treasures. Sometimes they know us better than we know ourselves. With gentle honesty, they are there to guide and support us, to share our laughter and our tears. Their presence reminds us that we are never really alone. - Vincent Van Gogh
Honesty makes stories real and characters memorable. From there, taking them to where they need to go will be all the development they need. - Dan Alatorre
Show me a culture where honesty is considered ridiculous, where nobody's ever accountable for anything, where anger gets admired as a sign of strength, and I'll show you a place where misery is permanent - Anthony Steyning
Honesty will guide you to goodness, and goodness will invite you to heaven. - Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S
Confidence in others' honesty is no light testimony of one's own integrity. - Michel de Montaigne
Find a strong glue and stick yourself to honesty! You shall feel like a wind, so light and so free! - Mehmet Murat ildan
With all honesty, somewhere between the hello and the dreams I saw you in I fell in love. - Robert M. Drake
Honesty is my true nature, but if people wants to use it that is their nature. - - Abhinav Rajput
Honesty has become the second best policy with your spouse…discretions apply elsewhere - Amit Abraham
Where is there dignity unless there is honesty? - Cicero
Honesty is the recognition of the fact that the unreal is unreal and can have no value, that neither love nor fame nor cash is a value if obtained by fraud. - Ayn Rand
I guess each of us, at some time, finds one person with whom we are compelled toward absolute honesty, one person whose good opinion of us becomes a substitute for the broader opinion of the world.
Honesty, for me, is usually the worst policy imaginable. - Patricia Highsmith
By the river of forgetfulness, I found honesty. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
Wealth will always find a way of escaping from societies without an established system of truth and honesty, into societies that are well established in truth and honesty. - Sunday Adelaja
Love requires trust, and trust requires honesty that is only got through love. - Auliq Ice
The Buddha taught complete honesty, with the extra instruction that everything a person says should be truthful and helpful. - Sylvia Boorstein
Honesty is a fine foundation from which to build upon; for if one was to really know what another thinks and how they feel…they would surely treat each other differently - Jeremy Aldana
Speak with honesty. Think with sincerity.Act with integrity. - A Course In Miracles
Honesty and integrity are absolutely essential for success in life all areas of life. - Zig Ziglar
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