There are currently (40) quotations in this Honesty Quotes category.
"Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth,
but by washing away from it all that is not gold."
"Each of us tends to think we see things as they are, that we are objective. But this is not the case. We see the world, not as it is, but as we are - or as we are conditioned to see it."
~Dr. Stephen Covey~
"Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies."
~Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche~
"It is better to be defeated on principle than to win on lies."
"The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple."
"To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest."
~Mahatma Gandhi~ Honesty quotes
"Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom."
"An honest man can feel no pleasure in the
exercise of power over his fellow citizens."
"Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time,
but it's not going to go away."
"Prefer a loss to a dishonest gain;
the one brings pain at the moment, the other for all time."
~Chilon, Greek philosopher~
"Man has no nobler function than to defend the truth."
"Don't believe your friends when they ask you to be honest
with them. All they really want is to be maintained in the
good opinion they have of themselves."
~Albert Camus~ Honesty quotes
"Teach thy tongue to say I do not know and thou shalt progress."
"I think you can be an honest person and lie about any number of things."
“Being truthful, even when your friends are not, takes real courage.”
~Donna B. Forrest~
"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~
“What is uttered from the heart alone,
will win the hearts of others to your own.”
~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"Those who think it is permissible to tell white lies soon grow color-blind."
"Treat those who are good with goodness, and also treat those
who are not good with goodness. Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest, and be also honest to
those who are not honest. Thus honesty is attained..."
~Lao Tzu~ Honesty quotes
“No matter what you believe it doesn’t change the facts.”