Quotes on “Honesty”

//Quotes on “Honesty”

Quotes on “Honesty”

Honesty … begins by giving thoughtful attention to understanding what reality is in the situation, and then acts to avoid any slightest attempt in word or deed to deceive others about the reality for even a moment.

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.”
  Mary Kay Ash
American Businesswoman, Founder of May Kay Cosmetics
Dishonest people conceal their faults from themselves as well as others, honest people know and confess them..”
  Christian Nevell Bovee
1820-1904, American Author, Lawyer
“Prefer a loss to dishonest gain; the one brings pain at the moment, the other for all time.”
560 BC, Greek Sage
“Without adversity a person hardly knows whether they are honest or not.”
  Henry Fielding
1707-1754, British Novelist, Dramatist
“No such thing as a man willing to be honest — that would be like a blind man willing to see.”
  F. Scott Fitzgerald
1896-1940, American Writer
Honesty is the best policy.”
  Benjamin Franklin
1706-1790, American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat
“I would give no thought of what the world might say of me, if I could only transmit to posterity the reputation of an honest man..”
  Sam Houston
1793-1863, American Soldier, Statesman
“I have found that being honest is the best technique I can use. Right up front, tell people what you’re trying to accomplish and what you’re willing to sacrifice to accomplish it.”
  Lee Iacocca
1927- American Businessman, Former CEO of Chrysler
Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom.”
  Thomas Jefferson
1743-1826, Third President of the USA
“The true measure of life is not length, but honesty.”
  John Lyly
circa 1554-1606, British Writer
“Would you want to do business with a person who was 99% honest?”
  Sidney Madwed
American Speaker, Consultant, Author, Poet
Honesty is the single most important factor having a direct bearing on the final success of an individual, corporation, or product.”
  Ed McMahon
American TV Host
“To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.”
  John Ruskin
1819-1900, British Critic, Social Theorist
“Each time you are honest and conduct yourself with honesty, a success force will drive you toward greater success.  Each time you lie, even with a little white lie, there are strong forces pushing you toward failure.”
  Joseph Sugarman
American Businessman
“I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.”
  George Washington
1732-1799, First President of the USA
Honesty is the best policy. If I lose mine honor, I lose myself.”
  William Shakespeare
1564-1616, British Poet, Playwright, Actor


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