Quotes on “Integrity”

//Quotes on “Integrity”

Quotes on “Integrity”

Integrity … begins by understanding the need for consistent oneness in every area of life: spiritual, mental, physical, and emotional; and then acts to ensure that such unbroken completeness is always true of me.

Washington errs as other men do, but errs with integrity.” –Thomas Jefferson, from letter to William B. Giles, Dec. 31, 1795. Integrity sums up the father of our Nation, George Washington.

“Nothing more completely baffles one who is full of tricks and duplicity than straight forward and simple integrity in another.”
  Charles Caleb Colton
1780-1832, British Sportsman Writer
“Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.”
  Ralph Waldo Emerson
1803-1882, American Poet, Essayist
“Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right; decide on what you think is right and stick to it.”
  George Eliot
1819-1880, British Novelist
“If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely. It is absolutely touch and go. Each one of us could make the difference.”
  Buckminster Fuller
American Engineer, Inventor, Designer, Architect “Geodesic Dome”
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.”
  Samuel Johnson
1709-1784, British Author
Integrity is what we do, what we say, and what we say we do.”
  Don Galer
“A task becomes a duty from the moment you suspect it to be an essential part of that integrity which alone entitles a man to assume responsibility.”
  Dag Hammarskjold
1905-1961, Swedish Statesman, Secretary-General of the U.N.
“The integrity of men is to be measured by their conduct, not by their professions.”
Anonymous British Letter Writer
“I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I can do no other, so help me God. Amen.”
  Martin Luther
1483-1546, German Leader of the Protestant Reformation
“A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom.”
  Ayn Rand
1905-1982, Russian Writer, Philosopher
“It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving; it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe.”
  Thomas Paine
1737-1809, Anglo-American Political Theorist, Writer
Integrity is not a 90% thing, not a 95 percent thing; either you have it or you don’t.”
  Peter Scotese
Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage.”
  Charles Simmons
“In all things preserve integrity; and the consciousness of thine own uprightness will alleviate the toll of business, soften the hardness of ill-success and disappointments, and give thee an humble confidence before God, when the ingratitude of man, or the iniquity of the times may rob thee of other rewards.”
  Barbara Paley
“A person is not given integrity. It results from the relentless pursuit of honesty at all times.”
  Source Unknown


One Comment

  1. Sayings January 23, 2015 at 1:48 am

    The integrity of people is to be measured by their conduct, not by their professions.
    Junius (18th century author)

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