Honesty is the ultimate human virtue and these honesty quotes affirms this fact. Gear up for a moral trip with these famous integrity quotations & sayings.

Honesty Quotes

“Honesty is the best policy” is one of most popular and universally recognized quotation that signifies the importance of being honest in life. To be genuinely admired and respected, you need to be honest. Being honest in both your personal and professional dealings is the ultimate way that to achieve happiness and success. Although, the road to honesty is not always pleasant, the upshots of honesty are definitely desirable. Check out these famous integrity quotations and sayings and tweak up the sincere self in you.

All faults may be forgiven of him who has perfect candor.

- Walt Whitman

As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.

- John Greenleaf Whittier

There lives more faith in honest doubt, believe me, than in half the creeds.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

I believe in looking reality straight in the eye and denying it.

- Garrison Keillor

If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it.

- Meditations , Marcus Aurelius

An honest man is always a child.

- Socrates

I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.

- Socrates

The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.

- Socrates

The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.

- Groucho Marx

Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.

- Salvador Dali

People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.

- Eleanor Roosevelt

Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.

- Stephen King

A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.

- Victor Hugo

Beauty deprived of its proper foils and adjuncts ceases to be enjoyed as beauty, just as light deprived of all shadows ceases to be enjoyed as light.

- John Ruskin

I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.

- Frida Kahlo

The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when nobody else is looking.

- Mia Hamm

A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.

- Auguries of Innocence , William Blake

Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go.

- Mother Teresa

It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.

- Napolean Hill

Unless you're ashamed of yourself now and then, you're not honest.

- William Faulkner

It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them.

- Dame Agatha Christie

A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there can be no true joy.

- Thomas Carlyle

A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.

- Aesop

Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.

- Aesop

“Honestly, I think Robert and I should write a movie together. He has a very fertile mind. And he's good in bed.

- Val Kilmer

You always admire what you really don't understand.

- Blaise Pascal

If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.

- Noam Chomsky

Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.

- Plato

A shady business never yields a sunny life.

- B. C. Forbes

The man who has won millions at the cost of his conscience is a failure.

- B. C. Forbes

Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that's right is to get by, and the only thing that's wrong is to get caught.”

- J. C. Watts

Better is the enemy of good.

- Voltaire

I only answer to two people, myself and God.

- Cher

I am not influenced by the techniques or fashions of any other motion picture company.

- Walt Disney

I die the king's faithful servant, but God's first.

- Thomas More

Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.

- Andrew Jackson

You see much more of your children once they leave home.

- Lucille Ball

I have made good judgements in the past. I have made good judgements in the future.

- Dan Quayle

All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.

- Homage to Catalonia , George Orwell

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.

- Lucille Ball

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