Sincerity is the most coveted of all moral ideals and these sincerity quotes ably justify that. For more on famous seriousness/commitment quotations and sayings, read on.

Sincerity Quotes

Sincerity is the virtue of the righteous, the trait of the honest, and the most prized asset of the successful. Any act or deed, which is backed by earnest feelings of sincerity, is bound to be a success. A person, who is forthcoming about his / her thoughts, feeling and desires and barely likes to guise his intentions, can be said to be a sincere person, in real sense of the term. Sincerity has been deemed as the utmost moral virtue and is indeed one of the higher ideals in life. For more on seriousness/commitment quotations and sayings, read on.

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

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

- Garrison Keillor

Have you learned the lessons only of those who admired you, and were tender with you, and stood aside for you? Have you not learned great lessons from those who braced themselves against you, and disputed passage with you?

- Walt Whitman

Friendship, like the immortality of the soul, is too good to be believed.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everyone smiles with that invisible gun to their head.

- Fight Club , Chuck Palahniuk

An honest man is always a child.

- Socrates

The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.

- 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

Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs.

- Ansel Adams

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

Only the person who has faith in himself is able to be faithful to others.

- Erich Fromm

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

Doing is the great thing, for if people resolutely do what is right, they come in time to like doing it.

- John Ruskin

I love you more than my own skin.

- Frida Kahlo

Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.

- Karl Marx

What I am looking for is a blessing not in disguise.

- Jerome K. Jerome

Marilyn Monroe wasn't even her real name, Charles Manson isn't his real name, and now, I'm taking that to be my real name. But what's real? You can't find the truth, you just pick the lie you like the best.

- Marilyn Manson

All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.

- Marie Curie

I have frequently been questioned, especially by women, of how I could reconcile family life with a scientific career. Well, it has not been easy.

- Marie Curie

I've always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come.

- Michael Jordan

My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.

- Indira Gandhi

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

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.

- Mother Teresa

I was angry with my friend: I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I was angry with my foe: I told it not, my wrath did grow.

- 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

When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.

- Theodore Roosevelt

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

Nothing gives rest but the sincere search for truth.

- Blaise Pascal

Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.

- Emily Dickinson

Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.

- Noam Chomsky

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