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Integrity Quotes

Integrity is not just the opposite of hypocrisy. This commonly used adjective actually means to be whole or complete. However, in ethical terms, integrity acquires a more moral undertone and implies qualities like honesty, truthfulness, honor, beliefs, values, opinions, and other principles that one should possess. Integrity has been studied extensively in the context of moral or ethical perspective, modern behavioral studies, religion (i.e. in Christianity), legal, business, political and psychology to name a few. Read these inspiring integrity quotations and sayings to shed some light into one’s life.

Bob Marley

The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.

Katy Perry

I'm a good girl because I really believe in love, integrity, and respect. I'm a bad girl because I like to tease.

Lots of countries, like Israel, live with terrorism every day, and it doesn't impact their integrity. The big threat to America is the way we react to terrorism by throwing away what everybody values about our country - a commitment to human rights. America is a great nation because we are a good nation.

Baltasar Gracian

A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.

Football Success

Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.

Life Achievement Happiness
H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you.

Children
Samuel Johnson

Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.

John Roberts

I will be vigilant to protect the independence and integrity of the Supreme Court, and I will work to ensure that it upholds the rule of law and safeguards those liberties that make this land one of endless possibilities for all Americans.

Narendra Modi

Good governance with good intentions is the hallmark of our government. Implementation with integrity is our core passion.

I don't have stylistic loyalty. That's why people perceive me changing all the time. But there is a real continuity in my subject matter. As an artist of artifice, I do believe I have more integrity than any one of my contemporaries.

We are all equal children before our mother; and India asks each one of us, in whatsoever role we play in the complex drama of nation-building, to do our duty with integrity, commitment and unflinching loyalty to the values enshrined in our Constitution.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Let me define a leader. He must have vision and passion and not be afraid of any problem. Instead, he should know how to defeat it. Most importantly, he must work with integrity.

To have the opportunity to lead the Solicitor General's office is the honor of a lifetime. As you know, this is an office with a long and rich tradition, not only of extraordinary legal skill but also of extraordinary professionalism and integrity. That is due, in large measure, to the people who have led it.

Kevin Bacon

When I go home, I try to raise my children with honesty and integrity and teach them to take care of the world and of each other.

Eudora Welty

Integrity can be neither lost nor concealed nor faked nor quenched nor artificially come by nor outlived, nor, I believe, in the long run, denied.

Cameron Diaz

I hate committing myself to anything. It's probably the lack of discipline, honestly. I'm probably a spoiled brat worried about getting my way every time.

Oprah Winfrey

Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.

Megan Fox

I need to hold onto my soul and my integrity, and I can't compromise that.

Compromise Soul
Andrew Cuomo

The time has come to return integrity, performance and dignity to New York and make it the Empire State once again.

Zig Ziglar

With integrity, you have nothing to fear, since you have nothing to hide. With integrity, you will do the right thing, so you will have no guilt.

Michael Douglas

Our economy is increasingly dependent on the success and integrity of the financial markets.

Success
Confucius

The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.

Mickey Rourke

I try to find the right director who won't compromise his or anyone else's integrity, and yet be political enough to give the studio what they want, yet put up a fight to maintain that integrity.

Les Brown

Honor your commitments with integrity.

I have been in 'Star Wars' since I was 20. And they're not just doing some goofy sequel, like, to service the hunger of it. It actually has been thought out and it has integrity and they took it seriously, which they didn't have to do, you know? It's hard to do, given the appetite and the angles from which everybody's coming at it.

Albert Camus

Integrity has no need of rules.

Zig Ziglar

Honesty and integrity are absolutely essential for success in life - all areas of life. The really good news is that anyone can develop both honesty and integrity.

Good Life Success Success
Denis Waitley

A life lived with integrity - even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shining star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.

George Foreman

The greatest asset, even in this country, is not oil and gas. It's integrity. Everyone is searching for it, asking, 'Who can I do business with that I can trust?'

Vijay Mallya

I think it is better when people with their own businesses and means of income join politics as there is some degree of honesty and integrity.

Don DeLillo

One truth is the swing of the sentence, the beat and poise, but down deeper it's the integrity of the writer as he matches with the language.

Hillary Clinton

Voting is the most precious right of every citizen, and we have a moral obligation to ensure the integrity of our voting process.

Tim Curry

With a sequel, you always worry for its integrity.

George Foreman

If you can maintain that integrity in whatever you do, you can't go wrong. That's what I tell my kids, anyway.

Alec Baldwin

To be in this business and have tremendous integrity and only make distinguished choices is very tough.

In 1987, I had my first opportunity to provide 'advice and consent' on a Supreme Court nominee. At that time, I stated that the qualifications essential for evaluating a nominee for the bench included 'integrity, character, legal competence and ability, experience, and philosophy and judicial temperament.' On that test, Elena Kagan fails.

Sandra Bullock

I have friends and family that are filled with massive amounts of integrity. And it shouldn't be an oddity.

Erich Fromm

Love is union with somebody, or something, outside oneself, under the condition of retaining the separateness and integrity of one's own self.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.

Joseph Conrad

You can't, in sound morals, condemn a man for taking care of his own integrity. It is his clear duty.

Tom Petty

There used to be this real sense of community integrity in rock. It has really eroded. Everyone seems to be on their own now.

Andrew Cuomo

I've been not only articulating the dissatisfaction with Albany, I've been acting on it. I've been very aggressive in bringing public integrity cases and public corruption cases and bringing cases against sitting legislators.

Corruption Acting
Ayn Rand

A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom.

Billy Graham

The time has come for all evangelists to practice full financial disclosure. The world is watching how we walk and how we talk. We must have the highest standards of morality, ethics and integrity if we are to continue to have influence.

Nancy Pelosi

The American people voted to restore integrity and honesty in Washington, D.C., and the Democrats intend to lead the most honest, most open and most ethical Congress in history.

Michelle Obama

My mother's love has always been a sustaining force for our family, and one of my greatest joys is seeing her integrity, her compassion, her intelligence reflected in my daughters.

Nick Jonas

I feel really fortunate to come from a home that was always supportive and stemming from creativity, integrity and building character.

Madonna Ciccone

My father was very strong. I don't agree with a lot of the ways he brought me up. I don't agree with a lot of his values, but he did have a lot of integrity, and if he told us not to do something, he didn't do it either.

I did very extensive diligence on Al Jazeera English, the network from which Al Jazeera America is going to be derived, and it's really very clear that they have long since established a reputation for excellence and integrity and objectivity.

Ilhan Omar

Many in the Somali community are excited to vote and support candidates who have shown an ability to lead with integrity and not use props and gatekeepers to get their votes.

Mitt Romney

We look to our pastors and priests and rabbis and counselors of all kinds to testify of the enduring principles upon which our society is built: honesty, charity, integrity and family.

Michel de Montaigne

Confidence in others' honesty is no light testimony of one's own integrity.

Zig Ziglar

Honesty and integrity are by far the most important assets of an entrepreneur.

Zig Ziglar

It is true that integrity alone won't make you a leader, but without integrity you will never be one.

Lonliness
Denis Waitley

You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.

Rashida Jones

My pet peeve and my goal in life is to somehow get an adjective for 'integrity' in the dictionary. 'Truthful' doesn't really cover it, or 'genuine.' It should be like 'integritus.'

Life Pets

There are a lot of guys who are successful, they make a lot of big money, I mean millions overnight with a contract, and they don't understand the evaporation. It evaporates. You're always back to square one. I found that out, so integrity is how I do business. That's my main asset.

Katy Perry

I'm a good girl because I really believe in love, integrity, and respect.

Jodie Foster

I had a certain career as an actor that I think was quite personal as well, and had a lot of integrity, but I wasn't writing my own things or directing my own movies.

Writing Movies
Sandra Bullock

Human beings exist that have integrity, that know how to keep their mouth shut, that know the bigger picture, that don't sell out their friends.

David Bowie

I cannot with any real integrity perform songs I've done for 25 years. I don't need the money. What I need is to feel that I am not letting myself down as an artist and that I still have something to contribute.

I try to make music with emotion and integrity. And authenticity. You can feel when something's authentic, and you can feel when it's not: you know when someone's trying to make the club record, or trying to make the girl record, or trying to make the thug record. It's none of that. It's just my emotions.

I wouldn't say I'm personally trying to transition from comedy into drama. I don't look at things like, 'Oh, I need to do a drama now.' I get a lot of material sent to me, and if I feel like something has the creative integrity and the right director and the right whoever involved, the right actors and is a great story, then I do it.

Mike Pence

I believe we need to focus first and foremost - as Donald Trump has done with such force and such passion - on border integrity and building the wall.

Marilyn Monroe

I want to be an artist, an actress with integrity, and that includes all kinds of parts.

Artists
Vladimir Putin

There are both things in international law: the principle of territorial integrity and right to self-determination.

Donald Trump

The interesting thing is that everyone in golf is just nice. You learn a lot about people playing golf: their integrity, how they play under pressure.