Dishonesty is so grasping it would deceive God himself, were it possible.
Author: George Bancroft (1800-1891)
Profession: American Historian
Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.
Profession: Greek Philosopher
Don't place too much confidence in the man who boasts of being as honest as the day is long. Wait until you meet him at night.
Author: Robert C. Edwards
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
Author: Kin Hubbard (1868-1930)
Profession: American Humorist, Journalist
Men are able to trust one another, knowing the exact degree of dishonesty they are entitled to expect.
Author: Stephen B. Leacock (1869-1944)
Profession: Canadian Humorist, Economist
If all mankind were suddenly to practice honesty, many thousands of people would be sure to starve.
Author: Georg C. Lichtenberg (1742-1799)
Profession: German Physicist, Satirist
False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.
Profession: Greek Philosopher of Athens