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Dishonesty Quotes

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.

Author: Democritus

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.

Author: Socrates

Profession: Greek Philosopher of Athens