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Honesty Quotes

Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.

Author: James Allen (1864-1912)

Profession: British-born American Essayist, Author of ''As a Man Thinketh''

Do not do what you would undo if caught.

Author: Leah Arendt


Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.

Author: Mary Kay Ash

Profession: American Businesswoman, Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics

Honesty is as rare as a man without self-pity.

Author: Stephen Vincent Benet (1989-1943)

Profession: American Novelist, Poet

How desperately difficult it is to be honest with oneself. It is much easier to be honest with other people.

Author: Edward Frederic Benson (1867-1940)

Profession: American Author

You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another. [Leviticus 19:11]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.

Author: Josh Billings (1815-1885)

Profession: American Humorist, Lecturer

Morality may consist solely in the courage of making a choice.

Author: Leon Blum (1872-1950)

Profession: French Statesman and Prime Minister

Dishonest people conceal their faults from themselves as well as others, honest people know and confess them.

Author: Christian Nevell Bovee (1820-1904)

Profession: American Author, Lawyer

The elegance of honesty needs no adornment.

Author: Merry Browne


No one can earn a million dollars honestly.

Author: William Jennings Bryan (1860-1925)

Profession: American Lawyer, Politician

You've got to be honest; if you can fake that, you've got it made.

Author: George Burns (1896-1996)

Profession: American Comedy Actor

Dare to be honest and fear no labor.

Author: Robert Burns (1759-1796)

Profession: Scottish Poet

The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don't let them put you in that position.

Author: Leo Buscaglia

Profession: American Expert on Love, Lecturer, Author

Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less rascal in the world.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author