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Honesty Quotes

It is annoying to be honest to no purpose.

Author: Ovid

Profession: Roman Poet

The honest man must be a perpetual renegade, the life of an honest man a perpetual infidelity. For the man who wishes to remain faithful must take himself perpetually unfaithful to all the continual, successive, indefatigable, renascent errors.

Author: Charles Peguy (1873-1914)

Profession: French Poet, Philosopher

Honesty is for the most par less profitable than dishonesty.

Author: Plato

Profession: Greek Philosopher

An honest man's the noblest work of God.

Author: Alexander Pope (1688-1744)

Profession: British Poet, Critic, Translator

Nothing resembles an honest man more than a cheat.

Author: French Proverb

Profession: Sayings of French Origin

A thread will tie an honest man better than a chain a rogue.

Author: Scottish Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Scottish Origin

No one is wise or safe, but they that are honest.

Author: Sir Walter Raleigh (1552-1618)

Profession: British Courtier, Navigator, Writer

If you give me six lines written by the hand of the most honest of men, I will find something in them which will hang him.

Author: Cardinal De Richelieu (1585-1642)

Profession: French Statesman

I grew up in New York, and I have that in me, that be-honest-at-all-costs, don't b.s. me attitude. I say, ''If you've got something to say about me, say it to my face. And then we'll either talk about it or fight about it.''

Author: Tim Robbins (1958)

Profession: American Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Producer, Writer

To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.

Author: John Ruskin (1819-1900)

Profession: British Critic, Social Theorist

Honesty prospers in every condition of life.

Author: Johann Friedrich Von Schiller (1759-1805)

Profession: German Dramatist, Poet, Historian

Honesty is the best policy. If I lose mine honor, I lose myself.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Though I am not naturally honest, I am so sometimes by chance.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

We must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy.

Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist

Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.

Author: Sophocles

Profession: Greek Tragic Poet