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Sincerity Quotes

It is best to be yourself, imperial, plain and true.

Author: Robert Browning (1812-1889)

Profession: British Poet

Sincerity may be humble, but she cannot be servile.

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

Can there be greater foolishness than the respect you pay to people collectively when you despise them individually?

Author: Marcus T. Cicero

Profession: Great Roman Orator, Politician

Sincerity is not a spontaneous flower nor is modesty either.

Author: Sidonie Gabrielle Colette (1873-1954)

Profession: French Author

Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.

Author: Confucius

Profession: Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher

A wit should no more be sincere, than a woman constant; one argues a decay of parts, as to other of beauty.

Author: William Congreve (1670-1729)

Profession: British Dramatist

Truth of a modest sort I can promise you, and also sincerity. That complete, praiseworthy sincerity which, while it delivers one into the hands of one's enemies, is as likely as not to embroil one with one's friends.

Author: Joseph Conrad (1857-1924)

Profession: Polish-born British Novelist

What is earnest is not always true; on the contrary, error is often more earnest than truth.

Author: Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

Sincerity is the highest complement you can pay,

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

Sincerity is the luxury allowed, like diadems and authority, only to the highest rank. Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

Nay, Madam, when you are declaiming, declaim; and when you are calculating, calculate.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

Weak people cannot be sincere.

Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680)

Profession: French Classical Writer

You know I say just what I think, and nothing more and less. I cannot say one thing and mean another.

Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1819-1892)

Profession: American Poet