Truth And Honesty Quotes

Truth And Honesty Quotes by Albert Einstein, Zig Ziglar, Richard M. Nixon, George Burns, George Bernard Shaw, Kin Hubbard and many others.

If you are out to describe the truth, leave elegance to the tailor.
Honesty and integrity are absolutely essential for success in life – all areas of life. The really good news is that anyone can develop both honesty and integrity.
Let us begin by committing ourselves to the truth to see it like it is, and tell it like it is, to find the truth, to speak the truth, and to live the truth.
Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.
Honesty pays, but it doesn’t seem to pay enough to suit some people.
To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; credible we must be truthful.
You can’t handle the truth!
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
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.
The solar system has no anxiety about its reputation, and the credit of truth and honesty is as safe; nor have I any fear that a skeptical bias can be given by leaning hard on the sides of fate, of practical power, or of trade, which the doctrine of Faith cannot down-weigh.
If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it.
Sometimes I’m not so sure how healthy it is because it’s exhausting to put all your emotion into your work, but I guess I should be thankful for that. I don’t want the work to be about anything else but the truth and honesty.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.
The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth.
Wherever politics intrudes upon economic life, political success is readily attained by saying what people like to hear rather than what is demonstrably true. Instead of safeguarding truth and honesty, the state then tends to become a major source of insi
We tell lies when we are afraid… afraid of what we don’t know, afraid of what others will think, afraid of what will be found out about us. But every time we tell a lie, the thing that we fear grows stronger.
Truth is the most valuable thing we have. Let us economize it.
Today I bent the truth to be kind, and I have no regret, for I am far surer of what is kind than I am of what is true.
Nothing more completely baffles one who is full of trick and duplicity himself, than straight forward and simple integrity in another.
When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those that do.
The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
A truth that’s told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
Just be truthful – and if you can fake that, you’ve got it made.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful.
Three things cannot long be hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.
Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.
All stories should have some honesty and truth in them, otherwise you’re just playing about.
[Success] always starts with the material; it always starts with the truth and honesty of the characters that you read in the screenplay and that’s rarely something that can be remedied if it’s simply not there by the time you shoot the film. Thank God we had that.
People who are brutally honest get more satisfaction out of the brutality than out of the honesty.
Always tell the truth. That way you don’t have to remember what you said.
I am inspired by great food, theater, books, the beach, black-and-white photography, and great vocalists, like Dianne Reeves, Alice Smith, and Shirley Horn. I am inspired by my mentor Diana Castle, who is guiding me towards a truth and honesty in my life and work that I have always longed for.
Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves, but deal in our privacy with the last honesty and truth.
Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.
If you tell the truth you do not need a good memory!
The greatest homage we can pay to truth, is to use it.
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less rascal in the world.
Want of principle is power. Truth and honesty set a limit to our efforts, which impudence and hypocrisy easily overleap.
The truth is rarely pure and never simple.
Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted in important affairs.
Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess.
Follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.
It is not without good reason, that he who has not a good memory should never take upon him the trade of lying.
Every time we tell a lie, the thing we fear grows stronger.
You do your due diligence, you read as much as you can, and then, ultimately, I find that you discard that and you concentrate on the characters [of ‘Antropoid’] and you can draw on [the research] if you wish, but I think ultimately it’s about bringing as much truth and honesty to the portrayal as possible.
The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable.
Those who think it is permissible to tell white lies soon grow color-blind.
If you tell the truth, you don’t need a long memory.
We learned about honesty and integrity – that the truth matters… that you don’t take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules… and success doesn’t count unless you earn it fair and square.
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth telling, truth speaking, truth living, and truth loving.