Quotations About / On: HONESTY
Honesty is needed in life.
'while BEAUTY is in the eye of the beholder, HONESTY is in his mind'
(Both BEAUTY and HONESTY are abstract but while the former can be sensed with eye, the later is by mind.)
All life's relations should be of honesty.
Honesty is the key about life.
Honesty in politics is like virginity in prostitution
Trust is earned, honesty is what you are paid with
The beauty of business is that we do it with honesty
(Ethics of business)
I think the greatest rogues are they who talk most of their honesty.
(Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. Undecimus Scott, The Three Clerks, vol. 3, ch. xxiv, London, Bentley (1858).)
Party honesty is party duty, and party courage is party expediency.
(Grover Cleveland (1837-1908), U.S. president. Horace Samuel Merrill, Bourbon Leader: Grover Cleveland and the Democratic Party, ch. 7 (1957).)
Art, whose honesty must work through artifice, cannot avoid cheating truth.
(Laura Riding (1901-1991), U.S. poet. Selected Poems: In Five Sets, preface (1975).)