Quotations About / On: HONESTY

  • 1.
    The beauty of business is that we do it with honesty
    (Ethics of business)
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  • 2.
    You have age, imagination and talent
    You have honesty
    You have positivity
    What you lack is action
    And that makes all the difference
    And all your virtues dormant
    (To younger generation wasting time in daydreaming and mere idleness)
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  • 3.
    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).)
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  • 4.
    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).)
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  • 5.
    I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy.
    (George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. Broadcast, July 11, 1932.)
  • 6.
    Honesty is a selfish virtue. Yes I am honest enough.
    (Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), U.S. author. (Written 1903), originally published as Things As They Are 1950. "Q.E.D.," bk. 1, Fernhurst, Q.E.D., and Other Early Writings, Liveright (1971).)
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  • 7.
    He that fails in his endeavours after wealth or power will not long retain either honesty or courage.
    (Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), British author, lexicographer. repr. in Works of Samuel Johnson, vol. 2, eds. W.J. Bate, John M. Bullitt, and L.F. Powell, 1963). Adventurer, no. 99 (October 16, 1753).)
  • 8.
    Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves, but deal in our privacy with the last honesty and truth.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Illusions," The Conduct of Life (1860).)
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  • 9.
    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).)
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  • 10.
    To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
    (John Ruskin (1819-1900), British art critic, author. Time and Tide, letter 8 (1867).)
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