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Honesty Is A Great Virtue

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It can be tempting
to be a little dishonest
in order to gain a profit.
If you value wisdom
and integrity,
your honesty
won't go unnoticed.

"A false balance is an abomination to the Lord, but a just weight is his delight." — From the ‚Book of Proverbs 11: 1, in the Holy Bible

Sunday, October 6, 2019
Topic(s) of this poem: integrity,honesty
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Glen Kappy 07 October 2019

i see, tony, you've been reading the proverbs, something i've done several times over the years and have been thinking of doing again. how convenient that there's a chapter for every day of the month! honesty or transparency is a character trait i value above most any other. -glen

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Me Poet Yeps Poet 06 October 2019

doc you haven't read me since ages , , , , , , , , , ...PL READ MY CDN SERIES.1 TO 13 EXAMPLE POEM our third one should by next October be due what a lovely autumn it will be can you imagine like me LORD WISHES

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Marie Shine 06 October 2019

The old adage says " Honesty is the best policy" . This is so true and we should never be tempted, for any reason, to lose sight of it. Wonderful insightful write which I thank you for sharing, Tonyyyyy

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Marie Shine 06 October 2019

If we are tempted to be dishonest in order to gain material profit, then sadly, we are already lost and on the wrong road in life. If one gets a name for being corrupt our good name sinks into the mud of life and nobody will ever trust us so we create a situation which is best avoided by double-dealing!

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Kingsley Egbukole 06 October 2019

Dishonesty may be sweet with little rewards but the end is destruction. Beautiful poem. Kingsley Egbukole

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