Honesty is perhaps one of the most valued virtues, due to the rarity with which people who possess it are found. For many, being honest is difficult even with themselves, which is why this virtue is also a source of inspiration for famous quotes.
Famous Honesty Quotes:
- There is only one way to know if a man is honest: ask him. -Groucho Marx
- How desperately difficult it is to be honest with yourself. Benson
- Honesty is incompatible with making a fortune. - Mahatma Gandhi
- Honesty: The best of the lost arts. -Mark Twain
- Honesty is not a virtue, it's an obligation. -Andrés Calamaro
- Honest words give us a clear indication of the honesty of the one who speaks or writes them. Miguel Cervantes Saavedra
- Honesty is the best policy. Benjamin Franklin
- The river of truth runs through channels of lies. It is easy to speak out when the whole truth is not going to be told. The truth raises storms against itself that scatter its seed to the four winds. The false, however much it grows in power, can never rise to the truth. Rabindranath Tagore.
- I hope that I will always have sufficient strength and virtue to preserve what I consider to be the most enviable of all titles: the character of the honest man. -George Washington
- Always say what you feel and do what you think. -Gabriel Garcia Marquez
- What the law does not prohibit, honesty can prohibit. -Lucio Anneo Seneca
- I believe that we must work honestly, because without an honest attitude nothing can be done in the world. -Mao Tse-Tung
- This is the first precept of friendship: ask friends only what is honest, and only what is honest to do for them. - Marco Tulio Cicero
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