Quotes on Honest And Integrity

A life lived with integrity - even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come. Denis Waitley

Honesty is the best policy. If I lose mine honor, I lose myself. William Shakespeare

Drawing is the honesty of the art. Salvador Dali

Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right. George Eliot

Integrity is not a conditional word. It doesn't blow in the wind or change with the weather. John D Macdonald

The voice within is what I'm married to. All marriage is a metaphor for that marriage. My lover is the place inside me where an honest yes and no come from. That's my true partner. It's always there. And to tell you yes when my integrity says no is to divorce that partner. Byron Katie

I call not that virginity a virtue, which resideth onely in the bodies integrity; much less if it be with a purpose of perpetually keeping it: for then it is a most inhumane vice. - But I call that Virginity a virtue which is willing and desirous to yield it self upon honest and lawfull terms, when just reason requireth; and until then, is kept with a modest chastity of body and mind. John Donne

If you tell the truth, you don't need a long memory. Jesse Ventura

With integrity you have nothing to fear, since you have nothing to hide. With integrity you will do the right thing, so you will have no guilt. With fear and guilt removed you are free to be and do your best. Zig Ziglar

A little integrity is better than any career. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is. George Bernard Shaw

A good man will find that there is goodness in the world; an honest man will find that there is honesty in the world; and a man of principle will find principle and integrity in the hearts of others. Albert Pike

Soldiers must possess integrity in order to build trust and confidence in themselves, our leadership, and the American public. Among the things I've learned during my career is that you must be honest with everyone about everything. Glen E. Morrell

Excellence and competitiveness aren't incompatible with honesty and integrity. Jack Welch

I am sure you will be guided right in your decision, to place implicit faith in his integrity and honesty. Best wishes from one who has known Richard longer than anyone else. His mother Hannah Milhous Nixon

...pay your tithes and offerings out of honesty and integrity because they are God's rightful due...Paying tithing is not a token gift we are somehow charitably bestowing upon God. Paying tithing is discharging a debt. Jeffrey R. Holland

When I interview someone, I know in the first two minutes if I like them or not. I find that if its easy to talk to someone and I see an openness and honesty and integrity, then I usually hire them. Bobbi Brown

Success doesn't count unless you earn it fair and square. Michelle Obama

Let no pleasure tempt thee, no profit allure thee, no persuasion move thee, to do anything which thou knowest to be evil; so shalt thou always live jollity; for a good conscience is a continual Christmas. Benjamin Franklin

The glue that holds all relationships together ... is trust, and trust is based on integrity. Brian Tracy

People of integrity and honesty not only practice what they preach, they are what they preach. David A Bednar

If you don't have integrity, you have nothing. You can't buy it. Henry Kravis

Make sure you're right, then go ahead. Davy Crockett

To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest. Mahatma Gandhi

If everyone were clothed with integrity, if every heart were just, frank, kindly, the other virtues would be well-nigh useless. Moliere

Don't worry so much about your self-esteem. Worry more about your character. Integrity is its own reward. Laura Schlessinger

If you have integrity, nothing else matters. If you don't have integrity, nothing else matters. Alan K Simpson

The high road is always respected. Honesty and integrity are always rewarded. Scott Hamilton

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. Michelle Obama

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist. Mary Kay Ash

If I ever lose my mind I hope some honest person will find it and take it to Lost and Found. George Carlin

Each honest calling, each walk of life, has its own elite, its own aristocracy based on excellence of performance. . . . There will always be the false snobbery which tries to place one vocation above another. You will become a member of the aristocracy in the American sense only if your accomplishments and integrity earn this appellation. James Bryant Conant

A person who is fundamentally honest doesn't need a code of ethics. The Ten Commandments and the Sermon on the Mount are all the ethical code anybody needs. Harry S Truman

You have lived longer than I have and perhaps may have formed a different judgment on better grounds; but my observations do not enable me to say I think integrity the characteristic of wealth. In general I believe the decisions of the people, in a body, will be more honest and more disinterested than those of wealthy men. Thomas Jefferson

If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it. Marcus Aurelius

People who are brutally honest get more satisfaction out of the brutality than out of the honesty. Richard J Needham

Leadership consists not in degrees of technique but in traits of character. Lewis H Lapham

I hate mankind, for I think myself one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am. Samuel Johnson

You beat 50 percent of the people in America by working hard. You beat 40 percent by being a person of honesty and integrity and standing for something. The last 10 percent is a dogfight in the free enterprise system. Arthur L. Williams, Jr.

From the beginning of my days, it comes right back down to my parents. Raising all the kids. They really taught me principles of hard work, honesty and integrity. Those are the things that will always carry with you. My brother and I carry on those qualities that my parents have taught us. It helps keep me in check. Charlie Brenneman

Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people. Spencer Johnson

It takes less time to do a thing right, than it does to explain why you did it wrong. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Now to act with integrity, according to that strength of mind and body with which our creator hath endowed each of use, appears necessary for all. John Woolman

It's your life - but only if you make it so. The standards by which you live must be your own standards, your own values, your own convictions in regard to what is right and wrong, what is true and false, what is important and what is trivial. When you adopt the standards and the values of someone else . . . you surrender your own integrity. You become, to the extent of your surrender, less of a human being. Eleanor Roosevelt

To me dogs are not the students, not the ones that need training. To me a dog is a teacher of life, who teaches us the principles of the most important moral values; honesty, integrity, loyalty, trust, respect and love. Cesar Millan

The highest compact we can make with our fellow is - "Let there be truth between us two forevermore." Ralph Waldo Emerson

Each man must for himself alone decide what is right and what is wrong, which course is patriotic and which isn't. You cannot shirk this and be a man. Thomas Tusser

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. Zig Ziglar

The more honest you are, the more quieted you are within. John de Ruiter

I am very honest, even in interviews. Christina Aguilera

The American people voted to restore integrity and honesty in Washington, D.C., and the Democrats intend to lead the most honest, most open and most ethical Congress in history. Nancy Pelosi

The meaning of good and bad, of better and worse, is simply helping or hurting. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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. George Washington

The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty. Zig Ziglar

Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that's right is to get by, and the only thing that's wrong is to get caught. J C Watts

If there is a mutual respect between players and coaches, that keeps the team honest and makes for a very healthy environment which in turn promotes other important qualities such as work ethic, integrity and a positive atmosphere for competing and winning. Jillian Ellis

The theory behind representative government is that superior men-or at least men not inferior to the average in ability and integrity-are chosen to manage the public business, and that they carry on this work with reasonable intelligence and honest. There is little support for that theory in known facts... H L Mencken

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit. Noel Coward

Each man must for himself alone decide what is right and what is wrong, which course is patriotic and which isn't. You cannot shirk this and be a man. To decide against your conviction is to be an unqualified and excusable traitor, both to yourself and to your country, let men label you as they may. Mark Twain

Honesty is the most single most important factor having a direct bearing on the final success of an individual, corporation, or product. Ed Mcmahon

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Ralph Waldo Emerson

To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education. John Ruskin

The key is to listen to your heart and let it carry you in the direction of your dreams. I've learned that it's possible to set your sights high and achieve your dreams and do it with integrity, character, and love. And each day that you're moving toward your dreams without compromising who you are, you're winning. Michael Dell

If we will be true and faithful to our principles, committed to a life of honesty and integrity, then no king or contest or fiery furnace will be able to compromise us. For the success of the kingdom of God on earth, may we stand as witnesses for Him "at all times and in all things, and in all places that we may be in, even until death." Howard W. Hunter

Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less rascal in the world. Thomas Carlyle

Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching. C S Lewis

To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; credible we must be truthful. Edward R Murrow

Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful. Samuel Johnson

I just fell in love with the integrity of the music & that was it. Tierney Sutton

Integrity pays, but not in cash. Jennifer Stone

You can never ask others to do something you would not do. That is integrity. Condoleezza Rice

You don't luck into integrity. You work at it. Betty White

I don't really have a pattern yet. I don't know if I'll develop one. As far as comedic integrity, I don't have integrity in general, comedic or otherwise. Zach Galifianakis

Enjoy life. Have fun. Be kind. Have worth. Have friends. Be honest. Laugh. Die with dignity. Make the most of it. It's all we've got. Ricky Gervais

Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not. Oprah Winfrey

Have the courage to face the truth W Clement Stone

Be true to your work, your word, and your friend. Henry David Thoreau

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. Thomas Jefferson

Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess. Josh Billings

Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity. W Clement Stone

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