Honesty Is The Best Policy Quotes

Honesty Is The Best Policy Quotes by Don Marquis, John Lennon, Josh Billings, John Harington, Jim Rohn, Jesse Ventura and many others.

Honesty is a good thing, but it is not profitable to it

Honesty is a good thing, but it is not profitable to its possessor unless it is kept under control.
Don Marquis
Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it’ll always get you the right ones
John Lennon
Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain’t lawful tender for a loaf of bread.
Josh Billings
From your confessor, lawyer and doctor, hide not your case on no condition. [Is this a way of saying that honesty is the best policy?]
John Harington
It only takes one lie to taint your entire testimony in a court of law. Honesty is a vital part of having a good reputation.
Jim Rohn
If you tell the truth, you don’t need a long memory.
Jesse Ventura
Honesty is the best policy in international relations, interpersonal relations, labor, business, education, family and crime control because truth is the only thing that works and the only foundation on which lasting relations can build.
Ramsey Clark
It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
Noel Coward
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
John Ruskin
As to the permanent interest of individuals in the aggregated interests of the community, and in the proverbial maxim, that honesty is the best policy, present temptation is often found to be an overmatch for those considerations.
James Madison
The real honest man is honest from conviction of what is right, not from policy.
Robert E. Lee
Honesty is the best policy, but insanity is a better defense.
Steve Landesberg
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Thomas Jefferson
Honesty is the best policy – when there is money in it.
Mark Twain
Since the dawn of history, mankind has honoured and respected brave and honest people.
Nelson Mandela
In both metaphysics and art, honesty is the best policy. Keep it clean.
Edward Abbey
Integrity gives you real freedom because you have nothing to fear since you have nothing to hide.
Zig Ziglar