Truth And Honesty Quotes by Michel de Montaigne, Tad Williams, Abu Bakr, Arthur Schopenhauer, Oscar Wilde, William Shakespeare and many others.
It is not without good reason, that he who has not a good memory should never take upon him the trade of lying.
We tell lies when we are afraid… afraid of what we don’t know, afraid of what others will think, afraid of what will be found out about us. But every time we tell a lie, the thing that we fear grows stronger.
The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
This above all; to thine own self be true.
Truth never damages a cause that is just.
I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy.
Honesty is the best policy. If I lose mine honor, I lose myself.
A truth that’s told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
When in doubt tell the truth.
Honesty pays, but it doesn’t seem to pay enough to suit some people.
To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.
You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad.
If you tell the truth, you don’t need a long memory.
Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world…would do this, it would change the earth.
Though I am not naturally honest, I am sometimes so by chance.