Truth And Honesty Quotes

Truth And Honesty Quotes by Michel de Montaigne, Tad Williams, Abu Bakr, Arthur Schopenhauer, Oscar Wilde, William Shakespeare and many others.

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It is not without good reason, that he who has not a good memory should never take upon him the trade of lying.
Michel de Montaigne
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.
Tad Williams
The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty.
Abu Bakr
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Arthur Schopenhauer
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
Oscar Wilde
This above all; to thine own self be true.
William Shakespeare
Truth never damages a cause that is just.
Mahatma Gandhi
I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy.
George Bernard Shaw
Honesty is the best policy. If I lose mine honor, I lose myself.
William Shakespeare
A truth that’s told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
William Blake
When in doubt tell the truth.
Mark Twain
Honesty pays, but it doesn’t seem to pay enough to suit some people.
Kin Hubbard
To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.
William Shakespeare
You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad.
Aldous Huxley
If you tell the truth, you don’t need a long memory.
Jesse Ventura
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.
William Faulkner
Though I am not naturally honest, I am sometimes so by chance.
William Shakespeare