35 Inspirational Quotes On Honesty

35 Inspirational Quotes On Honesty

Honesty is defined as the quality or fact of being honest; uprightness and fairness. May these quotes inspire you to be an individual of honesty to others but most importantly to yourself.

1. “Honesty saves everyone’s time.” Anonymous

2. “Honesty is the fastest way to prevent a mistake from turning into a failure.” James Altucher

3. “Honesty is a very expensive gift. Don’t expect it from cheap people.” Warren Buffett

4. “The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty.” Abu Bakr RA

5. “Be honest in your life it creates positive energy.” Fathima Bibi Joosab

6. “Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it’ll always get you the right ones.” John Lennon

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

8. “Speak with honesty, think with sincerity, and act with integrity.” Anonymous

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

10. “The first step toward greatness is to be honest.” Proverb

11. “No legacy is so rich as honesty.” William Shakespeare

12. “Honesty and transparency make you vulnerable. Be honest and transparent anyway.” Mother Teresa

13. “Honesty is the best policy.” Benjamin Franklin

14. “No matter what you do, stand up for who you are and be honest.” Bryant McGill

15. “Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth telling, truth speaking, truth living, and truth loving.” James E. Faust

16. “Make yourself an honest man.” Thomas Carlyle

17. “Each time you are honest and conduct yourself with honesty, a success force will drive you toward greater success. Each time you lie, even with a little white lie, there are strong forces pushing you toward failure.” Joseph Sugarman

18. “Honesty has a power that very few people can handle.” Steven Aitchison

19. “Honesty prospers in every condition of life.” Friedrich Schiller

20. “Be honest, brutally honest.” Lauryn Hill

21. “Just be honest with yourself. That opens the door.” Vernon Howard

22. Leadership is intelligence, honesty, and doing the right thing.” Julie Zeilinger

23. “People all over the nation are starved for honesty and common sense.” Ben Carson

24. “Be honest, for God is the helper of honest people. Avoid telling lies since it will ruin your faith. Know that honest people are on the verge of nobility and honor, while liars are on the verge of collapse and destruction.” Imam Ali RA

25. “Be a reflection of what you’d like to see in others. If you want love, give love, if you want honesty, give honesty, if you want respect, give respect. You get in return, what you give.” Anonymous

26. “I’m not rude, I’m honest.” Anonymous

27. “An honest man’s word is as good as his bond.” Anonymous

28. “Be honest with the people who love you. They deserve your honesty.” Anonymous

29. “The first step is to be honest, and then to be noble.” Winston Churchill

30. “Be honest with yourself and never settle for a life that is not true to who you are.” ATGW

31. “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

32. “Honesty and loyalty are key.” Taylor Lautner

33. “My parents taught me about the importance of qualities like kindness, respect, and honesty, and I realize how central values like these have been throughout my life.” Kate Middleton

34. “I admire honesty more than any other trait.” Jerry Reinsdorf

35. “As I have said, the first thing is to be honest with yourself. You can never have an impact on society if you have not changed yourself. Great peacemakers are all people of integrity, of honesty, but humility.” Nelson Mandela

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  1. Thank you for the quotes about honesty, it is so sad that most people cannot pledge themselves to be honest in all their affairs. The fact that the leader of the free world lies at will every single day, upsets me so and I am concerned for all the children in America, seeing our leader lie and giving the youth of this country an idea that lying can even propel you to the highest office in our nation. No child should ever think that being dishonest will get them further than if they were to be honest.

    • Glad you enjoyed the quotes Seth and thanks for sharing your opinion about the current situation in the US.
      It is a shame the way things are but politics is all a game, the truth shall prevail.
      We as the people must educate ourselves and our children in the right manner so that we don’t become corrupted by the confused leaders.
      We all have the power to make a positive difference in the world, we must take action and do what we can to make this world a better place. Believe in a better future. Anything is possible.

  2. Honesty means being genuine and reasonable (100%) to ourselves and people around us. But in today’s time or may be since existence of this world, no one has been 100% honest throughout their life. Honesty is variable in nature. It changes from situation to situation, for a person to another person and for one issue to another issue. In simple term, we all have our own definition of honesty.

  3. You have a very interesting perspective of honesty. From my point of view, I think there’s only one definition of honesty with the only variation been the EXTENT of honesty from different people.

  4. Thank you for sharing these quotes. I googled inspirational quotes about honesty and you gave me what I needed for clarity in a relationship I am in. It is interesting that some can bend the truth and still call it being honest. I guess it matters on just how much bending one can tolerate before realizing the plain and simple truth of dishonesty behind the mask..

  5. Thanks for compiling quotes on Honesty, which tell both Pros and Cons of being honest. I recently wrote on “Dimensions of Honesty” and I now find that it has some quotes mentioned by U. May God bless U for the good work.
    Rajendra K Srivastava

  6. Thank you very much for the excellent quotes on Honesty. Very sorry to say that in the current world it is very difficult to survive with honesty, but as mentioned in one of the quotes honest person will succeed in his life, of course with high difficulty.

    • Glad you liked the article Srinivasa
      Lol, I guess it is a bit challenging in this day an age
      But we must be the change we wish to see

  7. It is very important to become honest in life. Thanks for your article. Everyone can realize lots of real facts after reading this.

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