Honesty Quotes

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

Thomas Jefferson

Honesty is the fastest way to prevent a mistake from turning into a failure.

James Altucher

Honesty is the best policy.

Benjamin Franklin

Honesty is the best policy – when there is money in it.

Mark Twain

There’s just some magic in truth and honesty and openness.

Frank Ocean

Honesty is grounded in humility and indeed in humiliation, and in admitting exactly where we are powerless.

David Whyte

The elegance of honesty needs no adornment.

Mary Browne

Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.

Plato

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

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

Noel Coward

Honesty is as rare as a man without self-pity.

Stephen Vincent Benet

Honesty is never seen sitting astride the fence.

Lemuel K. Washburn

Honesty does not always bring a response of love, but it is absolutely essential to it.

Ray Blanton

I have built my reputation on honesty, I have sometimes been too honest.

David Blunkett