101 Honesty Quotes To Always Follow The Path Of Honesty

Being honest in any situation is the identity of a great personality. Here are 101 best honesty quotes collected from various sources.  Which will always inspire you to live honestly with your head held high.

Honesty Quotes :

  • “Honesty pays, but it don’t seem to pay enough to suit some people.”  ~Frank McKinney ‘Kin’ Hubbard
  • “Treat those who are good with goodness, and also treat those who are not good with goodness. Thus goodness is attained. Be honest to those who are honest, and be also honest to those who are not honest. Thus honesty is attained.”  ~Lao Tzu
  • “Art, whose honesty must work through artifice, cannot avoid cheating truth.”  ~Adrienne Rich
  • “The elegance of honesty needs no adornment.”  ~Mary Browne
  • “Honesty and authenticity are a big deal for me.”  ~Scarlett Thomas
  • “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.”  ~Zig Ziglar
  • “Almost any difficulty will move in the face of honesty. When I am honest I never feel stupid. And when I am honest I am automatically humble.”  ~Hugh Prather
  • “Honesty is as rare as a man without selfpity.”  ~Stephen Vincent Benet
  • “Honesty is the best image.”  ~Ziggy
  • “Acting is all about truth and honesty, and the sensitivity that’s capable of transporting you.”  ~Thomas Kretschmann
  • “The high road is always respected. Honesty and integrity are always rewarded.”  ~Scott Hamilton
  • “Speak the truth, but leave immediately after.”  ~Slovenian Proverb
  • “If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.”  ~Mark Twain
  • “Honesty is the best policy when there is money in it.”  ~Mark Twain
  • “The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty.”  ~Abu Bakr

Quotes About Honesty :

  • “The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.”  ~Groucho Marx
  • “Honesty is the best policy.”  ~Benjamin Franklin
  • “Asking in faith requires honesty, effort, commitment, and persistence.”  ~David A. Bednar
  • “Concentration is my motto first honesty, then industry, then concentration.”  ~Andrew Carnegie
  • “For a long time I tried to manage an honesty and openness about my personal life because I’m human and I’m normal well, seminormal.”  ~Johnny Depp
  • “The person who is brutally honest enjoys the brutality quite as much as the honesty. Possibly more.”  ~Richard J. Needham
  • “In honesty, there are probably a lot of stories that can be told with Batman. I like the idea of him growing older and he can’t quite do it as much anymore.”  ~Christian Bale
  • “Honesty does not always bring a response of love, but it is absolutely essential to it.”  ~Ray Blanton
  • “Deceit is in haste, but honesty can wait a fair leisure.”  ~Proverb
  • “Honesty is the fastest way to prevent a mistake from turning into a failure.”  ~James Altucher
  • “There’s an honesty in our family my kids and I are able to talk about things without me putting the fear of God into them.”  ~Billie Joe Armstrong
  • “There’s just some magic in truth and honesty and openness.”  ~Frank Ocean
  • “Honesty is of God and dishonesty of the devil; the devil was a liar from the beginning.”  ~Joseph B. Wirthlin
  • “No legacy is so rich as honesty.”  ~William Shakespeare
  • “The very spring and root of honesty and virtue lie in good education.”  ~Plutarch

Trust Honesty Quotes :

  • “Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.”  ~Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • “Honesty is like an ice, if once it melts that is the end of it.”  ~American Proverb
  • “We learned about honesty and integrity that the truth matters… that you don’t take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules… and success doesn’t count unless you earn it fair and square.”  ~Michelle Obama
  • “Every time somebody speaks of my honesty, there is someone who quivers inside me.”  ~Albert Camus
  • “To strictest justice many ills belong, And honesty is often in the wrong.”  ~Lucan
  • “Honesty: The best of all the lost arts.”  ~Mark Twain
  • “Honesty is a question of right and wrong, not a matter of policy.”
  • “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
  • “All stories should have some honesty and truth in them, otherwise you’re just playing about.”  ~Nigel Kneale
  • “Honesty prospers in every condition of life.”  ~Friedrich Schiller
  • “Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.”  ~Mary Kay Ash
  • “Honesty pays, but it doesn’t seem to pay enough to suit some people.”  ~Kin Hubbard
  • “Honesty is seldom ingratiating and often discomfiting.”  ~Tom Stoppard
  • “Honesty is a good thing, but it is not profitable to its possessor unless it is kept under control.”  ~Don Marquis
  • “Honesty and integrity are absolutely essential for success in life all areas of life. The really good news is that anyone can develop both honesty and integrity.”  ~Zig Ziglar

Power Of Honesty Quotes :

  • “Achievements on the golf course are not what matters, decency and honesty are what matter.”  ~Tiger Woods
  • “Life comes down to honesty and doing what’s right. That’s what’s most important.”  ~Bob Feller
  • “Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.”  ~Plato
  • “They envy the distinction I have won; let them therefore, envy my toils, my honesty, and the methods by which I gained it.”  ~Sallust
  • “Honesty will never break you.”  ~Kate Hudson
  • “Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth telling, truth speaking, truth living, and truth loving.”  ~James E. Faust
  • “Honesty has come to mean the privilege of insulting you to your face without expecting redress.”  ~Judith Martin
  • “All the honesty in the world ain’t legal tender for one loaf of bread.”  ~Josh Billings
  • “When you do something with a lot of honesty, appetite and commitment, the input reflects in the output.”  ~A. R. Rahman
  • Friends are honest with each other. Even if the truth hurts.”  ~Sarah Dessen
  • “Honesty stands at the gate and knocks, and bribery enters in.”  ~Barnabe Rich
  • “Irony is just honesty with the volume cranked up.”  ~George Saunders
  • “Pretty much all the honest truth telling in the world is done by children.”  ~Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • “Moral authority comes from following universal and timeless principles like honesty, integrity, treating people with respect.”  ~Stephen Covey
  • Confidence in others’ honesty is no light testimony of one’s own integrity.”  ~Michel De Montaigne

Quotes On Honesty :

  • “Truth is such a rare thing, it is delightful to tell it.”  ~Emily Dickinson
  • “Honesty is the soul of business.”  ~Dutch Proverb
  • “Once you lose the honesty in a relationship, I mean, I think you don’t have a relationship at all.”  ~Elizabeth Gillies
  • “Those who think it is permissible to tell white lies soon grow color-blind.”  ~Austin O’Malley
  • “Goodness is about character integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.”  ~Dennis Prager
  • “Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom.”  ~Thomas Jefferson
  • “A sarcastic person has a superiority complex that can be cured only by the honesty of humility.”  ~Lawrence G. Lovasik
  • “Honesty has always worked for me.”  ~Katy Perry
  • “The best measure of a man’s honesty isn’t his income tax return. It’s the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.”  ~Arthur C. Clarke
  • “Honesty is the best policy; but he who is governed by that maxim is not an honest man.”  ~Richard Whately
  • “Honesty and loyalty are key. If two people can be honest with each other about everything, that’s probably the biggest key to success.”  ~Taylor Lautner
  • “Your conscience is the measure of the honesty of your selfishness. Listen to it carefully.”  ~Richard Bach
  • “The true measure of life is not length, but honesty.”  ~John Lyly
  • “If all mankind were suddenly to practice honesty, many thousands of people would be sure to starve.”  ~Georg C. Lichtenberg
  • “Honesty is the best policy, but he who acts on that principle is not an honest man.”  ~Richard Whately

Honesty And Integrity Quotes :

  • “That’s a wonderful thing, because one of the primary qualities of a good performance is honesty.”   ~Roberta Flack
  • “Honesty and integrity are by far the most important assets of an entrepreneur.”  ~Zig Ziglar
  • “Honesty is something you can’t wear out.”  ~Waylon Jennings
  • “A lie has speed, but truth has endurance.”  ~Edgar J. Mohn
  • “Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.”   ~Salvador Dali
  • “The truth is more important than the facts.”  ~Frank Lloyd Wright
  • “Party honesty is party expediency.”  ~Grover Cleveland
  • “Honesty is never seen sitting astride the fence.”  ~Lemuel K. Washburn
  • “Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.”  ~George Burns
  • “If you truly want honesty, don’t ask questions you don’t really want the answer to.”  ~Proverb
  • “What makes a woman beautiful is her loyalty to and her friendships with other women, and her honesty with men.”  ~Vanessa Marcil
  • “Neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only friends won by good deeds, merit, and honesty.”  ~Sallust
  • “You can defeat fear through humor, through pain, through honesty, bravery, intuition, and through love in the truest sense.”  ~John Cassavetes
  • “Transparency, honesty, kindness, good stewardship, even humor, work in businesses at all times.”  ~John Gerzema
  • “What is true is that honesty is incompatible with the amassing of a large fortune.”  ~Mahatma Gandhi

Honesty Quotes In English :

  • “Honesty is the quality I value most in a friend. Not bluntness, but honesty with compassion.”  ~Brooke Shields
  • “Party honesty is party expedience.”  ~Grover Cleveland
  • “People all over the nation are starved for honesty and common sense.”  ~Benjamin Carson
  • “There are no degrees of honesty.”
  • “True country music is honesty, sincerity, and real life to the hilt.”  ~Garth Brooks
  • “The nature of honesty is that if someone has information or knows something about you that you don’t want heard, then they have power over you.”  ~Ben Folds
  • “The fastest way to lose what we call our good character is to lose our honesty.”
  • “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.”  ~Thomas Jefferson
  • “Honesty is the most single most important factor having a direct bearing on the final success of an individual, corporation, or product.”  ~Ed Mcmahon
  • “A lie may take care of the present, but it has no future.”
  • “Honesty is a complex and tricky thing, and we don’t want to be honest all the time.”  ~Dan Ariely

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