Taylor Swift Apologize for being wrong not for being honest. Laing Occasionally he stumbled over the truth, but hastily picked himself up and hurried on as if nothing had happened. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth. ~Frank Lloyd Wright Like all valuable commodities, truth is often counterfeited. ~Robert Brault, If falsehood, like truth, had but one face, we would be more on equal terms.
~ Oprah Winfrey If you can not find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it? Being honest and truthful helps build strong credibility. Why should I tell the truth? Ethics is nothing else than reverence for life. ~Author Unknown I am different from Washington; I have a higher, grander standard of principle. ~John Updike No mask like open truth to cover lies, As to go naked is the best disguise. ~ Mark Twain It is the responsibility of intellectuals to speak the Truth and expose lies.
If you insist on honesty and then privately brag about lying on your tax form, what are your actions really saying? In the long run, I believe that honesty is definitely the best policy. Asking for what you want and need from others. Anonymous Honesty needs no disguise nor ornament; be plain. Pinoccio To gain complete honesty, it is important to let go of all your fears and defense mechanisms. ~Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner, 2003 Alternative facts are not facts, they're falsehoods. ~John Gotti Worse than telling a lie is spending the rest of your life staying true to a lie.
Although being 100% honest is almost impossible, you can stop yourself from lying about things. And even if somebody else has it much worse, that doesn't really change the fact that you have what you have. I know is not always easy showing uprightness and fairness with everybody but anytime that you feel tempted to retaliate some dishonesty with the same coin, remember that being truthful is a gift only the brave can give and that you deserve to maintain yourself true to yourself more than what the other person might deserve. ~Robert Burns Respect for the truth is an acquired taste. ~ unknown author Every lie has a consequence. ~ Noam Chomsky The Truth is always exciting.
Rees, Shapiro, Keyes, and O'Toole, among others, have all tackled this one. ~ Margaret Mead Always tell the Truth. ~ Albert Schweitzer Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a van of value. Related: Below is our collection of inspirational, wise, and positive truth quotes, truth sayings, and truth proverbs, collected from a variety of sources over the years. ~Robert Brault, Those who think it is permissible to tell white lies soon grow color-blind. Living in cubicle within cubicle within cubicle of themselves.
~ William Shakespeare Truth is generally the best vindication against slander. But the opposite of truth has a hundred thousand faces and an infinite field. ~Tad Williams Truth fears no questions. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is. ~Robert Brault, The truth needs so little rehearsal.
~ Barbara Kingsolver Truth and Honesty is the oldest and most powerful of all of the human values. At the third level, you tell the truth about yourself to another. ~Mark Van Doren, Liberal Education, 1943 A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to put its pants on. Say only what you mean. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love. It is respected and treasured.
~Robert Brault, A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation. Have the courage to face the truth. That's all I ask for. Sure you can achieve short term success by being dishonest but, how long it will last? Actually honesty is the foundation stone of trust and love and without it no relationship can sustain and to understand the importance of honesty and being honest in a better way, sharing few quotes on honesty. Be honest and transparent anyway. Avoid telling lies since it will ruin your faith.
~Samuel Butler, Note-Books, 1912 There is no well-defined boundary between honesty and dishonesty. . However, the benefits of always being honest with people far outweigh any short term advantages of lying. ~Charles Edward Montague Respect for the Truth is an acquired taste. ~ Emily Dickinson The Truth which has made us free will in the end make us glad, also. Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.