29 Quotes About Honesty

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An unjust acquisition is like a barbed arrow, which must be drawn backward with horrible anguish, or else will be your destruction.
- Jeremy Taylor
Faith need not be 'big' but it must be 'real.'
- RM Harrington
If I have made an appointment with you, I owe you punctuality, I have no right to throw away your time, if I do my own.
- Richard Cecil
An honest heart is open to the Word.
- A. W. Pink
Thou oughtest to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, and therefore equally cautious in making them.
- Thomas Fuller
The frequent requiring and using of oaths, is a poor reflection on Christians, who should be of such acknowledged fidelity, as that their sober words should be as sacred as their solemn oaths.
- Matthew Henry
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
- George Washington
To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.
- George Macdonald
Safety and happiness can only come from individuals, classes, and nations being honest and fair and kind to each other.
- C.S. Lewis
Flowers have an expression of countenance as much as men or animals. Some seem to smile, some have a sad expression, some are pensive and diffident, others again are plain, honest and upright.
- Henry Ward Beecher
Elegance of language may not be in the power of all of us; but simplicity and straightforwardness are. Write much as you would speak; speak as you think. If with your inferiors, speak no coarser than usual; if with your superiors, no finer. Be what you say; and, within the rules of prudence, say what you are.
- Henry Alford
Cheat me in the price but not in the goods.
- Thomas Fuller
I could have anything I wanted and if I didn't have it, it was because I didn't want it.
- Kirk Cameron
The worse men are, the less they are bound by oaths; the better they are, the less there is need for them. Our Lord does not enjoin the precise terms wherein we are to affirm or deny, but such a constant regard to truth as would render oaths unnecessary.
- Matthew Henry
There are many things in which one and the other loses; but if it is essential to any transaction that only one side shall gain, the thing is not of God.
- George Macdonald
Honest and courageous people have very little to say about either their courage or their honesty.
- Hosea Ballou
I'm not condemning people. God's going to do that. I just want to be honest with people. I just want to tell them the truth. ... People don't want to know what I have to say. They want to know what God has to say.
- Franklin Graham
Honest policy is a good friend, both to our safety and to our usefulness. The serpent's head may well become a good Christian's body, especially if it have a dove's eye in it.
- Matthew Henry
He that resolves to deal with none but honest men, must leave off dealing.
- Thomas Fuller
An honest heart loves the Truth.
- A. W. Pink
What Jesus emphasized in His teaching (in Matthew 5:33-37) was that honest men do not need to resort to oaths; it was not that they should refuse to take an oath if required by some external authority to do so.
- John Stott
The eyes have one language everywhere.
- George Herbert
If Christianity is untrue, then no honest man will want to believe it, however helpful it might be: if it is true, every honest man will want to believe it, even if it gives him no help at all.
- C.S. Lewis
I could never draw the line between meanness and dishonesty. What is mean, so far as I can see, slides by indistinguishable gradations into what is dishonest.
- George Macdonald
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
- George Washington
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