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Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
The Edge... there is no honest way to explain it because the only people who really know where it is are the ones who have gone over.
Hunter S. Thompson
A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
An honest man is always a child.
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.
Me, I'm dishonest, and you can always trust a dishonest man to be dishonest. Honestly, it's the honest ones you have to watch out for.
Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one's potential.
Tricks and treachery are the practice of fools, that don't have brains enough to be honest.
It is a fine thing to be honest, but it is also very important to be right.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes of each honest worker.
Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.
Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.
Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.
Thomas A. Edison
Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God.
And whether you're an honest man, or whether you're a thief, depends on whose solicitor has given me my brief.
God works wonders now and then; Behold a lawyer, an honest man.
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.
I get no respect. The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest.
I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
Don't believe your friends when they ask you to be honest with them. All they really want is to be maintained in the good opinion they have of themselves.
I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy.
George Bernard Shaw
I see it all perfectly; there are two possible situations - one can either do this or that. My honest opinion and my friendly advice is this: do it or do not do it - you will regret both.
Positive feelings come from being honest about yourself and accepting your personality, and physical characteristics, warts and all; and, from belonging to a family that accepts you without question.
Here in America we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels - men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, may we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
To live outside the law, you must be honest.
Whatever else has been said about me personally is unimportant. When I sing, I believe. I'm honest.
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