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I felt that as long as we were being honest, and that we didn't bend the truth to accomplish another goal, to be entertaining or to be a happy ending, I was confident that we'd be able to tell the story the way it happened.
The life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
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.
The thing that I've learned is that there really is no joy, and nothing ever good is going to come from negativity. Those are thoughts that, even if you were presenting an honest version of yourself, there's just no point in sharing.
The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man.
The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest.
You have to be OK with your own fears. If you're an honest person, you'll make mistakes, but that's when the most interesting things happen.
In finding love, I think it's important to be patient. In being in a relationship, I think it's important to be honest, to communicate, to respect and trust, and to strive to give more than you take.
A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
If you are building a culture where honest expectations are communicated and peer accountability is the norm, then the group will address poor performance and attitudes.
You see, Africa makes a fool of our idea of justice. It makes a farce of our idea of equality. It mocks our pieties. It doubts our concern. It questions our commitment. Because there is no way we can look at what's happening in Africa, and if we're honest, conclude that it would ever be allowed to happen anywhere else.
I feel that as long as you're honest, you have the opportunity to grow. It's when you shut down, go into denial, and try to start hiding things from yourself and others, that's when you lock in certain behaviors and attitudes that keep you stuck.
It is a fine thing to be honest, but it is also very important to be right.
I'm really not big on nationalism, to be honest with you. I really don't think it gets people anywhere except near a pile of dead bodies. I'm Irish, yeah, but I don't need to get up on a soapbox about it.
An honest man is always a child.
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God.
One thing about being a stand-up is it's a one-man show. You gotta do everything. You're the producer, writer, director, and the actor. You just gotta be out there and perform and give your all. It's such an honest form of art that it just taught me so much, and it kind of prepared me for manhood at an early age.
We should face reality and our past mistakes in an honest, adult way. Boasting of glory does not make glory, and singing in the dark does not dispel fear.
Most companies that go through layoffs are never the same. They don't recover because trust is broken. And if you're not honest at the point where you're breaking trust anyway, you will never recover.
I'm certainly honest - and I can be socially awkward.
Be prepared and be honest.
The Catholic and the Communist are alike in assuming that an opponent cannot be both honest and intelligent.
In the process of looking for comedy, you have to be deeply honest. And in doing that, you'll find out here's the other side. You'll be looking under the rock occasionally for the laughter.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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