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Honesty is seldom ingratiating and often discomfiting.
Life comes down to honesty and doing what's right. That's what's most important.
If you're Obama, can you imagine being lectured to about honesty and integrity from a convicted perjurer, Bill Clinton? My gosh, folks, I mean, literally how far has one fallen when that is the case?
For the merchant, even honesty is a financial speculation.
Surely the President can agree with us, that theft from government is not good. I know it's bold. It's out on the edge. I know from a Chicago-Springfield background it's hard to fully grasp that honesty could be part of government.
Honesty has come to mean the privilege of insulting you to your face without expecting redress.
Even if you know that what you'll say will hurt a woman's feelings, I've learned that it's better to be truthful with her than it is to cover up. Ultimate honesty is what a relationship is really about.
Honesty is very sexy.
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
Sexuality is a big issue, but there are others - how much you commit to a relationship, to social obligation, to honesty and being honest with yourself.
Honesty has always worked for me.
Martyrdom is evidence only of a man's honesty - it is no evidence that he is not mistaken. Men have suffered martyrdom for all sorts of opinions in politics and in religion; yet they could not therefore have all been in the right; although they could give no stronger evidence that they believed themselves in the right.
I know people said I wasn't selling out in America, but that was entirely untrue. We sold out all over the world, and every night I looked out into the fans and those front rows that you're talking about, the tears, the honesty, the inability to not be completely overjoyed because they felt accepted.
It's much easier to be successful than it is to be relevant. The tricks won't keep you relevant. Tricks might keep you popular for a while, but in all honesty, I don't know how U2 will stay relevant. I know we've got a future. I know we can fill stadiums. And yet with every record, I think, 'Is this it? Are we still relevant?'
The important things are children, honesty, integrity and faith.
Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favor.
Asking in faith requires honesty, effort, commitment, and persistence.
David A. Bednar
Honesty is as rare as a man without self-pity.
Stephen Vincent Benet
My parents taught me honesty, truth, compassion, kindness and how to care for people. Also, they encouraged me to take risks, to boldly go. They taught me that the greatest danger in life is not taking the adventure.
You can defeat fear through humor, through pain, through honesty, bravery, intuition, and through love in the truest sense.
In all my public and private acts as your president, I expect to follow my instincts of openness and candor with full confidence that honesty is always the best policy in the end.
Gerald R. Ford
Art, whose honesty must work through artifice, cannot avoid cheating truth.
The true measure of life is not length, but honesty.
Honesty is the best policy; but he who is governed by that maxim is not an honest man.
But I recognize no infallible authority, even in special questions; consequently, whatever respect I may have for the honesty and the sincerity of such or such an individual, I have no absolute faith in any person.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
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