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Definition of Candor


  1. Whiteness; brightness; (as applied to moral conditions) usullied purity; innocence.
  2. A disposition to treat subjects with fairness; freedom from prejudice or disguise; frankness; sincerity.

Candor Quotations

Candor is a compliment; it implies equality. It's how true friends talk.
Peggy Noonan

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

Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin.

All faults may be forgiven of him who has perfect candor.
Walt Whitman

Innocence in genius, and candor in power, are both noble qualities.
Madame de Stael
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Candor Translations

candor in German is Offenheit, Aufrichtigkeit {f}
candor in Spanish is candor
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