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Definition of Honesty

Honesty

  1. Honor; honorableness; dignity; propriety; suitableness; decency.
  2. The quality or state of being honest; probity; fairness and straightforwardness of conduct, speech, etc.; integrity; sincerity; truthfulness; freedom from fraud or guile.
  3. Chastity; modesty.
  4. Satin flower; the name of two cruciferous herbs having large flat pods, the round shining partitions of which are more beautiful than the blossom; -- called also lunary and moonwort. Lunaria biennis is common honesty; L. rediva is perennial honesty.

Honesty Quotations

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Thomas Jefferson

The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.
Zig Ziglar

I look for these qualities and characteristics in people. Honesty is number one, respect, and absolutely the third would have to be loyalty.
Summer Altice

No legacy is so rich as honesty.
William Shakespeare

Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
Mark Twain
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Honesty Translations

honesty in German is Ehrlichkeit, Ehre
honesty in Latin is probitas
honesty in Spanish is honestidad

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