honesty quotes

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

Honesty is a complex and tricky thing, and we don't want to be honest all the time.Dan Ariely

We talk about honesty, but the reality is we have lots of human values, and they are not all compatible. We don't always tell the truth about everything, no matter what the consequences.Dan Ariely

You can hear some artists, hear five of their albums and still have no idea who they are. But if you've heard most of what I've recorded, you know me. You go from 'Honesty' to 'Going Through Hell' - you can listen to the hits, and they pretty much reflect who I am. 'Take a Back Road' is the same thing.Rodney Atkins

Your conscience is the measure of the honesty of your selfishness. Listen to it carefully.Richard Bach

The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty.Abu Bakr

In all honesty, at that time, I never saw myself as an author... I was just a Mom in a state of panic, trying to enter a short story contest to win the prize money in order to keep the lights on in my home.Leslie Banks

The power of real debate is in the language and intellectual honesty of the debaters, alongside the engagement of spectators.Ruzwana Bashir

For the merchant, even honesty is a financial speculation.Charles Baudelaire

Honesty is very sexy.Valerie Bertinelli

TV is a major force in our lives - a FORCE. It must be handled very carefully, both its censure and its artistic honesty.Bill Bixby

I'll say, what makes me happy about making movies is, every once in a while through movies we find a kind of honesty. There's an honesty in fiction that's as effective or even more powerful than the honesty of our lives. We can find something that's genuinely true, like a chemistry between people or a statement that speaks to an audience.Shane Black

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.Brian Blessed

I have built my reputation on honesty, I have sometimes been too honest.David Blunkett

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?'Bono

More by example than by word, my father taught me logical reasoning, compassion, love of others, honesty, and discipline applied with understanding.Paul D. Boyer

There are quite a few honest songwriters out there writing about relationships and their own personality traits. But for some reason, once they step out of the bedroom, their honesty doesn't seem to come with them.Billy Bragg

Honesty has always been an integral part of my operation, really.Russell Brand

They will look at my career as the guy who gave it all but at the same time did it with integrity. That's what we all aim for - the respect of the game as well as the honesty that's played a part of that game.Lou Brock

True country music is honesty, sincerity, and real life to the hilt.Garth Brooks