sincerity quotes

Several speeches were made by the chiefs during the council, all expressive in the highest degree of their friendly disposition towards our government, and their conduct in every particular manifested the sincerity of their declarations.William Henry Ashley

Sincerity may be humble but she cannot be servile.George Byron

The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.Thomas Carlyle

I like to have strong opinions with nothing to back them up with besides my primal sincerity. I like sincerity. I lack sincerity.Kurt Cobain

To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.Confucius

Truth of a modest sort I can promise you, and also sincerity. That complete, praiseworthy sincerity which, while it delivers one into the hands of one's enemies, is as likely as not to embroil one with one's friends.Joseph Conrad

I'm into sincerity in music and sincerity in art. If it doesn't feel true, I don't want to do it. Things that are too dramatic scare me. I think that's why I don't always fit into the world of performing arts.Zooey Deschanel

The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more our egoism is satisfied, the more robust is our belief.George Eliot

I have in sincerity pledged myself to your service, as so many of you are pledged to mine. Throughout all my life and with all my heart I shall strive to be worthy of your trust.Queen Elizabeth II

A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.Robert Hall

I want to say with the utmost of sincerity, not as a Republican, but as an American, that I have great respect for Senator Obama's historic achievement to become his party's nominee, not because of his color, but with indifference to it.Mike Huckabee

I write about wounds, the eternal treasons of life. It's not very funny, but it's sincere. My commitment is to sincerity.Tahar Ben Jelloun

Originality is independence, not rebellion; it is sincerity, not antagonism.George Henry Lewes

Sincerity is not only effective and honourable, it is also much less difficult than is commonly supposed.George Henry Lewes

Sincerity is moral truth.George Henry Lewes

The iPod has taken away the whole platinum record sales prospect. Sincerity and specificity are going to be the hot commodities in music. Everybody can have anything that they want, so now it gets into what specifically you have to give.Eric Lewis

Sincerity is impossible, unless it pervade the whole being, and the pretence of it saps the very foundation of character.James Russell Lowell

I think I sound like a fella who's always making a plea through his music. Sort of a plea of sincerity.Tony Martin

I don't doubt the sincerity of my Democratic friends. And they should not doubt ours.John McCain

All I can guess is that when I write, I forget that it's not real. I'm living the story, and I think people can read that sincerity about the characters. They are real to me while I'm writing them, and I think that makes them real to the readers as well.Stephenie Meyer