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85 Best Honesty Sayings

Famous Honesty Sayings

In this post, you will find amazing honesty sayings.

Honesty Sayings

 

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

 

“When a man is penalized for honesty he learns to lie.” —Criss Jami

 

“The true measure of life is not length, but honesty.” —John Lyly

 

“It is difficult, but not impossible, to conduct strictly honest business.” —Mahatma Gandhi

 

“To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.” —John Ruskin

 

“A lie may take care of the present, but it has no future.” —Unknown

 

“Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain’t lawful tender for a loaf of bread.” —Josh Billings

 

“The elegance of honesty needs no adornment.” —Merry Browne

 

“Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.” —Sigmund Freud

 

“Every man has his fault, and honesty is his.” —William Shakespeare

 

“Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.” —Paulo Coelho

 

“True honesty is hard. Throughout my career, I’ve faced moments where I’ve needed to take an honest look at myself and face some very uncomfortable realities.” —Les Brown

 

“Honesty is for the most par less profitable than dishonesty.” —Plato

 

“The high road is always respected. Honesty and integrity are always rewarded.” —Scott Hamilton

 

“Everyone wants the truth but no one wants to be honest.” —Unknown

 

“The good I stand on is my truth and honesty.” —William Shakespeare

 

“We must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy.” —George Bernard Shaw

 

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

 

“Love is honesty. Love is a mutual respect for one another.” —Simone Elkeles

 

“I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.” —George Washington

 

“Honesty is something that gives you advantage in life.” —Unknown

 

“Honesty is largely a matter of information, of knowing that dishonesty is a mistake.” —Ed Howe

 

“There’s neither honesty, manhood, nor good fellowship in thee.” —William Shakespeare

 

“Honesty is the fastest way to prevent a mistake from turning into a failure.” —James Altucher

 

“There’s one way to find out if a man is honest: ask him; if he says yes, you know he’s crooked.” —Mark Twain

 

“Healthy relationships of all kinds are usually composed of honesty, trust, and respect.” —Unknown

 

“It takes a wise man to handle a lie, a fool had better remain honest.” —Norman Douglas

 

“Honesty does not guarantee success, but it is an honorable and respected way to achieve honestly earned success.” —Dr T.P.Chia

 

“The more honesty a man has, the less he affects the air of a saint.” —Unknown

 

“Honesty pays, but it don’t seem to pay enough to suit some people.” —Frank McKinney

 

“Honesty is the best policy. If I lose mine honor, I lose myself.” —William Shakespeare

 

“Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less rascal in the world.” —Thomas Carlyle

 

“Honesty makes people feel good about themselves, but it is difficult to be living honestly all the time in life.” —Dr T.P.Chia

 

“The secret to staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly and lie about your age.” —Lucille Ball

 

“Once you lose the honesty in a relationship, I mean, I think you don’t have a relationship at all.” —Elizabeth Gillies

 

“Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.” —Mary Kay Ash

 

“As you grew, we encouraged you to be open and direct. As you leave, never lose your honesty with those whom you speak.” —Catherine Pulsifer

 

“Without honesty, the world would be a zoo of dishonest, treacherous and man- hunting animals.” —Dr T.P.Chia

 

“To live outside the law you must be honest.” —Bob Dylan

 

“Honesty is one of the most important parts of any marriage.” —Amanda Thompson

 

“Honesty is a question of right or wrong, not a matter of policy.” —Unknown

 

“Fire is the spirit of candle and honesty is the spirit of man. Without spirit, there shall be no light but darkness.” —Mehmet Murat ildan

 

“People often find it necessary not to say and act honestly in order to gain what they desire, or to avoid misunderstanding or conflicts.” —Dr T.P.Chia

Short Honesty Sayings

 

“Honesty is my religion.” —Unknown

 

“No legacy is so rich as honesty.” —William Shakespeare

 

“You can’t lie to your soul.” —Irvine Welsh

 

“Honest people don’t hide their deeds.” —Emily Brontë

 

“Wealth makes everything easy – honesty most of all.” —Proverb

 

“Honesty is the best policy.” —Benjamin Franklin

 

“Truth builds trust.” —Marilyn Suttle

 

“If you want to ruin the truth, stretch it.” —Unknown

 

“Honesty is all you need.” —Cass Elliot

 

“Honesty is as rare as a man without self- pity.” —Stephen Vincent Benet

 

“Honesty is the soul of business.” —Dutch Proverb

 

“Honesty is nothin’ compared to decency.” —Jackie Mason

 

“Honesty is often in the wrong.” —Lucan

 

“The elegance of honesty needs no adornment.” —Mary Browne

 

“Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.” —Henry David Thoreau

 

“Honesty will never break you.” —Kate Hudson

 

“An honest man lives not to the world, but to himself.” —Wellins Calcott

 

“Honesty will lead you further than lies.” —Unknown

 

“Honesty is something you can’t wear out.” —Waylon Jennings

 

“Corruption wins not more than honesty.” —William Shakespeare

 

“Honest hearts produce honest actions.” —Brigham Young

 

“Honesty shines like a light through your eyes.” —Unknown

 

“Honesty leads us to perfection of life.” —Unknown

 

“An honest man’s the noblest work of God.” —Alexender Pope

 

“Honesty prospers in every condition of life.” —Johann Christoph Friedrich

Funny Honesty Sayings

 

“An honest man in politics shines more there than he would elsewhere.” —Mark Twain

 

“A half truth is a whole lie.” —Yiddish Proverb

 

“Honesty pays, but it doesn’t seem to pay enough to suit some people.” —Kin Hubbard

 

“If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.” —Mark Twain

 

“The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing… if you can fake that, you’ve got it made.” —Groucho Marx

 

“Honesty is the best policy – when there is money in it.” —Mark Twain

 

“Though I am not naturally honest, I am so sometimes by chance.” —William Shakespeare

 

“The best measure of a man’s honesty isn’t his income tax return. It’s the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.” —Unknown

Top Ten Honesty Sayings

 

Here you will find top ten honesty sayings selected by our team.

  1. “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” —Thomas Jefferson
  2. “Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.” —Paulo Coelho
  3. “The true measure of life is not length, but honesty.” —John Lyly
  4. “It is difficult, but not impossible, to conduct strictly honest business.” —Mahatma Gandhi
  5. “The elegance of honesty needs no adornment.” —Merry Browne
  6. “Honesty does not guarantee success, but it is an honorable and respected way to achieve honestly earned success.” —Dr T.P.Chia
  7. “When a man is penalized for honesty he learns to lie.” —Criss Jami
  8. “We must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy.” —George Bernard Shaw
  9. “To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.” —John Ruskin
  10. “Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.” —Mary Kay Ash

 

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