Honesty Is The Best Policy Quotes by James Madison, Mark Twain, Simon Sinek, Jim Rohn, Thomas Sowell, Barbara Stanwyck and many others.
As to the permanent interest of individuals in the aggregated interests of the community, and in the proverbial maxim, that honesty is the best policy, present temptation is often found to be an overmatch for those considerations.
Honesty is the best policy – when there is money in it.
The best ideas are the honest ones. Ones born out of personal experience. Ones that originated to help a few but ended up helping many.
It only takes one lie to taint your entire testimony in a court of law. Honesty is a vital part of having a good reputation.
There are only two ways of telling the complete truth – anonymously and posthumously.
Just be truthful – and if you can fake that, you’ve got it made.
Honesty is the best policy ; a policy is, after all, a strategy for living in the polis in the city.
A truth that’s told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
Honesty pays, but it doesn’t seem to pay enough to suit some people.
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.
Honesty and transparency make you vulnerable. Be honest and transparent anyway.
Acting is no longer about lying. It’s now about revealing the truth. People are at ease with me now. Honesty is the best policy.
Honesty is the best policy, but insanity is a better defense.
The real honest man is honest from conviction of what is right, not from policy.
I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy.
By elimination, dishonesty is the second-best policy.
If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.