Quotes on Honesty

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

A half truth is a whole lie. ~ Yiddish Proverb

"Every lie is two lies, the lie we tell others and the lie we tell ourselves to justify it." --Robert Brault 

Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.” 
Spencer Johnson 

"Honesty is the best policy. If I lose mine honor, I lose myself."
--William Shakespeare

Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth telling, truth speaking, truth living, and truth loving.” 
James E Faust 

No legacy is so rich as honesty.” 
-William ShakespeareAll's Well That Ends Well 

It takes strength and courage to admit the truth.” 
Rick RiordanThe Red Pyramid 

Honest people don't hide their deeds.” 
Emily BrontëWuthering Heights

"When you tell a lie, you steal someone's right to the truth." 
--Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner