honesty Quotes

If partisanship makes us abandon intellectual honesty, if we oppose what our opponents say or do simply because they are the ones saying or doing it, we become mere political short-sellers, hoping for bad news because it's good for our ideological investment.
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— Kurt Andersen
Living a lie - pretending everything is fine when we areactually discontented - is hard work and, in the long run, even bad for our health. We pay a high pricefor compromising on this honesty - and neglecting ourselves. Finding our inner passion, our missionin life, and connecting with who we really are, our spiritual being or our higher self - this is the key to success and fulfilment. Our 'soul' purpose is our sole purpose in life.
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— Kristiane Backer
Royal Young has accomplished a rare feat in his fresh and riveting debut: he manages to recount his fascinating youth and unconventional family with a mixture of humor, scathing honesty and tenderness. Much more than simply a book about a kid who dreams of stardom, Fame Shark is a thoughtful, hilarious and moving love letter to his family and the Lower East Side of New York City.
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— Kristen Johnston
Truth, honesty, perseverance, strength, love of all kinds and forgiveness are all beautiful, Tack. The most beautiful stories ever told are the most difficult to take.
— Kristen Ashley
People are drooling for the truth. They want honesty from politicians, and they're not getting it.
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— Kinky Friedman
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
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— Kin Hubbard
I wish every American explored the importance of novel writing, identity, honesty, character and place in fresh-ass ways.
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— Kiese Laymon
The work of John Lennon was marked by its exquisite beauty and by its brutal honesty.
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— Kevin Spacey
We do have to remain true to the idea of honesty within what you want to do.
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— Kevin Drew
Sincerity is a Christian virtue, as is honesty about our struggles. But my generation needs to realize that Christianity is more than chic fragility, endless self-revelation, and the coolness that comes with authenticity.
— Kevin DeYoung
When I go home, I try to raise my children with honesty and integrity and teach them to take care of the world and of each other.
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— Kevin Bacon
Ethics or simple honesty is the building blocks upon which our whole society is based, and business is a part of our society, and it's integral to the practice of being able to conduct business, that you have a set of honest standards. And it's much easier to do business with someone when you look them in the eye and say, "This is what we're going to do," and you understand what you each mean, and you can go away and get it done.
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— Kerry Stokes
To be honest with my music... for me to expect anyone to connect it has to come from a place of honesty.
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— Keri Hilson
Responsible Development shares many practices with XP but the roots are different. Responsible Development's values are honesty, transparency, accountability and responsibility. These lead me to pairing, test-first, incremental design, continuous integration and so on because they support the values.
— Kent Beck
I strive for honesty in playing what I feel.
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— Kenny Burrell
It doesn't mean old or younger. I've learned a lot from people much younger than me as well as people much older than me. So I think it's about honesty and generosity.
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— Kenneth Branagh
Baseball is something more than a game to an American boy; it is his training field for life's work. Destroy his faith in its squareness and honesty and you have destroyed something more; you have planted suspicion of all things in his heart.
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— Kenesaw Mountain Landis
Don't say it...I've seen too many loves sundered by too much needless honesty.
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— Ken Kesey
Honesty, like my mama always says, is always the best policy.
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— Kelly Rowland
In all honesty, I'm not really familiar with Stevie Wonder's music, since country is more of my style. I really have no idea what I am doing.
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— Kellie Pickler
Maybe my expectations for honesty are too high.
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— Kelley Armstrong
Honesty has always worked for me.
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— Katy Perry
In all honesty, we never tried to get the number-one song anywhere anyway.
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— Katie White
I like to write about people who are real and likeable. I like to write about people who tell their stories in that close and intimate voice we use with best friends. I love the closeness and honesty and vulnerability that come from characters who can talk that way.
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— Katherine Center
Honesty will never break you.
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— Kate Hudson
Truth and honesty is my thing.
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— Karrine Steffans
Basic anxiety can be roughly described as a feeling of being small, insignificant, helpless, deserted or endangered in a world that is out to abuse, cheat, humiliate, betray, envy... . And special in this is the child's feeling that the parents' love, their Christian charity, honesty, generosity ... may be only a pretense.
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— Karen Horney
The English gentleman is a combination of silence, courtesy, dignity, sport, newspapers and honesty.
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— Karel Capek
In the long run, I believe that honesty is definitely the best policy. One can get away by being dishonest for a short term, but ultimately, honesty is what pays.
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— Kapil Dev
When you travel from your own country to another country for a long period, you do become aware of the differences. For example, verbal expression is much more important in France - in Finland people don't speak so much. Also, Finnish people say things directly; that kind of direct honesty would be very impolite in France.
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— Kaija Saariaho
Honesty is praised and left in the cold.
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— Juvenal
The reality is, if you're friends with somebody you should be able to be honest with them, and that honesty should be the biggest magnet to truth.
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— Justin Vernon
Therefore, since we may say, after such long experience, that religion does not imply exact honesty, we are authorized by the same reasons to think that atheism does not exclude it.
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— Julien Offray de La Mettrie
...it is curiosity, initiative, originality, and the ruthless application of honesty that count in research- much more than feats of logic and memory alone.
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— Julian Huxley
human honesty has its varieties; so does human ignorance.
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— Julia McNair Wright
Honesty is a virtue, but not the only one. If you're in a courtroom you need the whole truth and nothing but the truth; in the living room, sometimes you need anything but. Often.
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— Judith Martin
'Honesty' in social life is often used as a cover for rudeness. But there is quite a difference between being candid in what you're talking about, and people voicing their insulting opinions under the name of honesty.
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— Judith Martin
Honesty has come to mean the privilege of insulting you to your face without expecting redress.
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— Judith Martin
Dishonesty is not the only alternative to honesty. There is also the highly underrated virtue of shutting up.
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— Judith Martin
If the mood is overly anxious, then anxiety must be reduced by lowering uncertainty. Very simply, uncertainty is reduced when people are told what's going on and what will happen to them. In the vacuum of no news, people imagine the worst. Since disappointment is much easier to handle than anxiety, then, good news or bad, honesty is honestly the best policy.
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— Judith M Bardwick