Regardless of policy, honesty is easier on the nerves.
The whole art of government consists in the art of being honest.
- Thomas Jefferson
The badge of honesty is simplicity.
It matters not what you do—
Make a nation or a shoe;
For he who does an honest thing
In God's pure sight is ranked a king.
- John Parnell
Even a little lie is dangerous; it deteriorates the conscience. And the importance of conscience is eternal, like love.
- Pablo Casals
Not keeping an appointment is an act of clear dishonesty. You may as well borrow a person's money as his time.
It takes an honest person to admit if he's tired or just lazy.
He who loses honesty has nothing else to lose.
There's one way to find out if a man is honest--ask him. If he says yes, you know he is a crook.
- Groucho Marx
An honest man is the noblest work of God.
- Alexander Pope