Honesty Is The Best Policy Quotes by Ramsey Clark, Thomas Carlyle, George Washington, Louisa May Alcott, Josh Billings, Robert E. Lee and many others.
Honesty is the best policy in international relations, interpersonal relations, labor, business, education, family and crime control because truth is the only thing that works and the only foundation on which lasting relations can build.
Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less rascal in the world.
It is an old adage that honesty is the best policy-this applies to public as well as private life-to States as well as individuals.
Honesty is the best policy, in love as in law.
Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess.
The trite saying that ‘honesty is the best policy’ has met with the just criticism that honesty is not policy. The seems to be true. 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.
Always tell the truth. That way you don’t have to remember what you said.
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.
Though I am not naturally honest, I am sometimes so by chance.
Would that the simple maxim, that honesty is the best policy, might be laid to heart; that a sense of the true aim of life might elevate the tone of politics and trade till public and private honor become identical.
People like to see honest persons. So I certainly will advise many young people who want to participate in politics, honesty is the best policy.
The real honest man is honest from conviction of what is right, not from policy.
A truth that’s told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.