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Honesty


Consider further, most foolish Socrates, that the just is always a loser in comparison with the unjust.
Plato

Honesty is a good thing, but it is not profitable to its possessor unless it is kept under control.
Don Marquis

Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.
Plato

Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
Mark Twain

It is a fine thing to be honest, but it is also very important to be right.
Winston Churchill

More important right now was what kind of truth he was going to have to impart to his colleagues, and he decided not on the whole truth, but instead on nothing but the truth, which dispensed with the need for honesty.
Terry Pratchett

Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest.
Isaac Asimov

So let's be honest with ourselves and not take ourselves too serious, and never condemn the other fellow for doing what we are doing every day, only in a different way.
Will Rogers

The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Groucho Marx

The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man.
Napoleon Bonaparte

The things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits of success.
John Steinbeck

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

They say also that honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.
Plato
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