Quotes On Honesty And Trust Biography
“The Paradoxical Commandments
People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
Love them anyway.
If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
Do good anyway.
If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
Do good anyway.
Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
Be honest and frank anyway.
The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds.
Think big anyway.
People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs.
Fight for a few underdogs anyway.
What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight.
People really need help but may attack you if you do help them.
Help people anyway.
Give the world the best you have and you'll get kicked in the teeth.
Give the world the best you have anyway.”
― Kent M. Keith, The Silent Revolution: Dynamic Leadership in the Student Council
tags: forgiveness, goodness, happiness, honesty, kindness, misattributed-to-mother-teresa, world 26462 likes like
Jess C. Scott
“When someone loves you, the way they say your name is different. You know that your name is safe in their mouth.”
― Jess C. Scott, The Intern
tags: desire, emotion, friendship, honesty, imagination, individuality, life, love, passion, reality, relationships, romance, truth, wisdom, wise-words 11687 likes like
“I think that if I ever have kids, and they are upset, I won't tell them that people are starving in China or anything like that because it wouldn't change the fact that they were upset. And even if somebody else has it much worse, that doesn't really change the fact that you have what you have.”
― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
tags: honesty 5031 likes like
“Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.”
― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
tags: confidence, honesty 2572 likes like
“If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.”
― Virginia Woolf
tags: honesty, lies, stories, truth 2268 likes like
“And that's the thing about people who mean everything they say. They think everyone else does too.”
― Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner
tags: earnestness, gullibility, honesty 1862 likes like
“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters”
― Albert Einstein
tags: character, honesty, integrity 1537 likes like
“It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.”
― George Washington
tags: confession, excuses, honesty, lies, lying, truth 1455 likes like
Laura Ingalls Wilder
“The real things haven't changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong.”
― Laura Ingalls Wilder
tags: happy, honesty, life 1406 likes like
“Don't bend; don't water it down; don't try to make it logical; don't edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.”
― Franz Kafka
tags: honesty, truth-telling, writing 1270 likes like
“To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.”
― Mahatma Gandhi
tags: action, belief, honesty 1223 likes like
George R.R. Martin
“Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it.”
― George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones
tags: denial, honesty, truth 1197 likes like
“Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom.”
― Thomas Jefferson
tags: books, honesty, wisdom 1104 likes like
“[H]iding how you really feel and trying to make everyone happy doesn't make you nice, it just makes you a liar.”
― Jenny O'Connell, The Book of Luke
tags: honesty, life, life-lessons, love 1013 likes like
Robert Louis Stevenson
“We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.”
― Robert Louis Stevenson