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45 Most Famous Honesty Quotes

Damien Thomas

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Honesty Quotes

I want to share with you some of the most famous and powerful Honesty Quotes.

We are all told from an early age the importance of honesty, integrity and being truthful. Honesty has been defined as the quality or fact of being honest; uprightness and fairness.

We all appreciate when people are honest and are truthful to us. It is also really important that we are honest and truthful with ourselves.

I have collected some of the most famous honesty quotes that will remind you why honesty really is the best policy and the importance of being honest with yourself and the people around you.

 

Honesty Quotes

1. “Honesty is a very expensive gift. Don’t expect it from cheap people.” ― Warren Buffett

 

Warren Buffett Honesty Quote

 

2. “Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.” – Henry David Thoreau

 

Be true to your word Quote

 

3. The first step towards greatness is to be honest. – Proverb

 

Honesty Thought of the day

 

4. “Moral authority comes from following universal and timeless principles like honesty, integrity, treating people with respect.” ― Stephen Covey

 

Stephen Covey Honesty Quote

 

5. “Honesty has a power that very few people can handle.” ― Steven Aitchison

 

Famous Honesty Quotes

 

6. “Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.” ― Sigmund Freud

 

Being Honest With Yourself Quote

 

7. “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ― Oscar Wilde

 

Honesty Quote by Oscar Wilde

 

8. “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love, and loyalty.” ― Zig Ziglar

 

Zig Ziglar Honesty Quote

 

9. “Our lives improve only when we take chances – and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.” ― Walter Anderson

 

Quote on trust and honesty

 

Quotes About Honesty

10. “To live a life of honesty and integrity is a responsibility of every decent person.” ― Noam Chomsky

 

Noam Chomsky Quote About Honesty

 

11. Respect is earned, honesty is appreciated, love is gained and loyalty is returned.

 

Famous Honesty Quotes

 

12. “Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.” ― Paulo Coelho

 

Paulo Coelho Quote

 

13. “Honesty is the best policy.” ― Benjamin Franklin

 

Honesty is the best policy Quote

 

14. “The real source of inner joy is to remain truthful and honest.” ― Dalai Lama

 

Quote about Honesty

 

15. “Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It’s about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen.” Brené Brown

 

16. If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.

 

Quote About Honesty

 

17. Honesty is one of the highest forms of respect.

 

Honesty and Respect Quote

 

18. “Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it’ll always get you the right ones.” – John Lennon

 

Honesty Quotes

 

19. “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” ― Thomas Jefferson

 

Thomas Jefferson Honesty Quote

 

Honesty And Trust Quotes

20. The best thing about telling the truth is, you don’t have to remember what you said!

 

Trust Honesty Quote

 

21. “To express oneself honestly, not lying to oneself; that, my friend, is very hard to do.” ― Bruce Lee

 

Bruce Lee quote about expressing yourself Honestly

 

22. Healthy relationships of all kinds are usually composed of honesty, trust, and respect.

 

Honesty and Trust Quote

 

23. “No legacy is as rich as honesty.” ― William Shakespeare

 

William Shakespeare honesty Quote

 

24. “Honesty is telling the truth to ourselves and others. Integrity is living that truth.” ― Kenneth H. Blanchard

 

Honesty And Trust Quote

 

25. Honesty saves everyone’s time.

 

Inspirational Honesty Quote

 

26. “If you want to get free, you have to first get honest.” ― Joyce Meyer

 

Honesty Quotes

 

27. “Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth-telling, truth speaking, truth living, and truth loving.” ― James E. Faust

 

James E. Faust Honesty Quote

 

28. “If you are honest with yourself, your life will be so much more pleasant.” ― Jessica Zafra

 

Honesty and Integrity Quote

 

29. “Three things cannot long be hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” ― Buddha

 

Buddha Quote About Truth

 

Quotes About Honesty And Trust

30. “Honesty is something you can’t wear out.” ― Waylon Jennings

 

Best Honesty Quotes

 

31. Speak with honesty. Think with sincerity. Act with integrity.

 

Speak with honesty Quote

 

32. “We have to be honest about what we want and take risks rather than lie to ourselves and make excuses to stay in our comfort zone.” ― Roy T. Bennett

 

33. “The true measure of life is not length, but honesty.” ― John Lyly

 

Honesty Quotes

 

34. “Honesty starts with being ourselves, authentic and true to who we are and what we believe in, and that may not always be popular, but it will always let you follow your dreams and your heart.” ― Tabatha Coffey

 

35. “I think honesty is the most heroic quality one can aspire to.” ― Daniel Radcliffe

 

Daniel Radcliffe Honesty Quote

 

36. “Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.” ― Mary Kay Ash

 

37. Honesty is the foundation of any successful and meaningful life.

 

Honesty Quote For Life

 

38. Honesty is the best way to build trust and respect in any relationship.

 

Quotes about honesty and trust in a relationship

 

39. Stop expecting loyalty from people who can’t even give you honesty.

 

Honesty Quotes

 

Being Honest Quotes

40. “Honesty is often very hard. The truth is often painful. But the freedom it can bring is worth the trying.” ― Fred Rogers

 

Fred Rogers: Being Honest Quote

 

41. The truth is not just what you say, but also what you do.

 

Being Truthful Quote

 

42. If you want to be trusted, be honest.

 

Honesty Quotes

 

43. “Honesty is the fastest way to prevent a mistake from turning into a failure.” – James Altucher

 

James Altucher Honesty Quote

 

44. “When you walk a life of honesty, you live a life of truth.” ― Therese Benedict

 

Therese Benedict Honesty Quote

 

45. “Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.” ― Spencer Johnson

 

Integrity and honesty quote

 

I really hope that you enjoyed this wonderful collection of Honesty Quotes.

Being honest is an important virtue to have for both our personal and professional lives. Honesty helps to build trust, strengthens relationships and establishes our integrity.

The Honesty Quotes above highlight the importance of being honest in every aspect our of life, and how being honest can shape our character and improve the relationships that we have with the people around us.

I hope that you will take inspiration from these honesty quotes and always strive to be always truthful and honest to yourself and others around you.