3/15/2015

Honesty


Some quotes on Conscience, Courage and Honesty posted in July 2014. Here are more verses and quotes on honesty.
  • "An honest answer is like a kiss on the lips" (Prov 24:26, NIV).
  • "An honest witness tells the truth, but a false witness tells lies" (Prov 12:17, NIV).
  • "An honest witness does not deceive, but a false witness pours out lies" (Prov 14:5, NIV).
  • "Have I not written thirty sayings for you, sayings of counsel and knowledge, teaching you to be honest and to speak the truth, so that you bring back truthful reports to those you serve?" (Prov 22:20-21)
  • "Use honest scales and honest weights, an honest ephah and an honest hin. I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of Egypt" (Lev 19:36, NIV).
  •  "They did not require an accounting from those to whom they gave the money to pay the workers, because they acted with complete honesty" (2 Ki 12:15).
  • "How painful are honest words!" (Job 6:25, NIV)
  • "So justice is driven back, and righteousness stands at a distance; truth has stumbled in the streets, honesty cannot enter" (Isa 59:14, NIV).
  • "If you can find but one person who deals honestly and seeks the truth, I will forgive this city" (Jer 5:1, NIV).
Quotes:
  • "Truth never damages a cause that is just." Mahatma Gandhi.
  • "Anything is better than lies and deceit." Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina.
  • "It is not easy to keep silent when silence is a lie." Victor Hugo.
  • "Nothing in this world is harder than speaking the truth, nothing easier than flattery." Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
  • "Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom." Thomas Jefferson.
  • "Be yourself; everyone else is already taken." Oscar Wilde.