As you grew, we encouraged you to be open and direct.
As you leave, never lose your honesty with those whom you speak.
and Byron Pulsifer
Words of Encouragement |
True honesty is hard. Throughout my career, I've faced moments
where I've needed to take an honest look at myself and face
some very uncomfortable realities.
Inspirational Quotes |
There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth.
Quotes about Life |
Be honest in your life it creates positive energy, stopping all unfairness through life.
Fathima Bibi Joosab, Inspirations of the Heart: Sister Fathima's Open Heart.
Positive Attitude |
But the truth is that people need other people, that a good story
requires more than one character. We were all made to be loved
and made to be known, to find ourselves in honest relationships
where those things can be reciprocated and exchanged.
One of six brothers, Dwight was raised in a white frame house on
South East Fourth Street, absorbing the simple and unquestioned values
taught by his surroundings
and by his parents - honesty, self-reliance, hard work, ambition,
and fear of God.
Tom Wicker, Dwight D. Eisenhower: The American Presidents Series: The 34th President, 1953-1961
Dwight Eisenhower Quotes |
Quote of the Day
It is not the lie that passes through the mind, but the lie that
sinks in and settles in it, that does the hurt.
Francis Bacon, Essays
Brutal, inner honesty… The three scariest words on the planet,
and yet, at the same time, the very KEY that unlocks all the doors
Ken Dahl, Honesty: The Final Frontier: Examining the Disharmony
between Religion and Reality
And if you learn to have those difficult conversations in a loving,
honest, and responsible way, your relationships can become
better than you ever thought they could.
Henry Cloud, John Townsend; How to Have That Difficult Conversation
A clear conscience is far more valuable than money.
Often, too, with children, conformity, rather than honesty, is
encouraged. I would like to see children feel free to express their
emotions and, as they grow, learn how to control their impulses.
Magda Gerber, Your Self-Confident Baby: How to Encourage Your Child's Natural Abilities -- From the Very Start
I wish to be simple, honest, natural, frank, clean in mind and
clean in body, unaffected ready to say, 'I do not know,' if so it be, to
meet all men on an absolute equality to face any obstacle and meet
every difficulty unafraid and unabashed.
Elbert Hubbard, Works of Elbert Hubbard
It is difficult, but not impossible, to conduct strictly honest business.
Reconciling honest doubt with deeply held faith is a paradox,
something that seems unlikely, if not impossible, but turns out to be true.
God makes it true.
Stephen Shortridge, Deepest Thanks, Deeper Apologies: Reconciling Deeply Held Faith with Honest Doubt
In its simplest form, communication is talking and listening; however,
unless talking and listening are accompanied by honest,
loving feedback on the part of the listener, little
communication can take place.
Dr. Gary Chapman, Now You're Speaking My Language
Since God is a God of truth (Deuteronomy 32: 4) and His Son Jesus Christ is
The way, the truth and the life (John 14: 6) it is not surprising that He hates
all forms of untruths from black and white lies to false oaths and witnessing.
Miriam Kinai, Boxed Set 5 Christian Sermons
You have to be able to understand what your insecurities are if you want
to change them. In order to do this, you are going to have to be
very honest with yourself.
Jennifer N Smith, Anxiety Book: Why Am I So Insecure?
Always remember, everyone is hungry for praise and starving
for honest appreciation!
David Brandt Berg
An honest man in politics shines more there than he would elsewhere.
Mark Twain Quotes
Every honest researcher I know admits he's just a professional amateur.
He's doing whatever he's doing for the first time. That makes him an
amateur. He has sense enough to know that he's going to have a lot
of trouble, so that makes him a professional."
Quotes about New Beginnings |
Working through conflict, we maintain and build a strong but flexible,
honest but loving connection in our relationship.
Aaron F. Steinberg, The Honesty Practice: Proven Skills to Navigate through Relationship Conflict to Greater Ease, Attraction, and Connection
Quotes about Being Strong |
If ego is the voice that tells us we're better than we really are,
we can say ego inhibits true success by preventing a direct and honest
connection to the world around us.
Ryan Holiday, Ego Is the Enemy
Truth without love is harshness; it gives us information but in such
a way that we cannot really hear it.
Love without truth is sentimentality; it supports and affirms
us but keeps us in denial about our flaws.
Simple honesty of purpose in a man goes a long way in life,
if founded on a just estimate of himself and a steady obedience to
the rule he knows and feels to be right.
Friendship is not threatened by honest criticism. It is strengthened.
When ... people begin working with a group, it is vital that they begin
with no assumptions about where the team is at. They cannot afford
to be judgemental. ... to make a
successful start, the facilitator must allow the team members
to decide what issues are affecting performance and what strategies
they need to implement. ... the facilitator
helps to create an environment where all the team members
can take part in honest discussions about the team's performance.
Ray McLean, Team Work: Forging Links Between Honesty, Accountability and Success
If you're not honest with yourself, how can you be truly honest
with anyone else?
Paul Williams, Gratitude and Trust: Six Affirmations That Will Change Your Life
Where do we get the word honest? If you will study the way this word
developed, you will see that it is related to honor. Honor, honesty and
truth are closely related concepts.
Kenneth Copeland, Honor: Walking In Honesty, Truth, and Integrity
Honest difference of views and honest debate are not disunity.
They are the vital process of policy among free men.
Healthy relationships of all kinds are usually composed of honesty,
trust, and respect.
Ace McCloud, Confident Communication Skills
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success,
without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
Mary Kay Ash
It still takes a serious commitment and honest effort for your goals
to come to fruition.
Alex Altman, Take Action!
It helps people to become honest when they are treated as honest.
Elijah Mcleon, New Light, New Life, New You!
Helping Others |
Accepting our emotional truth is essential for self-acceptance. In turn,
self-acceptance is necessary for accepting others. Learning the principles
of emotional honesty
enables us to stop punishing ourselves and others for our emotional pain.
By acknowledging our emotional vulnerability we also increase emotional
Ronald R. Brill Emotional Honesty & Self-Acceptance:Education Strategies For Preventing Violence
Being Yourself |
An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power
over his fellow citizens.
Top Ten Quotes |
Honesty pays, but it don't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
Funny Quotes about Life |
All parents want their child to be honest but often forget to place emphasis on
being trustworthy even though this is also a form of honesty.
James R. Morrison, Parenting
Honesty is perhaps just as important a factor in one's
communication skills as trust.
Ross Elkins, Business: Golden Nugget Methods for High Effectiveness
Honesty, truth and decency all link together-
by loving all of these, we can improve our families,
communities and our society.
Estella Eliot, Positively Christian
While a relationship is typically dependent upon, both the boyfriend and girlfriend trusting each other as well as respecting and caring for one,
another important factor that is vital in a successful relationship is honesty.
John Franks, Manifesting Love
The establishment of any relationship, both individual and expert is honesty.
Alexander Mejia, Leadership: 20 Qualities That Can Make You
Become An Amazing Leader
Honesty A Core Value |
There is nothing that we can't accomplish in honor, in God's honor.
There is no place we can't go, no goal we can't reach - if we keep an
Kenneth Copeland, Honor: Walking In Honesty, Truth, and Integrity
Poems about Faith |
Being an honest person should be simple
but being truly honest with others and yourself can be a real challenge at times.
Chris Hughes, Inspirational quotes About Love, Life And Success.
Confidence grows from being honest with myself because I know my strengths, weaknesses, capabilities and I am realistic and honest about what I can do.
Patricia A Gilpin-Hudson; Carol R Muschette, Find Joy in Daily Living
Sometimes it is more difficult to be honest with yourself than to try to please other people by saying what they want to hear.
Gerard Strong, The Groom's Guide
Being Someone Else |
Just like showing trust is essential in a marriage, it is also of vital
significance to be completely honest with each other.
Christian Olsen, Marriage Tips
Honesty is one of the most important parts of any marriage.
Amanda Thompson, The Perfect Husband For Your Wife - You!
Radical honesty would be the core of truth, not just the outward trappings.
Just as there is "the letter of the law" and "the spirit of the law," so there
is literal truth and essential truth.
Motivational Poems |
No legacy is so rich as Honesty.
Behavoir A Legacy |
The essence of how to manage performance, a skill every boss needs
to have, is not to rely on appraisal but to be able to build the kind
of trust where honesty, mutual respect, and constant two-way feedback
is at its core, something that is also at the heart of a coaching relationship.
Jenny Rogers, Manager As Coach: The New Way To Get Results
There are links between your words and actions that are either positive
or negative. If you insist on honesty and then privately brag about
lying on your tax form, what are your actions really saying?
Rose Marie Whiteside, As For Me And My House
As you experience changes and breakthroughs, know that integrity,
honesty and truth are the highest vibrating energies to guide you forward.
Everything else will fall away.
Molly McCord, Conscious Messages
As a parent, you need that grace too. Most of our kids have already figured
out we're imperfect. Admitting so will come as no surprise to them,
and it will tell them you are honest.
Dave Gipson, Your Brain's Too Small for God: Straight talk for skeptics
A leader should maintain a level of honor and honesty that should be
valued and maintained by all.
Michele Morgan, Work Ethics: Reviving the True Confidence and Ethics of Being A Leader
While all humankind unconsciously utilizes oxygen to sustain existence;
integrity, in the converse, develops only through the conscious design
of pursuing honesty.
Byron R. Pulsifer
Encouraging Poems |
I believe fundamental honesty is the keystone of business.
Harvey S. Firestone
Inspirational Sayings |
Open palms represent openness, honesty and non-threatening behaviour.
I believe if you want to be trusted you need to be honest and having
opening palms is a great way to subconsciously show you can be trusted.
Joe Hinchliffe, Average Joe's Secrets to Personal Development
Palms open or lifted up: A typical indication of truthfulness and honesty,
or appealing to the audience. It is said the gesture evolved from a time
when the gesture showed no weapon was being held.
Brian Scott, Body Language 101: Finally Understand How To Read And Send Non Verbal Body Cues
People have an innate sense of honesty and realness. It’s not up to you to put on a show or to impress anyone. Your job is to express who you are.
Joe Gaebel, Bridging the Gap Between Strangers: A Guide for Creating Meaningful Relationships and Deep Connections
Being Yourself |
Honesty is only an illusion to those who seek their own selfish needs.