The Five Levels of Truth-Telling: First, you tell the truth to
yourself about yourself. Then you tell the truth to yourself
about another. At the third level, you tell the truth about
yourself to another. Then you tell your truth about another to
that other. And finally, you tell the truth to everyone about
everything. ~ Neale Donald Walsch Conversations with God
No legacy is so rich as Honesty. ~ William Shakespeare
Truth is generally the best vindication against slander. ~
You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the
people some of the time, but you can not fool all the people all
the time. ~ Abraham Lincoln
Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you
apologize for the Truth.
“The Light is more than some abstract, unknowable energy
force. Light is Truth. If Light is truth, then darkness must be
lies. Each and every lie we tell to ourselves and others casts
the shadow of separation upon us. Every time even the most minor
deception is revealed and the truth is made known we are
re-united with the Light. So, Let there be Light. Those are the
words by which you can create your own magnificent world.” -
Renee Bledsoe, Addiction Alchemy
Truth is such a rare thing, it is delighted to tell it. ~ Emily
The Truth which has made us free will in the end make us glad,
also. ~ Felix Adler
I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing was
to add to the sum of accurate information in the world. ~
Always tell the Truth. That way, you don’t have to remember what
~ Mark Twain
When in doubt, tell the Truth. ~ Mark Twain
It is the responsibility of intellectuals to speak the Truth and
~ Noam Chomsky
The Truth is always exciting. Speak it, then. Life is dull
without it. ~ Pearl S. Buck
Fiction is the Truth inside the lie. ~ Stephen King
The biggest consequence to telling a lie is, it leads you to
telling another one.
~ Gary King
If you do not tell the Truth about yourself you cannot tell it
about other people.
Who lies for you will lie against you. ~ Bosnian Proverb
No man has a good enough memory to make a successful liar. ~
A half Truth is a whole lie. ~ Yiddish Proverb
Those who think it is permissible to tell white lies soon grow
~ Austin O’Mally
With lies you may get ahead in the world – but you can never go
back. ~ Russian proverb
A lie has speed, but Truth has endurance ~ Edgar J. Mohn
Truth is the most valuable thing we have, so I try to conserve
it. ~ Mark Twain
A lie may take care of the present, but it has no future. ~
We tell lies when we are afraid….afraid of what we don’t know,
afraid of what others will think, afraid of what will be found
out about us. But every time we tell a lie, the thing that we
fear grows stronger. ~ Tad Williams
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. ~ Thomas
There is no such thing as an inconsequential lie. ~ Gary King
Truth allows you to live with integrity. Everything you do and
say shows the world who you really are. Let it be the Truth. ~
What you get in your life is not a result of what you want, it
is a result of Who You Are.
~ Marlon Smith
If you want to ruin the Truth, stretch it. ~ unknown author
The Truth is more important than the facts. ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
The Truth needs no rehearsal. ~ Barbara Kingsolver
Truth and Honesty is the oldest and most powerful of all of the
~ Gary King
Have the courage to say No. Have the courage to face the Truth.
Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys
to living your life with integrity.
~ W. Clement Stone
Integrity is doing the right thing, even if nobody is watching.
~ unknown author
Every lie has a consequence.....you cannot escape that.
~ Gary King
Integrity is telling myself the Truth. Andy Honesty is telling
the Truth to other people.
~ Spencer Johnson
This above all; to thine own self be true. ~ William Shakespeare
The time is always right to do what is right. ~ Martin Luther
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s
going to know whether you did it or not. ~ Oprah Winfrey
If you can not find the truth right where you are, where else do
you expect to find it?
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity,
they think of you.
~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Ethics is nothing else than reverence for life. ~ Albert
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a
van of value.
Perhaps the most important thing we can undertake toward the
reduction of fear is to make easier for people to accept
themselves, to like themselves. ~ Bonard W. Overstreet
And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other
people permission to do the same. ~ Marianne Williamson
A lie will easily get you out of a scrape, and yet, strangely
and beautifully, repute possesses you when you have taken the
scrape and left out the lie.
~Charles Edward Montague
Respect for the Truth is an acquired taste. ~ Mark Van Doren
Some people will not tolerate such emotional honesty in
communication. They would rather defend their dishonesty on the
grounds that it might hurt others. Therefore, having
rationalized their phoniness into nobility, they settle for
~ unknown author
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
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
Where is there dignity unless there is Honesty? ~ Cicero
shortest and surest way to live with honor in the world is to be
in reality what we would appear to be. ~ Socrates