Honesty Always Pays
Being a person of character is very important in your dealings with people. Mostly, if you want to be successful and fulfilled. If you’re a person whose life is built on core principles certainly, you will not be lacking in Honesty. Honesty leads to a fulfilling, trustworthy, and respected life. It brings honor and recognition. Because it will always pay at last no matter what.
Honesty promotes the speed of trust. And where there is trust, there is openness, freedom, and progress. It releases and attracts all the positive energies to you. Because you operate with honest principles, consequently, your choices and decisions will be based on moral values.
For this reason, the world of business, politics, religion, sports media is in dire need of honest men and women in leadership positions. Deception, lying, indecency, hypocrisy leads to failure and delusion.
In addition, many people are deluded, as a result, such people live and feed on lies. Unfortunately, self-deceit is a very serious matter. Be honest not put yourself into such kind of bondage. Believe it that honesty always pays at last.
Conversely, just be true to yourself and you will be true to others. So in this post, I just want to provide you with some carefully selected quotes and words of wisdom to remind and encourage us to live a life of honesty. If you do, you will have nothing to lose but everything to gain. Enjoy it! Living Your Values
Qoutes About Honesty
“The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.” -Aristotle
It starts in a subtle suspectable way, you can call it slippery slope syndrome. Here we are today when finding men and women of honest character requires an advanced search tool. It all started with that initial deviation from the truth, the moral principles that hold families and institutions together. Never trade in your core values for any fleeting thing of this life.
“Every lie is two lies the life we tell others and the lie we tell ourselves to justify it.” Robert Brault
That’s like saying one sin leads to another. Start by being true to yourself, and then you will be true to others. Doubling down in wrong-doing complicates your problem now and later.
“It’s discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.” –Noel Coward
Still shocking to me to see why anyone should feel otherwise.
“Who lies for you will lie against you.” —Bosnian Proverb
Beware for that is so true, it is happening even now. Politicians be honest to yourself and honest to the people and leave the rest of the fight for the supreme power.
“Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth telling, truth speaking, truth living, and truth loving.” —James E. Faust
If you train and submit yourself to live within this space, you will be a happy person.
“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” —- Thomas Jefferson
“Being honest may not get you a lot of friend but it’ll always get you the right ones.” —Quotestan.com
I rather have a few honest friends, men and women of character, integrity, than a bunch of hypocrites, double faced friends. Honest will help you select your friends.
“Before the truth can set you free you need to recognize which lie is holding you hostage.” —
That’s why it is important to know the truth
“It’s simple… Never lie to someone who trusts you, and never trust someone who lies to you.”
This called for making use of your common sense.
“The vulnerability that honesty requires isn’t something that everybody can handle. Lying allows people to be comfortable.” —KUSHANDWIZOOM
I will rather allow my means to justify the end than otherwise. Being good is not a matter of convenience.
Words of Wisdom We Need Always
“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln
“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” – Andre Gide
Just be real, be authentic, be honest, and be content with who you are. Leave those who judge you wrongly to realize themselves at last.
Words of Wisdom
“Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.” – Lou Holtz
“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” – Aristotle Onassis
“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” — Albert Einstein
“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” — George Bernhard Shaw https://www.becomingminimalist.com/why-honesty-is-the-best-policy-for-simplicity/
“Build your own dreams or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” —Farrah Gray
“Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone’s life. Be the light that helps others see; it is what gives life its deepest significance.”― Roy T. Bennett
“You have to accept whatever comes, and the only important thing is that you meet it with the best you have to give.”― Eleanor Roosevelt
“Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” – George Addair
When you face a choice between being polite and being honest, err on the side of the truth. It’s better to be disliked but respected than to be liked but disrespected. In the long run, the people we trust the most are those who have the courage to be sincere. Adam Grant
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
Honesty never disappoints. Hold on to your values. Don’t allow anyone to rob you of your authentic self.
I hope you find this post useful and interesting read. If yes, leave me your comment, question or input. I remain grateful!