He does not believe, that does not live according to his belief.
more Dr. Thomas Fuller quotes
Integrity is what we do, what we say, and what we say we do.
more Don Galer quotes
To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.
more Mahatma Mohandas K. Gandhi quotes
A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.
more Mahatma Mohandas K. Gandhi quotes
Honest differences are a healthy sign of progress.
more Mahatma Mohandas K. Gandhi quotes
He who sees the truth, let him proclaim it, without asking who is for it or who is against it.
more Henry George quotes
Like all valuable commodities, truth is often counterfeited.
more James Cardinal Gibbons quotes
Humanity's most valuable assets have been the non-conformists. Were it not for the non-conformists, he who refuses to be satisfied to go along with the continuance of things as they are, and insists upon attempting to find new ways of bettering things, the world would have known little progress, indeed.
more Josiah William Gitt quotes
Lying can never save us from another lie.
more Vaclav Havel quotes
No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which one is true.
more Nathaniel Hawthorne quotes
The ultimate decision about what is accepted as right and wrong will be made not by individual human wisdom but by the disappearance of the groups that have adhered to the "wrong" beliefs.
more Friedrich August von Hayek quotes
There is no well-defined boundary between honesty and dishonesty. The frontiers of one blend with the outside limits of the other, and he who attempts to tread this dangerous ground may be sometimes in one domain and sometimes in the other.
more O. Henry quotes
Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie: A fault, which needs it most, grows two thereby.
more George Herbert quotes
It is easier to find a score of men wise enough to discover the truth than to find one intrepid enough, in the face of opposition, to stand up for it.
more A. A. Hodge quotes
Pretty much all the honest truth telling in the world is done by children.
more Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. quotes
There can be no public or private virtue unless the foundation of action is the practice of truth.
more George Jacob Holyoake quotes
I detest that man, who hides one thing in the depths of his heart, and speaks forth another.
more Homer quotes
Truth telling, I have found, is the key to responsible citizenship. The thousands of criminals I have seen in 40 years of law enforcement have had one thing in common: every single one was a liar.
more J. Edgar Hoover quotes
The house of delusions is cheap to build but drafty to live in, and ready at any instant to fall.
more A. E. Housman quotes
Honesty pays, but it don't seem to pay enough to suit some people.
more Frank McKinney Hubbard quotes
Now and then an innocent man is sent to the legislature.
more Kin Hubbard quotes
The spirit of truth and the spirit of freedom -- they are the pillars of society.
more Henrik Ibsen quotes
It is incredible that only idiots are absolutely sure of salvation. It is incredible that the more brain you have the less your chance is. There can be no danger in honest thought, and if the world ever advances beyond what it is to-day, it must be led by men who express their real opinions.
more Robert G. Ingersoll quotes
Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear... Do not be frightened from this inquiry from any fear of its consequences. If it ends in the belief that there is no God, you will find incitements to virtue in the comfort and pleasantness you feel in its exercise...
more Thomas Jefferson quotes
Taxes should be continued by annual or biennial reenactments, because a constant hold, by the nation, of the strings of the public purse is a salutary restraint from which an honest government ought not wish, nor a corrupt one to be permitted, to be free.
more Thomas Jefferson quotes
Where the principle of difference [between political parties] is as substantial and as strongly pronounced as between the republicans and the monocrats of our country, I hold it as honorable to take a firm and decided part and as immoral to pursue a middle line, as between the parties of honest men and rogues, into which every country is divided.
more Thomas Jefferson quotes
[F]alsehood of the tongue leads to that of the heart, and in time depraves all its good dispositions.
more Thomas Jefferson quotes
We have the greatest opportunity the world has ever seen, as long as we remain honest -- which will be as long as we can keep the attention of our people alive. If they once become inattentive to public affairs, you and I, and Congress and Assemblies, judges and governors would all become wolves.
more Thomas Jefferson quotes
It is a great importance to set a resolution, not to be shaken, never to tell an untruth. There is no vice so mean, so pitiful, so contemptible and he who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it a second and third time, till at length it becomes habitual, he tells lies without attending to it, and truths without the world's believing him. This falsehood of the tongue leads to that of the heart, and in time depraves all it's good dispositions.
more Thomas Jefferson quotes
He who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it a second and third time, till at length it becomes habitual; he tells lies without attending to it, and truths without the world´s believing him.
more Thomas Jefferson quotes
An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.
more Thomas Jefferson quotes
The whole art of government consists in the art of being honest.
more Thomas Jefferson quotes
It is always the best policy to tell the truth, unless, of course, you are an exceptionally good liar.
more Jerome K. Jerome quotes
What you don't see with your eyes, don't witness with your mouth.
more Jewish Proverb quotes
In order that all men might be taught to speak truth, it is necessary that all likewise should learn to hear it.
more Dr. Samuel Johnson quotes
There is no crime more infamous than the violation of truth. It is apparent that men can be social beings no longer than they believe each other. When speech is employed only as the vehicle of falsehood, every man must disunite himself from others, inhabit his own cave and seek prey only for himself.
more Dr. Samuel Johnson quotes
It does not require many words to speak the truth.
more Chief Joseph quotes
Integrity is the core of our character.
more L. Lionel Kendrick quotes
Many people today don't want honest answers insofar as honest means unpleasant or disturbing. They want a soft answer that turneth away anxiety.
more Louis Kronenberger quotes
Dogma is a defensive reaction against doubt in the mind of the theorist, but doubt of which he is unaware.
more Harold D. Lasswell quotes
I practice journalism in accordance with the following guidelines:
• Do nothing I cannot defend.
• Do not distort, lie, slant or hype.
• Do not falsify facts or make up quotes.
• Cover, write and present every story with the care I would want if the story were about me.
• Assume there is at least one other side or version to every story.
• Assume the viewer is as smart and caring and good a person as I am.
• Assume the same about all people on whom I report.
• Assume everyone is innocent until proven guilty.
• Assume personal lives are a private matter until a legitimate turn in the story mandates otherwise.
• Carefully separate opinion and analysis from straight news stories and clearly label it as such.
• Do not use anonymous sources or blind quotes except on rare and monumental occasions. No one should ever be allowed to attack another anonymously.
• Do not broadcast profanity or the end result of violence unless it is an integral and necessary part of the story and/or crucial to its understanding.
• Acknowledge that objectivity may be impossible but fairness never is.
• Journalists who are reckless with facts and reputations should be disciplined by their employers.
• My viewers have a right to know what principles guide my work and the process I use in their practice.
• I am not in the entertainment business.

more Jim Lehrer quotes
The Seven Deadly Sins of the Press: - Concentrated Power of the Big Press. - Passing of competition and the coming of monopoly. - Governmental control of the press. - Timidity, especially in the face of group and corporate pressures. - Big Business mentality. - Clannishness among the newspaper publishers that has prevented them from criticizing each other. - Social blindness.
more Max Lerner quotes
The most dangerous untruths are truths moderately distorted.
more Georg Christoph Lichtenberg quotes
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
more Abraham Lincoln quotes
If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. It is true that you may fool all the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all of the time; but you can't fool all of the people all the time.
more Abraham Lincoln quotes
The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere.
more Anne Morrow Lindbergh quotes
A radical is one who speaks the truth.
more Charles A. Lindbergh, Sr. quotes
It takes less time to do a thing right, than it does to explain why you did it wrong.
more Henry Wadsworth Longfellow quotes
Peace if possible, but truth at any rate.
more Martin Luther quotes
The measure of a man's character is what he would do if he knew he never would be found out.
more Thomas Babington Macaulay quotes
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