Honesty is everything. It is the foundation for our day-to-day interaction with colleagues, family, and friends. Problems start to arise in our relationships if the secret and important ingredient of honesty is missing. Honesty helps to develop societies, improve relationships, and build trust.
In any situation, whether in life or business, being honest is always the best practice.
The following quotes will always remind you of the importance of honesty:
#1: “Clients don’t expect perfection from the service providers they hire, but they do expect honesty and transparency. There is no better way to demonstrate this than by acknowledging when a mistake has been made and humbly apologizing for it.” –Patrick Lencioni
#2: “Honesty is the single most important factor having a direct bearing on the final success of an individual, corporation, or product.” –Ed McMahon
#4: “I believe fundamental honesty is the keystone of business.” –Harvey S. Firestone
#5: “What clients are really interested in is honesty, plus a baseline of competence.” –Patrick Lencioni
#6: “Treat those who are good with goodness, and also treat those who are not good with goodness. Thus goodness is attained. Be honest to those who are honest, and be also honest to those who are not honest. Thus honesty is attained.” –Lao Tzu
#7: “I look for these qualities and characteristics in people. Honesty is number one, respect, and absolutely the third would have to be loyalty.” –Summer Altice
#8: “The elegance of honesty needs no adornment.” –Mary Browne
#10: “Honesty is the best policy; the only way out is deeper in: a candid confrontation with existence is dizzying, liberating.” –David Shields
#11: “Honesty is not found in revealing the truth, but in understanding how deeply afraid of it we are. To become honest is in effect to become fully and robustly incarnated into powerlessness.” –David Whyte
#12: “There’s just some magic in truth and honesty and openness.” –Frank Ocean
#13: “Honesty and integrity are absolutely essential for success in life—all areas of life. The really good news is that anyone can develop both honesty and integrity.” –Zig Ziglar
#14: “I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy.” –George Bernard Shaw
#15: “For me, honesty is a huge thing, and loyalty, when it comes to relationships.” –Lauren Jauregui
#16: “The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty.” –Abu Bakr
#18: “Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world isn’t lawful tender for a loaf of bread.” –Josh Billings
#19: “Honesty and loyalty are key. If two people can be honest with each other about everything, that’s probably the biggest key to success.” –Taylor Lautner
#20: “Honesty is something you can’t wear out.” –Waylon Jennings
#21: “Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth telling, truth speaking, truth living, and truth loving.” –James E. Faust
#22: “Almost any difficulty will move in the face of honesty. When I am honest I never feel stupid. And when I am honest I am automatically humble.” –Hugh Prather
#23: “I can sleep fine at night knowing that even though my honesty might not translate very diplomatically, the words I speak have good intent, and I live my life with great integrity.” –Yolanda Hadid
#24: “Honesty is the quality I value most in a friend. Not bluntness, but honesty with compassion.” –Brooke Shields
#26: “The high road is always respected. Honesty and integrity are always rewarded.” –Scott Hamilton
#27: “I stand by the principle of honesty, fair play, and trustworthiness.” –T.S. Kalyanaraman
#28: “Investing is about intellectual honesty. You want to know what you know. You want to know, mostly, what you don’t know.” –Li Lu
#29: “Good people can disagree—all you want is honesty, because you know, if I disagree, I’m willing to debate you on that, and then let the public decide what’s good policy and bad policy.” –Russell Pearce
#30: “A half truth is a whole lie.” –Yiddish Proverb
By being honest, your friends and colleagues will trust and respect you. Honesty not only gives one peace of mind, it also fulfills a sense of justice. The above quotes highlight the significant nature of honesty as well as the gift of being surrounded by honest folks.
Honesty is among JMARK’s core values, and an integral part of the foundation of our “People First, Technology Second” philosophy. To learn more about how we can make your I.T. better and help your business succeed, contact us via the form on this website, call 844-44-JMARK, or email [email protected].