Honesty is a vital component of life. It helps you to stay out of the troubles you face by telling lies. It gives you peace of mind and proves that you are a trustworthy individual. These people are always satisfied in their lives. Any connection is based on how honest you are, and if you are, your bond will be strengthened. So there you have it: the best honesty quotes to help you be honest with everyone.

Top 10 Honesty Quotes

Honesty is the fastest way to prevent a mistake from turning into a failure. —James Altucher

The first step is, to be honest, and then to be noble. —Winston Churchill

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. —Thomas Jefferson

Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it’ll always get you the right ones. —John Lennon

Honesty is a very expensive gift, Don’t expect it from cheap people. —Warren Buffet

Honest people don’t hide their deeds. ―Emily Brontë

Honesty will never break you. —Kate Hudson

Honesty is never seen sitting astride the fence. —Lemuel K. Washburn

No legacy is so rich as honesty. —William Shakespeare

Honesty prospers in every condition of life. —Friedrich Schiller

Honesty Quotes by Famous People

It is always helpful to remain honest and truthful in the face of difficulty. —Dalai Lama

Be honest about where you are at so that you can get to where you want to be. —Joyce Meyer

Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty. —Plato

The real source of inner joy is to remain truthful and honest. —Dalai Lama

Honesty and transparency make you vulnerable. Be honest and transparent anyway. —Mother Teresa

The foundation stones for balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love, and loyalty. —Zig Ziglar

Honesty and openness is always the foundation of insightful dialogue. —Bell Hooks

The elegance of honesty needs no adornment. —Mary Browne

I admire honesty more than any other trait. —Jerry Reinsdorf

If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people. —Virginia Woolf

Honesty and loyalty are key. —Taylor Lautner

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

The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made. —Groucho Marx

The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty. —Abu Bakr

Honesty is something you can’t wear out. —Waylon Jennings

The true measure of life is not length, but honesty. —John Lyly

Honesty pays, but it doesn’t seem to pay enough to suit some people. —Kin Hubbard

The elegance of honesty needs no adornment. —Mary Browne

Honesty Quotes for Students

Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it’ll always get you the right ones. —John Lennon

I believe fundamental honesty is the keystone of business. —Harvey S. Firestone

Honesty is of God and dishonesty of the devil; the devil was a liar from the beginning. —Joseph B. Wirthlin

The most interesting thing you can say is the most honest. —Rorty Witt

When a man is penalized for honesty he learns to lie. —Criss Jami

To live outside the law, you must be honest. —Bob Dylan

I think honesty is the most heroic quality one can aspire to. —Daniel Radcliffe

An honest man’s the noblest work of God. —Alexander Pope

If you want to get free, you have to first get honest. —Joyce Meyer

Honesty is not only “the first step toward greatness,” – it is greatness itself. —Christian Nestell Bovee

When you truly honest with yourself some people won’t like you. —Maxime Lagacé

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist. —Mary Kay Ash

Honesty is the most single most important factor having a direct bearing on the final success of an individual, corporation, or product. —Ed McMahon


I hope these quotes helped you understand the importance of Honesty in life. And if you want to know more about honesty check out the links down below

Why Be Honest If Honesty Doesn’t Pay — HBR

10 Benefits of Being Honest — Elemental Wellness