Quotes of the Day for 5 December 2000 – Honesty
Lee is giving a presentation on Business Ethics on Thursday, and is looking for some quotes. I think that there are two things critical to ethical business, and one thing critical to successful business, so I'm going to give Lee three whole days: Honesty, Courage, and Commitment. Here's four real quotes on honesty, one to grin at.
No man should judge unless he asks himself in absolute honesty whether in a similar situation he might not have done the same.
- Viktor Frankl
Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much.
- Luke 16:10
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
Give us the man of integrity, on whom we know we can thoroughly depend; who will stand firm when others fail; the friend, faithful and true; the adviser, honest and fearless; the adversary, just and chivalrous; such an one is a fragment of the Rock of Ages.
- J. P. Stanley
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
- Groucho Marx
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