Motivation is very important. We can show love, respect for others, and honesty in whatever we do to help humanity.
I suppose all writers are crazy, but if they are any good, I believe they have a terrible honesty.Raymond Chandler
All men profess honesty as long as they can. To believe all men honest would be folly. To believe none so is something worse.john quincy adams
It is not hardness of heart or evil passions that drive certain individuals to atheism, but rather a scrupulous intellectual honesty.steve allen
Christianity may produce agitation, anger, tumult as at Ephesus; but the diffusion of the pure gospel of Christ, and the establishment of the institutions of honesty and virtue, at whatever cost, is a blessing to mankind.albert barnes
To the cheater, there is no such thing as honesty, and to Republicans the idea of serving the public good is counterfeit on the face of it — they never felt such an urge, and therefore it must not exist.garrison keillor
Complete honesty has nothing to do with "purity" or naivety. The full truth is unattainable to naivety, and the completely honest artist is not pure in heart.Clement Greenberg
I regard criticism as an art, and if in this country and in this age it is practiced with honesty, it is no more remunerative than the work of an avant-garde film artist. My dear anonymous letter writers, if you think it is so easy to be a critic, so difficult to be a poet or a painter or film experimenter, may I suggest you try both? You may discover why there are so few critics, so many poets.Pauline Kael
America today is a confused society, caught up in a terror war, a culture war, and a media war, where honesty and professional standards have vanished.Bill O'Reilly
Of course, fanatical Communists and Russophiles generally can be respected, even if they are mistaken.:; But for people like ourselves, who suspect that something has gone very wrong with the Soviet Union, I consider that willingness to criticize Russia and Stalin is the test of intellectual honesty.:; It is the only thing that from a literary intellectual's point of view is really dangerous.george orwell
There's neither honesty, manhood, nor good fellowship in thee.william shakespeare
Words like virtue , nobility , honor , honesty , generosity , have become almost impossible to use or else they have acquired bastard meanings; language is no longer equipped for legitimately praising a man’s character .
The little honesty existing among authors is to be seen in the outrageous way in which they misquote from the writings of others.Arthur Schopenhauer
You have to choose (as a voter) between trusting to the natural stability of gold and the natural stability of the honesty and intelligence of the members of the Government. And, with due respect for these gentlemen, I advise you, as long as the Capitalist system lasts, to vote for gold.
Confidence... thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.
In seeking tales and informations Against this man, whose honesty the devil And his disciples only envy at, Ye blew the fire that burns ye.william shakespeare
Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you've got it made.george burns
Let the prince be ever mindful of Sallust's teaching that neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only friends won by good deeds , merit, and honesty .
Far from blushing at conduct so contrary to equity , to right, and to national honesty , they boast of their dexterity, and pretend that they deserve the name of great negotiators.
No legacy is so rich as honesty.
Mine honesty and I begin to square.
Rich honesty dwells like a miser, sir, in a poor house, as your pearl in your foul oyster.
A romantic relationship requires honesty between a couple.Tzipi Livni
True country music is honesty, sincerity, and real life to the hilt.garth brooks
"honesty is the best policy," but he who acts on that principle is not an honest man.