Honesty

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  • “A clear conscience is more valuable than wealth. “ ~ Tagalog (Filipino) (on conscience)
  • “A fair exchange is no robbery. “ ~ Scottish Proverb
  • “A friend’s eye is a good mirror. “ ~ Gaelic (on friendship)
  • “A loan though old is not a gift.” ~ Hungarian (on indebtedness)
  • “A man who never made a mistake, never made anything. “ ~ unknown
  • “An apple a day keeps the doctor away. “ ~ Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
  • “Avoid dishonest gain: no price can recompence the pangs of vice. “ ~ Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
  • “Caesar’s wife must be above suspicion. “ ~ Julius Caesar (c.102-44 BC)
  • “Dally not with other folk’s spouses or money. “ ~ Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
  • “Don’t pretend to be something you aren’t. “ ~ Aesop (c.620-560 BC)
  • “Don’t take any wooden nickels. “ ~ American (on authenticity)
  • “Following the path of least resistence is what makes both men and rivers crooked. “ ~ unknown – thanks to Brian Fierling
  • “From the fullness of the heart, the mouth speaks. “ ~ Jesus Christ
  • “Half the truth is often a whole lie. “ ~ Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
  • “He that first cries out “stop thief” is often he that has stolen the treasure. “ ~ William Congreve (1670-1729)
  • “He that steals an egg will steal an ox. “ ~ George Herbert (1593-1633)
  • “Honesty is the best policy. “ ~ Aesop (c.620-560 BC)
  • “It is better to suffer for truth than to prosper by falsehood. “ ~ Danish (on comparable worth)
  • “Keep conscience clear, then never fear. “ ~ Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
  • “Keep thy shop and thy shop will keep thee. “ ~ George Chapman (c.1559-1634)
  • “Let’s get things straight. “ ~ unknown
  • “Making money selling manure is better than losing money selling musk. “ ~ Egyptian (on buying and selling)
  • “No legacy is as rich as honesty. “ ~ unknown
  • “Pay what you owe and what you’re worth you’ll know. “ ~ Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
  • “Possession is nine tenths of the law. “ ~ unknown
  • “The best thing about telling the truth is…you don’t have to remember what you said! “ ~ unknown, thanks to Georgie Bee
  • “The contented person can never be ruined. “ ~ Chinese (on conscience)
  • “The sting of a reproach is the truth of it. “ ~ Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
  • “When a thief kisses you, count your teeth. “ ~ Yiddish
  • “You can fool people some of the time, but you can’t fool them all of the time. “ ~ Aesop (c.620-560 BC)

This post was last modified on October 11, 2019 5:07 am