Integrity Quotes

A man should be upright, not be kept upright. - Marcus Aurelius

Can one preach at home inequality of races and nations and advocate abroad good-will towards all men? - Dorothy Thompson

If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it. - Marcus Aurelius

It is his nature, not his standing, that makes the good man. - Publilius Syrus

Do the next thing. - John Wanamaker

You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits. - Denis Waitley

Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep. - Denis Waitley

A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come. - Denis Waitley

The slow man with integrity will ultimately catch the swift one who has none. - unknown

The Lord doesn't ask about your ability, only your availability; and, if you prove your dependability, the Lord will increase your capability. - unknown

It is far better to be trusted and respected that it is to be liked. - unknown

Be good. And if you can't be good, be careful. And if you can't be careful, name it after me. - unknown

Achievement is not the most important thing -- Authenticity is - unknown

A person is not given integrity. It results from the relentless pursuit of honesty at all times. - unknown

I ever will profess myself the greatest friend to those whose actions best correspond with their doctrine; which, I am sorry to say, is too seldom the case amongst those nations who pretend most to civilization. - Captain J G Stedman

The laboring man has not leisure for a true integrity day by day. - Henry David Thoreau

I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I can do no other, so help me God. Amen. - Martin Luther

Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage. - Charles Simmons

A man can do only what a man can do. But if he does that each day he can sleep at night and do it again the next day. - Albert Schweitzer

The person who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance. - Jean Jacques Rousseau

Integrity simple means not violating one's own identity. - Erich Fromm

If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely. It is absolutely touch and go. Each one of us could make the difference. - Buckminster Fuller

Integrity is the essence of everything successful. - Buckminster Fuller

A task becomes a duty from the moment you suspect it to be an essential part of that integrity which alone entitles a man to assume responsibility. - Dag Hammarskjold

Man is a make-believe animal -- he is never so truly himself as when he is acting a part. - William Hazlitt

There is nothing more likely to drive a man mad, than the being unable to get rid of the idea of the distinction between right and wrong, and an obstinate, constitutional preference of the true to the agreeable. - William Hazlitt

There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will. - Napoleon Hill

He who is upright in his way of life and free from sin. - Horace

Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful. - Samuel Johnson

There is no alleviation for the sufferings of mankind except veracity of thought and of action, and the resolute facing of the world as it is when the garment of make-believe by which pious hands have hidden its uglier features is stripped off. - Thomas H Huxley

Blessed is the servant who loves his brother as much when he is sick and useless as when he is well and an be of service to him. And blessed is he who loves his brother as well when he is afar off as when he is by his side, and who would say nothing behind his back he might not, in love, say before his face. - St Francis of Assisi

Your life works to the degree you keep your agreements. - Werner Erhard

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

In failing circumstances no one can be relied on to keep their integrity. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right; decide on what you think is right and stick to it. - George Eliot

You can t, in sound morals, condemn a man for taking care of his own integrity. It is his clear duty. And least of all can you condemn an artist pursuing, however humbly and imperfectly, a creative aim. In that interior world where his thought and his emotions go seeking for the experience of imagined adventures, there are no policemen, no law, no pressure of circumstance or dread of opinion to keep him within bounds. Who then is going to say Nay to his temptations if not his conscience? - Joseph Conrad

Nothing more completely baffles one who is full of tricks and duplicity than straight forward and simple integrity in another. - Charles Caleb Colton

Honor your commitments with integrity. - Les Brown

Live with integrity, respect the rights of other people, and follow your own bliss. - Nathaniel Branden

Be right, and then be easy to live with, if possible, but in that order. - Ezra Taft Benson

A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom. - Ayn Rand

He that doth not as other men do, but endeavoureth that which ought to be done, shall thereby rather incur peril than preservation; for who so laboreth to be sincerely perfect and good shall necessarily perish, living among men that are generally evil. - Sir Walter Raleigh

It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he risk everything. - Plutarch

It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving; it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe. - Thomas Paine

No man should advocate a course in private that he's ashamed to admit in public. - George Mcgovern

The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity. - Brian Tracy

I will never again go to people under false pretenses even if it is to give them the Holy Bible. I will never again sell anything, even if I have to starve. I am going home now and I will sit down and really write about people. - Henry Miller

A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom. - Ayn Rand

Some persons are likeable in spite of their unswerving integrity. - Donald R. Perry 'Don' Marquis

 

The impossible often has a kind of integrity which the merely improbable lacks. - Douglas Adams

 

Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary. - Sir Cecil [Walter Hardy] Beaton

In failing circumstances no one can be relied on to keep their integrity. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing so completely baffles one who is full of trick and duplicity himself, than straightforward and simple integrity in another. - Charles Caleb Colton

Integrity has no need of rules. - Albert Camus

Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake. (The 22 Non-Negotiable Laws of Wellness) - Greg Anderson

Honour your commitments with integrity. - Les Brown

 

Integrity is what we do, what we say, and what we say we do. - Don Galer

 

There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will. - Napoleon Hill

 

Integrity is praised and then left out in the cold. - (Decimus Junius Juvenalis) Juvenal

 

Integrity: A name is the blueprint of the thing we call character. You ask, What's in a name? I answer, Just about everything you do. - Morris Mandel

 

In all things preserve integrity; and the consciousness of thine own uprightness will alleviate the toil of business, soften the hardness of ill-success and disappointments, and give thee an humble confidence before God, when the ingratitude of man, or the iniquity of the times may rob thee of other rewards. - Barbara Paley

 

If you believe in unlimited quality and act in all your business dealings with total integrity, the rest will take care of itself. - Frank Perdue

 

Integrity is not a 90 percent thing, not a 95 percent thing; either you have it or you don't. - Peter Scotese

 

The Lord doesn't ask about your ability, only your availability; and, if you prove your dependability, the Lord will increase your capability. - Source Unknown

 

Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep. - Denis Waitley

 

In great matters men show themselves as they wish to be seen; in small matters, as they are. - Gamaliel Bradford

 

Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right; decide on what you think is right and stick to it. - George Eliot

 

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Our character...is an omen of our destiny, and the more integrity we have and keep, the simpler and nobler that destiny is likely to be.-George Santayana

 

No man can purchase his virtue too dear, for it is the only thing whose value must ever increase with the price it has cost us. Our integrity is never worth so much as when we have parted with our all to keep it.-Charles Caleb Colton

 

In silence man can most readily preserve his integrity.-Meister Eckhart

 

Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.-Oprah Winfrey

 

Integrity is not a 90 percent thing, not a 95 percent thing; either you have it or you don't.-Peter Scotese

 

Integrity is not a conditional word. It doesn't blow in the wind or change with the weather. It is your inner image of yourself, and if you look in there and see a man who won't cheat, then you know he never will.-John D. MacDonald

 

Integrity combined with faithfulness is a powerful force and worthy of great respect.-Real Live Preacher

 

Integrity: A name is the blueprint of the thing we call character. You ask, What's in a name? I answer, Just about everything you do.-Morris Mandel

 

In great matters men show themselves as they wish to be seen; in small matters, as they are.-Gamaliel Bradford

 

Integrity is what we do, what we say, and what we say we do.-Don Galer

 

Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.-Samuel Johnson

 

I ran the wrong kind of business, but I did it with integrity.-Sydney Biddle Barrows

 

In great matters men show themselves as they wish to be seen; in small matters, as they are.-Gamaliel Bradford

 

Prefer a loss to a dishonest gain; the one brings pain at the moment, the other for all time.-Chilton

 

Writing is my refuge. It's where I go. It's where I find that integrity I have.-Charles B. Johnson

 
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