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152 Greatest Quotes About Integrity


Be good to your work, your word, and your friend. Ralph Waldo Emerson
I don't want everyone to like me; I should think less of myself if some people did. Henry James
Moral authority comes from following universal and timeless principles like honesty, integrity, treating people with respect. Stephen Covey
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful. Samuel Johnson
Decide on what you think is right, and stick to it. George Eliot
Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters. Albert Einstein
Judges ought to be more leaned than witty, more reverent than plausible, and more advised than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue. Francis Bacon
There is much to be done, there is much that can be done... one person of integrity can make a difference. Elie Wiesel
The life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous. Frederick Douglass
Improve relationships with others by assuming that they can hear everything you say about them. Stephen Covey
The impossible often has a kind of integrity which the merely improbable lacks. Douglas Adams
By behaving in ways that build trust with one, you build trust with many. Stephen Covey
All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures. Julius Caesar
Only a man of integrity can possess the virtue of honesty, since only the faking of one’s consciousness can permit the faking of existence. Ayn Rand
I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence. Frederick Douglass
One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised. Chinua Achebe
The most important thing in your life is to live your life with integrity and to not give in to peer pressure to try to be something that you're not. Ellen DeGeneres
It is better to be wise, and not to seem so, than to seem wise, and not be so; yet men, for the most part, desire the contrary. Plato
No matter what is the environment around you, it is always possible to maintain your brand of integrity. Abdul Kalam
It is easy to live for others, everybody does. I call on you to live for yourself. Ralph Waldo Emerson
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices. William James
Work with integrity and succeed with integrity. Abdul Kalam
Integrity is the ability to stand by an idea. Ayn Rand
Do not act as if you were going to live ten thousand years. Death hangs over you. While you live, while it is in your power, be good. Marcus Aurelius
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one. Marcus Aurelius
All paths lead to the same goal: to convey to others what we are. Pablo Neruda
When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you. Lao Tzu
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds. George Eliot
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not. Oprah Winfrey
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively. Bob Marley
When you make a commitment to yourself, do so with the clear understanding that you're pledging your integrity. Stephen Covey
When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle. Edmund Burke
Wisdom consists in speaking and acting the truth. Heraclitus
Right is right, even if everyone is against it, and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it. William Penn
There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity. Samuel Johnson
A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise. Aldo Leopold
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Voting is the most precious right of every citizen, and we have a moral obligation to ensure the integrity of our voting process. Hillary Clinton
A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom. Ayn Rand
True heros are made of hard work and integrity. Hope Solo
May what I do flow from me like a river, no forcing and no holding back, the way it is with children. Rainer Maria Rilke
Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Integrity is your destiny-it is the light that guides your way. Plato
...but before I can live with other folks I've got to live with myself. Harper Lee