Subject: Beliefs » Honesty

It is always the best policy to speak the truth…` unless, of course you are an exceptionally good liar.

(1859 – 1927) English writer

Following the path of least resistance is what makes men and rivers crooked.

That politician is so crooked he can hide behind a corkscrew.

Truth is more of a stranger than fiction.

Samuel Clemens (1835 – 1910) author & humorist

If you treat people right they will treat you right… ninety percent of the time.

(1882 – 1945) 32nd U.S. president

Acting is all about honesty and if you can fake that, you've got it made.

(1896 – 1996) comedian, actor & entertainer

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.

(1890 – 1970) French president, general & statesman

Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

When you ever hear girls say that "I'm not religious, but I'm spiritual," I like to reply with "I'm not honest, but you're interesting!

(1975 – ) American stand-up comedian & television host

The truth is more important than the facts.

(1867 – 1959) architect, interior designer, writer & educator

Those who say truth is stranger than fiction have wasted their time on poorly written fiction.

Samuel Clemens (1835 – 1910) author & humorist

When a man tells me he’s going to put all his cards on the table, I always look up his sleeve.

(1893 – 1957) British politician

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.

(1911 – 1989) television actress

Morality: An instinctive sense of right and wrong that tells some people how everyone else should behave.

Jake: You lied to me.
Elwood: It wasn't a lie, it was just bullshit.

(1952 – ) Canadian comedian, actor, screenwriter & singer

Many people would be more truthful were it not for their uncontrollable desire to talk.

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

Honesty is the best policy, but insanity is a better defense.

(1945 – 2010) American comedian & actor

If you are going to tell people the truth, be funny or they will kill you.

(1906 – 2002) Austrian journalist, filmmaker, screenwriter & producer

Strike an average between what a woman thinks of her husband a month before she marries him and what she thinks of him a year afterward, and you will have the truth about him.

(1880 – 1956) journalist, essayist, editor & satirist

I know her in the biblical sense… and when I say that, I mean I don’t believe a word she says.

(1978 – ) American writer & stand-up comedian

Jerry, just remember, it’s not a lie if you believe it.

(1959 – ) American actor, director, writer, singer & comedian

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