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800 Humbling Honest Leadership Quotes: True Legacy (2023)

1. “The true measure of life is not length, but honesty. ” -John Lyly


2. “Confidence grows from being honest with myself because I know my strengths, weaknesses, capabilities and I am realistic and honest about what I can do. ” ― Patricia A Gilpin-Hudson


3. “Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It’s about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen.”


4. “Leadership is the capacity to transform vision into reality.” Warren G. Bennis


5.  “Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care. ” – THEODORE ROOSEVELT 


6. “True leaders don't give consoling answers, they take constructive actions.” 


7.  “The first step toward greatness is to be honest. ” Proverb


8. “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader. ” —Margaret Fuller, American journalist and editor


9. “Honesty leads to peace. ” ― Veronica Roth


10. “If an offense comes out of the truth, better is it that the offense come than that the truth be concealed.”


11. “You can’t lie to your soul.”


12. “Integrity is making sure that the things you say and the things you do are in alignment. ”


13. “Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.” Ralph Waldo Emerson


14. “Lies sound like facts to those who’ve been conditioned to mis-recognize the truth.”


15. “I learned to always take on things I’d never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist. ” —Ginni Rometty, Executive Chairman of IBM


16. “Honesty is the best policy—when there is money in it. ” — Mark Twain


17. “Truth never damages a cause that is just. ” ― Mahatma Gandhi


18. “The main trouble with being an honest man was that it lost you all your illusions. ” –


19. “The most important thing you can do to achieve your goals is to make sure that as soon as you set them you immediately begin to create momentum. ”


20. “Don’t assume, ask. Be kind. Tell the truth. Don’t say anything you can’t stand behind fully. Have integrity. Tell people how you feel.”


21. “Leadership is a series of behaviors rather than a role for heroes. ” —Margaret Wheatley, writer, teacher, and speaker


22. “If you don’t stand for something you will fall for anything.”


23. “Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. ”


24. “The man who trusts men will make fewer mistakes than he who distrusts them.”


25. “What clients are really interested in is honesty, plus a baseline of competence. ” – Patrick Lencioni


26. “Just like showing trust is essential in a marriage, it is also of vital significance to be completely honest with each other. ” ― Christian Olsen


27. Be true to your work, your word, and your friend. – Henry David Thoreau


28. “There’s more to honesty than an arrangement of words. They say faeries can’t lie, but you lie in your intentions, your attitude, your demeanor —”


29. The elegance of honesty needs no adornment. – Mary Browne


30. “It’s discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.”


31. “A person who is fundamentally honest doesn't need a code of ethics. The Ten Commandments and the Sermon on the Mount are all the ethical code anybody needs.”


32. “Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world would do this, it would change the earth.”


33. “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. ” —William Arthur Ward, writer


34. “Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them.” Diogenes of Sinope


35. “Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world would do this, it would change the earth.”


36. “If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever. ” —Thomas Aquinas, Italian philosopher


37. “You don’t need a title to be a leader. ” —Unknown


38. “The stream of thinking has enormous momentum that can easily drag you along with it. Every thought pretends that it matters so much. ”


39. “Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.”


40. “If you have integrity, nothing else matters. If you don’t have integrity, nothing else matters.” Harvey Mackay


41. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou


42.  “I believe fundamental honesty is the keystone of business. ” – HARVEY FIRESTONE 


43. “If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people. ” ― Virginia Woolf


44. Our lives improve only when we take chances – and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves. ― Walter Anderson


45. “Most often people seek in life occasions for persisting in their opinions rather than for educating themselves.”


46.  “When you’re surrounded by people who share a passionate commitment around a common purpose, anything is possible. ” – HOWARD SCHULTZ 


47. “It is our hypocrisy and self-focus that drains us. When we become purpose centered, internally directed other focused and externally open, we discover energy we didn’t know we had.”


48. “Consistency is the true foundation of trust. Either keep your promises or do not make them.” 


49. “We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn.” Peter Drucker


50.  “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. ” - Martin Luther King Jr


51. “Don’t ever regret being honest. Period. ” – Taylor Swift


52. “With many overhead schemes for the world’s salvation, everything rests back on integrity and driving power in personal character. ”


53. “I’ve got forward momentum. There’s no virtue in it. It’s just a balancing act. I don’t dare stop. ”


54.  “A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus, but a molder of consensus. ” - Martin Luther King


55. The truth needs so little rehearsal. ~Barbara Kingsolver


56. “Good design begins with honesty, asks tough questions, comes from collaboration and from trusting your intuition. ” -Freeman Thomas


57. “It takes less time to do a thing right than it does to explain why you did it wrong. ”


58. “Momentum is your next day’s pitcher. ”


59. “The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.” Ronald Reagan


60. “The greatest leaders mobilize others by coalescing people around a shared vision.” Ken Blanchard


61. “Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.”


62. “Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you.” H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


63.  “It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself. ” – ELEANOR ROOSEVELT 


64. “The right to do something does not mean that doing it is right.” – William Safire


65. “Honesty has a power that very few people can handle. ” – Steven Aitchison


66. “In looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if they don’t have the first, the other two will kill you.”


67. “Integrity is the seed for achievement. It is the principle that never fails.”


68. “It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.”


69. “The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it. ” —Warren Bennis, American scholar, organizational consultant, and author


70.   “I wouldn’t ask anyone to do anything I wouldn’t do myself. ” – INDRA NOOYI 


71. “The liar’s punishment is, not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.”


72. “Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence, and making sure that impact lasts in your absence. ” —Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook


73. “Can you honestly love a dishonest thing?” – John Steinbeck


74. “Leadership is not just about giving energy… it’s unleashing other people’s energy. ” —Paul Polman, Dutch businessman


75. “Honesty will never break you. ” – Kate Hudson


76. “Better a cruel truth than a comfortable delusion.”


77. “Honesty is the best policy. If I lose mine honor, I lose myself.” -William Shakespeare


78. “The mark of a great man is one who knows when to set aside the important things in order to accomplish the vital ones. ” —Brandon Sanderson, author


79. “You can be a leader in your workplace, your neighborhood, or your family, all without having a title. ” —Travis Bradberry, author


80. “A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.” Jim Rohn 


81.  "Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing. - Tom Peters


82. “Moral authority comes from following universal and timeless principles like honesty, integrity, treating people with respect. ”


83.  “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love, and loyalty. ” Zig Ziglar


84. “Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.” John C. Maxwell


85. “Pay what you owe and what you’re worth you’ll know. ” – Benjamin Franklin


86. Take action and believe in yourself. Dreams do come true


87. “Don't be a pleaser of people just because of the fear of the losing your position. You cease to be a true leader when you do so!” 


88. “Creating a culture of integrity and accountability not only improves effectiveness, it also generates a respectful, enjoyable and life-giving setting in which to work.”


89. “Consistency is the true foundation of trust. Either keep your promises or do not make them. ”


90.  “Honesty has a power that very few people can handle. ” Steven Aitchison


91. “No legacy is as rich as honesty. ” – Unknown


92.  “Vulnerability is not weakness. ” – BRENÉ BROWN 


93. “The truth cuts like the sharpest knife I’ve ever known. ” – Tomi Adeyemi


94. “Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist. ” -Mary Kay Ash


95. “You don't lead by hitting people over the head - that's assault, not leadership. ”


96. “Don’t ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise. ”


97. “I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is: Try to please everybody. ” —Herbert Swope, American editor and journalist


98. To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education. ― John Ruskin


99. “Honest plain words best pierce the ear of grief. ” ― William Shakespeare


100. “The main trouble with being an honest man was that it lost you all your illusions.”


101. “A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus. ” —Martin Luther King Jr. , civil rights activist


102. “So everything lets us down, including curiosity and honesty and what we love best. Yes, said the voice, but cheer up, it’s fun in the end. ” ― Roberto Bolano


103. “Anyone who doesn’t take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either. ”


104.  “No matter what you do, stand up for who you are and be honest. ” Bryant McGill


105. “Aim not at being clever but at being true.”


106. · “Leading with integrity and empathy requires vision and a connection to 


107. “If we believe a thing to be bad, and if we have a right to prevent it, it is our duty to try to prevent it and damn the consequences.”


108.  “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. ” Thomas Jefferson


109. “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. ” – Thomas Jefferson


110. “Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.”


111. “If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader. ” —Dolly Parton, musician


112. All I’m ever looking for in my work in general is honesty and truth and people being real to themselves. – O Tillett Wright


113. “When you trust people, you have confidence in them — in their integrity and in their abilities.”


114. “Better to get hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie.”


115. “If everyone were clothed with integrity, if every heart were just, frank, kindly, the other virtues would be well-nigh useless.”


116. “Leadership is about empathy. It is about having the ability to relate to and connect with people for the purpose of inspiring and empowering their lives.” Oprah Winfrey


117. “The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.”


118. “Don’t be afraid to challenge the pros, even in their own backyard.” General Colin Powell


119. “Never be afraid to speak your mind on relevant issues; good leaders stand for relevance and they are never afraid to face the facts head on. Bad leaders see ...


120. “No legacy is so rich as honesty. ” — William Shakespeare


121. “No matter how good you think you are as a leader, my goodness, the people around you will have all kinds of ideas for how you can 


122. “Human capital is the most important investment we can make.”


123. “You are honest enough by nature to be able to see and judge your own self clearly – and that is a great thing. Never lose that honesty – always be honest with yourself.”


124.  “Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing. ” - Tom Peters


125. “Honesty needs no disguise nor ornament; be plain. ” ― Thomas Otway


126. “If you are honest with yourself, your life will be so much more pleasant. ” –


127. “No legacy is so rich as honesty.” – William Shakespeare


128. “Everyone appears to be courageous until bad weathers arrive, and then we know the true leaders.” 


129. “It’s difficult to honest with others when you continue lying to yourself. ”― Carlos Wallace


130. “We have no relationship without honesty. – by Claude”― Emily Giffin


131. “Honesty and loyalty are key. ” – Taylor Lautner


132.  “Honesty and loyalty are key. ” Taylor Lautner


133. “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” Abraham Lincoln


134.  "If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader. - John Quincy Adams


135. “The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity


136. “You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.”


137.  “Speak with honesty, think with sincerity, and act with integrity. ” Anonymous


138. “If you really want to grow as an entrepreneur, you’ve got to learn to delegate.” Richard Branson


139. “I admire honesty more than any other trait. ”  – Jerry Reinsdorf


140. “The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things. ” —Ronald Reagan, former U. S. President


141. “TRUST, FAMILY AND INTEGRITY ARE ALWAYS GOING TO BE AT THE CORE OF MY LEADERSHIP PLAN.”


142.  “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken. ” – OSCAR WILDE 


143. “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. ”


144. “I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have. ” – Abraham Lincoln


145.  “Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion. ” - Jack Welch


146. “A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together. ” —Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe, German poet, playwright, and novelist


147. “A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus, but a molder of consensus.” Martin Luther King, Jr.


148. “The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.” John Maxwell


149. “It is the mark of the cultured man that he is aware of the fact that equality is an ethical and not a biological principle.”


150. “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” John F. Kennedy


151. “If you pick the right people and give them the opportunity to spread their wings — and put compensation as a carrier behind it — you almost don’t have to manage them.” Jack Welch


152. “Doug Conant is remarkable—and so is this work.“


153. “Truth can only be seen by those with truth in them. He who does not have truth in his heart, will always be blind to her.”


154.  "Anyone, anywhere can make a positive difference. - Mark Sanborn


155. “Keep moving ahead because action creates momentum, which in turn creates unanticipated opportunities. ”


156. To be persuasive, we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; credible we must be truthful. ― Edward R. Murrow


157. “Honesty is perhaps just as important a factor in one’s communication skills as trust. ” ― Ross Elkins


158. “Earn trust, earn trust, earn trust. · 2. “For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better 


159. “Power is actualized only when word and deed have not parted company.”


160. “Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else. ” —Sara Blakely, founder & CEO of Spanx


161. “People follow leaders by choice. Without trust, at best you get compliance.” 


162. “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.”


163. “Healthy relationships of all kinds are usually composed of honesty, trust, and respect. ” ― Ace McCloud


164. “Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.”


165.  “The first step is to be honest, and then to be noble. ” Winston Churchill


166. “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me?” —Ayn Rand, author


167. “How is it that society professes to embrace the value of honesty when so few are found of it?” ― Wes Fesler


168. “Honesty is the fastest way to prevent a mistake from turning into a failure. ” – James Altucher


169. “I’d rather have cancer than a dishonest heart. Which isn’t being pious. Just practical. Cancer may cool you, but the other’s sure to. ” ― Truman Capote


170. Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters. ― Albert Einstein


171. “The way to achieve your own success is to be willing to help somebody else get it first. ” —Iyanla Vanzant, American inspirational speaker, author, and lawyer


172.  “People all over the nation are starved for honesty and common sense. ” Ben Carson


173. “Leadership is not something that is done to people, like fixing your teeth. Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.” Bill Bradley


174. Honest hearts produce honest actions. – Brigham Young


175. “Honesty is the key to a relationship. If you can fake that, you’re in. ” ― Courteney Cox


176. “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


177. “Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth-telling, truth speaking, truth living, and truth loving. ” – James E. Faust


178. “Leadership is the ability to get extraordinary achievement from ordinary people.” Brian Tracy


179.  “The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty. ” Abu Bakr RA


180. “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. ”


181. “Your feelings wouldn’t get hurt if you were honest with yourself”


182. “If you’re not honest with yourself, how can you be truly honest with anyone else?” – Paul Williams


183. “Admitting one’s own faults is the first step to changing them, and it is a demonstration of true bravery and integrity.”


184. “Leadership distilled down to 3 words: Make a difference. ” —Robin Sharma, Canadian writer


185. “Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.” -Henry David Thoreau


186. “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. ” – Oscar Wilde


187. “There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth. ” – Charles Dickens


188. “People respond well to those that are sure of what they want. ” —Anna Wintour, Editor-in-Chief of Vogue


189. Simple honesty of purpose in a man goes a long way in life if founded on a just estimate of himself and a steady obedience to the rule he knows and feels to be right.   – Samuel Smiles 


190. “I think honesty is the most heroic quality one can aspire to.”


191. “Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs.”


192. “Earn your leadership every day.” Michael Jordan


193. “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. ”


194.  “Authenticity and knowing who you are is fundamental to being an effective and long-standing leader. ” – ANN FUDGE 


195. “The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority. ” - Kenneth H. Blanchard


196. “A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit. ” —John Maxwell, author, speaker, and pastor


197. I believe fundamental honesty is the keystone of business. – Harvey S. Firestone


198. “Leadership is an action, not a position. ” —Donald McGannon, broadcasting executive 


199. “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” William Arthur Ward.


200. I’d never managed anyone before, so I don’t have a lot of experience. But I’m lucky – I have a lot of team members who have a really honest relationship with me. – Ben Silbermann


201. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. ” —Steve Jobs, chairman of Apple


202. “Develop your character so that you are a person of integrity. ”


203. “What is left when honor is lost?”


204. “Six essential qualities that are the key to success: Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, courtesy, wisdom, charity.”


205. “There is no investment you can make which will pay you so well as the effort to scatter sunshine and good cheer through your establishment.”


206. “If we are not ashamed to think it, we should not be ashamed to say it.”


207. “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. ”


208. “Hiding how you really feel and trying to make everyone happy doesn’t make you nice, it just makes you a liar. ” – Jenny O’Connell


209. “My mother’s love has always been a sustaining force for our family, and one of my greatest joys is seeing her integrity, her compassion, her intelligence reflected in my daughters.”


210. Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain’t lawful tender for a loaf of bread. – Josh Billings


211. “Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.” Bill Bradley


212. “A liar should have a good memory.”


213. “Goodness is about character – integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. ” -Dennis Prager


214. “One of your most prized possessions is integrity; if this is you, then you should never compromise it.”


215. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. ” —Thomas A. Edison, American inventor


216. Always tell the truth. That way you don’t have to remember what you said. – Mark Twain


217. “Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right, decide on what you think is right and stick to it.”


218. “When I do good, I feel good.  When I do bad, I feel bad.” – Abraham Lincoln


219. “Isn’t strength the ability to renounce every lie in your heart?”


220. “Integrity is doing what is right and truthful, and doing as you say you would do.”


221. “No one can be happy who has been thrust outside the pale of truth. And there are two ways that one can be removed from this realm: by lying, or by being lied to.”


222. “Integrity is the ability to stand by an idea.”


223. “The high road is always respected. Honesty and integrity are always rewarded. ” -Scott Hamilton


224. “We are franker towards others than towards ourselves. ” – Friedrich Nietzsche


225. “Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.”


226. “Honesty is always the best policy, even when it’s not the trend.”


227. “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently. ” —Warren Buffett, investor


228. “Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise. ” – Sigmund Freud


229. “Loyalty and honesty, those are important. ” -Willian


230. “Respect is the key determinant of high-performance leadership. how much people respect you determines how well they perform.” Brian Tracy


231. “Honesty is something you can’t wear out. ” – Waylon Jennings


232. “Honesty is never seen sitting astride the fence. ” ― Lemuel K. Washburn


233.  “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others. ” - Jack Welch


234.  “Earn your leadership every day. ” – MICHAEL JORDAN 


235. “Your character and attitude is what takes the lead in your leadership role and you follow them as a true leader". Poor character and attitude is eventually poor leadership.” 


236.  “Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it. ” – MARIAN ANDERSON 


237. “Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.” George Patton


238. “Don’t tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results. ” —George Patton, general in the United States Army


239. “The real things haven’t changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful.”


240. “Average leaders raise the bar on themselves; good leaders raise the bar for others; great leaders inspire others to raise their own bar.” Orrin Woodward


241.  “The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him. ” – HENRY L. STIMSON 


242. “One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.” Arnold Glasow


243. “If you don't have integrity, you have nothing. You can't buy it. You can have all the money in the world, but if you are not a moral and ethical person, you really have nothing. ”


244. “People of integrity and honesty not only practice what they preach, they are what they preach.”


245. “When you do something with a lot of honesty, appetite and commitment, the input reflects in the output. ” -A. R. Rahman


246. Earn the Trust of Others


247. “The glue that holds all relationships together–including the relationship between the leader and the led–is trust, and trust is based on integrity.” 


248. “It is difficult, but not impossible, to conduct strictly honest business. ” – Mahatma Gandhi


249. “The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes. ” —Tony Blair, British politician


250. “You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.” 


251. The foundation stones for balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love, and loyalty. – Zig Ziglar


252.  “It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed. ” – NAPOLEON HILL 


253. “If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything.”


254. “You cannot con an honest man. ” ― Ally Carter


255. “SUCCESS ISN’T ABOUT HOW MUCH MONEY YOU MAKE; IT’S ABOUT THE DIFFERENCE YOU MAKE IN PEOPLE’S LIVES.”


256. “If you tell the truth, you don't need a long memory. ”


257. “It takes less time to do a thing right than to explain why you did it wrong.”


258. “Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.” 


259.  “The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority. ” - Kenneth H. Blanchard


260. “The greatest truth is honesty, and the greatest falsehood is dishonesty. ” — Abu Bakr


261. “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson


262. “You don’t always have to chop with the sword of truth. You can point with it too.”


263.  “Be honest in your life it creates positive energy. ” Fathima Bibi Joosab


264. “A leader is best when people barely know he exists; when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: We did it ourselves.” Lao Tzu


265. “An honest man is one who knows that he can’t consume more than he has produced. ” ― Ayn Rand


266.  “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. ” - John F. Kennedy


267. “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” General Dwight Eisenhower


268.  “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. ” - William Arthur Ward


269. “Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress.”


270. “Neither shall you allege the example of the many as an excuse for doing wrong.”


271.  “The secret of leadership is simple: Do what you believe in. Paint a picture of the future. Go there. People will follow. ” - Seth Godin


272. “Confidence in others’ honesty is no light testimony of one’s own integrity. ” ― Michel de Montaigne


273. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples. ” —Mother Teresa, Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary


274. “The truth cuts like the sharpest knife I’ve ever known.”


275.  “By the standards of the rest of the world, we overtrust. So far it has worked very well for us. ” – CHARLIE MUNGER 


276. “It takes courage to create a meaningful life of integrity. It also requires good company. And practice. ”


277. “People with integrity do what they say they are going to do. Others have excuses.”


278. “Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.” Stephen Covey


279. You can never have an impact on society if you have not changed yourself


280. “Confidence in others’ honesty is no light testimony of one’s own integrity. ”


281.  “It is true that integrity alone won’t make you a leader, but without integrity you will never be one. ” – ZIG ZIGLAR 


282. “Forward momentum. That’s my new motto. No regrets. And no going back. ”


283. If you tell the truth, you don’t need a long memory. – Jesse Ventura


284. “I hold the maxim no less applicable to public than to private affairs, that honesty is always the best policy.”


285. “The ability to learn is the most important quality a leader can have. ” —Padmasree Warrior, CEO & founder of Fable


286. Get the LEAD:OLOGY Newsletter delivered to your inbox.      


287. “When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everyone will respect you.”


288. “’I AM NOT BOUND TO WIN, BUT I AM BOUND TO BE TRUE. I AM NOT BOUND TO SUCCEED, BUT I AM BOUND TO LIVE UP TO WHAT LIGHT I HAVE.”


289.  “Be honest with yourself and never settle for a life that is not true to who you are. ” ATGW


290. “Truth builds trust.”


291. “Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not. ”


292. “Ninety percent of leadership is the ability to communicate something people want. ” —Dianne Feinstein, Senior United States Senator


293. “A liar needs a good memory.”


294.  “Honesty is a very expensive gift. Don’t expect it from cheap people. ” Warren Buffett


295.  “The supreme quality of leadership is unquestionably integrity. ” – DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER 


296. “Honesty is often very hard. The truth is often painful. But the freedom it can bring is worth the trying. ” – Fred Rogers


297. “Anybody who says they are a good liar obviously is not, because any legitimately savvy liar would always insist they’re honest about everything.”


298. “You wear a mask for so long, you forget who you were beneath it.”


299.  “My job is not to be easy on people. My job is to take these great people we have and to push them and make them even better. ” - Steve Jobs


300. “[Islam] inspires countless individuals to lead lives of honesty, integrity, and morality. ” ― George W. Bush


301. “While a good leader sustains momentum, a great leader increases it. ”


302. “No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.” Andrew Carnegie


303. “Don’t ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.” 


304. “I am different from [George] Washington; I have a higher, grander standard of principle. Washington could not lie. I can lie, but I won't.”


305.  “Earn trust, earn trust, earn trust. Then you can worry about the rest. ” – SETH GODIN 


306. “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


307. “Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.” Sam Walton


308. “Here’s a truth: principled leaders solve moral problems. They have the courage to act rightly. They consistently demonstrate principled conduct under pressure.”


309.  “Honesty is the best policy. ” Benjamin Franklin


310. “The best leaders have a high consideration factor. They really care about their people” Brian Tracy


311. “The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made. ” ― Groucho Marx


312. “It takes courage to create a meaningful life of integrity. It also requires good company. And practice.”


313. “Be impeccable with your word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. ” – MIGUEL ÁNGEL RUIZ 


314. “What you do has far greater impact than what you say.” Stephen Covey


315. “Staying silent is like a slow-growing cancer to the soul and a trait of a true coward. There is nothing intelligent about not standing up for yourself.”


316. “As a leader, you should always start with where people are before you try to take them where you want them to go.” Jim Rohn


317. “Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.”


318. “As long as you’re honest and you articulate what you believe to be true, somebody somewhere will become your enemy whether you like it or not.”


319.  “To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved. ” – GEORGE MACDONALD 


320. Truth is the most valuable thing we have. Let us economize it. ~Mark Twain


321. “In looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if they don’t have the first, the other two will kill you. ”


322. “I learned so much from listening to people. And all I knew was, the only thing I had was honesty and openness. ” ― Audre Lorde


323.  “Anyone, anywhere can make a positive difference. ” - Mark Sanborn


324. “Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure that there is one less scoundrel in the world.”


325. “If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it. ” – Marcus Aurelius


326. “When you delegate tasks, you create followers. When you delegate authority, you create leaders.” Craig Groeschel


327. “Be honest in your life, it creates positive energy, stopping all unfairness through life. ” ― Fathima Bibi Joosab


328. “No legacy is so rich as honesty.” 


329. The establishment of any relationship, both individual and expert, is honesty. – Alexander Mejia


330. “Hire character. Train skill. ” —Peter Schutz, former president and CEO of Porsche


331. “Leaders set high standards. refuse to tolerate mediocrity or poor performance.” Brian Tracy


332. “Every time I’ve done something that doesn’t feel right, it’s ended up not being right.” – Mario Cuomo


333. “Like all books that have that kind of momentum, it starts from word of mouth. ”


334. “Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.”


335. “You’re only responsible for being honest, not for someone else’s reaction to your honesty.”


336. “If you want to influence others, the most important thing you can do is be a living example of the principles, ideals, and faith that you advocate.”


337. “When a long-term trend loses it’s momentum, short-term volatility tends to rise. It is easy to see why that should be so: the trend-following crowd is disoriented. ”


338. “To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart. ” —Eleanor Roosevelt, former First Lady


339. “I’m not mean, I’m honest. Nobody is ever straightforward. But sometimes people need to hear the truth.”


340. “People of integrity and honesty not only practice what they preach, they are what they preach. ”


341. “‘Restore connection’ is not just for devices, it is for people too. If we cannot disconnect, we cannot lead. ” —Arianna Huffington, founder & CEO, Thrive Global


342.  “Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. ” – DALAI LAMA


343. “Leadership can be defined in one word – honesty. You must be honest with the players and honest with yourself.”


344. “You have to be able to understand what your insecurities are if you want to change them. In order to do this, you are going to have to be very honest with yourself. ” ― Jennifer N Smith


345. “Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters”


346. “Early in my career… I had to choose between honest arrogance and a hypercritical humility… I deliberately choose an honest arrogance, and I’ve never been sorry.”


347. “Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.”


348.  “Be honest, brutally honest. ” Lauryn Hill


349. “Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.”


350. “As the arrow endures the string, and in the gathering momentum becomes more than itself. Because to stay is to be nowhere. ”


351.  “Don’t be afraid to show your vulnerability. Be transparent with your team, even when the truth may be unpopular or inconvenient. ” – BILL GEORGE 


352. “Being right can stop all the momentum of a very interesting idea. ”


353. “You have the right to remain silent, but you can never, repeat, never lie or shade the truth.”


354. “A star wants to see himself rise to the top. A leader wants to see those around him rise to the top.” Simon Sinek


355. “Deciding what not to do is as important as deciding what to do.” Jessica Jackley


356. “THERE ARE THREE CONSTANTS IN LIFE . . . CHANGE, CHOICE AND PRINCIPLES.”


357. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” John C. Maxwell


358. “To live a life of honesty and integrity is a responsibility of every decent person. ” – Noam Chomsky


359. “Never surrender to the momentum of mediocrity. ”


360. “You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do. ”


361. “It is not easy to keep silent when silence is a lie.”


362. “It is true that integrity alone won’t make you a leader, but without integrity you will never be one.”


363. “Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.”


364. “Honesty, truth and decency all link together- by loving all of these, we can improve our families, communities and our society. ” ― Estella Eliot


365. “Honesty saves everyone's time. ” Anonymous · 2. “Honesty is the fastest way to prevent a mistake from 


366. “You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him. ”


367. “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. ” —Helen Keller, author, activist, and lecturer


368. “Be always sure you’re right, then go ahead.” – Davy Crocket


369. “Hire people who are better than you are, then leave them to get on with it … Look for people who will aim for the remarkable, who will not settle for the routine.” David Ogilvy


370. “It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent. ” —Madeleine Albright, former U. S. Secretary of State


371. “BECOMING A LEADER IS SYNONYMOUS WITH BECOMING YOURSELF. IT IS PRECISELY THAT SIMPLE AND IT IS ALSO THAT DIFFICULT.”


372. “Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right. ”


373. “Asking in faith requires honesty, effort, commitment, and persistence. ” ― David A. Bednar


374.  “Failing organizations are usually over-managed and under-led. ” - Stephen Covey


375. “Momentum? Momentum is the next day’s starting pitcher. ”


376. “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” Jack Welch


377. “The best thing about telling the truth is…you don’t have to remember what you said!” – Unknown


378. “He is not wise to me who is wise in words only, but he who is wise in deeds.”


379. “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” Bill Gates


380. “One of the few things in life that cannot possibly do harm, in the end, is the honest pursuit of the truth.”


381. “We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations. ” —Chuck Swindoll, Christian pastor and radio preacher


382. “Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people. ” ― Spencer Johnson


383. “In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders. ” —Sheryl Sandberg, American business executive, billionaire, and philanthropist


384. “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. ” – Thomas Jefferson ; 4. “The first step is, to be honest, and then to be noble. ” – 


385. “People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do. ”


386.  “A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. ” - Lao Tzu


387. “Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.” Bill George


388.  “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader. ” - John Quincy Adams


389. “Unfortunately, in today’s world a liar seems to be more reliable than a truthful honest man.”


390. “Character is doing the right thing when nobody’s looking.” – J.C. Watts


391. “In looking for people to hire, look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if they don't have the first, the other two will kill you. ”


392. “The true test of leadership is how well you function in a crisis.” Brian Tracy


393. “No one believes a liar. Even when she’s telling the truth.”


394. “A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd. ” —Max Lucado, author and pastor


395. “If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it.”


396. “Can you honestly love a dishonest thing?”


397. “The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you.”


398.  “Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth telling, truth speaking, truth living, and truth loving. ” James E. Faust


399. “A person who is fundamentally honest doesn't need a code of ethics. The Ten Commandments and the Sermon on the Mount are all the ethical code anybody needs.”.


400. “To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.”


401. “When dark situations arise, it is opportunity for you to reveal the leader in you. Rise and deal with them.” 


402. “Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it.”


403. “With many overhead schemes for the world’s salvation, everything rests back on integrity and driving power in personal character.”


404. “Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful. ”


405. “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.”


406. “You don’t always have to chop with the sword of truth. You can point with it too. ” ― Anne Lamott


407. “In looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if they don't have the first, the other two will kill you.”


408. “Let’s tell the truth to people. When people ask, ‘How are you?’ have the nerve sometimes to answer truthfully. ” – Maya Angelou


409.  “The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule. ” – ALBERT EINSTEIN 


410. “The critics who love are the severe ones. . . we know our relationship must be based on honesty. ” ― Judith Crist


411. “To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice.” – Confucius


412. “The time is always right to do what is right.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.


413. “Friends are honest with each other. Even if the truth hurts.”


414. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.” John Quincy Adams


415. Honesty is one of the most important parts of any marriage. – Amanda Thompson


416. “A good leader leads the people from above them. A great leader leads the people from within them.” M.D. Arnold


417. “Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure that there is one less scoundrel in the world. ” – Thomas Carlyle


418. “I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” Ralph Nader


419. “Stay connected to feel empathy, compassion, and understanding for yourself and others.” Vanessa Tucker


420. “Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you’re in control, they’re in control. ” —Tom Landry, former Dallas Cowboys coach


421. “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. ” —Peter F. Drucker, author and educator


422. “Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad. ” ― Salvador Dali


423. “We need to think of the future and the planet we are going to leave to our children and their children. ” —Kofi Annan, Ghanaian diplomat


424. “A half truth is a whole lie.” ~ Yiddish Proverb


425. “Truth never damages a cause that is just.”


426. “Your vehicle of leadership is fueled by your willingness to learn. You can't lead if you can't learn!” 


427. “A cowardly leader is the most dangerous of men. ” —Stephen King, author


428. “Hold fast, therefore, O circular philosopher, to thy centre, and drive the globe along its orbit by the momentum of thy thought. ”


429. “India has created a special momentum in world history as a country to be searched for knowledge. ”


430. “Speak with honesty. Think with sincerity. Act with integrity. ” – Unknown


431. “You learn how to do good work by being honest with yourself. ” ― Rodney Crowell


432. “Our instruments of communication have changed, our ways of communication have changed, and, most important, the ownership of media has changed—because now we all own media.” 


433. “No one is going to make you a leader. Take the reins, create your own opportunity, and build the career that you deserve.” Devin Bramhall


434. “Compliments win friends, honesty loses them. ” ― Rabindranath Tagore


435. “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” Benjamin Franklin


436.  "Leadership is an action, not a position. ” - Donald McGannon


437. “The only safe ship in a storm is leadership. ” —Faye Wattleton, American reproductive rights activist


438.  “Authenticity is the alignment of head, mouth, heart, and feet – thinking, saying, feeling, and doing the same thing – consistently. ” – LANCE SECRETAN 


439.  “Conviction, commitment, credibility: the three pillars of morally courageous leadership. ” – GENERAL JOHN MICHEL 


440. “No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong.”


441. “Honesty is a very expensive gift, Don’t expect it from cheap people. ” ― Warren Buffett


442. The great leaders are not the strongest, they are the ones who are honest about their weaknesses. The great leaders are not the smartest; they are the 


443. One honest relationship can be more productive than fistfuls of business cards. – Susan Cain


444. “Leaders don’t force people to follow – they invite them on a journey. ” —Charles S. Lauer, author and businessman


445. “Confidence in others’ honesty is no light testimony of one’s own integrity.”


446.  “Honesty prospers in every condition of life. ” Friedrich Schiller


447. “Honest people don't hide their deeds.” 


448. “Concentration is my motto – first honesty, then industry, then concentration. ” ― Andrew Carnegie


449. “Honesty is the best policy. ” – Aesop


450. “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


451. “Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily, even if you had no title or position. ” —Brian Tracy, Canadian-American motivational public speaker


452. “There is something about the momentum of travel that makes you want to just keep moving, to never stop. ”


453.  “Great leaders check their ego at the door and empower others to excel” – DEBORAH GILLIS 


454.  “I’m not rude, I’m honest. ” Anonymous


455. “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. ” —Muriel Strode, poet 


456. “The armor of falsehood is subtly wrought out of darkness, and hides a man not only from others, but from his own soul.”


457. “Nothing in this world is harder than speaking the truth, nothing easier than flattery. ” – Fyodor Dostoevsky


458. “Just be honest with yourself. That opens the door. ” – Vernon Howard


459. “In the end you should always do the right thing even if it’s hard.”


460.  “Success is more permanent when you achieve it without destroying your principles. ” – WALTER CRONKITE 


461. “The outward expression of empathy is courtesy.” Stewart Butterfield


462. “You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life. ” —Winston Churchill, former British Prime Minister


463. “To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; credible we must be truthful.”


464. “You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” William Falkner


465. “Brutal, inner honesty… The three scariest words on the planet, and yet, at the same time, the very KEY that unlocks all the doors. ” – Ken Dahl


466. “Working through conflict, we maintain and build a strong but flexible, honest but loving connection in our relationship. ” ― Aaron F. Steinberg


467.  “No legacy is so rich as honesty. ” William Shakespeare


468. “Education is the mother of leadership. ” —Wendell Willkie, lawyer


469. “People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn’t stop you from having your own opinion.”


470. “A true leader is still a leader even when he takes up servants' duty, provided he maintains a human face and added integrity to his self-retained qualities.” 


471.  “Your words and deeds must match if you expect employees to trust in your leadership. ” – KEVIN KRUSE 


472. “Supporting the truth, even when it is unpopular, shows the capacity for honesty and integrity.”


473. “You cannot climb up to a true leadership position unless you use the ladder of integrity!” 


474. “The effective leader recognizes that they are more dependent on their people than they are on them. Walk softly.” Brian Tracy


475. “And that’s the thing about people who mean everything they say. They think everyone else does too.”


476. “But I suppose the most revolutionary act one can engage in is… to tell the truth.”


477. “Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favour. ” ― Henry Fielding


478. “We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles.”


479. “You are never too small to make a difference. ” —Greta Thunberg, environmental activist


480. “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. ” —Warren Buffett, investor


481. “If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulder of giants. ” —Isaac Newton, English mathematician, physicist, and astronomer


482. “We have got to keep the momentum going in order to achieve all of our objectives. ”


483. “If you’re not honest with yourself, life will never be honest with you.”


484. “Leadership should be more participative than directive, more enabling than performing. ” —Mary D. Poole, author


485. “I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people. ” —Mahatma Gandhi, Indian Independence Movement leader


486. “Don’t ever regret being honest. Period.”


487. “We are no longer in the dispensation of age and experience. We are in the era of knowledge and information. Information leads a true leader and a true leader leads others.” 


488. “So near is falsehood to truth that a wise man would do well not to trust himself on the narrow edge.”


489. “Acquaint yourself with your own ignorance.”


490. “The qualities of a great man are “vision, integrity, courage, understanding, the power of articulation, and profundity of character.”


491.  “Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not. ” – OPRAH WINFREY 


492. “A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example. ” —Joe DiMaggio, former New York Yankees outfielder & Hall of Fame baseball player


493. · True honesty is hard. · There is nothing so strong or safe in an 


494. “Your level of integrity, ethical behaviour and sense of fairness will contribute to your success – or lack of it – over the long term.”


495. “There’s just some magic in truth and honesty and openness. ” -Frank Ocean


496. “It’s discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit. ” ― Noël Coward


497. “In a world of lies and liars, an honest work of art is always an act of social responsibility.”


498. “For any movement to gain momentum, it must start with a small action. ”


499. “Living with integrity means: Speaking your truth, even though it might create conflict or tension. ” – Barbara De Angelis


500. “You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.” – Malcolm Forbes


501. “Do not consider me now as an elegant female intending to plague you, but as a rational creature speaking the truth from her heart.”


502. “And if you learn to have those difficult conversations in a loving, honest, and responsible way, your relationships can become better than you ever thought they could. ” ― Henry Cloud


503. “The support of truth takes integrity.”


504. “Average leaders raise the bar on themselves; good leaders raise the bar for others; great leaders inspire others to raise their own bar. ” —Orrin Woodward, entrepreneur and author


505. “Forward momentum only worked as a strategy if one had correctly identified which way was forward. ”


506. “Christ is my model of leadership because he faced similar challenges we also face on earth today, but through it all He was victorious. To leaders are not overcome by challenges!” 


507. “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.”


508. Honesty doesn’t always pay, but dishonesty always costs. ~Michael Josephson


509. “You should not honor men more than truth. ” – Plato


510.  “A leader is a dealer in hope. ” - Napoleon Bonaparte


511. “When you walk a life of honesty, you live a life of truth. ” – Therese Benedict


512. “Dishonesty goes very far indeed to make a man of no value—a thing to be thrown out in the dust-hole of the creation, like a bit of broken basin, or dirty rag.”


513. Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less rascal in the world. ~Thomas Carlyle


514. “Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty. ” — Plato


515. Honesty pays, but it don’t seem to pay enough to suit some people.   – Frank McKinney


516.  “Just be honest with yourself. That opens the door. ” Vernon Howard


517.  Honesty is a very expensive gift. · 2. Be true to your work, your word, and your friend. · 3. The first step towards 


518. It is better to suffer for truth than to prosper by falsehood. – Danish


519. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. ” —John Quincy Adams, former U. S. President 


520. ”The best thing you can do to help others take responsibility is to authentically practice the behaviors that you want others to practice. ” – DR. MICHELLE REINA 


521. “The notion of auspiciousness is something positive, something with forward momentum, coming out of our actions. ”


522. “The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.”


523. “Anyone who doesn’t take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.” -Albert Einstein


524. “Love is honesty. Love is a mutual respect for one another. ” – Simone Elkeles


525.  “Trust starts with trustworthy leadership. It must be built into the corporate culture. ” – BARBARA BROOKS KIMMEL 


526. “You can fool people some of the time, but you can’t fool them all of the time. ” – Aesop


527. “Think P.I.G. – that’s my motto. P stands for Persistence, I stands for Integrity, and G stands for Guts. These are the ingredients for a successful business and a successful life.”


528.  “Honesty is the fastest way to prevent a mistake from turning into a failure. ” James Altucher


529. “You can't fool all the people all the time. But it isn't necessary. ”


530. “Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better. ” —Bill Bradley, American politician and former professional basketball player


531. “Life demands honesty, the ability to face, admit, and express oneself. ” ― Starhawk


532. “A great man is always willing to be little.”


533. “Real leadership is leaders recognizing that they serve the people that they lead.” Pete Hoekstra


534.  “Honesty and transparency make you vulnerable. Be honest and transparent anyway. ” Mother Teresa


535. “It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.”


536. “The really expert riders of horses let the horse know immediately who is in control, but then guide the horse with loose reins and seldom use the spurs.” Sandra Day O’Connor


537. “Honesty prospers in every condition of life. ” – Friedrich Schiller


538. “You should not honor men more than truth.”


539. “The truth isn’t always beauty, but the hunger for it is.”


540. “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” Martin Luther King, Jr.


541.  “The most important thing about leadership is your character and the values that guide your life. ” – BRENDA BARNES 


542. “Momentum is whatever your attitude determines it to be. ”


543. “The first law of leadership is that your foundation is built through integrity, character, and trust.”


544. “The three ‘C’s’ of leadership are consideration, caring, and courtesy. Be polite to everyone.” Brian Tracy


545. “Leaders are innovative, entrepreneurial, and future-oriented. They focus on getting the job done.” Brian Tracy


546. “Friends are honest with each other. Even if the truth hurts. -Maggie” ― Sarah Dessen


547. “Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal. ” —E. Joseph Cossman, inventor and businessman


548. “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. ”


549. “Honesty, like any inclination, can become a ruling passion, a monomania almost.”


550. “To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart. ” – Charles Dickens


551. “To tell the truth is very difficult, and young people are rarely capable of it. ”― Leo Tolstoy


552. “If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.”


553. “If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.”


554. “If two people can be honest with each other about everything, that’s probably the biggest key to success. ” — Taylor Lautner


555. “As you experience changes and breakthroughs, know that integrity, honesty and truth are the highest vibrating energies to guide you forward. Everything else will fall away.”


556. “Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.”


557. “Honesty is the best policy. ” — Benjamin Franklin


558. “Your conscience is the measure of the honesty of your selfishness. Listen to it carefully. ” — Richard Bach


559. “The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes. ”


560. “It takes strength and courage to admit the truth.”


561. “Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.” W. Clement Stone


562. ” MAKE LIVING YOUR LIFE WITH ABSOLUTE INTEGRITY AND KINDNESS YOUR FIRST PRIORITY.”


563. “Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. ” —Lao Tzu, philosopher and writer


564.  “The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things. ” - Ronald Reagan


565. Honesty is of God and dishonesty of the devil; the devil was a liar from the beginning. – Joseph B. Wirthlin


566. “A good leader must hate the wrong thing more than they hate the pain of doing the right thing. ” —Angela Jiang, product manager


567.  “A man who trusts nobody is apt to be the kind of man nobody trusts. ” – HAROLD MACMILLAN 


568. “When you have momentum going, play the momentum. ”


569. “If you are honest with yourself, your life will be so much more pleasant.”


570. “Entrepreneurial leadership requires the ability to move quickly when opportunity presents itself.” Brian Tracy


571. “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” Nelson Mandela


572. “Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.”


573. “Boastfulness and excessive pride do not equate at all with humility and honesty, credibility and integrity.”


574.  “Trust is the highest form of human motivation. It brings out the very best in people. ” – STEPHEN R. COVEY 


575. “People all over the nation are starved for honesty and common sense. ” – Ben Carson


576.  “Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results. ” - George Patton


577. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. ” —John Maxwell, author, speaker, and pastor


578.  “Always tell the truth or the truth will tell on you. ” – FRANK SONNENBERG 


579. “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.”


580. “A year from now you will wish you had started today. ” —Karen Lamb, author


581. “Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth telling, truth speaking, truth living, and truth loving.” 


582. “Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flow charts. It is about one life influencing another.” John C. Maxwell


583. “Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable. Be honest and frank anyway.”


584. “Momentum solves 80% of your problems. ”


585. “The first step is, to be honest, and then to be noble. ” – Winston Churchill


586. “Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.” – Mark Twain


587. · 1. “A leader is best when people barely 


588. “Be a terror to the butchers, that they may be fair in their weight; and keep hucksters and fraudulent dealers in awe, for the same reason.”


589.  “My parents taught me about the importance of qualities like kindness, respect, and honesty, and I realize how central values like these have been throughout my life. ” Kate Middleton


590. “Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.”


591. “A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. ” —Lao Tzu, philosopher and writer


592. “Leaders walk a fine line between self-confidence and humility. ” —Stanley McChrystal, retired United States Army General


593.  “Make yourself an honest man. ” Thomas Carlyle


594. Pretty much all the honest truth telling in the world is done by children. ~ Oliver Wendell


595. “Moral authority comes from following universal and timeless principles like honesty, integrity, and treating people with respect. ” ― Stephen Covey


596. “I would rather be damned by my honesty than caged by my lies.”


597. “Having a grateful disposition brings about other virtues, including generosity, compassion, humility, joy, wisdom, trust and integrity.”


598.  “You don't need a title to be a leader. ” - Mark Sanborn


599. “Power really is a test of character. In the hands of a person of integrity, it is of tremendous benefit; in the hands of a tyrant, it causes terrible destruction.”


600.  “I admire honesty more than any other trait. ” Jerry Reinsdorf


601. “To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; to be credible we must be truthful.”


602. “All leaders are readers. ” —Jim Rohn, American entrepreneur


603. “An honest man in politics shines more there than he would elsewhere. ” – Mark Twain


604. “Confidence… thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live. ” — Franklin D. Roosevelt


605. “A half truth is a whole lie.” -Yiddish Proverb


606. “Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.”


607. “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.”


608. “You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.” Carl Jung


609. “Successful leaders see the opportunities in every difficulty rather than the difficulty in every opportunity.” Reed Markham


610.  "Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about others. - Jack Welch


611.  “Trust is the lubrication that makes it possible for organizations to work. ”  – WARREN BENNIS 


612. “Honesty is more than not lying. It is truth telling, truth speaking, truth living, and truth loving.”


613. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. ” —Stephen R. Covey, American educator


614.  “Be sure you put your feet in the right place. Then stand firm. ” – ABRAHAM LINCOLN 


615. “Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way. ”


616.  “It takes a great man to be a good listener. ” – CALVIN COOLIDGE


617.  "The secret of leadership is simple: Do what you believe in. Paint a picture of the future. Go there. People will follow. - Seth Godin


618. “Honor your commitments with integrity.”


619. “You can’t lie to your soul. ” – Irvine Welsh


620.  “For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth. ” – BO BENNETT 


621. “I believe in integrity. Dogs have it. Humans are sometimes lacking it.”


622. “Don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.”


623.  "The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. - William Arthur Ward


624. “Never be anxious about maintaining the position you occupy. Be anxious about maintaining your good character and you will never lose your leadership influence!” 


625. “When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful. ” —Malala Yousafzai, activist


626.  “He who does not trust enough, will not be trusted. ” – LAO TZU 


627. “Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.” James Freeman Clark


628. If people all over the world 


629. “When you stop living your life based on what others think of you real life begins. At that moment, you will finally see the door of self acceptance opened.”


630. “What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” 


631. “Honest people don’t hide their deeds. ” ― Emily Brontë


632. “If you have integrity, nothing else matters.  If you don’t have integrity, nothing else matters.” – Alan Simpson


633. “Lead and inspire people. Don’t try to manage and manipulate people. Inventories can be managed but people must be led.” Ross Perot


634. “Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily; even if you had no title or position.” Brian Tracy


635. “Selflessness. Humility. Truthfulness. These are the three marks of an honorable man.”


636. “You could consider Wednesday as a day of the week to inspire yourself and others to accomplish all that needs to be done by the end of the week.”


637.  "A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves". - Lao Tzu


638.  "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. - Martin Luther King Jr.


639. “Goodness is about character – integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.”


640. “Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.” Mary Tyler Moore 


641. “He who is doing his true will is assisted by the momentum of the universe. ”


642. “True leaders are like statues, whether it rains or it shines, they never bend their necks to look backwards! They never run away from challenges!” 


643. “To me, it’s worth getting offended by someone if it means I can trust that every word is their true opinion.”


644. “If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.” Jim Rohn


645.  “If you can't swallow your pride, you can't lead. Even the highest mountain had animals that step on it. ” - Jack Weatherford


646. “Integrity lies in, doing what one speaks; speaking what one does.”


647. “WASTE NO MORE TIME ARGUING ABOUT WHAT A GOOD MAN SHOULD BE. BE ONE.”


648. “What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life?”


649. “Leadership is an action, not a position. ” - Donald McGannon


650. “The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.”


651. “Re-examine all that you have been told . . . dismiss that which insults your soul.”


652. “Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.” Brian Tracy


653. “If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


654. True honesty is hard. Throughout my career, I’ve faced moments where I’ve needed to take an honest look at myself and face some very uncomfortable realities.   – Les Brown


655. “Honesty: The best of all the lost arts.”


656.  “An honest man’s word is as good as his bond. ” Anonymous


657. “Be bad, but at least don’t be a liar, a deceiver!”


658. “Honesty is a very expensive gift, Don’t expect it from cheap people.”


659. “Hypocrites get offended by the truth.”


660.  “Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it’ll always get you the right ones. ” John Lennon


661. Don’t Try to Cover Your Tracks


662. “Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.”


663. “It still takes a serious commitment and honest effort for your goals to come to fruition. ” ― Alex Altman


664. “Moral authority comes from following universal and timeless principles like honesty, integrity, treating people with respect.”


665. “It is true that integrity alone won’t make you a leader, but without integrity, you will never be one. ”


666. “The words carry their own momentum. A confession in motion tends to stay in motion. Newton’s first law of jealousy. ”


667. “A leader is a dealer in hope. ” —Napoleon Bonaparte, French military leader and emperor


668. “A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” Rosalynn Carter


669. “There appears to be momentum towards more and more misunderstandings between religions, a degradation of relations. ”


670. “Leaders never use the word failure. They look upon setbacks as learning experiences.” Brian Tracy


671. “Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it’ll always get you the right ones. ” – John Lennon


672.  “Real leadership is leaders recognizing that they serve the people that they lead. ” - Pete Hoekstra


673. “I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers. ” —Ralph Nader, American political activist, author, lecturer, and attorney


674.  “Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people. ” – BARBARA BUSH 


675.  “Leadership is a series of behaviors rather than a role for heroes. ” - Margaret Wheatley


676. “As a leader, it’s a major responsibility on your shoulders to practice the behavior you want others to follow. ” —Himanshu Bhatia, CEO of Chesterfield


677. “It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit. ” ― Noel Coward


678. “Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.”


679. “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” Warren Bennis


680. “When you delegate work to a member of the team, your job is to clearly frame success and describe the objectives.” Steven Sinofsky


681. “The simple step of a courageous individual is not to take part in the lie.”


682. “Transparency, honesty, kindness, good stewardship, even humor, work in businesses at all times. ” — John Gerzema


683.  “One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say. ” – BRYANT MCGILL 


684. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. ”


685. “Don’t get bogged down with all the details of how it’s going to come together. Just do the dishes. And watch the momentum build. ”


686.  “Be honest with the people who love you. They deserve your honesty. ” Anonymous


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


688. “The best measure of a man’s honesty isn’t his income tax return. It’s the zero adjust on his bathroom scale. ” ― Arthur C. Clarke


689. “No man means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is vicious.”


690. “Though I am not naturally honest, I am sometimes so by chance. ” ― William Shakespeare


691. “Practice Golden Rule Management in everything you do. Manage others the way you would like to be managed.” Brian Tracy


692.  “One's philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes. . . and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility. ” - Eleanor Roosevelt


693. “Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.” 


694. “Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.” Albert Schweitzer


695. “I could never be a politician, I have a problem of too often being honest.”


696. “People follow leaders by choice. Without trust, at best you get compliance. ” 


697. “Don't measure your neighbor's honesty by your own.”


698. “It takes strength and courage to admit the truth.” 


699.  “Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention. ” – JIM ROHN 


700. “Don’t be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.”


701. “Leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders.” Tom Peters


702. “When a man is penalized for honesty he learns to lie.”


703. “Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.”


704. “Develop your character so that you are a person of integrity.”


705. “To tell the truth is very difficult, and young people are rarely capable of it.”


706. “Before speaking, consult your inner-truth barometer, and resist the temptation to tell people only what they want to hear.”


707. “Remember this: Seek the Truth. Once you find it hold on to it. Fight for it. Stand up for the truth even if you’re standing alone.”


708. “The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home. ”


709.  “If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. ” – BOOKER T. WASHINGTON 


710. “Better to get hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie. ” – Khaled Hosseini


711.  "Efficiency is doing the thing right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing. - Peter F. Drucker


712. “The key to success is action.” Brian Tracy


713.  “The ability to establish, grow, extend, and restore trust is the key professional and personal competency of our time. ” – STEPHEN M. R. COVEY 


714. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony. ” – GANDHI 


715.  “Honesty saves everyone’s time. ” Anonymous


716. “Anything is better than lies and deceit!”


717. “He’s marked his entrance with an error of some momentum. ”


718. “The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power. Facing the truth really will set you free.” Oprah Winfrey


719. “Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect.”


720. “Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress. ” – Mahatma Gandhi


721. “You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.”


722.  “The good you do today will often be forgotten. Do good anyway. ” – MOTHER TERESA 


723.  “You have to create a culture where everybody has an opportunity to be recognized. ” – JOHN MACKEY 


724.  "Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do, and let them surprise you with their results. - George Patton


725. “If you want to do a few small things right, do them yourself. If you want to do great things and make a big impact, learn to delegate.” John C. Maxwell


726. “With people of limited ability, modesty is merely honesty. But with those who possess great talent, it is hypocrisy. ” ― Arthur Schopenhauer


727. “Good leaders organize and align people around what the team needs to do. Great leaders motivate and inspire people with why they’re doing it.” Marillyn Hewson


728. “The trouble with most of us is that we’d rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.”


729. “Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable. Be honest and frank anyway. ” – Kent M. Keith


730. “It’s easy to have principles when you’re rich. The important thing is to have principles when you’re poor.”


731. “The real things haven’t changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong.”


732. “If you tell the truth, you do not need a good memory!”


733. “Excitement must lead to immediate action or you will lose the power of momentum. More dreams die because we fail to seize the moment. Do it now!”


734. “Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don’t interfere as long as the policy you’ve decided upon is being carried out.” Ronald Reagan


735. “Honesty and transparency make you vulnerable. Be honest and transparent anyway. ” – Mother Teresa


736. “Everyone makes mistakes, but only a person with integrity owns up to them.” 


737. “The real things haven’t changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful. ” – Laura Ingalls Wilder


738. “People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do.”


739. “One word of truth outweighs the world.”


740. “I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year’s fashions.”


741. “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.”


742. “In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. ”


743.  “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. ” - Steve Jobs


744. “Image is what people think we are. Integrity is what we really are. ”


745. “The glue that holds all relationships together–including the relationship between the leader and the led–is trust, and trust is based on integrity. ”


746. “I don’t know a more dignified and effective workforce than one operating from a position of worth, integrity, and confidence, as well as one that excels in language of appreciation.”


747. “Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom.”


748. “The time is always right to do what is right. ”


749. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”


750. “The test of leadership is, is anything or anyone better because of you?” —Mark Sanborn, author, professional speaker, and entrepreneur


751. “In a room where people unanimously maintain a conspiracy of silence, one word of truth sounds like a pistol shot.”


752. “Build confidence and momentum with each good decision you make from here on out and choose to be inspired. ”


753. “All believers must guard the heart and the mind and strive to walk before Christ and with each other in integrity.”


754. “Nothing in this world is harder than speaking the truth, nothing easier than flattery.”


755. “Always choose the future over the past. What do we do now?” Brain Tracy


756. “Living with integrity means: Speaking your truth, even though it might create conflict or tension.”


757.  “Business is about people, and your reputation is built on how you treat people. ” – BRUCE RAUNER 


758. “A leader is a dealer in hope. ” —Napoleon Bonaparte, French military and political leader


759. “Everyone makes mistakes, but only a person with integrity owns up to them. ”


760. “It takes strength and courage to admit the truth. ” ― Rick Riordan


761. “Some things are kind of obvious when it comes to leadership. You have to be a great communicator, have very high integrity and have tremendous perseverance and stamina.”


762. “Relationships feed on credibility, honesty, and consistency. ” -Scott Borchetta


763. Never lose that honesty – always 


764. “Integrity is the most valuable and respected quality of leadership. Always keep your word.” Brian Tracy


765. “If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities. ” —Maya Angelou, civil rights activist and poet


766. “Integrity is making sure that the things you say and the things you do are in alignment.”


767. “Walk with honor, character, and integrity in all that you do. Do these things and you will find that you can appreciate the adventure of life and live with greater ease.”


768. ”Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better. ” Harry S. Truman


769. “A clear vision, backed by definite plans, gives you a tremendous feeling of confidence and personal power.” Brian Tracy


770. “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”


771. “The truly scary thing about undiscovered lies is that they have a greater capacity to diminish us than exposed ones. They erode our strength, our self-esteem, our very foundation.”


772.  “Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships. ” – STEPHEN R. COVEY 


773. “As you enter positions of trust and power, dream a little before you think. ” —Toni Morrison, author


774.  “Do the right thing. Always. ” – TED COINÉ 


775. “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”


776. “Leading with integrity and empathy requires vision and a connection to your deepest self.”


777. “Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you.”


778. “The line between honesty and dishonesty is a narrow, shifting one and usually lets those get by that are the most subtle and already have more than they can use.”


779. “Thus, the more precisely the position is determined, the less precisely the momentum is known, and conversely. ”


780. “Honesty is as rare as a man without self-pity. ” ― Stephen Vincent Benet


781.  “Be prepared and be honest. ” – JOHN WOODEN 


782. “To be honest, as this world goes, is to be one man picked out of ten thousand. ” ― William Shakespeare


783. “Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision. ” —Peter F. Drucker, Austrian-American management consultant, educator, and author


784.  “Efficiency is doing the thing right. Effectiveness is doing the right thing. ” - Peter F. Drucker


785. “Proclaim the truth and do not be silent through fear.”


786. An honest man is believed without an oath, for his reputation swears for him. – ELIZA COOK


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788. “When you walk a life of honesty, you live a life of truth.”


789. “I think people respect honesty rather than hiding it. ” – Jack Whitehall


790. “The major factor that makes a great leader to fail emerge from the decision of people who surround him/her.” 


791. “The key responsibility of leadership is to think about the future. No one else can do it for you.” Brian Tracy


792. “In looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if they don’t have the first, the other two will kill you.” Warren Buffet


793.  “Leadership is intelligence, honesty, and doing the right thing. ” Julie Zeilinger


794. “The momentum now is inevitable. Now it’s about each of us individually arranging the furniture of our own mind to deal with what has become inevitable. ”


795.  “I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers. ” - Ralph Nader


796. “Human nature, as manifested in tribalism and nationalism, provides the momentum of the machinery of human evolution. ”


797. “Integrity is the thing that binds together all that is good within us as a means of overcoming all that is bad around us. ”


798. “Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy. ”


799.  “Keep your fears to yourself, but share your inspiration with others. ” - Robert Louis Stevenson


800. “Honesty will be found on every experiment, to be the best and only true policy; let us then as a Nation be just. ” ― George Washington

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