Monday, May 02, 2005

Honesty Quotes

Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less rascal in the world.  ~Thomas Carlyle A half truth is a whole lie.  ~Yiddish Proverb A lie will easily get you out of a scrape, and yet, strangely and beautifully, rapture possesses you when you have taken the scrape and left out the lie.  ~Charles Edward Montague, Disenchantment Those who think it is permissible to tell white lies soon grow color-blind.  ~Austin O'Malley A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.  ~William Blake, "Auguries of Innocence," Poems from the Pickering Manuscript The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold.  ~Aristotle The most dangerous untruths are truths moderately distorted.

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