In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn’t know what he is doing.
Though I be poor, I’m honest.
Even the best intentioned of great men need a few scoundrels around them; there are some things you cannot ask an honest man to do.
Honesty is not found in revealing the truth, but in understanding how deeply afraid of it we are. To become honest is in effect to become fully and robustly incarnated into powerlessness.
Honest hearts produce honest actions.
I was ever of the opinion, that the honest man who married and brought up a large family, did more service than he who continued single, and only talked of population.
The surest way to remain poor is to be an honest man.
I have some friends, some honest friends, and honest friends are few; My pipe of briar, my open fire, A book that’s not too new.
An honest man is always a child.
A man is sorry to be honest for nothing.