55 quotes about Integrity
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A man should be upright, not be kept upright.
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If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it.
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Be right, and then be easy to live with, if possible, but in that order.
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In great matters men show themselves as they wish to be seen; in small matters, as they are.
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Live with integrity, respect the rights of other people, and follow your own bliss.
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Honor your commitments with integrity.
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Nothing more completely baffles one who is full of tricks and duplicity than straight forward and simple integrity in another.
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You can t, in sound morals, condemn a man for taking care of his own integrity. It is his clear duty. And least of all can you condemn an artist pursuing, however humbly and imperfectly, a creative aim. In that interior world where his thought and his emotions go seeking for the experience of imagined adventures, there are no policemen, no law, no pressure of circumstance or dread of opinion to keep him within bounds. Who then is going to say Nay to his temptations if not his conscience?
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Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right; decide on what you think is right and stick to it.
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Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.
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In failing circumstances no one can be relied on to keep their integrity.
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Your life works to the degree you keep your agreements.
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Blessed is the servant who loves his brother as much when he is sick and useless as when he is well and an be of service to him. And blessed is he who loves his brother as well when he is afar off as when he is by his side, and who would say nothing behind his back he might not, in love, say before his face.
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Integrity simple means not violating one's own identity.
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Integrity is the essence of everything successful.
  View quote | Fuller, Buckminster quotes

If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely. It is absolutely touch and go. Each one of us could make the difference.
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Integrity is what we do, what we say, and what we say we do.
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A task becomes a duty from the moment you suspect it to be an essential part of that integrity which alone entitles a man to assume responsibility.
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There is nothing more likely to drive a man mad, than the being unable to get rid of the idea of the distinction between right and wrong, and an obstinate, constitutional preference of the true to the agreeable.
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Man is a make-believe animal -- he is never so truly himself as when he is acting a part.
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There is always room for those who can be relied upon to delivery the goods when they say they will.
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He who is upright in his way of life and free from sin.
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There is no alleviation for the sufferings of mankind except veracity of thought and of action, and the resolute facing of the world as it is when the garment of make-believe by which pious hands have hidden its uglier features is stripped off.
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Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
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The integrity of men is to be measured by their conduct, not by their professions.
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Integrity is praised and then left out in the cold.
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I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I can do no other, so help me God. Amen.
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Integrity: A name is the blueprint of the thing we call character. You ask, What's in a name? I answer, Just about everything you do.
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No man should advocate a course in private that he's ashamed to admit in public.
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I will never again go to people under false pretenses even if it is to give them the Holy Bible. I will never again sell anything, even if I have to starve. I am going home now and I will sit down and really write about people.
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It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving; it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe.
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In all things preserve integrity; and the consciousness of thine own uprightness will alleviate the toil of business, soften the hardness of ill-success and disappointments, and give thee an humble confidence before God, when the ingratitude of man, or the iniquity of the times may rob thee of other rewards.
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If you believe in unlimited quality and act in all your business dealings with total integrity, the rest will take care of itself.
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It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he risk everything.
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He that doth not as other men do, but endeavoureth that which ought to be done, shall thereby rather incur peril than preservation; for who so laboreth to be sincerely perfect and good shall necessarily perish, living among men that are generally evil.
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A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom.
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The person who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
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A man can do only what a man can do. But if he does that each day he can sleep at night and do it again the next day.
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Integrity is not a 90 percent thing, not a 95 percent thing; either you have it or you don't.
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Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage.
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I ever will profess myself the greatest friend to those whose actions best correspond with their doctrine; which, I am sorry to say, is too seldom the case amongst those nations who pretend most to civilization.
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It is his nature, not his standing, that makes the good man.
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Can one preach at home inequality of races and nations and advocate abroad good-will towards all men?
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The laboring man has not leisure for a true integrity day by day.
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The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
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A person is not given integrity. It results from the relentless pursuit of honesty at all times.
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Achievement is not the most important thing -- Authenticity is
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Be good. And if you can't be good, be careful. And if you can't be careful, name it after me.
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It is far better to be trusted and respected that it is to be liked.
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The slow man with integrity will ultimately catch the swift one who has none.
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The Lord doesn't ask about your ability, only your availability; and, if you prove your dependability, the Lord will increase your capability.
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Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
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You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits.
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A life lived with integrity -- even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
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Do the next thing.
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