If you knew how quickly people forget the dead... you would stop living to impress people.
I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.
In the end you should always do the right thing even if it's hard.
Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters
Integrity is doing the right thing when nobody is watching, and doing as you say you would do.
Now, now my good man, this is no time to be making enemies. (Voltaire on his deathbed in response to a priest asking him that he renounce Satan.)
The man who passes the sentence should swing the sword... a ruler who hides behind paid executioners soon forgets what death is.
Real love amounts to withholding the truth, even when you're offered the perfect opportunity to hurt someone's feelings
It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.
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.
All integrity Quotes ⇑
Be brave to stand for what you believe in even if you stand alone.
'What I Know, I know, what I do not know, I do not know', once you come to this sincerely, your knowing will constantly go on expanding on a daily basis, otherwise, the moment you believe, you are stagnant
Pissing people off doesn't mean you're doing the right things, but doing the right things will almost inevitably piss people off.
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.
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.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.
When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
How much time he gains who does not look to see what his neighbour says or does or thinks, but only at what he does himself, to make it just and holy.
Always recognize that human individuals are ends, and do not use them as means to your end.
Consistency is the true foundation of trust. Either keep your promises or do not make them.
Nothing in this world is harder than speaking the truth, nothing easier than flattery.
Do not act as if you were going to live ten thousand years. Death hangs over you. While you live, while it is in your power, be good.
Three basic qualities which sets a leader apart and makes him into a fruitful proposition for everybody around him is his INTEGRITY, his ABILITY TO INSPIRE people to do the right things and above all, INSIGHT.
it's time.. If we are concerned about life it's time that we are one hundred percent straight, at least with ourselves. Otherwise, neither yourself nor your life situations will ever get fixed, simply complaining and going on. Life will be a lifelong complaint for a whole lot of people because they don't want to address it, they want to beat around it.
What you need to make your marriage successful is not the perfect person. What you need is absolute integrity.
The basic virtue for a human being is to be true to yourself - integrity of thought, emotion, and action
Guilt comes from a twisted sense of integrity. You are judging others by their actions, but you cannot stop yourself from doing the same things.
The fight against corruption has to start within you, as integrity is an inner quality.
Top 15 Things Money Can't Buy: Time. Happiness. Inner Peace. Integrity. Love. Character. Manners. Health. Respect. Morals. Trust. Patience. Class. Common sense. Dignity.
Be faithful to that which exists within yourself.
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
May what I do flow from me like a river, no forcing and no holding back, the way it is with children.
"Good men don't become legends," he said quietly. "Good men don't need to become legends." She opened her eyes, looking up at him. "They just do what's right anyway."
We can't take any credit for our talents. It's how we use them that counts.
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
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.
I swear by my life and my love of it that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.
If you have children, first of all, you have to establish integrity. Your words and your actions should match.
My integrity is not of Morality but of my Humanity. In thought, emotion and action if you include well-being of all, do whatever you want
For integrity to flourish in society, we have to nurture it - within ourselves, in our children, in our education systems.
Integrity is not about the action but its purpose. Are you doing it for everyone’s wellbeing or for your own benefit?
Where there is integrity, there will be trust. Where there is trust, there will be an atmosphere for success
Integrity is about Inclusiveness. Integrity is not a bunch of principles or morals but about being sensitive to all concerned life around