IT IS NAÏVE to believe the truth will always prevail. It may come out in the end, but by that time enormous permanent damage can be caused by actions and attitudes fomented by false beliefs embedded so deeply that they cannot be uprooted by the truth. – Michael Josephson
It’s a pity how often we chisel away at our integrity with lies and deceptions to gain small advantages or avoid discomfort. It’s not simply that these dishonesties corrupt our lives and endanger the trust that’s so important to our relationships, It’s that lying becomes a habit, an easy coping mechanism that, more than we care to admit, begins to …
Truth matters and its your moral responsibility to find it. Trustworthiness matters and its your moral duty to insist on it. Never in my lifetime has truth been more important or more illusive. Though hard to find, within every mountain of careless claims, unsubstantiated assertions, fallacious reasoning and outright lies there are true facts and credible sources. It is your …
Honesty is so precious because it is so rare. Be truthful – to yourself and others. Be sincere – don’t deceive or mislead.
Promises are important. When you say you’ll do something, do it. When you make a promise, keep it.
A lie may take care of the present, but it has no future. – Author Unknown
A lie is a lie even if your fingers are crossed. BE HONEST. EARN TRUST.
“Easter says you can put truth in a grave, but it won’t stay there.” – Clarence W. Hall Read more of the best Easter quotes ever here: https://whatwillmatter.com/2017/04/best-ever-easter-quotes/
Don’t believe everything you think. Beware of self-righteousness. Wisdom requires courage and humility to receive and consider new facts, opinions
President Trump evokes very strong opinions that result in filtering and editing in a way that supports the bias of the person commenting on him. Here is a complete unedited transcript of his recent interview with Time Magazine without any commentary so you can form your own opinion.
Honesty builds trust. Lying destroys it. When you lie to someone, even once, trust is replaced
Honesty may not always pay, but lying always costs. Reputation, trust and credibility are assets no organization
“A lie may take care of the present, but it has no future” Sometimes lying makes our lives easier. If you want the day off, just call in sick. If your boss asks if you’ve finished a report, say you left it at home. And if an irate customer calls, just make up a good cover story. Technically these are …
12 TRUTHS ABOUT LYING. 1. Honesty may not always pay, but lying always costs. 2. Trust is a tower, built stone by stone, lies take stones from the bottom. 3. There is no security in secrecy; every undiscovered lie is a live landmine. 4. Lies breed a bodyguard of new lies to protect themselves. 5. Lies look very different to …
A lie is still a lie even if you cross your fingers. Be loyal. Be faithful. Be worthy of trust.