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Inspirational Quotes for Business and Work About Integrity

Honesty, Integrity and Truthfulness


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Looking for an inspirational quote about integrity? It's high on the list of what employers and coworkers want to see in any  new employee. It's also integral to a performing, motivating work culture. You can use these quotes in your newsletter, business presentation, bulletin board or inspirational posters. These quotes about honesty and integrity are useful to help employee motivation and engagement. These quotes will inspire thouhtfulness in evaluating integrity as a fundamental value needed in the workplace.

Quotations About Honesty, Integrity and Truthfulness

“To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.” --Douglas Adams

”Integrity has no need of rules.” --Albert Camus

”Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.” --Mary Kay Ash

”Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.” --Oprah Winfrey

”The greatest homage we can pay to truth is to use it.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

”A life lived with integrity - even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shining star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.” --Denis Waitley

”The highest compact we can make with our fellow is, - 'Let there be truth between us two forever more.'" --Ralph Waldo Emerson

”Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” --Thomas Jefferson

” In failing circumstances no one can be relied on to keep their integrity.” --Ralph Waldo Emerson

”The glue that holds all relationships together -- including the relationship between the leader and the led is trust, and trust is based on integrity.” --Brian Tracy

”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.” --Charles Simmons

”Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.” —Walter Anderson

”Integrity is not a conditional word. It doesn't blow in the wind or change with the weather. It is your inner image of yourself, and if you look in there and see a man who won't cheat, then you know he never will.” --John D. MacDonald

”Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.” --Ayn Rand

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