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Quotations on Dishonesty

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If all mankind were suddenly to practice honesty, many thousands of people would be sure to starve.

~ Georg C. Lichtenberg

False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.

~ Socrates

Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people.

~ Frank McKinney "Kin" Hubbard

Men are able to trust one another, knowing the exact degree of dishonesty they are entitled to expect.

~ Stephen Leacock

Don't place too much confidence in the man who boasts of being as honest as the day is long. Wait until you meet him at night.

~ Robert C. Edwards

Dishonesty is so grasping it would deceive God himself, were it possible.

~ George Bancroft

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