Integrity Quotes

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  • “Integrity has no need of rules.” — Albert Camus

Integrity has no need of rules.


  • “Don’t trade integrity for money.” — Shane Parrish

Don’t trade integrity for moneY.


  • “The support of truth takes integrity.” — Byron Pulsifer

The support of truth takes integrity.


  • “A little integrity is better than any career.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

A little integrity is better than any career.


  • “Calamity and prosperity are the touchstones of integrity.” — Benjamin Franklin
  • “Integrity is when you no longer need to please others.” — Maxime Lagacé
  • “If you don’t stand for something you will fall for anything.” — Gordon A Eadie
  • “Integrity is your destiny-it is the light that guides your way.” — Plato
  • “If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it.” ― Marcus Aurelius
  • “A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity.” — Baltasar Gracian
  • “There is no higher value in our society than integrity.” — Arlen Specter
  • “Wisdom is knowing what to do where moral rules don’t apply.” — Thibaut
  • “Don’t compromise yourself You are all you’ve got.” — Janis Joplin
  • “Once you get rid of integrity the rest is a piece of cake.” — Larry Hagman
  • “Integrity is what someone does, despite what they say they do.” — Naval Ravikant
  • “Integrity simply means not violating one’s own identity.” — Erich Fromm
  • “Integrity is the ability to stand by an idea.” ― Ayn Rand

Integrity is the ability to stand by an idea.


  • “Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.” ― Stevie Wonder
  • “Sometimes the hardest thing and the right thing are the same.” — Anonymous
  • “Authenticity is when you say and do the things you actually believe.” — Simon Sinek
  • “The art of acting morally is behaving as if everything we do matters.” — Gloria Steinem
  • “Living a life of integrity pays off, but it takes a very long time.” — Naval Ravikant
  • “People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do.” — Lewis Cass
  • “Integrity is the only path where you will never get lost.” — Mike Maples Jr
  • “Integrity is discovering what’s inside and acting on it.” — Maxime Lagacé
  • “Honor your commitments with integrity.” — Les Brown

Honor your commitments with integrity.


  • “Make living your life with absolute integrity and kindness your first priority.” — Richard Carlson
  • “Any nation that does not emphasize integrity will always fail.” — Yemi Osinbajo
  • “Integrity is not a conditional word It doesn’t blow in the wind or change with the weather.” — John D MacDonald
  • “Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Never do anything that you can’t admit doing because if you are that ashamed of whatever it is, it’s probably wrong.” ― Ashly Lorenzana
  • “People of integrity and honesty not only practice what they preach, they are what they preach.” — David A Bednar
  • “Integrity is doing the right thing when nobody’s watching, and doing as you say you would do.” ― Roy T Bennett
  • “Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.” — Oprah Winfrey
  • “Everyone makes mistakes, but only a person with integrity owns up to them.” — Nicole Guillaume
  • “The integrity of men is to be measured by their conduct, not by their professions.” — Junius
  • “One person of integrity can make a difference.” — Elie Wiesel

One person of integrity can make a difference.


  • “In the end you should always do the right thing even if it’s hard.” ― Nicholas Sparks
  • “If we believe a thing to be bad, and if we have a right to prevent it, it is our duty to try to prevent it and damn the consequences.” — Lord Milner
  • “Develop your character so that you are a person of integrity.” — Peter Cain
  • “We learned about honesty and integrity – that the truth matters… that you don’t take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules… and success doesn’t count unless you earn it fair and square.” — Michelle Obama
  • “The glue that holds all relationships together … is trust, and trust is based on integrity.” — Brian Tracy
  • “Stand for something Don’t quest for popularity at the expense of morality and ethics and honesty.” — Howard Cosell
  • “People with integrity expect to be believed If not, they let time prove them right.” — Ann Landers
  • “No man knows the value of innocence and integrity but he who has lost them.” — William Godwin
  • “It’s all about humanity, humility, and integrity.” — Debra Wilson

It’s all about humanity, humility, and integrity.


  • “Integrity is the light that shines from a disciplined conscience.” ― James E Faust
  • “Integrity is the seed for achievement It is the principle that never fails.” — Earl Nightingale
  • “Low integrity moves are much more visible than high integrity moves.” — James Pierce
  • “Integrity is so perishable in the summer months of success.” — Vanessa Redgrave
  • “Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • “Sometimes the cost of integrity is the loss of a friend.” — Jack McDevitt
  • “We must not allow ourselves to become like the system we oppose.” — Desmond Tutu
  • “The supreme quality for leadership is integrity.” — Dwight D Eisenhower

The supreme quality for leadership is integrity.


  • “Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you.” — H Jackson Brown, Jr
  • “Integrity is telling myself the truth And honesty is telling the truth to other people.” ― Spencer Johnson
  • “Have the courage to say no Have the courage to face the truth Do the right thing because it is right These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.” — W Clement Stone
  • “Integrity is making sure that the things you say and the things you do are in alignment.” — Katrina Mayer
  • “Image is what people think we are; integrity is what we really are.” — John C Maxwell
  • “Always do right This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.” — Mark Twain
  • “Lead your life so you wouldn’t be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip.” ― Will Rogers
  • “Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake.” — Greg Anderson
  • “Integrity means always doing what is right and good, regardless of the immediate consequences.” — Joseph B Wirthlin
  • “Subtlety may deceive you; integrity never will.” — Oliver Cromwell

Subtlety may deceive you; integrity never will.


  • “People follow leaders by choice Without trust, at best you get compliance.” — Jesse Lyn Stoner
  • “Anyone who doesn’t take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.” — Albert Einstein
  • “ It takes courage to create a meaningful life of integrity It also requires good company And practice.” ― Shelley Francis
  • “The most precious reputation is the one you have with yourself.” — Johnny Uzan
  • “The most important thing in business is honesty, integrity, hard work familynever forgetting where we came from.” ― Frank Lucas
  • “Leading with integrity and empathy requires vision and a connection to your deepest self.” ― Karla McLaren
  • “you must be the change you wish to see in the world.” — mahatma gandhi
  • “I believe in integrity Dogs have it Humans are sometimes lacking it.” — Cesar Milan
  • “A man should be upright, not be kept upright.” — Marcus Aurelius

A man should be upright, not be kept upright.


  • “The man of integrity walks securely, but he who takes crooked paths will be found out.” — Proverbs
  • “Intentions don’t matter Actions do That’s why being ethical is hard.” — Naval Ravikant
  • “With integrity, you have nothing to fear, since you have nothing to hide With integrity, you will do the right thing, so you will have no guilt.” — Zig Ziglar
  • “Integrity is the most valuable and respected quality of leadership Always keep your word.” — Brian Tracy
  • “There can be no friendship without confidence and no confidence without integrity.” ― Samuel Johnson
  • “Living with integrity means… behaving in ways that are in harmony with your personal values.” — Barbara De Angelis
  • “Integrity is your attitude when no one is watching Character is what you do when you are not watching.” — Paul Bamikole
  • “True heros are made of hard work and integrity.” ― Hope Solo

True heros are made of hard work and integrity.


  • “Don’t ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.” — Lou Holtz
  • “To starve to death is a small thing, but to lose one’s integrity is a great one.” — Chinese Proverb
  • “We cannot restore integrity and morality to our society until each of us-singly and individually takes responsibility for our actions.” ― Harry Emerson Fosdick
  • “Instead of trying to guess and predict what other people want, commit to showing up as yourself.” — Thema Bryant-Davis
  • “If you have integrity, nothing else matters If you don’t have integrity, nothing else matters.” — Harvey Mackay
  • “The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.” — Dwight D Eisenhower
  • “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
  • “You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.” — Carl Jung

You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.


  • “Six essential qualities that are the key to success: Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, courtesy, wisdom, charity.” — Dr William Menninger
  • “Don’t worry so much about your self-esteem Worry more about your character Integiry is its own reward.” — Laura Schlessinger
  • “Integrity is congruence between what you know, what you profess, and what you do.” — Nathaniel Branden
  • “Supporting the truth, even when it is unpopular, shows the capacity for honesty and integrity.” — Steve Brunkhorst
  • “A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community It is wrong when it tends otherwise.” ― Aldo Leopold
  • “Integrity compounds infinitely, capability always decays.” — Chamath Palihapitiya
  • Integrity gives you real freedom because you have nothing to fear since you have nothing to hide.” ― Zig Ziglar
  • “If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it.” — Marcus Aurelius

If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it.


  • “It is true that integrity alone won’t make you a leader, but without integrity, you will never be one.” — Zig Ziglar
  • “One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised.” — Chinua Achebe
  • “Remember that what’s right isn’t always popular, and what’s popular isn’t always right.” — H Jackson Brown, Jr
  • “Consistency is the true foundation of trust Either keep your promises or do not make them.” — Roy T Bennett
  • “I respect those who tell the truth no matter how hard it is Integrity is everything.” — Anonymous
  • “Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right, decide on what you think is right and stick to it.” — George Eliot
  • “Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.” ― Albert Einstein
  • “There is no such thing as a minor lapse of integrity.” — Tom Peters

There is no such thing as a minor lapse of integrity.


  • “Confidence in others’ honesty is no light testimony of one’s own integrity.” — Michel de Montaigne
  • “The things you do when no one’s looking are the things that define you.” — Anonymous
  • “People with integrity do what they say they are going to do Others have excuses.” — Dr Laura Schlessinger
  • “You are already of consequence in the world if you are known as a man of strict integrity.” ― Grenville Kleiser