Integrity Sayings and Quotes

Honesty and integrity will take you far life. Although adhering to your values may not always be easy in the moment, you’ll feel better knowing that you didn’t compromise your morals. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful integrity quotes.

Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful. Samuel Johnson
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not. Oprah Winfrey
Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people. Spencer Johnson
A person is not given integrity. It results from the relentless pursuit of honesty at all times. unknown
Nothing more completely baffles one who is full of tricks and duplicity than straight forward and simple integrity in another. Charles Caleb
Integrity is not something that you should have to think about...nor consider doing...but something in the heart that is already done. Doug Firebaugh
If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything. Mark Twain
You have the right to remain silent, but you can never repeat, never lie or shade the truth. Robert L. Woodrum
You are already of consequence in the world if you are known as a man of strict integrity. Grenville Klesier
Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right, decide on what you think is right and stick to it. George Eliot
Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way. Aristotle
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. Abraham Lincoln
He is not wise to me who is wise in words only, but he who is wise in deeds. St. Gregory
Power is actualized only when word and deed have not parted company. Hannah Arendt
We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all the motives which produced them. Francois de la Rochefoucauld
The true perfection of man lies not in what man has, but in what man is. Oscar Wilde
Integrity is so perishable in the summer months of success. Vanessa Redgrave
Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters. Albert Einstein
Perhaps the surest test of an individual's integrity is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect. Thomas S. Monson
Your reputation and integrity are everything. Follow through on what you say you're going to do. Your credibility can only be built over time, and it is built from the history of your words and actions. Maria Razumich-Zec
Character is what you are in the dark. Dwight L. Moody
To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice. Confucius
To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man. William Shakespeare
The integrity of men is to be measured by their conduct, not by their professions. Junius
Once you get rid of integrity the rest is a piece of cake. Larry Hagman
Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that's right is to get by; and the only thing that's wrong is to get caught. J.C. Watts Jr.
In silence man can most readily preserve his integrity. Meister Eckhart
Integrity is not a 90 percent thing, not a 95 percent thing; either you have it or you don't. Peter Scotese
Integrity is the essence of everything successful. Buckminster Fuller
The slow man with integrity will ultimately catch the swift one who has none. unknown
If you believe in unlimited quality and act in all your business dealings with total integrity, the rest will take care of itself. Frank Perdue
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
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
Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Charles Simmons
In great matters men show themselves as they wish to be seen; in small matters, as they are. Gamaliel Bradford
There is always room for those who can be relied upon to deliver the goods when they say they will. Napoleon Hill
There is no better test of a man's integrity than his behavior when he is wrong. Marvin Williams
People who fight fire with fire end up with only the ashes of their own integrity. Michael Josephson
There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do. Freya Stark
Courage combined with integrity is the foundation of character. Brian Tracy
That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong. William Boetcker
It takes less time to do a thing right than to explain why you did it wrong. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Like integrity, love of life was not a subject to be studied, it was a contagion to be caught. And you had to catch it from someone who had it. Lois McMaster Bujold
Truthfulness is the main element of character. Brian Tracy
Integrity is what we do, what we say, and what we say we do. Don Galer
If you don't have integrity, you have nothing. You can't buy it. Henry Kravis
A man should be upright, not be kept upright. Marcus Aurelius
Integrity has no need of rules. Albert Camus
The only correct actions are those that demand no explanation and no apology. Red Auerbach
Never "for the sake of peace and quiet" deny your own experience or convictions. Dag Hammarskjold
Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity. The greatest problem with communication is we don’t listen to understand. We listen to reply. When we listen with curiosity, we don’t listen with the intent to reply. We listen for what’s behind the words. Roy T. Bennett
Living with integrity means: Not settling for less than what you know you deserve in your relationships. Asking for what you want and need from others. Speaking your truth, even though it might create conflict or tension. Behaving in ways that are in harmony with your personal values. Making choices based on what you believe, and not what others believe. Barbara De Angelis
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. Warsan Shire
Integrity is doing the right thing when nobody's watching, and doing as you say you would do. Roy T. Bennett
Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Integrity is the ability to stand by an idea. Ayn Rand
Integrity is doing what is right and truthful, and doing as you say you would do. Roy T. Bennett
Your integrity determines your destiny. Heraclitus
Integrity is doing the right thing, even if nobody is watching. Jim Stovall
Some say if you want success surround yourself with successful people. I say if you want true and lasting success surround yourself with people of integrity. Charles F. Glassman
The person of superior integrity does not insist upon his integrity. For this reason, he has integrity. The person of inferior integrity never loses sight of his integrity. For this reason, he lacks integrity. Lao-Tzu
A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful. Jacqueline Bisset
Only a man of integrity can possess the virtue of honesty, since only the faking of one’s consciousness can permit the faking of existence. Ayn Rand
Who you are in public is a test of your conviction; who you are in private, integrity. Criss Jami
Her strength was in the integrity of her actions; she never compromised what she believed she ought to do. Charles Finch
Integrity is congruence between what you know, what you profess, and what you do. Nathaniel Branden
A few people of integrity can go a long way. Bill Kauth
A leader with integrity, one who says what they mean, keeps their word and does not lie to their people. Suzy Kassem
Integrity is the recognition of the fact that you cannot fake your consciousness, just as honesty is the recognition of the fact that you cannot fake existence. Ayn Rand
Don’t ever stray from yourself, in order to be close to someone that doesn’t have the courtesy to remind you of your worth, or the integrity of a gentleman to walk you home. Shannon L. Alder
There is no such thing as a minor lapse of integrity Tom Peters
Truth and integrity must be so rare these days that it confuses people when they hear it. Donna Lynn Hope
Aesthetics of integrity. For every star in the sky someone is holding his ground. Kenneth Koch
Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake. Greg Anderson
Your integrity is sacrosanct. It is who you are. Never let anyone step on your integrity - that's absolutely where you must stand solid. Ret. Gen. Peter Pace
A life of integrity is a life of stability. Jeremy Gove
it is easier to work on your integrity when no one knows you than to start working on it when you are at the top. Manuel Corazzari
Do not give up on your idealism and integrity. Avijeet Das
Don’t trade in your integrity for influence. Richie Norton
Character is holding to our integrity when everyone around us is holding on to everything except their integrity and pressing us to do the same. Craig D. Lounsbrough
True integrity holds its ground even when such a stance means that you have let go of everything else that’s sitting on that ground. Craig D. Lounsbrough
A person's behavior reflects nothing but the mirror of an aura he/she brought up in. Never doubt their integrity because of their insecurities. Surjeet Kumar
From the crucible of courage, perseverance, and integrity comes triumph. Brian Goedken
We can test the substance of our own integrity and love when we witness what flows from our hearts when someone disagrees. Traci Lea Larussa
Those who are busy can’t think clearly and honestly. Those who go slow let the truth come to them and lives in integrity. Maxime Lagacé
Your integrity, your dignity, your honor - they aren't for sale. Not ever. Not to anyone. James Patterson
You already hold the most valuable possession you will ever own, your integrity. T Jay Taylor
Undeniable integrity is the absolute supreme quality. Without it, no genuine accomplishment is attainable. Karl Wiggins
People with integrity expect to be believed. If not, they let time prove them right. Ann Landers
The soul will remain faithful to its integrity forever. The spirit does not betray. Prof.Salam Al Shereida
Honesty creates integrity. Integrity creates inner peace. PJ Ferguson
Integrity is not a laughing matter but a serious issue, If a man cannot account for how a dollar committed to his hands was spent, don't expect he will be able to account for a million dollar. Bamigboye Olurotimi
Remain calm even in the mist of mistrust and accusations. Your integrity and track records will surely speak for you. Wisdom Kwashie Mensah
Integrity means that if our private life was suddenly exposed, we'd have no reason to be ashamed and embarrassed. Billy Graham
Integrity means our outward life is consistent with our inner convictions. Billy Graham
Integrity is the glue that holds our way of life together. Billy Graham
Integrity means a person is the same on the inside as he or she claims to be on the outside. Billy Graham
A man of integrity can be trusted. Billy Graham
Being pure in conduct also includes honesty and integrity in dealing with our fellowmen. Billy Graham
When we live by the truth, we possess integrity. Billy Graham
Integrity means that we are trustworthy and dependable, and our character is above approach. Billy Graham
I believe integrity can be restored to a society one person at a time. The choice belongs to each of us. Billy Graham
Integrity is what you feel. Ted Danson
Integrity is determined behavior. Marvin Soskil
The key to integrity is to determine a sense of inner directedness that does not yield to the pressures of the age, that identifies with the highest rather than the lowest, the best rather than the worst, the ideal rather than the average, the excellent rather than mediocre. Marvin Soskil
Integrity is a lifestyle characterized by the indwelling of God's word. Marvin Soskil
A person who has integrity is neither self-deceived nor self-divided. Marvin Soskil
The real bond of integrity is religious in character, for religion indicates the oneness of the world of humanity. Marvin Soskil
Having integrity in some way contributes to the wholeness or completeness of a person and leads to consistency in thought and action over time. Marvin Soskil
Integrity is the basis of trust. Marvin Soskil
Integrity in turn creates the trust that we need for ordinary social and political intercourse. Marvin Soskil
The concept of integrity is about needing wholeness of character. Marvin Soskil
He who walks with integrity walks securely. Proverbs 10:9
Once you loose your integrity, you can never get it back. Richard Exley
Integrity has no sliding scale. You either have it or you don't. Rosemarie Grego
Integrity was very important. James Dobson
Having integrity means more to us than simply the absence of deception. Scott Cook
When your character and reputation are the same, you are a person of integrity. Harry Piland
The word integrity means 'oneness'. A person's words, thoughts, and actions are one. John Maxwell
There are a lot of things in life over which we have no control; however integrity is one area over which each of us has 100% control. Elizabeth Dole
To keep one's own integrity, be merciful and uncorrupted and not wish for evil; and not be duped. Robinson Jeffers
Integrity is wholeness, the greatest beauty is. Robinson Jeffers
Fought like an indefatigable soldier; when the question arose of defending your persona your true integrity. Nikhil Parekh
They have strange quiet, integrity, health, soundness, to the full. They've dealt with life and been tempered by it. Robinson Jeffers
Nothing sidelining it; not even the most obfuscated ingredient of royalty attempting to devour its altruistically brilliant and impregnably sparkling integrity. Nikhil Parekh