Sincere Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old sincere quotes, sincere sayings, and sincere proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Be sincere, talk only about your genuine experience, do not distort, exaggerate or falsify that experience. Sathya Sai Baba
I love nature, I love the landscape, because it is so sincere. It never cheats me. It never jests. It is cheerfully, musically earnest. I lie and relie on the earth. Henry David Thoreau
Be sincere; be brief; be seated. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Live a sincere life; be natural, and be honest with yourself. Meher Baba
Any sincere thought is irresistible. Henry David Thoreau
Sincerity is not a test of truth. We must not make this mistake: He must be right; he's so sincere. Because, it is possible to be sincerely wrong. We can only judge truth by truth and sincerity by sincerity. Jim Rohn
It's never what you say, but how you make it sound sincere. Marya Mannes
I think that the best thing that a person can be is sincere. Malcolm X
Always be quite simple and sincere and ask God to grant me those two virtues. Vincent de Paul
We need to be sincere in our practice, but at the same time we can't take ourselves too seriously. Tenzin Palmo
Let us be very sincere in our dealings with each other and have the courage to accept each other as we are. Mother Teresa
Honest and sincere acts mislead the wicked and cause them to lose their path to their own goals, because mean-spirited people usually believe that people never act without deceit. Madeleine de Souvre
Sincerity is the key which will open the door through which you will see your separate parts, and you will see something quite new. You must go on trying to be sincere. Each day you put on a mask, and you must take it off little by little. G. I. Gurdjieff
Be a sincere effort never so misguided, to laugh at it is a breach of faith with decency. Henry S. Haskins
Don't be serious, be sincere. Chetan Bhagat
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment. Tony Robbins
People can see it when you're honest and sincere. Chamillionaire
Only that which is not said is sincere. Fernando Sabino
If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. Abraham Lincoln
Ask those who love Him with sincere love, and they will tell you that they find no greater or prompter relief amid the troubles of their life than in loving conversation with their Divine Friend. Alphonsus Liguori
Nothing gives rest but the sincere search for truth. Blaise Pascal
One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say. Bryant H. McGill
It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid. George Bernard Shaw
I have always had such sincere love for truth, that I have often begun by telling stories for the purpose of getting truth to enter the heads of those who could not appreciate its charms. Giacomo Casanova
The sincere friends of this world are as ship lights in the stormiest of nights. Giotto di Bondone
The sincere friends of this world are as ship lights in the stormiest of nights. Giotto di Bondone
I only desire sincere relations with the worthiest of my acquaintance, that they may give me an opportunity once in a year to speak the truth. Henry David Thoreau
I know of no redeeming qualities in myself but a sincere love for some things, and when I am reproved I fall back on to this ground. Henry David Thoreau
Considering that the blessed life we so long for consists in an intimate and true love of God Our Creator and Lord, which binds and obliges us all to a sincere love. Ignatius of Loyola
No man can produce great things who is not thoroughly sincere in dealing with himself. James Russell Lowell