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Sincerity Quotes


These are some of the best 'Sincerity' quotations and sayings.

A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.

His words are bonds, his oaths are oracles; his love sincere, his thoughts immaculate; his tears, pure messengers sent from his heart; his heart as far from fraud, as heaven from earth.

Inward sincerity will of course influence the outward deportment; where the one is wanting, there is great reason to suspect the absence of the other.

It is often said it is no matter what a man believes if he is only sincere. But let a man sincerely believe that seed planted without ploughing is as good as with; that January is as favorable for seed-sowing as April; and that cockle seed will produce as good a harvest as wheat, and is it so?

Of all the evil spirits abroad at this hour in the world, insincerity is the most dangerous.

Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.

Sincerity is like traveling on a plain, beaten road, which commonly brings a man sooner to his journey's end than by-ways, in which men often lose themselves.

Sincerity is no test of truth - no evidence of correctness of conduct. - You may take poison sincerely believing it the needed medicine, but will it save your life?

Sincerity is the indispensable ground of all conscientiousness, and by consequence of all heartfelt religion.

Sincerity is the surest road to confidence. See quote detail

Sincerity is to speak as we think, to do as we pretend and profess, to perform what we promise, and really to be what we would seem and appear to be.

Sincerity, thou first of virtues, let no mortal leave thy onward path, although the earth should gape, and from the gulf of hell destruction rise, to take dissimulation's winding way.

The happy talent of pleasing either those above or below you seems to be wholly owing to the opinion they have of your sincerity * * * There need be no more said in honor of it than that it is what forces the approbation of your opponents.

The shortest and surest way to live with honor in the world is to be in reality what we would appear to be; all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice and experience of them.

The whole faculties of man must be exerted in order to call forth noble energies; and he who is not earnestly sincere lives in but half his being, self-mutilated, self-paralyzed.

There is no greater delight than to be conscious of sincerity on self-examination.

You know I say just what I think, and nothing more nor less.-I cannot say one thing and mean another.