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One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt refusal to be compromised. (Chinua Achebe)

No one can give you the strength of character necessary... Only you can find that passion within that burns with an integrity that will not settle for anything less than the Truth. (Adyashanti)

Living a life of integrity is one of the greatest missions we can undertake. (Greg Anderson)

Honor is like an island, rugged and without shores; we can never re-enter it once we are on the outside. (Nicolas Boileau)

Count no day lost in which you waited your turn, took only your share and sought advantage over no one. (Robert Brault)

If [an artist] is to maintain his integrity, he must be responsible to himself; he must seek a public which will accept his vision, rather than pervert his vision to fit that public. (Alexey Brodovitch)

Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you. (H. Jackson Brown, Jr.)

The elegance of honesty needs no adornment. (Merry Browne)

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently. (Warren Buffett)

Integrity has no need of rules. (Albert Camus)

Professional integrity matters. We are the sum of our deeds - good and bad... (Lisa Chakrabarti)

It's easier to hold to your principles 100% of the time than it is to hold to them 98% of the time. If you give in to 'just this once'... you'll regret where you end up. (Clayton M. Christensen)

Look at the means which a man employs, consider his motives, observe his pleasures. A man simply cannot conceal himself! (Confucius)

A precedent embalms a principle. (Benjamin Disraeli)

I know the world is a drawing-room, from which we must retire politely and honestly; that is, with a bow, and our debts of honor paid. (Alexandre Dumas)

If you want to be clever in your picture, don't let anybody catch you at it. If they catch you, you're not clever. (Harvey Dunn)

I am for integrity, if only because life is very short and truth is hard to come by. (Kermit Eby)

The operative word beyond quality is integrity. (Elihu Edelson)

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Honesty and integrity trascend beauty. (Maria Eskenasy)

To strain after innovation, to worry about being 'on the cutting edge' – a phrase I hate – reflects concern for a place in history or for one's career rather than for the authenticity of one's own painting. (Jane Freilicher)

On personal integrity hangs humanity's fate (Buckminster Fuller)

Integrity is what we do, what we say, and what we say we do. (Don Galer)

Subtlety may deceive you; integrity never will. (Oliver Goldsmith)

They make the greatest show of what they have done, who have done least. (Baltasar Gracian)

I studied the classics and was filled with integrity. (Pam Greer)

Success isn't something you have to get; its just the automatic consequence of integrity. If you're the best carpenter around, you don't have to advertise. (David R. Hawkins)

Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful. (Samuel Johnson)

No one is really miserable who has not tried to cheapen life. (David Starr Jordan)

One must not cheat anyone, not even the world of its victory. (Franz Kafka)

Do what is right, though the world may perish. (Immanuel Kant)

The voice within is what I'm married to. All marriage is a metaphor for that marriage. My lover is the place inside me where an honest yes and no come from. That's my true partner. It's always there. And to tell you yes when my integrity says no is to divorce that partner. (Byron Katie)

I paint the way I do because I can keep on putting more and more things in – like drama, pain, anger, love, a figure, a horse, my ideas of space. It doesn't matter if it differs from mine, as long as it comes from the painting, which has its own integrity and intensity. (Willem de Kooning)

A man has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so. (Walter Lippmann)

If you have integrity, nothing else matters. If you don't have integrity, nothing else matters. (Harvey Mackay)

Image is what people think we are; integrity is what we really are. (John C. Maxwell)

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

In art, the only one who really knows whether what you've done is honest is the artist. (Bruce Nauman)

There's a fine line between knowing 'what the public wants' and being true to one's own vision, and knowing where and when to compromise - or not. (Brigitte Nowak)

Our integrity is never worth so much as when we have parted with our all to keep it. (Ovid)

The only goal in life is to live up to your own integrity. This you should strive for regardless of the approval of others... My integrity must acknowledge all my contradictions. (Suzanne Partridge)

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)

Honor is self-esteem made visible in action. (Ayn Rand)

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip. (Will Rogers)

There is no need to justify what we are. There is no need to work hard to become what we are not. We just need to return to our integrity, to the way we were before we learned to speak. Perfect. As little children, we are authentic. (Don Miguel Ruiz)

There are many winds full of anger, and lust and greed. They move the rubbish around, but the solid mountain of our true nature stays where it's always been. (Rumi)

Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly, which is done in pride. (John Ruskin)

It is easy to be tolerant of the principles of other people if you have none of your own. (Herbert Samuel)

The greatest cunning is to have none at all. (Carl Sandburg)

Don't worry so much about your self-esteem. Worry more about your character. Integrity is its own reward. (Dr. Laura Schlessinger)

Integrity is not a 90 percent thing, not a 95 percent thing; either you have it or you don't. (Peter Scotese)

This above all; 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)

Our principles are the springs of our actions. Our actions, the springs of our happiness or misery. Too much care, therefore, cannot be taken in forming our principles. (Red Skelton)

The most important thing is that the work has to be solid [in terms of its formal structure] and that the work accomplishes what it strives to achieve. It has to be genuine - not mannered or stylistically driven. (Wayne Thiebaud)

Be true to your work, your word, and your friend. (Henry David Thoreau)

Integrity is the foundation upon which all other values are built. (Brian Tracy)

Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be. (Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.)

When a painting has integrity, it will draw the viewer in. It will 'sustain interest' like a building sustains the business that it was built for. (Jerry Waese)

The process of making art is about integrity and about defining one's place in society. (Catherine Wagner)

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)

Never do anything that taints your mind... Engage in those actions and thoughts that nurture the good qualities you want to have. (Paramahansa Yogananda)

In the process of making anything, a person moves beyond personal expression to make something that stands by itself. The work acquires its own internal validity, its own integrity. (Joseph Zinker)


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