Top 730 Honest Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Honest Quotes from famous people such as Kathie Lee Gifford, Trace Lysette, Josh Billings, Erik Estrada, Pierre Poilievre, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Our culture is in moral chaos. On TV we celebrate freak

Our culture is in moral chaos. On TV we celebrate freaks instead of honest, decent people.
Kathie Lee Gifford
When we get to a point when trans folks are included in the creative process, the narrative will be much more authentic. Trans actors playing trans roles is a key part of that. But some of the trans talent is not even making it into the audition room, let’s be honest.
Trace Lysette
Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can’t help but smile on it.
Josh Billings
I like working with an actor who doesn’t do the oneupmanship. One who has no trick and gives a true, honest performance.
Erik Estrada
If there are violent lawbreakers who want to rob the livelihoods of honest hard-working Canadians in the energy sector, then those lawbreakers should be treated like lawbreakers.
Pierre Poilievre
Not much to be perfectly honest! I thought The Phantom Menace was terrible, except for the Pod Race.
David Prowse
They’re all fake belts. To be honest, I think real belt is Tony Ferguson’s.
Khabib Nurmagomedov
Wearing jeans or any kind of long pants, it just sucks for me, to be honest.
Brian Shaw
When you’re 14, anything with a sword and a dragon is pretty cool. But when you’re 21 and you’ve read 2,000 fantasy novels, you start to realize that some of those books, well, they weren’t really good. OK, let’s be honest. A lot of them were crap.
Patrick Rothfuss
All I really care about is that I’m being honest and I’m real and I’m coming from a real place. There’s a part of me that’s a total cad and a part of me that’s also a family man.
Josh Homme
I liked Benitez’s sincerity. I identified with him because he is a very direct and honest person.
For politicians to be honest, the public needs to allow them to be honest, and the media, which mediates between the politicians and the public, needs to allow those politicians to be honest. If local democracy is to flourish, it is about the active and informed engagement of every citizen.
Rory Stewart
Honesty is not found in revealing the truth, but in understanding how deeply afraid of it we are. To become honest is in effect to become fully and robustly incarnated into powerlessness.
David Whyte
We had to support our player and genuinely felt, like Rio has said, that it was an honest mistake. It is important to know that Manchester United never said, and Rio Ferdinand never said, that a mistake hadn’t been made.
David Gill
Drake revived ‘Top Boy,’ if I’m honest with you. You’ve got to give him a lot of credit.
Ashley Walters
So let’s be honest with ourselves and not take ourselves too serious, and never condemn the other fellow for doing what we are doing every day, only in a different way.
Will Rogers
To be honest, I never compare myself with the rookies.
Max Verstappen
I could do nice, but it’s just not as much fun. Being nice isn’t my biggest goal in life. I’m trying to be honest about who I am, and that’s not always nice. I’m not always the world’s cheerleader.
Sharon Stone
You just need to be honest with how you’re feeling. But, a lot of women are afraid of it because they think, ‘Oh, they are going to take my baby away. They’re gonna call me incompetent. I’m going to lose my job. I’ve got to be tough, it’s a man’s world.’
Marie Osmond
The law courts must appear as a threatening gesture toward secret vice. The bank must declare: here your money is secure and well looked after by honest people.
Adolf Loos
You have to be OK with your own fears. If you’re an honest person, you’ll make mistakes, but that’s when the most interesting things happen.
Kristen Stewart
If I am honest, my food is actually quite far removed from both the food of my mother and my father.
Yotam Ottolenghi
Sam Walton’s values are: treat the customer right, take care of your people, be honest in your dealings, pass savings along to the customer, keep things simple, think small, control costs and continuously improve operations.
Michael Bergdahl
I drank more wine when I wasn’t working as much, to be honest.
Thomas Keller
I was shy talking about certain things, and I was shy with being honest because I didn’t want people to judge me talking about fatherhood and how somebody should have my child around me.
The two most common charges against the older fiction, that it pleased wickedly and that it taught nothing, had broken down before the discovery, except in illiberal sects, that the novel is fitted both for honest use and for pleasure.
Carl Clinton Van Doren
One of the key elements is the ability to be honest with yourself.
Bill Toomey
I’m always honest, whether I’m in the limelight or not.
Anne Heche
I do serve on various boards and I’m very honest and frank, obviously. I am a very forthright person and I do, sort of, share my candid views on anything.
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
Grover Cleveland
I’ve got to take a break, to be honest. I’m not even going to lie.
Sean Combs
Honest honey, I feel like crying every time I sit down

Honest honey, I feel like crying every time I sit down to write you a letter… I am so unlucky.
Eddie Slovik
The second you’re not honest with yourself, you’ve lost everything.
Jessie Reyez
I have a good sense of humor. I’m confident, passionate and honest. I’m a people person.
Maryse Mizanin
I survived turning 60, I was not thrilled to turn 61, I was less thrilled to turn 62, I didn’t much like being 63, I loathed being 64, and I will hate being 65. I don’t let on about such things in person; in person, I am cheerful and Pollyanna-ish. But the honest truth is that it’s sad to be over 60.
Nora Ephron
I promised to run the most open and transparent administration in Britain. That is why, with this brutally honest and unprecedented progress report, I am determined to level with Londoners.
Boris Johnson
By presenting a faithful and honest record of my experience as a mother, I hope to show both my readers and my children how truth can redeem even what you fear might be the gravest of sins.
Ayelet Waldman
I mean, that’s another big surprise of the show, is that I see sixteen year old people who recognize me and they’re honest, for-real fans of the show. And it goes down to nine months. I mean, I’ve heard of nine month to year-old children who are watching the show.
Steve Burns
The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest.
Rodney Dangerfield
All I can really say is it’s bloodier than hell. In this one I’m going to be much more direct and honest in my description of the actual killings and the crime scene.
Christopher Darden
I’m not a wilting flower. I’m honest, so I pick a lot of fights. I’ve burned a lot of bridges.
Scott Thompson
I’m not really a book person, to be honest.
Jesse Lingard
A few honest men are better than numbers.
Oliver Cromwell
I share so much of my life on social media, and I love the honest connection with the people that follow me.
Kelsea Ballerini
Our lives improve only when we take chances – and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
Walter Anderson
I can’t envision an honest war novel that left war in a positive light.
Kevin Powers
May we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Friends, if we be honest with ourselves, we shall be honest with each other.
George MacDonald
Through writing, through that process, they realize that they become more intelligent, and more honest and more imaginative than they can be in any other part of their life.
Russell Banks
The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes of each honest worker.
Helen Keller
When I first concluded to print the book, I made an honest effort to construct it in the third person.
John Sergeant Wise
Honest people, mistakenly believing in the justice of their cause, are led to support injustice.
Elihu Root
The best thing is to always keep honest people around, because when you have a bunch of yes men around that know that you’re making a mistake but let you go on with it, that’s when it ruins your mind state as an artist.
Kendrick Lamar
I am emotional, honest, and sensitive and a great human being because of my dad. Tough and independent woman because of my mom.
Raveena Tandon
I want to go to bed richer than when I woke up. The pursuit of wealth is a wonderful thing, but the thing is you have to be honest about it, you have to tell the truth.
Kevin O’Leary
Liberty is the proper end and object of authority, and cannot subsist without it; and it is liberty to that which is good, just, and honest.
John Winthrop
It’s been up and down in my Arsenal career, to be honest.
Emiliano Martinez
I tried singing. I tried playing a musical instrument. I really wanted to be a musician, but I never could quite pull that off. I liked entertaining, but I was always drawn to some kind of technical work – some kind of honest labor.
Bill Cobbs
I’m a bad interview because I want to always feel like I’m being totally honest, but at the same time, I’m absolutely paranoid. That combination results in a lot of spaces.
Gale Harold
To be honest, I’m not a big golf nerd. Golf is kind of boring, not much action.
Brooks Koepka
To be honest my mentor was my mom and dad. I was very blessed and fortunate to have parents like I had.
Robert Parish
I don’t aspire to have high approval ratings. I aspire, in light of my two predecessors, to be the most honest governor I can be. I’d rather focus on honesty than popularity.
Pat Quinn
I was obviously never good enough to play at a top leve

I was obviously never good enough to play at a top level, or even anywhere close to that, if I’m being honest. That’s the reality.
Graham Potter
Wheels of fire, cosmic, rich, full-bodied honest victories over desperation.
Thomas Merton
People will put restrictions on your ability, on your aptitude, on your talent, on your character, and to be honest, it’s just opinion. Don’t let anyone put you in a box or draw your path for you.
Victoria Pendleton