Quotes and Sayings about Integrity
"The impossible often has a kind of integrity which the merely improbable lacks."
- Douglas Adams
"To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity."
- Douglas Adams
(Related: Money, Integrity, Service, Sincerity)
"The same characters that keep reappearing, bigger than life, find their own integrity in doing what they do the way they do it, even if it causes their own deaths."
- Robert Aldrich
(Related: Life, Causes, Integrity)
"Brains, integrity, and force may be all very well, but what you need today is Charm. Go ahead and work on your economic programs if you want to, I'll develop my radio personality."
- Gracie Allen
(Related: Work, Charm, Force, Integrity, May, Personality, Today, Want)
"We always felt that if you do something with quality and integrity, then it's going to come back to you."
- Herb Alpert
(Related: Quality, Integrity)
"It is up to you civilians to give a hand to show that we intend to take our responsibilities to maintain the integrity of our Empire, by giving the world proof that we have not all sold out to the Jew or Plutocrat."
- John Amery
(Related: Giving, Integrity, Proof, World)
"I know what I did and how I accomplished it. I am proud of it and know that it was done with integrity."
- Brady Anderson
"My father is a man of impeccable character who has worked tirelessly for the United Nations for many years. His integrity is beyond reproach."
- Kojo Annan
(Related: Father, Character, Integrity, Man, Nations, United, Years)
"We must do more to protect our neighborhoods and give integrity to our community plans."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Community, Integrity)
"Judges ought to be more leaned than witty, more reverent than plausible, and more advised than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Virtue, Integrity, Judges, Witty)
"We have now recently launched the national integrity plan."
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Related: Integrity, Now)
"We have also set up the national institute for ethics. This institute and also the implementation of the national integrity plan, that will certainly do the follow up that is necessary for this."
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Related: Ethics, Integrity, Will)
"To be in this business and have tremendous integrity and only make distinguished choices is very tough."
- Alec Baldwin
(Related: Business, Choices, Integrity)
"James Stewart was so kind and considerate and had such personal integrity."
- Brigitte Bardot
"That in affairs of very considerable importance men should deal with one another with satisfaction of mind, and mutual confidence, they must receive competent assurances concerning the integrity, fidelity, and constancy each of other."
- Isaac Barrow
(Related: Men, Confidence, Constancy, Fidelity, Importance, Integrity, Mind, Satisfaction)
"I ran the wrong kind of business, but I did it with integrity."
- Sydney Biddle Barrows
(Related: Business, Integrity, Wrong)
"Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary."
- Cecil Beaton
(Related: Purpose, Vision, Integrity, Play, Will)
"I have no desire to be president of the United States. Zero desire. I don't think that I would be electable. And there are far too many people that are far smarter than me to be president. I'd like to find one with some honor and integrity. I haven't seen them yet, but they'll show up."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: People, Desire, Honor, Integrity, President, states, United)
"That disturbs people when they know they didn't have the guts or integrity to stick to their dreams."
- Sandra Bernhard
(Related: Dreams, People, Integrity)
"A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: Courage, Discipline, Integrity, Woman)
"Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: Beauty, Character, Courage, Discipline, Integrity, Woman, Youth)
"Speaking for myself, my very integrity as a human being needs to include my freedom to explore who I am both spiritually and sexually. Not just to explore - but to practice."
- Malcolm Boyd
(Related: Being, Freedom, Integrity, Needs, Practice)
"All musicians start out with ideals but hanging on to them in the face of media scrutiny takes real integrity. Tougher still is to live up to the ideals of your dedicated fans."
- Billy Bragg
(Related: Fans, Ideals, Integrity, Media, Musicians)
"Live with integrity, respect the rights of other people, and follow your own bliss."
- Nathaniel Branden
(Related: People, Rights, Integrity, Respect)
"I'm convinced you can combine this with reporting integrity and accuracy."
- Jack Brickhouse
(Related: Accuracy, Integrity)
"Honor your commitments with integrity."
- Les Brown
(Related: Honor, Integrity)
"Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you."
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
(Related: Caring, Children, Integrity)
"Confounding people's expectations was a way to maintain integrity."
- Lindsey Buckingham
(Related: People, Expectations, Integrity)
"The Leadership Training Institute of America trains and equips young men and women to be leaders with high standards of personal morality and integrity."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Leadership, Men, Women, Morality, America, Integrity, Training)
"You gotta do it with class and integrity. If not, you're gonna drag yourself through the mud."
- Solomon Burke
(Related: Class, Integrity)
"Integrity has no need of rules."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Integrity, Rules)
"Americans are rightly concerned about the security and the integrity of the nation's borders because the system is broken. Some are concerned about the possibility of terrorists crossing our borders and coming into our cities."
- Chris Cannon
(Related: Possibility, Americans, Cities, Integrity, Nation, Security)
"The minute you try to talk business with him he takes the attitude that he is a gentleman and a scholar, and the moment you try to approach him on the level of his moral integrity he starts to talk business."
- Raymond Chandler
(Related: Business, Attitude, Gentleman, Integrity, Talk)
"I'm not in the advertising business, but I think it would be very nice if people went to see the film Hamlet, because it was made with love and integrity."
- Julie Christie
(Related: Love, Business, People, Advertising, Film, Integrity)
"My father was very strong. I don't agree with a lot of the ways he brought me up. I don't agree with a lot of his values, but he did have a lot of integrity, and if he told us not to do something, he didn't do it either."
- Madonna Ciccone
(Related: Father, Values, Integrity)
"Voting is the most precious right of every citizen, and we have a moral obligation to ensure the integrity of our voting process."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Integrity, Obligation, Right, Voting)
"Men of integrity are generally pretty obstinate, in adhering to an opinion once adopted."
- William Cobbett
(Related: Men, Integrity, Opinion, Pretty)
"Tragedy in life normally comes with betrayal and compromise, and trading on your integrity and not having dignity in life. That's really where failure comes."
- Tom Cochrane
(Related: Life, Failure, Betrayal, Compromise, Dignity, Integrity, Tragedy)
"You are in integrity when the life you are living on the outside matches who you are on the inside."
- Alan Cohen
(Related: Life, Integrity, Living)
"I chose Sony Classics, not just because of their practical experience, not just because of their wisdom in marketing, but mainly because of their integrity."
- Arthur Cohn
(Related: Wisdom, Experience, Integrity, Marketing)
"Nothing so completely baffles one who is full of trick and duplicity himself, than straightforward and simple integrity in another."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Integrity, Nothing)
"Nothing more completely baffles one who is full of trick and duplicity, than straightforward and simple integrity in another."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Integrity, Nothing)
"The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home."
(Related: Home, Strength, Integrity, Nation)
"He who closes his ears to the views of others shows little confidence in the integrity of his own views."
- William Congreve
(Related: Confidence, Integrity)
"You can't, in sound morals, condemn a man for taking care of his own integrity. It is his clear duty."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Care, Duty, Integrity, Man, Morals, Sound)
"Actors say they do their own stunts for the integrity of the film but I did them because they looked like a lot of fun."
- Steve Coogan
(Related: Actors, Film, Fun, Integrity)
"I think it's his perception of knowing how to make a record build, keeping the integrity of the song in the music and really adding a lot of musical elements to compliment my voice and to compliment the song."
- Deborah Cox
(Related: Music, Perception, Compliment, Integrity, Song, Voice)
"Subtlety may deceive you; integrity never will."
- Oliver Cromwell
(Related: Integrity, May, Will)
"The statements of four witnesses of unquestioned integrity, traveling with me that day, attest that such comments were never made and confirm that it simply did not happen."
- Paul Crouch
(Related: Day, Integrity, Traveling)
"There's a lot of integrity with musicians; you really still aspire to grow, and be great, to be the best version of yourself you can be."
- Sheryl Crow
(Related: Integrity, Musicians)
"I've been not only articulating the dissatisfaction with Albany, I've been acting on it. I've been very aggressive in bringing public integrity cases and public corruption cases and bringing cases against sitting legislators."
- Andrew Cuomo
(Related: Acting, Corruption, Integrity, Legislators, Public)
"To maintain one's individuality, integrity, and true personality in the theatre is a big task."
- Cyril Cusack
(Related: Individuality, Integrity, Personality, Theatre)
"You can have information and ease of use and have artistic integrity at the same time. The art of being a good Web designer is getting yourself into that middle ground and treating it as a final destination instead of as a compromise."
- Mike Davidson
(Related: Art, Time, Being, Compromise, Information, Integrity)
"It's hard to exaggerate the importance of preserving the financial integrity of Social Security."
- Bill Delahunt
(Related: Financial, Importance, Integrity, Security)
"One truth is the swing of the sentence, the beat and poise, but down deeper it's the integrity of the writer as he matches with the language."
- Don DeLillo
(Related: Truth, Integrity, Language, Writer)
"I never questioned the integrity of an umpire. Their eyesight, yes."
- Leo Durocher
(Related: Integrity, Umpire)
"I think copyright is moral, proper. I think a creator has the right to control the disposition of his or her works - I actually believe that the financial issue is less important than the integrity of the work, the attribution, that kind of stuff."
- Esther Dyson
(Related: Work, Control, Financial, Integrity, Right)
"I want to say here and now, that I demand unshakable integrity of every State employee."
- Charles Edison
(Related: Integrity, Now, State, Want)
"The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Leadership, Success, Quality, Army, Football, Integrity, Office)
"Challenging the integrity of the non-proliferation regime is a matter which can affect international peace and security."
- Mohamed ElBaradei
(Related: Peace, Integrity, Security)
"Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Integrity, Mind, Nothing)
"Healthy children will not fear life if their elders have integrity enough not to fear death."
- Erik H. Erikson
(Related: Death, Life, Fear, Children, Integrity, Will)
"I will for ever, at all hazards, assert the dignity, independence, and integrity of the English bar; without which, impartial justice, the most valuable part of the English constitution, can have no existence."
- Thomas Erskine
(Related: Constitution, Dignity, English, Existence, Independence, Integrity, Justice, Will)
"Love is union with somebody, or something, outside oneself, under the condition of retaining the separateness and integrity of one's own self."
- Erich Fromm
(Related: Love, Integrity, Self)
"Tension is the great integrity."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Integrity, Tension)
"If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely. It is absolutely touch and go. Each one of us could make the difference."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Difference, Humanity, Integrity)
"Integrity is the essence of everything successful."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Successful, Integrity)
"Men of integrity, by their very existence, rekindle the belief that as a people we can live above the level of moral squalor. We need that belief; a cynical community is a corrupt community."
- John W. Gardner
(Related: Men, People, Belief, Community, Existence, Integrity)
"It was a department where you had honesty and integrity stamped right on you when you came into the Los Angeles Police Department. If you violated that, or if you were a dishonest cop, you were terrible. We got rid of you as quickly as possible."
- Daryl Gates
(Related: Honesty, Integrity, Police, Right)
"Nashville used to have more integrity than just looking at the bottom line."
- Crystal Gayle
"Does that mean we should give up? Probably. But there are two issues worth considering. The first is - is it really true that drugs destroy the integrity of the game?"
- Malcolm Gladwell
(Related: Drugs, First, Integrity, Worth)
"Integrity has been enhanced."
- Paul Goldberger
"A single lie destroys a whole reputation of integrity."
- Baltasar Gracian
(Related: Lie, Integrity, Reputation)
"The people I've been exposed to have been people of amazing integrity."
- Amy Grant
(Related: People, Integrity)
"Selling drug secrets violates a trust that is fundamental to the integrity of both scientific research and our financial markets."
- Charles Grassley
(Related: Trust, Financial, Selling, Integrity, Research, Secrets)
"Ray had so much love of life and the music. He had so much integrity. He treated the music with so much dignity and respect. I spent four and a half years as a sideman with Ray Brown's trio. Music was his life, more so than anyone I could mention."
- Benny Green
(Related: Life, Love, Music, Dignity, Integrity, Respect, Years)
"Once you get rid of integrity the rest is a piece of cake."
- Larry Hagman
(Related: Integrity, Rest)
"The high road is always respected. Honesty and integrity are always rewarded."
- Scott Hamilton
(Related: Honesty, Integrity, Road)
"A task becomes a duty from the moment you suspect it to be an essential part of that integrity which alone entitles a man to assume responsibility."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Duty, Integrity, Man, Responsibility)
"My politics are of a practical kind - the integrity of the country, the supremacy of the Federal government, an honorable peace, or none at all."
- Winfield Scott Hancock
(Related: Politics, Government, Peace, Country, Integrity)
"Attending that Convention and talking with those people and many others convinced me that I should become a blogger in my efforts to reform the government and uphold the integrity of the Constitution and the laws made in furtherance thereof."
- John Jay Hooker
(Related: Government, People, Constitution, Integrity, Laws, Reform, Talking)
"The Commission has five commissioners from each side, plus three alternates, so all together sixteen members, people who are independent from the two governments, who have a lot of integrity, professional competence, and who have credibility in their respective countries."
- Jose Ramos Horta
(Related: People, Competence, Countries, Credibility, Integrity)
"But it must not be thought that I say this out of personal experience: for in the many years that I have been before the public my secret methods have been steadily shielded by the strict integrity of my assistants, most of whom have been with me for years."
- Harry Houdini
(Related: Thought, Integrity, Public, Years)
"There is an integrity to INXS, in the music, that makes it worthwhile."
- Michael Hutchence
(Related: Music, Integrity)
"We Bosniaks would for sure fight for integrity of Bosnia."
- Alija Izetbegovic
(Related: Fight, Integrity)
"The architecture profession has lost a lot of its integrity, especially in the USA. The general architect here has no scruples, no ambitions."
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: Architecture, Integrity, Profession)
"Every man has the right to life, to bodily integrity."
- Pope John XXIII
(Related: Life, Integrity, Man, Right)
"Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Knowledge, Integrity)
"I raise this objection to debate the process, and protect the integrity of the true will of the people."
- Stephanie Tubbs Jones
(Related: People, Debate, Integrity, Will)
"We want to promote the great qualities of athletics - and maintain its integrity - all over the world."
- Alberto Juantorena
(Related: Integrity, Want, World)
"The integrity of men is to be measured by their conduct, not by their professions."
(Related: Men, Integrity)
"To have the opportunity to lead the Solicitor General's office is the honor of a lifetime. As you know, this is an office with a long and rich tradition, not only of extraordinary legal skill but also of extraordinary professionalism and integrity. That is due, in large measure, to the people who have led it."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: Legal, People, Opportunity, Honor, Integrity, Measure, Office, Skill, Tradition)
"We have seen voters denied their rights in recent elections as they have been incorrectly purged from lists, their absentee votes not counted, and voting machine integrity and security not assured."
- Marcy Kaptur
(Related: Elections, Rights, Integrity, Machine, Security, Voting)
"Integrity is the lifeblood of democracy. Deceit is a poison in its veins."
- Edward Kennedy
(Related: Deceit, Democracy, Integrity, Poison)
"I think my dad is this great, wonderful... man with a lot of integrity, who is fighting for things he believes in and is serious in what he wants to see happen and serious in helping people."
- Vanessa Kerry
(Related: Dad, People, Fighting, Integrity, Man)
"The Republican consciousness has no integrity and it falls apart once you check it out. If you're a Christian, why would you want to fry this dude?"
- Ken Kesey
(Related: Christian, Consciousness, Integrity, Republican, Want)
"I would always encourage people of any age not to be so quick to follow other people's truths but to search and follow your own moral code and live by your own integrity, and mostly just be brave."
- Jewel Kilcher
(Related: Age, People, Integrity, Quick)
"Anything that harms the integrity of the game is terrible. We always thought we were immune to drugs in baseball, but we know that's not true anymore."
- Harmon Killebrew
(Related: Thought, Baseball, Drugs, Integrity)
"It's very disappointing... Anything that harms the integrity of the game is terrible. We always thought we were immune to drugs in baseball, but we know that's not true anymore."
- Harmon Killebrew
(Related: Thought, Baseball, Drugs, Integrity)
"There are actually very few US politicians who have integrity and vision."
- David Korten
(Related: Vision, Integrity, Politicians)
"When you're actually making the film, you're constantly battling to maintain its integrity."
- Ted Kotcheff
(Related: Film, Integrity)
"If you don't have integrity, you have nothing. You can't buy it. You can have all the money in the world, but if you are not a moral and ethical person, you really have nothing."
- Henry Kravis
(Related: Money, Integrity, Nothing, World)
"I care about being able to play. If you're playing with integrity in the music, then that's what matters. But it wasn't that great for me because it was kinda like going back into the old times without the guy."
- Bill Kreutzmann
(Related: Music, Being, Care, Integrity, Old, Play)
"It is often in the name of cultural integrity as well as social stability and national security that democratic reforms based on human rights are resisted by authoritarian governments."
- Aung San Suu Kyi
(Related: Rights, Human rights, Integrity, Name, National security, Stability)
"So it's kind of nervous to be in this situation, but at the same time you look at all those actors and the work that they've done, I've been in bigger films than all of them and still kept my integrity and still kept my respect."
- Shia LaBeouf
(Related: Time, Work, Actors, Integrity, Respect)
"Film-makers should remain true to their principles and never compromise, there is a real revival in the British film industry but there is a danger that we will become colonial servants of Hollywood. We need to maintain our own integrity."
- Mike Leigh
(Related: Compromise, Danger, Film, Hollywood, Integrity, Principles, Will)
"Integrity reveals beauty."
- Thomas Leonard
(Related: Beauty, Integrity)
"A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise."
- Aldo Leopold
(Related: Beauty, Community, Integrity, Right, Stability, Wrong)
"To restore and keep the public's confidence in the integrity of their government, state government and its officials must be open, honest and transparent."
- John Lynch
(Related: Government, Confidence, Integrity, Open, Public, State)
"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
(Related: Change, Integrity, Man, Weather, Will, Wind, Word)
"I'd like to introduce someone who has just come into my life. I've admired him for 35 years. He's someone who represents integrity, honesty, art, and on top of that stuff I'm actually sleeping with him."
- Shirley MacLaine
(Related: Art, Life, Honesty, Integrity, Years)
"It's easy to maintain your integrity when no one is offering to buy it out."
- Marc Maron
"There are also always those burnt, hard kernels at the bottom that don't pop. You know why they don't pop? They don't pop because they have integrity."
- Marc Maron
"Some persons are likeable in spite of their unswerving integrity."
- Don Marquis
"That D.C. grand jury investigation of Abramoff can't go on forever. Eventually the lawyers at the Public Integrity Section will go to their bosses with some decisions about just who they want to indict. That's when Al Gonzales will have to show his cards."
- Joshua Micah Marshall
(Related: Bosses, Cards, Decisions, Integrity, Investigation, Jury, Lawyers, Public, Want, Will)
"Attend with Diligence and strict Integrity to the Interest of your Correspondents and enter into no Engagements which you have not the almost certain Means of performing."
- George Mason
(Related: Diligence, Integrity, Interest)
"It's a big challenge for me to keep my integrity and some of my privacy intact."
- Sarah McLachlan
(Related: Challenge, Integrity, Privacy)
"Integrity is integrity. I don't push it to the side because I'm talking to Julia Roberts."
- Maria Menounos
(Related: Integrity, Talking)
"I became a loner. I became a mountain man. A lot of those things are very good qualities and they help you do your work, help you be singular and keep the artistic integrity of your work intact, but they don't make it very easy to live your life."
- John Milius
(Related: Life, Work, Help, Integrity, Man)
"If everyone were clothed with integrity, if every heart were just, frank, kindly, the other virtues would be well-nigh useless."
(Related: Heart, Integrity)
"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
(Related: Integrity, Self)
"Confidence in others' honesty is no light testimony of one's own integrity."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Honesty, Confidence, Integrity, Light)
"For better or worse, I've always tried to march to my own drum and tell it like it is, while preserving some integrity and style. God, I'm fabulous!"
- Michael Musto
(Related: God, Integrity, March, Style)
"In the commercial theater, I've been pretty fortunate. The producers that I've worked with have allowed me to define the artistic integrity, the artistic limits of the work."
- Trevor Nunn
(Related: Work, Integrity, Limits, Pretty, Theater)
"You are faced with the choice: either my integrity remains intact and this is the work that ends up on the screen, or I have to leave, and I have to be known to have left."
- Trevor Nunn
(Related: Work, Integrity)
"If you feel very deeply about something, it's not possible to sacrifice your integrity about that."
- Trevor Nunn
(Related: Sacrifice, Integrity)
"If love means that one person absorbs the other, then no real relationship exists any more. Love evaporates; there is nothing left to love. The integrity of self is gone."
- Ann Oakley
(Related: Love, Integrity, Nothing, Self)
"No man can purchase his virtue too dear, for it is the only thing whose value must ever increase with the price it has cost us. Our integrity is never worth so much as when we have parted with our all to keep it."
(Related: Virtue, Integrity, Man, Value, Worth)
"I don't think you can compromise, news either has integrity or it doesn't. It either is accurate, balanced and fair or it isn't."
- Richard Parsons
(Related: Compromise, Integrity, News)
"For many decades now - and certainly during my adult life in academe - the Western intellectual world has not been convinced that theology is a pursuit that can be engaged in with intellectual honesty and integrity."
- Arthur Peacocke
(Related: Life, Honesty, Integrity, Now, Pursuit, Theology, World)
"Requiring valid, photographic identification is a common sense step to ensure voter integrity and sound elections."
- Sonny Perdue
(Related: Common sense, Elections, Integrity, Sound)
"It's not like I'm taking 20 grand from the shows. I mean there's no record label, so this is a genuine thing. And I think most people can see that. I think that anyone who knows me, knows I do things with integrity."
- Mike Peters
(Related: People, Integrity)
"Today, many fans are saddened and upset by the lack of integrity they see in professional boxing that has significantly weakened the sport - the most deplorable problem of which is the treatment of the sport's athletes."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Athletes, Boxing, Fans, Integrity, Today, Treatment)
"But my dad also was a remarkable man, a good person, a principled individual, a man of integrity."
- Sidney Poitier
(Related: Dad, Integrity, Man, Remarkable)
"In Survivor and Finder's Fee, it is about what you would do if you could get away with it. Survivor is about your own integrity and where you draw your own ethical and moral lines. There are no rules."
- Jeff Probst
(Related: Integrity, Rules)
"Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values."
- Ayn Rand
(Related: Happiness, Life, Achievement, Purpose, Values, Integrity, Loyalty, Pain, Proof, Result, Self)
"A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom."
- Ayn Rand
(Related: Building, Integrity, Man)
"The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was indeed a vital instrument of democracy, ensuring the integrity and reliability of a democratic process that we as a Country hold so dear."
- Charles Rangel
(Related: Act, Country, Democracy, Rights, Integrity, Voting)
"Integrity is so perishable in the summer months of success."
- Vanessa Redgrave
(Related: Success, Integrity, Months, Summer)
"If somebody thinks I have an integrity problem, then the honest thing to do is to tell me what they think it is and let me address it."
- Janet Reno
"Calamity is the test of integrity."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Calamity, Integrity)
"Necessity may well be called the mother of invention but calamity is the test of integrity."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Mother, Calamity, Integrity, Invention, May, Necessity)
"If you find yourself in a movie that you have questions about, it's not a compromise to your integrity."
- Tim Robbins
(Related: Compromise, Integrity, Questions)
"In my heart of hearts, I know that whatever I do is going to have integrity, and I'm going to work really hard, and I know that fans are going to take to it."
- Christy Romano
(Related: Work, Heart, Fans, Integrity)
"Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love."
- Miguel Angel Ruiz
(Related: Love, Power, Truth, Direction, Gossip, Integrity, Word)
"Morality is a test of our conformity rather than our integrity."
- Jane Rule
(Related: Morality, Conformity, Integrity)
"Arguments of convenience lack integrity and inevitably trip you up."
- Donald Rumsfeld
(Related: Arguments, Integrity)
"I love the TV show, and if you make a bad movie it means you've soiled it. Just like if we made an advert. We were offered so many times and I'd say, look, this is the good thing, and you can't compromise that, because then you compromise the integrity of the characters."
- Jennifer Saunders
(Related: Love, Compromise, Integrity)
"Don't worry so much about your self-esteem. Worry more about your character. Integrity is its own reward."
- Laura Schlessinger
(Related: Character, Integrity, Reward, Self, Worry)
"We all have the right of freedom of speech under the First Amendment. We all don't have to agree with one another on our opinions. Everyone in my circle, that I run around with, we all feel the same about God, country, integrity and character."
- Luke Scott
(Related: God, Character, Country, First, Freedom, Integrity, Opinions, Right, Speech)
"Try to find the path of least resistance and use it without harming others. Live with integrity and morality, not only with people but with all beings."
- Steven Seagal
(Related: Morality, People, Integrity)
"I am most proud of my integrity and least proud of my cynicism."
- Chloe Sevigny
(Related: Cynicism, Integrity)
"I wanted to make sure that the man who found the genie would not take terrible advantage of her, so he needed to be a person of integrity and honor - which is why I made the male lead an astronaut. The rest, as they say, is history."
- Sidney Sheldon
(Related: History, Honor, Integrity, Man, Rest)
"The future may be made up of many factors but where it truly lies is in the hearts and minds of men. Your dedication should not be confined for your own gain, but unleashes your passion for our beloved country as well as for the integrity and humanity of mankind."
- Li Ka Shing
(Related: Men, Country, Dedication, Future, Gain, Humanity, Integrity, Lies, Mankind, May, Passion)
"Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage."
- Charles Simmons
(Related: Love, Men, Greatness, End, First, Integrity, Opposition, Practice, Praise, Self, Universe, Will)
"If you have integrity, nothing else matters. If you don't have integrity, nothing else matters."
- Alan K. Simpson
(Related: Integrity, Nothing)
"Honesty, integrity, and accountability, the values, which should be the hallmark of this government, have instead been thrown under the bus by an arrogant majority, casualties in a misguided campaign to shield from accountability those who abuse this House."
- Louise Slaughter
(Related: Government, Honesty, Values, Abuse, Integrity, Majority)
"The band has always stayed close to its fans and not sold out. That's a very rare thing. I can see how rare that is having been outside of the band for eight years. Maiden has integrity. I think people appreciate that."
- Adrian Smith
(Related: People, Fans, Integrity, Years)
"The man who cannot believe in himself cannot believe in anything else. The basis of all integrity and character is whatever faith we have in our own integrity."
- Roy L. Smith
(Related: Faith, Character, Integrity, Man)
"They will sustain the constitution and laws and institutions of the United States, and be the champions of liberty and of that constitution when its integrity shall be threatened."
- Lorenzo Snow
(Related: Constitution, Integrity, Laws, Liberty, states, United, Will)
"It is time that we provide clarity for our seniors, informing them of the services available that will lower the costs of their prescription drugs and strengthen the overall integrity of the Medicare entitlement."
- Olympia Snowe
(Related: Time, Clarity, Drugs, Integrity, Will)
"If you look at the publishers I've worked with, generally, they're a great bunch. Creation is unlike any other publishing house you can think of. The people I've worked with have integrity and intelligence and, almost always, less money than ideas."
- Peter Sotos
(Related: Intelligence, Money, People, Ideas, Creation, Integrity, Publishing)
"Public confidence in the integrity of the Government is indispensable to faith in democracy; and when we lose faith in the system, we have lost faith in everything we fight and spend for."
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Related: Faith, Government, Confidence, Democracy, Fight, Integrity, Public)
"Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity."
- W. Clement Stone
(Related: Life, Truth, Courage, Integrity, Living, Magic, Right)
"And it is no less true, that personal security and private property rest entirely upon the wisdom, the stability, and the integrity of the courts of justice."
- Joseph Story
(Related: Wisdom, Integrity, Justice, Property, Rest, Security, Stability)
"I knew I wanted to be a journalist ever since I was a teenager. While it is interesting and gratifying to be on the business side and to see how that all works, the main reason I kept a business role here was to protect the editorial integrity of Salon."
- David Talbot
(Related: Business, Integrity, Reason)
"There's also a subplot about a guy who manages pop groups. Dave is a very ambitious boy, and he gets offered an audition but only wants to do it on his terms and conditions. He wants to maintain his integrity."
- Neil Tennant
"So ensuring the integrity of the data and integrity and validity of the connection is a very important element in any company's strategy that is moving towards a Web service paradigm."
- John W. Thompson
(Related: Strategy, Company, Connection, Integrity, Service, Validity)
"I am quite certain in my heart of hearts that modern music and modern art is not a conspiracy, but is a form of truth and integrity for those who practise it honestly, decently and with all their being."
- Michael Tippett
(Related: Art, Music, Truth, Heart, Being, Integrity)
"However, I do firmly believe in maintaining the integrity of the animal."
- Janine Turner
"President Ford was a devoted, decent man of impeccable integrity who put service to his country before his own self interest. He helped heal our nation during a time of crisis, provided steady leadership and restored people's faith in the presidency and in government."
- Mark Udall
(Related: Faith, Government, Leadership, Time, People, Country, Crisis, Integrity, Interest, Man, Nation, Presidency, President, Self, Sel)
"The integrity of the game is everything."
- Peter Ueberroth
"We've got a daunting enough task to provide a definitive account of what happened in 9/11, without fear or favor, something that will last and will survive criticism over time. And we think we can do that with integrity in a bipartisan report."
- Richard Ben Veniste
(Related: Time, Fear, Criticism, Integrity, Will)
"You must consider the bottom line, but make it integrity before profits."
- Denis Waitley
"A life lived with integrity - even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come."
- Denis Waitley
(Related: Life, Fame, Fortune, Integrity, Light, May, Years)
"I know that I and my office acted with the highest integrity as an independent inspector general should act."
- Gerald Walpin
(Related: Act, Integrity, Office)
"As a cop, I dealt with every kind of bum and criminal. They all have more integrity than some Hollywood people."
- Joseph Wambaugh
(Related: People, Hollywood, Integrity)
"It is critical that Democratic candidates, whether they are in New Jersey, or Virginia, or anywhere, emphasize the fact that we can be trusted, and can bring fiscal integrity to our state, local, and national government."
- Mark Warner
(Related: Government, Fact, Integrity, State)
"I've learned to try to sustain myself by holding on to the integrity of who I am. I'm not talking big diva. I'm quiet. I'm shy. And I became stronger when I stopped trying to be the person they wanted me to be."
- Crystal Waters
(Related: Integrity, Quiet, Talking, Trying)
"Integrity of life is fame's best friend, which nobly, beyond death, shall crown in the end."
- John Webster
(Related: Life, Death, Friend, Fame, Integrity)
"I felt that to do this drug, I had to become someone totally different than I was. I had to compromise my integrity, my value system. I knew it was so wrong."
- Kelli White
(Related: Compromise, Integrity, Value, Wrong)
"The important things are children, honesty, integrity and faith."
- Andy Williams
(Related: Faith, Honesty, Children, Integrity)
"It's all about humanity, humility, and integrity."
- Debra Wilson
(Related: Humanity, Humility, Integrity)
"Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not."
- Oprah Winfrey
(Related: Integrity, Right)
"I admire Bruce Springsteen because he's a heroic person who has lots of integrity and has this incredible body of work that is so vital."
- Elizabeth Wurtzel
(Related: Work, Body, Integrity)
"The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty."
- Zig Ziglar
(Related: Love, Success, Faith, Character, Honesty, Integrity, Loyalty)