Quotes Blog #6: Integrity

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Students from the American University in Dubai put together a series of original quotes and thoughts on the Fundamental Values of Academic Integrity. The quotes were compiled and edited by Jeanette Teh, Assistant Professor of the School of Business Administration, Tiara Willis, and Omar Abdel Raouf Maassrani. Quotes on Integrity Be daring, be different, be impractical; be anything that will assert integrity ofpurpose and imaginative vision against the play–it–safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary. 
— Cecil Beaton

Without integrity, no company can have positive word of mouth 
— Jay Abraham

Men of integrity, by their 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

Integrity has no need of rules. 
— Albert Camus

Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. Absolve you to yourself, and you shall have the suffrage of the world. 
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

A righteous man who walks in his integrity. How blessed are his sons after him. 
— Proverbs 20:7

The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity.
— Proverbs 11:3

Integrity is what we do, what we say, and what we say we do. 
-–Don Galer

We laugh at honor, and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.
— C.S. Lewis

Don’t compromise yourself. It’s all you’ve got.
— Janis Joplin

Integrity — When you do the right thing even though no one is watching.
— Anon

Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
— Sophocles

Lose your wealth and you’ve lost nothing. Lose your health and you’ve lost something. Lose your character and you’ve lost everything.
— Ben Lapadula

Real integrity stays in place whether the test is adversity or prosperity.
— Charles Swindoll

It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
— Mark Twain

Don’t worry so much about your self– esteem. Worry more about your character. Integrity is its own reward. 
— Laura Schlessinger

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

Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people. 
— Spencer Johnson

Subtlety may deceive you; integrity never will. 
— Oliver Cromwell

In great matters men show themselves as they wish to be seen; in small matters, as they are. 
— Gamaliel Bradford

Integrity: A name is the blueprint of the thing we call character. You ask, What’s in a name? I answer, Just about everything you do.
— Morris Mandel

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

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

I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day. 
— Abraham Lincoln

I hate mankind, for I think myself one of the best of them, and I know how bad I am. 
— Samuel Johnson

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