WHAT IS HONESTY????
Honesty refers to
a facet of moral character and
and virtuous attributes such
as integrity, truthfulness, and
straight forwardness, including
straight forwardness of conduct,
along with the absence of lying,
cheating, theft, etc.
Honesty is valued in many ethnic and
"Honesty is the best policy"
is proverb of Benjamin Franklin; however,
the quote "Honesty is the first chapter in the
book of wisdom" is attributed to Thomas
Jefferson, as used in a letter to Nathaniel
Treat those who are good
with goodness, and also
treat those who are not
good with goodness. Thus
goodness is attained. Be
honest to those who are
honest, and be also honest
to those who are not
honest. Thus honesty is
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success,
without which confidence and ability to
perform shall cease to exist.
Honesty is the
possess, and yet all
the honesty in the
world ain't lawful
tender for a loaf of
A milkman became very wealthy through dishonest means.
He had to cross a river daily to reach the city where his
customers lived. He mixed the water of the river generously
with the milk that he sold for a good profit. One day he went
around collecting the dues in order to celebrate the wedding
of his son. With the large amount thus collected he
purchased plenty of rich clothes and glittering gold
ornaments. But while crossing the river the boat capsized
and all his costly purchases were swallowed by the river. The
milk vendor was speechless with grief. At that time he heard
a voice that came from the river, “Do not weep. What you
have lost is only the illicit gains you earned through cheating
MORAL : Honest dealings are always supreme. Money
earned by wrong methods will never remain for ever.
Once there was a poor boy in a town, his father had died.
He had a widow mother and three younger sisters. there
was no source of income to support them. He tried much to
get a job but in vain. One day he was walking On road. He
saw a Money bag lying beside. He picked and opened it.
There was a huge amount of rupees 1 Lac in the purse and
address card was also there in the purse. He went to his
mother and told her the fact. Here mother strictly ordered
him to give the purse to the owner at his address. The boy
reached before the owner of he purse and handed over it to
him. The owner was a big mill owner. He was very glad and
thankful to see the honesty of the boy. The mill Owner
asked him as to where he is was working , The boy told the
whole story of problem. The rich man was too much
impressed and gave him a good job in his factory. Thus the
poor boy got the reward of his honesty and passed happy
days of life
WHY YOU LIE
Lies to make
We lie to peers
Lies that avoid
We lie to
HOW TO BE HONEST
will make you
and decide to
Do things that
make you feel
have to lie for
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