Integrity

To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.

It is integrity that invests man with immortality, and bestows upon him the privilege of direct communion with God.

To succeed, one must possess an effective combination of ability, ambition, courage, drive, hard work, integrity and loyalty.

A successful life is not an easy life. It is built upon strong qualities, sacrifice, endeavor, loyalty, integrity.

There are interests by the sacrifice of which peace is too dearly purchased. One should never be at peace to the shame of his own soul - to the violation of his integrity or of his allegiance to God.

In Confucianism, all of us - men and women - are born soldiers. The soldier is the universal individual. No matter what you do for a living - doctor, lawyer, fisherman, thief - you are a fighter. Life is war. The war is to maintain personal integrity in a world that demands betrayal and corruption. All behavior is strategy and tactics. All relationships are martial. Marriages are military alliances.

Genuine intellectual integrity is found in experimental knowing. Until this lesson is fully learned, it is not safe to dissociate knowledge from experiment nor experiment from experience.

By virtue, integrity, perseverance and true modesty it is poss

A clean and sensitive conscience, a steadfast and scrupulous integrity in small things as well as great, is the most valuable of all possessions, to a nation as to an individual.

Integrity begins with a person being willing to be honest with himself.

Calamity and Prosperity are the Touchstones of Integrity.

In dealings between man and man, truth, sincerity and integrity are of the utmost importance to the felicity of life.

Integrity simply means a willingness not to violate one's identity.

Economy is the parent of integrity, of liberty, and of ease; and the beauteous sister of temperance, of cheerfulness, and health; and profuseness is a cruel and crafty demon, that gradually involves her followers in dependence and debts, and so fetters them with irons that enter into their innermost souls.

In the highest selflessness lies the greatest power. Ultimately, neglect of duty is due to selfishness. Because of selfishness we omit the good and commit the bad. Selfishness makes us shrink from the fulfillment of our life-task. The humble person with integrity has no trace of selfishness, his self-sacrifice is not obstructed by egotism. He is always ready to use the last spark of his energy and the last fiber of his being in doing good. He feels he has been granted life only to use his every breath for the energetic fulfillment of the good. His entire sojourn on earth, regardless of the length of its duration, is true living. When he has departed from the world, one may say of him: He was alive.

A man of integrity will never listen to any plea against conscience.

Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.

Marriage is the strictest tie of perpetual friendship, and there can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity; and he must expect to be wretched, who pays to beauty, riches, or politeness that regard which only virtue and piety can claim.

Integrity is praised and starves.