Integrity Quotes (28) Spiritual Sayings

Summary: Definition of Integrity. Integrity is a concept of consistency of actions, values, methods, measures, principles, expectations, and outcomes. In ethics, integrity is regarded as the honesty and truthfulness or accuracy of one's actions. Integrity can be regarded as the opposite of hypocrisy, in that integrity regards internal consistency as a virtue, and suggests that parties holding apparently conflicting values should account for the discrepancy or alter their beliefs. The word "integrity" stems from the Latin adjective integer (whole, complete). In this context, integrity is the inner sense of "wholeness" deriving from qualities such as honesty and consistency of character. As such, one may judge that others "have integrity" to the extent that they act according to the values, beliefs and principles they claim to hold. A value system's abstraction depth and range of applicable interaction may also function as significant factors in identifying integrity due to their congruence or lack of congruence with observation. 


“If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.” 
~ Malcolm X

“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters” 
~ Albert Einstein

“Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.” 
~ Oprah Winfrey

“Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama.” 
~ Miguel Ruiz, The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom

“Friendship is thinking of the other person first.” 
~ George Alexiou

“Before speaking, consult your inner-truth barometer, and resist the temptation to tell people only what they want to hear.” 
~ Wayne W. Dyer

“Integrity is doing the right thing, even if nobody is watching.” 
~ Jim Stovall

If it is not right do not do it; if it is not true do not say it.
~ Marcus Aurelius

If you are not living in joy, you are out of integrity with your soul.
~ Michael Beckwith

Living with integrity means: Not settling for less than what you know you deserve in your relationships. Asking for what you want and need from others. Speaking your truth, even though it might create conflict or tension. Behaving in ways that are in harmony with your personal values. Making choices based on what you believe, and not what others believe.
~ Barbara De Angelis

The meaning of good and bad, of better and worse, is simply helping or hurting.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don’t try to be different. Just be good. To be good is different enough.
~ Arthur Freed

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
~ William James

Wisdom is knowing what to do next, virtue is doing it.
~ David Star Jordan

The time is always right to do what is right.
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
~ Keshavan Nair

Values are like fingerprints. Nobody's are the same, but you leave 'em all over everything you do.
~ Elvis Presley

Anger is an integrity-producing response to the invasion of your personal boundaries.
~ Gabrielle Roth

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 Ángel Ruiz

Treat all as your own self. Do not have a double standard.
~ Sathya Sai Baba

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

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
~ William Shakespeare

If you have integrity, nothing else matters. If you don’t have integrity, nothing else matters.
~ Alan Simpson

The act of acting morally is behaving as if everything we do matters.
Gloria Steinem

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

Be not merely good. Be good for something.
~ Henry David Thoreau

With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.
~ Mark Twain

Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.
~ John Wesley

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