Honesty Quotes

Where I could not be honest, I never yet was valiant

Friday, April 29th, 2011
King Lear sculpture

GONERIL:
I had rather lose the battle than that sister
Should loosen him and me.

ALBANY:
Our very loving sister, well be-met.
Sir, this I hear; the king is come to his daughter…

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Say what you have to say, not what you ought

Thursday, February 4th, 2010
spool of thread wth pins

No face which we can give to a matter will stead us so well at last as the truth. This alone wears well. For the most part, we are not where we are, but in a false position. Through an infirmity of our natures, we suppose a case, and put…

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Hip is short-term, earnest is long term

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009
girl wearing mask

Earnestness is highly underestimated. It comes from the core, while hip is trying to impress you with the surface.

“Hip” people love parodies. But there’s no such thing as a timeless parody, is there? I have more respect for the…

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