Friday, September 7, 2012


“The core quality of character is integrity. This can be measured by how absolutely honest one is with himself and others. The depth of your integrity largely determines the strength of your commitment to each of your other values.” –Brian Tracy
"Integrity means doing what is right, even when no one else can see you. Integrity means doing what is right, even when it costs you, even when it hurts, even when it's unpopular. Integrity means you don't fudge on ethics, you don't shade the facts a little on your income taxes, you don't slip a few office supplied in your briefcase to take them home at the end of the day, you don't compromise the truth. Your integrity and the example of your life shape not only your own decisions and leadership style, but also the team atmosphere." –Pat Williams
“A great business is seldom if ever built up, except on lines of strictest integrity.” -Andrew Carnegie
"The ultimate measure of man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." –Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Maintain integrity at all costs. There are very few things you take to the grave with you. The No. 1 thing is your reputation and good name.” –Jim Rohn
"Do the next right thing right." -Don Meyer
"Leaders earn the right to lead. How? They manifest integrity...Character is not inherited, it is something that can be built and disciplined." –Vince Lombardi
“It is curious - curious that physical courage should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare.” -Mark Twain
“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
“Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you.” -H. Jackson Brown Jr.
“Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.” -Samuel Johnson
“Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.” -Samuel Johnson
“There is no such thing as a minor lapse of integrity.” -Tom Peters
“A person educated in mind and not in morals is a menace to society.” -Juanita Kidd Stout
“Set your expectations high; find men and women whose integrity and values you respect; get their agreement on a course of action; and give them your ultimate trust.” -John Akers
“Winning is nice if you don't lose your integrity in the process.” -Arnold Horshak
“People who have integrity, whose word you can count on, who you know will work hard, who will be loyal—those are people who are more successful over a long period of time.” –Tom Osborne

“I can’t sacrifice integrity for talent.”
–Dick Bennett

"Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are." -John Wooden
"I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end, when I come to lay down the reins of power, I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me." -Abraham Lincoln