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Honesty is the best policy

This page is about the saying "Honesty is the best policy"

Possible meaning:
Both in the short term and in the long term, honesty will repay you better than dishonesty. It is best to be truthful at all times.

Note:
honesty (noun) = the quality of being truthful and sincere

Quick Quiz

The saying "honesty is the best policy" advises us

a. to have insurance against dishonesty

b. always to be sincere

c. to be honest when appropriate

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Contributor: Josef Essberger