Well, youth is the period of assumed personalities and disguises. It is the time of the sincerely insincere.
The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that you've got it made.
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
I never tempted her with word too large, But, as a brother to his sister, show'd Bashful sincerity and comely love.
When you are obliged to make a statement that you know will cause displeasure, you must say it with every appearance of sincerity this is the only way to make it palatable.
The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Rome, Wrought in a sad sincerity; Himself from God he could not free; He builded better than he knew: The conscious stone to beauty grew.
Sincerity is the way of Heaven.
Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles.
My pessimism extends to the point of even suspecting the sincerity of the pessimists.
A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.
When you are obliged to make a statement that you know will cause displeasure, you must say it with every appearance of sincerity; this is the only way to make it palatable.
Sincerity is no substitute for competence. P.E.I. Bonewits
Sincerity? I can fake that. Bill Clinton
I question your sincerity, Lore. Data
Sincerity? I can fake that. Hawkeye Pierce
Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect freedom must be allowed; nor has anyone who is apt to be angry when he hears the truth any cause to wonder that he does not hear it.
I've never wanted anybody to like me because I had long hair or short hair, or that they liked the way I dressed or they liked the way I smile.
To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; credible we must be truthful.
The worst vice of a fanatic is his sincerity.
What is uttered from the heart alone, Will win the hearts of others to your own.
A good friend can tell you what is the matter with you in a minute. He may not seem such a good friend after telling.
One of the hardest things in this world is to admit you are wrong. And nothing is more helpful in resolving a situation than its frank admission.
The first law for the historian is that he shall never dare utter an untruth. The second is that he shall suppress nothing that is true. Moreover, there shall be no suspicion of partiality in his writing, or of malice.
A man can never hope to be more than he is if he is not first honest about what he isnt.
As you put into practice the qualities of patience, punctuality, sincerity, and solicitude, you will have a better opinion of the world around you