I Respect Honesty and Integrity

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    I'm Constantly Feeling Let Down By People Who Don't Keep Their Word... Or Worse

    It has always been ingrained in my personality, that when I say I will do something, meet someone, etc...  to do  otherwise is something that never enters my mind.  Yet, often, I feel like I'm one of a very few who think the same way.  Seems I should have learned by now that...
    FeelinSurreal FeelinSurreal
    41-45, F
    11 Responses Mar 29, 2011

    While we talk about a great deal about

    respecting the truth, while most of us regard the truth with genuine respect. The fact is that lies are common in our lives everyday.
    iqmalzbrown iqmalzbrown
    26-30, M
    Feb 1, 2014
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Jun 1, 2015

    In my short time on this App I've notice

    that everyone for some reason lies, or is very deceitful. I can't figure out why though. For most it's like really? I just want just met you, or you me, on the Internet. So what is the point of lying, being manipulative, or deceitful? I've also learned that EP is very good at...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Mar 14, 2016

    That which has no price

    a mans honesty, integrity  his word ..... his name . To a man something which has worth beyond that of gold .
    salar1 salar1
    51-55, M
    19 Responses May 25, 2009

    Respect and honesty are a necessity.

    Anything else is unacceptable. If you do not have those, what is the point?
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jun 11, 2015


    My thoughts on this are very strong.  I respect honesty and inegrity because I know deep down that it is not an easy road to take or the most popular but the payoff is my self worth and others.  I have been told that I am honest to a fault.  By this I mean somtimes...
    Trich Trich
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jun 7, 2008
    openwindows openwindows
    41-45, F
    2 Responses May 22, 2013

    Very Important In Life And Too Me

    Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking.  There are too many people who think that the only thing that's right is to get by, and the only thing that's wrong is to get caught.  ~ J.C. Watts If you have integrity, nothing else matters.  If you don't...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Jul 30, 2010

    Women beware of "eastcoasrfun".

    Not really a man but a female doing some school experiment.
    clmr33 clmr33
    46-50, F
    1 Response Mar 13, 2016

    So, im fed up with reading these silly stories,

    to all those out there who lie about being MMA fighters & boxers, you need to stop it, it takes years of hard training to become a fighter, to us real ones you are just a pathetic embarrassment, if it is something you want to do then get off your arse & do it, but do not, DO NOT...
    Xalinder Xalinder
    41-45, M
    Jun 5, 2015

    Truth, Integrity And Honesty....and Other Myths

    Over the last week, I have found out that I am a dinosaur.....or at least on the endangered species list. I was raised to believe in the Golden Rule: “that one should behave toward others as one would have others behave toward oneself”. I have always believed that the...
    EloquentExec EloquentExec
    51-55, M
    22 Responses Nov 18, 2011

    I respect honesty and integrity in a

    relationship. If relationship partners do not have these ingredients then that relationship is doomed, dead, and finished.
    funchickfromcanada funchickfromcanada
    36-40, F
    May 18, 2014
    deleted deleted
    Nov 19, 2015

    I respect it, because I have none.

    In the blink of an eye, the relationship that I had with my girlfriend, is over. I chose to lie in order to make something work. I believe in white lies. They're a small part of life that is necessary for things to flow easier. Ignorance is bliss in certain occasions, but not...
    Alania21 Alania21
    26-30, M
    Jul 8, 2015

    Pushy People

    Earlier tonight, I had a guy who didn't even know me, go piranha on me because going by his antagonistic reply, he was unhappy with a question I asked about Love. He went on about how he knew I must not believe in love and became argumentative because blah blah blah.... So yes, I...
    JustaTouch JustaTouch
    56-60, M
    Jun 24, 2013

    Those three ways are

    so good in a person's personality.
    mother1983 mother1983
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 15, 2015

    I was just thinking about these two words

    and what's your moral mind set!?! What would you do if a store clerk handed you too much change? Do you ever lie to your spouse? Just reviewing my behavior with these two words.
    KathleenD13 KathleenD13
    56-60, F
    10 Responses Apr 5, 2016

    Playing games is fine

    when it's done in a proper place and time. When I have to question something, or if someone has to question me, well, things don't work.
    rickie53 rickie53
    41-45, M
    Feb 12, 2014


    I cannot do without Honesty and Integrity in my life, because it leaves out Moral acuity, Principals, and Dignity. All these words could fit under the same definition in a simple world, but we're not so simple! We're a very complex world society attempting to reach a standard...
    deleted deleted
    7 Responses Feb 25, 2010


    No matter what we may call it - cover it up to be - or make it look like...the truth is what it is... and always will be. Starting with what is saves time and face!  :-) The ultimate truth may not be obtainable in this life, but stating what we know is so - and living...
    enuf enuf
    41-45, M
    1 Response Mar 2, 2008

    Living With Integrity.

    the ultimate goal. to be true to yourself and to others. what can be more beautiful?
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Nov 16, 2007


    I do like "I Respect Honesty and Integrity." I have Honesty but I need Integrity. Ninety percent of who we are is internal, and only ten percent is outside of us." -- Anonymous Think of Honesty and Integrity as sisters.   Honesty is truthful and is well...
    mother1983 mother1983
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jul 27, 2008

    I find respect in people

    who aren't afraid of honesty. Saying exactly what's on your mind confidently enough to laugh when you think it's funny and let the emotion take place in your voice when it's there. That's what a real conversation consists of and one day I'll have the confidence to show that...
    djgirl9 djgirl9
    18-21, F
    Jan 8, 2015

    It's So Much Easier to ...

    It's so much easier to get along with people if you are honest and live your life with integrity.  To me it's the only way to live a productive life.
    Luvbooks Luvbooks
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 21, 2008

    I love H&I it's the only way,

    I feel close with people
    deazzy deazzy
    22-25, M
    Jun 25, 2015

    How I Act When No One Is Looking...

    Recently, i've been appalled at hearing different stories shared between my friends, and general behavior i have noticed in people concerning integrity. As a form of honesty to myself, I had been exercising integrity for a while now. I don't know where it came from but believe it...
    sarisii sarisii
    18-21, F
    Dec 3, 2013

    Integrity, what you do

    when nobody is watching. (is it the same as when somebody is watching? )
    jacksonp jacksonp
    61-65, M
    1 Response Jul 25, 2015

    While They Are Similar,

    they are also opposites, for integrity is earned, while honesty is generated. I think the triad would include TRUST, to be complete.
    deleted deleted
    Mar 24, 2009

    a lady has to catch a flight

    and have one hour only to get to the airport. she stops a taxi and make her problem clear to the driver. the driver's eyes roam around for couple of seconds and says "mam, i can get you there in about one hour but with the traffic now at rush hour, i'd suggest i take you to the...
    xthedreamerx xthedreamerx
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Feb 9, 2016

    Why can't People be honest ?

    I am firm believer that being honest is better then pretending to be someone u are not! Staying in a Unhealthy or Un satisfying Relationship is not going to make u happy. Also, if u meet a person who u " Click with" never let an opportunity go by to get to know him/ her, they...
    Only1me4life Only1me4life
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jul 9, 2015

    Honesty Leads To Trust...Simple, Right?

    My husband is a liar. He always has been, and I fear he always will be. Even the stupid, inconsequential things, I find him lying about....I don't understand why. There would have been no repercussions for his actions, but as soon as he lied about it, now there are! Now, the...
    NotHisBabydoll NotHisBabydoll
    46-50, F
    10 Responses Apr 14, 2013

    It is beautiful to be able to respect someone

    for who one is rather than what one is !
    Hornesty Hornesty
    46-50, M
    1 Response Aug 10, 2015

    Why are there so many pathetic,

    vile, contemptible, parasitic little perverts on this site who insist on sending photos of their "parts" to women? Do they find it funny? Do they get off on making a woman feel disgusted or unsafe? Do they behave in such a way in the real world? I wonder how many of them have a...
    Xalinder Xalinder
    41-45, M
    7 Responses Jun 3, 2015


    It was always hard to be true to my words, I felt embarrassed of how bad my life was. I had been always pretending to be looked nice or just for a reason to please people. I was eventually realized its not good for me and for anyone else who get involved in my life, there are...
    GryenLZ GryenLZ
    26-30, M
    Nov 16, 2013


    Sometimes I feel like the qualities of honesty and integrity have been lost. Like good manners, spelling and proper English, they have somehow disappeared into that void of indifference. I wonder if we've all just become so jaded we've come to accept lower standards. We've been...
    SeriouslySappy SeriouslySappy
    51-55, F
    8 Responses Aug 19, 2010

    Don'T Lie To Me

    It's not hard. If you screw up I don't care, as long as you confess it and tell me the truth instead of hiding behind lies that I can see through or that I will figure out.
    KisKat KisKat
    18-21, F
    Jul 1, 2013

    It's true that being smart

    and intelligent is really necessary but if you are dishonest and not sincere then I wouldn't mind being fooled by you but I won't stay with you.
    Maaren Maaren
    18-21, M
    Jul 3, 2015

    How Do You Do It?

    I hope at least that there are still some sane people that view respect as treating and allowing others to be dealt with in a polite and humane way that shows regard for their wishes that do not encroach upon the well being of others. If I dislike being called "bud" and ask you...
    JustaTouch JustaTouch
    56-60, M
    Jun 21, 2013
    OddButResilient OddButResilient
    46-50, M
    1 Response Feb 10, 2016


    Imagine if one of those words are not there do you think it would be acceptable?Some will say yes,and others are not?I think it would be best if all of it is there because if maybe for your view it doesnt makes sense? Of course because your view differes to those who write it...
    tawam tawam
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jan 31, 2013

    Took my guys out, 9 guys,

    $600 so not too bad. All in the name of relationships and business. I'd like to go bigger, like take a few teams to Vegas, spend a couple of grand, but compliance... In my business, relationships are everything. They had fun and appreciated it, so it's all good.
    erednecsa erednecsa
    46-50, M
    Aug 2, 2014

    Yes,I do always. But I've just realised

    that a necessary little white lie will go a long way in order to pay my respect to honesty and integrity forever.
    whyacinth whyacinth
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 22, 2016

    In Literature And In Life

    Not always, but habitually I can see straight through most pretenders. I can’t read palms or look into your eyes and tell you all about your future, but, simply give me some time alone with your words, in person or in print and in a brief while, I will see your heart. I’m not...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone
    56-60, F
    6 Responses Feb 26, 2012

    Be honest and open and you will get the same

    from me. If not I will get pissed off quickly so watch out!
    Littlebikiechick Littlebikiechick
    46-50, F
    1 Response Mar 17, 2014
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