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personal integrity Quotes

Six of the best book quotes about personal integrity
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“The superior man does not, even for the space of a single meal, act contrary to virtue. In moments of haste, he cleaves to it. In seasons of danger, he cleaves to it.”
Confucius
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Analects
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virtue
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“Nils, a woman who has once sold herself for another’s sake, doesn’t do it a second time.”
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Mrs. Christine Linde
Nils Krogstad
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“I . . . looked in the mirror. . . . I was strong. I was pure. I had genuine thoughts inside that no one could see, that no one could ever take away from me. I was like the wind. . . . And then I draped the large embroidered red scarf over my face and covered these thoughts up. But underneath the scarf I still knew who I was. I made a promise to myself: I would always remember my parents’ wishes, but I would never forget myself.”
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“Integrity is when our words and deeds are consistent with our intentions.”
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“It is precisely because they did love themselves-- because each one’s need to maintain his own respect for himself was more important to him than his popularity with others-- because his desire to win or maintain a reputation for integrity and courage was stronger than his desire to maintain his office.”
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“Your integrity is the only thing they can’t take away from you.”

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