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sincerity Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about sincerity
  1. #1
    “To rule a country of a thousand chariots, there must be reverent attention to business, and sincerity; economy in expenditure, and love for men; and the employment of the people at the proper seasons.”
  2. #2
    “I daily examine myself on three points:— whether, in transacting business for others, I may have been not faithful;— whether, in intercourse with friends, I may have been not sincere;— whether I may have not mastered and practised the instructions of my teacher.”
  3. #3
    “Henry sang slowly and with great sincerity and conviction...
    ‘Lord lift me up, and let me stand
    By faith on Heaven’s tableland
    A higher plane, that I have found
    Lord, plant my feet on Higher Ground.’
    I sat down, completely stunned. Henry’s voice was filled with desire. I experienced his song as a precious gift.”
  4. #4
    “Frankly, it never occurred to me that I needed someone who looked like me to show me the way. I was ignorant and arrogant and persistent and the writing left me no choice at all.”
  5. #5
    “I intend to keep writing stories that piss people off, that tell the particular kind of truth I think is valid, that will make me feel more and more like a Writer of Stature, Which I honestly think I am, really, I mean it, I don’t doubt it for a second dammit, so stop giggling!”
  6. #6
    “It’s true what they say, thought Shadow. If you can fake sincerity, you’ve got it made.”
  7. #7
    “Do the kinds of things that come from the heart. When you do, you won’t be dissatisfied, you won’t be envious, you won’t be longing for somebody else’s things. On the contrary, you’ll be overwhelmed with what comes back.”
  8. #8
    ″‘But I’d rather look like you than be pretty,’ she told Anne sincerely. Anne laughed, sipped honey from the tribute, and cast away the sting.”
  9. #9
    “But the man who is not afraid to admit everything that he sees to be wrong with himself, and yet recognizes that he may be the object of God’s love precisely because of his shortcomings, can begin to be sincere. His sincerity is based on confidence, not in his own illusions about himself, but in the endless, unfailing mercy of God.”