What is the value, or purpose, of honesty (I wondered, this morning, while out on my walk)

In a world brimful with deception, outrage & lies?


Peace of mind.

That's all.

(some things are really quite quite simple, aren't they??)


p.s. a posting called 'Let's Be Honest' here.

'Quote of the day' with this post: “If you do not tell the truth about yourself, you cannot tell it about other people.” – Virginia Woolf, 1882-1941   

Another favourite: “Truth is the only safe ground to stand on.” Elizabeth Cady Stanton

& “When in doubt, speak the truth.” – Mark Twain

& “Our own life is the instrument with which we experiment with the truth.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

& let's not forget this one!

“A clear conscience is more valuable than wealth.” – Filipino proverb

[many more quotations about truth here; more on conscience here ]