... pure honesty is a doubtful quality; it means often lack of imagination.
That absolute pure honesty of the horse, man that's just the greatest thing there is
Every virtue inclines to stupidity, every stupidity to virtue; "stupid to the point of sanctity," they say in Russia, - let us be careful lest out of pure honesty we eventually become saints and bores!
I want people to hear the honesty in my singing, and that I'm not hiding behind anything. It's raw. It's not for any arrogance or ego. It's just pure feelings.
Complete honesty has nothing to do with 'purity' or naivety. The full truth is unattainable to naivety, and the completely honest artist is not pure in heart.
Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it.
Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.