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Quotes of sincerity

  1. The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity – Thomas Carlyle
  2. Sincerity is not a spontaneous flower nor is modesty either. – Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
  3. The secret of success is sincerity – Jean Giraudoux
  4. A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity – Robert Hall
  5. Insincerity is always weakness; sincerity even in error is strength. – George Henry Lewes
  6. Sincerity is moral truth. – George Henry Lewes
  7. What is the thing that Hollywood demands most? Sincerity No place in the world will pay such a high price for this admirable trait. – Hattie McDaniel
  8. I never find sincerity offensive... so, be sincere. – Christopher Meloni
  9. We want deeper sincerity of motive, a greater courage in speech and earnestness in action. – Sarojini Naidu
  10. Sincerity and competence is a strong combination. In politics, it is everything. – Peggy Noonan
  11. Never try to look into both eyes at the same time. Switch your gaze from one eye to the other. That signals warmth and sincerity – Dorothy Sarnoff
  12. Intelligent analysis of the composer's intention and strict adherence to it automatically ensures sincerity – Kate Smith
  13. And yet because of my attempt at sincerity I have been condemned, hooted at, reviled; filthy rumors have been circulated about me, not about my characterizations but about me personally, my private self. – Erich von Stroheim
  14. Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect freedom must be allowed; nor has anyone who is apt to be angry when he hears the truth any cause to wonder that he does not hear it. – Tacitus
  15. I now announce myself as candidate for the Presidency. I anticipate criticism; but however unfavorable I trust that my sincerity will not be called into question. – Victoria Woodhull

Usage examples for sincerity

  1. And with apparent sincerity and devotion he repeated Beza's Confession of Faith. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  2. She was not looking at him when she said: " No; sincerity is always just. – The Grafters by Francis Lynde
  3. Well, we had to prove our sincerity – Dawn of All by Robert Hugh Benson
  4. He leaned across the desk toward me, in his earnestness,- and I could not doubt his sincerity – The Plum Tree by David Graham Phillips
  5. " Well, I confess, in all sincerity said M. de Clagny, " that if I had met you anywhere else than at Bracieux, I should not have recognised you- you are so much bigger, you know, and then, so much more beautiful that, with the exception of the lovely violet eyes, which have not changed, there is nothing remaining of the little baby- girl of years ago." – Bijou by Gyp
  6. " At least that," he said, with a tone of grave sincerity which she no longer doubted. – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  7. She did not even flush at the words, sprung from a great sincerity – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  8. I believe there is a good degree of sincerity in the man and his wife, and the two sons appear to be tender and hopeful. – Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel by John Yeardley
  9. I hope you see my sincerity – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  10. He spoke at length like himself, with quiet assurance, with sincerity and again it was the best thing he could have done. – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  11. Now he was attempting it again, with more sincerity energy, and determination than he ever before had been forced to display. – The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers
  12. I loved them with all my heart; I would have allowed myself to be cut into bits for them; and, in all sincerity I imagined that this affection would endure throughout my life. – The Story of a Child by Pierre Loti
  13. Do you doubt my sincerity – Democracy An American Novel by Henry Adams
  14. This amiable pair left me at seven in the evening, and I thanked the husband in such a manner that he could not doubt my sincerity and, in truth, I said no more than I felt. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  15. Jane defended herself with an equal sincerity and a good many truths were made clear to her that had only hitherto been like a restless movement of her consciousness. – The Measure of a Man by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  16. I thank you, he pursued after an instant to Mrs. Brook- I thank you for your sincerity – The Awkward Age by Henry James
  17. And this morning, when I said I loved the country, it was, most of all, for its sincerity – The Bail Jumper by Robert J. C. Stead
  18. She even guessed that his revelation of feeling was less for his personal relief than for her personal benefit; that he was carrying out, in all the depths of his sincerity a wish to comfort her, to take her out of herself. – Franklin Kane by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  19. Then, if you can see that, you must see that I speak to you now in all sincerity – The Inner Shrine by Basil King
  20. He's a much better chap than I am, you know, said Piers, with an odd touch of sincerity – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell