Thomas Carlyle Quote

“Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less rascal in the world.”

~ Thomas Carlyle

Ratings and Comments

Mike, Norwalk

(-; We hold this truth to be self evident ;-)

J Carlton, Calgary

This is why I generally enjoy the company of Libertarians. Having respect for one another's property rights implies an honesty and respect found in very few circles.

Kimo, USA,

And one more true lawwith morals, abiding american, trust, is THE bond between good men, thier word, thier contract, there can be no TRUE relation ship, without honesty betwwen men, when it gits right down to it, if a man cant look me in the eye, i dont trust em, and any man i dont trust, i dont respect, it all goes together, making a rounded human. Its seems to be ok in the mainland, in many cities and states, to lie, lookin a man right in the eye, here, well, many a young man has learned the fadt way, and the best way to remeber to folow the golden eyes. where i live, ya lie, ur done, ya have no respect, you have no friends. Not like the big cties, they would last a few days here. Its so F in easy, ta tell the truth, when ur around cool people, thay respect each other, and protect each others back. J carlton, im a rep, but I totally agree, with most ALL libertarian principals, as i understand it, libertarians are simply 'constitutional men. And the constitution, is MY law.

J Carlton, Calgary

Kimo, at heart all Libertarians are Republicans...not in the GOP sense, but in the Constitutional sense. The tenets of real repiblicanism were dropped from the GOP long ago...and many of us who still respect the Constitution have adopted a new identity with "liberty" built right in to the name. Be Well. :)

jim k, Austin, Tx

Great quote. I suspect that there may even be a few honest people in the U.S. House and Senate, and if they all met at once for coffee at Starbucks, it wouldn't be over crowded.


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