Isaac Asimov: Integrity over honesty

Via farnamstreetblog.com   Article

“Integrity, is, to me, a somewhat stronger word than ‘honesty.’ ‘Honesty’ often implies truth-telling and little more, but ‘integrity’ implies wholeness, soundness, a complex philosophy of life.

To have integrity is to stand by your word, to have a sense of honor, to do what you have agreed to do and to do it as best as you can. To have integrity is to be satisfied with nothing less than the best job you can do.

In that sense, anyone can have integrity, regardless of how small and unimportant a role he may play in the world…”

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