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Candor is a proof of both a just frame of mind, and of a good tone of breeding. It is a quality that belongs equally to the honest man and to the gentleman. (Quote by - James F. Cooper)

If modesty and candor are necessary to an author in his judgment of his own works, no less are they in his reader. (Quote by - Sarah Fielding)

In requiring this candor and simplicity of mind in those who would investigate the truth of our religion, Christianity demands nothing more than is readily conceded to every branch of human science. (Quote by - Simon Greenleaf)

In all my public and private acts as your president, I expect to follow my instincts of openness and candor with full confidence that honesty is always the best policy in the end. (Quote by - Gerald R. Ford)

Candor is the brightest gem of criticism. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

Entire generations of Americans have come of age since the ancient time when the president's power was constrained by a duty of candor to the American people. (Quote by - James Bovard)

Your candor is worth everything to your cause. It is refreshing to find a person with a new theory who frankly confesses that he finds difficulties, insurmountable, at least for the present. (Quote by - Asa Gray)

Candor is a compliment; it implies equality. It's how true friends talk. (Quote by - Peggy Noonan)

Friends, if we be honest with ourselves, we shall be honest with each other. (Quote by - George Macdonald)

I want to make it clear publicly that I expect more candor from this Administration during the next four years, particularly with members on the Foreign Relations Committee so that we can maintain a bipartisan foreign policy. (Quote by - George Voinovich)

Gracious to all, to none subservient, Without offense he spoke the word he meant. (Quote by - Thomas Bailey Aldrich)

There should be a readiness, on our part, to investigate with candor to follow the truth wherever it may lead us, and to submit, without reserve or objection, to all the teachings of this religion, if it be found to be of divine origin. (Quote by - Simon Greenleaf)

Examine what is said, not him who speaks. (Quote by - Arabian Proverb)

Innocence in genius, and candor in power, are both noble qualities. (Quote by - Madame de Stael)

All faults may be forgiven of him who has perfect candor. (Quote by - Walt Whitman)

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble. (Quote by - Mahatma Gandhi)

It is always well to accept your own shortcomings with candor but to regard those of your friends with polite incredulity. (Quote by - Russell Lynes)

In all candor, the Court fails to perceive any reason for suspending the power of courts to get evidence and rule on questions of privilege in criminal matters simply because it is the president of the United States who holds the evidence. (Quote by - John J. Sirica)

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

There is no diplomacy like candor. (Quote by - Edward V. Lucas)

Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin. (Quote by - Tacitus)

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