Quotes by frankness

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  • Henrik Ibsen
    Henrik Ibsen
    Norwegian dramatist 1828-1906
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    A marriage based on full confidence, based on complete and unqualified frankness on both sides; they are not keeping anything back; there's no deception underneath it all. If I might so put it, it's an agreement for the mutual forgiveness of sin.
  • Tennessee Williams
    Tennessee Williams
    American playwright 1911-1983
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    All cruel people describe themselves as paragons of frankness.
  • Barbara Kingsolver
    Barbara Kingsolver
    American novelist, essayist and poet 1955-
    Barbara Kingsolver
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    Her body moved with the frankness that comes from solitary habits. But solitude is only a human presumption. Every quiet step is thunder to beetle life underfoot; every choice is a world made new for the chosen. All secrets are witnessed.
    Source: Prodigal Summer
  • Alexander Smith
    Alexander Smith
    Scottish Poet, Author 1830-1867
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    If you wish to preserve your secret, wrap it up in frankness.
  • Abel Hermant
    Abel Hermant
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    Lies kill love, it's been said. Well, what about frankness, then.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly, and expresses himself with frankness and with fervor.
  • Marquis de Custine
    Marquis de Custine
    French aristocrat and writer 1790-1857
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    The love of their country is with them only a mode of flattering its master; as soon as they think that master can no longer hear, they speak of everything with a frankness which is the more startling because those who listen to it become responsible.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    There is no wisdom like frankness.
  • André Maurois
    André Maurois
    French writer (ps. of Émile Herzog) 1885-1967
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    We appreciate frankness from those who like us. Frankness from others is called insolence.
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