|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|Loss of sincerity is loss of vital power.|
BoveeSummaries of Thought. Sincerity.
| Of all the evil spirits abroad at this hour in the world, insincerity is the most dangerous.|
FroudeShort Studies on Great Subjects. Education.
| Sincerity is impossible, unless it pervade the whole being, and the pretence of it saps the very foundation of character.|
LowellEssay on Pope.
| There is no greater delight than to be conscious of sincerity on self-examination.|
MenciusWorks. Bk. VII. Ch. IV.
|Bashful sincerity and comely love.|
Much Ado About Nothing. Act IV. Sc. 1. L. 55.
| Men should be what they seem;|
Or those that be not, would they might seem none!
Othello. Act III. Sc. 3. L. 126.
| A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.|
Oscar WildeThe Critic as Artist. Pt. I.